After three attempts, Grafton Golf Club’s qualifying round of the Geoff King Motors sponsored Volkswagen Scramble was successfully completed with just under 100 starters, making the effort to proceed to the next step in the series.
With a gross score of 68, which resulted in a nett score of 59.37, the Grafton team comprising of Noel Allen (19), Matt Beetson (13), Anthony Cavanagh (11) and Ben Gapps (26) were the eventual winners and will now contest the regional finals to be hosted by Coffs Harbour next Monday. Also with a gross score of 68 (59.87 nett) a composite team made up by visitors from Woodburn-Evans Head, Byron Bay and Coraki Golf Clubs claimed the runner-up spot. The 2nd runner-up position went to another Grafton team, made up by David Morgan (9), Hollie Fuller (4), Greg Harvison (Scratch) and Paul Harvison (17), who recorded a gross score of 64 for a nett 60.25.
The field was boosted by a great number of visitors all trying to qualify for the regional finals. Apart from the team that claimed the 2nd runner-up position, other Clubs represented include Maclean, Yamba, Ballina, Merewether, Jindalee, Goondiwindi and Woolgoolga. Our thanks to Geoff King Motors for their support of the series which made it possible for the qualifying event to happen.