In a dramatic change of form Richard “Pickles” Matz scored a miserable 16 points in today’s stableford. Pickles has been the most successful player in the club in recent months and was unable to explain this dramatic change of fortune. His fans will be hoping that this is just a one off and that Pickles bounces back on Saturday. Today’s winner was Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel with 39 points, a fine effort in extremely windy conditions. Runner up was Pat “The Rat” Hallion who beat Dick Cleland on a count back, both scoring 35. Both were effected by the unfairness of trees as a hazard in golf although Dick was affected more than Pat.
Chris “Critta” Waters blew the field away scoring 39 stableford points. Peter Weiss was an embarrassing 6 points behind on 33. What made Critta’s performance all the more impressive was that that the strength of his gave, driving from the tee was well below his best demonstrating the improvement of his game overall. The handicapper was so impressed that he reduced Critta’s handicap by one stroke.
There was a dead heat for the Mars Bar between Bop Perry & Mark “Mouldy” Millward with Mouldy picking it up. The may explain Bob Perry’s rush to get away before the presentations.
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Andy Phillips won the mid week stableford with a score of 36 points comfortably beating Pat Hallion and Richard “Pickles” Matz who tied for 2nd with 34. Neil Webster took the Mars Bar.
Tuesday, November 3rd.
Today we welcomed 4 ladies from the Barossa Valley golf club to play in the Stableford competition, and they took home the prizes. Several local gals were missing today due to Melbourne Cup functions. The winner with an impressive 35 points was Gloria Potter (BV). Runner up on 34 points was Sandy Schultz (BV). Sandy also won the extra comp of Drives on Fairway with an outstanding 16 drives on fairway! Other scores were: Fiona Hockings (BV) 33 pts, Sonya Irwin (Burra) 32 pts, Glenys Pierce (Burra) 31 pts, Leanne Roberts (BV) 29 pts, Jo Gebhardt (Burra) 24 pts. Jodi Lehmann played 9 holes before ducking off to a Melb Cup luncheon. The nearest to the pin ball stayed in the trophy box, with no one hitting the green!
Despite his recent elevation to the committee, Richard “Pickles” Matz has not let the added responsibility weigh too heavily upon his shoulders. Pickles won Saturday’s stableford on a countback after a 3 way tie. Pickles, Peter Weiss & Mark “Mouldy” Millward all finished with 36 points with Pickles finishing the strongest of the 3. Peter Weiss was runner up while poor old Mouldy was left to contemplate the nemesis that the 16th hole has become for him. Dick Cleland collected the Mars Bar.
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Cool weather greeted the eight lady player for the start of summer golf, unfortunately cold weather reflected on the scores.
Winner for the day was Andrea Rowe with 29 pts. r/up Di Day 27 pts. extra comp most 2 points Andrea with 10.
Nearest the pin hole 8 Sharyn Roberts
Other scores for the day Sharyn Roberts and Judy Reilly 25 pts, Sonya Irwin 23 pts, Rose Duncan and Peg Gebhardt 19 pts, and Jodi Lehman got the Mars Bar.
The ladies had a smaller field playing on Tuesday, Andrea Rowe blitzed the course with 41 points to be the clear winner with Lyn Mosey r/up 34 pts, Di Day 33 pts, Judy Reilly 28 pts. Jo Gebhardt 9 pts for 9 holes.
Di Day won the extra comp with 14 drives on fairway and had a chip out on hole 4.
Peggy takes out Laurel Wreath
Peg Gebhardt beat all comers to take out this seasons Laurel Wreath. Peg played some excellent golf to get to the final. In the final held last week Peg played Glenys Pierce with Peg coming out the victor 4/3 congratulations to Peg!
The Burra Ambrose sponsored by Coopers Brewery, the Bon Accord Hotel and the Royal Exchange Hotel was held on Sunday October 18. Seven teams of four competed in perfect conditions and an enjoyable day was had by all concerned. Numbers were down on previous years because of covid-19 restrictions.
|Best off the stick||70||The Burgs||Shane & Liam Perrott|
Narelle Frost, Abe Borowicki
|Handicap winner||56.25||Casey’s Crew||Casey Cooper, Chase Webster|
Matt Norman, Bradley Radford
|Handicap runner up||58.825||Deb’Boys||Deb Marner, Wally Broom|
Peter Tyler, Mick Stevens
|Hadicap third||59.625||Bloody No Hopers||Klaus Hermann, Eddie Van Keulen, Bob Perry, Dick Cleland|
|Handicap fourth||60.8||The Rats|
|Handicap fifth||64.375||Kobi’s Crew|
Peter Weiss and Pat Hallion turned up the heat on the back 9 in Saturday’s par event. At the half way mark Pat was 1 up and Peter was square. Pat turned in a dazzling performance on the homeward nine scoring 3 up to finish 4 up overall. Peter, however, went one better scoring 4 up on the back 9 to draw level and take the day on a count back.
Kobi Wenzel had an uncharacteristic bad day to take the Mars Bar.