Tuross Tuross Head men’s golfers competed in a stableford event this week and Bruce Brawn emerged as the winner with 42 stableford points.

Paul Ferguson was a close second with 42 points followed by Joel Hilliard with 39 points. Kenneth Brown and Ross Hendy filled the remaining award positions both scoring 38 points.

Balls were awarded down to 34 points.

A separate team event, a novelty 6 x 6 x 6 competition, was held in conjunction with the stableford round and Ron Rogers, Brad Doolan and Trevor Jones with 97 points were the winners.

The Tuross Head Open Championships will be played over 36 holes this weekend. Golfers will compete over A, B and C grade divisions with awards for both handicap and stroke winners. The competition always attracts a full field and visitors are invited to watch some of the top district golfers in action.

Nearest the pins were won by: A grade player Troy Kingdom with 1.08 m on the 4th hole. Ken Brown was closest on the 6th with 1.12 m and Adam Husband won the 7th hole with 4.83 m. B grade best was Richard Kelly on the 4th hole with 6.17 m. Bruce Martin won the 6th with 2.89 m. and Jim Wade the 7th with 1.42 m. C grade player Mick Elfar was awarded the 4th hole with 4.96 m and Rob McDonell won the 6th with 1.15 m.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Roger Chappell with 39 points ahead of Stephen Swanbury 36, Ron Rogers and Beverley Theobald who both finished with 35 points. Balls were awarded to 32. Nearest the pins were won by Ron Rogers, Colin Houghton and Joel Hilliard.

Photo: Bruce Brawn receives award from presenter Stephen Swanbury.                          Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown.

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