From the Rough

The Devonport Country Club women hosted their Annual Spring Tournament last week beginning with the Darren Spencer Stableford on Wednesday August 28th. The inclement weather saw some withdrawals but, after a delayed start, play was underway with visiting participants from Launceston, Mowbray, Ulverstone, Penguin and Wynyard.

Yvonne Dry from Penguin easily won Division 1 with an excellent 41 points from Devonport’s Kylie Flack, 35 points. Better scores were Judy Glozier (Ulverstone) 34 on a countback from local players Carol Ooi and Lain Thorn.

Division 2 winner was Cheryl Roughley 33 from Judy Webster 31, with better scores Fleur King (Ulverstone) 29 and Di Warren 29.

In Division 3 Maureen Walton 34 won from Ulverstone’s Gwen Doyle 33, Pam Hine 32 and Annette Dodd 31.

The team event went to locals Lain Thorn, Cheryl Roughley and Lu Proud with 97 points.

Fifty-six players entered the Tournament Anvers Confectionery Foursomes on Friday August 30th. This event included the North-West Foursomes Champion of Champions competition with locals Kaye Morse and Lain Thorn 91 taking out the title from Smithton’s Jill Dixon and Meg Gardiner.

Kaye Morse and Lain Thorne

Carol Ooi & Vicki Matthews took out the Division 1 Gross event with 87 from Wynyard’s Lyn Cowin & Vivien Hancock 90 followed by Lain Thorn & Kaye Morse 91 and R Emmerton & Kylie Flack 91.

Division 2 Gross winners were Colleen Dart & Jackie Revell scoring 107 with Georgie Hutchinson & Di Warren runners up on 109 on a c/b from Shaaron Bradley & Marlene Saunders.

Carol Ooi & Vicki Matthews also won the Division 1 Nett event on 75 from Ruth Emmerton & Kylie Flack 75.5. Nett winners in Division 2 were also Colleen Dart & Jackie Revell scoring 77 with runners up sister pairing Jan March & Helen Thompson 78.5

Visiting players were welcomed from Launceston, Ulverstone, Penguin, Wynyard, Seabrook & Smithton Clubs.

Spring is here and the golf calendar is starting to fill up with lots of events being scheduled at the local clubs. Here are some of the Coming Events.

11th September – GNW Club Delegates Meeting Ulverstone Golf Club.

14th September – Ulverstone Golf Club Yellow and Purple Tee Championships. Open Invitation to men and women. 10:30 Shotgun Start. Entries can be emailed to cost is $10 per player.

22nd & 23rd September – Ulverstone Foursomes Championship weekend. Saturday is Men’s and Ladies Championships and Sunday is Mixed Championships. Seeded draw and entries close on the 18th September.

29th September – Golf Tasmania AGM will be held at the Royal Hobart Golf Club at 11:00am. All clubs are asked to ensure that they send representatives to the meeting. For more information please contact Golf Tasmania.

14th October – Burnie Spring Tournament. Scramble Foursome. Email entry and player list to Mrs Marie Redman Ph: 0409 350 151. Cost $22 includes lunch.

2nd November – Annual 2019 Rosebery Golf Open. Entry Nominations to Email: Or Mobile 0438731223. Entries close on the 30th October.

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