RESULTS OF THE 2019 COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP
PLAY AT THE MIDLANDS GOLF CLUB BALLARAT
ON MAY 6 & 7 2019
One hundred and seven players from across Victoria gathered at the Midlands Golf Cub to play in the prestigious VVGA Country Championship for 2019.
The golf course was in great condition, and we must thank the course superintendence and his staff, for their efforts in preparing the golf course for our enjoyment.
Weather for the two days was cool with a mild breeze on both Days.
On the Monday evening some sixty members and their wives and partners enjoyed the evening meal at the Midlands Golf Clubs’ dining rooms.
4 BBB MONDAY
1st Frank Fitzpatrick & Peter Bray 46 pts
2nd John Miller & Bob Bates 45pts c/b
3rd Les Lloyd & Bill Richards 45 pts
Robert Lynxes & Ferdo Masiero 44pts
Kevin Hall & Darryl Shields 44pts
Bevan Zimmerman & Ian Ferguson 43 pts
Graham Healy & Alan Pell 42 pts
Ron Smith & Kevin Elliott 42 pts
Des Campbell & Earl Lansdown 42 pts
Barry Matthews & Les Velc0e 42
MONDAY 4 BBB RESULTS CONTINUED
John Cahill & Brian Farley
Bernie Klein & Glyn Mercer 42 pts
Ian Templeton & John Moulton 42 pts.
SINGLE STABLEFORD TUESDAY
Div 1 Winner: Barry Matthews 38 pts
Runner up: Peter Bray 35pts.
Div 2 Winner: James Murdock 34 pts.
Runner up: Vince Beekman 34 pts.
STABLEFORD BALL RUNDOWN
Les Lloyd 34
Bill Richards 33
Ian Ferguson 33
Brian Smith 33
Bill Cleary 33
Brian Farley 32
Robert Lyness 32
John Cahill 32
Michael Dale 31
Kevin Hall 31
Merv Fox 31
Kevin Elliott 31
Winner: John Ciezki 151 (4 hole play off)
Runner up: John Thomson 151
STROKE BALL RUNDOWN TUESDAY
Kevin Atherton 69
Gary Guest 73
Oscar Pretto 73
Warren Binder 73
Roger Stephens 75
Mark Britt 75
Geoff Cohen 76
Merv Schadendorff 76
David Begg 76
STROKE BALL RUNDOWN MONDAY
John Wills 69
Bob Bride 69
John Cockfield 70
John Ciezki 70
Peter Thomson 71
Dennis Cooper 71
Mark Britt 72
Brian Barrell 73
Barry Archbold. 73
NEAREST THE PINS MONDAY
3 Jeff Klar
11 Roger Stephen
16 Jeff Klar
NEAREST THE PINS TUESDAY
3 Brian Jones.
11 Bill Richards.
16 Jeff Klar.
Left to right: John Ciezki 2019 Country Champion, John Wills, Captain Daryl Dunford, Barry Matthews, Div 1 Winner Stableford Tuesday Brian Barrell Net 36 Holes winner.
RESULTS OF VVGA STATE 4BBB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
PLAYED AT NEANGAR PARK GOLF CLUB
ON MONDAY MARCH 18 AND TUESDAY MARCH 19
One hundred players, or fifty pairs were present from across Victoria to play in this prestigious event. The weather for the two days was ideal for golf, and the golf course was in great condition, thanks to the effort of the golf course superintendent and the many members, who gave of their time to ensure the success of the event. Also we must thank the ladies for the morning teas, on both days, the take away lunch for the Monday and the lunch at the conclusion of play on the Tuesday.
