There is never a lack of variety for Catalina Vets with a 4 Person Ambrose followed by a barbecue on the menu on Thursday, August 2.
On the Blue Course results for the nine-hole event were as follows:
1st Place: Glenn Felkin, Lionel Pellow, John Partridge & Graeme Skelton with a net score of 28.625
2nd Place: Carl John Mogan, Glenn Shaw, Bob Wilcox & Geoff Sheedy 29.125
The distribution of balls went to 30.375
The Red Course results were:
1st Place: Harry Hadzantonis, Peter Louttit, Keith Bock & Jim Chaffey with a net score of 29.375
2nd Place: Jim Lorimer, John Crichton, Karl Miniotas & George Spanomanolis 29.75
The distribution of balls went to 30.875
Nearest the East Coast Carts pin on the 25th was Glenn Felkin (A Grade) and Geoff Sheedy (B Grade).
On the 7th it was Keith Bock (A Grade) and Helmut Delrieux (B Grade).
Catalina Country Club
August 4 – Men’s Monthly Medal
A Grade: 1st Cameron Banks (6) 72 net, 2nd John Barling (10) 74 net, 3rd Mick Ferrante (9) 77 net
B Grade: 1st Robert Sinclair (14) 71 net, 2nd Alan Boyce (17) 72 net, 3rd Ian Robinson (17) 74 net
C Grade: 1st Dustin Moran (20) 72 net, 2nd Danny Wilson (20) 76 net, 3rd Rick Cuming (20) 76 net
D Grade: 1st Brendon Van Ryn (30) 70 net, 2nd Bill Forge (36) 74 net, 3rd Bob Hughes (31) 75 net
Ball Prize to 79 net
Grade A Gross Winner: Kayne Carmichael 79
Grade B Gross Winner: Jason Finn 91
Grade C Gross Winner: Allan Cameron 97
Grade D Gross Winner: Richard Hedges 105
05 August 2018 – Men’s Stableford
Overall Winners: 1st Guy Edmunds (23) 41 pts, 2nd Ron Winter (26) 41 pts, 3rd Richard Manson (29) 40 pts
Ball Prize to 34 pts
August 5 - Women’s Stableford
Overall Winners: 1st Jill Williams (30) 38 pts, 2nd Colleen Day (17) 38 pts, 3rd Nikki Frank (10) 36 pts
Ball Prize to 32 pts
Tuesday, August 7 - Stableford
A Grade: 1st Chris Wilson (8) 34 pts, 2nd Bruce Dickinson (5) 34 pts, 3rd Steve Potter (11) 33 pts, 4th Cliff Williams (9) 33 pts
B Grade: 1st Ian Binns (18) 38 pts, 2nd Dennis Walsh (17) 36 pts, 3rd Pat Griffin (18) 35 pts, 4th Gerry Aherne (15) 35 pts
C Grade: 1st John Collins (22) 37 pts, 2nd Rick Cuming (19) 37 pts, 3rd Harry Hadzantonis (22) 35 pts, 4th Peter Edwards (20) 35 pts
D Grade: 1st Geoff Lassau (32) 39 pts, 2nd Robert Kolderie (32) 36 pts, 3rd Bob Hughes (30) 35 pts, 4th Phil Spence (25) 34 pts
Ball Prize to 32 pts.
Today a Stroke and putting 6th GNSW Monthly medal round was played with 59 entrants.
Grade A winner was Helen Neave  73 nett.
Runner up was Eileen Davis  74 nett.
Gross A Grade winner was Margaret Dickinson  80 gross.
Grade B winner was Margaret Lyons  72 nett.
Runner up was Helen Wise  73 nett.
Gross B Grade winner was Zenetta Miniotis  99 gross.
Grade C winner was Julie Gercken  74 nett.
Runner up on a countback was Robyn Kennedy  74 nett.
Gross C Grade winner Nanette Childs  108 gross.
Nearest the pin hole 14 Div 1 Sandra Pearson, hole 7 Div 2 Dawn Smith, hole 11 Div 3 Susan Bourke.
Putting Div 1 winner Eileen Davis 27 putts. Div 2 Wendy Hardy 29 putts and Div 3 Robyn Kennedy 30 putts.
