Dewar scores victory in Saturday's powerplay Stableford

Mark Flanders and Eye Q Optometrists powerplay Stableford runner up Matt Simmons, winner Steve Dewar and sponsor Mark Flanders.
Mark Flanders and Eye Q Optometrists powerplay Stableford runner up Matt Simmons, winner Steve Dewar and sponsor Mark Flanders.

Saturday's event was a powerplay Stableford sponsored by Mark Flanders and Eye Q Optometrists and there was a field of 70 players.

The winner was Steve Dewar with 47 points including 10 bonus points on a countback from Matt Simmons including 12 bonus points. Balls went down to 33 points on normal Stableford points.

In the A grade matchplay final Ian Page defeated Steve Connelly five and four. Ian has had a great year also winning the Norman Crawford Trophy. In the B grade matchplay final Ryan Terry defeated Jim Glasheen five and three. Next week Saturday, July 4 the event is the Medal of Medals event held in conjunction with the Keith Simmons August Monthly Medal. The Medal of Medals was postponed back in April due to COVID-19.

Players who have qualified for the Medal of Medals are Steve Smith, Geoff Walker, Phillip Oliver, Andrew Miller, Mick Ashton, Steve Connelly, Billy Oliver, Mark Hawker, Todd Shipton, Nick Bush, James French, Steve Dewar, Gavin Marshall, Sam Woods, Ray Hargraves, Joel Anderson, Mick Kentwell, Garry Nicholls 211, Col Blizzard, Cameron Hobbs, Wayne Honeman, Andrew Aiken, Beau Elsley, Brendan McMillan, Brett Scelly, Justin Sheather, Ben Dean, Trevor Major, Ross Manskie, Garry Tamainu and Col Miller.

On Wednesday, medley golf, John Connell had the best score with 36 points and won eight balls.

There were 44 players and balls went to 28 points on a countback. Sunday's event was the Kyle McGovern Electrical medley and the winner was Andrew Sabidussi with 35 points on a countback. There were 30 players who competed on the day. The Sam Woods Hilltops Regional Security secret birdie hole was the 14th and it was not won.

The jackpot next week will be $150. The social club played a 14 hole event which was won by Jacko Anderson with 53 nett on a countback from Peter Campbell. Golf karts can be shared by two people on July 1, the pro shop will reopen on July 3. The Friday nine hole competition will return as a result. Flags remain in, and bunkers are ground under repair. No rakes.

Handiskins comes to the Young Golf Club. Open to all golfing members it's the nearest thing to a Professional event that an amateur golfer will ever play. At a local level win a share of $1200 and then move onto Royal Pines resort for a chance to be National Champion. Played locally between August to November over 5 rounds your best three stableford rounds count. The top four local players move to a skins final. Pay a one off $39 fee to enter with $4 going to supporting kids with cancer. For more details go to the website- https://www.handiskins.com.au/how-it-works/handiskins-at-a-glance/