36 HOLES GROSS SCORES & 4BBB STATE CHAMPIONS
Kevin Robinson & John Ciezki 71 -71 =142
36 HOLES GROSS SCORES & 4BBB STATE R/UP
Gavin Sheehan – Ross McFarlane 73 -70 =143
36 HOLES BEST NETT SCORE WINNERS
Dom Pompei – Sam Bilardi 119
36 HOLES BEST NETT SCORES DIV 2
Winners Dom Pomei – Sam Bilardi 57 – 62 =119
R/Up Ron Smith – Kevin Elliott 63 – 60 =123
3 Darryl Dunford
7 John Ciezki
10 Greg Proctor
12 Chis Hanson
16 Kevin Robinson (Hole In One)
3 John Robertson
7 Bernie Klein
10 Brad Guan
12 John Ciezki
16 Daryl Dunford
Ball Run Down
MONDAY 18TH March
57 Dom Pompei – Sam Bilardi
58 Phil Masterson – Anthony Dennis
60 Brian Smith – Lindsay Kramer
62 Bernie Kline – Glyn Mercer
63 Richard Olsen –Brian Hazel
63 Kevin Robinson – John Ciezki
63 Geoff Cook – Brad Guan
63 Ron Smith – Levin Elliott
64 Brian Holcombe – Norm West
64 laurie Commerford – Trevor Booth
64 Daryl Dunford – John Robertson
65 Chis Hanson – Ian Perry
65 Bernie Coyle – Ray Desmond
65 Barry Archbold – Merv Schadendorft
TUESDAY 19th MARCH
61 Brian Holcombe – Norm West
61 Daryl Edwards –Geoff Stevens
63 John Currie – Roger Sellwood
63 Les Dean – Mick O’Sullivan
63 Peter Slown – Bob Stonehouse
64 Graeme Heausler – Andrew Lewis
65 Brian Smith – Lindsay Kramer
65 Nell Rist – Peter Lees
65 Phil Marsterson –Dennis Anthony
65 Bob Bates – John Miller
65 Trevor Bishop – John Crockfield
64 John Hiscock – Ian Furneaux
Left to Right: Bernie Klein, Glyn Mercer, Don Pompei and Sam Billardi, winners of the Best Net scores Division 2, VVGA Captain Daryl Dunford and 4BBB State Champions for 2018 Kevin Robinson and John Ciezki. Kevin Robinson also had a hole in one on the 16thhole on the Monday.
RESULTS OF THE VICTORIAN VETERAN GOLFER’S CHAMPIONSHIP
PLAYED AT THE BELVIOR PARK GOLF CLUB
ON THE 8TH and 9TH OF OCTOBER 2018
Monday the 1st day of the Championship the 102 players who had entered the event were greeted with a good day for golf, blue sky with a very light wind. Tuesday the second day was and overcast day with possible light showers of misty rain.
The golf course was in great condition, thanks to the course superintendent his staff and the many members who gave of their time to ensure the success of the Championship. We also thank the ladies who provided the morning teas, and lunches on both days.
Results 4BBB Stableford on Monday
1st Laurie Lees & Kevin Steart 47 pts.
2nd John Eddengton & Richard Olsen 45pts c/b
3rd Merve Schadendorf & Dennis Bush 45 pts.
Ball Run Down 4 BBB.
Brian Farley &John Canis 44 pts, Peter Eaton & Geoff Menlove 44pts, Bill Burns & Graham Kruti 43pts, Brian Holcombe & Norm West 43pts, Merv Fox & Allan Grant 43pts, Tony Hannan & Peter Batterham 42pts, Lindsay Kramer & Geoff Wild 42pts, Chis McGorge & John Hiscock 42pts, Dom Pompie & John Pisa 41pts, Brian Smith & Les lock 41pts, Bob Hayes & Les Lock 41pts, Bob Hayes & Barry Newman 41pts, Harold Hayes & Robert Taylor 41pts.
DIV 1 Winner: Bill Richards 41pts c/b. Runner- up Bevan Zimmerman 41pts
DIV 2 Winner: Geoff Wilde 43pts c/b. Runner – up Peter Batterham 43pts.
STABLEFORD BALL RUNDOWN
Les Llyod 39, Cyrill Anderson 39, Ron Smith 39, Barry Newmann 38 Ian Ferguson 38, Merv Schadendorfe 38, Bill Cleary 38, Peter Blay 38, Harold Hayes 38, Richard Olsen 38, John Eddington 37, Des Campbell 37, Chis Malgolge 37, Bill Johnston 36, Graham Krytli 36, Earl Landsdown 36, John Robertson 36, David Riddell 35, Lindsay Kramer 35,Dom Pompie 35.
CHAMPIONSHIP STROKE GOSS
Ross McFarlane won his ninth State title with rounds of 81- 72 = 153 from runner – up Mal Barnes with 82 â€“ 72 = 154.
Winner: John Rosenbrook 138 Net, Runner up: Dennis Cooper 139 Net.
Ball rundown for Monday.
Rob Sutton 67, Kevin Etherton 69, Chis Hanson 70, Leigh Greening 70, Rob Grant 71, Len Prior 71.
Ball rundown for Tuesday (Net Scores)
Dennis Cooper 73, Geof Briggs 71, Tim Webb 71, Brad Johnston 72, John Rosenbrook 72, Kevin Etherton 73, Peter Mazur 73 ,Leigh Greening 73, Len Prior 73, Chis Hanson 73.
NEAREST TO THE PINS MONDAY
3rd Les Dean, 5th Barry Archbold, 8th Kevin Eatherton, 11th Geoff Briggs 16th Robbie Sutton.
