First round of the Barmen’s Trophy was played last Saturday. It was jointly sponsored by Ab Towney and Coachwell Australia, and attracted 48 starters.
The Barmen’s Trophy is the best of four of five rounds with mystery partners picked for each. Mitchell Cusack and Mark Redfern won round one with 70 points on a countback from Michael McMaster and Rod Irwin.
Next came Ray Fabar and Robert Baker 68, David Ryan and Bernard Smith 68, Gary Cusack and Ben McCarthy 67, Tony Cowan and Stephen McCarroll 66, Peter Cornish and Mitchell Spradbrow 66, David Wilson and Ron Cowan 65.
Ron Stubberfield Toyota Terrific Tee Shot winners were Robert Baker third and 16th, Luke Brydon eighth and Mitchell Cusack 14th.
Kevin Reid won the McCarthy-Staggs Tiling nearest the pin in two shots on the fourth.
McDonald’s Biggest Whack winners were Lewis Stanley A grade and Neil Hollow B Grade.
The Brydon Encouragement Award to Brent Staggs and Rodney Cunynghame with 24 points apiece.
Handicap changes are: Chris Veech 8 to 7, Kevin Whale 20 to 19, Mitchell Cusack 3 to 4, Neil McCabe 16 to 17, Bernard Smith 14 to 15 and David Wilson 19 to 20.
The finals of the Kiss Trophy are looming.
Last week’s results were Col Arnold def Lance Noakes, Paul Hannelly def Alan Ritchie, David Naveau def David Ryan, Kevin Athanasiou def Russell Gersbach and Mitchell Cusack after being four down came back and defeated Robert Baker two and one.
The next round has Col Arnold playing Bill Bright, Paul Hannelly playing David Naveau and Kevin Athanasiou playing Mitchell Cusack.
Tomorrow’s event is the July Monthly Medal sponsored by the Wellington Soldiers Memorial Club and round eight of the F and J Gersbach Trophy.
The event is to be played as an individual stroke.
Next week is a four-ball, aggregate stableford kindly sponsored by Rodney Cunynghame and Ian Manning as well as round three of the Cornish Trophy.
The draw for the next round of the Cornish Trophy will not be available until Saturday as not all rounds
had been completed at time of going to press.
A Family Fun Golf Day is being held on Sunday July 15.
At great value, just $30 includes a nine-hole Ambrose for a group of four and barbecue lunch.
Registrations at the club on the day at 8.30am for a 9am tee-off. Early registrations are encouraged especially for catering purposes.
For details contact Marie Cornish 0407 458 413 or Alan Ritchie at the Club 6845 2130.