Braving the rain

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WATCHING: Michael Deegan watches the path of his ball off the first tee at Goulburn Golf Club on Saturday morning. Photo: Darryl Fernance
Nanjing Night Net

WE needed the rain and it was most welcome but only 29 hearty souls hit off, on Thursday, not quite all finished.

Nathan Kowalenko hit off early to have a great score of 42 points off his handicap of nine. Norm Woodward was the next best with 35 points to pick up A grade off seven.

Bill Hughes off 15 with 35 as well won B grade and Norm Aubrey won C grade with 32 points off 24. John Norris got the last ball with 31 on a countback.

The nearest the pins went to John Norris on the Merino fuels eighth with 605cm.

The Birdies Bistro 11th to Nathan Kowalenko with 78cm and Darryl Marr with 177cm on the Murrays meats 15th.

Phil Malone won the cross holes with nine points. Saturday was one of the coldest days for some time, but we still managed 83 men hitting off and 13 ladies.

We had not only the pleasure of our resident touring pro Peter O’Malley but also one of New Zealand best Greg Turner who also has a great professional record, won four times on the European tour.

We also had eight visitors from Royal Sydney and Elanora play today all complimented the course, thanks to the Green staff.

The winner on Saturday with a great score of 42 nett, on a count back, was Graham Callanan playing off two, A grade went to Shane McColl with 41 points on a count back, also off two.

Steve Ridley won B grade with 42 points off 20 and one of our new members Dave Cunningham had 40 points off his new handicap 05 24 to win C grade. Terry Taylor won the last ball with 32 on a count back.

Dick Mackenzie was the closest on the Merino fuels 8th with 259cm,Luke Price was 1740 cm away on the Birdies Bistro 11th and Mark Guthrie 251cm from the Murrays Meats 15th.

The rain has been good for the course but players are asked to keep off the fairways while using motorised transport, particularly when there is a frost.

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