Colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson exceeded all expectations in defeating Dave “Robbie” Robinson 6 & 5 in their handicap match on Saturday. Thomo played above himself to be just 1 stroke over the card when the match finished. Thomo will proceed to the quarter finals subject a problem with his eligibility being resolved within the coming week.
In other matches Chris “Critta” Waters despatched Gordon “The Chook Man” Kakoschke 6 & 5. There is speculation that the Chook Man may be past his best.
In the only other match played Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel just fell over the line, narrowly beating the mercurial Bob Taylor 1 up.
There are 4 matches still to be played & players are reminded they must be played prior to July 15.