Golf notes September 17

GOLF RESULTS

Narooma Ladies

On Wednesday 11th September a field of 26 Ladies played a Stableford Competition over 2 divisions.

The Winner of Division 1 was Jenny McIntyre (21) with 36 points and Runner Up was Julie Blessington (20) with 34 points. The Division 2 Winner was Lorraine McCarthy (31) with 34 points and Runner Up was Ris Cheale (31) with 33 points. The NTP Winners were Meridie Banson on 3rd Hole for Division 1, Trish James on 9th Hole for Div 2 and Lorraine McCarthy on 14th Hole for Division 3. Ball Competition went down to 32 points.

Also on Wednesday, 14 Ladies travelled down to Eden Gardens Golf Club to participate in their 2019 Ladies Open. All Ladies were encouraged to wear pink and decorate carts and buggies as it was also a Breast Cancer Research Fundraiser Event. Narooma fared well on the day with Sylvia Donohoe winning the A-Grade Scratch with 83 off the stick and Trace Mitchell was the Division 1 Handicap Winner with 77 nett. Narooma won all 3 Longest Drives with Sylvia Donohoe winning Division 1, Bec Smart winning Division 2 and Chris Hendra winning Division 3. The Best Decorated Cart was won by Chris Hendra and Lyn McDonald.

Narooma Men

THURSDAY 12th SEPTEMBER

Exaggerated run and sanded and cored greens made for good scoring for the field of 134 players who registered a consistent DSR of 72. In A Grade former member Martin Bell from Mollymook recorded the best score of the day with 45 points off his handicap of 14, six better than fellow Mollymook member Shaun Dickson who went round in one under par off a handicap of 2. Bill Durnan took third place with 38 points on countback from another former member Joel Campbell from The SGA and Greg Riley. Tony Hunt took out B Grade with 42 points off his handicap of 21, followed by three players on 40 points where the countback favoured Paul Davey and Brian Mills with Graham Kerr missing out. In C Grade Ralph Imberger showed that miracles do happen in scoring 43 points from the highest handicap possible while Alex Gardner took second place from Derek Smith on countback with 42 points.

The nearest-the-pin winners were Andrew Thompson on 3, Lloyd McLachlan on 9, Tim Short on 14 and Derek Moritz on 17, while the ball competition went down to all on 36 points.

SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER

A field of 136 players took to the course in the Stableford leg of the President's Trophy where the DSR was again a consistent 72. In A Grade Ben Sealey finished on top with 39 points off his handicap of 5 on countback from William Monteith and Brendan Warby. B Grade was taken out on countback by John Beahan from Wentworth Falls with 39 points off his handicap of 20 ahead of Graham Kerr. Garry Ebbeling filled third place with 38 points. In C Grade Warwick Dixon posted the best score of the day with 41 points off his handicap of 35 while Darcy Sealey made it a successful family day with 40 points on countback from Trish James.

The nearest-the-pin winners were Michael Bulbert from Mollymook on 3, John Rimmer from Queenscliff on 9, Rene Faurschou on 14 and Robert Sayers on 17, while the ball competition went down to 34 points.

Bermagui men

Results for Thursday 12th September 2019 - Stableford

The A grade winner was Derek (who me?) Quinto (hcp 12) with a score of 39 points. The runner up was Malcolm Lee (hcp 15) from Bega GC on 37. Then came Neil Rutherford (hcp 10) on 36.

In B grade the win went to John Stichbury (hcp 20) with a best of the day 41 points. Then a countback for 2nd spot put John Jessop (hcp 19) ahead of Greg Cummins (hcp 20) both on 38 points.

A 3 way countback in C grade placed Mark Thomas (hcp 31) ahead of Michael Derbyshire (hcp 24) and Max Luland (hcp 32) all returning with 37 points.

NTP's 6th Malcolm Lee, 8th Derek Nash, 11th Roy Matthews & 15th Noel Haase.

Results for Saturday 14th September 2019 - 4BBB @ Bega

66 players today with 30 players travelling from Bermagui to Bega Golf Club for the final round of the Bega vs Bermagui Shield.

It was a 4BBB competition played in fine spirit and great weather where the best scores were assessed at the finish.

Bermagui were in the lead after the 1st round, which was played at Bermagui on the 3rd August and when the final results were tallied at Bega with some forensic accounting scrutineers, Bermagui were awarded The Bega-Bermagui Shield for 2019. This result made the trip home on the Bermagui Club bus a very high spirited affair with appropriate stops to admire the Bega Valley panoramas.

