VVGA Annual Country Championships
May 3rd & 4th 2021 Results
Day 1 4BBB Stableford 18 Holes
Robert Taylor and Harold Hayes 42 Pts
Denis Cooper and Trevor Eiffert 39 Pts
Day 2 Gross Stroke 36 Holes
Peter Thompson 155
Ross McFarlane 156
Day 2 Nett Stroke 36 Holes
Paul Cochrane 151
John Robertson 156
Luke Van Der Meulen 150
Kevin Peavey 151
Day 2 Stableford 18 Holes
Kevin Jones 29 Pts
Brian Jones 27 Pts c/b
Peter Bray 33 Pts
Robert Taylor 30 Pts
RESULTS OF THE 4 BBB CHAMPIONSHIP
PLAYED AT HAMILTON ON 22ND AND 23RD MARCH 2021
Ross McFarlane and Greg Bennett 71,77 148pts
Ray Drady and Peter Thompson 78,72 150pts
Alan White and Don Witham 67,63 130pts
Daryl Shield and Kevin Hall 67,66 133pts
Geoffrey Bond and John Mitchell 63,63 126pts
Carl Shoemaker and John Dyson 67,64 131pts
Best Ladies Pair
Trish Florakx and Carol Taylor 69,68 137pts
RESULTS OF THE 4 BBB CHAMPIONSHIP
PLAYED AT THE COLAC GOLF CLUB
MONDAY MARCH 23rd 2020
After all of the preparations made by the Golf Course Superintendent, and golf club members, in preparing the golf course for our enjoyment. It was deviating to the golfers from across Victoria, who had entered the event when the second day was cancelled, on advice due to the virus that is sweeping the Country.
Monday was the only day play that was allowed, with 96 players, in attendance.
There was, The Stroke event & Division 1 & 2 Net Events.
Ross Mc Farlane & Tim Ludowyk (Geelong) Won with a Gross Score of 72. Roger Stephens (Ballarat) & Greg Welsh (Corangamite) R/U on 73.
Division 1 Net Winners was won by: Jeff Cost & Phillip Brown (Corangamite) Net Score 65 on a count back from Alan White & Don Witham also from (Corangamite) R/U on 65.
Division 2 Net Winners was won by: Jeff Stephens & Phillip (Veteran Golf Club Victoria) Net Score 62, with Daryl Shields & Kevin Hall (West Gippsland) R/U on 63.
N.T.P. 3rd Hole Keith Finkelde (Geelong) 7th Hole Roger Stephens (Ballarat) 16th Hole Kim Killeen (Glenelg)
There were 33 raffle prizes available, anyone did not win a prize was given a golf ball.
Because there was no play to be allowed on the Tuesday, the Club ran an all-day BBQ, during play on the Monday, which was most appreciated by the players.
All of the players and their partner’s, who paid for the Monday night dinner, will be reimbursed their money.
I must thank the Tournament Director Bob Bates, for his 0utstanding work leading up to and during this Tournament and for a copy of these results, well done.
V.V.G.A State Secretary
RESULTS OF THE VVGA 2019 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
HELD AT THE CASTERTON GOLF CLUB
ON THE 7TH AND 8TH OF OCTOBER.
One hundred and four players from all parts of Victoria descended on Casterton in the Western District of Victoria to play in the prestigious VVGA Championship for 2019. The golf course was in very good condition considering the amount of rain the area had received, in the past weeks.
The golf course curator and members, must be congratulated on their efforts and hours of work to ensure the event was a success. The ladies members also worked many hours providing lunches over the two days, and a magnificent two course meal for eighty three guests on the Monday night.
1ST John Tuckey – Ian Ferguson 44 pts
2nd Merv Schadendorff – Ron Campbell 43ptsl
3rd Bernie Klein – Glen Mercer 42 pts
Graeme Haeusler – Bill McGennisken 41pts
Andrew Lewis – David Cameron 41 pts
Peter Blay – Daryl Henderson 40 pts
Bob Widderson –Phillip Adams 40 pts
Kelvin Jones – Brian Jones 40 pts
STROKE BALL RUN DOWN
Darly Dunford 70
Keith Fenkelde 72
Gilbert Davis 72
Ross McFarlane 76
Kevin Robinson 74
John Robertson 74
Neil Rist 76 pts
Play was delayed for 30 minutes due constant rain.
Ross McFarlane 161 won his eleventh State Championship title after a 3 Hole playoff from Peter Thompson also with161.
