Millicent Golf Club Men’s Results Thursday 6.9.18 and Saturday 8.9.18

Thursday’s Competition was Stableford and 15 Men took out cards.
The 9 hole Competition winner was David Seymour who blitzed the field with 22 points. Next in line were Graham “Spike” Warren and Brian Thomson who both scored great scores of 19 points, “Spike” winning the countback for second place over Thomo.
David Seymour was the overall winner after 18 Holes with 40 points, winning a countback from Tony Bowering, also on 40 points. Matt Warren came in third with 39 points.
Nearest to Pin on the 5th hole was Tony Bowering.
A small field of 21 men played a Stableford Competition on Saturday 8th September.
Paul Whitford is continuing his great form, to win the A Grade Competition with 39 points from Vyv Bennison and Greg Cook, both on 36 points, Vyv winning the countback for second place.
The B Grade winner was Men’s Captain, Trevor Atkinson who won the countback from David Seymour, both with 37 points, Lyal “Spinner” MacGregor coming in third place with 36 points.
Nearest to Pin on the 3rd was Andy Varcoe, 5th – Justyn Saint, 13th – Bruce Packer and 17th was Mark Pilmore.
Paul Whitford achieved two birdies on the Par 3 Holes, while Justyn Saint, Graham Sunderland, Bruce Packer, Greg Cook and Shane Stevens all scored one each.
Next Saturday’s competition is Stableford for both Men and Ladies.
Members are reminded that the Tri Challenge between Millicent, Blackwood and Loxton is to be played at Millicent on the Long Weekend, the main competition being contested on Sunday 30th September. All players are asked to indicate their intention to play by placing your name on the sheet at the Clubhouse, or contact the Club.
Dinner will be served at the Club on Sunday evening.

Millicent Golf Club Ladies Championships

The Quarter Finals of the Club and Grade Championships for the Millicent Golf Club Ladies will be held on Wednesday 12th September
Club Championships Qualifiers
Lana Barlow
Sue Agnew
Kirsty Bailey
Helen Chilton
Kathy Sporer
Alex Lambert
Lyn Watson
Mardi Sunderland
The Match between Lana Barlow and Mardi Sunderland will commence at 9am, followed by Helen Chilton and Kathy Sporer, Sue Agnew and Lyn Watson, then mother and daughter, Kirsty Bailey and Alex Lambert.
The top qualifier for the B Grade was Bronwyn Clarke, followed by Julie McKenzie, Janet Watson, Glenis Skeer, Carmel Cory and Michele Smith
Clarke and McKenzie will have a bye and advance straight to the Semi Finals. The other matches will see Janet Watson play Michele Smith and Glenis Skeer play Carmel Cory.
As there were limited numbers of C Graders to qualify, there will be only a Final which will be played on Wednesday 26th September between Pam Packer and Sue Ireland.
A Stableford competition on the Short Course Orange Tees will be held for all players who are not competing in the Championships.

Millicent Golf Club Ladies Open Day 7.9.18

Millicent Golf Club Ladies held their annual Open Day on Friday 7th September, attracting an excellent field of 74 players from twelve clubs from throughout the South East of SA and Western Victoria. Clubs represented were Beachport, Blue Lake, Bordertown, Casterton, Keith, Kingston, Lucindale, Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, Penola, Robe and Millicent.
The format of the day was Pinehurst Foursomes, and prior to play, Millicent Golf Club Ladies Captain, Helen Chilton, welcomed all players before they ventured out onto the course in perfect weather conditions.
The Lucindale combination of sisters, Sharon Menz and Rachel Smith returned the best score of the day with an 87 off the stick to win the Gross event. Runners up were Kirsty Bailey and Lyn Watson from Millicent with 89.
Beachport players dominated the Handicap event with Glenis Skeer, who is a member at both Millicent and Beachport and Jan Green from Beachport taking the honours to win the event with a nett 68. Runners up were their fellow club members Marilyn Bellinger and Annie MacLennan with nett 70. They were closely followed by Beachport’s Sue Wheal and Karen MacGregor in third place with 70.5, while the Blue Lake duo of Beryl Mahoney and Helen Myers came in fourth with nett 73.5.
Nearest to Pin – 3rd – Lana Barlow – Millicent
Nearest to Pin – 5th – Mary Winser – Millicent
Nearest to Pin – 13th – Karena Higgins – Lucindale
Nearest to Pin – 2nd Shot – 17th – Helen Myers – Blue Lake
Straight Drive – 9th – Sue Prosser – Naracoorte
Combined Long Drive – 7th – Alex Lambert & Mary Warneke – Millicent
Combined Long Drive – 14th – Pam Symonds & Carol Bennett – Robe
As there was no one that hit the green for Nearest to Pin 2nd shot on the 12th Hole for 32 to 45 Handicappers, a draw was conducted and was won by Shirley Brown from Beachport.
At the completion of play, a delicious afternoon tea was enjoyed by all players prior to the presentation of trophies.
Captain, Helen Chilton then thanked all Millicent Golf Club Ladies for their contribution towards the organisation of the event, especially those who catered for the day, Pam Packer, Mary Pettman and Sophie Chilton. She also complimented the Greens staff for presenting the course in excellent condition and thanked all participants for competing on the day, ensuring the success of the event.
Club Member, Mary Pettman, who is quite well known by the South East Golfing fraternity, then drew the raffle, where a number of great prizes were on offer, all donated by the Millicent Ladies and appreciated by the lucky winners.

Gross Winners – Rachel Smith & Sharon Menz (Lucindale)

Gross Runners Up – Lyn Watson & Kirsty Bailey (Millicent)

Handicap Winners – Glenis Skeer (Millicent) & Jan Green (Beachport)

Handicap Runners Up – Marilyn Bellinger & Annie MacLennan (Beachport)

Handicap Third place – Sue Wheal & Karen MacGregor (Beachport

Handicap Fourth place – Helen Myers & Beryl Mahoney (Blue Lake)