Cook on fire at Mossman

Monday 11 February 2013

Cook on fire at Mossman

by Shona Barbour

Tuesday’s Monthly Medal, sponsored by The Pavillions Port Douglas, was won by Graham Cook with nett 68 ahead of James Browne with nett 71 and John Cameron with nett 72.

Nearest the pins were Ian Steley on 6, Geoff Parmenter on 8, John Carney on 10 and John Cameron on 13 and 17.

The 9 hole Sporters on Wednesday was won by Peter Titus-Rees with 19 points ahead of Dennis Blake with 18 points on a count-back to Kerri-Lynn Williams. Nearest the pins were Shona Barbour on 13 and Kerri-Lynn on 17.

Thursday’s Ladies Lucy Giles Monthly Medal was won by Patti Graham with nett 73 ahead of Ellen Clark with nett 75 and in third place Julie Hooker with nett 76. Nearest the pins were Christie Bouwkamp on 6, Patti on 8, Glenda Christensen on 10, Gayle Healey on 13 and Trish Landy on 17.

Christie won the putting competition with 27 putts.

Saturday’s weather was superb with 55 men competing in the Stableford event.

Division I winner was John Norris with 38 points ahead of Russell Jeffries with 37.
A correction to last week's event saw Russell Jeffries win B Grade with 84 gross.
Division II winner was David Budge with 39 points on a count-back to Dan Hober.
Nearest the pins were John Mitchell on 6, Peter Chrisfield on 8, Russell Hooker on 10, Duncan Cunningham-Reid on 13 and Dan Hober on 17.

In the Ladies event, Samantha Smith was victorious with 34 points on a count-back to Judy McCormack and Patti Graham. Nearest the pins were Patti on 8 and Leonie Phillips on 13.

A few showers in the morning freshened up the course and the winner was John Cameron with 35 points ahead of Art Howard with 33. Nearest the pins were Zac Hore on 8 and John Cameron on 13.

On a lighter note, Hole Number 7, a par 5 dogleg right proved to be a “Paris Hilton” during the previous Saturday's stroke event.  A group of players with handicaps of scratch, 5, 10 and 15 lost five balls on the 7th and an estimated nine balls for the round.