Large field expected for the Jack Robinson Memorial Shield competition

IN BULK: The Robinson family supported the Jack Robinson Memorial fourball par championship at men's golf in 2019.
IN BULK: The Robinson family supported the Jack Robinson Memorial fourball par championship at men's golf in 2019.

Great weather this weekend and brought the golfers out onto the course.

There were 29 golfers on the course to play the Thursday 12-hole social handicap competition.

Hamish Gidley-Baird has finally shown his hidden talent with the clubs in hand. His 29 points were enough to secure a win.

Paul Behan was nearest the pin on the seventh hole. Eric Whalan was the runner-up with 28 points.

Balls went to Sean Mooney, Larry Williams, Chris Lord, Ken Maddison, Les Handicott, Blake Miller, Mick McKechnie, Hugh O'Neil, Bill Wilcox, Paul Behan and Andrew Yeo.

There was a good roll-up on Saturday to play the first round of the 4BBB Par Championship. Fifty golfers teed off with the course in pristine condition.

Linore Zamparini and Terry Robinson had a great round of +10 to win the day. The runners-up on +9 were Kim Rawlings and Mick McKechnie.

Balls went to Dave Campbell, Phil Cummins, Rob McGrath, Anthony Borton, Wayne Sellers, Dave King, Hugh O'Neil, Harold Lyme, G Ledingham, L Harris, Ken Maddison, Kevin Hally, Anthony Miller, Jake Graham, Peter Griffiths and Kevin McGrath.

Nearest the pin on the first hole was Neil Whalan (1.98m) and Mark Mathews was closest on the seventh (1.25m).

On Sunday, Oberon hosted the Blue Mountains district pennants teams.

There was a good crowd playing both Masters and Kortum Shield events.

Oberon Masters team had the bye, however, the Kortum Shield team had the luxury of playing on their home course. They were able to win one match, square another but lost the third match.

Next week our pennants teams travels to Blackheath to play the last of our matches.

This Saturday will be the final round of the four-ball par championship.

Members are playing for the Jack Robinson Memorial Shield and the extended Robinson clan will be out in strength on the day to present the shield to the winners.

Members driving carts are reminded that they should stay 10 metres from the greens and surrounding banks.

Rope barriers are in place to direct traffic away from important playing areas, please respect the course and enjoy your golf.