Golfers were busy with a Rotary Charity Golf Day on Sunday as well as their Saturday competition.
With 58 players participating on Saturday, the competition was going to be good. Divi- sion 1 was won by Niel Duncan, with a +4 score. Runner-up on +3 was Paul Pymont, who warded off Greg Webb also on +3. In Division 2, Adam Currey scored +2. Gra- ham Newport was runner-up on countback. The ball sweep went ‘Square’.
The NTP’s went to: 9th–R Smith; 18th–M Spice. Visiting player was Adrian Acheson, back in Forbes for the weekend.
In Sunday’s Annual Forbes Rotary Charity Golf Day, 36 players played a 3-person Ambrose format, shotgun start at 9am, timed to beat the heat.
Scratch winner was the team of N Duncan/P Barnes/S Grallelis with a 67, snaring five birdies. Scratch runner-up was the team of R Williams/G Webb/S Uphill, with a score of 71. Handicap winner was the team of B Shine/S Shine/V Lane, using a modest handicap to score 59 5/6. Run- ner-up was the team of T West/F Emmett/L Jordan with a handy 61 1⁄2 off a higher handicap.
The NTP’s went to: 9th – A Summerhays; 18th – P Barnes. The Lucky Card draw went to D and B Slack-Smith/J Nottingham.
In the Wallace Cup, Todd Callaghan won the semi-final against Ian Bown, finishing 2-up. Todd plays Steve Grallelis in the Final.The first round of the Summer Sixes comp was played last week, with 28 teams participating.
We wish the Lachlan Valley District team including three Forbes players good luck in the Country Championships, held at Goulburn this weekend. Don’t forget the Forbes Nissan Classic on the weekend of 9/10 November.
Junior Coaching sessions are going well. Adrian has developed a fun-inducing development pattern and welcomes more kids. Contact Adrian for details 0423 356 670.
By Short Putt