Our Northern Rivers Divisional Championships were held on a damp Ballina Golf course last Sunday, 8th July 2018. 14 competitors participated in the different events held. In the major events, the Left-handers Open Champion and the Best Overall Net Score (Foundation Trophy) was won by Chris Rose with 81 shots for a net 75. The Net winner for A Grade was Barry Clark with 76. The Ladies Champion is Dot Rose with 106 hits for a net 78 and the Ladies Net winner was Heather Chesham with a 91 net score. B Grade gross winner was Michael Bruggy with 101 hits and a 82 net. The net winner was his brother Peter with 84.
In the Right-handers section, Mark Stenning shot a 82 gross score to win while Matt Pocock took away the best net score of 76. The lady winner for the righties was Jan Lee with 102 gross score for a 87 net. Each winner of these sections received a voucher and a golf ball as a prize.
Nearest to the pins on Par 3’s were Barry Clark on the 5th, Dot Rose on the 5th and Jan Lee on the 17th (each winner received a ball as a prize).
Other scores for day were:
Neil Garrett (13) 97 gross 84 net, *Kevin Copas (19) 93 gross 74 net, Garry Ensbey (20) 107 gross 87 net, Roger Pocock (23) 105 gross 82 net, Phil Chesham (13) 99 gross 85 net. *unqualified player
Our next event is the 6/6/6 multiplier at Murwillumbah GC on Sunday 5th August with 8.30 am START. Our annual challenge day against SE QLD is on Sunday 19th August at Tweed Heads/Coolongatta GC with tee-off time to be advised. Names have to be in prior to this event so that teams can be allocated and grouped with the Qld players. We require at least 16 players for this special occasion so please think about supporting our lefties group and encouraging others to play.