Colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson sprinted to a commanding early lead in yesterday’s par round. After 9 holes Thomo was 5 up against the card and only 2 strokes over par. Disaster struck on the back 9 with Thomo losing holes 10, 11, & 12 to reduce his score to a modest +2. Another Thomson melt down was avoided as Thomo managed to steady the ship and finish with a score of +3. Runner up was Aarun Bihun on a countback from Andy Spackman both on +1. David “Robie” Robinson & David “Jack” webster both finished square while Michael “Tickers” Tickner followed with -1, followed by Brett Wallis, Kobi Wenzel & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel all on -3. Things fell away badly after this with Andy Phillips -5, Mark “Mouldy” Millward -6, Dick Cleland -7 and the Mars Bar went to Dick secomb with -8.