Bristow wins monthly medal

Lachlan Bristow won the Tumut Golf Club monthly medal on Saturday.

Lachlan Bristow swapped the footy boots for the golf clubs on Saturday and proved too good for his rivals in Tumut Golf Club’s monthly medal. 

With a score of 69 nett, Bristow was the overall winner and B-Grade winner.

Col Duncan finished second overall with 70 nett and Steve Gooley placed third with 71 nett. 

Ted Clarke won C-Grade with 75 nett and Aaron Mulvihill topped A-Grade and led the 16 ball competition winners on 71 nett, through to Mark Shanahan on 77 nett. 

Don Dixon (78cm) finished nearest to the pin on hole four and Keith Dehnert (6.2m) was the closest on hole nine. 

Robert Crawford picked up four balls when winning the Eagles Nest on hole eight. 

The yearly monthly medal contenders will do battle on Saturday, and A-Grade contenders are Steven Kell, Logan Carroll, Harley Gulliford, David Wilde, Keith Dehnert, Derek Elliott, Robert Crawford, Byron Crawford and Aaron Mulvihill.

B-Grade contenders are Adrian Pentland, Larry Larder, Steve Gooley, Phil Lumsden, Louie Mulvihill, Lachlan Bristow and Darryl Ryan.

C-Grade contenders are Keith Cooper, Greg Cullen, Gary Fitzallen, Brett Skeers, Robin Reid, Barry Crane, Jeff Daniels, Glen Day, John Cruise and Ted Clarke.

18 players turned out for the Sunday stableford and Geoff Brain was the winner with 38 points, finishing two ahead of Col Duncan on 36 points. 

Steve Kell led the eight ball competition winners on 36 points, through to Brett Skeers on 33 points. 

Geoff Brain (4.79m) finished nearest to the pin on hole four and Bill Masters (60cm) was closest on hole 17.

Jeff Johnson won the Daylight Savings competition, scoring 31 points to hold off Kurt Greenhalgh on count back.

Mark Shanahan led the seven ball competition winners on 32 ½ through to Jack Dean in 36. 

Midweek golf was won by Peter Linnegar with 37 points, with Matt Downing leading the four ball competition winners on 35 points through to Ian McDougall on 33 points. 

The Thursday Chook Run was a popular affair with 26 golfers and Steve Gooley was the winner on 22 points, finishing ahead of Matt Downing on count back. 

Brian Dehnert led the six ball competition winners on 22 points, through to Steve Delaney on 19 points. 

Tuesday’s seniors golf also had 26 players contest the Reg Crampton stableford, and Peter Carolan won with 27 points, defeating the second placed Ross Kell by one point.

Steve Delaney led the eight ball competition winners on 25 points through to Keith Cooper on 20 points. 

Bill Masters hit the nearest to the pin finishing just 3cm from the flag on hole nine. 

Judy Cooper was the 18-hole division one ladies stableford weekly competition with 36 points, while Pam McDonald took out Division two with 37 points. 

Pam McDonald also won the nine-hole competition. 

This Saturday through to Friday will see the ladies again contest an 18-hole stableford and nine-hole stroke ball competition. 

On Thursday is the Ladies Christmas party, which commences at 7pm. Names need to be in by Tuesday.

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