Sunday January 5 was an Open Stableford Medley and the winner was Dale Robertson 37 points. Consolations: R Brown 33; C Hill 31; S Martin 30; T Walker, P Jenkins 29; J Gibbs 27; T Kusky 25; B Dangerfield 24. Saturday January 11 was a Stableford, and the A-grade winner was David Obst 42 points ocb from runner-up Adam Rayner 42. B-grade was won by Robert Cooke 42 and runner-up Russell Chapman 39 ocb. Consolations: Mark Wooldridge 41, C Hill 39; C Gibbons, M Doolan, K Stam, Alan Rayner, M Weston, P Easton, J Bull, R Wagner 38; D Lester, R Paul, T Hall, S McMahon, P Hutchieson, J Muller, W Scott, M Perks, F Donnelly, S Jarick 37; L Bust, C Swift, J Menyweather, P Zandona, G Ridge, A Beggs, T Mooney, A Portelli, R Clark, E Albances, K Brown, L Fox, J Raszkiewicz, R Balhorn 36; B Illingworth, T McLeod, N Hart, I Rowlands, D Cartwright, N Dowling, T Futcher, R Zielke, P Giles, E Martin, Boyd Foster, D Marland, K Stoddart 35. Approach on 9th J Manteit 0.30 and the 15th J Perry 2.20, Gardeners Golden Circle nearest the pin winner on the 4th was D Obst 2.78. Pro’s pinshots: 2nd M Mobbs 0.90, F Lowe, M Algie, J Rach, W Scott, D Lester, L Fox, A Portelli, Kev Barritt 12.5, 4th D Obst 2.78, M Betts, L Bust, K Brown, W Scott, J Redshaw, Ken Barritt 9.20, 8th R Paul 1.98, R Wagner, K Ackerman, G Chandler, M Betts, R Stephens, E Albances 8.87. 14th M Betts 0.40, S Aslett, D Obst, G Loveday, D Lester, K Burton, R Balhorn, M Perks, C Hill, D Cartwright, D Petersen, R Ezzy, E Albances 5.21.
Sunday 12 January was our Opening Day for the 2020 programme. Club Patron Reg Rowe was the official starter hitting the first ball of the season straight down the 1st fairway, well done Reg. Here’s to good golf in 2020 to everyone. The Opening Day competition was a 4BBB Mixed Stableford and overflow 4BBB. Mixed event winners were Cheryl Wright and Ross Wilson with 44 points and the overflow winners were Lionel Bust and Steve Buxton 46. Consolations: P Casey/ P Hutchings, T Barbagallo/ K Rosengreen 42; J Davis/ J Bull, N Weston/ K McFarlane, W Stewart/ K Tischler, K Ackerman /D Crowley, R Cooke/ D Rowley, W and A Chalmers 41. Pinshots: 4th N Weston 1.43 and the 14th P Casey 1.50.
Saturday 18 is the first round of the DGZ Burnett Cup, Sunday 19 will be the second round of the Cup and first round of the Peter Hitchcock Memorial Plate event. Flyers, including conditions of play, and nomination forms for the 2020 Burnett Cup (50th Anniversary) incorporating Peter Hitchcock Memorial Plate are available at the Clubhouse or the Pro Shop. Sponsors again this year for the “Cup and Plate” are DGZ financial planning, Ross Gray Motor City and Scott Burke Solar. Check the clubhouse or the Pro Shop for more information. Nominate ASAP as nominations close Wednesday January 15, 2020 at 5pm. The daily competition for non-Burnett cup players on Saturday is a Stableford.
Thursday’s winner was Peter Hutchieson with 40 points and runner-up was Colin Crowther 39 ocb. Consolations: T Richardson 39; D Hess, J Perry, W Peake 37; D Cartwright, P Stockham 36; Boyd Foster, J Manteit, L DeGeorge, M Murnane 35; B Illingworth, R Hatt, R Shield 34; R Ephraims 33. Pinshots: 2nd L DeGeorge 6.97; 4th R Shield 2.44, P Hutchieson 4.29, E Thomson 2.19, D Cartwright 3.31; 14th R Zielke 1.52, B Illingworth 3.20. Thursday January 16 is a Stableford.
Tuesday’s Stableford winner for the men was Greg McCracken 38 ocb and the ladies competition was won by Del Crowley 37. Men’s consolations: K Stoddart 38; R Wilson, P Menzies 37; T Marrinan 36; B Stewart, B Dansey, B Mackinnon 35. Ladies consolations: C Harrison 35; J Marrinan 34; J Wilson 33; D Rowley 31. Congratulations Errol Thomson for your eagle on the par 4 1st hole, well done. Men’s pinshots: 4th T Marrinan 1.85, L Killer 8.20, the 14th W Dye 7.67, R Balhorn 7.71, and approach 17th N Dowling 0.09, T Marrinan, R Wagner, L Killer, B Dansey, P Hughes, G McCracken, B Mackinnon 163. Ladies approach on 4th J Wilson 0.40, D Crowley, B Gatt, D Hartfiel, M Price 2.53, the 8th D Crowley in the hole, D Searle 1.69 and on the 17th J Marrinan 0.30, and M Price 1.93. The competition Tuesday is a 2- person Aggregate Stableford, secret partners. Shotgun start at 10.00am, register early please.
Saturday was a club trophy and winning with 35 points was Cathy Harrison. Consolations: J Marrinan 34; L Phillips 33; M Mobbs, P Teiniker 32; M Magnusson, C Wooldridge 30. Saturday January 18 is a Stableford. The Ladies Burnett Cup 2020, 4BBB match play is again this year proudly sponsored by DGZ chartered accountants. Maximum field 16 pairs, nominations close Wednesday January 29 at 5pm so be sure to nominate ASAP, the first round to be played on Sunday February 2. A Flyer including conditions of play is at the Pro Shop with nomination forms, or Phone 4151 6706 / 4152 6765.