The Last News From the Course in 2017

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As 2017 draws to a close we look back at some of the highlights of the year.

Mens Pennants – All four teams qualify for the semi-finals, a first for the club. This includes the two White Horse Cup teams playing each other in a semi-final for the second year running. In a remarkably similar result the match is tied after regulation play and the two number ones continue with a playoff. The ‘Cowpats’ do it again defeating the ‘Flies’ on the 4th playoff hole to progress.

Greg Seymour playing for the ‘Flies’ during the playoff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is another first for the club to have our club represented in all three finals of the competitions that we entered.  Our teams fall at the final hurdle and we lose all three finals in very close tussles, several matches being decided on the final green.

The B pennant squad, narrowly beaten at Shoalhaven Heads in the final

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ‘Cowpats’ were seeking to make it three pennants in a row and were all square in their match after regulation play with both the number 1 and 2 players required for the playoff. Unfortunately both lose and the ‘three-peat’ dream evaporates like the sea mist at Shoalhaven Heads where the final was played.

The Ladies Pennant teams also play hard and perform well narrowly missing out in both grades.

February and March see very bad weather strike the course with the ‘East-Coast Low’ dumping megalitres of water onto the course severely curtailing golfing activities.

Jamberoo Ladies and Mens Opens – Both events continue to attract quality fields and this year Narelle Moon from the Federal Golf Club in Canberra and Colin Mitchell from the Links Shell Cove win the titles.

Lieve Stassen and Ray Orr are the respective nett winners.

Lieve Stassen and Jenelle Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

Ray Orr 2017 Jamberoo Open nett winner proudly holds the Fredericks trophy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamberoo Mixed Open – A beautiful day greeted a good sized field for the 2017 Mixed Open. Winners were Juanita and Andrew Robb from Glenmore Country Club who successfully defended their title.

Andrew and Juanita Robb receive their trophy from the captain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Club Champions – All championships were very keenly contested and the following members were successful.

Men: A Grade – Stephen Rippon; B Grade – Gary Harvey: C Grade – Gary Eagleton; D Grade – Vince Byrnes;

Mens Veterans – Ray Orr

Ladies: A Grade – Marie Farrant; B Grade – Shirley Walsh; C Grade – Sue Paul

2017 Ladies Champions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Veterans – Jenelle Anderson

Mens Foursomes – Tony Panecasio & Scott Hainsworth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladies Foursomes – Judi O’Brien & Margaret Cook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mixed Foursomes – Elizabeth Armstrong & Arthur Bosanquet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mens Single Matchplay  – Ken Bradley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourball Matchplay – Arthur Bosanquet & Wayne Arnott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladies Fourball Matchplay – Robyn Gregson & Cheryl Legge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Medal Winners: A Grade – Peter Munro; B Grade – Chris Goodwin; C Grade – Michael Burton

D Grade – John Corr; Ladies – Shirley Walsh

2017 champions and medalists

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Footgolf Open  Jamberoo again hosted the Australian Footgolf Open with the event growing in stature world wide giving great kudos to our club. This year Argentina’s Nico Garcia was the champion.

International players
Another brilliant shot. In the HOLE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 has been a standout year for the club and our club continues to prosper and develop with the help of our terrific members and sponsors. Thanks for your patronage and support.

May the New Year bring many grand golfing experiences to all and may the sun permanently shine on your rounds.

Happy New Year.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “The Last News From the Course in 2017

  1. Hi Dave. I would like to personally thank you for your comments from the course during 2017. You have kept everyone updated and informed of results and upcoming events with a great deal of professionalism. I would also like to congratulate all Major winners of events during the year and also a special thanks to the ladies who assist regularly with charity events and social events also. A big thank you to the committee (sometimes a thankless job) but most of all, I would like to thank all the members I have had the privelidge of playing with during 2017 and let’s all have a Happy and most of all Healthy 2018..And remember if they don’t go straight……who cares…We are all out there enjoying beautiful JAMBEROO….The Friendly Course.

    1. Thank you Dave for that run down of the year at Jamberoo. I thank you for your reports during the year, when we were away it was good to be able to catch up with the happenings at Jamberoo. You do a great job as captain always available to give advice. Happy New Year to you and all our Members. Be safe. Lyn K

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