24/05/17

Ladies played the Shylie Rymill and Club Foursomes yesterday 24/5/17 in pretty good conditions, just a few showers.

 

Winners of the Shylie Rymill Foursomes were Kirsty Bailey and Mary Winser with 73.5, R’s/Up were Helen Ferguson and Mary Warneke with 74.5

 

Combined long drive was won by Anne Bateman and Virginia DeDonatis

 

Kirsty and Mary will represent the Club at the District Foursomes on the 26th June at Robe

 

The top eight qualifiers will now battle it out in match play to contest for Club Foursomes Champions

MILLIPEDES WIN PENNANTS FINAL

18/05/17 – 21/05/17

It was a good week for the Millicent golf club last week, with fine calm Autumn weather, good numbers turned out and scoring was high which made it very hard to get a podium finish, but a week after the Ladies won their A-grade pennants final, it was the Millicent Millipedes Handicap side that had to step up to the plate last Sunday, playing Lucindale in the grand final at the blue lakes golf course the team had a good win 3/2, Paul Whitford lead the way playing in the number 1 position winning 4/3, followed by Mark Pilmore, winning 3/2, Trevor Atkinson had a good win 4/3. Martin Cameron and Matt Osmond suffered close losses in what was a tight tussle.

Thursday was a stable ford competition played in fine conditions for points towards the Masters trophy, it was Bruce Packer who jumped out of the blocks early to put the pressure on the rest of the field, winning the front 9 hole competition with 20 points. Michael McRostie, Andy Varcoe and Craig Kuiper was doing all the chasing finishing with 19 points, but it was all to no avail as Phil Hunter showed all his class on the Back 9 holes to run all over the field winning with 37 points. Kevin Rainey had to settle with second spot losing a count back to Hunter after finishing with 37 points. Brian Duldig, Packer and Kuiper were all close behind on 36 points. Kuiper capped off a good day winning the nearest to the pin award on the par 3, 5th hole.

Saturday was a fantastic day for golf and with the golf course in pristine condition, good numbers turned out to compete in a stroke round playing for the crown Inn hotel trophy. Tony Bowering set a cracking pace in the A-grade, playing in the first group of the day Bowering won with 78 off the stick to finish with 78-12-nett 66, Scott Packer was close behind in second spot with 78-10-nett 68, while the inform Owen Merrett continued his good form of late to grab third with 75-6-nett 69. In the B-grade it was Andrew Ferguson who had a good day out winning with net 70 from Scott Lonergan in second winning a count back from Robert Thompson with net 72. Nearest to the pin winners for the day saw Alan Schultz on the 3rd hole, Andy Varcoe win the 5th hole, Mark Pilmore claim the 13th hole, Jamie Bellinger win the 17th hole, while Robert Thompson was closest for 3 shots on the 9th hole and Craig Kuiper with the closest for 2 shots on the 18th green. Birdies paid out 1 golf ball each to Bowering, Varcoe, Matt Osmond, John Reynolds and Lonergan.

This Sunday 28/05/17 is the Australian Credit Union Sporting Club 4 ball Ambrose challenge, registration is at 10.30am for an 11am shot gun start, cost is $30 per player or $120 per team including golf and BBQ and lots of great prizes to be won. The June long weekend is the 2nd round of the Millicent, Blackwood, and Loxton tri challenge played in Loxton, while Thursday is a stable ford competition playing for points in the Masters trophy and Saturday is a stroke round playing for the IGA supermarket voucher.    

M.P

21/05/17

Handicap Pennants Final

Millicent Def Lucindale 3/2 

P. Whitford def P. Justin 4/3

M. Pilmore def E. Pitt 3/2 

M. Cameron lt K. Baker 2/1

M. Osmond lt J. Partridge 3/2

T. Atkinson def M. Baker 4/3

20/05/17

Saturday Stroke – Crown Inn Trophy 

A grade 

1st – T. Bowering 66

2nd – S. Packer 68

3rd – O. Merritt 69cb

B grade 

1st – A. Ferguson 70

2nd – S. Lonergan 72cb

3rd – R. Thompson 72

N.T.P 

3rd – A. Shultz 

5th – A. Varcoe 

13th – M. Pilmore 

17th – J. Bellinger 

3rd to 9th – R. Thompson 

2nd to 18th – C. Kuiper 

Birdies 

T. Bowering 

A. Varcoe 

M. Osmond 

J. Reynolds 

S. Lonergan 

Crown Inn hotel trophy

T. Bowering 

VARCOE BAGS HOLE IN ONE

11/05/17 – 13/05/17 

Autumn has arrived out at the Millicent golf course, even though the mornings last week were very cool, the days were fantastic for golf and some big winning scores came in for the week along with Andy Varcoe bagging a hole in one last Thursday on the par 3, 13th hole and going along with tradition Varcoe brought a round of drinks for all in the Club at the end of the day.

Last Thursday was a stable ford competition for points contributing to the masters trophy and good numbers greeted the starter to play in still calm conditions it was our new member Peter La Jacono who jumped out of the blocks early to easily win the front 9 hole competition with 23 points, John Reynolds and Michael McRostie were doing all the chasing finishing with 19 points while Terry Chant, Brian Duldig and Andy Varcoe were close behind with 18 points. On the Back 9 holes it became the McRostie show as he put on a clinic streeting the field with an impressive 38 off the stick to have 25 points and win the 18 hole competition and the day with 44 points. La Jacono had to settle with second spot with 40 points while “Spike” Warren flew home for third spot with 37 points. Terry Chant played a fine shot into the par 3,5th hole to win the nearest to the pin award while Andy Varcoe won 9 golf balls out of the Eagles nest for his hole in one on the par 3, 13th hole.

Saturday was a stable ford competition played in cool calm conditions and good numbers turned out in all grades as Owen Merrett had a day out to dominate the field winning the A-grade and also the IGA shopping Voucher for the best score of the day finishing with an impressive 40 points. Phil Thrussell got the nod for second spot in a three way count back from Phil Hunter and Andy Varcoe all finishing with 37 points. The B-grade was another tight tussle with Mick Pedler getting the win with a very consistent round of 38 points. Brian Thomson was close behind in second spot with 37 points, while Lyle McGregor finished in third with 35 points. New member Peter La Jacono had a good day out winning the C-grade with 34 points from Herman Vanderhuel winning a count back from Bruce Packer in third as both players finished with 33 points. Nearest to the pin awards went to Alan Schultz on the 3rd, Thrussell won the 5th, Paul Whitford was close on the 13th and Terry Chant won the 17th, Vanderhuel was closest on the 9th green for his third shot for the C-grade while John Reynolds was closest for his second shot on the 18th green for the A & B grades. Nobody managed to make a birdie on the par 3’s for the day.

Sunday 28th May is the South East Sporting Club’s 4 ball Ambrose challenge, open to all sporting and social clubs in the District to get a side together and have a bit of fun and win some great prizes. The June Long weekend is the trip down to Loxton for the second round of the Millicent, Blackwood, Loxton tri challenge, while Thursday is a stable ford competition for the Masters trophy and Saturday is a Stroke round playing for the Crown Inn hotel at Kingston voucher. 

M.P