NEAREST TO THE PINS TUESDAY
3rd Kevin Robinson, 5th Jim Murdock, 8th Roy Lyness, 11th Spike Jones, 16th Robbie Sutton.
Left to right Geoff Wild Div 2 winner Tuesday, Bill Richards Div 1 winner Tuesday, with Ross McFarlane after winning his ninth State Championship.
RESULTS OF THE 2018 2018 TEAMS EVENT
PLAYED AT THE JUBBILEE GOLF CLUB ON MONDAY 17TH AND TUESDAY 18TH OF SEPTEMBER.
34 District Teams or 104 players’ entry this prestigious event, with 110 players and their partners attending the dinner on the Monday night.
Weather condition were dry with a cold light wind on both days.
The surrounding country side is in bad need of rain.
The winning team was from North Eastern number two team, with a total of 185 points was Geoff Brown, Paul Morris and Ray Borschann from their number one team on a count back also on 185 points.
36 holes winner was Ian Dinsdale 70 points.
18 holes winner day 1 Barry Neumann 36 points.
18 holes day 2 Joe Jhoty 39 points.
Nearest the pin winners
4th Kesh Krisna, 8th Merv Fox, 13th Bill Estrada, 17th Geoff Brown.
A most successful and enjoyable tournament by all who attended.
Next Years’ Events for 2019 will be held on and at the following venues
4 Ball Championship. Neangar Park Bendigo 18 -19 March.
Country Championship Midlands Ballarat. 6 – 7 May.
Sand Scrape Championship Dimboola 12 -13 August.
Teams’ Championship Beaufort 16 -17 September.
State Championship Casterton 7-8 October.
Winning Team left to right: Paul Norris, Ray Borschann and Geoff Brown.
RESULTS OF THE 2018 SAND SCRAPE CHAMPOINSHIP
PLAYED AT TALBOT GOLF CLUB AUGUST 13 AND 14
Weather for the two days of the event was clouded, quite cold but lovely days when the sun did break through.
Sixty players from a cross Victoria made the effort to attend this event, and were treated with old country hospitality by the members of the club, with a cook breakfast being available for the players on both days.
The course was in great condition, thanks to the many members who gave of their time to ensure the success of the tournament.
RESULTS – Monday August 13th Day 1 4 BBB Stableford
Winners Phil Hall & Robert Webb from Chamlambar with 46 points.
Runner- up Neil Risy & Peter Lets from Devil Bend with 44 points C/B
Nearest the pins 2nd Bill Cleary Kilmore, 12th Robert Webb Chalambar,
14th Trevor Bishop Devil Bend.
Ball run down 44 to 40 points.
CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS -Tuesday August 14th Nett Events
Div 1 Winner – Noel Winnell 64 points C/B.
Runner-up Robert Taylor 64 points.
Div 2 Winner – Lindsay Kzamer 66 points C/B
Runner-up Len Waith 67 points C/B.
Div 3 Winner – Chis Verdman 65 points.
Runner-up Norm West 68 points.
BEST NET SCORE OVER 70 Alf Jones Trophy
Winner Noel Winnell 64 points C/B.
SAND SCRAPE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2018
Champion Peter Thompson from Barwon Valley with 74 from Ross McFarlane also from Barwon Valley with 75.
Left to right Sand Scrape Champion for 2018 Peter Thomson and VVGA President Allan Henderson.
Left to right VVGA Captain Daryl Dunford, Alf Jones over seventy winner Noel Winnell and President Allan Henderson.
RESULTS OF THE 4BBB STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYED AT THE YARRAM GOLF CLUB ON THE 19TH AND 20TH OF MARCH 2018
Two hundred and eight players from across Victoria attended this year’s event. The weather for the two days, was ideal for golf, sunny with a moderate wind on both days with fast greens. The golf course is a sand belt course carved out of natural bush which is a credit to the members of the club who maintain the golf course, with advice from a visiting course superintendent. The dinner at the The Shippin Motel on the Monday night was attended by ninety-two of the players and their partners’.
Ross McFarlane and Gavin Sheehan won their third 4BBB Stroke Championship with scores of 75 / 72 147 from Kevin Robinson and John Geski with 77 / 72 149
H/cap A GRADE
Stephen Travena and Len Williams won their 2nd A Grade Handicap event with 63 /60 123 from Paul McAninly and Noel Underwood 61 / 65 126.
Bill Reid and Tim Ritchie 63 / 62 125 from John Pap worth and Jim Barbour 62 / 65 127.
Left to right, Winners of their third Four Ball Stroke Championship Gavin Sheehan, Captain Daryl Dunford and Ross McFarlane.