Big turnout for fours

On Saturday the Yass Golf Club played host to a huge field contesting the Firth Furnishings Yass Open Four Person Ambrose. All up 124 players competed.

The team of Chris Bradley, Daniel Poidevin, Lachlan Kemp and Rob Field were the best on the day and they took out the major prize, with an impressive 55 off the stick, 49 nett.

It was a win by just under two shots from Luke Corcoran, Lyn Corcoran, Monica Field and Sam Porter’s 50.37.

Thanks go to all who played it was fantastic to see such a great field. On Sunday, Kim Mason came in with a splendid 69 nett to win this month’s Super Sunday prize.

The pennants kick off once again after a break, with the A Reserves side travelling to Fairbairn to take on Gold Creek. The B Scratch side takes on Murrumbidgee, while the Handicap side start their season taking on Capital at home. The Encourage side also starts this Sunday against Yowani at Yowani.

A regular player that has his name mentioned many a time in this report, Bernie Puckett, gets a special mention this week as he has broken his age last Tuesday with a 70 off the sticks. Well done Bernie keep up the good golf.

Results

Saturday February 16: Firth Furnishings Yass Open 4 Person Ambrose

Winners: Chris Bradley, Daniel Poidevin, Lachlan Kemp and Rob Field 49 nett. Runners-up: Luke Corcoran, Sam Porter, Lyn Corcoran and Monica Field 50.365. Second runners-up: Ed Stanford, Paul Matthews, David Reis and Brad Porter 52.625. Third runners-up: Blake Partridge, Kim Stephan, Maureen Bray and Wilbur Whyte 52.875 ocb. Balls went to B Foran, M Brooks, G Kerin and M Holt 52.875, D Walker, J Walker, T Smith and P White 53.125 nett. Nearest the pins, Royal Hotel eighth: D Williams, Aussie Hotel 16th: R Bullman. Ladies 16th: V Krizaic. There were 31 groups equating to 124 players.

Sunday February 10: Super Sunday

Winner: Kim Mason 69 nett. Ball winners: Tim Smith and Michael Coggan 70 nett. The Super Pin went to Mark Partridge.

Mid-week competition to February 17

Winners: A-grade: Steve Curtis (13) 22 points ocb. B-grade: Ginny Hewlett (23) 23 points ocb. Balls went to B Puckett 22, E Mongan 21, B Puckett 20, E Mongan 20, J Bewick 20, B Brooker 19, E Mongan 19, J Bewick 19, S Curtis 19 and K Mann 19 points.

Dad’s Army February 14

Yet another wonderful day for the Thursday morning Dad's Army competition, with 15 troops hitting the fairways. John ‘The Rye Park Connection’ Bewick was the player that all were trying to catch, but his fine round of 20 points was enough to take the money and, although Merv Wright and Jack Wales with 19 points each tried hard, they had to settle for a ball. Peter Boutcher (18 points) and Joe Morrisey (17 points ocb) also collected balls. The scoring range this week went from 20 down to 14 points.

In the Business House Competition last week Dad's Army picked up six points for a win in their division and this week they have put together 124 points. 

Until next week good golfing 'boys'.

Business House to February 8

Winners: A-grade: Ant Broers (7) 28 nett. B-grade: Peter Brady (10) 29 nett. C-grade: Andrew Morgan (17) 26 nett. Balls went to 31.5 nett. See the notice board near the pro-shop for full results.

Coming events

Saturday February 23: individual stableford.

Sunday February 24: individual stableford.

ITALICS

Until next week golf well.

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