Sports

Thursday and Saturday attract large fields at Yamba

Over 150 players both days with visitors from 21 clubs around Australia enjoyed ideal conditions at Yamba Golf and Country Club.

Thursday Stableford

One of our Directors, Andrew Kelly eagled the 6th hole with a driver, 8 iron to have a ‘2 a 5’ on his way to having 41 points a win A Grade. Des Hall was r/up with 38 points from Paul Austin. B Grade was won by Garry Payne with 40 points from Bob Waldron and Brad Roberts. Some excellent scores in C Grade with Terry Hulm having the score of the day 43 points from Denis Kelly 41 points and 3rd place to Alex Miltiadou with 40 points.

NTPs went to Ken Dewar (3rd), Geoff Flett (9th), Craig Penman (12th) Pro Pin on the 10Th to Lindsay Hall, Geoff Flett again (12th) and Alistair Burke (17th).

Saturday Stableford

More eagles at Yamba. Greg Doolan emptied the eagles’ nest, this time, on the 13th.  Troy Urquhart continued his winner way taking out A Grade with 38 points on a c/b from Terry Cumiskey and Barry Fisher. Paul Reid was successful again in B Grade with 38 points on a c/b from Stephen Hardwick and Larry McKenzie. In C Grade the youngster Peter Sharp won with 39 points from Tony Fisher and Ken Palich.

NTPs went to Charlie Tyler (3rd), Adam Izzard (9th), Grant Dwyer (10th), David Crothers, Pro Pin (10th), David Groth (12th) and Pip Dixon (17th).

We now have 83 golf professionals entered for the MI Organics Pro-Am on August 8-9. Entry forms are available for members and their guests at the front office and on-line.  

Advanced notice: the deferred men’s Foursomes competition is likely to be held towards the end of August. Get your partner organised.   

Players with our large fields, it is the responsibility of the ‘low marker’ in the group to ensure your group keeps up to the group in front of you. Penalties can be applied.

Happy golfing and stay safe.

Greg Laforest

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