Wednesday June 21st: 

Special Rules, 2 drives, Men’s 18 hole competition was won in A Grade with nett 61 on a count-back from Colin Coleman, Bob Bedson.  B Grade winner was Alan Rowarth with nett 64 and runner-up on nett 65 was Doug Hall, on a count-back from Mike Dodds and Graham McKenzie.  Nearest the pin on 1st/10th in A Grade was Brian McKenzie and in B Grade Bruce Amery.  On the 9th/18th Don O’Meara was the winner.

Sunday June 18th

Men’s Par Championship Round 1.  In A grade, Ray Matthews, 18, was the winner with 2 up.  Craig McKenzie was runner-up with 1 up and he was also nearest the pin in A  Grade, on 1st/10th hole.  On 9th/18th Don Wagstaff was the most accurate. B grade winner was Alan Rowarth 21, Square, on a count-back from Geoff Vesey. Runner-up Lance Thomas, 28, had 2 down. Nearest the pin B grade 1st/10th was D. Hall.

Wednesday June 14th:

Final Week of the Men’s 18 hole stroke 4-week competition. In A Grade the winner was Don O’Meara, 15 with nett 61 and the runner-up on 63 nett, B. Coller, 15. In B Grade Mike Dodds, 21, was the winner with nett 63.  Runner-up with nett 64, was B. Marlow, 25. Nearest the pin 1st/10th in A Grade was B. Coller and in B Grade, D. Hall. On the 9th/18th M. Lavery was the closest.  The Four Week winners, both with a score of 189 were Ian Richardson and Bob Bedson.

Mon. 12th Jun 2017 – Men’s 2 Man Ambrose

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Won by G. and W. Westwick 57 nett and runners-up were P. Collard and K. Rixon with 58 nett. Best gross score of 65 was won by W. Handow and A. Connell on a count-back from runners-up D. Elliott and N. Hinds. Nearest the pin 1st/10th was A. Connell for A grade, and in B Grade P. Forbes was successful. On 9th/18th C. Doolan was the accurate one.

Sun. 11th Jun 2017 – Men’s 27 Hole Open Championship

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The A Grade Winner with the best gross score over 27 holes was Matthew Silk, Gardner’s Run, with 102. Runner-up was Ross McFarlane, Barwon Valley, with 103. 27 Nett winner was Michael Hedger, Winchelsea, with 96 Nett, while Toby Sauni, Winchelsea, was runner-up with 97 ½ Nett. The 18 hole Nett winner was Gary Westwick, Cranbourne, on a count-back from Andrew Connell 64 nett. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th/19th was Gary Westwick, and on the 9th/18th/27th it was Simon Trickey. The Longest Drive was awarded to Ryley Westwick. In B Grade, Neil Hinds, Apollo Bay, won the 27 hole event with 112 gross, followed by Paul Collins, Werribee, with 121. The 27 nett winner was Harvey Otter 101½ and Don O’Meara was runner-up with 102½ . The 18 hole nett winner was Rocky Dimieri with 68 nett. Nearest the pin 1st/10th/19th was Geoff Vesey and on 9th/18th/27th it was Richard Stone. Patrick Rink had the longest drive. In the C Grade 27 holes event John Nankervis Apollo Bay won with 122 gross, with Ed Body, Winchelsea, runner-up on 123. 27 nett winner was Peter Forbes, Apollo Bay, with 97 nett and runner-up was David Wagstaff, Apollo Bay, on 100½ nett. The 18 hole nett winner was Doug Biggs, Ivanhoe, with 69 nett. Nearest the pin 1st/10th/19th was Ed Body and the longest drive was achieved by Dean Elliott. The Aylward trophy for best 27 nett went to John Nankervis 96, on a count-back from Michael Hedger. Post teams event went to Winchelsea players, M. Hedger, T. Sauni and E. Body with 188 nett.

Sat. 10th June 2017 – Men’s 18 Hole Stableford

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In A Grade this was won by Matthew Silk, 0, 42 points, and on 40 points Guy Holman,8, was runner-up. Next best was Patrick Rink, 12, 39 points. Nearest the pin on 1st/10 was Ian Dickason and on the 9th/18th hole, Guy Holman.

In B grade, Lance Thomas, 27, won with 36 points and Brian Humphries, 17, was runner-up on 34 points. Charlie Fitzpatrick, 28, was next best with 33 points. B grade nearest the pins were Tom O’Halloran on 1st/10th and Ken Johnson on 9th/18th.


Wed. 7th Jun 2017 – Men’s 4BBB Stableford

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Won by Michael Hedger 8, and Rod Batson 29, with a wonderful score of 51 points. Just 1 point behind, on 50 points, were the runner’s-up Bob Bedson 8, and David Hand 19. The next best team was Bewley Marlow, 25, and Bernie Coller, 16, with 44 points. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th in A Grade was Rob Kearton and in B grade David Hand. Rob Kearton was also the most accurate on the 9th/18th and Lance Thomas was nearest the pin in B Grade. The longest drive in A grade was awarded to Bob Bedson and in B Grade Bill Buckley.

Sunday June 4th

Men’s 18 Hole stroke competition and monthly medal. In A Grade Bob Bedson won with 74-9-65 followed by Craig McKenzie 74-8-66 on a count-back from Don Wagstaff 75-9-66. Nearest the pin A Grade 1st/10th was Don O’Meara. In B grade The winner was Ken Johnson – this score also netted him the monthly medal 79-9-60. Runner-up was Ian Robinson 87-23-64.
Both players also had nearest the pins: Ian Robinson 1st/10th and Ken Johnson on 9th/18th.

Wednesday May 31st:

Week 3 of the Mens 18 hole stroke 4-week competition. In A Grade the winner was Chris Hansen with nett 60 with the runner-up on 61 nett, Bob Bedson on a count-back from Don Wagstaff. In B Grade Ken Johnson was the winner with nett 62. Runner-up with nett 70, was D. Hall. Nearest the pin 1st/10th in A Grade was Don O’Meara and in B Grade, Bob Hansen. On the 9th/18th Chris Hansen was the closest.

Sunday 28th May

Men’s 18 hole 2-man Stableford Classic was won by Don O’Meara and Bill Buckley with 66 points. Runners-up were Richard Stone and Brian McKenzie with 63 points. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th was Geoff Vesey and on the 9th/18th Brian McKenzie.