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11th December 2017


Wed. 6 Dec - Men’s Par event: 20 players competed with ten in each grade. The winner in A grade with +6 was Colin Coleman and Don Wagstaff with +1 was runner-up. The B grade winner with +5 was Ray Matthews and runner-up on a count-back from Peter Forbes, was Bruce Thomas with +4. In A grade Peter Collard was nearest the pin on 1st/10th and on 9th/18th- Doug Honey. The B grade accurate drivers were Ray Matthews on 1st/10th and Bruce Thomas on 9th/18th.

Thu. 7 Dec - This was closing day for the women’s competitions where players donned national costumes from around the world to play 9 holes Ambrose with special rules, followed by lunch and Christmas gifts. The winning team comprised of Vicki Hannah, Mariette Deppeler and Joycie Henderson had nett 34.7. Runners-up were Sandra Toone, Sue McKenzie and Caroline Wren with 36.5 nett. This team also had only 11 putts, but as only one trophy is awarded to a team for the event the putting trophy went to Dawn Thomas, Shirley Amery and Jan Shaw with 12 putts. Jean Hansen, Jeanette Dodds and Janice McKenzie were out of luck with 14 putts, but were awarded a prize for this.

Sun. 10 Dec - Men’s 3 man stableford Classic produced the following results: Winners, with 91 points were the team of Lance Thomas, Ray Matthews and Dick McGrath. Runners-up with 88 points were Geoff Vesey, Alan Rowarth and Peter Forbes. Nearest the piins on 1st/10th in A Grade was Don O’Meara and in B Grade Lance Thomas. Rocky Dimieri took the honour for A Grade on the 9th/18th hole.

Coming up

Tue. 12 Dec - 8pm - AGM

Thu. 14 Dec - 6.30pm - Ladies Dinner at the Clubhouse.

From Mon. 11 Dec women make up your own groups for a hit of golf now that official events have finished for 2017.

The chicken Run continues on a Friday each week.

A Wednesday mixed competition will be held over the summer break.

Women players are meeting each Monday at 1 pm for 9 holes stableford or stroke. Make up your own groups.

Special competition and meal New Year’s Eve- see notice board at clubhouse.

The Apollo Bay Golf Club is pleased to announce that it has pledged $10,000 towards the enclosing and heating of the current Apollo Bay swimming pool.

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