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March 15, 2018

Rutherglen Golf Club Captain David Ward and Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch Immediate Past President and golf day co-ordinator Noel Hince gearing up for the 70th Legacy Golf Day on Sunday.

Legacy Golf Day

There’s still time to register for the Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch’s Legacy Golf Day on Sunday, March 18.

Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch Immediate Past President and golf day co-ordinator Noel Hince said the event was in its 70th year.
“It’s always a fantastic day and raises money for a great cause,” Mr Hince said.
“It’s been running since 1948 and used to be a 27 Hole competition and was only run in the winter.
“The local businesses get behind it and the golf club is very supportive and always put their teams in and donates the golf course to us on the day.”
Two years ago the RSL Sub Branch raised its largest donation – $5200.
The 18 Hole, 3 Ball Ambrose event offers novelty and ladies events.
There is a $700 hole in one contest (sponsored by Cofield & Co) and $240 for nearest the pin (sponsored by Colin Sainty).
Rutherglen Golf Club Captain David Ward said the Legacy Golf Day was the longest standing fundraiser to be held at the golf club.
“The day raises money for a good cause and there’s still time for people to register,” he said.
There’s no handicap required.
The day starts at 10am and entry is $15.
To register or for more information, phone Mr Hince on (02) 6032 9729 or 0438 314 729.

Corowa Golf

Another fine week for golf, with good scoring confirming that.
So let’s look at what’s been happening.
Monday, March 5
Lady Niners: Winner - Pamela Kerr. Runner up - Leonie Iwaniuk. Putting expert - Joan Fletcher.
Tuesday, March 6
Golden Oldies: Winner - Alf George. Runner up - Joe Lackner. Ball winner - John Bates.
Wednesday, March 7
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Noreen Miller 38 pts. A grade r/up - Louise Holden 37 pts. B grade winner - Jutta Wheatley 33 pts. B grade r/up - Margaret Beel 32 pts. Ball winners - Sheree Coghill, Marlene Stuart, Trish Lethbridge, Sue Patton 34 pts, Selina Barkley, Marg Tobin 33 pts. NTP’s (4th) - A grade - Trish Lethbridge, B grade - Margaret Beel, C grade - Margaret Monks.
Thursday, March 8
Men’s Stableford: Winner - Mick Hooper 40 pts. Runner up - Bill Black 39 pts. Third - Trent Vonarx 38 pts. Fourth - Joe Lackner 37 pts. Fifth - Lance Davis 36 pts. Ball pool - 2 balls each - Allen Wood, John Fraser, Gary Clinch, Derek Goodman 36 pts, Peter Mornall, Darryl Herrod 35 pts, Gary Dunkinson 34 pts, Gary Dunkinson 34 pts. 1 ball each - John Caminito, Carlos Ramos, Joe Kelleher, Wayne Miller, Bruce Pearce, Guy Rowe 34 pts, Alastair Herbert, Dalton Wegener 33 pts. NTP’s - Trent Vonarx 27th, Rod McPherson 18th.
Saturday, March 10
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Gay Richards 36 pts. A grade r/up - Trish Lethbridge 36 pts. B grade winner - Margaret Playford 34 pts. B grade r/up - Jacquie Lawler 33 pts. Ball winners - Sandra Lewis, Louise Holden 34 pts, Jo Pavey 33 pts, Janette Saddington, Marg Tobin 32 pts. NTP - Jan Mills 4th.
Men’s Stroke - Round 2 Veterans Championship: A grade winner - Shane Riley (Murree) 82/70. B grade winner - Allen Wood 91/73. C grade winner - Geoffrey Cargill 96/72. Ball winners - Phill Dunning 82/71, Geoff Ellis 89/73, Andrew Love (Commonwealth) 75/73, Gary Dunkinson (Yering Meadows) 89.73, Bob Parr 80/73, Trent Vonarx 75/74, David Holmes 89/74, Steve Carrick 77/74, Neil Caulfield 93/75, Bruce Pearce 92/75, John Tylor 88/75, Paul Pavey 90/75, Ben Taylor 94/75, Tom Embleton 101/75, Peter Filliponi 86/76, Peter Gidden (Jubilee) 76/76, Alan Spinks 106/76. NTP’s - Robert Watson 4th, Anthony Davis 27th, Peter Griffin 27th.’
Sunday, March 11
Winner - Alex Patton +3. Ball winners - Mathew Petricola +2, Andrew Love +2, Geoff Ellis, Michael Love +1, Nigel Creamer squ. NTP’s - Nigel Creamer 18th, Raymond James 27th.
For your diary
Sunday, March 18 - St Patrick’s Day - Irish Stableford.
Wednesday, March 21 - Ladies 4BBB for Royal Woman’s Hospital.
Wednesday, March 28 - Ladies round on Ahern Knockout Foursomes.
Friday, March 30 - Good Friday.
Saturday, March 31 - Easter Tournament commences; Monday, April 2 Easter Tournament finishes.
Wednesday, April 4 - ladies stroke/month medal and round 2 Wangamong Shield.
Friday, April 6 - Chomley/Davidson Bowl stableford teams event 8.30 - 9.00 shot gun start.
Happy Golfing
“The Bogeyman”

