Sunny skies and cooler shade welcomed golfers to the course, where some players shot low scores in the Individual Stroke event, sponsored by B&C Autos. But many also had trouble on the greens.
The A-Division was won by Shane Sallaway who finished with a nett 70, the lowest score of the day. On his heels was Josh Coulthurst (71) who finished runner-up.
The B-Division also went low, with Rod Besgrove the winner on nett 71, slightly ahead of Allan Rees on nett 73.
The ball sweep went to 74 on count back: 70 – S Sallaway; 71 – J Coulthurst, R Besgrove; 72 – D Rhodes, D Bayley; 73- J Haley, A Rees, G Falvey, B Parker, D Culley, R Harrison (Parkes), B Everest, J Betland; 74 – C Barrett, D McAuliffe and T Griffiths.
The NTP’s went to: 9th – J Haley; 18th – S Betland. The visitors included Ben Reed (Forster-Tuncurry), and Riall Harrison and Tony Lock from Parkes.
The Stableford Medley on Sunday saw Bruce Carpenter notch up yet another win, scoring 36 points. The runner-up was Barb Drabsch Bayley on 35 points. There was no ball sweep. In the NTP’s, Barb snared the NTP on the 9th but nobody scored on the 18th.
The Winter 3’s competition commenced this week, with results to be advised next week. There is still time to register a team so contact the Pro Shop on 6851 1554 if you are interested.
The Forbes Open is on this weekend. It comprises a 4BBB on Saturday, sponsored by Forbes Livestock & Agency Co, while Sunday has the Open Stroke event. Numbers are strong for this year’s event.
Pro Adrian Lees will run a junior coaching programme through the school second term. Contact the Forbes Pro Shop or Adrian on 0423 356 670 for full details.
By Short Putt