Long and Trott win knockout trophy in hard fought event

May 31, 2018

Amanda Long and Dot Trott were thrilled to be presented with the trophy for winning the 4-ball knockout competition last Wednesday by fellow competitor Helen Carlin (far left).

AMANDA Long and Dot Trott played a great game at the Heathcote Golf Club last Wednesday to win the final of the 4-ball knockout.

The 4-ball knockout was contended by a team formed by Carol Stuart and Helen Carlin against Long and Trott.

In a very good game going right up to the 16th hole, Long and Trott won 3/2.

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who took part in the knockout.

A stableford was also played and the winner was Dawn Hudson with 37 points.

■ SATURDAY’S rounds were stableford secret partners.

Seven ladies took part in the ladies event and the winning pair was Marg Sims and Dot McGillivray who finished with 68 points.

The Heathcote Golf Club wishes to welcome a new lady member in Rosemary Hill who has just achieved her handicap and played in her first competition on Saturday.

Eighteen men competed in the mens event. The winners on a countback from Adam Henwood and Geoff Cutting were John Blundell and Brian Davis with 68 points.

The best stableford score was achieved by Paul Rolfe with 37 points.

Nearest the pins were: Stev Ryan (13th); Stev Ryan (18th B Grade and super pin); John Blundell (18th C Grade). Birdie ball went to Adam Henwood on the 18th.

Adam has returned temporarily to Heathcote after several years of being unable to play golf due to an old injury.

The club would like to welcome Adam back and wishes him an enjoyable stay.

■ THURSDAY’S open was a stableford aggregate pairs, with 11 pairs taking part.

The winners were Paul Rolfe and Ian Furneaux with 71 points.Ball competition winners were: Tony Hunter and E. Zaga 67 points; and Larry Maxwell and Son Quach 62 points.

Birdie ball went to: Tony Hunter (8th); Adrian King (13th) and Son Quach (13th).

■ON TUESDAY, May 22, Amanda Long and Dot Trott, along with Regina Driver and Dot McGillivray, travelled to Kyneton to play in the 4BBB event.

Amanda Long and Dot Trott competed in B grade and carded 33 points, the winners scoring 40.

Regina Driver and Dot McGillivray competed in A grade and achieved 35 points, not far behind the winners who carded 39. Both teams enjoyed the day despite the cold.

Coming Events:

Today: Euroa Golf Club ladies at Heathcote to play a Stableford competition.

Tomorrow: Open Stableford all welcome.

Saturday, June 2: Men’s monthly medal stroke and count putts; Ladies monthly medal stableford.

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