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From The Tee -27/04/2019

Fantastic weather and good course conditions resulted in good scoring at last Saturday’s Par event.

Winner on the day was Darren Frost with plus 7 following a count back from Mark Fitzgerald also finishing on plus 7.

Leah Cheeseman won the ladies event also finishing with plus 7.

Nearest to Pins: 2nd Doug Kenny, second shot to 7th Jack Kerr, 15th Shaun McKenzie, 17th Darren Frost. This weeks Birdie hole was the 11th with Troy Stephens, Jack Kerr, David Absolom and Doug Kenny all achieving a birdie.

Balls down the line required a score of plus 1 or more, Darren Frost, Mark Fitzgerald, Leah Cheeseman +7, Geoff Webber +3, Jack Kerr, Rick Bailey +2, David Absolom, Richard Narik, Dale Evans, Ray Jackson +1.

An excellent field of 34 players competed in last Thursday’s nine hole Stableford event.

Winner on the day with 23 points was Ray Jackson ahead of Darren Cheeseman on 22. Nearest to Pins: 2nd Matt Sinnott, 9th Ray Jackson.

This weeks event is the May Monthly Medal and privilege pot.

From The Tee – 12/01/2019

Another good field competed in last Saturday’s Stableford event.

Winner of A Grade with 43 points was Col Keane ahead of Brian Fitzgerald on 42.

In B Grade Gary Lafferty won with 42 points from Keith Stephens on 40.

Nearest to Pins: 2nd Tom Moran, second shot to 7th Murray Lucas, 9th Keith Baker, 15th Mark Kent, 17th Algie White.

To receive a ball down the line you needed 39 points or more, Col Keane 43, Brian Fitzgerald, Gary Lafferty 42, Keith Stephens 40, Darren Frost, Murray Lucas, Algie White, Norm Tonks, Tony Cronin, Mark Winsall 39.

Col Keane showed he is in good form also winning last Thursday’s nine hole competition with 22 points, by count back from Jeff Collins also on 22.

Bernie Sinnott and David Absolom received a ball down the line.

This weeks event is Stroke.

From The Tee – 08/12/2018

An excellent field of 64 players enjoyed perfect course conditions at last Saturday’s two person Ambrose guest day, sponsored by Sinnott Accountants.

Great to see a number of guest players from Colac, Terang, Warrnambool, Cobden, & Timboon.

Winners on the day were Damian Wynd & Mark Clissold with a nett score of 59 1/2.

Runners up were Darren Fox & Chris White with 61 1/4 and in third place were Richard Narik & Keith Stephens on 62 1/4

Nearest to Pins: 2nd David Regan, second to 7th Chris White, 9th & 15th Liam Lafferty, 17th Ricky Bailey

This Saturday is a is a Stroke event.

From The Tee 01/12/2018

Richard Narik returned 87-21-66 to win the Monthly Medal and privilege pot at last Saturday’s event. Richard won by 5 shots from John O’Donohue 101-30-71.

Tom Moran returned a two over par 74-7-67 to take out A Grade by countback from Keith Baker 79-12-67. 

Nearest to Pins: 2nd Paul Haslem, second shot to 7th and 9th Troy Stephens, 15th Col Keane, 17th Tony Nichols. Birdie hole was the 11th where Tom Moran and David Absolom managed birdies. Longest putt on 18th Algie White. 

Balls down the line went to nett scores of 73 or less: Richard Narik 66, Tom Moran, Keith Baker 67, Bernie Sinnott 68, Troy Stephens, Paul Haslem, John O’Donohue 71, Algie White 72, David Absolom, Norm Tonks 73. 

Brian Fitzgerald won Thursday’s nine hole competition with 24 points, ahead of Ray Jackson on 23. Nearest to Pins: 15th Col Keane, 17th Tim Fitzgerald. 

This Saturday is the Sinnott’s Accountants special guest day. The event is a Two Person Ambrose with non-handicap players invited. Entries taken on the day.

From The Tee – 24/11/2018

Fine weather and excellent course conditions produced high scores at last Saturday’s Stableford event.

Troy Stephens returned an even par 72 off the stick, to score 44 Stableford points to win on the day. Runner up was Darren Fox with 42 points after a countback with Tony Nichols also finishing with 42 points.

Nearest to Pins: 2nd Bernie Sinnott, second shot to 7th Darren Cheeseman, 9th Col Keane, 15th Keith Baker, 17th Col Keane.

The Birdie hole was the 10th and the only birdie scored was by a guest player from Melbourne, Matt Ryan. To receive a ball down the line required 38 points or more, Troy Stephens 44, Darren Fox, Tony Nichols 42, Keith Baker, Mark Sinnott 41, Col Keane, Matt Sinnott 39, Darren Cheeseman, Geoff Webber 38.

Thursday’s nine hole competition saw David Regan win with 23 Stableford points, ahead of Bernie Sinnott on 21.

Nearest to Pins: 2nd Tony Cronin, 9th Brian Fitzgerald. Balls down the line went to Ian Urquhart, Matt Sinnott, Darren Fox, Keith Stephens, Col Keane, Richard Narik, Tony Nichols.

This Saturday is the December Monthly Medal and privilege pot.

From the tee – 11/11/2018

The Camperdown Golf Club held its 2018 annual open tournament over the weekend.

The event was well attended with a chance to win a Car for a Hole-in-One on the par three 9th hole. Sponsored by Colac Toyota. While there were some close shots, no one managed an ace.

Friday was a Mens and Ladies 4BBB, with an excellent field of 84 players competing on the day.

