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October 04, 2017

Howlong Veterans Golf

A glorious spring day greeted the players as they hit the course for the Hyundai Genesis Howlong Vets competition on Monday, October 2.

The ever popular event had another great turnout with a field of 53 men and 20 women who took to the beautiful Howlong Golf Resort course.

The Howlong Greens are looking fantastic having come off a full renovation in early September.

The Vets again had some fantastic scores, with golfers from Albury, Wangaratta, Beechworth, Corowa, Queanbeyan and Pennant Hills, joining visitors the Howlong members on course.

The Men's A Grade winner was Allen Brown, with a score of 38, from Rodney Moyle who took out second on a countback.

Phil Cummings beat Laurie Moylan in the Men's B Grade with a score of 37 against Peter's 35 on a count back.

Di Tyrell Miller took the chocolates in the ladies’ division with the score of the day with 40 points.

Ann Bumbers back from her northern adventures came in second to Di with an excellent score of 39.

A big thank you for the great work from our volunteers Barry Bird and Dave Lowe who cooked the free barbecue for all of the players.

The next Hyundai Genesis Howlong Veterans competition is on Monday, October 30 at 8am for an 8.30am shotgun start.

This is an open competition to those players with an official handicap who are 55 years or older.

The Howlong Veterans annual joining fee is just $5 and this will affiliate you with the NSW Veterans.

Are you affiliated with another state’s veterans competition?

No worries, you are more than welcome to play.

If you have any questions or would like to play please call the Howlong Golf Shop on (02) 6026 5822.

The Howlong Holden Scramble is the next event on the calendar on Sunday, October 15, which is an extremely popular event at Howlong and entries are coming in fast.

If your team is ready to Scramble, you can enter your team of four for your chance to qualify through to the Regional Final where you will ultimately contend for a place at the Championship Final on the Sunshine Coast.

Entry fee is $39.50 per person, tee time are available in two shotgun starts at 8am and 1pm.

Call the Howlong Golf Shop on (02) 6026 5822 to register.

Howlong Golf

Monday, September 25

Men’s NE Vets Stableford: A grade winners - Neville Brown - 40 pts. Andrew Walker 38 pts c/b. Michael Hibberson 38 pts. Brian Manzie 36 pts.

B grade winners: Wayne Degering 38 pts. Desmond Stone 37 pts c/b. Geoff Davidson 37 pts. Stuart Carlisle 36 pts.

C grade winners: Phil Kamber 42 pts c/b. Ian Cumming 42 pts. Ray Findlay 38 pts c/b. Peter Walsh 38 pts.

D grade winners: Denis Hayes 41 pts. Gregory Ganning 40 pts. Don Nothrop 38 pts c/b. Ron Brown 38 pts. NTP’s - David Crutch 2nd, Phillip Conway 5th, Jim Fairweather 8th.

Ladies Stableford: Winner - Coral Ward 39 pts. Runner-up - Lee Lawther 35 pts c/b. Third - Jeanette Hogan 35 pts. NTP’s - Lee Lawther 5th and 8th.

Tuesday, September 26

Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Thomas Larkins 42 pts. A grade r/up - Ray Reid 41 pts. B grade winner - Josh Clark 42 pts. B grade r/up - John Van Nispen 41 pts. Ball winners - Bruce Bengough 41 pts, Owen Tittensor 40 pts, Garry Smith, Reginald Edwards 39 pts, Bill Tanks, Lyndon Hephill, Kim Gray 38 pts, Bert Washington, Ian Bain, Kevin Murphy, Robert Laidlaw, Peter Riches, Jeffrey Mitchem, Tom Johnson 37 pts, Michael Nicholson, Graham Clarke, Ian Weaver, Peter Donovan, Robert Blundell 36 pts, Peter Morton, Peter Hastings 35 pts. NTP’s - Dev Knighton 2nd, Ken Orchard 5th, Owen Tittensor 8th, Wazza Norton 18th.

Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Carol Richardson 38 pts. A grade r/up - Rosie Lennen 37 pts.

NTP - Lisa Smith 5th.

Thursday, September 28

Men’s Silver Colts Stroke: A grade winner - John Arthur 67 c/b. A grade r/up - Peter Revell 67.

B grade winner - Terry Mardling 64. B grade r/up - Don Eastick 65. C grade winner - Gordon Goodear 67. C grade r/up - John Foley 68. Ball winners - Peter Redhead 67, Mick Kenna, Ron Newman 68, Peter Walsh, Ken Rainbow, Robert Jones, Kim Gray, Tom Bennett 69, Reginald Outen Philip Cummings, Bill Miller 70, Don Nothrop, Michael Hibberson, Jim Fairweather, John Coughlan, Robert Forrest, Eddie Fah 71. NTP’s - Tom Bennett 2nd, Kim Gray 5th, Thomas Larkins 8th, Mick Kenna 18th.

Saturday, September 30

Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Ken Rampling 39 pts. A grade r/up - Wazza Norton 38 pts.

B grade winner - Paul Allen 43 pts. B grade r/up - Owen Tittensor 41 pts. Ball winners - Graham Gould 40 pts, Chris Larkin, Bill Day 39 pts, Mal Walter 38 pts, Mathew Porter, Bruce Bengough, Gary Dundas 37 pts, Robert Laidlaw, Tony Jelbart, Bruce Barnes, Norman Batters, Ray Van Klaveren, Paul Packham, Robert Richardson 35 pts, Thomas Larkins, Tony Davis 34 pts. NTP’s - Paul Allen 2nd, Glenn Lilley 5th, Neville Brown 8th, Mathew Porter 18th.

Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Diane I’Anson 36 pts. A grade r/up - Susan Wood 35 pts. Ball winners - Pauline O’Meara, Kaye Bingham, Joan Trevethan 35 pts. NTP - Susan Wood 5th.

Sunday, October 1

Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Mark Pattinson 41 pts. A grade r/up - Zach O’Collins 40 pts. B grade winner - Russell Mooney 40 pts. B grade r/up - Mark Wegener 39 pts. Ball winners - Shane Rohrich 39 pts, Gary Taylor, Paul Purtell 38 pts, Don Nothrop, Barrie Smart 37 pts, Dale Barnett 36 pts, Max Barraclough, Rod Petty, Trevor Pattinson 35 pts, David Smith, Ian Kay 34 pts. Eagle - Lindsay Seymour 11th. NTP’s - Chris Palmer 2nd, Rorey McNamara 5th, Zach O’Collins 8th, Ron Newman 18th.

Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Lisa Smith 40 pts c/b. A grade r/up - Liz Greenhill 40 pts. Ball winners - Jeanette Edwards 37 pts, Gail Krause 36 pts, Sue Eisenhauer 34 pts, Joan Seigel 33 pts.

NTP - Lisa Smith 5th.

Monday, October 2

Men’s Howlong Vets – Stableford: A grade winner - Allen Brown 38 pts. A grade r/up - Rodney Moyle 37 pts. B grade winner - Philip Cummings 37 pts. B grade r/up - Laurence Moylan 35 pts. Ball winners - Tony Jelbart, Neville Brown 37 pts, Wayne Degering, Ivor Bumbers 36 pts, Peter Redhead, Ray Reid, Eddie Fah, Frederick Ford, Neville Lowe 35 pts, Graeme Curtis, Bruce Ritchie, David Twiss. NTP’s - Frederick Ford 2nd, Wayne Degering 5th, Frederick Ford 18th.

Ladies Howlong Vets – Stableford: A grade winner - Di Tyrell-Miller 40 pts. A grade r/up - Ann Bumbers 39 pts. Ball winners - Angele Lee 38 pts, Heather McCallum 37 pts, Goldie Reid, Lee Nothrop 36 pts. NTP - Lee Nothrop 5th.

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