From the Bunker report from 16 March 2019


Saturday 16th March

The last monthly medal round for season 2018/2019 was played on Saturday in very pleasant conditions which seen 31 men take out cards and 3 ladies played in their usual Saturday Stableford. Scoring was tough with many players finding the perfect weather for golf not to their liking. Saturday’s golf was also the last round of the summer eclectic as well which was taken out by Committee Person Martin Cameron with an impressive net 54.1 from Scott Lonergan in second on net 54.8 The winner of the Monthly Medallist of the year was Paul Whitford who was one of two golfers to break their handicap on the day this score was also good enough to take out the B Grade, Runner up in the B Grade was Chris Bailey on a Net 72 winning this position on a Countback from young golfer in Liam Chant on 72.Brian Thompson was the other golfer to break his handicap with a net 71 which resulted in Brian winning the A Grade from Scott Packer on a net 73. Paul Whitford also won the putting competition with 26 putts and the ball rundown winners were Liam Chant, Michael McRostie and Captain Trevor Atkinson. Two birdies were all there was on Saturday and the Father and son combination getting one each in Terry and Liam Chant. Liam Chant also took out the nearest to pin on the Third, The sweet swinging golfer in Matthew Warren won the 5th Nearest to Pin, Southern Ports winner Terry Chant claimed the 13th Nearest to Pin and the all-round sportsman in Justyn Saint claimed the 17th.Karen Altschwager found the pleasant conditions to her liking with a great score of 36 stableford points and this score was enough to claim the Ladies winner from Kathy Sporer on 35 points.

Thursdays usual Stableford competition was won By Manny Fuentes with a blistering 41 stableford points from Bruce on 37 points and Graham “Arch” Sunderland snuck in for third position with 36 points. The front nine winner was Graham Sunderland and Brian Thompson won the nearest to pin on the fifth which Brian also Birdied and Terry Chant Birded the 3rd.

Don’t forget we have the Good Friday Ambrose coming up on April 19 so please get your teams organised for this event, the Club is also looking for volunteers to help on this day even if it’s only for a few hours.

Happy Golfing

Young Members in Noah Lang and Liam Chant enjoying a break during their round.

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