John Bortolazzo’s Back at the 19th golf report

ON THE GREEN: Bruce Smith sends a ball towards the green at the Griffith Golf Club at the weekend. Picture: Anthony Stipo
ON THE GREEN: Bruce Smith sends a ball towards the green at the Griffith Golf Club at the weekend. Picture: Anthony Stipo

THERE were 60 players contesting a single stableford at the Griffith Golf Club last Saturday, once again in oppressive conditions.

Neil Mahaffey, 40 points, won A Grade, draining a birdie on the 10th, while Brett Polkinghorne, 36 points, came second, carding seven pars.

Duncan McWhirter, 38 points won B Grade with seven pars, ahead of Nick Oliver, 35 points.

Ray Barrington, 40 points, won C Grade, 20 points on each nine with seven three pointers.

Bill Carter with 35 points was second, carding a four point par on the 12th.

Pro pins won by Neil Mahaffey  and Jason Magoci.

Par threes: 4th Jason Magoci, 7th Martin Sweeney, 11th David Gandy, 16th John Harrison.

Vouchers to 33 points.

Hot, hot, hot again on Sunday, and still 32 players turned out to contest a two grade single stableford.

Wayne Tyndall, 38 points, won 0-18 Grade on a countback over John F Gale on 38 points..

Ross Marando, 38 points, won 19-36 Grade ahead of Andrew Mott on 36 points.

Bad Hammond won the 7th pin, Mike Coleman 16th.

Vouchers to 32 points on a countback.

The long awaited qualifier for the Brady Painters Norm Saxvick Memorial Red Plate will be played this coming Sunday, February 4.

The event is a four ball v par with 32 pairs to qualify.for the match play.

The usual calcutta will be held on Thursday, February 8.

Check qualifying requirements.

The "Jimmy's Lost the Plot Pro Shop Sale" is still on with bargains galore.

  • Today: versus par.
  • Saturday: monthly medal single stroke.
  • Sunday: four ball versus par.

Brad Fawcett, 40 points, won 0-18 Grade on a countback over Gerry Cox, 40.

John Bortolazzo, 38 points, won 19-36 Grade ahead of Bill Carter, 37 points.

Keith Woodbridge won the 7th pin, James Browne 4th, Brad Fawcett 16th. Vouchers to 34 points.

Veterans are reminded that annual subs.are due with envelopes on the bar. New members are welcome.

Another single stableford this week.

A single stableford in two grades last Wednesday.

Lane Cove visitor Sam Ranney won 0-18 Grade, carding 41 points ahead of Brett Angel, 37 points.

Allan LeBroque, 39 points, won 19-36 Grade ahead of John Badoco, 38 points.

Brad Lemon jammed his third shot into the cup for an Eagle Three on the 9th.

Vouchers to 33 points.

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ANOTHER two grade single stableford on Australia Day. Trent Anderson fired 77 off the stick to won 0-18 Grade with 44 points, carding birdies on the 5th, 17th and 18th.

Mark Brown, 39 points, drained birdies on the 8th, 9th and 17th.

Phil Plunkett, 40 points, won 19-36 Grade on a countback over Jack Draskokvic, 40 points, with a 23 points out

Wayne Tyndall eagled the ninth. Vouchers to 35 points on a countback.