Sharpshooter still not enough fire power to win
Another starring performance from Kaine Herbert was not enough to give Undera a chance against Dookie United.
The four-ball stroke competition on Saturday was sponsored by Alex and Cheryl Howson and was the qualifying round for the Olympic Cup which has been the club’s major four-ball event since the Melbourne Olympics of 1956.
The GMCU Monthly Medal for August was won by Steve Haigh with 73-4-69. His bogey four on the sixth was countered by a birdie on the seventh, enabling him to turn on par. On the back nine, he bogeyed 13th and 15th for a two-over round and a small amendment to his GA handicap.
A racing syndicate which started as a hobby between 10 Tatura locals has ‘‘snowballed’’ into something much bigger.
They say a draw is like kissing your sister — you get two points, but no-one really feels good about it.
Saturday’s stableford event saw an increase in numbers to allow two grades. A-grade winner with an impressive round of 78, 12, 66 was club champion Bruce Brown. He was also Privilege Cup winner for the day and shook his own hand when receiving his own sponsored prize.
The Privilege Cup, sponsored by Shepparton BMW, was won on Saturday by Dave Cornwall with 39 stableford points.
Tatura and Rochester locked horns in a classic Goulburn Valley League arm-wrestle on Saturday, with the Bulldogs producing an 11-point win to virtually seal their finals fate.
Tatura’s core group, headed by coach Jamason Daniels, will return for another stint at the kennel next year.
With a win against Murchison-Toolamba on Saturday, a finals spot for Avenel looks almost set.
The biggest field for a while enjoyed fine weather and the hospitality of the president and the first lady. Prizes were plentiful and most people went home with something.
The stableford event sponsored by GB Coffee Shepparton was played in perfect golfing weather — cold but fine.
AFL Goulburn Murray’s inaugural region general manager Martin Gleeson has resigned after five years in the role.
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