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Ron Roberts, a regular visitor to Iluka from
Laidley Golf Club in Queensland, is the 2018 36 hole Open Champion by virtue of
two consistent rounds of 73 at the weekend.
established a narrow lead of two shots
on Saturday and extended it to five shots on Sunday to head Grafton’s Matt Wurthing 146 to 151 for the
Iluka’s Matt Campbell fired a career best
on Sunday to finish on 164 and take over the lead in B Grade, one shot ahead of
Mark Andrew who was the first round leader.
The C Grade
race was an all-Iluka affair in the finishing straight and it was Jim Kentwell
on 184 who took the title in a photo finish with Jim Lowe, also on 184.
The 36 hole
net events were won by Andrew Clarke on 133 in A Grade from Maclean’s Gregor Simpson whose putter
refused to work for him for most of the weekend.
In B Grade
Jim Wride on 142 finished ahead of Bob Oddy on 144, while in C Grade Peter
Gleeson needed a countback to win from John Caldwell, both on 144 net.
separate 18 hole event on Sunday, Greg Harvison fired an excellent 69 to win
the A Grade gross and to show he would have been a real force to be reckoned
with had he played both days.
In B Grade
Matt Campbell shot 77 on his way to the 36 hole title and it was a similar
story in C Grade when Peter Gleeson’s 90 (on a countback) took him to the lead in the 36 hole event.
from Maclean won the A Grade net event with 65, Mark Andres won B Grade with 62
and Theo Shepperd took ot C Grade with 69.
nearest the pins were won by Alan Weick on 1/10, Fraser Marsh on 6/15 and Greg
Harvison on 8/17.
won by Sam McDonald on 67, Rod Smith 67, Alan Donaghey 68, Brenden Payne 68,
Gregor Simpson 68, Rick O’Connor 69, Ron
Roberts 69, Alan Weick 70, Jim Kentwell 70, Andrew Clarke 70, Bob Oddy 70, Jim
Cazalet 70 and Matt Wurthing 70
Saturday’s first round resulted in Ron
Roberts winning the gross in A Grade with 73, Mark Andrew best in B Grade with
87 on a countback and John Caldwell in C Grade with 92, also on a countback.
winners were Andrew Clarke with 63 in A Grade, Joel Power in B Grade with 69
and Jim Lowe in C Grade on 69.
the pins were won by Gregor Simpson on 1/10, David Morgan on 6/15 and Josh
Arndell on 8/17.
were Tim Arndell 63, Gordon Farrell 67, Gregor Simpson 68, Fraser Marsh 69, Jim
Kentwell 70, Josh Arndell 71, Jim Wride 71, Rick O’Connor 71, John Phillips 72, Matt
Campbell 72, Maurie Watt 73 and John Robinson 73.
from 21 clubs compete over the two days and shared in the $750 worth of
trophies sponsored by The Anchorage Holiday Park, the Iluka Caltex Garage and
the Iluka Wellness Centre.
Williams continued his good run with a win, albeit on a countback on 39 points,
in the single Stableford sponsored by John Caldwell.
in the countback was Stephen Hayes.
pins went to S Bond on 1/10, J Turner on 6/15 , G Hollingsworth on 8/17 and
John Lloyd for his third shot on 3/12.
winners were E Mitchell 38, C Hollingsworth 37, J Caldwell 37, B Oddy 36, G
Lockyer 36, K Brims 35, P Maclean 35, D Burns 35, J Lowe 35, B Lipscombe 35, J
Kentwell 35 and J Urquhart 35.
ILUKA LADIES GOLF RESULTS
14TH NOVEMBER 2018
On Wednesday 14th November the ladies played a Single
Stableford sponsored by Iluka Ladies Golf in honour of our late member/friend
Jean Park. Jeannie was a long time golfer and supporter of ladies golf in Iluka
and as the winners accepted their trophies each had a funny story to tell of
Jeannie. The second raffle prize was a bottle of Jean's favourite tipple and
Sandi offered it around to drink a toast to Jean.
A pleasant day's golf was enjoyed by the players, and I
understand Lorraine is giving chipping lessons - "how to chip in from 20 -
30 metres out."
Winner Div 1 Sandi Mayoh
35 c/b; Div 2 Lorraine Whitehouse 32
Runner Up Div 1 Sue Burgess
35; Div 2 Jan Ellery 31
Nearest the Pin 2nd shot 1/10 31 -
45 Ann Dean
2nd shot 8/17 31 - 45
2nd shot 1/10 31 - 45
3rd shot 2/11
0 - 30 Debbie Ashcroft
Ball Run Down to 29 Chris Kembrey, Pam
Ravet, Colleen Hartcher, Debbie Ashcroft,
Dalls Encouragement Gwen Finlayson
Raffle Lorraine Whitehouse, Sandi
A reminder to put your names in for the Presentation Dinner
on Monday 26th November and closing day on Wednesday 28th is a 9 hole game with
the Nine Hole Players, followed by lunch.
