Monday 13th November:
Women’s 9 hole stableford event A grade was won by Adele Rowarth with 19 points. Runner-up Kerryn Wagstaff 14 points and in B Grade 15 points was a winning score for Faith Morrissy, pipping runner-up Maureen Vesey who had 14 points. Maureen however, won the nearest the pin on 10th with a lovely drive.
Sunday November 12th:
Second round of the Coastal Cup played at Peterborough: 10 best aggregate scores over 2 weeks of play resulted in a win by Peterborough of 699 to 682. All players enjoyed the competition in good weather. Good scores for Apollo Bay were Colin Coleman, 38, Don Wagstaff 37, Kerryn Wagstaff, 37, Kurt Rixon 36, Ken Johnson, 36 and Martha Macintyre 30. There was no local competition held in Apollo Bay on this date.
Thursday November 9th:
Women’s 18 hole stroke competition was held in beautiful, sunny spring weather which resulted in the following people gaining trophies: A Grade Sandra Toone won with 104/77 and runner-up one stroke behind was Sue McKenzie 105/78. In B Grade Caroline Wren had 108/71 with Sami Oguzhan runner-up on 106/72. Putting in A grade was won by Janice McKenzie with 31 putts and In B Grade Caroline Wren won with 29 putts. The best gross score was achieved by Vicki Hannah with 94. Our first time monthly medal winner was an excited Caroline Wren.
Wednesday November 8th:
Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 2nd round in A Grade was won by Bob Bedson 70-10-60 with runner-up David Ivens 85-18-67, one stroke better than last week.. David Ivens had a nearest the pin on 1st/10th hole and on the 9th/18th hole Brian McKenzie was the closest. In B Grade an 82-14-63 gave Bill Buckley the win, over David Hand last week’s B Grade winner, who this week scored 82-18-64 to be runner-up. Bruce Thomas was the B grade player nearest the pin on 1st/10th.
Tuesday November 7th:
9 Holes Mixed Ambrose preceded Cup Day celebrations with sweeps, snail races and finger food. The winners of this were Sue and Brian McKenzie and Don O’Meara who scored 28 nett. Runners-up Joycie Henderson, partnered with Bruce and Dawn Thomas scored a nett 29. Brian McKenzie had a nearest the pin on 1st hole.
Monday 6th November
Women’s 9 holes Stroke: A Grade winner Dawn Thomas had 45-13 ½ – 31 ½, and a very creditable 12 putts for the round, whilst Adele Rowarth, runner-up, had 49-14-35. B Grade winner Caroline Wren scored 52-18 ½ – 33 ½ with Runner-up Mariette Deppeler on 49-14 ½ – 34 ½ . Jeanette Dodds, having not scored another trophy was awarded the prize for putting with 15 putts.
Sunday November 5th:
Men’s Stroke and monthly medal event: A Grade Winner Kurt Rixon, 9, had a nett 64 and on 66 nett Craig McKenzie was runner-up. Craig had a nearest the pin on the 9th.18th while Don O’Meara scored one on the 1st/10th. In B Grade Lance Thomas, 29 took the honour with 68 nett followed closely by Runner-up Dick McGrath, 26, with 69 nett. Bill Buckley was nearest the pin on 1st/10th. Kurt Rixon’s 64 nett earned him the monthly medal.
Saturday November 4th:
Mixed Stableford 4 BBB was won by Don and Kerryn Wagstaff with 40 points and runners-up were Vicki Hannah and Joycie Henderson with 39 points Nearest the pins were Graham McKenzie on 1st/10th and Vicki Hannah 2nd shot on 9th/18th.
Thursday November 2nd:
The final round of the women’s Stableford Championship was held in light rain which didn’t interfere with play. In A grade 0-28 the winner was Sandra Toone with 34 points and runner-up Vicki Hannah had 31 points. Vicki also was nearest the pin for A Grade. In B Grade, 29-45 Faith Morrissy won with 32 points on a count-back from Jean Hansen, who also scored a nearest the pin, 32 points. Championship winners were: Jean Hansen 87 points, runner-up Sandra Toone 86 points.
Wednesday November 1st:
Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 1st round in A Grade was won by Ian Richardson 79-17-62 with runner-up David Ivens 86-18-68. Ian Richardson had a nearest the pin on 1st/10th hole and on the 9th/18th hole Geoff Vesey was the closest. In B Grade an 83-19-64 gave David Hand the winning edge, with Bruce Thomas, 92-23-69 declared runner-up on a count-back from Ray Matthews 90-21-69. David Hand was the B grade player nearest the pin on 1st/10th.