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Carson Nearly Sweeps Cavanbah Bridge Awards

South Golden Beach’s Graham Carson won all but one title in the recent Bridge competition at the Cavanbah centre. Photo supplied.

It was a golden time for South Golden Beach’s Graham Carson who all but swept the 2018 awards at the Byron Bay Bridge Club.

He teamed up with John Paynter to win the Autumn Pairs; qualified with Ian Pick, Lorraine and Mark Miller for the regional finals of the Grand National Open Teams tournament; then won the Spring Pairs with Clive Klugman.

Adding to his honours, Graham teamed up with Chris Morgan, Patricia Ellis and Kadri Nelmes to win the Club’s annual teams day.

The two-week Club Championship, won by Fay Bogg and Brian Sundstrom, was the only major event to elude Graham.

‘Success at the bridge table is always welcomed’ admits Graham ‘but the best parts of the game are that it keeps the brain cells stimulated and that you meet so many like-minded people who are more than happy to share their knowledge.’

The Club plans to offer an 8-week beginner course from 9:30-11:30 on Fridays starting 8 February 2019. The cost is $80 per person. Please contact Clive at [email protected] or call 0414616132.

The Club meets on Fridays. Guests are welcome not later than 12:15.


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