Kentwell fired 43 points last week to win the Ray Hore Memorial individual
stableford sponsored by Frank Poore.
one point to the good of Stephen Hayes on 42.
pins were won by Jack Urquhart on 1/10, Paul Maclean 6/15, Danny Mortison 8/17
and Stephen Hayes 3 shot on 3/12 sponsored by Roy Ellery for 20+
won the Barry Robbie Mars Bar on a countback and ball winners were Eric
Mitchell 39 points, Graham Howard 37, Paul Mitchell 37, Neil Grady 36, John
Williams 36, Danny Mortison 36 and Barry Brims 36..
November 11 2018
Thomsen of Yamba streeted the field to win the Division 1 trophy donated by
Geoff and Jan Prentrice with a score of 44 points on Saturday.
three points to the good of Graeme Lockyer who headed the local contingent on
a bit tighter in Division 2 with Paul Maclean on 40 points finishing ahead of
Jim Wride on 39 points.
Thomsen and Paul Maclean also won nearest the pins on 1/10 and 6/15
respectively, whiole 8/17 went to Noel Chambers and the ladies’ second shot on 1/10 went to Sandi Mayoh.
won by Scott Young (Yamba) 38, Peter Gleeson 37, Maurie Watt 36, Graham Edwards
(visitor) 36, John Caldwell 36, Danny Mortison 36, Bob Oddy 36, Rick Brenton 35
and Sandi Mayoh 34.
weekend is one of the biggest of the year and a large field is expected for the
36 hole Iluka Open.
reminded that preferred lies will be taken off on Friday prior to the open.
ridiculously small field of only 17 locals and 7 visitors turned out for
Saturday’s Patron’s Day single stableford event which was sponsored by Frank and Laurice
Kentwell was the best on the day on 39 points but he had to survive a countback
from Graeme Lynn.
winners were Paul Mitchell, also on 39, Scott Young 37, Russell Eggmolesse 36,
Gregor Simpson 36, Rick O’Connor 35,
Ligouri Kent 34 and Barry Arnold also on
Phelps won nearest the pin on 1/10, Russell Eggmolesse took out 6/15 , Max Hill
8/17 and Sandi Mayoh was closest with her second shot on 8/17.
We won’t mention that Rob Caldwell only had
23 points to win the Bradmans.
Saturday we have a single stableford in two divisions, sponsored by Geoff and
Jan Prentice and on Sunday we have another of our Free Golf Days.
Results for Iluka Ladies Golf
Wednesday 7th November
On Wednesday 7th November the ladies played a Single Stroke,
Putting, Final Round of the Eclectic and the Medal of Medals played by all the
Medal winners for 2018. This event was kindly sponsored by Lorraine
Whitehouse and Sally Christoe who presented the prizes.
Medal of Medals Winner Colleen
Hartcher 73 c/b
Winner Div 1 0 -30 Colleen Hartcher
73 c/b, Div 2 31 - 45 Ann Dean 72
Runner Up Div 1 0 - 30 Debbie
Ashcroft 74 c/b, Div 2 31 - 45 Kate Brims 73
Putting 0 - 30 Merrilyn Whitton
27, 31 - 45 Chris Cavallo 30
Nearest the Pin 2nd shot 1/10 0 -
30 Deb Ashcroft
2nd shot 6/15 31 -
45 Kate Brims
2nd shot 8/17 0 -
30 Sandi Mayoh
5th shot 2/11 31 -
45 Ann Dean
Ball Run Down to 79 Merrilyn Whitton,
Sandi Mayoh, Sally Christoe, Chris Kembrey, Gayle Armour.
Encouragement Lynn Robertson, Chris
Raffle Lynn Robertson
Saturday November 3
last monthly medal of the year attracted a big field on Saturday, boosted by 14
players from Urunga and seven from Yamba.
visitors were regulars Dave Cruden, Larry McKenzie, Vic Heron, Evan Harris,
David Williams, Larry Dorman and Bob Thompson.
And it was
the visitors who took out the major prizes donated by the Anchorage Tourist
Park, Iluka Quality Meats and Col Kempshall.
score of the day came from Urunga visitor Richard McKinnon who used his 18
handicap to good purpose for an excellent 62 net.
visitor he was unable to claim the B grade monthly medal and this went to Paul
Maclean on 69.
