Thursday December 14th:
The women golfers held their Christmas dinner at the clubhouse where major trophies for the year were presented after a lovely meal and some light entertainment. Summer Cup A grade: Adele Rowarth 203 nett, runner-up: Norma Begely 210 nett. B Grade Summer Cup: Mariette Deppeler 209 nett and runner-up with 210 was Faith Morrissy. The Medal of Medalist was won by Vicki Hannah with 68 nett. The silver spoon winner was Stacey Thomas. The Mona McLeod Brooch was won in bronze division by Sandra Toone with +5. Our Club Champion was Vicki Hannah with 274 and runner-up club champion Sandra Kent had 282. The 54 nett winner with 227 was Sandra Toone and Kerryn Wagstaff with 238 was the runner-up. The putting over all in the championship was Sandra Kent with 93 putts. The Stableford Championship winner was Jean Hansen 87 points and on 86 points Sandra Toone was the runner-up. The SWDGA Rene Austin was won by Stacey Thomas with nett 74. The Thursday eclectic trophy in A grade was won by Vicki Hannah with 60/53 nett and in B grade this was won by Cheryle Polgeest with 76/62 nett on a count-back from Adele Rowarth. In the Monday eclectic competition, Sandra Toone won with 27 ¼, and in B grade Faith Morrissy won with 26 ¼ . Putting for the year was won by Marg Smith with 89 putts for Thursday and with 41 putts for the Monday rounds. The most birdies for the year achieved by Vicki Hannah, was 11. Vicki also netted the most gobblers with 11 of those too. Faith Morrissy in B grade had 15 pars for the year- the most in her grade. A special award for the night “The cheeky award” was presented to Caroline Wren – who ably emceed the proceedings, and for reasons not given here, thoroughly deserved the award! Thanks were given to all the office bearers and committee members for doing a great job running the women’s side of golfing.
Thursday December 7th:
This was closing day for the women’s competitions where players donned national costumes from around the world to play 9 holes Ambrose with special rules, followed by lunch and Christmas gifts. The winning team comprised of Vicki Hannah, Mariette Deppeler and Joycie Henderson had nett 34.7. Runners-up were Sandra Toone, Sue McKenzie and Caroline Wren with 36.5 nett. This team also had only 11 putts, but as only one trophy is awarded to a team for the event the putting trophy went to Dawn Thomas, Shirley Amery and Jan Shaw with 12 putts. Jean Hansen, Jeanette Dodds and Janice McKenzie were out of luck with 14 putts, but were awarded a prize for this.
Monday December 4th:
Women’s 9 holes Stableford. In pleasant weather, Dawn Thomas won in A Grade on a count-back from Janice McKenzie with 16 points, who was runner-up. B Grade winner with 18 points, was Sally Stone. Runner-up to Sally was Jean Hansen with 14 points.
Thursday November 30th:
The women held a match play teams competition with the Captain’s team the victors. The extremely muggy weather and threat of torrential rain discouraged many players, which was disappointing. The women’s AGM was held following the event with the committee being elected for the 2018 season. The executive positions of President, Captain, Treasurer and Secretary remain the same as 2017 season. We welcome new committee member Faith Morrissy, who has joined the previous committee members.
Amendment: Women’s President will be Martha MacIntyre and Stacey Thomas will be Vice Captain
Monday 27th November:
Women’s 9 hole Pinehurst produced the following winners: Kerryn Wagstaff, and Faith Morrissy had 46-11 ½ -34 ½ and Runners-up D. Thomas and S. Stone had 47-11 ½-35 ½ . The putting was won by G. Riches and S. Toone with 13 putts.
Thursday November 23rd:
The women’s 27 hole day held in beautiful sunshine and sponsored generously by the Apollo Bay Bakery, produced the following results, winners receiving their awards from the ever-smiling Sally Cannon. 27 nett A Grade- Vicki Hannah 105, and 27 nett B Grade was won by Sami Oguzhan 113. The 27 gross A Grade was won by Dawn Thomas with 150 and Caroline Wren had 172 gross to win B Grade. Sandra Toone won 18 nett A Grade with 73 and Valerie Johnson won nett B grade on a count-back from Jeanette Dodds with 79 nett. The putting in A Grade was won by Vicki Hannah with 43 putts and in B grade Sami Oguzhan was awarded the putting trophy for 50 putts. Nearest the pin trophies went to Vicki Hannah in A grade and to Sami Oguzhan in B grade. Vicki Hannah was the medal of medallists for the year with a 68 nett. Vicki also represented Apollo Bay in the South Western District Golf Association District A Grade Championships held at Barwon Heads on Monday 20th November. Our congratulations go to Vicki for winning the Audrey McKenzie Salver for the best overall nett score. A well earned achievement for a talented golfer and hard working Apollo Bay Golf Club member.
Monday 20th November:
Women’s 9 hole stroke was played in very foggy humid weather. The winner was Sally Stone with 53-17-36 nett and runner-up was Adele Rowarth with 37 nett. The putting trophy was shared by Sandra Toone and Caroline Wren who couldn’t even be separated by a count-back.
Thursday November 16th:
The women’s competition was abandoned due to persistent rain.
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.