Sunday 4th March:
Men’s 18 hole stroke competition and monthly medal. In A Grade, Craig McKenzie was the winner with 70/61 and runner-up Colin Coleman scoring 74/63. In B Grade Lance Thomas won with 84/57 which also netted him the monthly medal. Runner-up Rod Beecroft scored 79/60. Nearest the pin 1st/10th in A grade was Peter Collard and for B Grade Bewley Marlow was closest. On 9th/18th Geoff Vesey was the only contender.
Saturday 3rd March:
Was official opening day with an 18 hole mixed Pinehurst competition. Neil and Di Hinds were the winners with nett 60 5/8 and the runners-up with 63 5/8 were Janice and Graham McKenzie. Best Gross score winners with 75, were Craig McKenzie and Vicki Hannah. Nearest the Pin 1st/10th was Jean Hansen for the women and Graham McKenzie for the men. On 9th/18th hole, Vicki Hannah had the closest women’s shot and Brian McKenzie was the most accurate of the men players.
Friday 2nd March.
Apollo Bay women hosted the Otway Pennant.
The chicken run this week was won by Alex Baird with 21 points and Brian McKenzie with 19 points.
Earlier in the week three women players from Apollo Bay won the Barwon Heads Bowl with 110 points. Congratulations to Vicki Hannah, who with 40 points also won the individual trophy for the day, Lyn Box with 37 points and Jill Fowler with 33 points. Well done girls!
Two man Ambrose competition resulted in a win for M. Lavery and D Wagstaff with 61 ¼ nett. Runners-up were B. McKenzie and R. Stone with 62 nett. A Grade Nearest the pin 1st/10th was Geoff Vesey and John Nankervis was nearest for B Grade.
Sunday 25th February:
The 4th round of the Summer Cup in A Grade Tim McClelland won with nett 63 and runner-up was Peter Collard who scored a nett 65. B
Grade Winner was Bill Buckley with nett 56, and with 60 nett Ray Matthews was runner-up. Don O’Meara had nearest the pins on both 1st and 18th holes. Alan Rowarth scored nearest the pin on 1st/10th for B Grade. The Summer Cup winners were Brian McKenzie and Ray Matthews.
Wednesday 21st February:
Final Round of the men’s 18 hole 4 week stableford competition. Winner in A Grade was Chris Hansen with 41 points and with 39 points, Richard Stone was again runner-up. While Don Wagstaff had nearest the pin on 1st/10th- Chris Hansen conquered the 9th/18th. In B Grade Ray Matthews won another round with 34 points on a count-back from Bill Buckley, who was runner-up. Bruce Amery was the most accurate on 1st/10th for B. Grade. The 4 week winners, who tied on 109 points, were Richard Stone and Don O’Meara.
Sunday 18th February:
The 3rd round of the Summer Cup in A Grade was won by Don Wagstaff 64 on a count-back from runner-up Brian McKenzie. In B Grade, David Ivens had 54 and runner-up John Nankervis scored 56 nett. Nearest the pins were: 1st/10th A Grade- Don Wagstaff and B Grade Ray Matthews. On 9th/18th hole Richard Stone was the only contender.
Wednesday 14th February:
Round 3 of the men’s 18 hole 4 week stableford competition. Winner A Grade: was Ian Richardson with 37 points and with 36 points, Richard Stone was runner-up. Geoff Lewtas had nearest the pin on 1st/10th. In B Grade Ray Matthews won with 34 points on a count-back from Alan Rowarth, who was runner-up. Ray also was the most accurate on 1st/10th for B. Grade.
Sunday 11th February:
Apollo Bay played Colac in the Blackwood cup Challenge which was a stableford event taking the best 8 of 11 scores for each team. This was followed by lunch- thank you to the Apollo Bay Fishermen’s Co-operative. Apollo Bay was the winner 277 to Colac 239. Best players for Colac were Dane Robinson and Darin Garner, Darin gaining a nearest the pin shot on both 1st/10 and the 9/18th holes. Apollo Bay’s top scorers were Brian McKenzie and Ray Matthews. The 2nd round of the Summer Cup was won by Brian McKenzie 61 nett and runner-up was Peter Collard with 64 nett. In B Grade Dick McGrath won with nett 64 and in a count-back Ray Matthews was runner-up. John Nankervis was nearest the pin on 9th/18th.
Wednesday 7th February:
Round 2 of the men’s 18 hole 4 week stableford competition. Winner A Grade: Chris Hansen had a day out! Not only did he score nearest the pin on 1st/10th and 9th/18th holes but he won the competition with 44 points followed by runner-up Colin Coleman with 41 points. In B Grade Alan Rowarth was the winner with 37 points on a Count-back from Rick Johnston who was runner-up, and Manuel Quintana. Rick also gained a nearest the pin on the 1st/10th.