THE SANDS TORQUAY – May 09, 2019

May 9, 2019 BY

Wednesday 1st – Par Medley (Blue & Red Tees)
Ideal conditions for golf today. Small field today let to a one grade competition. Tom Nelson (13) recorded the best score today with 39 points from Keith Rixon (18) on 37 points. The ball pool ran down to 32 points today, whilst the nearest the pins went to Bob Brackin (5th) and Peter Cox on the 13th.

Thursday 2nd – Ladies Stroke (Medal Red Tees)
The ladies monthly medal was postponed today due to inclement weather and most of the field pulling out. Bec Bain (11) won the Stableford competition on 37 points from Mandee Trevena (36) on 36 points.

Saturday 4th – Men Stroke (Medal Blue Tees) Ladies (Stableford Red Tees)
Men- Terribly windy and wet conditions today for the Men’s May Medal. In A grade Shane McEachran (8) 71 won on a countback from pennant stud Mike Trickey (5) on 71. In B grade, Damian Chester (20)won the Monthly Medal with a great score of 68 from Angus McKoyt (12) on nett 70. In C grade we had a battle of the heavy weights with Doug Hastie (24) on nett 78 on a countback from Alan Henderson (23) on nett 78. The ball pool went down to nett 76 whilst nearest the pins went to slippery Steve Slater (5th), Jason Cranny (7th), Geoff Proposch (13th) and Brendan Bourke (17th).

Ladies- The ladies played Stableford today in tough conditions. Jan Swain can’t complain about her score today winning with 32 points on a countback from club champs runner up Marg Hales (11). The ball pool went down to 31 points.

Sunday 5th – Stableford Medley (White & Gold Tees)
Great weather for today’s competition. Today’s winner was Sunday bandit Mark Zahra (23) on 42 points from Martin Gallagher (16) on 39 points.

Coming events
Thursday May – Ladies Par (Red Tees)
Saturday May 11 – Men Stableford (Blue Tees) Ladies Stableford (Red Tees)
Sunday May 12 – Stableford Medley (Blue & Red Tees)