PSC Golf from the Tropical Golf Group
Tuesday, 12 March, Greenwood – Stableford
Twenty-three hopefuls hit the road for a round at Greenwood where most of the greens were elevated and holding the ball on them was a real challenge. The course was in good condition and we had a fine day for golf.
With winners spread over four flights, John Davis carried the A flight (0–13) with 36 points from his handicap of 12. Second went to Gerd Riedler (10) with 35. Rob Brown had the top nine-hole score among non-placers with 20 points.
In the B flight (14–20), Mick Coghlan (20) took first with 37 points, Mashi Kaneta (16) came second with 34 and Andre Van Dyk had the top nine-hole score with 19 points.
Graham Buckingham (24), was first in the C flight (21-26) with 40 points, David Bailey (24) took second place with 36 and Frank Xin claimed the best nine score with 20 points.
In the D flight (27 and up), Roy Dayton (27), was the winner with 34 points, Barry Elphick (28) came second, also with 34 points, but losing the top spot on count back, and Sean Millar claimed the best nine score with 21 points.
Friday, March 15, Pleasant Valley – Stableford
This was scheduled as ‘Front Tee Friday’ at Pleasant Valley as we were playing the shorter white tees instead of our usual blue tees at this course.
The golfers took advantage of the shorter distance and six players scored 40 or more points. Rob Brown was under par, shooting a gross 71, from his handicap of 5. Henry Wong had two 5-point birdies in a row.
With a total field of 25 players we had sixteen winners spread over four flights. The top spot in A flight (0–12) went to Rob Brown’s 42 points. Second went to Richard Kubicki (10) with 38, third was Takeshi Hakozaki (12) with 34 points and Steve Truelove had the top nine-hole score among non-placers with 20 points.
In the B flight, (13–21), Alan Sullivan (14), Mick Coghlan (20), and Brian Parish (13) all finished with 41 points but the countback put Alan in first, Mick second and Brian third. Mashi Kaneta had the top nine-hole score with 21 points.
Carole Kubicki (24), was first in the C flight (22-24) with 40 points. Graham Buckingham (24) placed second with 38 points and Kae Dayton (24) claimed third with 36. Dave Cooper claimed the best nine score with 20 points.
In the D flight (25 and up), Henry Wong (29), had the score of the day, with 43 points besting the second place score by 10 points. Don Carmody (26) was second, on countback over Roy Dayton (27), both with 33 points. Barry Elphick claimed the best nine score with 21 points.