Yamba Ladies’ Grade 2 Pennant team (l-r) Kim Lipscombe, Verna Wright, Alison Caller, Julie Campbell, Pauline McKinnon, Gillian Holst and Captain Penny Cope. Pic: Contributed

Yamba Pennant side finish second in Northern District Grade 2



Congratulations to Yamba Ladies Golf Grade 2 Pennant team for earning the title of “Runners-up” at Casino on Monday July 4. Yamba were the winners of the Southern District of Northern Rivers and played the Northern District winners, Coolangatta-Tweed Heads, who won the Pennant. Well done Yamba, for such a prestigious achievement.
Wednesday was a busy day on Yamba Golf Course when 49 contested the Retireinvest 5th GNSW Monthly Medan, 5th Club Monthly Medal and the 2nd Gwlad Murray Stroke event, 8 participated in the 18 holes Single Stableford and 11 in the front 9 holes Stableford.
A Grade monthly medal winner and net winner was Kathy Parker 73. Runner-up was Di Sigle 75, which also merited her the B Grade medal, and gross winner Trish Hall 89. Pauline McKinnon was net winner in B Grade 77, Julie Campbell was runner-up 79 and Gwen Hall gross winner 108 c/b. Putting in A Grade was won by Jenny Macqueen who also won the Café Marina voucher for best overall putting, and Colleen Bamback was best putter in B Grade 31 c/b. Glenda Smith was winner of the C Grade monthly medal. Pro Balls ran to 79 and John’s Free Lesson was won by Sandra Wallace.
Pins were won by Lorraine Bentley – Yamba Medical Centre 3, Rhanee Smith, visiting from Sydney, – Yamba Florist 3/2, Lesley Love – Yamba Pro Shop 9 as well as The Block 17/2, Carrie Aitken – Yamba Fair Butchery 10 and Clovelly Fashions 17 and Jeannie Doolan – The Shoe Boutique 12.
The Single Stableford played over 18 holes was won by Sandra Russo with 30 points, whilst the 9 holes Stableford winner was Judy Turnbull 15 from Erla McGregor 13. Winner the pins in the 9 holers’ comp were Jane Anderson on 3 and Val Bofinger 9.
Winners of the give-aways were Kay Caller – Civic Video; Janelle Carpenter – Priceline Pharmacyl Wendy O’Brien – Spar Express; Yamba, Colleen Bamback – Yamba Florist; Sylvia Cryer – Yamba Physio; Jean Whitby – The Mexican Restaurant and Tina Earp – The Corner Store. Jenny Stratford and Lorraine Bentley were the sponsors of two raffle vouchers which raised $124 and were won by Dale Robbs and Jean Whitby.
There was a field of 47 who played in the 5th round of the 4/6 Single Par on Friday. There were no plus scores at the finish, which indicated the heavy conditions of the course. Robyn Wiblen was winner in A Grade -1 c/b from Ann Groom, also -1. Sandra Dorman won B Grade with -2, followed by Jennifer Dewar -3. To win a pro ball you needed to score -3 c/b or better and NTPs went to Jennifer Fagan – Tom’s Chinese Restaurant 3; Noni Rixon – Retireinvest 3/2; Deonie Taylor (visitor) – Peter Campbell Physiotherapy 9/2; Janelle Carpenter – Kitchen to Table 10; Di Sigle – Yamba’s Fisho 12; Jenny Macqueen – Wato’s Fish & Burgers 17 and Irene Williams – Yamba Pharmacy 17/2.
Eleven ladies played the Saturday comp on a bright and sunny morning and Julie Campbell was winner with 32 points from Carolyn Chester 30. Darrie Nightingale took the NTP.
Pauline McKinnon