Following the previous week when no golf competitions were held due to prevailing wet weather, on Thursday, October 7 the Cowra Golf Club Veterans had perfect weather conditions, and the golf course was in great condition, to play their nine hole stableford event commencing from the first tee.
From the field of 50 players, Warwick Stubbing was the winner with 20 stableford points, closely followed by John Herrett, Mark Stirling and Barry Reynolds all just one point in arrears with 19 points. Their order being decided on a count back.
VETERANS 9 HOLE STABLEFORD
There were 13 prize winners who are listed with their stableford score and the 18 hole handicap they played off in brackets.
20 Warwick Stubbing (22).
19 John Herrett (17).
19 Mark Stirling (15).
19 Barry Reynolds (20).
18 David Spolding (15).
17 Nicky Basson (+1)
17 John Bischoff (8).
16 John Jensen (13).
16 Gordon Willson (33).
16 Tim Wood (30).
16 Phil Millard (20).
16 John Van Huizen (13).
16 Wayne Howard (22)*.
*On a countback from others with 16 points.
The prize winners will have their Veteran's Handicap reduced by three, other entrants will have their handicap increased by one.
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 38 starters.
1st Ray Salisbury 38 (stableford points)
2nd Barry Reynolds 38.
3rd David Spolding 38.
4th John Herrett 37.
The above players are in the ball sweep with the runner ups, Mark Stirling 37, James Paton 36, Alfonso Melisi 36, John Van Huizen 36, Graeme Clements 36, Harold Bryant 36, Andy Cottee 35.
NEAREST THE PIN PRIZES
Hole 5, (Sponsor - Nicky Basson).
Winner at 369cm Col Neilsen.
Hole 14, (Sponsor - Jamie Judd).
Winner at 190cm James Patron..