Bellingen Golf Report13th Febuary 2017
Wednesday 8th - rain dissuaded many from playing the Chook Run but a few stalwarts were game and B Mitchell was the victor on 24 points from R Williams on 22. NTP went to T Callander. A similar story for conditions later in the day, but 14 players contested the Short Course Round 19. The winner was L Tuhi with a nett 23.0 over I Kerr with 23.7.
Thursday 9th - the 9 hole Medley sponsored by Bello Ladies started early to escape the heat and ended up caught by the rain instead! 12 early birds were topped by Linda Hillman with 17 points. The 7am start was popular so come early next time if you fancy a hit. Only 8 starters for the Seniors later in the day. S McCabe ended top of the leaderboard with 28 points, well clear of the rest of the field. R/U was R Bruce with 21. NTPs went to T Cuthel and the ever reliable R Hickson.
Saturday 11th - another Bellingen scorcher was the setting for the Monthly Medal kindly sponsored by G & J O'Connor. 'A' Grade winner, and the Mug Winner was Club Captain C Smith with nett 65 (gr. 77) over R Crawford on a C/B with 67 (81). Gross winner was S Hulbert with a fine 76. 'B' Grade was topped by J Carty on a C/B with 69 (gr. 91) from P Lawrance who won the gross with 89. 'C' Grade was taken by D Lowe with 69 (96) from S McCabe, the gross winner with 70 (gr. 95). J Carty was the best putter of the day, needing only 25 on a C/B. NTPs went to S Hulbert (2), D Lowe, T Munnelly, G O'Connor and M Raymond. Balls went to nett 72 and included P Carter, T Locke and B Nesbitt. Next week's comp is a Single Stableford sponsored by Ryco. The draw for the Courier Sun Matchplay will be up by then so check your names and start planning your matches.