Murphy continues hot streak at veterans golf

John Murphy has been the form player at Cowra Veterans Golf over the past month, winning again last Thursday. File photo.
John Murphy has been the form player at Cowra Veterans Golf over the past month, winning again last Thursday. File photo.

In ideal weather conditions on Thursday, September 23, 46 Veteran golfers played a nine Hole Stableford competition, playing on the course that is in ideal condition, from the 10th tee, at the Cowra Golf Club.

VETERANS 9 HOLE STABLEFORD

It was a closely contested event, with John Murphy returning to good form, scoring 21points for the nine holes, to edge out David Spolding with 20 points, who was closely followed by four players on 19 Points. John Murphy went on to also win the Pro Comp, 18 hole event.

There were 11 Prize winners who are listed with their Stableford score and the 18 Hole Handicap they played off in brackets.

21 John Murphy (20).

20 David Spolding (18).

19 Graeme Clements (12).

19 Kit Chambers (35).

19 Warwick Spence (13).

19 Mark Rush (20).

18 Ray Houghton (35).

18 John Van Huizen (16).

17 Clive Wilson (17).

17 Rod Haug (22).

16 Terry Winwood-Smith (6)*.

*On a countback from others with 16 points.

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

COWRA PRO COMP- 18 HOLE STABLEFORD EVENT:

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 41 starters.

A great achievement by John MURPHY having won the Veterans event to go on and produce a total of 41 Points over 18 Holes and win this event. He was closely followed by Warwick Spence just one point in arrears, scoring 40 points.

Prize winners are:

1st John Murphy 41 (Stableford Points).

2nd Warwick Spence 40.

3rd Harold Bryant 39.

4th Peter Kirwan 37.

The above players are in the Ball Sweep with the Runner Ups, Michael Prescott 37, Jamie Judd 37,

Graeme Clements 36, Mark Rush 36, Dean Murray 36, Andrew Cottee 36, David Spolding 35, Ron Newha 35.

NEAREST THE PIN PRIZES

Congratulations for the incredible result by Nicky BASSON, who was the winner of both the nearest pins, including the hole sponsored by himself.

Hole 5, (Sponsor - Nicky Basson).

Winner at 276cm Nicky Basson.

Hole 14, (Sponsor - Jamie Judd).

Winner at 431cm Nicky Basson.

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