Ladies winners:          Vicki Fitzgerald & Doreen Horan 44 points

Runners up:                Robyn Couch & Maree Finlay 41 points

Nearest to Pins:          2nd R. Couch, 9th M. Dalton, 15th M. Bond, 17th H. Holmes.

Mens winners:            Mark Kent & Andrew Benallack 50 points

Runners up:                Tom Moran & David Regan 46 points

Nearest to Pins:          2nd D. Absolom, 9th K. Baker, 15th G. Thomson, 17th B. Fitzgerald.


Saturday was a Mens 18 hole Stroke event, with another good field of 43 players.

A Grade Scratch winner:        Jack Kerr 75

Handicap winner:                   David Absolom nett 70 by count back

Runner up:                              Ash Sinnott nett 70


B Grade Scratch winner:        Sam Walsh 86

Handicap winner:                   Ray Jackson nett 65

Runner up:                              Mark Sinnott 69


Nearest to Pins:          2nd D. Beard, second shot to 7th P Cashmore, 9th M. Hassett, 15th M. Clissold, 17th B. Fitzgerald.


Sunday was a mixed Pinehurst with 23 teams competing.

Winners:                      Darren & Leah Cheeseman nett 67 2/8

Runners up:                Janine & Andrew Stephens 69 1/8


Nearest to Pins:          2nd M. White & R. Bailey, 9th T. Nichols, 15th J. Stephens, 17th G. Gill  & Keane.


The weekend also ran a progressive longest putt on the 18th: Ladies winner, V. Fitzgerald with 6.06 metre putt. Mens winner, P. Cashmore with 7.77 metre putt.

The Camperdown Golf Club would like to thank all the support from sponsors of the tournament and visiting clubs which contributed to a very successful weekend.

From The Tee – 27/10/2018

Fine weather and excellent course conditions greeted competitors in last Saturday’s Crowe Horwath Guest Day. The event was played in Ambrose format.
Winners on the day were Darren Fox, Mark Fitzgerald, Jamie Horan and Ben Gaut nett 52 7/8, from Jeff Collins, Norm Tonks and Ian Henderson 56 4/6.

Nearest to Pins: 9th Ben Gaut, 15th Jamie Horan, 17th Matt Buckle.  

This week is the November Monthly Medal and privilege pot, sponsored by Keith Baker Plumbing.

The following weekend is the Camperdown Open Tournament.

From The Tee – 20/10/2018

A smaller field of players took part in last Saturday’s Par event at the Camperdown Golf Club in were tough conditions. 

Winner on the day was Keith Baker with +4 from John O’Donohue on +3. Reflecting the tricky condition only one nearest to pin was record on the 7th by Dale Evans. 

Balls down the line required a score of -2 or better: Keith Baker +4, John O’Donohue +3, Tony Cronin +1, Mark Sinnott, Michael Hassett -2. 

At last Thursday’s nine hole competition Troy Stephens won with 20 Stableford points. To split the second place required a four way count back where Michael Hassett on 17 claimed the runner prize ahead of Richard Narik, Mark Sinnott and Bernie Sinnott also on 17 points.

Nearest to Pins: 15th Richard Narik, 17th Michael Hassett

This Saturday is the Crowe Horwath Guest Day, three person Ambrose.

From The Tee 25/08/18

Sixteen players enjoyed the fine weather at last Saturday’s Stableford event. The competition was played using the bottom nine twice again. Hopefully the improved weather will enable the top nine to be opened this week.

Dale Evans returned the excellent score of 46 points to win on the day with Jamie Collins runner up on 40.
Nearest to Pins: 2nd Richard Narik, 9th Simon Baker, 15th & 17th Bernie Sinnott. The Birdie hole was the 16th where Simon Baker and Bernie Sinnott scored birdies.

Balls down the line: Dale Evans 46, Jamie Collins 40, Dale Absolom, Simon Baker, Keith Baker, Bernie Sinnott, John O’Donohue 38 points.

At last Thursday’s nine hole Stableford competition Mark Winsall won with 21 points from Keith Baker on 20.
Nearest to Pins: 15th Ricky Bailey, 17th Simon Baker.

This Saturday’s event is the September Monthly Medal sponsored by RJ & KL Bailey P/L

From The Tee 03/03/2018

Tom Moran returned an excellent score of 69-7-62 to claim Saturday’s Monthly Medal and privileged pot by one shot at the Camperdown Golf Club.

Tom’s score of 3 under Par in a stroke event played from the back tee markers ticks all the boxes to be considered a new course record. Runner up in A Grade was David Absolom also with an excellent score of 73-10-63.


In B Grade Andrew Narik won with 83-16-67 by count back from David Regan 81-14-67. Nearest to Pins: 2nd Darren Frost, 7th, 9th and 17th all won by Murray Lucas, 15th Peter Hughes.

The day also incorporated a Putting competition with Tom Moran winning with 25 Putts. The Birdie hole this week was the 8th where Nick Lillie managed a birdie.


Reflecting the good scores on the day, a nett score of 69 or less was required to receive a ball down the line; Tom Moran 62, David Absolom 63, Nick Lillie 65, Andrew Narik, David Regan 67, Darren Frost 68, Murray Lucas, Ray Jackson 69. 

Last Thursday’s nine hole Par event saw Simon Baker continue his great form, returning a two under par score for the second consecutive week. Simon finished with +5 ahead of Peter Skene +3.

Nearest to Pins: 15th Matt Sinnott, 17th Jack Kerr. Balls down the line to Keith Baker, Simon Baker, Peter Skene, Matt Sinnott.

This Saturday is a Stableford event.

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