Howlong Golf

Monday, March 5
9 hole Medley Stableford: Winner - Anne Orchard 24 pts. Runner up - Chris Palmer 21 pts. Ball winners - Doug Poole 21 pts, MJ Ursu 20 pts, Judy Rae, Margot Hudson, Michael Ursu, Robyn McLeod, Amira Goldsmith 19 pts, Alice Rasmussen.
Tuesday, March 6
Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Michael Nicholson 39 pts c/b. A grade r/up - David Smith 39 pts c/b. A grade third - Craig Delaney 39 pts c/b. B grade winner - Don Spencer 43 pts. B grade r/up - Graeme Male 36 pts c/b. B grade third - Robert Laidlaw 36 pts c/b. C grade winner - Michael Hollis 41 pts. C grade r/up - Ian Sutherland 39 pts. C grade third - Michael Ursu 38 pts. Ball winners - Wade Martlew 39 pts, Wayne Harris 38 pts, Peter Donovan, Tony Jelbart, Ian Weaver, Robert Blundell 37 pts, Lee Thomas, Gordon Sawyer 36 pts, Steven Humphries, Stephen O’Brien, Alan Panther, Peter Walsh, Rod Petty 35 pts, Ken Rampling, Tony Kerkow, Bill McKenzie, Ron Newman, Des Nemeth, Donald Spector, Peter Morton, Martin Tobin 34 pts, Paul Weaver, Bill Iverach, Bob Watson, Glen Shannon 33 pts. NTP’s - Paul Clark 2nd, Cyril Land 5th, Stephen O’Brien 8th, Jonathan Uphill 18th.
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Rachael Wright 34 pts. A grade r/up - Loretta Lehmann 32 pts. Ball winners - Kaye Bingham 31 pts, Danika Coyne 30 pts. NTP - Karie Lowe 5th.
Wednesday, March 7
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Ann Bumbers 38 pts c/b. A grade r/up - Sue Eisenhauer 38 pts. B grade winner - Carol Fairweather 40 pts. B grade r/up - Helen Embleton 36 pts. Ball winners - Angela Lee 37 pts, MJ Ursu, Kay Bingham, Margaret Duncan 36 pts, Lorraine Horton, Carol Richardson, Heather Sarau, Jan Lang 35 pts, Beverley Coughlan, Di Tyrell-Miller 34 pts, Helen Robinson, Colleen O’Keefe, Trikki Young, Kate Daly 33 pts. NTP’s - Trikki Young 2nd, Margot Hudson 5th, Sue Eisenhauer 8th.
Men’s Silvercolts Stableford: A grade winner - Don Eastick 37 pts. A grade r/up - Reginald Outen 35 pts. B grade winner - John Simpson 44 pts. B grade r/up - Andrew Locke 39 pts. Ball winners - Phil Kamber 38 pts, Ken Rainbow 37 pts, John Mentakis, Peter Hatch, Dale Barnett, Ian Rough 35 pts, Ken Rampling, Brian Duncan, Brian Michalowsky, John Van Nispen 34 pts, Raymond Hopkins, Bruce Christie, David Charles 33 pts. NTP’s - Peter Walsh 2nd, Andrew Locke 5th, Ian Rough 8th, Don Eastick 18th.
Friday, March 9
Men’s 9 hole Chook Run: Winner - Bill Iverach 21 pts. Ball winners - Jacob Metcalfe, Paul Evans, Peter Anderson 20 pts, Alex Krause 19 pts, Phillip Thurnber, Thomas Larkins 18 pts, Lloyd Curtis 17 pts.
Ladies 9 hole Chook Run: Winner - Fran Anderson 19 pts. Ball winner - Heather Sarau 17 pts.
Saturday, March 10
Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Steven Humphries 43 pts. A grade r/up - Peter Stevens 41 pts. A grade third - Dylan Pool 39 pts. B grade winner - Bob Watson 38 pts. B grade r/up - Tony Jelbart 37 pts c/b. B grade third - Ian Bain 37 pts. C grade winner - Stephen Donaghey 43 pts. C grade r/up - Gerry Hellmann 39 pts. C grade third - Kevin Kerlin 36 pts. Ball winners - Tom Grubisa, Chris Talbot, Matthew Armstrong 37 pts, Brett McMahon, Len Kelsey, Jeremy Bourke, Wendel Reitenbach, Robert Ross, Tom Murphy, Justin Russell 36 pts, Peter Daley, Bill Day, Tim Kirkwood, John Watkins, Trevor Whelan, Martin Tobin 35 pts, Patrick O’Keefe, Reginald Outen, Michael Knowles, John Stevens, Bill Levick, Deon Van Der Merwe, Stuart James, Kevin Argent 34 pts. NTP’s - Wazza Norton 2nd, Ronald Chaffey 5th, Neville Lowe 8th, Peter Iffland 18th.
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Wendy Day 35 pts. A grade r/up - Susan Mitchell 34 pts.
Ball winner - Sharon Coyne, Margaret Austin, Penny Hudson 34 pts, Colleen O’Keefe 33 pts. NTP - Susan Mitchell 5th.
Sunday, March 11
Men’s Stableford: A grade winner - Glen Shannon 38 pts c/b. A grade r/up - Stuart James 38 pts. B grade winner - Fred Chapman 39 pts c/b. B grade r/up - Damien Shanahan 39 pts. Ball winners - Douglas Henderson 39 pts, Wayne Hannan, Michael Boyd 38 pts, Peter Stevens, Jeremy Williams 37 pts, Gary Dundas, Len Kelsey, Mark Sarau, Shane Rohrich 36 pts, Colin Dawe 35 pts. NTP’s - Andrew Senkic 2nd, Douglas Henderson 5th, Stuart James 8th, Brian shields 18th.
Sunday, March 11
Ladies Stableford: A grade winner - Maralyn Seddon 39 pts. A grade r/up - Heather Sarau 38 pts. Ball winners - Mel Preston 37 pts, Jeanette Edwards 34 pts.

