Monthly Medal goes to in form Edwards

October 5, 2022 BY

Blue Lake Golf Club ladies now gearing up for 2022 Medal of Medals event
The 2022 Monthly Medal Competitions were wrapped up for the women last Wednesday at the Blue Lake Golf Club. Throughout the year these have been sponsored by life member Judy Collins, Bev Pascoe and Grant and Dianne Perryman.

In fine style Ronda Edwards won the event and will join the eight monthly medal winners to play-off for the medal of medals sponsored by life member Patricia Fallas.

The stroke competition was also the last of four rounds of the Scotty’s Loader Services Mt Gambier President’s Trophy.

As well as the monthly medal, Ronda Edwards topped the podium in Division One after signing for an awesome nett 62 and a gross score of 79 off a 17 handicap.

Her round included no less than six pars and a birdie on the front nine accumulating only 37 strokes. The back nine score of 42 included another four pars completing one of those rare days to truly embrace on the fairways. Edwards also recently won the Bronze Championship in the B grade at an event at the Naracoorte Golf Club.

Karen Panagopoulos continued her good form of late taking the second prize voucher with a credible score of 97/27/70 from an outward 48 gross and 49 on the inward nine that included par’s on the par three 16th and the par five 17th. Cherryl Hill closely followed with 96/25/71.

Beryl Mahoney said “this is the first time breaking 100” after collecting her winning voucher in Division Two after signing for 98/31/67. Mahoney’s front nine 52 included pars on the two par threes, the 2nd and 5th. The back nine 46 saw her have pars on the long par five 17th as well as on the challenging par four 18th.

Runner up Kate Hommelhoff 106/34/72 carded two consistent nines of 53/53 and included par s on the 4th and 7th to win the 2nd prize voucher. Third placing went to Dianne Allen nett 76.

Nearest to the pin 2nd shot on the 14th were Josie Ashby (Div 1) and Lee Anderson (Div 2). Edwards was the pro-shot winner was Dianne Perryman.

The special events winners in the putting were Edwards 26 and Mahoney 27. Birdie prize winners Edwards 9th and Sue Agars 17th. Ferret prize winner’s Dianne Allen 10th, Lesley McPherson 13th and Mahoney 18th.

STROKE RESULTS (September 24)

It was the fourth round of the Carlin and Gazzard winter trophy with 14 women competing.

The winner Jorja Morale had a day out, taking four of the five prizes on offer.Morale, a promising junior, won herself a club voucher as well as a car spa voucher from Carlin and Gazzard with her score of 98/26/72, splits of 46/52.

It included pars on the 1st, third, fifth, 14th and 16th holes with the rest a mix of bogeys and double- bogeys.

Beryl Mahoney was second with 107/31/76, including pars on the second, 12th and 26th holes. Third on a countback was Ronda Edwards 93/17/76.

Morale won the longest drive on the par five 17th, nearest to the pin on the fifth and the best nett, winning a sleeve of Titliest balls. Rosemary Martland won the least putts prize.

Monthly Medal and Division 1 winner Ronda Edwards, runner up Karen Panagopoulos and Division 2 winner Beryl Mahoney. Absent: Division 2 runner up Kate Hommelhoff