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.


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.


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.


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.