Rutherglen Golf Club

This Sunday is the 70th Legacy Golf Day in the form of a 3 person ambrose with a hit off time of 10am, entry fee $15 per player.
Please Note Golf Club Members working Bee 8.30am on Saturday.
Rutherglen Golf Club notes:
Wednesday, March 7: stableford results winner, G Ganning 39pts, R/U G Curtis 36, Others L Thatcher 33pts, R. Humphreys 32pts, W Black 30pts, K Dean 28pts.
9 Hole Chock Run: Friday, March 9: Winners G Hennessey 19pts, L Thatcher 18 pts, G Pearce 18 pts, K Wilson 18pts, Others L Sullivan 17pts, D Whelan 16pts, J Harrison 15pts, P Trimble 15pts, A Sinclair 14pts, L Thompson 13 Pts, G Williams 12 pts, N Monahan 10pts, N Dunstan 8 Pts.
18 Hole Monthly Medal: Winner D Whelan 66 net, R/U G Williams 71 net.
Others D Ward 74, G Goodwin 74, N Dunstan 81, G Pearce NCR Nearest Pin 8th D Whelan.
Coming events:
Wednesday, March 14: Open Stableford Men, Ladies Stableford Multiplier, March 18 - 70th year of Rutherglen RSL sub branch Legacy Golf day 18-hole 3-person Ambrose, Outstanding trophies including $700 Hole in One on the 8th Sponsored By Cofield & CO Plumbing, Wahgunyah.
More Information on Rutherglen Golf Club Facebook page or Noel Hince on (02) 6032 9729 or 0438 314 729.
Entry $15 per player.

