David “Jack” Webster won the Russell Nichols Memorial Trophy on Saturday with 40 points. Runner up was Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel with 38.
Dick Secomb scored 37 followed by Kobi Wenzel 36, colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson 34, Michael Tickner 32, Mark “Mouldy” Millward 39, Dick Cleland & Eddie “The Flying Dutchman” Van Keulen 29, Gordon “The Chook Man” Kakoschke 28, Andy Phillips & Chris “Critta” Waters 27 and the Mars Bar went to Richard “Pickles” Matz with 20.
There was much happiness at the Golf Club yesterday as Eddie “The Flying Dutchman’ Van Kuelen returned competition after a long absence due to injury.
Ten eager players turned out to join The Dutchman in perfect conditions for golf. The scores, however, were not as good as the weather.
Michael “Tickers” Tickner had the best score of 37 stableford points, while Derek Fletcher edged out the mercurial Bob Taylor on a count back for 2nd after both finished with 35. Neil Webster finished with 33 followed by Andy Phillips 32, David “Jack” Webster 31, Chris “Critta” Waters 30, Dick Cleland & colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson 27 & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 25. The Flying Dutchman took the Mars Barr with 17,
Four players ventured out on Saturday in freezing conditions made all the more unpleasant by high winds & occasional showers. To add insult to injury they played a stroke round!
Andy Phillips won the day with a net 71, a good effort in the conditions, to win comfortably. Michael “Tickers” Tickner was runner up with a net 74 while Russell “Gus The Good Guy” scored a net 76. The mercurial Bob Taylor took the Mars Bar with a net 82.
The mercurial Bob Taylor continued where he left off on Tuesday to win today’s 9-hole mulligan competition. Bob scored 24 points for another comfortable win. Runner up was Andrew Hall with 21. Andy Phillips & David “Jack” Webster scored 20, Michael “Tickers” Tickner 19, Dick Cleland & Peter Mengerson 17 & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 15. Former mulligan specialist Dick Secomb took the Mars Bar with 12 points.
The Mercurial Bib Taylor handled the strong wind on Tuesday to coast to a comfortable win. Bob scored 39 stableford points, an excellent score in the conditions, to beat runner up Michael “Tickers” Tickner who scored 37. David “Jack” Webster was next on 36, followed by Neil Webster 35, Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 32, Dick Cleland 31, Andy Phillips 30, colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson while Chris “Critta” Waters took the Mars Bar with 25.
Only 4 players ventured out in the cold, wind & rain on Saturday, while their colleagues chose to stay by the fire & watch their football teams get beaten.
Young Kobi Wenzel was the only player to master the conditions returning an excellent score of plus 2. The remaining players were totally outclassed by both Kobi & the weather. Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel scored -4 While Andy Phillips & David “Jack” Webster could only manage -6.
On Thursday 7 players took part in 9 hole mulligans in unusually pleasant conditions. The was a gentle breeze and a cloudless sky such as we have not seen for many weeks or seen since. Michael “Tickers” Tickner was the only player able to adjust to the calm conditions scoring 23 stableford points. Next best was Peter Mengerson with 17. Dick Cleland scored 16,Andy Phillips & Dick Secomb 15, Bob Taylor 13 & Andrew Hall took the Mars Bar with 11.