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.
Tuesday 4/2/20 – Three ladies stepped out for a round of golf. Winner of the day was Peg Gebhardt with 31 pts, R/Up Di Day on a count back with 31 pts, Sharyn Roberts 25 pts, Sharyn also got a birds ball on hole 14.
Tuesday 11/2/20 – Four ladies played with the winner Di Day 32 points, R/Up Peg Gebhardt 31 pts then Andrea Rowe 30 pts, followed by Sharyn Roberts 26 pts. Di Day won the extra competition and nearest the pin on hole 8.
Tuesday 18/2/20 – Only two ladies teed off with many out due to bowling commitments. I think both of us wished we stayed home!!. Sharyn Roberts was the winner with 29 points who rolled by Andrea Rowe with 26 pts.
Tuesday 25/2/20 – Five ladies played, the winner was Peg Gebhardt with a massive score of 39 points, R/Up was Glenys Pierce with 34 pts on a count back from Di Day. Other scores were Andrea Rowe 30 pts, Sharyn Roberts also 30 pts. Extra comp was Par 3’s Par 5’s – Andrea Rowe won this with 16 points. NTP Hole 8 – Sharyn Roberts.
Only 3 ladies out today, as quite a few were away due to association bowls commitments. Peg Geghardt won the day with 31 points on a countback from Runner Up Di Day. Sharyn Roberts won the birdie ball (hole 14) and also took home the Mars bar for her paltry 25 pts.
January 14th – With holiday season still in full swing only 2 ladies braved 18 holes in the heat. Di Day came out on top with a score of 29 points, followed by Andrea Rowe with 25 pts. Andrea also had a chip out on hole 10. Judy Reilly played 9 holes and had a superb score of 19 points, plus took out the NTP on hole 8.
January 21st – Perfect weather brings out the golfers! Seven ladies took to the course today with variable results. The winner with 34 points was Sharyn Roberts. Runner up was Margie Stockman with 33 pts on a countback from Andrea Rowe. Other scores were – Marj Wride 30 pts, Peg Gebhardt & Di Day 23 pts & Glenys Pierce got the Mars Bar! The extra comp was Par 4’s and Sharyn won this with 19 pts. NTP on hole 8 went to Andrea Rowe.
January 28th – In warm conditions the ladies took the carts for a spin, making it a pleasant day for them. However, cart golf did not improve the scores will all 4 players finishing with mediocre results. The trees were not our friends! Best of a bad bunch was Sharyn Roberts, winning with 27 points. Runner Up was Marj Wride on 26 pts, followed by Di Day 25 pts & Peg Gebhardt 22 pts. The extra comp was Drives on Fairway and the winner was Di Day with 10 on countback from Marj & Sharyn. The NTP ball stayed in the cupboard this week!
As from next week the new World Golf Handicap system comes into play. All players will find that their G.A. has increased slightly.
Five ladies hit off this morning in ideal conditions. Marj Wride and Judy Reilly played 9 holes with Marj coming out with the win on 17 points.
Eighteen hole winner was Andrea Rowe 31 points, Margie Stockman 29 points (runner up), and past member Jeanette Barlow joined the ladies today and had a score of 21 points, not to shabby a score considering Jeanette hasn’t played for 2 years.
Nearest the pin was Margie Stockman on hole 8. Andrea Rowe had a Chip out/birdie on hole 11 giving her the Birdie ball.
Six ladies hit off, making the most of the beautiful weather. Winner for the day was Marj Wride with a fantastic score of 37 points, runner up was Di Day 34 points needing a count back from Peg Gebhardt also on 34 points. Other scores for the day were:
Glenys Pierce 32 pts
Andrea Rowe 31 pts
Sharyn Roberts 26 pts
Extra Comp – Mystery holes – Winner Di Day 19 pts
Chip Outs – Marj Wride, hole 16 & Di Day, hole 17
NTP – Hole 8 – Peg Gebhardt
Christmas lunch next week. Captain Andrea will message details later in the week to the ladies. Prepare your $10 Kris Kringle.
Six girls braved the cool windy weather this morning. Sharyn Roberts won the day with a respectable 36 points from runner up Andrea Rowe 35 points. Peg Gebhardt was nearest the pin on hole 8 and Di Day won the extra comp with 11 drives on fairway.
Five ladies hit off today with Peg Gebhardt scooping the pool. Peg had a superb round of 38 points. Runner up was Glenys Pierce with 31 points, nice to see you back Glenys after a few weeks absent. Judy Reilly had 29pts and bringing up the tail was Di Day and Andrea Rowe both with 28 pts. Nearest the pin on hole 8 and the extra comp was Peg Gebhardt. Birdie Ball went to Glenys Pierce for her great birdie on Hole 8 sinking a monster putt.
Six ladies took advantage of the perfect weather on Tuesday to enjoy a round before the heat came in. Sharyn Roberts finished best in the field carding 35 stableford points after a shaky start losing 2 balls and carding 3 wipe outs in a row! Full results below.
Winner – Sharyn Roberts 35 points
Runner Up – Peg Gebhardt 30 points on countback from Di Day