In keeping with the Elvis flavour, there were surprises in the weather and the golf scores, making for a good weekend.
Saturday’s event was an 18-Stroke sponsored by Rob Allen Livestock Transport, contested by 80 was played in two Divisions.
The A-Division winner was Phil Maher with 67 nett. He enjoyed pleasant conditions and maintained his form, finishing with a birdie. Runner-up was Lee Grierson, who had played early in changeable conditions.
He was 1-under par after the front-9, then parred the back-9 to present a very classy score of 71 nett.
The B-Division had a real surprise, being a nett 63 scored by Garry Pymont, showing his best form for many weeks. Runner-up was Craig Barrett who was noted to have putted brilliantly, but alas his 65 nett was not quite enough.
The ball sweep went to 73 on count back, going to: 63 – G Pymont; 65 – C Barrett; 67 – P Maher; 68 – Mitch Andrews, L Grierson, S Sallaway, S Kirkman; 69 – N Mc- Millan, T Griffiths, G Webb, P Tisdell; 70 – L O’Connor, W Judge; 71 – T Howe, B Squires; 72 – R Morris, D Bayley, M Cahill; A Alley, S Uphill and A Dukes.
The NTP’s went to: 1st – Craig Barrett, 18th – Dave Mylecharane. The Sunday Stableford Medley comp, was played by 15 players in very comfortable conditions.
Bruce Carpenter used his knowledge of the course well to score 38 points, and takethe win ahead of Ray Taylor on 37 points.
The ball sweep went to 35 points, being collected by the two gents above, and Bess Shield and Charles Dwyer, both on 35. The NTP’s went to: 9th – Steve Betland; 18th – Bruce Carpenter.
By Short Putt