Tuesday 24 th November
Forecast early morning rain was absent but the promised westerly wind was present to add spice to
the 32 that entered a Stableford Alliance 2-scores-to-count la Portuguese.
Jimmy van Rensburg, Don Thomson, John Abbott and John Dell took conditions in their stride to post
an unbeatable 98 points to finish convincing winners. Some way behind, although still happy with
their return, Tom Tagg, Barrie Brady, Andy Barnes and Paul Fryer took second position with 91
Sharing the Hamer & Sukkel at prize giving Martyn Weaver, Brian Shirley, Andy Manson and Eugene
Erasmus along with Rick Hill, Derick van Harmelen, Heinz Czepluch and John Muggeridge were
stunned to find that their joint scores of 87 points had trailed the rest of the field.
Don Thomson birdieing the 13th hole captured the carryover pool for his covey.
Individual round of the morning went to Arnie Schultz with his nett 67.
Friday 27th November
A beautiful with a moderate wind mostly from the south 41 players entered the draw to play a
Stableford Alliance 2-scores-to-count competition.
Enjoying conditions Don Thomson, Dave Curran and Shaun (A.K.A Johan) Uys playing a 3-ball tied
with John Abbott, Paul Parker, Ian Storer and Paul Fryer on 93 points to finish in first place.
The Hammer & Sukkel eventually resided with Mark Warren, Arnie Schultz, Andy Manson and John
Muggeridge with their return of 79 points landing the undesired trophy on their table at prize giving.
Birdies on the par threes were in short supply and James Lobban’s on the 6th was surpassed by
Bryan Robinson on the 11th to capture the pool.
Matt Chadwick’s and Neil Loundar both with nett 66 were the best rounds of the day.
Highlight of the morning was Jenny Ralph’s eagle three on the par five 9th hole to round off a
thoroughly enjoyable day.