Most golfers dream of getting just one, but long-time member Uri Ylinen scored his fifth Hole-In-One on the 128-metre 13th, on Sunday.
Uri is a bit of a 'Hole-in-One specialist', having already scored three Holes- in-One on this Par 3, and another on the Par 3 15th. Well done Uri!
Thursday's competition was a Medley Singles Stableford played in three divisions, and we welcomed lots of visitors from far and wide, with many good scores returned.
Mark O'Keefe (11) from Muirfield took out Division 1 with 39 points, from Colin Wormleaton (8) on 38 points. Denys Tobin (14) won Division 2 with 38 points from Warren Fuller on 35 points. Derek Wynn (31) won Division 3 with 39 points from Mark O'Beirne from Toukley on 37 points.
Peter Dawe got the longest putt on 2, and NTP's went to Phil Mander on 5, John Nettleton (Muirfield) on 7, Matthew Leese a great shot to 89cms on 8, Reg Harris (The Ridge) on the Pizza 13th, Colin Wormleaton on 15, and Marshal Graham (Bayview) got the Pro Pin Jackpot on 18.
Balls went down to 31 on countback.
Saturday's weather was cloudy and much cooler, making for more pleasant playing conditions for over 100 members and visitors competing in a Medley Single Stableford in three divisions.
Allan O'Brien (10) took out Division 1 with 38 points on countback from Nigel Black (7) from Muirfield. William Mann (18) won Division 2 with 39 points from Geoffrey McCann (15) on 37 points. Division 3 was won by Paul Wilson (22) with 39 points from Donald Wills (27) with 38 points.
Gary Beggs won the longest putt on 2, with NTP's going to Doug Ormerod (Gailes) on 5, Bill Mann on 7, Phil Frost on 8, Nigel Black on the Pizza 13th, Steve Carr on 15, and Peter Thompson won the Pro Pin Jackpot on 18. Balls went down to 31 on countback.
Geoff and Jan Harris sponsored this year's first 'Island Sunday' - an Open 4BBB Mixed - with the McGoldricks providing a scrumptious light BBQ supper at presentation.
Mary and Geoffery Rees combined well to score 45 points to win from Glenys Thompson and Shane Anderson with 43 points.
Over the holidays there will be Medley Single Stablefords every Thursday and Saturday, a 9-Hole Ladies Summer Competition on Wednesdays, and a 9-Hole Chook Run on Friday afternoons. This Sunday will be an Open 4BBB Medley Stableford - visiting golfers most welcome! Social play available every day.
Why not bring the kids for a game of Footgolf in the afternoons - fun for everyone - you just need your sneakers, we have the soccer balls. Bookings, phone 6568-8172.
Happy Holidays - See you at the Nineteenth.