In A grade
Rick Brenton won the medal with 70 net but the trophy went to another Urunga
visitor David Tully on 67 while in C grade local Peter Gleeson won the medal
and trophy with a 69.
winners were Rick Brenton in A grade
with 79, Larry McKenzie from Yamba in B Grade with 88 on a countback and David
Williams from Yamba in C grade with 93.
the pins were won by Rick Brenton on 1/10, Barry Arnold on 6/15 and Graeme Lynn
on 8/17 with the Bradmans going to Barry Arnold.
balls were Paul Maclean 70, Tom Lindsay 70, Noel Chambers 70, Jim Wride 70, Ray
Guiana (Urunga) 71, Bob Wissink 72, Vic Heron 72, Jack Palaszczuk 72, Adrian
Smith 72, Tim O’Neill (Urunga)
73, Jim Kentwell 73.
Saturday November 11 competition will be for the Patron’s trophy donated by Frank and
Laurice Poore in the form of an individual stableford.
River Ferries provided some great trophies for Saturday’s medley 2BBB Stableford at Iluka
Golf Club and visitors from Nambour, Meadowbank and Parkes joined in with the
Mortison and Phil Moye combined well to return 45 points for the win, just one
point to the good of John Caldwell and swinger Jim Lowe on 44 and Jim Kentwell
and swinger Jim Lowe on 43 points.
individual winner was Jim Pollett from Nambour on 41 points with Noel Chambers
taking second with 38.
won the nearest the pin on 1/10, Jim Wride won it on 6/15, Paul Mitchell was
closest on 8/17 while best of the ladies on 8/17 was Sandi Mayoh.
winners were Peter Gleeson and Geoff Cowen on 43, Barry George and swinger on
42, Brian Kay and swinger on 42, Jim Wride and Graeme Lockyer 42, Paul Mitchel
and Jim Cazalet 41 and Jack Palaszczuk and Maurie Watt on 41.
Saturday is the November monthly medal stroke round in 3 grades sponsored by
Iluka Quality Meats, Col Kempshall and the Anchorage Holiday Park.
there will be a mixed 4BBB stableford with a single stableford in conjunction
sponsored by the Iluka Emporium.
players will be coming from South West Rocks and another 10 from Sydney.
Iluka ladies Golf Results
Wednesday 24 October 2018.
A small field again played a Single Stableford which
was kindly sponsored by Bett Bell.
On a warm but pleasant day, most had finished before the
wind became stronger.
Our clever Ann had a 5 pointer on one hole which
must have helped her win Div 2.
In another group three out of four
were on 6th green when the other player chipped up to win the nearest the pin
and walked off with a 3 - 3.
Winner Div 1 Trish Freeman 39,
Div 2 Ann Dean 29
Runner Up Div 1 Merrilyn Whitton
36, Div 2 Val Loeffler 24
Nearest the Pin 2nd shot 1/10
0 - 30 Sandi Mayoh
2nd shot 8/17 0 -
30 Anne Lockyer
2nd shot 6/15 31
- 45 Lorraine Whitehouse
5th shot 9/18
31 - 45 Gayle Armour
Ball Run Down to 31 Anne Lockyer, Helen
Clarke, Pam Ravet, Sandi Mayoh
Raffle Laurice Poore
On Wednesday 7th November we will play Ladies Single Stroke,
Putting, Medal of Medals, Final Round of Eclectic and the sponsors will
be Lorraine Whitehouse and Sally Christoe.
The season is drawing to a
close so we hope for a good field to play this last Medal Day for 2018.
The vets played
a shotgun start 2BBB Stableford on Tuesday prior to their annual general
Jeckeln and John Armour combined well to produce the winning score of 48 points
to lead home Steve Hayes and Max Hill on 46 points.
individual winner for the men was Paul Mitchell with 39 points on a countback
and for the ladies the best on the day was Gai Blackman with 26 points.
pins were won by C Blackman on 1/10, Barry Brims on 6/15 and Graeme Lockyer on
8/17 – closest with
his 3 shot on the 3 for the Roy Ellery trophy was
won by Jim Hurley and Gary Freeman, Dave Burns and Bob Lipscombe, Frank Poore
and Graeme Lockyer, Paul Braunan and Robert Kilpatrick, Noel Chambers and Eric
Mitchell, and Roy Ellery and Jim Hartcher.
Robbie Mars Bar was won by the pairing of Adrian Smith and Paul Mitchell.
Next week’s event is a single stableford
sponsored by John Armour.
October 20th and 21st.
