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Andrew Phillips in Scintillating Form

Andy Phillips (file photo)
Andy Phillips (file photo)

Andy Phillips scored a runaway win on Tuesday scoring an impressive 41 stableford points. Andy’s all round form was good but his touch with the putting was devastating. Runner up was the mercurial Bob Taylor with 39 followed by Chris “Critta” Waters 36, Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 34, Michael “Tickkers” Tickner 30, Klaus Heymann (Tarcowie) 27, Eddie “The Flying Dutchman” Van Keulen 26, while Neil Webster & Dick Cleland finished at the bottom of the heap with 24. Dick got the Mars Bar on a count back.

Jack Webster Too Strong

David "Jack" Webster
David “Jack” Webster

David “Jack” Webster was too good for today’s mulligan field scoring a solid 21 points for 9 holes. Eddie “The Flying Dutchman’ Van Keulen and Dick Secomb both scored 19 points with the Dutchman taking 2nd on a count back. The mercurial Bob Taylor scored 18, Michael  “Tickers Tickner 16 and Dick Cleland took the Mars Bar for the second time in 2 days with 13 points.

Mulligans 13/9/2018: Call for Stewards Inquiry into The Chook Man

Winners are grinners
Winners are grinners

A dramatic reversal of form has seen calls for a stewards inquiry after Gordon “The Chook Man” Kakoschke won the 9 hole mulligan event with 23 points. At his previous appearance he could only manage 16 points for 18 holes.

Runner up was the mercurial Bob Taylor who also scored 23 points, with The Chook Man prevailing on a count back. Other scores were David “Jack” Webster & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 19, Michael “”Tickers” Tickner, Dick Secomb & Eddie “The Flying Dutchman” Van Keulen 17, Andy Phillips 14, Trevor Maxted 13 & Andrew Hall took the Mars Bar with 10.

Saturday’s Results

A stroke competition was played in pleasant weather on Saturday. Stroke is not the most popular competition among members and the results tell us why.

The winner was Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel with a net 68. Runner up was Michael “Tickers” Tickner with net 72, followed by Philip “Thomo” Thomson net 74, Eddie “The Flying Dutchman” net 75, the mercurial Bob Taylor net 77, David “Jack” Webster net 78, Andy Phillips net 79, Matt Opperman net 80, Dick Cleland net 81, Bob Perry net 82. Mark “Mouldy” Millward & Kobi Wenzel both scored net 83 with Mouldy taking the Mars Bar on a count back.

The Mercurial Bob & Kobi Standout

Bob Taylor
The Mercurial Bob Taylor shows off his unique style.

The mercurial Bob Taylor won today’s 9 hole mulligan competition with a fine score of 22 points. Just behind on 21 points was Kobi Wenzel enjoying a day off school for the Royal Adelaide Show.

A group of 5 players were locked together on a serviceable score of 18. They were in count back order, Dick Cleland, Michael “Tickers” Tickner, David “Jack” Webster” Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel and Andy Phillips. Andrew Hall (score withheld) took the Mars Bar.

Neil Webster Shines as Chook Man Falters

Neil Webster followed up a steady font 9 of 18 points with an exceptional back 9 of 21 points to win comfortably with 39 stableford points on Tuesday. Runner up was Bob Taylor with 36, followed by colourful local identity Philip “Thomo” Thomson 35, Andy Phillips 34, David “Jack” Webster 33, Dick Cleland & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel 32, Michael “Tickers” Tickner 29. Gordon “The Chook Man” Kakoschke took the Mars Bar (score withheld).

Neil Webster
Neil Webster

Jack Webster in Fine Form

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. 

David "Jack" Webster
David “Jack” Webster

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.

Great Joy as the Flying Dutchman Returns

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.

The Flying Dutchman looking disconsolate.
The Flying Dutchman looking disconsolate.

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,

Bob Taylor’s Run Ends

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
Andy Phillips

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.

Bob Taylor’s Good Form Continues

Bob Taylor eating a pie
Bob Taylor eating a pie

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.