Golf notes

October 25, 2016


A large field competed in Sunday’s Rochester Golf Club four ball stableford event and scoring on the modified course was hot.

David Marshall and Graham Willis combined to shoot 50 points and snare the excellent trophies on offer. Runners-up Richard Feuk and Tim Quinlan came home with 48 points.

Other good scores were Laurie Jackel and Trevor English 46, Leigh and Cheryl Hicks 46, Frank Severino and Bruce Bryant 45 and Steve Malley and Chris Eeles with 43.

David Marshall took the nearest the pin on the fifh.

Wednesday nine hole golf continues to prove popular and this week hit off is 10am. The competition, played on a modified course, is open to all golfers and visitors from other clubs are most welcome.

This Sunday will be an 18 hole stableford event with hit off between 10.30am and 11am. Once again all golfers are welcome to enjoy the course and fellowship.

The annual street stall will take place this Saturday and members are asked to contribute to this excellent fundraiser coinciding with the garage sale weekend.

Cakes and other items will be gratefully received. Enquiries can be directed to Jeanette Kneebone or Ian Clark.

The annual golf trip takes place on Sunday, November 13, to Barham and one vacancy on the bus is available.

Let Ian Pollard know if you wish to be part of this great day.


THIS week’s men’s and women’s competition was played under dry conditions.

In the men’s comp, Dick Henderson won the stroke event (56-16-40) ahead of Kevin McCormack (51-8-43).

Nearest the pin shot on the sevenh: Kevin McCormack.

Straightest drive on the ninth hole: Roy Lewis.

Count the putts winner was Rod McAsey with 14 on countback from Dick and Kevin.

Shirley McAsey was the women’s winner (54-14.5-39.5). Runner up was Faye Latter (66-22- 44).

Count the putts winner was Shirley McAsey with 13.

The fairways are in good conditions and is neat and tidy due to the great work by our volunteers.

The club has members away in WA, QLD and America. We hope they will be home soon and back on the golf course.

Summer golf has begun and any new golfers will be made welcome.

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