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THCC Golf Program February 2020

By |2020-01-26T13:27:45+11:00January 26th, 2020|Categories: Golf Events - THCC, Uncategorized|

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Michael Hogan wins par golf competition

By |2020-01-21T11:41:09+11:00January 18th, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head Country Club men’s golfers competed in a par competition last Saturday with three players finishing with equal scores of plus 2 in a contest for first place.
Michael Hogan was awarded the winner on a countback with Bruce Brawn filling second position and Troy Kingdom third.
Kane Duncan and Peter Garn both finished on plus 1 to take out the remaining awards.
Balls were awarded down to a score of minus 1.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade player Stephen Walker on the 4th hole, Ken Brown on the 6th and C. Rowe was closest on the 7th hole.
B grade golfer Greg Booth was best on the 4th hole and Bruce Martin won the 6th hole.
R. McDonell won the 4th hole and Paul Medwin the 6th hole.

On Australia Day Sunday January 26th, club golfers Peter Mostyn and Paul Ferguson, have organized a two person Ambrose competition whereby the dark side of town challenges the beach side of town.
This memorial event will be for dedicated to Shoey and past members.
An invitation is extended to visitors and those not playing to wander down, watch some excellent golf, and to attend the presentation later in the afternoon.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Robert McDonell with a score of 41 points.
George Studham, who also returned a card of 41, was placed second on a countback.
Colin Fletcher with 40 points and Trevor Inness with 39 points were the remaining place getters.
Nearest the pins were won by Jim Wade, Peter Garn and Brad Doolan.
Balls were awarded down to 35 points.

Photo: Event sponsor Michael Elfar congratulates par winner Michael Hogan.

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown.

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Ron Rogers leads field home in stableford competition

By |2020-01-12T17:41:42+11:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

A strong field competed in the Tuross Head Country Club stableford competition on Saturday January 11.
The field was welcomed by event sponsor George Studham who travels down from Cairns in North Queensland each year and is a strong club supporter.
Ron Rogers was the winner of the single stableford competition with 40 points edging out Brendan Taylor on a countback.
Tuross Head member and well known south coast golfer Colin Houghton filled third position with 39 points.
Colin also had the satisfaction of recording an eagle on the par 5 18th hole
Countbacks again featured in deciding the remaining award placings with John Eglitis and Michael Elfar also both carding 39 points.
Balls were awarded down to 35 points.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade golfer Leigh Coloe on the 4th hole, Ken Brown on the 6th and Bob Hay was closest on the 7th hole.
B grade best was Paul Scholze on the 4th, Ian Manton on the 6th and Paul Scholze also won the 7th.
Closest of the C grade players was Nigel Baring on the 4th, Herb Muriwai won the 6th and Shane Gschwend won the 7th hole.
The coming Saturday event is a single par round.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Mitchell McLean with 40 points ahead of Leigh Coloe, Graeme Bell and Trevor Jones who all finished on 39.
Nearest the pins were won by Wayne Fullerton who was closest on both the 4th and 6th hole.
Darrell Kildy won the 7th hole.

Photo: Ron Rogers is congratulated by event sponsor George Studham.

Photo: Courtesy Graeme Sindel.

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Colin Houghton wins Scoty competition

By |2019-12-24T09:34:26+11:00December 21st, 2019|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head men’s golf stableford competition this week resulted in a win for Joel Hilliard.
Joel had a score of 41 points and won on a countback from Glen Shearer.
Well known district golfer Colin Houghton filled third place with 38 points.
Robert McDonell and Richard Wharton, who both also scored 38 points, filled the remaining award
positions.
Balls were awarded down to 32 points.
An Irish 4 Ball competition held in conjunction with the single stableford event resulted in a win for
Reg Apps, Bob McDonell, Ron Rogers and Glen Shearer with a total score of 93 points.
Two end of the year annual events were also determined this week with John Phyland winning the 2019 Eclectic competition ahead of Colin Houghton.

Colin Houghton though emerged as the winner in the annual Scoty competition with Al Gannon the runner up.
Nearest the pins were won by A grade golfers John Phyland on the 4th, Colin Houghton on the 6th and
Steve O’Shea won the 7th.

B grade best was Paul Scholze on the 4th, Reg Apps won the 6th and Peter Garn won the 7th hole.
Mick Elfar was best on the 4th hole and Steve Johnston was closest on the 6th hole.
Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Roger Chappell with 41 points beating Stephen Swanbury on a countback.
Colin Houghton filled third placing and Jim Wade followed with 39 points.
Nearest the pins were awarded to Trevor Jones on the 4th hole, Greg Booth on the 6th and Stephen Swanbury on the 7th.

