Local golpher Steve Blackmore managed an Eagle while competing in the Teven Golg Club’s Men’s Division on January 13.
Blackmore managed the feat during the nine-hole Stableford competition.
Achieved on the first hole, the Eagle set Blackmore up perfectly for the rest of the competition and he held on to win by one point from John Harbisher (21 points).
Ball rundown: David Fowler – 20 pts; John Selwood – 18 pts, Paul Gumbleton – 18 pts, Frank Jamieson – 18 pts, Terry Prendergast – 18 pts, Rex Nixon –17 pts.
NTPs: 4th – Paul Gumbleton, 8th – David Fowler. Putting – Paul Gumbleton – 13 putts.
The result followed a 4BBB competition on Saturday December 30 and an 18-hole Stroke competition for the Monthly Medal on January 6.
In the 4BBB Ian Coochiroff and Greg Unwin (on 24 points) came out on top after a three-way countback made Steve Marks and Rex Nixon, with Steve Blackmore and Barry Kiddle the runners-up.
Ball rundown: Kevin Reibelt and Corey Watson (23 pts); Denis Leard and Jeff Smith (22 pts), David Fowler and Richard Lawrence (22 pts), John Selwood and Sean Egan (22 pts).
NTPs: fourth David Fowler, eighth Steve Blackmore.
John Selwood (net 53) won last week’s 18-hole Stroke game for the Monthly Medal.
David Fowler (net 55) came in second in front of Stephen Marks (net 55), Paul Gumbleton (net 56), Peter Blackwood (net 56), Kevin Reibelt (net 56) and Rex Nixon (net 58).
NTPs: fourth Paul Gumbleton, eighth Bernie Julian (within flag-length); 14th Ian Coochiroff.
Putting: Steve Blackmore, Paul Beckey, David Richardson and Peter Blackwood (30 putts each).
The next competition will take place on January 20.
It will be a nine-hole stroke competition.
Please arrive at 6.15am for a 6.30 start.