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Blackheath Golf Results - 28th February to 4th March 2018
Wednesday 28th February was the monthly “Tiger Tee” Single Stableford and 2BBB. Gary Way (19) repeated his previous week’s win by managing 39 points, and pocketing $100. Ian Evans, our most longstanding member, still in single figures (8), came second with 37 points. The 2BBB winners ($60 each) were Garry and Rob Dempsey (19) with 46 points. Barry Simpson (8) and Murray Mehrtens (24) were runners-up with 44. Balls went to 36. NTP awards were won by Joe Landsberg at the 5th (600cm) and Steve Rabone at the 17th (205cm).
Saturday 3rd March was the first round of our Club Championships, held in conjunction with the Monthly Medal. A White Course Single Stableford was also held for those who felt like enjoying their golf. Bob Montgomery (20) 62 won the Medal from Nat Foster (4) 63. These were two terrific rounds. Nat won Geoff Hatswell’s Best Scratch award and Bob the Best Nett. The Single Stableford went to Pater Kailofer (25) 38 on countback from David Glasson (33) 38. Balls went to 36 in the Single Stableford and 69 OCB in the Monthly Medal.
Saturday's Nearest the Pins awards and the NTP sponsors are as follows. 2nd hole sponsored by Blue Mountains Plantation Shutters and Cabinet Making, Brent Bones 130cm. 5th hole sponsored by Office Choice Blue Mountains, Tristan Shwartz 238cm. 7th hole sponsored by Paul and Gabrielle Loneragan, Nat Foster 40cm. 13th hole, sponsored by Blue Mountain Escapes, Graham Dowdell 22cm! 14th hole, Sam Gray Nat Foster 91cm. 17th hole, sponsored by Ben Cameron, Dave Birrell 410cm.
Thursday 1st March was a Single Stableford sponsored by Kerry Wynne. The winner was Woutern Verwy (45) with 35 points. Runner-up was Rhonda Lonergan (22) with 34. The NTP on the 7th went to Rhonda and the Blackheath Vegie Patch sponsored 13th was won by Carrie Soady. Balls went to “Tera” Werwy, Rhonda Lonergan, Louise Aaron, Yvonne Murray, Karen Tolhurst, Roz Starkey, Sandra Draper and Di Pease.
Saturday 3rd March was a stroke round that included Round 1 of the Club Championships, the Club Medal and the Gold Medal Playoff. Margaret Booth (12) recorded the best nett score (67) to win the Club Medal by 4 strokes from Louise Stevenson (6). Louise recorded the best Scratch score as well as winning the putting competition with only 31 strokes. Yvonne Murray won the Gold Medal playoff. NTP on the 7th went to Louise Stevenson, and on the “Blackheath Vegie Patch”-sponsored 13th to Jeanette Hawkins. Balls were won by Margaret, Louise, Maree Griffiths, Cindy Fitzgerald, Yvonne, Joan Aitken, Carrie Soady and Celine Galvin.
On Sunday 4th March our two surviving Pennants Teams again travelled to Leura to replay last week’s washed-out round. This was the final day of the Round-Robin series. We did not fare well. Our Seniors team lost 4.5-1.5 and our Kortum Shield Team lost 2-1. So, this year we went without a Pennants trophy. Still, it was an enjoyable and competitive season with most players itching to return to do battle next year.
Our course remains in excellent condition.
Remember our FREE Junior Clinics that run during school term from 3.45 to 4.30 on Thursdays.
Just turn up at the Club or ring Darrin our Club Pro on 4787 5643.
This article archived 5 May 2018
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