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The newly constructed rock wall (8th). Image: Contributed

Beautiful improvements to Yama golf course

Our course is looking the picture of health at the moment and the newly constructed rock retaining wall has certainly added to the beauty of the 8th green. As usual, the very hard-working Doug Luckie was out finishing off the 18th cart path on Wednesday. Doug, Brian Smith, Andrew Kelly, Tony Moran, David Grant, and their helpers have certainly done an amazing job around the course. We extend our thanks for making the course the gem that it is.

Hard-working volunteer, Doug Luckie, who has spent endless hours enhancing our course over the past few months. Image: Contributed

Our Wednesday single Stableford round had a record number of 70 ladies.

In Div 1, the winner was Helen Collins (38pts) closely followed by Jeanne Jensen (37pts). Jane Bonner won Div 2, and Jill L Brown was hot on her heels. Both ladies scored 37pts. The winner in Div 3 was Lynne Eke (38pts) and the r/up was Jane Anderson (37pts).

NTP’s went to: Yamba Medical Centre 3rd – Darrie Nightingale; Yamba Florist, Debbie May 3rd (2nd) – Lynne Saggers; Leonie May Millinery 9th (2nd) – Jeanne Jensen; Yamba Fair Butchery 10th – Janelle Carpenter; The Shoe Boutique 12th – Bev Eckhardt; Clovelly Fashions, Maclean 17th – Jeanne Jensen and The Wobbly Chook 17th (2nd) – Sue Wilson. Balls – (33pts c/b).

We had some great scores on Friday and a strong field of 62 players.

Sandra Wallace and Jo King were the best performers with their scores of 40. Congratulations go to all of our winners which included the Div 1 winner, Sandra Wallace (40pts); Jeanne Jensen (37pts c/b) was r/up.

Jo King was thrilled to win Div 2 (40pts) ahead of Sue Skelton (35pts).

Div 3 winner was Fay Gimenez (37pts) who edged out Jo Foley (36pts c/b).

Due to COVID restrictions, there were no NTP prizes, but our Friday sponsors are still acknowledged: Flots and Jets; Valley Finance; Peter Campbell Physio; Kitchen to Table; Amie Rose Beauty; Nicholson’s Fine Foods and Yamba Pharmacy. Balls (34pts).

Conditions were beautiful last Saturday morning and games were quick as we continued playing in pairs. There were ten ladies who played in the single Stableford competition. Jenny Moody won for the third consecutive Saturday (36pts); r/up was Kathy Parker (35pts) on a c/b from Jane Bonner.

Congratulations to our winners and many thanks to everyone for being so respectful of the COVID restrictions which are in place.

Happy golfing ladies.

Leigh Robertson

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