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Seymour golf

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September 14, 2017

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Last Wednesday we saw just seven players for a stroke round.

The winner was Jenny Jeong with a nett 72.

The 18-hole balls were won by Jeong and Helen Gilbert who had a score of nett 73.

The winner of the nine-hole comp was Lynne McLean with 32.5 nett.

The nine-hole balls were won by McLean and Gilbert.

The nearest-the-pin on the 13th went to McLean and no-one found the eighth.

Today will be a 4BBB stroke — draw for partners.

Next Wednesday we will play a par round.

The chicken run on Thursday was won by Des Phelan with a +2 from a good field of 24 players. The nearest-the-pin on the eighth went to Shaun Bryant.

Tomorrow will be a stroke round on the back nine.

On Sunday we are hosting a charity day to fight motor neurone disease.

The competition is a four-person ambrose and all are invited to participate.

The cost is $20 per person including lunch.

Please book with Barry on 0418577900 or Jo on 0412050805.

Starting on October 7 we will be holding a series of clinics for beginners and novice golfers with Golf Victoria.

These will go for five weeks and will be followed by a further five weeks of supervised play.

Please phone Jo Goodacre on 0412050805 or Helen Gilbert on 0413480638 if you are interested in participating or have any questions regarding the clinics.

Phil Neville has maintained his form to earn back-to-back victories.

Stableford was the day’s event and Neville produced 39 points to take the win by two.

Any explanations for his current run of good form were not forthcoming but his playing partners have put it down to sheer luck.

Runner-up, on 37 points, was bridesmaid Shane McCormick who must be running out of dress designs and colour choices by now.

Also on 37 points was Harold Rayner followed by Tim Baldwin and David Love on 36.

Nearest-the-pin went to Bob Norris on the 13th and Lindsay Hall on the 16th.

Next week will be an MND fundraiser event for golfers and novices alike. The format is a four-person ambrose.

Assembly is 9.30am for a 10am hit-off, and entries can be made with Barry on 0418577900 or David 0419672442.

Seymour

After a few very cold days the fields for Wednesday’s golf were a bit lighter than usual.

The winner of the ladies’ competition was Marg Bailey with 36 points.

Bailey also won the extra competition of the second shot on the sixth along with Ricky Rickman who won a ball in the ball competition.

The men’s stableford competition was won by Greg Pell, also with 36 points.

Ten players contested the Friday night six-hole stableford competition, played over holes 10 to 15. The winner was Kevin Mulvaney with 15 points, followed by Adam Pell and Matt Collard both on 14 points.

Saturday’s competitions were also stableford.

The ladies’ event was won by Dilva Grattan (handicap 34) with 37 points from Pat Ferris (21) with 36 points.

Nearest-the-pin on the 17th was won by Di Lemon.

Thirty-five points were needed for a ball.

The men played in two grades. The A-grade was for those on handicaps to 15, and B-grade for all those 16 or higher.

The winner of A-grade was David Enrico (11) with 39 points on a count-back from John Porter.

This is the second week in a row that Porter has been unlucky with a count-back.

The winner of B-grade was Matt Bibby (16) with 42 points.

The nearest-the-pin winners were Ian Richardson on the sixth, Terry Lemon on the 12th and Bill Brock on the 17th.

The best drive and pitch on the eighth was by John Muscovich and Ian Stuart on the 15th.

Thirty-six points were needed for a ball.

Today’s competitions will be stableford with the ladies’ extra competition being nine holes out.

On Saturday, the men will play stroke and the ladies stableford again.

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