Medal won with a birdie

By Tatura Guardian

Michael Suster won the CMGU monthly medal on Saturday with a round of 87-20-67, which included a birdie on the seventh and four pars.

Tom McConchie won A-grade with 84-15-69, Steve Haigh was runner-up with 74-3-71 and Lou Villani was runner-up in B-grade with 96-26-70.

In the ball run-down, Graham Meneilly and Darren Carter had 72, Matt Miller and Ray Flett 73, Dave Roberts 74, Jeff Huddle 75, John Keller, Peter Baird, Mike Jeffers, Paul Berg and Bryan Miller 76 on count back.

Darren Carter won nearest-the-pin on the third hole, sponsored by Lewis Homes, James Young won on the sixth (Tatura Post Office), Scott Carter won his own sponsorship (Tatura Engineering) on the ninth and Michael Suster won on the 14th, sponsored by A-1 Freight Delivery.

Gail Wootton won the women’s competition with 112-41-71, Judy Baker was runner-up with 92-20-72 and line balls went to Sheryl Curran 73, Sharon Jeffers and Di Day 75.

Jan Coe won nearest-the-pin on the third and Judy Baker won on the 14th, while Sheryl Curran won neatest-the-pin on the sixth and ninth, as well as the jackpot on the ninth.

Order of merit

Steve Haigh will receive his first voucher from Brady Bourke’s Tatura Family Butcher for scoring the equivalent of 137 stableford points on the four Saturdays in May, with John Fanning second with 128 points.

Josie De Ieso won the women’s event with 123 points and Robyn Downs scored 106.


Alex Howson tidied up the club championships when he beat Steve Zolich 2-1 for the seniors championship on Saturday.

Alex won the B-grade championship last Sunday and will now have to decide which shirt to flaunt each Saturday, despite the cold.

The club congratulates not only the winners but all who took part in the championships, which provided many close contests.


Trevor Allen won Tuesday’s stroke competition with a round of 87-18-69 and Steven Haigh was runner-up with 73-2-71 on a count back.

Graham Meneilly and Bryan Miller both had 71, Glen Pearce 72 and Col Barlow won nearest-the-pin.

Garry Reese scored 40 stableford points on Thursday to win the event by four shots from Ray Flett.

Playing off a 10 handicap, Reese was just four over par on the front nine and two over on the back when others in the field struggled in the wind.

James Ibbotson won nearest-the-pin and consolation balls went to Fred McMahon 35, Glen Pearce, Dave Cornwall and Bryan Miller 34 points.

IGA chook run

There were 25 starters in Thursday’s competition which was won by Scott Carter with a nett 33, two strokes clear of runner-up Darryl Phillingham.

Phyl Fiddes won nearest-the-pin and consolation balls went to Barb Nation, Jeff Huddle and Judy Ashcroft 36, Bryan Miller and John Bunn 37, John Mapson, Phyl Fiddes and Josie De Ieso 38 on a count back.

Coming events

The Victorian Par-3 Championships will be played at Ky-Parkland this week.

The women’s 36-hole event will be played on Wednesday and Thursday, while the men will play on Friday and Saturday.

Hill Top’s Queen Birthday Weekend Tournament begins on Saturday with a stableford competition for men and women sponsored by Brown Brothers.

There is a gentsomes competition on Sunday for teams of two men or mixed and a four-ball stableford on Monday. Entries may be made online or at the club.

Presentation night will be held on Saturday, June 16, at which winners of major club competitions will receive their trophies and members will celebrate with them. Please make up a table and book at the club.

— Foozle