Brenden Taylor: Runaway par winner

By |2020-02-24T14:12:28+11:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf|

Tuross Head men’s golfers competed in an 18 hole par event on Saturday and Brenden Taylor was the
runaway winner with a high score of plus 7.
Darren Willmouth score of plus 4 saw him fill second place with Paul Ferguson, Martin Booth and Michael Elfar, all finishing with plus 2, taking out the remaining award positions.
Balls were awarded by Tony Russell, the event sponsor, down to a score of minus 2.

Nearest the pins were won by A grade golfers Ron Rogers on the 4th hole, Mark Connor on the 6th and Ken Brown on the 7th hole.
B division golfer Bruce Lidbury won the 4th hole and Peter Hogan won the 6th.
Mick Elfar was the best of the C grade players winning the 4th and Mike Allen won the 6th.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by Glen Shearer with an excellent score of 43 points ahead of Ian Manton 39, Robert McDonell 37 and Ashley Greenwood 35 points.

Photo: Tony Russell, event sponsor, congratulates par winner Brenden Taylor.

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown.

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Lance Shadbolt: Tuross Scoty stableford winner

By |2020-02-18T16:25:14+11:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf, Uncategorized|

Tuross Head Country Club men’s golf Saturday February 15th 2020

Tuross Head men golfers competed in the monthly stableford competition this week and Lance
Shadbolt emerged as the outright winner with a score 0f 40 stableford points.
Consistent golfer John Eglitis filled second placing with 39 points ahead of Michael Hogan on a countback.
Ian Manton 38 points and Michael Elfar 37 filled the remaining award positions.
Balls were awarded down to 31 points.
Nearest the pins were won by A grade golfers Ron Rogers on the 4th hole.
Brad Doolan won the 6th and Ken Brown was closest on the 7th.
John Phyland had a good day winning both the 4th and the 6th hole in B division and Reg apps won the 7th.
Mick Elfar was the best of the C grade golfers winning the 4th hole and Peter Dugan was awarded the 6th.

Jim Madden receives, on behalf of the Moruya Jockey Club,  a presentation plaque from club president Andrew Gordon.

The plaque acknowledges their continuing support for the Tuross Head Country Club men’s open championships, which were held recently.

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown

 

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February Monthly Medal Highlights

By |2020-02-03T13:16:17+11:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf|

Tuross Head monthly medal round, held over three divisions, resulted in many low scores by the competing golfers.
The A grade medal was won by well know south coast player, and Tuross Head member, Brad Doolan with a net 68 score. This was the lowest net score of the day. Brad was closely followed by Paul Ferguson with 69 and Stephen Walker with a net 70.
B grade medal winner was Greg Booth, who won with a score of 69 strokes, ahead of Ian Kingston with
70 and Peter Hogan 71 net strokes.
Nigel Barling was the best of the C grade players and he returned a card of 70 net strokes.
Shane Gschwend and Herb Muriwai, both with 72, filled the remaining positions.
Balls were awarded down to 76 strokes.

Nearest the pins were won by A grade players Brad Doolan on the 4th hole, Adam Husband on the 6th and
Ian Lawson on the 7th.
B grade golfer John Phyland was closest on the 4th, Peter Hogan won the 6th hole and Steve Collins the 7th.
In the C grade division Shane Gschwend was the best on the 4th hole and Rod Bowron won the 6th and Mike Allen the 7th.

Thursday’s medley stableford competition was won by visiting up and coming young golfer Lachlan Nordsvan with 45 points ahead of Steve Swanbury 38, Graham Moore and Bob Hay who both scored 37 points.
Nearest the pins were won by Peter Mostyn, Ron Rogers and Ian McManus.

Photo: Nigel Barling accepts monthly medal from club presenter Trevor Jones

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown

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Mitchell McLean: Tuross Stableford Winner

By |2020-01-27T14:53:07+11:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Men's Golf, Mixed Golf|

Tuross Head Country Club men’s golf Saturday January 25 2020

Tuross Head golfers competed in a stableford competition this Saturday and low handicap young golfer Mitchell McLean was an easy winner with an excellent score of 41 points.
Richard Brake filled second placing with 37 points and Steven O’Shea and Peter Nikolic, who both also scored 37 points, dropping down to third and fourth spots on a countback.
Nigel Barling, with a card of 36 points, was awarded the remaining voucher.
Balls were handed out down to 31 points.
A 2 Ball Multiplier team event held in conjunction with the individual competition was won by Mitchell McLean and Peter Johnston.
Nearest the pins were won by:
A grade golfers Chris Rowe on the 4th hole and Mitchell McLean won both the 6th and 7th holes.
B grade best was Greg Booth on the 4th hole, John Phyland on the 6th and Rex Wood on the 7th hole.
Peter Dugan won the 4th hole for C grade golfers and Paul Israel won the 7th hole.
A highlight of the day was an eagle scored by Christopher Rowe on the par 4 second hole..

The town was divided into two halves on Sunday when the Shoey Classic 2 Person Ambrose Classic was played over 18 holes and generated a strong competition between players each determined to prove their locality generated the best golfers.
The Beachside team emerged as winners with 10 wins against the renamed Enlightened teams 8 wins.

Photo: Mitchell McLean is congratulated by event sponsor Graeme Sindel.

Photo: Courtesy Tony Brown.

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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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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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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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