Rutherglen Golf Club Ladies and Juniors

Congratulations to Jenny Williams winning our first monthly medal for the year, Jenny came in with a nice score of 32, Pat Cooper was right on her hammer with a 31, well done to these two.
March 15 will see a team of L. Butterworth, Pat Cooper, H. Eggleston go to Wangaratta for their bowl, the first for the year; it would be nice to start the year off with a win girls, see what you can do.
There will be no Monday 9 holes next week.
Wednesday 14 home in program is stableford multiplier, don’t think that is going to happen either, so for those that go a stableford event.
Beryl Lloyd had a nice score of 33 pts at the Vets held at our course last Monday, was disappointing not to see more visiting ladies.
Wednesday, March 7: Stableford - J. Williams 32 pts, r/up P. Cooper 31 pts.
Good Golfing.
What a fun day was had by all on Saturday morning, we played a few holes and some very good scores seeing it was only our third Saturday back; next week will be a lesson and then the following week we are going to do 9 holes that will be fun.
Ryn and Paddy both played really great, our head coach was very pleased, it was so close that both the boys were given a ball each, for the record Ryn had 35 and Paddy 36.
Well done to you both, and now we are going to do our first 9 soon, I hope you are going to practice very hard, and don’t forget water, hat and sun block.
Until next week be good.
MRVGA - Corowa Veterans Golf results
This month’s event was hosted by the Rutherglen Golf Club where 26 players, including 6 ladies, enjoyed the club’s hospitality and the course.
Winner’s received dinner vouchers supplied by D’Amicos Italian Restaurant Corowa.
Ladies winner was B Lloyd with a score of 33 S/ford pts playing off a h’cap of 38.
Runner-up was J Harkness with 28 off 38’.
Ball run-down winners were H Eggleston 27, P Cooper 27, L Thompson 27 and J Williams 26.
No NTP winners.
Men’s A grade winner was K Dean with 38 pts off 22 and G Pearce runner-up with 34 off 13.
B grade winner was G Ganning with 38 off 25 and G Iwanick runner-up with a score of 35 off 34.
No NTW winners.
Men’s Ball Run-down winners; J Culhane 32, L Steer 30,J Lackner 31, B Scolyer 33, T Barkley 33and D Edwards 33.
Bottom-up winners; B Ritchie, G Williams, A Nicol, R Jamieson, J Blackburn and C Timma.
Registrations are open for the Tuesday, March 27 event being played at the Thurgoona Golf Club as the final round in the inaugural Murray River Veterans Competition.
Registrations are also open for the April event to be played at the Corowa Golf Club on Monday, April 9.

Howlong Vets Golf

The Hyundai Genesis Howlong Vets competition was held on Monday, March 12.
A beautiful sunny day greeted the field with another great turnout of 56 men and 25 women hitting the course.
The score of the day came from the Men’s A Grade winner Ian Williams, with a score of 42.
Tom Johnson was runner-up with 37 on a countback.
John Steven’s had a great day out winning the Men’s B grade with 39.
George Lee scored 38 and was runner-up on count back.
Beverley Simpson won the day in the ladies’ division with a score of 39 points to blitz the field.
Dot Reitenbach finished runner-up with 33 points on a countback.
Glenda Marshall took out the nearest the pin on the 5th and with Christine Dunkinson taking the honours on the 8th.
Men’s nearest the pins were won by George Lee who took the prize on the 2nd, Peter Smith 5th and Robert Bevan on the 8th.
A big thank you for the great work from our volunteers Barry Bird, Carol Bird and Dave Lowe who cooked the free barbecue for all of the players.
On March 28 Howlong Golf Resort is hosting its annual Ladies Open Day.
The event is completely sold out and promises to be a great day.
The next Hyundai Genesis Howlong Veterans competition is on Monday, April 16, with an 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 only $5 and this will affiliate you with the NSW Veterans. If you are affiliated with another state’s veterans competition you are more than welcome to play.
If you have any questions or would like to play, call the Howlong Golf Shop on (02) 6026 5822.

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