Photo: Michael Coulter from Tura Beach is the Tuross Head Country Club Open Champion 2018.
Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown
The Tuross Head Country Club nine hole golf course has recently been rated as one of the best in Australia and last weekend, local and visiting golfers, competed for the 2018 36 hole Open Championship .
The course is without doubt in its best condition ever, with excellent fairways, mown roughs, and it’s Hallmark ,challenging well manicured greens.
Scratch and net winners:
Michael Coulter, from Tura Beach, won the Tuross Head Country Club Open Championship with a scratch score of 141 strokes. Michael was closely followed by Jason Nikolic with 143.
Paul Pereira of Tuross Head was the overall net winner with 139 strokes, with Ken Brown also from the home club, finishing with 141 which edged out Paul Israel for the second spot.
Overall grade winners were:
A grade scratch winner was Gavin Fitzgerald of Moruya with 153 strokes.
Scratch runner up was won by Leigh Coloe on 154.
Brad Doolan was presented with the A grade net winner award with 143 strokes and
Adam Husband was runner up with 145.
B grade scratch winner was Steve Swanbury from Tuross Head with a score of 175 strokes ahead of Steve O’Shea 179.
Terry O’Connor of Moruya was awarded the net division section with a score of 143 strokes and Leigh Chalk was runner up with 147.
C grade golfer Peter McRae scored 186 over the 36 hole tournament to take out the scratch division with 186 with Peter Hogan filling second placing with 187.
The net best was Paul Israel who handed in a card of 141 strokes ahead of Derek Hoare with 144.
Saturday December 1 results Round 1
A grade scratch golfer Michael Coulter 70, runner up Jason Nikolic 70 second on a countback.
Net winner was Craig Garn 69 with Rick Monopoli second on a countback.
Nearest the pins: Michael Barnes, Brad Doolan, Leigh Coloe.
Golden Shot: Craig Garn and longest drive Gavin Fitzgerald.
B grade scratch winner was Marty Booth from Ian McManus 87.
Net winner Leigh Chalk scored a net 70 from Peter Garp 71.
Nearest the pins: Paul Scholze, Kevin Healey and Leigh Chalk.
Longest drive: Kevin Healey.
C grade scratch winner was awarded to Peter Hogan with 91 strokes ahead of Paul Pereira 92.
Greg Johnston 68 won the net competition from Ian Kingston 70.
Nearest the pins: Peter Dugan with Mike Allen closest on two holes.
Longest drive: Peter McRae.
Sunday December 2 results Round 2
A grade scratch winner was again Michael Coulter with 71 strokes and Jason Nikolic
was the runner up with 73.
Ken Brown 71 won the net division from Adam Husband 72.
Nearest the pins: Peter Keogh, Leigh Coloe and Jason Nikolic.
Longest drive went to Bradley Foster and Michael Driscoll won the Golden Shot competition.
B grade scratch winner was Ian Lawson with 85 strokes ahead on a countback from Steve Swanbury.
Net best was Tony O’Connor with 68 ahead of Kevin Dukes with 72.
Nearest the pins: Trevor Jones, Ian McManus and Bruce Cleeve.
Longest drive: Jim Wade.
C grade player Peter McRae with 87 strokes won the scratch event from Steve Johnston.
Net winner: Paul Israel with 71 strokes ahead of Gerry Strickland 72.
Nearest the pins: Nick Boom, Lance Shadbolt and Ian Kingston.
Longest drive: Nick Boom.
Monthly Medal Stroke
Scoty Single Stableford
Entry and Time Sheets via Golf Magic at the Sports Bar
Opening Day. Shotgun Start.
4 Person Ambrose
Hit off time 7.45 am for 8.30am start.
Play 18 holes each Thursday in a mixed stableford competition
Select own times.
MEN AND LADIES VETERAN GOLF
7.45 am for 8.30 shotgun start
2 Person Ambrose
Monday January 7
9 hole shotgun start 9.15 am for 9.30 am
Men and lady golfers
9 Holes $20 18 Holes $30
Reciprocal golf clubs 9 or 18 holes $15
7 day gold pass $80
9 Holes $20 18 Holes $35
THCC competition golfers
Buggy hire $5 Golf Clubs $15
Saturday and Sunday
December 1st and 2nd
The Tuross Head Country Club Men’s Golf Open will be held over the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December.
