Small High Calibre Field Faces Strong Winds

Dick Cleland flies one into the 17th green
Dick Cleland flies one into the 17th green

A dramatic change in weather conditions saw many players stay at home today. Only four players ventured out onto the links in high winds approaching gale force. Despite the extreme conditions the scores were surprisingly good. At the turn Andy Phillips lead with 18 points from Dick Cleland 17, David “Robbie” Robinson 16 & Russell “Gus The Good Guy Wenzel 15. On the back 9 Andy & Dick raised the stakes with Dick edging ahead until Andy leapt back into contention with a spectacular birdie on the 14th. In the end Dick came home in 22 to Andy’s 20 for a narrow win 40 points to 39. Robbie finished with 33 while Gus struggled on the back 9, collecting  the Mars Bar, finishing with 15 for the nine which included 6 points on the last 2 holes.

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