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Women's golf

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August 03, 2017

Par Event winners Beryl Home and Janine Morgan.

Jan Dunlop event: Jan Dunlop (middle) presenting Robyn Downs and Sue Turbull with the shield.

Par was the game on Wednesday, played in mostly fine weather interspersed with a few light showers.

Par is not usually the preferred game to play by many, but some good scores were recorded.

Janine Morgan once again featured on the winners’ list, recording an excellent score of +5 to win the day, further reducing her handicap.

Runner-up was Beryl Home, who played steady golf to score +3.

Ball winners: Sheryl Curran, Deb Reilly -2; Sue Turnbull, Robyn Downs, Terri Wangeman and Judy Baker -4.

Nine-hole competition: Helen Williams made a welcome return to golf to win the voucher with -2, while Roylyn Harris won a ball with -3.

Nearest-the-pins: Gallery Café third: Robyn Downs; Tatura Hot Bread sixth and Café Alofa ninth: Terri Wangeman; ONE4ONE 14th: Di Day, who regularly wins the voucher for breakfast at this popular venue.

The Jan Dunlop 4BBB Stableford event sponsored by Tatura Pharmacy was played last Friday, on a sunny winter’s day.

The event attracted a large field of women from the Goulburn Valley, as well as a pair from Finley.

Many helpers contributed to the successful day, with soup provided by women members and served at two stations around the course by male members.

Following golf, a delicious lunch provided by Links Bistro was enjoyed by all golfers.

President Lyn Fanning was pleased that Jan Dunlop was able to attend the lunch, enabling her to present her shield to the winning pair. Lyn also spoke of Jan’s illustrious career in golf, which included 23 consecutive championships at Hill Top.

Sue Turnbull and Robyn Downs from Hill Top Golf Club won the day with 45 points, and were presented with the Jan Dunlop Shield by Jan.

One point behind were last year’s winners from Kialla Golf Club, Marilla Macauley and Anne Probst with 44 points.

Trophies from Tatura Pharmacy, elaborately prepared by Tracy Lowry and Gail Wooton, were presented by Tracy and Gail to the happy winners, runners-up and nearest-the-pin winners. The small sample bags of goodies on the tables for each golfer provided by the pharmacy were appreciated by all.

Wednesday’s event: Ladies’ foursomes, Doris Chambers foursomes, first round of the championships.

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