Millicent Golf Club – Championships Semi Finals Results

On Sunday 19th August, the Semi Finals of the Club and Grade Championships were decided.
In the first match for the Club Championship, Andy Varcoe and Phil Hunter had a closely fought game, with Varcoe taking the honours over Hunter on the 18th hole. In the other match, Ian Greenwood had a convincing win over John Reynolds 5/3.
The Final over 36 holes between Varcoe and Greenwood will commence at 9am next Sunday, with Varcoe being hopeful of taking out successive titles, on the other hand, Greenwood is playing some great golf at the moment and will put up a great fight.
In the B Grade, Paul Whitford had a win over Andrew Ferguson 3/1 and Jamie Bellinger defeated Mark Pilmore 3/2.
The Final over 36 holes next week will see Paul Whitford take on Jamie Bellinger, commencing at 9.15am.
In the C Grade, David Seymour was victorious over Robert Thompson 3/2 and Scott Lonergan had a win over Jamie Allen, also 3/2.
The C Grade Final between Seymour and Lonergan will be played over 18 holes, commencing at 12 noon.

Millicent Golf Club Results

Ladies – Wednesday 15th August:
Due to poor weather conditions, only 10 ladies played a Stableford competition on Wednesday 15th August.
A Secret 9 Hole Competition was played in conjunction with the event.
Carmel Cory 32 points
Kathy Sporer 29 points on a countback from Sue Ireland 29 points
Nearest to Pin on the 3rd – Kathy Sporer
9 Hole Competition – Val Williams 17 points
Secret 9 Competition – Lana Barlow 15 points.
On Friday 17th August, six Millicent ladies travelled to Bordertown for their Open Day. The format was Pinehurst Foursomes and it was the Mother/Daughter combination of Kirsty Bailey and Alex Lambert who won the off the stick prize with a score of 87.
Kirsty and Alex also won the combined long drive on the 2nd hole, while Kirsty won the long drive on the same hole.
Next Wednesday’s competition is also a Stableford competition.
The Competition for the Men on Thursday was Stableford and this attracted a field of 22.
9 Hole Competition
Phil Thrussell on a countback from Phil Hunter with 20 points
Tony Bowering 18 points
18 Hole Competition
Phil Thrussell 37
Manny Fuentes 36
Mark Pilmore 34 on a countback from Andy Varcoe
Nearest to Pin on the 5th – Brian Thomson
On Saturday 18th August, 27 men took out cards for the Stroke event, playing for the President’s Cup. 3 visitors from Heywood were welcomed and joined the field for the Competition.
A Grade
Craig Kuiper nett 72
Paul Whitford nett 73
John Reynolds nett 76
B Grade
David Seymour nett 71
Graham Sunderland nett 73
Shane Fahey (Heywood) nett 75
Nearest to Pin 3rd – Paul Whitford
Nearest to Pin 5th – Vyv Bennison
Nearest to Pin 13th – Spinner MacGregor
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot to 9th for B Grade – Spinner MacGregor
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot to 18th for A Grade – Craig Kuiper
President’s Cup – donated by Owen Merrett – won by David Seymour nett 71
Paul Whitford received 2 golf balls for his birdies on the 3rd and 5th holes, while Ian Greenwood and Brian Thomson received one ball each for birdies on the 5th and 13th holes respectively.
The competition for men next Saturday is Stableford, while on Sunday, the Finals of the Club and Grade Championships will be held.
Visitors are most welcome to the club to view these matches, the Club and B Grade Championships which will be played over 36 holes and the C Grade over 18 holes.