Millicent Golf Club Men’s Results – Thursday 9th and Saturday 11th August

On Thursday 9th August, 26 men took to the Millicent Golf Course to play a Stableford Competition. Good scores were the order of the day.
18 Hole Competition
Terry Chant 37 c/b
Vyv Bennison 37
Phil Thrussell 36
9 Hole Competition
Phil Thrussell 20
Alan Schultz 19 c/b
Terry Chant 19
Nearest to Pin – 5th Hole – Andrew Ferguson
Terry Chant scored an eagle 3 on the 10th hole. In doing so, he cleared out the Mac Ford Eagles Nest and took home 28 Golf Balls.
The Competition on Saturday was also Stableford and there was a smaller field of 16 who participated.
A Grade
Phil Hunter 38
Graham “Spike” Warren 33
Mark Pilmore 33.
B Grade
Graham Sunderland 38
Paul Whitford 35
Mick Pedler 32
The IGA voucher for the best score of the day was won by Graham Sunderland on a countback from Phil Hunter.
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Graham “Spike” Warren
Nearest to Pin – 5th – Graham Sunderland
Nearest to Pin – 13th – Andy Varcoe
Nearest to Pin – 17th – Paul Whitford
Second shot to the 18th hole for the A Grade was won by Graham “Spike” Warren.
No B Grader hit the green for 2 on the 9th hole.
Birdies on the Par 3’s were achieved by Andy Varcoe, Trevor Atkinson, Graham “Spike” Warren and Graham Sunderland.
The Quarter Finals of the Club and Grade Championships were held on Sunday 12th August.
At this time, unfortunately, no results of the individual matches have been received however, Andy Varcoe, Phil Hunter, John Reynolds and Ian Greenwood have all advanced to the Semi Finals to compete for the Club Championship.
Paul Whitford, Andrew Ferguson, Mark Pilmore and Jamie Bellinger will play off in the Semi Finals for the B Grade Championship.
All matches will be conducted next Sunday 19th August.

Millicent Golf Club Ladies Results, Wednesday 8.8.18

Fifteen Millicent Ladies welcomed four visitors from Beachport to play a Stableford Competition on Wednesday 8th August.
After the recent heavy rains, the Beachport Golf Course has been quite wet, however, the sandy soil at Millicent allows the water to drain away quickly, consequently, the golfers are to compete in pleasant conditions. Even though having to contend with some strong breeze, it was a great day for golf with no rain.
The best score of the day, once again came from the C Grade, with Debbie Tinknell from Beachport scoring 35 points. Runner up to Debbie was Helen Ferguson with 30 points and in third place was Pam Packer with 28 points.
Helen Chilton was the leader in A Grade with 34 points, one better than Lyn Watson on 33, and Kathy Sporer’s 27 points gained her third place.
Mary Warneke won the B Grade a countback from Mardi Sunderland, both on 32 points and next was Michele Smith with 27 points.
The nine hole Competition was won by Mardi Sunderland with 17 points on a countback from Helen Chilton.
Nearest to Pin, 2nd shot to the 5th hole for the C Grade was Pam Packer, while Lyn Watson won the Nearest to Pin on the 13th.
Birdies were achieved by Helen Chilton on the 3rd hole and Michele Smith on the 13th.
Next Wednesday’s competition is Stableford, 3rd Round of the Olympic Event and Secret 9 Holes.

A Grade Winner Helen Chilton, B Grade Winner Mary Warneke, C Grade Winner Debbie Tinknell (Beachport

Millicent Golf Club Men’s Results Thursday 2nd & Saturday 4th August

20 men played a Stableford Competition at Millicent on Thursday 2nd August.
The Nine Hole Competition was on the front nine and it was Phil Thrussell who led the field at the halfway mark with 20 points, followed by Vyv Bennison on 19 and Mark Pilmore winning the countback for third place with 18 points from Trevor Hutchesson.
Trevor proved to be the most consistent player of the day as his 18 points on the back nine, won him the 18 hole competition with a total of 36 points. Mark Pilmore came in second with 35 followed by Brian Duldig on 34.
Ron Hateley was the Nearest to Pin winner on the 5th Hole.
The Monthly Medal was played in conjunction with the Stroke Round on Saturday 4th August, along with the Final Qualifying Round of the Club and Grade Championships.
Although the weather forecast predicted plenty of rain, it did not deter the 25 enthusiastic golfers.
Monthly Medalist was Paul Whitford who scored a nett 70 to win the B Grade Competition, runner up was David Seymour with nett 72 and Graham Sunderland came in third with a nett 74.
Scott Packer was the A Grade Winner with a nett 71. Phil Hunter and Vyv Bennison both scored nett 72’s and it was Phil who won the countback for second place.
David Seymour won the Putting Competition with 27 putts.
Brian Duldig achieved two birdies on the Par 3 Holes while Mark Pilmore and Ian Greenwood scored one each.
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Phil Thrussell
Nearest to Pin – 5th – Andrew Ferguson
Nearest to Pin – 13th – Ian Greenwood
Nearest to Pin – 17th – Chris Agnew
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – B Grade – 9th – Justyn Saint
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – A Grade – 18th – Craig Kuiper
Next Saturday’s competiton is Stableford.
The Quarter Finals of the Men’s Club and Grade Championships will be played on Sunday 12th August.
The Draw and Hit off Times will be advised at a later date, alternatively, please contact Captain Trevor Atkinson

