Captain's team strikes again

On Saturday the Captain and Presidents teams battled it out in the annual competition for golf domination and, for the second year running, the Captains team was victorious, with a 16-point win 898 to 882. 

After the team’s event was decided, the top 15 scorers that were available for the day took back to the course for a nine-hole shoot out, with players being eliminated each hole until a winner was decided. Daniel Poidevin beat Billy Scheffler on the last hole.

The Turners Nursery Mixed Foursomes was held on Sunday, with a good field of 20 pairs. Our sponsor, Paul Turner, won with his partner Jan Minahan (60 nett), comfortably from nearest rivals Phil White and Michele Winter, who finished with a 63 nett. The gross prize went to Tim Smith and Maureen Bray who scored 79 off the stick.

Tonight is the presentation night and Christmas party. If you haven’t booked ring the club as there may still be some seats available.

Results

Saturday November 17: individual stableford

Winners: A-grade: Bill Mackay (12) 42 points ocb. B-grade: Gary Butcher (15) 43 points. C-grade: Kim Stephan (23) 44 points. Ball winners: K Stephan 44, G Butcher 43, W Mackay 42, P White 42, T Bayley 42, M Curtis 41, D Oldfield 40, P Bray 40, R Johnson 39, M Auld 39, S Leahy 39, G Schmidt 39, P Matthews 38 and S Curtis 38 points ocb. Nearest the pins; Royal Hotel eighth and Aussie Hotel 16th: both went to Tim Smith. 

Sunday November 18: Turners Nursery Mixed Foursomes

Championship winners: Jan Minahan and Paul Turner, 60 nett. Runners-up: Michele Winter and Phillip White, 63 nett. Gross winners: Maureen Bray and Tim Smith 79. Ball Winners: J Minahan and P Turner 60, M Winter and P White 63, M Bray and T Smith 64.5, I Burden and W Wilson 64, K Walker and M Walker 65 nett. Nearest the pin on the 16th: Penny Connell.

 Mid-week competition to November 18

Winners: A-grade: Ash Goode (13) 22. B-grade: Neil Henderson (30) 24 points. Balls: K Reidy 22, K Mann 21, J Bewick 21, A Goode 21, W Whyte 21, W Scheffler 21, J Ryan 20, P Boutcher 20, W Wilson 20, B Oldfield 19, M Coggan 19, B Puckett 19 and N Henderson 19 points ocb.

Business house competition ending November 16

Winners: A-grade: Greg Perceval (7) 29. B-grade: Phil Power (11) 29 ocb. C-grade: Jayden Perceval (27.5) 24.5. Balls went from 27.5 to 32. The complete list of results and the ladder is posted on the board near the pro shop.

Dad’s Army November 15

Fourteen of the Dad's Army troops faced the starter on what turned out to be a very fine morning for golf. Conditions were very good with quite a bit of run on the fairways which must have suited Rod ‘Plucker’ Perceval who turned in a card with 20 points to take out the money from Graham Howlett, Ken Reidy and Jack Wales, with 19 points each and Doug Oldfield with 18 points collected the balls on offer. Quite a range in the scoring this week from 20 down to nine points. Dad's Army picked up three points in the Business House competition last week to give them a total of 16, while this week they put together 124.5.

Coming events

Friday November 23: Yass Golf Club presentation night and Christmas party.

Saturday November 24: individual stableford.

Sunday November 25: individual stableford.

Until next week, golf well.

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