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WITH the course looking
great some really good golf is
to be expected.
Tuesday nine hole pub barbecue
event was won by Stan Walker with 21
Balls down the line went to Alan
Hayes 19. Achievers award was won by
Tom Welch 11 points.
Pub points were Welshpool 16, Too-
ra 18, Pier Port 15 and Port Albert.
On Wednesday, the ladies played
a 4BBB event where the pair of Trish
Latch and Ann Skann won the day with
42 points. Balls down the line went to
Rachael Brown and Glenda Burley 41
Nearest the pin on six and 15 went
to Peta Barlow.
Other scores were Sue Brown and
Jeanette Swann 41, and Sharelle Rob-
erts and Mary Conley also 41 points.
Friday nine hole Stableford Chicken
Run winner was Alan Hayes with 20
Balls down the line went to Tom
Nearest the pins on 15 was Brian
MacPherson and second shot on 17 Jea-
Other scores were L. Pope, J.
Swann, and R. Barwick 16.
On Saturday, the men played a Mul-
ligans event where the extra shot was
well utilized by the weather as no golf
was able to be played.
Sunday was the Toora Foodworks
18 hole Stableford event where the
scores were not that great, but Pappy
Pope won the event with 34 points.
Balls down the line went to Alan
Nearest the pin on eight was Alan
Other scores were N. Lucas 29, R.
Easton 28, H. Barlow and T. Welsh 26.
Upcoming event is the ladies sum-
mer knockout competition commencing
on Wednesday, January 29.
MONDAY, January 15 saw the
beginning of a new season of
this popular Monday afternoon
pastime, proudly sponsored by
the Yarram Country Club.
Prize money will remain the same
being paid down to fourth place.
Please note that there is no end of
season prize money only weekly.
Following last season’s successful
finish for Jan Smith she confirmed her
ability to play cards by finishing equal
first with Pat Kiely and new player
Another new player Lorna Roy also
finished in the money in a five way tie
for fourth with Heather Hall, Phyllis
Hobson, Molly Cook and Jack Field.
The day promises an enjoyable af-
ternoon of cards and friendship so if you
are interested just turn up next Monday
and see Pat Kiely.
Leader Board: 1st
Jan Smith, 2
rd Norm Hunter, 4
th Lorna Roy,
5th Phyllis Hobson, 7
th Mollie Cook, 8
TWELVE ladies played a
stroke round and monthly
medal on Tuesday, January 9.
Winner of A Grade was Sue Egan 70
B Grade and winner of Monthly
Medal with a great score Annette
McLeod 69 net.
A Grade scratch winner was Sandra
Denovan 88, and B Grade Scratch win-
ner was Lois Gronow 101.
Nearest the pin on seventh was Jenny
Nickell, and 15th Lorraine Mumford.
Putting was Sue Egan 28 putts.
Down the line balls to Jenny Nickell
73 net, and Lois Gronow 74 net.
Next week’s event is Par.
SATURDAY’S event was in-
dividual par with the persis-
tent rain making the players
have to work hard to achieve
a reasonable score in the test-
Twenty four year old Dale Bell (12)
however thrived in the rain to post a
brilliant plus eight which equates to 76
off the stick to be declared the overall A
Grade winner on the day following his
Dave Blacker (18) with minus two
was announced the winner of B Grade.
John Scharp (22) got the nod in C
Grade with an impressive plus four.
DTL balls were awarded to George
Jenkins plus three, Guy Webb plus two,
Albert Greenaway plus one and all of
the following Dylan Rash, Greg Rob-
erts and Bill Reid with a score of square
awarded a prize.
Jeff Mumford won the NTP on the
first, Jarryd Swift seventh, Dale Bell 15th
and Ian Peel got closest on the 18th
John Scharp following his plus four
was declared the winner of the vets com-
petition with DTL balls to George Jen-
kins, Albert Greenaway, Bill Reid and
Joe Razinger getting down in two
on the par three seventh was awarded a
birdie ball prize as well as Jarryd Swift on
the seventh, John Movric on the seventh
and Dale Bell on the 15th
The ladies played Stableford with Jen
Nickell (22) prevailing in the conditions
to win with 31 points.
DTL balls were awarded to Lorraine
Mumford and Tracey McKenzie.
Kaye Irwin was closest on the 15th to
win the NTP.
Tuesday’s competition attracted an-
other 30 plus field for an Individual Sta-
Visiting golfer Dex Summers (11)
with 40 points edging out Dave Blacker
on C/B who also impressed with some
fine ball striking.
Snowy Manifold with 38 points be-
ing declared the winner of B Grade.
DTL balls were awarded to Dylan
Rash 39, Mick Dragon 38, Henry Kor-
nacki 38, Tony Johnson 37, Travis Tat-
low 37, Jarryd Swift and Tim Ritchie
both with 36 points also winning a
John Papworth was in good form
in Thursday’s nine hole chicken run to
tally 21 points. Albert Greenaway 20,
Marilyn Ross 20, Joe Razinger 19 and
Ian Guthrie 18 on countback all collect-
ing some fare.
