Yamba Veterans Golf
On Monday May 23 Yamba Veteran
Golfers played an 18 holes single stableford in glorious Autumn conditions. The
course was in perfect condition but if you strayed into the rough it was hard to
We had a field of 54 starters
which was made up of 34 men and 20 ladies. We had the company of visitors from
Yawani, Singleton and our neighbouring club just across the water Iluka.
The men's nett winner with a
score of 36 points was Erik Pedder who won on a countback from the nett
runner-up Terry Betts also with 36 points. Third placing went to Donald Roberts
on 35 points.
The new nearest the pin
allocations are working well and winners for the men were as follows. On the 3rd
handicaps 0-36 Terry Crowe 41 cms, 9th 0-36 Des Hall 303 cms and on the 12th
25-36 Don Roberts 334 cms. Two holes, the 10th and 17th were not won. Ball
rundown for men went to 31 points.
Now to the ladies. The nett
winner with a score of 32 points was Lorraine Bentley. Good to see Lorraine
back on course after some health problems. Nett runner-up with a score of 31
points was our evergreen Lucy Thompson. Third placing went to Lynne Donsworth
also with 31 points.
Ball rundown for ladies went
to 22 points.
Ladies nearest the pins were
as follows: On the 3rd 0-35 Lorraine Bentley, 9th second shot 26-45 Lynne
Donsworth, 12th 0-45 Kathie Smail and on the 17th second shot 26-45 Virginia
Moore. The 10th hole had no winner.
The major raffle winner on the
day was Alan Tatton with minor prizes going to Julie Vernol and Lucy