Sunday December 3rd:
Men’s stroke 18 holes and monthly medal. The winner of this with 65 nett was Ray Matthews and with 69 nett, runner-up was Colin Coleman. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th A grade was Donnyo and in B grade Lance Thomas took the honour.
Wednesday November 29th:
Men’s stroke event: 15 players competed in one grade only. The winner of the 4 week competition was Lance Thomas, who also won the daily competition with a nett 61. Runner up was Bob Bedson with nett 63. In A grade, Don Wagstaff’s accurate driving gained him nearest the pins on both 1st/10th and 9th/18th holes and Alan Rowarth had a nearest the pin on the 1st/10th in B. Grade.
Sunday November 26th:
Men’s Irish 4-ball stableford: winning team with 81 points comprised of R. Hansen, D. Wagstaff, J. Nankervis and C. Coleman. Runners-up were D. O’Meara, E. Morrissy and A. Rowarth with 77 points.Nearest the pin 1st/10th A Grade was Colin Coleman and on 9th/18th Don O’Meara. In B Grade Bob Hansen had nearest the pin on 1st/10th. Congratulations to Colin Coleman who had an Eagle on the second hole!
Wednesday November 22nd:
Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 4th and final round: A Grade was won by Terry Bedford 75-18-57 with runner-up Richard Stone 75-15-59. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th and 9th/18th was the accurate driving Peter Collard. B grade winner Bruce Thomas had nett 65 and runner-up David Ivens scored a nett 64. M. Lavery drove nearest the pin on 1st/10th and Bruce Thomas achieved the same on the 9th/18th hole. The winner over 4 weeks was Bob Bedson with 196 and runner-up David Ivens scored 199.
Sunday November 19th:
Men’s stroke competition including Medal of Medalists. A grade winner was Richard Stone with 78-16-62 on a count-back from Rocky Dimieri, Don O’Meara and Kurt Rixon. Note that Don O’Meara played in the chicken run on Friday and had 19 points – however, there were not enough competitors to pay for the chicken- so maybe he won a drumstick!
B grade winner was Dick McGrath with 89-28-63 and runner-up was Daven Ivens with 84-19-65 Nearest the pins for A Grade on both 1st/10th and 9th/18th was Ken Johnson. In B Grade, Dick McGrath was not only nearest the pin on 1st/10th but he took out the coveted medal of medallist trophy with his 63 nett.
Wednesday November 15th:
Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 3rd round in A Grade was won by Geoff Vesey 79-14-63 with runner-up Richard Stone 83-15-67. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th was Willie Kifoto In B Grade Graham McKenzie had 93-23-69 to win whilst Alan Russ with a nett 72 was runner-up. Alan Russ’ drive on the 1st/10th earned him a nearest the pin as well.
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.
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.