Saturday, October 29
A FINEday brought 94 players – 79 men and 15 women – out for the end-of-month stroke round, which incorporated the monthly medal for men.
A grade winner was Mark Butt with net 70 from Roger Forrest with 71 on a count back.
Andy Smith won B grade with net 67 from Adam Davies on 69.
C grade was won by Paul Polkinghorne with net 57 from Kevin Reidy with 71.
Paul was also the clubhouse leader, with the best score in the clubhouse at presentation time.
Rundown vouchers went to Shaun Thomas and Jordy Chilman with 71; then came Jason Verhees, Dan Townsend, Bill Healey and Noel Welfare on 71 and Robert Proude on 73, counting out may others on that score.
Women’swinner was Cindy Carr with net 72 from Jacqui McNamara on 75 after a count back.
Nearest to the pin winners were Dave Batterbury, Trent Bradford, Dan Townsend (twice), Darryl Scharfe and Jason Verhees.
Birdies on the par three holes came from Helen George, Lyn Hosking, Dan Townsend, Chris Brooks, Haydn Myers, Jarrod Jones, Rex Bichard and visitor Mark Malcolm.
Monthly medal winners with the best off the stick in each division were Shaun Thomas in A grade with 74, Adam Davies with 83 in B grade and Paul Polkinghorne in C grade with 88.
Thursday, October 27
Twenty-one women played a stroke competition, with the novelty event the least amount of putts.
The winner was Kaye Jaensch with 91/68 from Elaine Pierik with 91 net 70.
Cindy Carr was third with 88/71.
Janet Whittaker was nearest to the pin on the 18thhole and Elaine Pierik, Jo Higgins and Liz Weatherspoon all had birdies on the day.
Jo Higgins won the back nine with net 32 and Helen George had the least number of putts with 27.
Wednesday, October 26
A good field of 67 men hit off in themidweek stableford competition, including one visitor from Jubilee golf club.
Huey Rosalia won division one with the score of the day and 39 points from Andrew Fraser with 37.
Division two winner was Boris Kovacic with a phantom-like score of 38 from Brenton George who double-checked his card to confirm his score of 36 points.
Chris Cottrell won division three – and the money from the 10th tee mob – with 37 points on a count back from Gavin Roberts, who won the second leg of the quinella.
Run-down prize winners, for the next best scores over all grades, were visitor Allen Bastin 36, Guy Bagshaw and Dan Townsend 35 and Lindsay (Flash) Gordon and Joe Anderson with 34.
Birdies on the par three holes came from Guy Bagshaw, Gavin Cheriton and Boris Kovacic and the
Nearest the pin winners were Huey Rosalia, Chris Cottrell, Andrew Fraser, Jamie Sellen, Brian Slape and Guy Bagshaw.
Guy was also nearest the pin on the first hole the last time around, after their group forgot to pick up the details and he had to run down after play and collect the marker – don’t think he was Cross but he must be Fit!
Tuesday, October 25
Only nine players fronted for the twilight competition, with the winner Robert Proude on 22 points from Darryl Scharfe on 21.
Chris Brooks was third with 20 on a count back.
Sunday, October 23
With only six players entered in the Sunday competition, the winner was Jim Kassiotis with 39 stableford points from Ben Pierik on 32.
Next Sunday, November 6is the annual novita Charity Day, played in groups of four in an ambrose competition; entries need to be in by 10am for an 11am shotgun start.
If you don’t have a team organised, still come on out and you’ll get a game in a team.
Cost is $25 per player.
As usual, there will be plenty of novelty events and prizes on offer for golfers and non-golfers.
A sausage sizzle and refreshments will be available on-course and hot snack available at the clubhouse after play.
Please wear yellow on the day to support the special Novita Stars and to show your support for the many local businesses which support this important day on the local Novita committee’s calendar.
Mary Verhees and Cindy Carr won the Canadian foursomes during the recent Golf and Seafood week.
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