THE Club Championships sponsored by Dennis O'Connell were completed over the weekend in trying conditions.
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The recent rain has improved the grass cover on the course and the softer ground has slowed the run of the ball.
The field was smaller on Saturday as a result of some of our members being unaware that golf was back on.
Twenty-four golfers played the third round of the championship.
Anthony Miller showed some of his latent potential with a fine round of 83/67 to win A grade and push him into one of the final groups for Sunday.
Anthony won the A grade monthly medal.
The runner-up was Marty Hotham with a fine round of 80/70. Marty also won the A grade scratch ball.
Rob McGrath was the winner of the A grade putting with 31 putts.
Mark Mathews was on his game to win B grade with 88/69 and win the B grade monthly medal and the B grade scratch ball.
Kevin McGrath was the B grade runner-up. Kevin won the B grade putting with 31 putts.
Balls went to Barry Lang, Dom York and Kim Rawlings.
Sunday featured a similar number of golfers to Saturday, all keen to have a good round to finish the championships on a high note.
A grade winner on Sunday was Dom York with 76/68 and Darren Gordon was the runner-up.
Luke Christie-Johnston was the B grade winner with 88/71 and Mark Mathews was the runner-up.
The competition for the Club Champion was between Rob McGrath and Dom York.
Dom worked hard in the first nine holes and closed the gap to two shots before Rob gradually pulled away on the back nine to win the Club Championship by five strokes with a total of 310 for the four rounds.
The B grade scores were fairly close with Barry Lang having a two-shot advantage after the third round.
Anthony Miller was on his hammer all the way around but a chip in for birdie on the 16th hole sealed the win for Barry.
Luke Christie-Johnston was too strong in C grade and had a comfortable win.
Mark Mathews was the C grade stableford winner.
A total of 35 members played over the four days of the championships.
There will be a stableford competition on Good Friday and a stableford competition again on Saturday.
The club continues to observe the social distancing restrictions, playing in twos and one person in a golf cart.
The pro shop is open to register and collect a scorecard and the kitchen is providing takeaway food.
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