Written by Paul Nunn
Swansea Golf Club Report 23rd November 2019
FOBS Final Round
FOBS (Freycinet, Orford, Bicheno, Swansea) is an annual event played over 4 rounds. Today was the 4th and final round for 2019 played at Orford Golf Club.
FOBS Results on the day; Orford 186, Swansea 158, Freycinet 155, Bicheno 136
Results after 4 rounds; Swansea 702, Orford 693, Freycinet 653, Bicheno 641.
Swansea Men Best Max Hall 37, Tim Bond 36.
Swansea Ladies Best Jan Darke 30, Leza Thornton 29.
Nearest the Pin Ladies 2/11th Jan Darke 7/16th Sally Siepen.
Wednesday 20th November
Ladies – Canadian Foursomes
Winner Kathy Dance/Leza Thornton 57.5
Runner Up Alison Smith/Lee Bennett 65
NTP 2nd on 3rd Leza/Kath, 2nd on 4th Leza/Kath, 3rd on 6th Jan/Judith, 7th Angela.
Birdies Leza Thornton, Kathy Dance.
Gobblers Alison Smith, Joanna Whelan
Wednesday; Rick Dance 28, Steve Kenny 28 Putts Tim Bond 10
Friday; No results available.
27th Ladies – Monthly Medal – Stroke
30th Bendigo Bank Sponsored Day - Stroke
4th Club Trophy Play off – Stroke
7th Monthly Medal Sponsored by Tas. Abalone Farm - Stroke
Every great golfer has learned to think positively, to assume the success and not the failure of a shot, to disregard misfortune and too accept disaster, and never indulge the futility of remorse and blame. These are the hardest lessons of all. Pat Ward-Thomas.
Written by Paul Nunn
Swansea Golf Club Report 16th November 2019
The Saturday event played in very windy conditions was generously sponsored by the Swansea Corner Store.
1st Rick Dance, Paul Nunn, Rod Smith, Darryl Down 60 nett 51 c/b
2nd Jim Morris, Ray Dart, Steve Dart, Jim Miley 61 nett 51
3rd Ricky Wright, Len Evans, Barry Skeggs, Keith Breheny 62 nett 53
NTP 6/15th Barry Skeggs, 8/17th John Whetlor
Super Pin 4/13th Ricky Wright 7/16th Len Evans
Apology to Rick Dance who last week scored 48 points not 38 and his gross score of 60 being one of the lowest ever recorded at the Swansea Golf Club.
Wednesday 13th November
Ladies – Alison Donaldson Trophy - Stroke
18 Hole; Winner Louise Mc Kenna 31.5 Runner Up Sally Siepen 31
9 Hole; Winner Libby Wardlaw 37.5 Runner Up Di Garcia 39.5 c/b
NTP 18 holers 8/17th Angela Barden 9 holers 7th Hellen Hall
Birdies Jo Whelan, Sally Siepen, Alison Smith X 2
Gobblers Jo Whelan X 2
Wednesday; M Woolveridge 29, Barry Skeggs 30 Putts Rod Smith 14 c/b.
Friday; Peter Lea 30, Greg West 30 Putts M. Carr 12
20th Ladies Canadian Foursomes
23rd FOBS at Orford 9.30 for 10.00 am
27th Ladies Monthly Medal – Stroke
30th Bendigo Bank sponsored day - Stroke
After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye.~ PGA Golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez