Around the greens - golf and bowls

September 20, 2017

Howlong Golf

Monday, September 11

9 hole Medley Stableford: Winner - Jean Hansen 22 pts. Runner-up - Graeme Sheather 21 pts. Ball winners - Valerie Cross 21 pts, Ray Reid, Ronald Rofe 19 pts, Peter Walsh, Alice Rasmussen, Jeffrey Brundell 18 pts. NTP - Julie Donovan 5th.

Tuesday, September 12

Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - John Arthur 39 pts c/b. A grade r/up - Ken Rampling 39 pts.

B grade winner - Peter Donovan 42 pts. B grade r/up - Reginald Outen 40 pts. C grade winner - Peter Riches 44 pts. C grade r/up - John Stevens 43 pts. Ball winners - Ron Elston, Bill Simmonds, Lyndon Hemphill 42 pts, Peter Hastings, Luke Fenner, Robert Richardson 40 pts, Graham Gould, Keith Lambert, Doug Poole, Steve Ash, Paul Packham, Richard Murray 39 pts, Kevin Argent, Bert Washington, Dylan Pool 38 pts, Bill Day, Thomas Larkins, Russell Munro, Peter Smith, Shayne Vogel, Robert Blundell, Graham Clarke 37 pts. NTP’s - Tad Bialowiecki 2nd, Graeme Male 5th, Wayne Olcorn 8th, Travis Merritt 18th.

Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Rachael Wright 39 pts. A grade r/up - Loretta Lehmann 37 pts.

Ball winners - Jean Hansen 37 pts, Diane I’Anson 36 pts.

Wednesday, September 13

Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Eve Byatt 42 pts. A grade r/u p - Colleen O’Keefe 40 pts.

B grade winner - Dot Reitenbach 42 pts. B grade r/up - Maureen Harris 41 pts. Ball winners - Chris O’Toole 41 pts, Lynette King 40 pts, Lee Nothrop, Dian I’Anson, Valerie Cross 39 pts, Gloria Martin, Beverley Coughlan, Lee Lawther 38 pts. NTP’s - Dot Reitenbach 2nd, Gloria Martin 5th, Janet Rogers 8th.

Thursday, September 14

Men’s Silver Colts Stableford: A grade winner - Thomas Larkins 41 pts. A grade r/up - Michael Hibberson 40 pts. B grade winner - Peter Walsh 40 pts. B grade r/up - John Van Nispen 39 pts.

C grade winner - Noel Yewers 41 pts. C grade r/up - Alan Panther 40 pts. Ball winners - Manny Tanirau, Neville Brown, Doug Burt 40 pts, Peter Smith, Jeff Cashman, Phil Kamber 39 pts, Ken Bathols, Stephen Sang, Leigh Ashford, Richard Murray, Wayne Degering, Gerry Hellmann 38 pts, Brian Hardidge, Ian Rough, Kelvin Shannon, Ivan yates, Tom Rilen, Peter Donovan, Alan Hutchings 37 pts, John Foley, Ian Schirmer 36 pts. NTP’s - Alex Krause 2nd, Neville Brown 5th, Mervyn McCormick 8th, Jeff Cashman 18th.

Friday, September 15

18 hole Medley Stableford: A grade winner - Peter Daley 42 pts. A grade r/up - Jacob Metcalfe 37 pts. Ball winners - Nathen Wayenberg 36 pts, Kerry Dunne 35 pts, Dev Knighton 34 pts. NTP - Jacob Metcalfe 18th.

Men’s 9 hole Chook Run: Winner - Darcy I’Anson 28 pts. Ball winners - Kevin Dance 23 pts, John Arthur, Russell Schmidt 22 pts, Gary McLaughlin 21 pts, Wayne Koehler, Kevin Donovan 20 pts, Bill Iverach, Shane Taggart 19 pts, Neville Batt 18 pts.

Ladies 9 hole Chook Run: Winner - Alice Rasmussen 19 pts. Ball winners - Susan Gibb, Julie Donovan 19 pts, Heather Sarau 16 pts.

Saturday, September 16

Men’s Par: A grade winner - Peter Stevens +5. A grade r/up - Steven Humphries +3. B grade winner - Jim Fairweather +5. B grade r/up - Graham Gould +2. Ball winners - Peter Donovan +3, Colin Orr, Warren Beddoes, Alex Krause +2, Wazza Norton, Tom O’Halloran, Ken Rainbow, Tetsuya Kamiyama, John Whittle, Peter Redhead, Greg Keir +1, Bruce Bengough, Ray Reid, Scott Proctor, Ian Bain, Bill Tomkins, Phillip Barker, Danny Kiervan 0, John Van Nispen -1. NTP’s - Neville Batt 2nd, Jhol Dutoit 5th, Adam Mathews 8th, Alex Krause 18th.

Ladies Par: A grade winner - Goldie Reid +2. A grade r/up - Kaye Redhead +1. Ball winners - Michelle Stevens, Helen Embleton 0. NTP - Goldie Reid 5th.

Sunday, September 17

18 hole Medley Stableford: A grade winner - Daniel Krause 38 pts. A grade r/up - Janet Rogers 37 pts. B grade winner - Russell Schmidt 40 pts c/b. B grade r/up - Graham Gould 40 pts. C grade winner - Cheryl Wigmore 41 pts. C grade r/up - Gail Krause 39 pts. Ball winners - Casey Rolfe 38 pts, Gary McLaughlin, Glenda Hoskin, Mary Dixon 37 pts, Brent Cochrane, Shane Taggart, Anthony Harmer, Kevin Harmer, Jim Fairweather, Mike Sullivan 36 pts, Gary Dundas, Sam Toon, Richard Chivers, Clifford Harmer, Noel Boyd, Carol Fairweather 35 pts, Craig Barton, Kevin Dance 34 pts. Eagle - Michael Caruso 14th. NTP’s - Justin Russell 2nd, Richard Murray 5th, Jeanette Edwards 5th, Ron Parker 8th, Travis Merritt 18th.

Rutherglen Golf Club Ladies and Juniors

Finally golfers are enjoying good weather; the club hopes with the ladies tournament coming up this week on Wednesday, September 21 it will be a good day.

Monthly medal was played last Wednesday, Pat Prescott had another good day 39 pts - well done Pat, the handicapper will be after you.

Pat also put in a sterling effort playing Jenny Williams in SKO, Jen winning on the 19th, great effort from both these ladies.

Jenny will now play Heather in the final in October, good luck to both.

Golfers have the Chiltern tournament on September 26 and then Beechworth on October 18, so a busy two months.

Also the North East Sandgreens at Mitta on October 9.


Wednesday, September 16 - stableford/monthly medal - P. Prescott 39 pts, r/up J. Williams 38 pts.

NTP on 4th, second shot - H. Eggleston.

Until next week, good golfing.


Juniors will be in recess now until October 14, after school holidays.

The session on Saturday was cut short, with the kids perhaps already in holiday mode.

Have a good break and come back ready to learn.

Paddy again won the trophy on Saturday for putting, new junior Kyle called in sick, so hope he gets better over the holidays and Joseph was back after his little break.

See you on October 14.

Corowa RSL Indoor Bowls

Tuesday, September 12 provided again a very good display of bowling by members, the games were very even and the winning team had a real challenge to achieve their victory.

The runner-up team with a win and a loss was lead S. Dudziak, second P. Manning, third G. Monish and their skip P. Kerr.

The winning team with two wins 34 points was lead L. Roksandic, third J.W. Webber and their skip D. Pleming.

On Wednesday, September 13 indoor bowls club began a new phase, the project being to give those people that are still in the work environment and would like to partake in indoor bowling the opportunity to do so by bowling on a Wednesday night.

At this early stage the club intends to bowl every second Wednesday, so if any person would like to take part the club can help with coaching, members are willing and able to address newcomers’ needs.

On Thursday, September 14 members witnessed one of the singles championship elimination contests - it was one of the best contests witnessed so far in this championship.

The contestants were D. Sander up against W. Dowsey. The contest had everything and both bowlers should be proud of their performance, the scores were all square going into the last end with W. Dowsey winning by one point.

Friday, September 15 was an excellent bowling display by members, some bowled above their average good to witness that improvement.

The runner-up team with 21 points was lead P. Kerr, second D. Pleming, third D. Roberts and the skip J.W. Webber.

The winning team doing the club proud with 35 points was lead J. Wilson, second G. Sander, third A. Smith and the skip P. Manning.

Corowa Civic Bowls Club

After a very cold winter things are starting to warm up for bowlers with the Ovens and Murray opening day being held at the club last week.

There were 34 teams entered and after three games Anne Miles’ team from YMGCR were the winners.

The day was enjoyed by all.

Now is the time for all bowlers to check the noticeboard for upcoming events.

The Medley Roundup continues for another three weeks and Belle of the Green will be played on Thursday.

Social bowls continue on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Pennant starts in October then club events begin with the Club Pairs, followed by the Club Singles and the 100up Handicap, plus various state events.

That should keep everyone busy until December.

Best wishes to Elvie, Rob and Brian everyone hopes you are all feeling better.

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