The wet weather finally subsided to allow the whole 18 holes to be open last Saturday just in time for the first round of the club championships. The day also included the October Monthly Medal.
The winner in A Grade by countback was Jack Kerr 75-5-70 from Darren Fox 78-8-70.
B Grade winner Luke Clarke 85-13-72 won from Bernie Sinnott 86-13-73 following a countback with Brian Fitzgerald also finishing with a nett 73.
C Grade winner and also the Monthly Medal was Simon Gill 100-31-69 ahead of Mark Fitzgerald.
Nearest to Pins: 2nd David Absolom, second shot to 7th Tim Fitzgerald, 15th David Absolom, 17th Darren Fox. Putting competition Jack Kerr 27 putts. Longest putt on 18th Tom Moran
Balls down the line required a nett score of 74 or less; Simon Gill, Mark Fitzgerald 69, Jack Kerr, Darren Fox 70, Luke Clarke 72, Brian Fitzgerald, Bernie Sinnott 73, Sam Walsh, Darren Frost, Simon Baker 74.
A good field also played in last Thursday’s nine hole competition with Jack Kerr winning on 19 stableford points after a four way countback from David Absolom, Keith Stephens and Darren Fox all finishing on 19 points.
Nearest to Pins: 2nd Bernie Sinnott, 9th Darren Fox.
Leaders in the championships after first round:
A Grade: Jack Kerr 75, Darren Fox 78, Simon Baker 79
B Grade: Luke Clarke 85, Bernie Sinnott, Brian Fitzgerald 86
C Grade: Rick Carr 94, Norm Tonks 95, Dale Evans 96
This week is the second round of the Championships.