Girls just having fun

October 5, 2022 BY

Mount Gambier Golf Club ladies play a Gentsomes
A fun team event in the form of a Gentsomes was played at the Mount Gambier Golf Club last Wednesday in perfect conditions.

Playing members Janina Morrison and Carol Smith sponsored the popular three person event which saw the team of Mary Kentish, Anne Headlam and Heather Barry claim the prizes with a score of 91 points from the runner up team of Betty McKechnie, Bernie Jennings and Janina Morrison with 86 points.

Ball rundown winners were Lizzie Clements, Helen Gregory and Jan Shanahan with 83 points and Faye Mainwaring, Vicki Clark and Jess Parsons with 82 points on a countback.

Lady president,Mary Kentish played the par three holes in regulation and on the eighth hole, claimed the pro shot with her drive. Nearest the pin for their second shot on the sixth hole was Anne Headlam – A grade, Vicki Clark – B grade and Mary Kentish in C grade.

The first event for this year’s Spring Tournament was held last Thursday when 13 pairs of ladies including visitors from Portland and Hamilton contested the four ball better ball against par event. The course was in good condition with the fairways producing some run and perfect weather prevailed.

Each year, players have a chance to win a pair of golf shoes each and the winning combination of Helen Gregory and Rose Hunt combined very well to claim the shoes with a top score of 9 up. Runners up were long hitters Carol Davis and Helen McIntyre finishing with 6 up just nudging out Jess Parsons and Camilla Knowles on a countback. The second day of the tournament on Saturday was a stableford event and 18 ladies played their round in perfect spring conditions.

Janina Morrison, who has been consistently in the placegetters lately, added another trophy to her collection when she won with 37 points. Morrison’s card had a bit of everything including a birdie on the 16th hole. Jess Parsons, another consistent placegetter was two shots behind finishing with 35 points claiming the runner up prize.

GENTSOMES PODIUM: Sponsor Janina Morrison, who was also in runner up team with Bernie Jennings & Betty McKechnie with winners,Mary Kentish and Anne Headlam. Absent: Heather Barry