John Bortolazzo’s Back at the 19th golf report

SUMMER SPORTS: Michael Carnel plays a round of golf at the Griffith Golf Club on Saturday. Picture: Anthony Stipo
SUMMER SPORTS: Michael Carnel plays a round of golf at the Griffith Golf Club on Saturday. Picture: Anthony Stipo

THE hot weather saw a restricted field of 49 players contesting a single stableford at the Griffith Golf Club last Saturday.

Keiron Edwards, 41 points, won A Grade; he fired 77 off the stick, nailing birdies on the 5th and 9th.

Jeff Wiscombe, 39 points, came second, carding birdies on the 9th and 15th.

John Harrison, 37 points, won B Grade, draining a birdie on the 5th on a countback over Grant Semmler, he birdied the 9th, in a 21-point front nine.

Bill Brown, 39 points, won C Grade, 21 out and 18 in with eight three pointers, on a countback over Bill Carter, 39 points.

Carter scored 22 points out with four three pointers.

Pro pins were won by Wal Trembath and Jason Magoci.

Par threes: 4th Wal Trembath, 7th Rob Trembath, 11th Sam Ranney, and 16th Grant Semmler.

Vouchers to 34 points.

Another single stableford on Sunday.

Andrew Romagnolo, 42 points, won A Grade, carding birdies on the 4th and 7th, ahead of Andrew Kidd with 40 points.

Kidd nailed birdies on the 6th and 12th.

Brad Fawcett, 38 points, won B Grade, a birdie on the 18th, from John F Gale, 37 points, a birdie on the 11th.

Daniel Richens, 39 points, won C Grade, 24 points out, Paul Woodland 37 points, second.

Dean Crack won the 7th pin, and Steve Matheson the16th. Vouchers went to 33 points.

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THE first round of the Brady Painters Norm Saxvick Memorial Red Gum Plate was completed on Sunday.

J Magoci/PConnell defeated J McIntosh 18th; W Salvestro/W Mott defeated T McBride/N Mahaffey 4/3; T Catanzariti/R Salvestro defeated J Dickie/R Milne 19th; M Howard/D Minato defeated T Doubleday/T Brady 19th; G Cox/A Smith defeated B Salvestro/A Smith 4/3; G Oslington/C Green defeated R Greig/J Draskovic 2/1; A Noad/G Simms defeated A Coates/T Bennett 4/3; and M Staines/J Stapleton defeated A Franchi/I Smith 4/3.

The second round must be completed this coming Sunday.

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THE veterans played a two grade single stableford last Thursday.

Dave Gandy, 38 points, won 0-18 Grade ahead of James Brown, 37 points on a countback.

Bill Carter, 39 points, won 19-36 Grade from John Gale, 338 points.

David Woodside won the 7th and Graham Sibraa the 16th.

Vouchers to 32 points.

This week the veterans will play a single stableford with a shotgun start at 9.30am, followed by their AGM.

A reminder also that subs are now due.

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A TWO grade single stableford last Wednesday.

Gerry Cox, 36 points, won 0-18 Grade ahead of Terry Bennett, 33 points..

Peter Den Houting, 35 points, won 19-36 Grade ahead of Roy Calabria, 31 points.

Vouchers to 31 points.

Today’s and Saturday’s events are both single stablefords. Sunday a single stroke.