Mudgee Veterans Golf Week
VETERANS ANNUAL TOURNAMENT 2014 REPORT
club’s biggest week of golf – The Veterans Week of Golf was held from the 8th
to the 12th September 2014 in beautiful sunshine all week and only a
little wind on Tuesday to test the golfers skill. Our course seemed to be the
winner this year with scores being down on other years, but we are all getting
a little older.
A total of 219
players from 66 clubs from all over NSW took part in the event which is
considered to one of the biggest and best tournaments on the veterans golf
circuit. With a full field every day many entries, once again, had to be sent
back to disappointed golfers.
commenced with all players arriving to a crisp but sunny day. Scores weren’t so
good on the first day, golfers finding our course quite difficult, the scores
did improve as the players became more familiar to the course as the week
progressed. Hopefully all the golfers
enjoyed their week of golf and the very enjoyable dinner night with 242
attending in our clubhouse with great food wine and music on the night.
of many for the week was an eagle scored on our long Par 5 13th by Kerry
Bullen from Murwillumbah.
Thanks again to
Les Mann for attending our tournament as our NSW Veterans representative and
for presenting the sought after NSW Veterans prizes.
Trophy winners were Men’s 1st Phillip Weir from Kiama with 35 points
on a count back from James Cramp, Cabramatta also 35 point and Denis Moss,
Camden Lakeside coming in 3rd also with 35 points on a count back.
Veterans trophy was won by Christine Johnson from Charlestown with 39 points from
Lyn Pettit Port Kembla and Judy Hatton Cronulla 3rd on 35 points.
A Grade Men’s
winner for the 54 hole major event was Barry Tooth Catalina on 101 points from
Jim Pettit, Port Kembla on 100 points and third Phil Weir from Kiama with 98
winner was Ian Roach from Kogarah with 106 points and also the men’s overall
winner from Rud Smith, Howlong on 104 points and third was Geoff Cousins from
Nelson on 93 points on a countback.
C Grade score
with 101 points was Bill Weston Hawks Nest from Ian Betenson Mona Vale with 100
points and very close behind third was Gus Buderus from Forster on 98 points.
The ladies A
Grade Winner for the 54 holes was Annie Scott, Hawks Nest with 97 points 2nd
Diann Simpson Liverpool on 96 points and Gail Morrin Charlestown on 94 points
on a countback.
Johnson from Charlestown won B Grade with 102 points on a countback from Cronulla’s
Judy Hatton also on 102 points and Gwenda Dwyer from Kogarah on 99 points coming
Port Kembla won C Grade with a score of 112 points, second year in a row this
also won Lyn the overall winner for the Col Mathews Shield, also for the second year in a row, Carol
Marriott, Jamberoo came in second with a score of 97 points from Dawn Darley,
Nowra with 91 points third.
results were quite outstanding, Des and Lyn Brownlee were first with a great
score of 49 points from Les Mann and Lois Hayes Camden with a score of 45 points
and third place was Peter Cripps and David Williams Forbes with 44 points on a
The 4BBB on
Friday was the culmination of a very busy, happy and enjoyable week for all
concerned even for the wonderful band of workers who made it the great
tournament that it was.
will see you all back in Mudgee on 7th to 11th September
Marcia Box -
David Halpin - Mudgee Veterans Committee