Saturday October 20th
Caldwell returned the best net of 66 net for the best round of the day in
Saturday’s stroke event
for the October Monthly Medals.
visitor he could not claim a grade medal and these were won by Graeme Lockyer
in A grade with 71, Chris Richards in B grade with 68 and Brian Kay in C grade
on 68 on a countback.
The A grade
gross was won by Peter McCurtayne with 82, B grade gross went to Sam McDonald
with 84 and C grade to James Pollett with 91 on a countback.
pins were won by Russell Eggmolesse on 1/10, Rob Caldwell on 6/15 and Paul
Mitchell on 8/17.
won the Bradmans award.
winners were John Williams 68, Chris Richards 68, Eggy 69, Peter Gleeson 70,
Jim Kentwell 71, John Caldwell 71, Paul Maclean 71, Jack Palaszczuk 71, Maurie
Watt 72, Jack Urquhart 72 and Barry Brims 72.
Sunday October 21
Mitchell and Debbie Ashcroft are the Iluka Golf Club’s new Mixed Foursomes champions
after returning 128 off the stick for the 27 holes on Sunday.
winners of the Brian and Chris Kembrey trophies were Trish and Gary Freeman who
were clear winners on 106.5 from runners up Sue Burgess and Gordon Farrell on
Cooper Memorial 18 hole event was won by Debbie Hargrave and Russell Beilby
(Tuesday) the Vets played a 2BBB Stableford before their deferred annual
Ladies are playing a single stableford sponsored by B Bell and on Saturday
there is a medley 4BBB stableford listed with a single event in conjunction,
sponsored by Clarence River Ferries.
Iluka Vets Golf
Results 18 October
finally cleared for the Iluka Vets to play their postponed 18 hole Stableford
on Thursday October 18.
shotgun start attracted around 30 players and competition at the top was very
keen, with four players scoring in the
Richards returned to golf after a four month medically-related layoff and didn’t show any adverse signs of the
break by scoring 42 points for the win.
was his next door neighbour Paul Mitchell on 41, with Jack Palaszczuk and John
Caldwell leading the ball run down with 40 points.
ball winners were Bob Lipscombe 39, Philip Moye 39, Jim Hartcher 38, Bob
Wissink 38, Graeme Lockyer 38, Bob Oddy 36, John Lloyd 36 and Jim Kentwell 36.
Urquhart won the nearest the pin on 1/10, Graeme Lockyer was closest on 6/15,
Jim Wride took out 8/17 with Jack Palaszczuk closest after 3 shots on 3/12
(sponsored by Roy Ellery).
Iluka Ladies Golf
Wednesday 17th October
After almost a week of steady rain, the sun shone on a small
field of ladies who played a Single Stableford, which was kindly sponsored by
Elaine Gallen, a long time supporter and retired player.
There were few stories, but one lady tried a new club which
failed to see the ball - twice - so it will probably be back in the garage
Captain Merrilyn said when the weather is uncertain, it is
best if ladies come out to the clubhouse while a decision is made on play -- often things can change after a phone call.
Div 1 winner: Pattie Bond 33, runner up Debbie
Div 2 winner Ann Dean 28, runner up Janice Biddle
Nearest the Pins 2nd shot 1/10
31 - 45 Janice Biddle
shot 8/17 31 - 45 Pat Munro
2nd shot 6/15 0 - 30
4th shot 9/18 0 - 30
Ball Rundown to 28 Sue Burgess, Colleen
Hartcher Pam Ravet, Sally Christoe, Merrilyn Whitton.
Dallas Encouragement Lyn Robertson
Raffle Pat Shepherd
The game at Teven has been postponed to 30th October, because
of the weather.
The next game to be played at Iluka will be on Wednesday
31st October when a Single Stableford will be sponsored by Kate Brims and
Merrilyn reminded the ladies that the Ladies Presentation
Night is Monday 26th November with closing day on Wednesday 28th November.
Saturday 13th October
No results from the men last Saturday because the Monthly Medal was washed out.
This event will be held Saturday 20th.
Trevor Bennett has kindly agreed to defer his event which was scheduled for Saturday and the new date will be advised shortly.
The Vets' shotgun start from this Tuesday was also washed out and will be played on Thursday 18th.
The postponed AGM will be held next Tuesday 23rd.
Iluka ladies Golf Results
Wednesday 10th October 2018.
Wednesday 10th October was the annual Captain's team versus
President's team, played as a Single Stableford.
Captain Pat Munro took
great delight in accepting the win 337 to 308 this year.
