Golf notes May 21


Narooma Ladies

On Monday 13th May 26 Ladies played an Ambrose Competition and the Winners were Sylvia Donohoe and Chris Mathews with a nett 70.5. Jayne Hotchkis and Jan Shevlin were Runners Up with nett 72 ocb. Balls went to nett 73.75.

Wednesday 15th May saw 28 Ladies play a Stableford Competition over 2 Divisions.

The Division 1 Winner was Sylvia Donohoe (2) with 35 points and Runner Up was Jayne Hotchkis (10) with 33 points.

The Division 2 Winner was Chris Hendra (35) with 35 points and Runner Up was Bec Smart (28) with 33 points.

The NTP Winners were: Sylvia Donohoe on 3rd Hole, Margaret Bennett on 9th Hole and Chris Hendra on 14th Hole. Balls went to 28 points.



The course played to a consistent 72 for the 130 players who enjoyed the very pleasant weather. In A Grade Robert Sayers at last broke through to mount the winner's podium when he scored 38 points off his handicap of 9. Bob Knipler headed Bill Durnan on countback to take second position with 37 points.

In B Grade Mark Falconer registered the highest score of the day with 39 points off his handicap of 16. Countbacks decided the minor placings on 38 points in favour of Andrew Hitchins and Rod Holman, with Wayne Rollings missing out. C Grade was taken out by Denis Davies with 38 points off his handicap of 25, followed by Peter Kape on 37 points and Geoff Broadfoot on 34 points with Paul Ingamells and John Murray missing out on countback.

The nearest-the-pin winners were Andrew Thompson on 3, Mark Hill on 9, Bob Knipler on 14 and Glenn Mood on 17, while the ball competition went down to 33 points with 19 on the way home. Of special interest is the fact that the whole playing group of Andrew Thompson, Bill Durnan, Phil Haynes and David Bennett recorded birdies on the course's signature hole, the third, possibly an unique record.


132 players took to the course on yet another very pleasant day, yet the DSR emerged at 75/73, an unusually high figure considering the winning scores. In A Grade Dominic Rossi from Castle Hill needed a favorable countback after scoring 37 points off his handicap of 6 to edge out Mark Elmasri. Third place was taken by Bradley Wong also from Castle Hill with 35 points on countback from Michael Wuttke-Hayes, Jason Andrew and Allan Maddison. Lyle Healey firmly entrenched himself in B Grade after registering by far the best score of the day in 43 points off his handicap of 22, five better than Mike Shevlin and six better than Peter Kearney. In C Grade Robert Brown prevailed with 37 points off his handicap of 37, followed by Phillip Johnson on 35 points while Ian Lowe edged out Tony O'Dwyer and Steve Dobson on countback to take third place with 32 points.

The nearest-the-pin winners were Mike Shevlin on 3, Les Campbell on 9, Mitch Jeffery on 14 and John Christ from Cronulla on 17, while the bal competition went down to all on 30 points.


The annual Bill Borlaise Mixed Fourball was won by Mike and Jan Shevlin with 46 points , two points better than Michael and Jenny Wuttke-Hayes who edged out Geoff Lanham and Christine Hendra on countback for the runner-up position. The ball competition went down to all on 42 points. RGI

Bermagui Men

Results for Thursday 16th May 2019 - Stableford

Stepping up for the A grade win today was Paul Batten (hcp 13) with 40 points. Runner up was Owen Reid (hcp 9) with 39 edging Lindsay Sharp (hcp 12) on 37.

Ashley Lamb (hcp 16) snared the B grade win with 40 points shading Dave Webster (hcp 21) on 37 and Rod Walters (hcp 18) who scored 35.

Carson Bennett (hcp 32) had 38 points to win C grade. Peter Daykin (hcp 32) was runner up on countback to Santiago Valle (hcp 24) who both returned on 37.

Results for Saturday 18th May 2019 - Stableford

The A grade win went to Paul Revill (hcp 9) on 35 shading Noel Haase (hcp 12) with 34 points.

Jim Manton (hcp 19) won B grade with 32 points. Greg Maloney (hcp 20) was next on 31.

Arnold Watson (hcp 24) had the C grade win carding a best of the day 37 points shading Mick Smith (hcp 29) on 35.

Club News

. The Men's Golf AGM will be held Saturday 25th May following a 4 man ambrose competition.

For competition bookings please phone Chris Hearn at our Pro Shop on 6493 4657.

Bermagui Men's Golf: Saturday winners from left; Paul Revill (A grade winner), Noel Haase (A grade R/U) and Jim Manton (B grade winner).

Bermagui Men's Golf: Saturday winners from left; Paul Revill (A grade winner), Noel Haase (A grade R/U) and Jim Manton (B grade winner).

Tuross Head men

Saturday, May 18. Tuross Head men's golf monthly medal competition, held over three divisions, was strongly competed for last Saturday on a course that is advancing in playing standards, with the addition of more improvements, each week.

Dave Bray led home the A grade golfers with a score of 67 nett strokes ahead of Ken Brown with 71 strokes and Craig Garn, who finished third on a countback. Dave Bray had the lowest off the stick round with 77 strokes. The best handicap round of the day was played by B grade golfer Mitchell Smith who returned a card of 62 nett. Jim Wade and Peter Garn, both with 70 strokes, filled the minor positions. Mitchell Smith also won the days putting competition with a low 23 putts. C grade golfer Paul Israel won his division with 68 nett. Trevor Jones 70 was second placegetter and Terry Milliken filled third spot with a nett 72.

The Golden Shot award, played on the second hole, was won by John Phyland with a close 2.43 metres. Nearest the pins were won by: A grade golfer Craig Garn with 2.86m on the 4th hole. Bob Hay won the 6th with 1.31m and Brad Doolan the 7th with 2.8m. Roger Taylor was the closest B grade golfer on the 4th hole with 2.65m. Greg Smith was best on the 6th with 2.29m and Frank Pomfret was awarded the 7th with 4.62m. C grade golfer Paul Israel won the 4th hole with 2.55m. Terry Milliken the 6th with 44.11m and Graham Sindel the 7th with 7.35m.

The coming Saturday men's competition will be the monthly Scoty stableford round. Thursday's stableford medley was won by David Schmid with 37 points. Trevor Jones also scored 37 followed by Richard Wharton and Peter Mostyn both on 35 points. Nearest the pin winners were Ian Miller, Bob Hay and Leonie Snodgrass.