A GROUP of 88 men and 30 ladies took part in a stroke event at the Axedale Golf Club on Saturday. The event was sponsored by MLC Advice.
In division one, for handicaps of 0-15, the winner was Fred Kath (76 gross, 8 h/c, 68 nett). The runner-up was Tom Phelan (80 gross, 10 h/c, 70 nett).
Third place went to Craig Lee (86 gross, 15 h/c, 71 nett) on a countback.
In division two, for handicaps of 16-18, the winner was Sebastian Lanteri (85 gross, 17 h/c, 68 nett).
The runner-up was Michael Fitzgerald (86 gross, 17 h/c, 69 nett), while third place went to Rod Jacobs (86 gross, 16 h/c, 70 nett).
In division three, for handicaps of 19 to 23, the winner was Rob Scott (89 gross, 21 h/c, 68 nett). The runner-up was Alan Darby (90 gross, 20 h/c, 70 nett).
Third place was secured by Aidan Fitzgerald (93 gross, 22 h/c, 71 nett).
In division four, for handicaps of 24-36, the winner was Paul Wilkinson (93 gross, 26 h/c, 67 nett). The runner-up was Steve Johnson (92 gross, 24 h/c, 68 nett).
Third place went to Jake Whitcroft (101 gross, 32 h/c, 69 nett).
Count the Putts:
Paul Pyke 27 putts on a countback from Mike Fitzgerald.
Brett Moore (71), Stuart McGibbon (71) and Rick Manley (72), Owen Davies (72), Brian Retallick (72) and Geoff Waldron (72) on a countback.
In the ladies division one, for handicaps of 0-24, the winner was Pam Davies (93 gross, 23 h/c, 70 nett), from runner-up Jan Walklate (91 gross, 16 h/c, 75 nett).
In the ladies division two, for handicaps of 25-45, the winner was Joyce Spofforth (106 gross, 35 h/c, 71 nett). The runner-up was Alison Barrett (102 gross, 27 h/c, 75 nett).
The Stableford winner was Anne McManus (45 h/c, 41 points) from Debbie Kesper (43 h/c, 30 points).
Nearest the pins:
1st hole — division one: Ruth Iser; division two: Greg Hamilton.
3rd hole, 2nd shot — division one: Brett Moore; division two: Peter Pannell.
6th hole (open): Fred Kath.
16th hole (superpin): Sebastian Lanteri.
18th hole — division one: Steve OBree; division two: Aidan Fitzgerald.
Best gross score:
Fred Kath (76).
Men’s monthly medal winner:
Paul Wilkinson (67).
Ladies monthly medal qualifier:
Pam Davies (70).
John White defeated Derek Higham (2 up).
Peter Williamson defeated Lex Johnstone (1 up at the 18th).
■ A TOTAL of 71 men played a stableford event at the Axedale Golf Club on Thursday, April 5. It was sponsored by Martlec Electrical Services.
In first division, for handicaps of 0-16, the winner was John McCullagh (15 h/c, 40 points). The runner-up was Gary Johnstone (8 h/c, 39 points). Third place went to John Taylor (16 h/c, 36 points).
In division two, for handicaps of 17-22, the winner was Rick Manley (22 h/c, 38 points). The runner-up was Brian Keating (21 h/c, 35 points) on a countback from Ross Galvin (19 h/c, 35 points).
In division three, for handicaps of 23-36, the winner was Alan Clements (23 h/c, 35 points). The runner-up was Graeme Rooke (27 h/c, 34 points) on a countback from Noel Holmes (27 h/c, 34 points), also on a countback.
David Baillie (34), Geoff Kerr (34), Greg Gadsden (34), Mark Kesper (34), Geoff Arundell (33) and Graham Nielson (33).
Nearest the pins:
1st hole division one: Tony Gundry; division two: Paul Wilkinson.
3rd hole, 2nd shot division one: Colin Green; division two: Paul Wilkinson.
6th hole open: Noel Holmes.
18th hole division one: Doug Osborne; division two: Alan Clements.
Division one: Anthony Strybosch.
Division two: Len Rodda.
Division three: Frank Harrop.
Thursday monthly medal qualifier:
John McCullagh 40 points.