The ladies were
happy to find the greens smoother than last week and appreciated the mowing
done in the professional style of stripes (didn't make the putts fall for
Winner Div 1 Lynn Robertson
40 Div 2 Jan Biddle 37
Runner up Div 1 Laurice Poore 38,
Div 2 Kate Brims 35
Nearest the Pin 2nd shot
1/10 0 - 30 Anne Lockyer
2nd shot 8/17 0 -
30 Sandi Mayoh
2nd shot 6/15 31 - 45
4th shot 5/14 31 -
45 Kate Brims
Ball Run Down to 32 Pam Ravet,Trish Freeman,
Merrilyn Whitton, Ann Dean Colleen Hartcher and Anne Lockyer.
Dallas Encouragement Gwen Finlayson
Raffle Gwen Finlayson
The game for 24th October will be a Single Stableford
sponsored by Elaine Gallen.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Following the presentation, the ladies held their Annual
General Meeting and President Anne congratulated and thanked the retiring
committee and welcomed the new committee as follows:
President Ann Dean
President Rhonda Frazer
Captain Merrilyn Whitton
Captain Faye McClymont
Secretary Gayle Armour
Treasurer Lorraine Whitehouse
Committee Sally Christoe, Tricia
Freeman, Kate Brims
We wish them a successful and happy year of golfing.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 6
If You thought the rugby league State of Origin
produced a close result, you should have taken a look at the State of Origin
event at the Iluka Golf Club on Saturday.
Only 0.7 of a shot separated the team averages – the Queensland Cane Toads coming out on top of the
NSW Cockroaches 33.7 to 33.0.
In the individual event Patricia Freeman led home the
ladies with 34 points from runner up Colleen Hartcher on 32 whose countback put
her ahead of Val George.
A similar situation eventuated in the men’s division when Neil Grady accumulated 41 points to
head Paul Mitchell on 40 with Jim Lowe
coming off second best on a countback, also on 40.
In the non-handicap division it was Robert Connolly
who came out on top with 38 points.
The Bradmans trophy for the Queenslanders went to Jim
Wride and for the Cockroaches to Jon McEwen who made a welcome return to the
nearest the pins were won by Dwain Sullivan on 6/15 and Jim Pritchard on 8/17
with no players hitting the green on 1/10.
It would be best not to ask Jim Pritchard how he won
his trophy on 8/17 –
it is a story longer and more exciting than War and Peace.
Val George added to her spoils by winning two NTPs on
1/10 and 6/15 with Colleen Hartcher winning on 8/17.
Balls were won by Jim Kentwell 39, Garry Freeman 39,
Graeme Lockyer 38, Bob Oddy 37, Dwain Sullivan 37, Sam McDonald 37, Stephen
Bond 37, Brian Kembrey 36, Peter McCurtayne 35, Peter Gleeson 34, Maurie Watt
34 and Brian Kay 34.
Today the Ladies are playing their annual Captain’s V President’s
On Saturday the men will be playing the October
Monthly Medal stroke event for the trophies donated by Iluka Quality Meats, Col
Kempshall and the Anchorage Holiday Park.
The Casino mixed visit which was set down for Sunday
has been put back to Sunday 4 November at the request of Casino.
We were already playing a mixed 4BBB Stableford on
Iluka Ladies Golf Results
Wednesday 3rd October 2018.
Only a small field today due to 'Grandma holiday duties' and
travelling, but those who played had some interesting putts with the newly
With a little rain and more mowing we will all be
putting like champs !
Back in the Clubhouse we all enjoyed some birthday cake
provided by the birthday girl herself.
We played a Ladies Single Stroke, Putting and 8th
Monthly Medal with the Best Overall Net sponsored by Advantage Pharmacy Iluka
for which we thank them once again.
Overall Best net Kate Brims 69
Winners & Medal 0 - 30 Chris
Kembrey 72 C/b, 31 - 45 Kate Brims 69
Runners Up 0 - 30 Sally Christoe
72 C/b, 31 - 45 Ann Dean 72
Additional Medal Winners Sally Christoe,
0 - 30 Sally Christoe 29, 31 - 45 Colleen
Nearest the Pin 2nd shot 8/17 31 -
45 Val Loeffler,
2nd Shot 1/10 31 -
45 Val Loeffler
2nd shot 6/15 0 -
30 Sally Christoe (in the hole)
3rd shot 5/14 0 -
30 Chris Kembrey
Ball Rundown to 77 Merrilyn Whitton, Gwen
Finlayson, Trish Freeman, Val Loeffler, Colleen
Dallas Encouragement Jan Ellery
Raffle Val Loeffler
The game for the 17th October will be Ladies Single
Stableford sponsored by Elaine Gallen.
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