Sports Reports July 22nd
Saturday July 18th saw three Club Championship Games played. In a Semi Final of the Open Singles John Jackson played Col Stanley, this game was played in the manner that a Semi Final should be played however the scores did not tell the closeness of the contest. Col ran out 31 shots to 13 shots over 28 ends.
In Handicap Singles: Robert Walls (+1) played Mallie Walls (0). Robert won the first four ends opening a small lead one that Mallie was unable to overcome and Robert went on to win 31 shots to 22 shots over 34 ends. The second game of Handicap Singles was between Andrew Sparke (-2) and Roger Cox (+2). Roger took advantage of the 4 shot start and by end 5 he held a 7 shot lead. Andrew never lost sight of the final objective and by end 11 had taken the lead one that did not last long however Roger then took the next 2 ends and a slender lead only to lose the next 7 ends, Andrew held Roger at bay until end 29 when the scores were again level Andrew again drew ahead but Roger was not about to give in just yet and by end 37 the scores were again even at 29 shots all. With either player only wanting 2 shots to win Roger held the next end only to see Andrew play 2 of the best bowls seen played in a long time drawing the 2 shots wanted with his last 2 bowls, taking the win 31 shots to 29 shots over 38 ends.
Now to next Weekend: Saturday July 27th: Start: 12.00pm. Starters: Paul Johnson and Murray Bourke. Umpire: John Jackson.
Club Pairs: Scott Campbell and Boyd Stanley to play Dan Kennedy and Barry Walls. John Jackson and Barry Campbell to play Cameron Peardon and Murray Bourke
Open Singles: Anthony Bull to play John McIlwain marker Col Stanley.
Major/ Minor Pairs: David Wilcox and Paul Johnson to play Mallie Walls and Ian Jacobs.
Handicap Singles: Robert Goodchild to play Robert Moore marker Andrew Sparke.
As stated last week all boarded games are play or Forfeit as the Match Committee endeavours to finalise the Club Pairs and Open Singles to have a Club Champion in both games in the Champion of Champions.
The Bowls Bandit
There was no golf played last Wednesday due to the cold weather.
This week we are playing a Stroke and Putting Competition incorporating a Golf NSW Medal round.
Next week is the President v Captains Match Play with Vicki Reeves as the starter. Vicki introduced this event to the 2020 programme. It is sure to be a strongly contested match with some friendly rivalry.
Last Sunday a good field contested an 18 hole stableford for a club trophy. The winner on a countback with 37 points was Steven Sole, with Jake Ellis runner up. Nearest to the pins were Barry Simpson on the 7th and 18th with Bob Constance taking the 10th.
Next Sunday will be an 18 hole stableford for a club trophy. The OTS was also won on Sunday with Tim Ellis picking up a handy $90