36 Hole Scratch
Daily 18 Hole Competition
A, B and C Grade
Winners and Runner Up’s N.T.P’s, Long Drives and Golden Shot
Entry Fee $50
Includes Lunch Both Days
Entry Via Golf Magic Console or entry form below
Tuross Head Country Club Men’s Golf would like to thank their
major and minor sponsors for this event.
Tuross Head Country Club
Trevor and Brendan Jones
G.J. Gardner Homes
ECC-East Coast Carts Batemans Bay
ALM-Australian Liquor Marketers P/L
Augusta Golf Carts P/L
Moruya Jockey Club
Tuross Beach Holiday Park
The Tuross Head Country Club course has been rated one of the best in Australia.After an inspection of the club by a judging group from Australia’s major golf magazine publication, the course has been included in the top 25.
After an inspection of the club by a judging group from Australia’s major golf magazine publication, the club has been included in the top 25.
The selection criteria states they were looking for golf courses that stood apart from others, provided a mixture of entertainment value, scenery, course conditioning, and venues that could be played many times without losing their attraction.
Members, staff and management can take much of the credit for this rating at Tuross Head, due to continued improvements to the course under the direction of course superintendant Tim Watson and his ground crew and assisted by volunteer workers from the golfing sub clubs.
Recent improvements include installation of concrete pathways, flower beds on golf tee areas, coloured distance markers, and drainage on the well maintained fairways and greens.
A Tuross Head veteran golfers competition was being played when the inspection took place and features in the drone video which appears on iseekgolf.com. This company is Australia’s main website for everything golf.
They have been in business for 25 years providing customers with highly integrated software applications to run their businesses more productively. A new partnership between iseekgolf.com, and some of Australia’s major golf publications has just been announced. Micropower CEO Bill Owens said the partnership would strengthen their position of the golf website with current web page views averaging 950,000 each month. “iseekgolf.com will now get full access to a broader network of journalists PGA professionals and other golfing identities to draw on the experience of some leading industry insiders,” he said. GMG’s main aim is to grow website traffic and improve the overall content available.
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It has been placed 24th in the list after the inspection of many clubs throughout Australia by the judging group.
Members, staff and management can take much of the credit for this rating due to the continued improvements to the course under the direction of course superintendant Tim Watson and his ground crew but also due to the volunteer cash and work input of the golfing sub clubs.
A Tuross Head veteran golfers competition was in place when the inspection took place and feature in the drone video which appears on iseekgolf.com.
Micropower, owner of iseekgolf.com, is a leading provider of software solutions to the club, marina and construction industries in Australia.
They have been in business for 25 years providing customers with highly integrated software applications to run their businesses more productively. A new partnership between iseekgolf.com, and some of Australia’s major golf publications has just been announced.
Micropower CEO Bill Owens said the partnership would strengthen their position of the golf website with current web page views averaging 950,000 each month. “iseekgolf.com will now get full access to a broader network of journalists, PGA professionals and other golfing identities to draw on the experience of some leading industry insiders,” he said.
They are currently deployed in over 60% of golf clubs, 30% of private clubs and in an increasing number of sports and social clubs across Australia.
Tuross Head Men’s Open
Tuross Head Men’s Open
4 Person Ambrose
Entry via Golf Magic at the Sports Bar
THURSDAY MEDLEY GOLF
Play 18 holes of stableford golf each Thursday.
Select a time to suit yourself.
Open to both men and ladies.
President v Captain
NSW SCHOOL HOLIDAYS DECEMBER 18TH TO JANUARY 29TH
4 Person Ambrose
Stroke and Putts
7.45 am for 8.30 am start
Monday December 10 9.00 am for 9.30 am start
Coffee or luncheon presentation
9 holes $20
18 holes $30
7 Day Gold Pass
Reciprocal Golf Club Members
9 Holes or 18 holes $15