Warwick Judge fired the perfect shot during play in the Sunday Stableford Medley, scoring a hole-in-one on the 9th. This finely struck pitching wedge, finished off a good round, having started on the back-9. This is his second, but most satisfying, hole-inone as it was a pure golf shot.
Saturday was the 4-Ball Stableford Multiplier, sponsored by the Tuesday golfers.
This format requires good arithmetic, which is second nature for the Tuesday golfers who manipulate their stories well.
The winners were Brian Doyle and Greg Webb who combined well to finish with 81 points, despite only managing a point each for a multiplier ‘1’ point on the last hole.
Runners-up were Tom Edols and Milton Cartwright, who managed 80 points, which included a few ‘zero’s’ on their card. However, these misses were offset by a ‘12’ and a number of 9’s.
The ball sweep went to 67 points, going to: 81 – Doyle/G Webb; 80 – Edols/ Cartwright; 76 – Chandler/Bown; 74 – Dawson/ J Betland; 71 – Howe/G Betland; 68 – Rhodes/R Webb and 67 – Besgrove/Sallaway.
The NTP’s went to: 9th – B Doyle; 18th – S Sallaway.
The multiplier effect can produce unexpected results. One player’s good play (Andrew Dukes with an eagle on the 6th) can be offset by a miss by their partner (Mike Spice missed his putts) to record a zero.
As always, continuous scoring is important. While 9’s and 12’s are good, the best individual hole score was achieved by Troy Howe and Geoff Betland, with a ‘16’ on the 7th.
On Sunday the Stableford Medley had 14 participants who ensured their shot making was good.
The winner for the day was Michael B Wood with 38 points, who needed the count back to pip Warwick Judge, also on 38.
The ball sweep went to 36 points, being collected by Ash Tucker and Jill Cripps. The NTP’s were easily decided – Warwick Judge on the 9th and Mike Wood (the dad) on the 18th.
The LVDGA Men’s 4BBB District Final is set to be held at Forbes on 5th August. The winners go to Bonneville for some fun time.
Nominations are needed for the Sand-Grass Greens Championships set for 18th, 19th August. Nominations close on 6th August. There is a ‘4-for-3’ nomination incentive and also a team prize.
By Short Putt