Six ladies teed off in near perfect weather with some not so perfect scores! Winner for the day was Andrea Rowe with a count back from Margie Stockman with 30 points. Extra comp, drives on fairways Margie Stockman with 14 (straight hitting Margie!).
Other results, Glenys Pierce 29pts, Sharyn Roberts 28pts, Judy Reilly 25pts, Di Day 24pts and Rose Duncan 21pts
Friday 28th Aug.– Mid North District Salvers & Champion of Champions at Blyth
Four ladies represented Burra Golf club for the Champions of Champions, the silver salver and the bronze salver and plate held at the Blyth Golf course.
Sharyn Robert did us proud by being runner up in both the Champion of Champions over 27 holes (lost by 1 stroke) and the Silver Salver on countback. Congratulations Sharyn!
Seven ladies hit off on Tuesday with some having quite a good day and the others not so good!
Winner of the day was Di Day with a nett 75, runner up Margie Stockman nett 77 on a count back from Sharyn Roberts.
Nearest the pin – hole 8 – Andrea Rowe
Other nett scores, Andrea Rowe 80, Glenys Pierce 87, Judy Reilly 88, Peg Gebhardt 90.
The finals for the A grade championships was played on Tuesday between Sharyn Roberts and Andrea Rowe and what a marathon that turned out to be! Andrea held the lead 2 up after the first 18 holes, after a short lunch break Sharyn slowly edged back winning on the 35th hole 3/1.
Congratulations Sharyn on winning your 14th consecutive Championship.
The B Grade Plate (handicap) championship was also played on Tuesday between Lyn Mosey and Judy Reilly over 27 holes. Lyn came out on top with a score of 5/4. Congratulations to Lyn.
The remaining girls played a Stableford round with Glenys Pierce winning the day with a fantastic score of 37 points. Runner-up was Di Day on 30 points. Extra comp was also Glenys with most points on the Par 4s. Other scores, Margie Stockman 27pts, Peg Gebhardt 25pts, Rose Duncan 21 pts.
Jo Gebhardt and Elaine Arthur played 9 holes, Jo 4 pts and Elaine 1 pt.
On Tuesday it was decided all the girls that needed to play their Laurel Wreath round could play that day due to no competition listed in our calendar (this week was scheduled for country week but was cancelled due to that pesky virus).
The results for the round were Sharyn Roberts v Margie Stockman 5/4 Sharyn’s way, Andrea Rowe v Judy Reilly 4/3 Andrea getting up, and Di Day v Glenys Pierce played before Tuesday with Glenys winning 3/1.
Three girls not playing Laurel Wreath played a stableford round, winner was Peg Gebhardt 29 points, and Di Day won nearest to the pin on hole 8.
Next Tuesday the finals for the Women’s championships is to be decided.
A Grade – Sharyn Robert v Andrea Rowe over 36 holes and Lyn Mosey v Judy Reilly will play off for the B Grade handicap plate over 27 holes. The B Grade Plate is a new competition introduced this year. Best of luck to all girls.
The remaining girls not in finals will play a stableford round.
The semi finals for the A Grade women’s championship were played on Tuesday with Sharyn Roberts having a great tussle against Margie Stockman, with Sharyn winning 3/2. In the other match Andrea Rowe v Glenys Pierce, Andrea won 6/4.
Also played on Tuesday where the semi finals for the B Grade handicap plate, Di Day v Judy Reilly with Judy triumphing 3/1. Peg Gebhardt v Lyn Mosey with Lyn winning 4/3.
The Championship Finals will be played on Tuesday July 28th. A Grade 36 hole championship match play – Sharyn Roberts V Andrea Rowe. The B Grade plate handicap match play over 27 holes – Lyn Mosey V Judy Reilly.
Margie Stockman blitzed the field on Tuesday with a fantastic nett 69, runner up was Sharyn Roberts nett 75. Other scores – Lyn Mosey nett 77, Glenys Pierce & Di Dau nett 79, Rose Duncan nett 83, Judy Reilly nett 86, Andrea Rowe nett 88. Nearest the pin on hole 8 Di Day and finished off with a birdie. Glenys Pierce won the birdie ball with her birdie on hole 16. Margie also won the extra comp with 14 drives on fairway.
Tuesday, July 14th – Semi Final matches.
A Grade – Sharyn Roberts (1) V Margie Stockman (4), Andrea Rowe (2) V Glenys Pierce (3).
B Grade Plate – Di Day (1) V Judy Reilly (4), Lyn Mosey (2) V Peggy Gebhardt (3).
Glenys continues her winning streak & Di takes a penalty!
Seven ladies teed off on Tuesday for a stableford round with a couple of reasonable scores and some not so good! Glenys Pierce had another good round with 31 stableford points winning the day. Glenys also had a birdie on hole 16. Runner up Lyn Mosey 30 points.
Extra comp was most 2 points & Di Day won this with 10 x 2 points, Di also had the shot of the day, after hitting out of the creek hazard she couldn’t find her ball. She knew it had come back and hit her (no penalty these days), and was thinking she’d have to replay her ball. When she moved to do so then discovered her ball had landed in her vest!! (Penalty then taken for unplayable). Well done Di I don’t think anyone could top that one🤣🤣
Nine ladies hit off for a stroke round which included Elaine Arthur our nine hole player. Winner of the day was Glenys Pierce with a very respectable nett 71. Runner up Andrea Rowe nett 72, who also had nearest the pin on hole 8 and a birdie on hole 14.
Extra comp – least putts was Margie Stockman with 29 on a count back from Lyn Mosey.
Ten women played a par round on Tuesday 16th in windy conditions. Jo Gebhardt won the nine hole round with Elaine Arthur runner up.
Winner of the day was Sharyn Roberts with a plus one on a count back from Glenys Pierce, well done girls. The extra comp was most holes squared and this was won by Sharyn with 14. Other scores were – Margie Stockman -1, Peggy Gebhardt -4, Judy Reilly -5, Andrea Rowe -6, Di Day -8 & Rose Duncan got the Mars Bar! Nearest the pin on hole 8 was Andrea Rowe.
Perfect conditions greeted the 13 teams who took to the course to play an ambrose competition for the inaugural Farmers Golf Day. Thanks must go to our wonderful sponsors for supporting the day. From their support we were able to hand out fantastic prizes. An auction of items donated was held after the golf with funds raised being donated towards the RFDS & KI Fire appeal. Winners & Prize list:
1st Gross – NAB Clare team (gross 65). Pictured above L-R Matt Casey, Martin Videon, Ben Sommerville, Dane Sommerville
2nd Gross – Burra Bakery (gross 67).
3rd Gross – Hamley Hackers (gross 69) on a countback
1st Nett – Johnsons & Sons (nett 56.25)
2nd Nett – Landmark Hallett (nett 58.5)
3rd Nett – WSB Clare (nett 60)
NAGA – Landmark Burra
Mens Long drive – Brad Tiver
Womens Long drive – Andrea Rowe
Mens Nearest to the Pin – Andy Phillips
Womens Nearest to the Pin – Sue Minson
A huge thank you to the following for their efforts on the day. Peg Gebhardt for organising the sponsors & taking team nominations. Peg, Di Day & Judy Reilly for the lunch. Bob Perry for the refreshments bus on course. Dick Secomb for cooking the BBQ. Andy Phillips bar service. Dick Cleland for checking cards and sorting out the results & Craig Honan for auctioneering.