Tony Duff had 40 points which included finishing with two misses to win the Wednesday stableford last week. My old mate Les (I’m in a hurry) Forde had 39 to finish second and Gary Dowdell won the NTP on the 17th. It was a goof field and Trevor (Fairweather) Wilson experienced the fall from the Penthouse to the Outhouse after winning last week and finishing with the orange ball this time.
A good field also turned out for the Thursday vet’s competition and the Cocky Hater John Holman won again, this time with 37 and maybe he won’t whine about losing another shot off his handicap. Noelene Porter was next best with 36 and Mike Petrov third with 35, whilst Tony Whiting, 3rd and Peter Macready 17th were the NTP winners.
Les (I’m in a hurry) Forde and I have both been playing pretty ordinary over the past couple of weeks and Les improved a lot last Wednesday to finish second with 39 points and guess what he had nett 69 on Saturday to once again finish second this time to yours truly with 68 nett. Nett 69 obviously means that Les once again broke his age, this time with 89 off the stick. It also means that I won my second Guzzlers Mug for the year.
Duncan McLean was next best with nett 70 after a countback with Chalkie Chandler whilst the NTP winners were; RAB 3rd Duncan McLean, 9th Robbie Porter 11th Darrell Carson, Rob Brown Denture Clinic 15th Sparra Taggart and the Bridges Finance 17th Jason Barraclough.
Next Saturday Herb McMillan and Jason Barraclough will sponsor a stableford event and as the course and greens continue to improve it is expected that our fields will continue to grow.
Most of the locals would know that some of our lady golfers had a weekend away in Inverell in a trip known as the Bower Power trip. Coleen, Noelene, Vicki were joined by some other locals including their sister Tracy who was the bus driver. Everything was going good until they asked Sparra to return the bus to me and he managed to park a little close to my garage doors.
Somehow Sparra managed to move the brick pillar between the roller doors back a couple of inches and besides the damage to the bumper bar on the bus I was not able to open the door to get my car out.
We called on the expert knowledge of Mark Baker and the strength of Gavin Taggart to make the necessary repairs and whilst the house is once again all good the bus will no doubt be spending some time at the panel shop. Tracy the driver should have returned the bus herself instead of putting the pressure on Sparra, who had had a big night on Saturday.
Quote of the week: “Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”