Wonderful weather conditions saw some better numbers this week in Bega Men’s Golf on Saturday, but unfortunately the rain saw Thursday’s competition cancelled.
Saturday’s group undertook the October Monthly Medal event with some outstanding scores. A grade and medal winner was Mitch Bucholtz, with nett 64 (one under par). The B grade winner with nett 71 was Herbert Moore. C grade was won by Colin Murphy with a very good nett 68.
NTPs were won by: (9th) M Bucholtz and A Buttgereit, (12th Golden Shot) A Batey, (15th) D Van Bracht and N Newton, (17th) G Roberts, M O’Reilly and J Harney, (18th) M O’Reilly.
Sunday saw the 2018 Bega Junior Open played with a small enthusiastic group. The 2018 Champion was Harry Peterson (playing to his handicap with 77, nett 72). Congratulations Harry and a big thanks to the players (and parents) who participated.
In other news, Shawn Kennedy and John Harney represented the Far South Coast District Golf Association (FSCDGA) and Bega Country Club at the statewide final of the Keno 4BBB Par event in Coffs Harbour. Unfortunately no podium finish but a great time was had, congratulations boys and well done!
This weekend is the MGA Insurance Brokers Bega Open over two days. Prizes are on offer, book online or ring the club.
The Georgies Fine Jewellery Championships continue for the Bega ladies. Last Saturday’s daily winner was Kerry Carter with 76 nett, Maria Marr was runner-up with 79 on a countback from a few. Wendy Hergenhan won the NTP on the 9th.
On Wednesday, the final day winner was again Wendy Hergenhan with a beautiful 73 nett and winner of both the NTPs also. Debbie Roberts was runner-up with 76.
Little surprise to say the Georgies Fine Jewellery Champion for 2018 was Wendy Hergenhan with 321 gross, this being her sixth consecutive year as champion, well done.
Div.1 gross winner was Kerry Carter with 366 and Debbie Roberts was the nett winner with 324.
Div.2 gross was won by Barbara Ubrihien with 434 and the nett winner was Margaret Atkins with 314.
Div.3 gross winner was Gay Ward with 490 and Robyn Kilkelly won the nett with 330.
The Wednesday nine hole champion was Barbara Chambers.
Saturday the ladies will be playing the Jellat Cup at Tathra and next Wednesday is the return match between Bega and Eden at Bega.