Margaret Lyons won the Beach Comber award for the Best Nett score of 72.
A smaller than usual field of only 78 starters played for the August Monthly Medal.
In A Grade the Nett winner with 69 was Peter Collins while the gross winner, with 74, was Roo Foran.
The nett winner in B Grade with 72 was George Clulee and the gross winner was Ryan Staunton with 87.
In C Grade the nett was Franco Munda with 72 with the gross winner, John Cosgrave with 97
The Golden Shot was won by Steve Mercer.
The NTPs were as follows: on the 6th it was Roo Foran, Peter Sutton and Gil Arnold. On the 10th it was Tim Ganderton, Ray McDonnell and Tim Trenholme and on the 12th it was Mick Johnson and Dylan Staunton.
The ball rundown went to 78 c/b.
Tuross Head Ladies
On Tuesday, a determined group of 20 ladies battled their way through the strong winds and cold conditions to play in their 6th medal round as well as the first round of the club championships.
The medal winner with a very nice score of 71 net was Gayle MacAlpine.
Division one runner up was Marie Muriwai with a 80 net.
Division two winner was Annette Manton with a 75 net, followed by Gail Rogers with a 79 net.
In division three it was Dorothy Madden with a 74 net, followed by Elsa Shearer also with a 74 net.
The golden hole in division one was won by Leonie Snodgrass and in division two it was Dorothy Madden.
Nearest the pin on the sixth went to Kay Lunt. Leonie Snodgrass had the best off the stick score with a 96 gross.
The putting competition after a four way countback went to Wendy Schmid with 31 putts.
Congratulations to everyone on a great competition.
Next week the ladies will play both Monday and Tuesday in the second and final round of the championships.
Tuross Head Country Club
The Tuross Head Country Club men's golfers competed in the monthly medal competition on Saturday and the winners were:
A grade player Ian McManus was successful in this stroke division with a net score of 67.
Allen Gannon filled second placing with 73 with Martin Booth was relegated to third spot on a countback.
B grade best was Steven O'Shea with 68 net strokes ahead of Peter Nikolic on 70.
Tony Brown was third in this group with 71 strokes.
Gerald Strickland was the winner in C grade with a net 71.
Ian Kingston and Desmond Jackson took out second and third placings, both scoring 73.
Colin Houghton returned the lowest 'off the stick' score with a round of 74.
Jason Nikolic's second shot on the par 4 second hole of 1.35 m won him the Golden Shot award.
A highlight of the day was a hole in one scored by Brendan Taylor on the 4th hole.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade player Brendan Taylor on the 4th.
Mark Haberkorn was awarded the 6th with a very close 25 centimetres and Brad Doolan won the 7th with 7.00 m.
B grader Trevor Jones was closest on the 4th hole with 5.44 .
Ian Lawson won the 6th with 3.05 m and Bruce Martin the 7th with 11.05 m.
The best of the C grade golfers was Colin Fletcher on the 4th with 2.39 m.
The coming Saturday event is the Scoty stableford round.
Thursday's mixed stableford medley was won by Bruce Cleeve with a good round of 39 points ahead of Ian Kingston 36, Steve Johnston and Peter Nikolic both finishing on 35 points.
Nearest the pins were won by Trevor Jones on the 4th hole, Rex Wood won the 6th and Ian Kingston the 7th hole.
Tuross Head Veterans
On Wednesday only 48 starters braved the freezing weather to play in a Canadian Foursomes event.
The winners were the husband & wife team of Annette & Ian Manton with a 32.875 net.
Second place went to Graham Moore & Des Jackson with a 36.75 net.
Third place went to Wal Williams & Patrick Sager also with a 36.75.
In fourth place it was Herb Muriwai & Mike Birks also with 36.75.
The Bradmans was awarded to Sandra & Ron Hanlon and the Accuracy drive went to Len Rogers.
Nearest the pins - 4th - John Cox, 6th - Bruce Ware, 7th - Kay Lunt & Rick Brake.
Ball or chocolate went to Leonie Snodgrass & Steve Johnston on 36.875 net, Teri & Steve Swanbury on 37.375 net, Chris & Ian Wratten on 38.25 net and Gayle & Ross MacAlpine on 38.75 net.
Next week will be a single stableford event as well as the Vet's AGM.