DOWN THE MIDDLE: Max Bignell lines up a drive at the Proserpine Golf Club on Saturday morning.
DOWN THE MIDDLE: Max Bignell lines up a drive at the Proserpine Golf Club on Saturday morning. Keagan Ryan

Campbell nets C-grade gong amid massive turnout of 79

GOLF: The C-graders stole the show at Saturday's Airlie Beach Hotel Monthly Medal.

Kevin Campbell was the overall and C-grade winner on the day, carding 66 to finish one clear of Trevor Paroz (67) in a near-record field of 79 men and 15 ladies.

The A-grade medal went to Larry Muller (69) while Kevin Duffy was the best of B-grade with 88.

Caroline Awdry was the ladies' winner with 66, edging out Ann Gardel (75) and Trish McNeill (76).

The men's rundown included Rob Wilson, Barry Mortimer (68), Merv Hinton (69), Dave Smith, Troy Hayes, Peter Krause and Travis Clinch (70).

Nearest the pins went to Max Lamb (No. 2), Grant Kerslake, Paula Wronski (9), Ross Meade (13) and Mel Patullo (16).

On Thursday a reduced field of 37 took part in a versus par round.

The best score of the day went to Division 2's Peter Krause, who carded +6 ahead of Brendon Meharry (+4). Division one was won by Mick Burrows (+2) while Jon Kent, Chris Doblo, Peter Fox (+1) and Paul Joice (0) comprised the ball rundown.

The nine-hole competition was won by Peter Scrivens (+4) from Peter Fox (+3), Brendon Meharry, Dave Gates and Steve Mitchell (+2).

Nearest-the-pins went to Mick Burrows (2 and 13), Paul Joice (9) and Peter Stone (16).

In other news, Thursday players will compete in a stableford event in two divisions over nine and 18-holes.

It will also be the farewell day for long-term greenkeeper John Grosskreutz.

DAWNBUSTERS

On Sunday the Dawnies played their monthly mug competition on the back nine. The winner was Don Schuring (57/35) from Tom Fleming (44/38) and Mick Burrows (41/40).

Burrows won the nearest the pin on 13 while Travis Clinch took the prize on No. 16.

John Anderson was the snake putter while Tony Sellwood had the least number of putts on the day. The bradman went to Travis Clinch.

This weekend the Dawnies will play the front nine.

JUNIOR GOLF

Ten juniors teed off on Sunday afternoon at the Proserpine Golf Club.

Rian Mitchell was the gross and nett winner of the three-hole competition, carding 22 and three, ahead of Logan Devery and Lucas Creaton. Jack Valmadre was the six-hole gross winner while Harper Henderson-Feldman (28) took the nett prize ahead of Jack (29) and Jaxon Henderson-Feldman (37).


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