Exceptional golf from Holmes to take out stableford

John Holmes was in exceptional form at Veteran's Golf on Thursday. File Photo.
John Holmes was in exceptional form at Veteran's Golf on Thursday. File Photo.

John Holmes played exceptional golf to score 23 stableford points in the veterans event to be the clear winner, ahead of John Bischof with 22 points, both these players then went on to complete the Club's 18 hole Pro Comp, where they also finished first and second over the 18 holes, demonstrating consistent form for the day.

A field of 52 Veteran golfers were presented with Cowra Golf Course in pristine condition on September 16, 2021 to play their 9 Hole Stableford event commencing from the 1st tee. Playing conditions were enhanced by great weather conditions

There were 13 prizewinners who are listed with their stableford score and the 18 hole handicap they played off in brackets.

23 John Holmes (19).

22 John Bischof (10).

19 Rod Haug (25).

19 Bruce Amos (33).

19 Ray Salisbury (12).

18 Barry Reynolds (22).

18 James Paton (8).

17 Brian McGuiness (44).

17 Robert Morgan (9).

17 Alan Luff (26).

17 Dereck Brown (40).

17 Noel Riley (26).

17 Ray Kelly (17)*.

*On a countback from others with 17 points.

The prize winners will have their Veteran's Handicap reduced by 3, other entrants will have their handicap increased by 1.


The Cowra Golf Club's Golf Professional, Tom Perfect's, 18 Hole stableford competition, open to all ages and run concurrently with the Veterans event, with 38 starters, including mostly veteran golfers. Congratulations go to John Holmes for his impressive performance, and to the other prize winners.

1st John Holmes 41 (Stableford Points).

2nd John Bischof 39.

3rd Colin Ridding 38.

4th James Paton 38.

The above players are in the Ball Sweep with the runner ups, Nicky Basson 37, David Gouge 36, Robert Morgan 36, Ray Salisbury 36, John Van Huizen 35, Donny Sproh 35, Warwick Spence 34.


Hole 5, (Sponsor - Nicky Basson). Winner at 134cm Jamie Judd

Hole 14, (Sponsor - Jamie Judd). Winner at 367cm Ken Harcombe.

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