Golf NSW 4BBB Results
36 players paid the extra $5 to play in the Golf NSW club qualifying event held on Saturday. This means that the top two pairs qualify for the Illawarra final to be played at Moss Vale in early August. The next two pairs are the reserves and will be called upon if necessary.
The leading qualifiers were Vince Byrnes and Daniel Smith with a score of 47 points.
The second qualifiers were Matt Tedeschi and Con Kiayias with 46 points.
The first reserves are Gary Hemus and Ian Unsworth with 45 on a countback.
The 2nd reserves are Paul Rodgers and Ron Hewson with 45 points and the third reserves are Brian O’Hare and Tom Zimmermann with 44.
All 18 pairs have had their names entered into the draw for a ticket to the 2017 Masters!
The Illawarra and state finals will be played under a 4BBB Par format with handicaps determined by your lower anchor point.
The winning pair at the Illawarra finals get to play the state final at Bonville Golf Resort near Coffs Harbour with all expenses paid for by Golf NSW.
Congratulations to the qualifying pairs.
The Ladies have been playing in their championships with 36 of the 54 holes completed.
In Division 1 it is very close with Ladies Captain Judi O’Brien leading by 1 shot over Marie Farrant, with Marilyn Wright and Shirley Walsh close behind.
In Division 2 Robyn Gregson leads by 5 from Lieve Stassen.
In Division 3 Sue Paul has a 6 shot advantage over Lyn Walker and an 8 shot advantage over Lorraine Cram.
Shirley Walsh leads the best nett by 1 from Sue Paul and by 2 from Robyn Gregson for the Pat Norman Trophy. Many others are close enough if good enough so an exciting finish is to be expected.
Good luck to all in the final round on Tuesday.
Bridge over the First
The new bridge is completed and ready for use. The only remaining task is to give it an official opening and a naming. Please feel free to make your suggestions in the comments section.
The club veterans championship will be held this Monday, 2nd May.
With Steve Rippon injured and unable to play a new champion will be determined and it should be close with several players in with a good chance.
Good luck and play well to all.
It has been a busy week on the course with many competition rounds played. A summary of the winners follows.
Saturday 30 April 2016 – Mens 4BBB Stableford
Winners Vince Byrnes, Daniel Smith 47 Pts (c/b)
2nd Geoff Boxsell, Phil Lewis 47 Pts (c/b)
3rd Lew Dare, Jim Henry 47 Pts
4th Matt Tedeschi, Con Kiayias 46 Pts (c/b)
Thursday 28 April 2016
Ladies Stroke – 2nd Round Championships
Div 1 Winner Marie Farrant 73 nett (c/b) First Runner up Robyn Gregson 73 nett
Div 2 Winner Marie Rodgers 65 nett First Runner up Lyn Walker 70 nett
Wednesday 27 April 2016 – Mens Stableford
A Grade Winner Bruce Byers 39 pts
B Grade Winner Wayne Griffiths 41 pts 2nd Con Kiayias 39 pts
C Grade Winner Kevin O’Rourke 39 pts 2nd Dennis Thomas 36 pts
D Grade Winner Peter Wheatley 38 pts
Tuesday 26 April 2016
Ladies Stroke – 1st Round Championships and Ladies Stableford
1st Round Championships
Div 1 Winner Shirley Walsh 73 nett First Runner up Marilyn Wright 75 nett
Div 2 Winner Sue Paul 73 nett First Runner up Margaret Potter 78 nett
Stableford Winner Marilyn Hodgson 23 pts
Monday, 25 April 2016 – Medley Stableford
Winner Nathian Davis 39 Pts 2nd Boyd Sylvester 38 Pts 3rd Bruce Byers 36 Pts