The best score on the day was returned by Bega's Mitchell Bucholz (hcp 4) and Glenn Boyd (hcp 8) with 46 points. A countback placed Bega's Garry Cooper and Jonathon Kite in second spot shading Derek Quinto and Paul Revill of Bermagui.

Club News:The Bermagui Week of Golf commenced on the 14th September and the Men's Open will be held over the weekend of 21st 22nd September. There are competitions with prizes, and fun in the clubhouse every day of the week. Details available at the pro shop or on the Bermagui Country Club website.

Bermagui Legends Pro-Am. Here is your opportunity to play with a PGA Legend. On Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October Bermagui will be hosting a round of the PGA Legends Tour. Shotgun starts on both days. There are great prizes to be won by men and lady amateurs. Entry forms available from the Bermagui Country Club office or website.

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

Bermagui Men's Golf: Thursday winners from left; Mark Thomas (C grade winner), Derek Quinto (A grade winner), and Greg Cummins (B grade 3rd).

Bermagui Men's Golf: Thursday winners from left; Mark Thomas (C grade winner), Derek Quinto (A grade winner), and Greg Cummins (B grade 3rd).

Bega Men's Golf President Simon Owen presenting the Shield to Bermagui's Men's Golf President Peter Schmidt after Bermagui's win on Saturday at Bega Golf Course.

Bega Men's Golf President Simon Owen presenting the Shield to Bermagui's Men's Golf President Peter Schmidt after Bermagui's win on Saturday at Bega Golf Course.

Bermagui Ladies

Bermagui Ladies Open Weekend 14th, 15th September. The weekend started with an 86 metre shootout with 35 ladies entering on Friday evening followed by welcome drinks and nibblies.

Saturday 14th 18 hole 4BBB Stableford - 46 pairs playing in 2 Divisions.

Overall Scratch Winners were Mia Rawlins-Cook (hcp 6) and Leanne Munt (hcp8) with 28 points. 1st Division winners were Rhonda Riches (hcp 26) and Megan Everest (hcp 23) with 43 points Runners up Barbara Kennedy (hcp 13) and Lynette Gibbs (hcp 29) with 39 points 2nd Division Winners were Fiona Hanks (hcp 30) and Liz Gilbert (hcp 31) also with 43 points Runners up Bev Tyson (hcp) and Mary Mihailidis (hcp 44) with 42 points NTP's 6th Lynn Gibbs 8th Megan Everest 11th Nerida Holzhauser 2nd shot 15th Lynn Ponsford

Sunday - Open 18 hole Stroke with a field of 80 ladies.

Open Champion Scratch Winner was Maggie Hayes (hcp 7) with 82 Overall Nett Winner was Trady Howarth (hcp 30) nett 68 First Division Scratch Winner Sylvia Donohoe (hcp 3) 83 Runner up Mia Rawlins Cook (hcp 6) 84 - 2nd Division Scratch Winner Karen Ebsworth (hcp 17) 98 Runner Up Cherie Rudneski (hcp 20) 99 - 3rd Division Scratch Winner Val Schilling ( hcp 32) 105 on a countback from runner up Barb Stolk ( hcp 28) Handicap Winners were 1st Division Pat Jones (hcp 17) nett 71 Runner up Trace Mitchell (hcp 10) nett 77 - 2nd Division Brenda Whiffen (hcp 24) nett 75 Runner up Rhonda Richies (hcp 26) nett 77 - 3rd Division Lynette Manton (hcp 30) nett 75 on a countback from Runner up Jennifer Williams (hcp 42) Challenge Bowl winners were Bermagui with the team being Maggie Hayes, Pat Jones, Lynn Ponsford and Trady Howarth and the Lena Walsh Team Event Trophy also went to Bermagui with this team being Maggie Hayes, Lynn Ponsford, Elsbeth Cripps and Trady Howarth. NTPS 1st Div Mia Rawlins Cook 2nd Div Brenda Whiffen 3rd Div Lesley Merry 15th 2nd Shot Open Deirdre Rodgers Longest Drive 1st Div Mia Rawlins Cook 2nd Div Marie Inwood 3rd Div Tanya Desmond - A successful tournament with many visitors and great golfing weather.

This event opens our Country Club Week of Golf - phone the Pro Shop for details of the daily events - Professional Chris Hearne 02 6493 4657.

Bermagui Ladies Golf: Lynn Ponsford and Bermagui Open Scratch Winner Maggie Hayes.

Bermagui Ladies Golf: Lynn Ponsford and Bermagui Open Scratch Winner Maggie Hayes.

Bermagui Ladies Golf: Lynn Ponsford and Bermagui Open Overall Nett winner Trady Howarth.

Bermagui Ladies Golf: Lynn Ponsford and Bermagui Open Overall Nett winner Trady Howarth.