After being washed out over the past two weeks a good field of 67 players registered for the Tuross Head Veterans’ golf Stroke and Putts event, the game also being the deferred first round of the vets championships for 2020. Winner on the day with a magnificent score of 27 net was Bruce Martin. Bruce was followed closely by Jennifer Gray on 28, Ross MacAlpine on 29 and Mike Birks on 30.
Ball winners this week were Barry Hoban on 30, Rob Nash, Ian Manton, Henry Anderson, Des Jackson, Ron Hanlon, Jeanette Miller and Steve Gardner on 31, Peter McRae and Paul Pereira on 32, Peter Frost, Gayle MacAlpine, Gail Rogers, Les Johanson, Andrew Gordon, Neal Watson and Richard Wharton all on 33, and finally after multiple count backs Ann Challender, Len Rogers and Rick Brake on 34.
David Williams won the putting competition from Frank Pomfret and Steve Collins on count back, all three players recording 12 putts for the nine holes played. Blaise Madden struggled all day and was this weeks recipient of the infamous Bradman award.
The second and final round will be played on Wednesday 4 November 2020.