Tickers Too Good

Michael “Tickers” Tickner showed calm nerves as he carded 39 stableford points in windy conditions. Dick Secomb was travelling like a winner with 2 holes to go but his game fell apart under pressure & he had to be satisfied with 2nd place with 38 points.

Bob Taylor’s day started badly & got progressively worse & he collected the Mars Bar with 24 points.

Full results:

  • 39 – Michael “Tickers” Tickner
  • 38 – Dick Secomb
  • 35 – colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson, Dick Cleland, Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel
  • 31 – Pat Hallion
  • 29 – Kobi Wenzel
  • 24 – Bob Taylor
Michael "Tickers" Tickner
Michael “Tickers” Tickner

Tuesday: Pat Hallion & Critta vie for Mars Bar

Seven players faced off on Tuesday with all scoring reasonably well. Pat Hallion & Chris “Critta” Waters both scored 32 points only to find themselves contesting the Mars Bar. One of them would have received the Mars Bar on a count back but your correspondent was not there so we do not know & we do not care.

Pat Hallion back on top of the table
Pat Hallion
Chris “Critta” Waters

Full results:

  • 41 – P Thomson
  • 39 – Bob Taylor
  • 38 – David “Jack” Webster
  • 35 – Andy Phillips, Michael “Tickers” Tickner
  • 32 – Pat & Critta

12 YO Schoolboy Blitzes Heritage Classic

Kobi Wenzel does it again! Hot on his convincing semi final win in the Jennison Cup over Thomo, Kobi has scored 42 stableford points to cruise to his first win in this annual event. Runner up was Dick Cleland on 39, followed by Philip Johns (Pt Pirie Golf Club) 37, while Mark “Mouldy” Millward & Andy Phillips both scored 36.

Kobi Wenzel with the Heritage Classic Trophy
Kobi Wenzel with the Heritage Classic Trophy

At the other end of the field there were some serious contenders for the Mars Bar. Tony Davies (Kapunda Golf Club) scored 26, Andrew Hall 25, Klaus Heymann 23 & Gary Moore (Tarcowie Golf Club) 20.

Full Results:

  • 42 – Kobi Wenzel
  • 39 – Dick Cleland
  • 37 – Philip Johns (Pt Pirie)
  • 36 – Mark “Mouldy” Millward, Andy Phillips
  • 35 – Austin Henstridge (Blalklava), Kelly Stott (Balaklava), Michael “Tickers” Tickner, David “Jack” Webster, Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel
  • 33 – Matt McCauley, Philip Thomson
  • 32 – Andy Spackman
  • 31 – Chris “Critta” Waters
  • 28 – Pat Hallion
  • 27 – Peter Seidel (Crystal Brook)
  • 26 – Tony Davies
  • 25 – Andrew Hall
  • 23 – Klaus Heymann
  • 20 – Garry Moore (Tarcowie)

Close Result in Saturday’s Stableford

Six players not involved in Jennison Cup matches played a stableford competition. Dick Cleland ran out winner beating Bob Taylor on a count back after both scored 39 points. Bob scored 21 on the front & 18 on the back while Dick scored 19 on front & 20 on the back. Hot on their heels were Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel & Michael “Tickers” Tickner on 38. At the other end of the field it was a close thing for the Mars Bar with Bob Perry on 28, just 1 ahead of the recipient Dick Secomb on 27.

Dick Cleland beats the course
Dick Cleland beats the course

Thomo Humbled by 12 yo Schoolboy – Jennison Handicap Match Play Results

One semi final & 2 quarter finals were played in the Jennison Summer Handicap Match Play Cup on Saturday.

In the semi final, 12 year old Kobi Wenzel comprehensively beat colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson 4&3.

Thomo not happy after big defeat
Thomo not happy after big defeat

The quarter finals were much closer with Andrew Spackman defeating Pat Hallion 3&2 & David “Jack” Webster beating Mark “Mouldy” Millward 2 up. Andrew & Jack will now play for the right to meet Kobi in the final.

Andrew Hall has Emphatic Win in Mulligans While Gus Develops Taste for Mars Bars

Andrew Hall was too strong scoring 22 points in the 9 ho;e competition. Runner up was Dick Cleland with 20 points, Andy Phillips scored 19, David “Jack Webster scored 16, and Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel took the Mars Bar with 16.

Andrew Hall lets one go on the 13th tee
Andrew Hall lets one go on the 13th tee

Tuesday Results: Thomo Shows Form as Jennison Cup Matches Loom

Colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson proved too good for his rivals scoring 39 points to finish just ahead of David “Jack” Webster on 38. All players scored 32 points or better with Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel getting the Mars Bar on a count back from Dick Cleland.

Philip "Thomo" Thomson
Philip “Thomo” Thomson

Full results:

  • 39 – Philip “Thomo” Thomson
  • 38 – David “Jack” Webster
  • 36 – Pat Hallion
  • 35 – Andy Phillips, Michael “Tickers” Tickner
  • 34 – Chris “Critta” waters
  • 32 – Dick Cleland, Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel (Mars Bar)

Burra Golf Club Heritage Classic 2019


The 2019 Burra Heritage Classic will be played on Monday March 11
(Adelaide Cup Holiday)

First Hole, Burra Golf Club
First Hole, Burra Golf Club

18 Hole Stableford

Open Competition All Welcome

Tees Open 10:00 am – 11:00 am
$20 PER PLAYER – INCLUDES SAUSAGE SIZZLE & AFTERNOON TEA

Golf Link numbers required

Contact Gus Wenzel (0439 846 421) for further information.

Burra Golf Course
Burra Golf Course