Bellingen golf report 4th December 2016
Dry conditions again this week, and the course is showing signs of stress.Chooks went to Phil Ireland and Paul Warman with 23 and 22 and a C/B on Wednesday ,with Paul Rilly taking the NTP.In the afternoon, the short course was run and won by Rowan Hickson with 25.2 from L.Tuhi on 25.6.T1-B.Nesbitt,T2-M.Bekker.Thursday saw 15 players on a day of thunder and distant lightning, thankfully the 34C heat forecast did not arrive and everyone enjoyed a stroke game.
The winner with 32.5 nett was Linda Hillman and the putting was won by Marty Irvine with 15 puts, plus a second putting prize went to Roz Hemsley. On Thursday 8th December we will be playing another stroke event and prizes will be generous for our last comp of the year - not only a winner's prize and best putting, but also one for the most putts, the most strokes and 2 NTP prizes. Please be on time and try and put your names down prior to the day to make life easy for those learning to print out the cards.
After golf we will be having prize giving for the year and celebrating with drinks and sandwiches, all our regular Thursday people will receive some sort of prize we are sure. Those wishing to continue playing golf on Thursday morning from the 15th December onwards, just turn up ready to play social golf at 8am and hit off in groups when ready. The Comp will resume on 19th January.There were also 15 starters for Thursday afternoon's seniors comp,which was taken out by inform Rick Knight, with 28 points from welcome back Greg Mclagan 27.Other prizes went to Bruce Parsons, C.McClellan, S.McCabe, J.Relton and Ross Williams.NTP's to B.Tait and J.Rose.Saturday's Single Stableford, sponsored by Col and Suzanne Hoskins attracted 40 players, with sound very good score is being returned.Best on the day was Tony Parker with 41 from Glen Jones on a count back in A grade.B Grade saw Doug Lowe card 41 points ,to win from Warwick night on 40.Balls to 37,and included M.Irvin, N.Jenkins, T.Brown, C.McClellan, J.Cathy and G.Hawke.N.T.P's to J.Kyle,S.McCabe,M.Irvin ,Oz and D.Lyon scored the GB hole.Next weeks event is the monthly medal... cheers… Smithy.