Home' Yarram Standard : February 17th 2016 Contents PAGE 18 - “THE YARRAM STANDARD”, Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A GOOD field of 46 ladies came
from clubs in East Gippsland for
the first Veterans’ golf day at Yar-
ram on Monday, February 8.
The event was 4BBB and the win-
ners were K. Bryner and A. Gaw from
Lake View Golf Club with 45 stableford
Runners-up were E. Hatwell and D.
Mulcahy from Maffra with 44 points,
who also won the best nine in with 26
The best nine out was M. Sampson
and A. Guy from South Pines with 21
points on countback.
Nearest the pin on 15th was J.
Marchesi from Newry and Target Hole
on 18th B. Byrnes, Yarram.
Down the line balls to S. Egan and G,
Knowles 41 points, J. Stephenson and H.
Nelligan 41, M. Cook and J. Nickell 40,
P.Jackson and E. Wynne 40, N. Barlow
and B. Brokenshire 39 on c/b.
A small field of ladies on Tuesday,
February 9, played in very warm condi-
The winner of the Stableford event
was Marilyn Ross with 34 points.
Best nine in was Lois Gronow 21
Nearest the pin on 15th Barbara Cox,
target hole on first Nancy Barlow and
18th Diana Balhorn.
Down the line balls went to Lois
Gronow 33 and Annette McLeod 32.
SATURDAY morning, in perfect
conditions for golf, all roads led
to the Yarram Golf Club for the
opening salvo of the nine day
South Gippsland Golf Classic.
First day was the popular four ball
format with the field comprising visitors
from England, America, interstate and
many of the Gippsland clubs.
The carnival is in its 27th
this year players from 80 clubs will play
in the nine day golfing extravaganza.
Visitors Freeda Nair (29) and Mary
Beraldson (34) led the field home in the
ladies four ball with an impressive 45
points. Ross Thompson (18) and Lorraine
Kennedy (34) won the mixed with an
equally impressive 47 points.
In the men’s section Leongatha’s
Brendan Simon (17) and Chris Indian
(18) teamed up to score 48 points to nar-
rowly shade the Stacey’s Bridge contin-
gent of Paul McAninly (6) and David
David turned on a hot streak on the
back nine with a run of three pointers but
alas the locals fell one point short to finish
with 47 points and be declared runners up
on the day.
DTL balls went to Wayne Reynolds
and Jo Kus 47, Gary Shandley and Sashi
Nair 46, Craig Hios and Dale Bell 46,
then Noel and Troy Underwood also had
a good day to finish with 45 points.
DTL balls went to Roger Cunningham
seventh, Troy Underwood 15th
West on the 15th
Trevor Steer, president of the South
Gippsland Classic committee praised Yar-
ram captain Dan Dwyer’s organisation of
the day and complimented the hard work-
ing outdoor volunteers on the condition of
the course and thanked the Yarram ladies
for their hospitality.
On Sunday, Korumburra played host
then followed Woorayl, Meeniyan, Welsh-
pool and Phillip Island on Thursday, Le-
ongatha, Mirboo North, with the event
winding up at Foster on Sunday, February
21, with the second round of the men’s
and ladies’ Stroke event to be played.
Russell Dent won the A Grade Tuesday
competition with an excellent 40 points.
Bill Reid in good form also with 40
points saluted in B Grade and DTL balls
went to B. Goodwin 37, Joe Razinger 37,
Jack Kingchurch 36, Tyler Chisholm 36,
John Scharp 36 and Stretch Harty with 35
NTPs went to Corbin Sutherland first,
Ignatius Duivenvoorden seventh and
Tony Johnson on the 15th
Barbara Cox had a good round to score
22 points in Thursday’s Chicken run.
Dan Dwyer took home two chooks
with scores of 20 and 20, a good effort,
and then Steve Papworth 19, Michael Col-
lins 18, Bas De Bondt 18, Clive Coulthard
18 and Rudy Kerkvliet with 18 on C/B all
collected a prize.
Bob Hodges seventh and Sandra De-
novan first won the NTPs on offer.
Jeff Mumford and Frank Purgar
teamed up again this year for a qualify-
ing round of the State wide Mazda four
ball at Trafalgar on Sunday after being in
last year’s final but this time no choco-
lates for the local duo.
Classic golf attracts 160 to Yarram
• Ladies golf
Veteran day success
Set: Yarram Golf Club members Frank Purgar and Dale Bell wait to be called
to start their round of golf in the opening round of the South Gippsland Classic
with hit off at Yarram on Saturday.
All done: Yarram Golf Club members Craig Hiol, Rick Rogers, George Jenkins , Ken Plunkett and Bazz
De Bondt enjoy a few cold refreshments after completing their round of golf at the open day of the South
Gippsland Classic on Saturday.
Welcome: Yarram Golf Club secretary Paul
McAninly (left) and president David Phelan (right)
welcome South Gippsland Golf Classic chairper-
son Trevor Steer (second left) and Jan Boontjes to
the Yarram Golf Club for the opening round of the
nine day event which takes in golf courses through-
out South Gippsland as far as Phillip Island.
Company: Geoff Phelan, Foster Golf Club and
Jeannette Swann, Welshpool Golf Club enjoying
the hospitality of the Yarram Golf Club on the first
day of the South Gippsland Classic on Saturday.
Winners: Leongatha golfers Chris Indian and
Brendan Sim carded 48 points to come away with a
win in the first round of the South Gippsland Clas-
sic nine day event that started in Yarram on Satur-
day and will finish in Foster next weekend.
Helping: Wendy Pope and Elizabeth Wynne vol-
unteer their time to help out on the barbecue at the
South Gippsland Golf Classic on Saturday.
Chillin: Alan Hayes, Welshpool Golf Club, Dan
Dwyer, Yarram Golf Club captain and Geoff Nott,
Foster Golf Club enjoy a catch up after completing
their round of golf.
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