Dot still sets the pace on course

January 19, 2018

Kent Davies with his prize for winning Saturday's medal.

Dot McGillivray tasted success, winning division one on Saturday and Wednesday

John Mugavin after his division two win on Thursday.

Alan Stobaus was Thursday’s medal winner.

Helen Carlin was Saturday’s division two winner.

Murray Green, after his division two win on Saturday.

NINE ladies played a stableford round at Heathcote Golf Club on Wednesday.

Dot McGillivray continues to post winning scores with 33 points to take the division one honours on a countback from runner-up Anne Bainbridge-Robb. Amanda Long also played well to secure the division two prize with 34 points. Carol Stuart was nearest the pin on the 18th hole and Dot nailed a birdie on the 13th.

Thursday, January 11:

A total of 27 men, including a visitor from Melton Valley Golf Club in Russell Stevenson took part in a stableford event on Thursday.

Alan Stobaus took on all contenders, achieving his best competition round at Heathcote, firing a 74-12-62 to secure both the medal and the division one trophy.

Alan’s exceptional golfing day didn’t just include the stroke events but he also snared the 18th hole NTP and superpin to head home with a full gunny sack.

Visitor to the course, Russell Stevenson played well, scoring 78-13-65 to take out 2nd place and a ball in the rundown. John Mugavin also had a day out, scoring 89-23-66 to achieve a division two win. Ball winners were Bryan Wearne (69 off the stick), Paul Spedding 71, Adrian Goudie 72, Mick Tobin 73 and David Baldock 73. Birdie ball to John Mugavin at the 16th.

Saturday, January 13:

A good field of 11 ladies vied for the stableford event trophies on Saturday.

Dot McGillivray is obviously a good finisher as she again won division one on a count-back. This time Dot’s 36 points just shaded Laurence Bargibant’s own 36 points.

Laurence birdied the 13th hole and is now scoring well at the Heathcote course. Helen Carlin is still managing to find room in her trophy cabinet, winning division two with 34 points also on a count-back from Sue Green. June Roberts took out the 8th hole NTP.

On the same day, 31 men played in the medal event in cool conditions and Kent Davies shot another great round of 72-6-66 to be the division one and medal winner.

Kent’s score, together with that achieved by division two winner Murray Green (91-22-69), were well ahead of the rest of the wolf-pack.

Ball winners were: Adrian Goudie 71 nett, Sir William Ring 71, Ian Frost 71, Craig Hough 71, Alan Stobaus 73, Willie Laird 73 and Bryan Wearne 73. NTPs went to Sir William (13th), Ian Frost (16th) and on the 18th hole, Ian Frost (A grade 18th), Alan Stobaus (B grade) and Craig Hough (C grade and superpin). Michael Chilcott (visitor) claimed a par ball.

Coming events:

Today: Ladies’ stableford.

Tomorrow: Men’s stableford.

Saturday, January 20: Ladies’ and men’s GOTY stableford.

Saturday, February 3: Men’s fourth and final round Summer Championships.

Saturday, February 10: Paton Day — Ambrose 4s (any combination).

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