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.
Sunday November 5th:
Men’s Stroke and monthly medal event: A Grade Winner Kurt Rixon, 9, had a nett 64 and on 66 nett Craig McKenzie was runner-up. Craig had a nearest the pin on the 9th.18th while Don O’Meara scored one on the 1st/10th. In B Grade Lance Thomas, 29 took the honour with 68 nett followed closely by Runner-up Dick McGrath, 26, with 69 nett. Bill Buckley was nearest the pin on 1st/10th. Kurt Rixon’s 64 nett earned him the monthly medal.
Wednesday November 1st:
Men’s 4-weeker stroke event 1st round in A Grade was won by Ian Richardson 79-17-62 with runner-up David Ivens 86-18-68. Ian Richardson had a nearest the pin on 1st/10th hole and on the 9th/18th hole Geoff Vesey was the closest. In B Grade an 83-19-64 gave David Hand the winning edge, with Bruce Thomas, 92-23-69 declared runner-up on a count-back from Ray Matthews 90-21-69. David Hand was the B grade player nearest the pin on 1st/10th.
Sunday October 29th:
Stableford – 1st round of the Coastal Challenge at Apollo Bay v Peterborough. The Peterborough players won the women’s section of the Challenge with Katrina Hammond (35) 35 points narrowly beating Loretta Roberts (21) 33 points.
The men’s A grade was won by Peterborough player Jarrod Watene (17) 35 Points with our Richard Stone being runner up on (15) 34 points. B grade was won by locals Ray Matthews (21) 31 points with Rick Johnston next best on (21) 27 points. Best Apollo Bay player was Richard Stone (15) 34 points and runner up was Don Wagstaff on (10) 31 points. Best Peterborough player was Jarrod Watene (17) 35 points. It was a close contest for runner up with Chris Huffadine (12) 29 points, winning on a countback from Darren Smith (7), Jeff Costin (11), Peter Cashmore (7), and Colin Hammond (15) all with 29 points.
Nearest the Pin on the 1st/10th for A grade was Peterborough’s Peter Cashmore. B grade was won by local player Ray Matthews. Peterborough’s Loretta Roberts was the only women to get on the green in one.
On the 9th/18th only local A grade player John Nankervis got on. Peterborough players scooped the pool for the longest drives with Chris Huffadine for A grade, Bill Buckley for B, and Tanya Cartledge for the women.
Wednesday October 25th:
Stroke – special rules.
22 men competed in this 18 holes competition. The winner for A grade was Willy Kifoto on 76-17-59 with Bob Bedson on 70-10-60 being runner up, on a countback from Peter Collard on 74-14-60. B grade was won by Rick Johnston who shot 79-21-58 with Ray Matthews shooting 81-21-60 to be runner up.
Kurt Rixon scooped the pool for Nearest the Pin in A grade on the 1st/10th and also the 9th/18th. B grade’s Lance Thomas got on the 1st/10th.
Sunday October 22nd:
Final round of the Men’s Championships. The daily winner for A grade was Don Wagstaff 78-10-68 closely followed by Bob Bedson on 79-10-69, on a count back from Andrew Hill with 77-8-69.
Rocky Dimieri won B grade with a score of 79-14-65 and Peter Wilkes was runner up with 86-17-69. C grade saw Ray Matthews win with 91-20-71 by a shot from David Hand on 91-19-72. Nearest the pin on 1st/10th was won by Darren Gill for A grade, while Brian McKenzie won B, and David Hand won C. No player got on the 9th or 18th.
Men’s Championship results are as follows:-
Congratulations to all the winners and runners up. Club Champion was Andrew Hill with a score of 230. Runner up was Don Wagstaff on 233. B grade Champion was Rocky Dimieri on 232 with runner up Chris Hansen on 260. C grade Champion was Ray Matthews on 273 with David Hand being runner up on 292. The Veteran’s Champion was Rocky Dimieri on 65, with Don Wagstaff on 68 being runner up. The best 54 nett Champion and ‘Laurie Gunn Trophy’ winner was Rocky Dimieri with 188 and Don Wagstaff was next best with 203.