McCart shoots 62, wins the mug

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Bernie McCart (left) and Shane Young.

PSC Golf from The Growling Swan

Monday, Feb. 25, Eastern Star – Stableford

A Flight (0-17)
1st Jon Dean (11) 40pts
2nd Mashi Kaneta (11) 34pts
3rd Martin Todd (12) 33pts

B Flight (18+)
1st Shane Young (25) 35pts
2nd Stuart Mann (25) 33pts
3rd Dave Maw (19) 33pts
Near Pins: Keith Buchanan, Martin Todd, Dave Maw, Ian Ward.
Long Putts: Jon Dean, Martin Todd.

Twenty-four golfers took the journey out to Eastern Star, a course we hadn’t played in a while. It was in good nick, as you would expect, with fairways clean and tidy, bunkers well maintained and the greens spot on.

The numbers gave us the opportunity to play two flights and the A Flight saw Jon Dean return with the score of the day, 40 points. In second spot Mashi Kaneta came home a single point in front of a countback for third place, with Martin Todd getting the nod over both Martin Kempton and Keith Buchanan.

B Flight saw Shane Young making it two wins in a row while second past the post was to also be sorted out by the countback system. Stuart Mann edged it over his playing partner Dave (Is there any) Maw.

Thursday, Feb. 28, Greenwood – Medal

A-Flight (0-18)
1st Sal Brizzi (7) net 65
2nd Martin Todd (12) net 69
3rd Keith Buchanan (14) net 70

B-Flight (19+)
1st Bernie McCart (31) net 62
2nd Patrick Poussier (29) net 68
3rd Roy Dayton (27) net 70
Near Pins: Sal Brizzi, Keith Buchanan, Wan Mukmal, Dick Braimbridge.
Long Putts: Keith Buchanan, Steve Younger.

Twenty-one golfers signed up to play Greenwood today, one of the better courses in the region and always in tip-top condition. We attacked from the yellow tees on the C & B courses, which presented fairways in great shape and greens playing true but a little slow.

We were able to play two flights and A Flight saw Sal Brizzi, playing from his handicap of 7, return with a net 65. Second place went to Martin Todd a couple of shots behind Sal and taking out third a single shot behind Toddy was Keith Buchanan.

The February mug winner came in the B Flight where Bernie McCart post a very good net 62. Second place went to Patrick Poussier who was a full six shots short of the winner. Third place was decided on countback with Roy Dayton edging it over Shane Young.