From the Bunker 6/4/19


A field of 32 men took cards out for the April monthly medal on Saturday, as usual in a monthly medal round the Putting comp was also on the line. In the back of all golfers mind was also the dreaded April Fools trophy which was also up for grabs.

Phil Thrussell had a great round of net 68 which he won in a countback over Mark Pilmore to claim the A Grade competition as well as the April Month Medal. Mark was extremely unlucky no to win with a net 68 but Phil Thrussell was more effective on the back nine which got him the win. In the B Grade it was the Bill Mullan with a net 69 winning from Brian Thomson with a net 71 on a count back from the ever-consistent Michael McRostie. Brian is having a very consistent run of form going now, which is great to see as he spends a lot of time at the Club volunteering. Martin Cameron won the putting with a super effort of only 24 putts. The nearest to pins was taken out by Phil Thrussell on the third, Paul Whitford on the fifth, Terry Chant claimed the 13th and Mark Pilmore took out the 17th. Birdies where claimed by Paul Whitford and Shane Stevens on the 5th, Trevor Hutchesson on the 3rd, Terry Chant and Viv Bennison got a birdies on the 13th and Martin Cameron got his for the 17th. Noah Lang took out the April Fools trophy and over the years a lot of good golfers have taken out this trophy, well done for backing a great start in your golfing career. The Ball run down winners where Michael McRostie, Shane Stevens and Martin Cameron all on net 71 respectively.

Thursday’s stableford competition was taken out by Club stalwart and club joint bar person in Mick Pedler with a great score of 40 points from Graham Sunderland on 38 points and coming in third was Mark Pilmore on 37 points. Mark Pilmore took out the 9 hole competition with a magnificent 23 points. Viv Bennison took out the nearest to pin on the fifth and birdies paid out to Terry Chant, Graham Sunderland and Phil Hunter.

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