Millicent Golf Club Ladies Results 1.8.18

In absolutely brilliant conditions for golf, 21 Ladies converged on the Millicent Golf Course on Wednesday 1st August to compete for the Monthly Medal which was played in conjunction with a Stroke Round. It was also the 5th Qualifying Round of the Club and Grade Championships, 3rd Round of Captain’s Trophy and Putting Competition.
It was the C Grade Ladies who returned the best scores of the day. The ever consistent Pam Packer once again had a great day out and came in with a nett 68, narrowly winning the C Grade competition from Barbara Sapiatzer with a nett 69. Their playing partner, Helen Ferguson came in third with nett 82.
Lana Barlow was the leader in A Grade with nett 71, from Lyn Watson on nett 73, third place was Alex Lambert who survived a countback from her mother Kirsty Bailey, and Mary Winser all with nett 77’s.
After a few weeks off with an injury, Bronwyn Clarke returned to the course to win the B Grade with a nett 73, from Janet Watson, nett 74, and Rosalie Hunt and Val Williams, both with nett 77, Rosalie winning the countback from Val for third place.
Three of the new girls who participated in the Sip n Swing Clinic earlier this year, played a 9 Hole Competition on the Short Course from the Orange Tees. Sharne Peacock celebrated her first win with a nett 48, one stroke better than Nikki Kirkland who came in second with a nett 49, and then Josie Davies with 59 nett.
The 9 Hole Competition was on the back nine and it was won by Lana Barlow with nett 33.
The Monthly Medalist was Pam Packer and this earned her the IGA Supermarket Voucher.
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Helen Chilton
Nearest to Pin – 13th – Lana Barlow
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – 17th – Pam Packer
Lana Barlow scored a birdie on the 13th
Putting Competition – Lyn Watson – 26 putts
Fairways Hit with Tee Shot
A Grade – Helen Chilton – 15
B Grade – Janet Watson – 13
C Grade – Pam Packer – 15
Fosters Foodland Voucher Raffle was won by Ladies President, Val Williams

– A Grade Winner Lana Barlow, B Grade Winner Bronwyn Clarke, C Grade Winner Pam Packer.

Millicent Golf Club Men’s Results Thursday 26th & Saturday 28th July

Thursday’s Stableford Competition attracted a good field of 20 golfers, and some fantastic scores were submitted.
The 9 Hole competition was on the back nine and it was Craig Kuiper winning on a countback from Jamie Allen both with 21 points, followed by Mick Pedler with 20 points.
The consistent Jamie Allen finished the day with 37 points, winning from Paul Whitford, also on 37, with Andy Varcoe in third place with a score of 35 points.
The ever accurate Graham “Spike” Warren won the Nearest to Pin on the 5th Hole.
The Club was a “hive of activity” on Friday, when over 100 men, golfers and non golfers, enjoyed a day out, participating in the Annual Stock Agent’s and Farmer’s Day. Club President, Owen Merrett has organised this event for a number of years now, and once again it was a huge success, the participants enjoying the pleasant weather, whilst having a day out on the Golf Course.
On Saturday, the Competition was Stroke and there were 21 Golfers who took out cards. The early players had to contend with the fog which didn’t lift until late morning.
It was Justyn Saint who returned the best score of the day with a nett 71 to win the B Grade Competition. Runner up was Paul Whitford with nett 75 and Graham Sunderland coming in third with 77.
With a score of nett 74, Vyv Bennison was the leader in A Grade, followed by Andy Varcoe and Mark Pilmore both on 75, with Varcoe winning the countback for second place.
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Andy Varcoe
Nearest to Pin – 5th – Jamie Allen
Nearest to Pin – 13th – Geoff Cameron
Nearest to Pin – 17th – Justyn Saint
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – 9th – B Grade – Trevor Atkinson
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – 18th – A Grade – Ben Golding
Birdies on Par 3’s – Mark Pilmore on the 3rd, Jamie Allen on the 5th and Justyn Saint on the 17th

Justyn Saint – B Grade Winner and Best Score of the Day – Saturday

Millicent Golf Club Ladies Results 25.7.18

Millicent Golf Club Ladies welcomed seven visitors from Beachport to play a Stableford Competition on Wednesday 25th July. The Short Course Cards were taken out and all Ladies hit from the Orange Markers.
A Grade
Val Williams 46,
Janet Watson 41 countback
Mary Winser 41
B Grade
Pam Packer 39
Shirley Brown (Beachport) 35
Julie Howe (Beachport) 33
C Grade
Helen Ferguson 41
Barbara Sapiatzer 35
Debbie Ticknell (Beachport) 30
9 Hole Competition – Val Williams 23
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Kaye Best (Beachport)
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – 15th – Pam Packer
Next Wednesday’s Competition is a Stroke Round in conjunction with the Monthly Medal, 3rd Round Captain’s Trophy, 5th Round Club and Grade Championships and Putting Competition


A Grade Winner Val Williams, C Grade Winner Helen Ferguson, B Grade Winner Pam Packer


Saturday Stableford – IGA trophy

A grade

1st – M. Cameron 37pts

2nd – G. Warren 35pts

3rd – O. Merritt 33pts cb

B grade

1st – J. Allen 33pts

2nd – M. Pedler 32pts cb

3rd – T. Atkinson 32pts


3rd – T. Atkinson

5th – P. Thrussell

13th – G. Warren

17th – B. Golding

2nd to 9th – not hit

2nd to 18th – P. Thrussell


T. Atkinson

P. Thrussell

G. Warren

O. Merritt

V. Bennison

IGA trophy

M. Cameron