Photo: Colin Houghton, Scoty winner, with men’s vice president David Schmid.

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown

 

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Wayne Fullerton: Stableford Winner

By |2019-12-17T14:06:39+11:00December 14th, 2019|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

Wayne Fullerton, with a high stableford score of 41 points, was the winner of the Tuross Head men’s golf competition on Saturday. Wayne was followed by Roger Chappell with 39 points, filling second spot on a countback from Shane Gschwend and Martin Booth who all scored 39 points. Bruce Cleeve, with 38 points, was the remaining award winner.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade golfer Ian Lawson on the 4th hole with 1.41 m.
Dave Gray won the 6th with 2.00 m and
Ken Brown the 7th with 4.10 m.
B grade player Trevor Jones was closest on the 4th hole with 1.25 m.
Greg Booth was the best on the 6th with 2.50 m and
Trevor Jones also won the 7th with 10.58 m.
Best of the C grade players was Shane Gschwend on the 4th hole with 2.93 m.
Graeme Bell won the 6th with 4.08 m and
John Eglitis was closest on the 7th with 4.87 m.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Tony Russell with 40 points beating Paul Rowe on a countback.
Desmond Jackson filled third position with 39 points and Joel Hilliard followed with 38 points.
Nearest the pins were won by Steve Swanbury and Colin Houghton who was closest on both the
6th and 7th holes.

Photo: Wayne Fullerton

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown

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Veteran Golfers Christmas Celebration

By |2019-12-17T14:10:57+11:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Golf Events - Vets, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head Country Club Veteran Golfers celebrated the end of their busy 2019 year of activities with a festive Christmas party at the club’s Oceanview Restaurant on Wednesday December 11th.

Over 110 guests were entertained throughout the afternoon with an entertaining programme full of song, humour and laughter.
The Tuross Head Singers, and individual songs performed by Steve Johnston and Graeme Heuston added to the festive celebration of a very successful golfing year.

Duel master of ceremony presenters, Colin Fletcher and Herb Muriwai, conducted roasting sessions covering a wide range of members and highlighted their high and low character points, much to everyone’s enjoyment.

Tuross Head veteran’s president, Ian Manton, made reference to the close association members of the  sub-club maintained with each other. Though competitive on the golf course each Wednesday morning, an awareness was maintained to each others personal situation and need for support.  He congratulated his committee for their  hard work during the past year.

All guests supported his compliments on the standard and efficient presentation of the dinner and he thanked the chef and dining room staff.

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Junior Golf 2019 Development Programme

By |2019-12-13T17:00:27+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Golf News, Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

 

The Tuross Head Country Club hosted a Junior Golf Development Programme on Tuesday afternoons from 22 October 2019 concluding on 10 December 2019.

The programme was funded through a grant from the Far South Coast District Golf Association and managed by Tuross Head Men’s Golf.

This year the Programme attracted 5 enthusiastic juniors aged from 8 to 11 years receiving instruction from Narooma based Golf Professional Colin Holmes.

The programme included instruction on Stance, Swing, Putting, Chipping, Driving and Golf Etiquette.

Attached photo shows Andrew Gordon, President of Men’s Golf with Steve Hodge, Secretary Manager of Tuross Head Country Club and junior participants L. to R. Adam Walsh, Fletcher Cobden, Blake Campbell, Scott Watson and Declan Cook.

It is anticipated the programme will again be run during 2020.

 

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Veteran Golfers Christmas Celebration

By |2019-12-17T14:17:49+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Golf News, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head Country Club Veteran Golfers celebrated the end of their busy 2019 year of activities with a festive Christmas party at the club’s Oceanview Restaurant on Wednesday December 11th.

Over 110 guests were entertained throughout the afternoon with an entertaining programme full of song, humour and laughter.
The Tuross Head Singers, and individual songs performed by Steve Johnston and Graeme Heuston added to the festive celebration of a very successful golfing year.

Duel master of ceremony presenters, Colin Fletcher and Herb Muriwai, conducted roasting sessions covering a wide range of members and highlighted their high and low character points, much to everyone’s enjoyment.

Tuross Head veteran’s president, Ian Manton, made reference to the close association members of the  sub-club maintained with each other. Though competitive on the golf course each Wednesday morning, an awareness was maintained to each others personal situation and need for support.  He congratulated his committee for their  hard work during the past year.

All guests supported his compliments on the standard and efficient presentation of the dinner and he thanked the chef and dining room staff.

