Sue Wilson’s unplayable ball during Wednesday’s game. It was one of three examples of similar situations experienced by other ladies this week – the week of ‘Tree Golf’. Image: Contributed.

A week of “tree golf” at Yamba

Wednesday’s June 16 competition had a field of 58 ladies in our 4BBB v Par event which decided the top eight pairs for the 2021 Knockout.

The winners were Gail Gore-Brown / Darrie Nightingale (+9 c/b) ahead of Jen O’Neill / Kathy Parker (+9 c/b). Jill L Brown / Joy Williams (+9) were the next best performers.

The NTP winners: Yamba Medical Centre (3rd) – Janine Zietsch; Yamba Florist, Debbie May (3rd 2nd shot) – Sam Brown; Leonie May Millinery (9th) – Gail Gore-Brown; Yamba Fair Butchery (10th) – Sue Wilson; The Shoe Boutique (12th) – Janine Zietsch; Clovelly Fashions (17th) – Janine Zietsch and The Wobbly Chook (17th 2nd shot) – Jen O’Neill.

The successful teams heading into Round 1 of the Knockout include:Gail Gore-Brown / Darrie Nightingale; Kathy Parker / Jen O’Neill; Joy Williams / Jill L Brown; Sam Brown / Fay Gimenez; Lee Daley / Lesley Love; Sue Wilson / Jo Simmons; Julie Grant / Di Sigle and Jo King / Al Caller.

Balls were awarded to +6. Wednesday’s nine-hole competition had 12 players. Jacky Penfold was the winner with a great score of 19pts with Judy Turnbull her nearest rival.

Lyn Alford won the NTP 17th.

Friday’s single Stableford competition had a field of 43 ladies.

Div 1 winner was Gail Gore-Brown (38pts) and the r/up was Lee Daley (34pts).

Lyn Saggers (32pts) won Div 2 ahead of Robyn Wiblen (3 pts) while Kathy Lollback posted a great round with 38pts to beat Lesley Love (37pts). 

NTP winners: 3rd Flots and Jets – Janine Zietsch; 3rd (2nd) Valley Finance – Phyllis Telfer; 9th (2nd) Peter Campbell Physio – Ann Groom; 10th Kitchen to Table – Gail Gore-Brown; 12th Amie Rose Beauty – Lee Daley; 17th Nicholson’s Fine Foods – not awarded;17th (2nd) Yamba Pharmacy – Penny Cope.

Balls went to 32pts. 

It was a fresh start on Saturday morning for the seven ladies who played single Stableford, but we were blessed with clear blue skies. A jubilant Nadene Carroll won the day with 32 points on a countback from Julie Campbell.

Tana Lowe won the NTP.

Well done everyone! It’s lovely to see Nadene’s game improving each week, with a few PB’s.

This week’s rounds include our postponed February monthly medal and WGNSW Stroke round, followed by a single Stableford on Friday.

Congratulations to our winners and happy golfing.


Leigh Robertson