TWENTY-SIX golfers enjoyed almost perfect playing conditions for this time of year during Thursday's social handicap golf.
(min cost $8)
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The final winner of the Mark Hughes Foundation Beanie for Brain Cancer is Harold Lyme with a good score of 26 points.
Golf balls went down to 22 points - Ken Maddison, Andrew Yeo, Don Miller, Laurie Murphy, Mark Matthews, Mick McKechnie, Anthony Borton and Eric Whalan.
The generous sponsor of our July Monthly Medals is Paul Behan.
On Saturday, 33 golfers played in ideal weather conditions for the middle of July.
A grade Medal winner was Zac Elwin with a very good score of net 67. Zac also won the scratch ball with 76 "off the stick" and won the putting with just 26 putts.
Runner-up in A grade for July on a countback was Blake Miller with net 71.
B grade Medal winner was Mick McKechnie with a good score of net 68. Chris Lord, on a countback, was runner-up in B grade with a net 74 and also won the scratch ball with a round of 92.
Kevin McGrath won the B grade putting with 31 putts.
Ball winners were Hamish Anderson, Luke Christie Johnston, Bart Fitzpatrick, Eric Whalan, Anthony Borton and Linore Zamparini.
If you are new to golf, have a slice or a hook, Thursday social handicap golf is a great way to improve your game.
We start from about 11.45am, so just turn up ($10 to play 12 holes).
Golf this Saturday, July 18 will be a par event.
Ending with some sad news, a long-time member of the Golf Club, Ray Ross, passed away last week after a brief illness.
Ray and his wife Margaret moved to Lake Macquarie a few years ago.
On behalf of our members, we offer sincere condolences to Margaret and their family.
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