Dickie’s top fourball form

By Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Jeff ‘Dickie’ Grant might be in hot demand as a fourball partner following his winning efforts over recent weeks.

After his success with Bob Landy to take out the recent Winter Classic, he continued the form on Saturday, teaming up with George Willis to win the fourball best ball event.

They had 49 points, two clear of Geoff Corboy and Kevin Reeves, with a further shot to third placegetters Laurie Hughes and Rob Armytage.

On Sunday the mixed foursomes was played, with Graeme Willoughby and Pauline Davis taking the handicap trophy with 70.5, on countback from Barry and Jayne Barlow. Scratch went to Brian Bourke and Kerran Leetham with 79.

Nearly 50 players braved a cold Wednesday for the stableford event. Gary Davies had 38 to defeat in-form Barry Barlow by a shot in A Grade, while Wayne Jamieson scored 39 to win B grade, from James Rhook on 37.

Last Thursday the ladies played their foursomes championship, with 18 and 27 hole events. Both the 27 and 18 hole handicap winners were Ali Ferguson and Gayle Beckton with 74 nett, and 27 hole scratch winners were Kerran Leetham and Vicki Brunker with 135.

In other club news, don’t forget the Volunteers’ Day on Sunday where there will be a nine hole competition from 10am, followed by barbecue lunch and refreshments. If you are going to be there, please advise June ASAP.

Also, get your table organised for Christmas In July on Friday, July 13.

The pizza craze continues tonight. If you haven’t been down to the club to check out these ripper pizzas at the best price in town (only $10 for a large pizza), you’re missing out.

The Joker’s Wild jackpot is at a handy $5200 and the members’ draw is steadily climbing and will this week be $600.

Last week’s results:

Saturday, June 23, fourball best ball stableford:

G Willis and J Grant 49, G Corboy and K Reeves 47, L Hughes and R Armytage 46.

Ball comp: G Willis, J Grant, G Corboy, K Reeves, L Hughes, R Armytage, I Fuller, N Metcalfe, G Campbell, R Barnes, J Hunt, M Aitken, B Landy, R Turner, M Rothwell, M Radeski, P Joice, R Yates, J Radeski, G Willoughtby, c/b 42.

NTP: 5th M Radeski, R Armytage; 9th P Joice, F Harrington; 11th G Maddison, D Ramsey; 13th P Joice, F McCalman. Golden hole G Rothwell.

Sunday, June 24, mixed foursomes championship:

Handicap G Willoughby and P Davis 70.5, on c/b B and J Barlow. Scratch B Bourke and K Leetham.

Ball comp: G Willoughby, P Davis, B Bourke, K Leetham, B Barlow, J Barlow, N Purtill, B Purtill, V Kelly, P Lloyd, c/b 74.5.

Wednesday June 27, single stableford:

A grade G Davies 38, r/u B Barlow; B grade W Jamieson 39, r/u J Rhook 37.

Ball comp: W Jamieson, G Davies, J Rhook, B Barlow, B Landy, P Joice, K McMillan, K Pearce, W Hodgson, D Ramsey, J Gibbs, D Grant, J Metcalfe, c/o 34.

NTP: P Seely.

Thursday June 21, ladies foursomes:

18 holes A Ferguson and G Beckton 74, r/u S Simpson and A Bull 76.5; 27 holes A Ferguson and G Beckton 111.5. Scratch K Leetham and V Brunker 135.

Ball comp: C Fuller, P Grant, M Menadue, A Gorsuch, S Simpson, A Bull c/o 112.25.

Tuesday June 26, ladies secret six stableford:

M Smith 16, r/u P Taylor 15.

Ball comp: P Jarratt, J Hobson, S Aitken, M Farrell, B Daniels c/o 12.

NTP: T Catt, F Harrington.