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THCC December monthly medal

By |2019-12-10T06:42:04+11:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf|

The Tuross Head men’s golfers played in the monthly medal round this week.
Played as a stroke and putt competition over three grades the event is the highlight of the month.
Stephen Walker was the winner of the A grade with a nett score of 67.
George Studham filled second placing with 69 and David Schmid was third with 70 strokes.
B grade winner was Steve Collins with 67 strokes followed by Richard Wharton 70 and Ian Manton finished third with 72.
Nigel Barling was the best of the C grade players with 67, Graeme Bell’s 69 placed him in second place and Chris Cox finished third with 71.
Colin Houghton returned the best lowest off the stick round of 74 strokes.
Balls were awarded down to 74 strokes.
The Golden Shot award was won by Al Gannon with3.19 m.

Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade player Paul Ferguson on the 4th with 2.23 m.
Colin Houghton on the 6th with 3.10 m and
George Studham won the 7th 3.00 m.
B grader Wayne Fullerton was best on the 4th hole with 1.85 m.
Jim Wade scored on the 6th with 2.38 m and
John Phyland was best on the 7th with 8.12 m.
C grade golfer Terry Milliken scored on the 4th with 3.28 m. and
Laurie Kelly was awarded the 6th with 5.70 m.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Robert McDonell with 41 points ahead of
Bruce Lidbury, Desmond Jackson and Paul Rowe who all finished with 39 points.
Nearest the pins were won by Brad Doolan and Herb Muriwai.

Photo: Event sponsor Ian Miller with competitor Graeme Bell. Courtesy Tony Brown

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Leigh Coloe wins 2019 Open Championship

By |2019-12-03T09:10:23+11:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head Country Club Open Championship 2019

Tuross Head men’s golf held the 2019 Open Championship tournament this weekend on a course presented in pristine condition and the club catered for a capacity number of players.
Played over 36 holes on Saturday and Sunday, local and visiting competitors enjoyed a strong competition.
Well known local golfer Leigh Coloe emerged as the club champion with a scratch score of 145 strokes with visiting Campbelltown player Adam Weeks second with 146 strokes.
Tuross club member Tony Brown was the overall net championship winner with 134 strokes ahead of Wayne Fullerton, a runner up on 135 strokes.

The championships were held over three divisions and the results are:

A grade scratch winner: Glenn Evans 150 strokes, runner up Michael Coulter 153.
A grade net winner: Michael Driscoll 140, runner up Mark Haberkorn 140 on a countback.
B grade scratch winner: Richard Wharton 177 strokes, runner up Peter Nikolic 177 on a countback.
B grade net winner: Reg Apps 141 with Peter McRae runner up on 145 strokes.
C grade scratch winner: Steve Johnston 194 strokes, runner up Rob McDonell 195.
C grade net winner: Joel Hilliard 141 strokes with Darren Wilmouth runner up on 144.

Saturday 30th November competition results:

A grade scratch winner: Adam Weeks 71 strokes, Gel Evans runner up with71 on a countback.
A grade net winner: Mark Haberkorn 63 strokes ahead of Ian Law 67.
B grade scratch winner: Peter Nikolic 85 on a countback from Peter McRae.
B grade net winner: Wayne Fullerton 66, Tony Brown 69 strokes.
C grade scratch winner: Derek Hoare 97, Graeme Bell 98.
C grade net winner: Joel Hilliard 68, Colin Kermode 69 strokes.
The Golden Shot award was won by A. Langford.

Sunday 1st December competition results:

A grade scratch winner: Leigh Coloe 74 strokes ahead of Adam Weeks 75.
A grade net winner: Michael Driscoll 67, Tim Watson 70.
B grade scratch winner: Tony Brown 84, Bruce Lidbury 87.
B grade net winner: Bruce Cleeve 69 strokes ahead of Wayne Fullerton on a countback.
C grade scratch winner: Steve Johnston 96 strokes, runner up Robert McDonell 97.
C grade net winner: Darren Wilmouth, Joel Hilliard 73.
The Golden Shot award was won by Adam Weeks.

Thursday’s medley stableford results:

Ian Kingston’s’ 37 stableford points won him this event ahead of Robert McDonell, Bruce Martin and Graham Moore who each finished with 36 points.
Nearest the pins were won by Ian Manton, Marie Mapleson and Steve Johnston.

Super Raffle Prizes:

Helloworld Travel Voucher: Mark Haberkorn
Tuross Beach Caravan Park Holiday: Rex Wood
Moruya Jockey Club “Day at the Races”: Wendy Schmid

Photos: Courtesy Tony Brown

 

 

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