1st Ian Ferguson 35 pts
2nd Bill May 32 pts c/b
1st Peter Richards 34 pts
2nd David Cameron 32 pts
DOWN THE LINE BALLS
21 Players with scores from 32 – 26 pts
Gilbert Davis 74
NEAREST TO PINS MONDAY
13 Kevin Etherton
8 Mal Barnes
2 Brian Hazell
17 Peter Richards
NEAREST TO PINS TUESDAY
2 Ian Furney
8 Bill May
Daryl Dunford 143
Keith Finkelde 145
BALL RUN DOWN
Pat Hegarty 79
Brad Johnston 79
Malcom Barnes 79
Ron Taylor 77
RESULTS OF THE
STATE TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 2019
PLAYED AT THE BEAUFORT GOLF CLUB MONDAY 16TH & 17th OF SEPTEMBER
18 HOLES DAY 1
WINER Andrew Scott 35 pts
Ball Run down
39 pts John Arthur.
35 pts Jeff Costin, Andrew Scott.
34 pts Andrew Lewis, Rob Frame.
33 pts Geof brown, Roger Selwood, Kym Stock, Darly Edwards, Greg Proctor, Kevin Eatherton, Gerard Hason.
32 pts Michael Mcleod, Ray Underwood, Mark Williams, Allan Grant.
31 pts Bill Estrada, David Tanner, Greg Hanson, Peter Turner, Kel Jones.
30 pts Neil Rist, Ken Tester, Tom Fenton, Lindsay Kramer, Cliff Jamieson, Ed Featherson.
1st Laurie Cumerford, 7th Ray Underwood, 9thMark Williams,
10th John Robertson, 13th Gary guest, 18th Laurie Comerford.
18 HOLES DAY 2
WINNER Ken Tester 37 pts.
36 holes winner John Arthur 72pts.
Ball Run down
36 pts Jeff Coston.
35 pts Rob Bride, Gerard Hanson,
34 pts Brad Johnston, Chis Hansen, Peter White,
33 pts Charlie Radford, Tom Webb, John Moulton.
32 pts Greg Proctor, Mark Williams,
31 pts Norm Grant, Bernie Handke, Gary Guest, Kel Jones, Brian Jones.
30 pts Ed Featherstone, Daryl Edwards Rob Frame, Trevor Watts, Dom Pompei Rob Perry, Trevor Bishop.
FROM NORTH EASTERN DISTRICT with a total of 203 points
Geof Brown, Andrew Scott and John Arthur
NTP DAY 2
1st Tim Webb, 2nd Kevin Etherton, 9th Peter While, 10th Mark Williams, 13th Bob Hayes, 18th Ed Featherstone.
RESULTS of THE 2019 SAND SCRAPE CHAMPIONSHIP
HELD AT THE DIMBOOLA GOLF COURSE ON THE
12TH & 13th AUGUST
The weather for the two days of this event was very cold, while it did not rain the golf course was wet under foot due to the heavy rain in the weeks leading up to the event. But the golf course was in good condition, thanks to the many club members, who gave of their time to ensure the success of the event.
Players from twenty six clubs from across Victoria attended the Dimboola Golf Course to play in this event
MONDAY 4BBB STABLEFORD.
WINNERS: Max Rogers & Steve Harris 44 pts
Runner up: Bob Richards & Greg Proud 43 pts
3rd: Berine Klien & Glen Mercer 42 pts.
D.T.L M. Fox – A. Grant 40 pts, B. Hayes – B. Newman 40 pts,
- Holcombe – G.Halysler 40 pts, M. Chambllin – G. Cunningham 39 pts
- Toy & R. John 39 pts.
NTP: 4th R. Morton, 13th B. Richards, 18th L. Greening.
TUESDAY & SANDGREENS CHAMPION FOR 2019
Champion: Hillary Hayes 86
Run up: Ross Barnett 87 on a C/B from
Tim Webb 87.
Winner: Robert Richards 88-16-72.
Runner up: Jim Britton 89- 15- 74.
Dennis Hutchinson 88-17-71.
Runner up: Mick Chamberlain 93-20-73.
Winner: Norm West 96-25-71.
Runner up: Chris Veldman 100-26-74
BALL RUN DOWN
G, Proud 75, Glynn Mercer 75, J, Purcell 76, L. Greening 77,
Johnston 77, A, Grant 74, N. Rist 78, T. Smith 78, G. Holcombe 78.
OVER 70 AND THE Alf JONES TROPHY
Norm West: 70.
NTP: 4th R Mckenzie, 13th C. Veldman, 18th T. Webb.
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.
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