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.
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.
Thursday November 16th:
The women’s competition was abandoned due to persistent rain.
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.
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.