February 2015 Vets Newsletter

2nd February 2015 Competition
I don’t know whether it was because the kids had gone back to school but we had an exceptional turnout for today’s competition with a field of 92 starters, including 32 visitors. Maybe it was all the extra NTPs we put on, but whatever the reason, I hope the attendance continues to increase in the coming months. The conditions were fine with a slight breeze and the winners were:

Division 1 1st Peter Waterman (RV) 40 Pts 2nd Jeff Draper 39 Pts 3rd Gary Eagleton 38 Pts
Division 2 1st P Schumacher (TG) 38 Pts 2nd Phil Gosling 37 Pts(c/b) 3rd John Mc Kenna(SL) 37Pts
Division 3 1st Bob Weir 37 Pts (c/b) 2nd Theo Schmieder 37 Pts (c/b) 3rd Ralph Young 36 Pts

NTP 3rd John Pringle 242 cms
NTP 9th Al Thomas 298 cms
NTP 11th Tony Rodriguez 226 cms
D&P 8th John Sutherland (H) 354 cms
Supershot 7th Zel Diament (H) 338 cms
Balls to 33 Pts

16th February 2015 Competition
It was only a small turnout of 37 players for today’s competition and I was lucky enough to be paired with Larry Kent and John Hol. Both John and myself played pretty good golf but it was Larry who was just burning up the course. He must have had 5 or 6 one putt greens on the front nine, including a couple of 20 footers!
There was only one division today and the prize winners were:
1st Larry Kent 42 Pts
2nd G Behan (TG) 37 Pts (c/b)
3rd Ray Pearson 37 Pts

NTPs: 3rd John Pringle 156cms 9th John Hol 254cms 11th Peter Waterman (RV) 190cms
Drive & Pitch – 8th Italo Baraldi 240cms
Supershot – 7th D Perrin (SL) 247cms
Balls to 34

Vets Week of Golf Thursday 19 February 2015
Despite the cloudy skies and a couple of downpours during the morning, there were 106 starters for today’s competition and among the winners were Pat Paris and Robyn Gregson from Jamberoo. The full list of winners are as follows:
Men “A” Grade – Winner – Ray Sanderson (Forbes) 39 Pts
2nd       – Pat Paris (Bonnie Doon) 38 Pts
Men “B” Grade – Winner – Geoff Bramley (Harvey Bay) 34 Pts (c/b)
2nd        – Noel Jenkins (Waratah) 34 Pts
Men “C” Grade – Winner – Jeff Flynn (Branxton) 37 Pts
2nd        – Jurgen Tautz (Fox Hills) 35 Pts
NTPs “A” Grade 3rd Jim Forrester (Shelley Beach) 398 cms
“B” Grade 13th Alan Brandsdon (Russell Vale) 186 cms
“C” Grade 9th No Winner

Ladies “A” Grade – Winner – Sue Marshall (Merewether) 30 Pts
2nd        – Kathleen Kent (Charlestown) 26 Pts
Ladies “B” Grade – Winner – Patricia Young (Howlong) 33 Pts
2nd        – Carole Baldwin (Randwick) 25 Pts (c/b)
Ladies “C” Grade – Winner – Robyn Gregson (Jamberoo) 33 Pts
2nd        – Beverley Vickers (Bathurst) 29 Pts
None of the NTPs for the Ladies were won on the day.

Dubbo Veterans Week of Golf
The Vets Week of Golf at Dubbo Golf Club is to be held from the 14th to 18th September and the entry fee is $125. A copy of the entry form is in the Vets folder in the Golfers Lounge.

Cootamundra Week of Golf
The Vets Week of Golf at Cootamundra Country Club is to be held from the 20th to 24th April and the entry fee is $135. A copy of the entry form is in the Vets folder in the Golfers Lounge.

Trevor Bell Shield
It is nearly that time of the year again for Jamberoo to commence the defence of our title. I have received the draw and have reproduced it below. The nomination forms should be delivered shortly and Ray Orr will post the first form on the notice board outside the starter shed for those wanting to play the opening match at The Grange.
The Grange        April            Monday 20th
Kiama                  May              Monday 18th
The Links           June             Monday 22nd
Jamberoo          August         Thursday 13th
Port Kembla     September Thursday 10th
Russell Vale     October        Wednesday 14th
Wollongong     November   Monday 9th

Chris Goodwin
Sec./Treas. Jamberoo Vets

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