golf news

26th March 2018


Wed. 21 Mar - Men’s 4 Weeker - Week 3 - In A Grade Colin Coleman won with 65 nett and runner-up Geoff Vesey scored a 70 nett. In A Grade Ray Matthews achieved a nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Ian Richardson was closest on 9th/18th. B grade player Bill Buckley was nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Alan Rowarth was the most accurate on 9th/18th .

Thu. 22 Mar - Women's 18 Hole Stableford - Pleasant autumn weather with a few gusts of wind. The A grade winner Jan Shaw finished with 35 points and runner-up Janice McKenzie scored 31 points. In B grade Faith Morrissy won with 27 points closely followed by Caroline Wren with 26 points.  None of the players managed to drive the greens on 1st/10th or 9th/18th. A few women played 9 holes only and these scores can be used for handicapping if requested before play commences.

Fri. 23 Mar - Women’s Otway Pennant - The very impressive course of Torquay was the venue for the last round.  Our opponent Ocean Grove won 3 ½ to 1 1/2. Jean Hansen was excited to win 1 up on the 18th hole and Martha Macintyre had a close finish and squared her match.  Our other players stretched their opponents with close matches too.  Lyn Box 3/2, Sandra Toone 3/1 and Faith Morrissy 2/1.  Congratulations to Clifton Springs on winning the pennant flag after defeating their closest rival Lorne.

Sun. 25 Mar - Men's 18 Hole Stableford - 9 men contested this event with winner Ken Johnson on 35 points and Don O’Meara runner-up on 32 points. The only player nearest the pin was Ray Matthews on 1st/10th hole.

Men’s Handicap Pennant Division 6 - sponsored by Plumb Heating & Cooling resulted in a win for Colac 4 to 1.  In the Apollo Bay team John Nankervis was 1 down, David Wagstaff had a 4/3 win, Jason Newcombe 5/4 loss, Bill Buckley 3/1 loss and David Ivens a 3/2 loss.

Men’s Scratch Pennant Division 5 - sponsored by Plumb Heating and Cooling, Round 2 at the Geelong Golf Club Apollo Bay v. Ocean Grove resulted in a 5 ½ to 1 ½ win for Apollo Bay. Wins to: Andrew Hill 6/5, Darren Gill 5/4, Don Wagstaff 4/3, Colin Coleman 4/3 and Rocky Dimieri 2/1.  Peter Collard squared his match and bad luck for Bob Bedson 4/3 down.

Mon. 26 Mar - Women’s 9 Holes 2-Person Ambrose - cancelled because of heavy rain and wind.

Coming up

The Chicken Run continues on Friday each week. Please make up your own groups.


New players are invited to join our Monday Women's competitions for $6 and clubs can be provided.  Beginners are welcome.  Hit off is 1pm, however, arrive at 12.15 to organise clubs, cards etc and register your name.

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