The NTPs on the day went to Ian
Guthrie, Dean Summerfield and Kaye
Tuesday’s vets event in Maffra was
highlighted by a welcome return of
popular member Merv Zappelli to com-
petitive golf following a long layoff due
to illness and injury.
Two Yarram teams headed over the
Carrajung hills to compete in Sunday’s
Traralgon Plate with players from 14
Gippsland Clubs competing. Clive
Coulthard and Jeremy Richardson with
35 points each the best of the local play-
Traralgon’s number one team with
110 points being declared the winning
Next Sunday, January 21, Yarram
has entered a team in the Mirboo North
Coming events include the South
Gippsland Classic which commences
with a four ball at Mirboo North on
February 10. Yarram has the final day
of the nine day tournament on Sunday,
Entry forms are available at the
able Yachts battled
for the honour of
winning the annu-
al Around Sunday
Yacht Race at Port
Albert last Satur-
Battled over 15 nauti-
cal miles it took the fast-
est yachts almost three
and a half hours.
The Division 1 and
overall winner was “Sil-
ver Shadow” a Noelex 25
skippered by Toby Lep-
pin of South Gippsland
Just four seconds
separated second and
third place getters in Di-
vision 1: “No Excuses”
Noelex 25 skippered by
Mark McLellan, Mel-
bourne Trailable Yacht
Club and third “Hal-
cyon” Noelex 25 skip-
pered by David Barker of
Newhaven Y.C . Winner
of Division 2 was “Juni-
per” a Timpany 670 skip-
pered by Alex Stroud of
Warneet Y.C. Second
was “Laros”an Ultimate
18 skippered by Len Hat-
field and third “Emily”
an Explorer 16 skippered
by Frank Strickland, La-
trobe Valley Y.C .
Race conditions were
trying with strong squalls
hitting the fleet regu-
larly, however all sailors
crossed the finish line
wet, but without mishap.
After the presenta-
tions the Port Albert
Yacht Club provided
nearly 40 visitors with
dinner and an informa-
tive talk on the history of
Port Albert by local art-
ist and historian Warren
Warren presented a
slide show of his paint-
Great round: Dale Bell is congratulated by club captain Dan Dwyer
after his brilliant plus eight in Saturday’s Par Competition.
Dale Bell dominates
• Yarram Ladies golf
Sue Egan wins A Grade while
Annette McLeod takes the medal
New season underway
Welshpool course is tops
The Battle of the Boats
as Silver Shadow wins
Crew: Silver Shadow crew members ready to race around Sunday
Balancing: crew onboard the Pipalini set
sail for Sunday Island.
DANIEL Albutt is
off to the quarter
finals of the Aus-
tralian Open next
week after his name
was drawn out as
the lucky winner of
four double passes.
Daniel and those lucky
enough to have been in-
vited to go along with him
will be seated just a few
rows back from the front
so will have a birds-eye
view of all the action.
The raffle was part
of a fundraising initiative
to support the upcoming
Australia Day weekend
Regional tennis tourna-
ment in Yarram according
to president David Smith.
“The long weekend
tennis tournament has not
been played in Yarram for
over 12 years and we want
to bring it back,” David
Planning is well under-
way for this year’s event
and the money raised from
the raffle will help make it
Other prize winners
included Angie Hamilton
who won a selection of
sporting equipment to the
value of $350.
Merin Howell took
home four general admis-
sion tickets to the Aus-
tralian Open and Alistair
Turnbull was another local
“The tennis club re-
ally wants to thank every-
one who supported this
raffle and especially Terry
Blackwood and his team at
the Yarram Country Club
who are very supportive
of the tennis club and all
they are planning to raise
the profile of tennis in Yar-
ram and especially junior
tennis in the area,” Mr
The club is looking
forward to the Australia
Day weekend tennis tour-
“The juniors singles
will kick things off on
Friday morning from 9am
this will be followed by
the senior singles which
will start at 1pm. Satur-
day is doubles day with
the juniors in the morn-
ing and seniors in the af-
• Yarram tennis
Gearing up for revival of Yarram tennis tournament
ings prepared for the
175th anniversary of the
founding of Port Albert.
The next day, four
boats sailed over to Sun-
day Island where the
crews were treated to a
guided tour by the Para
The Commodore and
committee were pleased
to host this event and look
forward to next year’s
race with participants
from around Victoria.
The next Regatta will
be on February 3 and 4.
The club will be hold-
ing free “Try Sailing”
days on Australia Day
and Easter Sunday, and
Learn to Sail classes on
January 19 to 21.
ternoon. Sunday is finals
day. Juniors will start at
U10 through to U18s.
There will be a senior and
veterans section as well as
an open section. The open
section will have a cash
prize for the winner of the
men’s and ladies singles
titles,” Mr Smith said.
“This is a regional
Tennis Victoria sanctioned
tennis tournament with en-
tries already received from
Hastings, Barwon Heads,
Sale and Traralgon.”
You can enter online
for the tournament at Ten-
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