SUCCESS: Paul Nicol, Roger Vandenberg, Penny Wardroper, Joanne Moynihan, Marl McDougall, Scotty Wardroper had a good time at Whitsunday Golf.
SUCCESS: Paul Nicol, Roger Vandenberg, Penny Wardroper, Joanne Moynihan, Marl McDougall, Scotty Wardroper had a good time at Whitsunday Golf.

How's this for a 'fancy' competition?

WHITSUNDAY GOLF: Things looked a little different last Sunday when 30 players ventured onto Proserpine Golf Club in Whitsunday Golf Club's "Fancy Dress" two-ball Ambrose competition.

Ron Jamieson featured as a very creditable Serena Williams.

Three local teachers, guest players, who took out winnings of their own, joined in the fun of fancy dress, a different introduction to the very social golf game.

There were some interesting swings and putting actions as those unused to long skirts in the breeze tried to play their shots.

However, even so, it was a tight finish with the second to fourth places decided on countbacks.

Winners: Penny Wardroper and Roger Vandenberg with 61.75

Runners-up: Mark McDougall and Scotty Wardroper with 62.25 on a count back from

3rd: Sally Little and Anthony Gwalter on a count back from

4th: Paula McQuat and Ross Richards

5th: Dean Barnard and Clay Coles with 62.5

Longest Drives:

Men's A-grade: Roger Vandenberg

Men's B-grade: Paul Nicol

Ladies: Pam Casey

Nearest the pins:

All in:

2nd shot on the 2nd : Paula McQuat and Ross Richards

3rd shot on the 5th : Penny Wardroper and Roger Vandenberg

2nd shot on the 9th : Mark McDougall and Scotty Wardroper

1st shot on the 13th : Michelle and Nathan (guests)

1st shot on the 16th : Michelle and Nathan (guests)

This Sunday will be the Airlie Panel & Paint and Master Butchers Whitsunday March Monthly Medal and least putts.


Update on fatal Whitsundays chopper crash investigation

premium_icon Update on fatal Whitsundays chopper crash investigation

Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the crash.

Fine for marine park fishing

premium_icon Fine for marine park fishing

Man fined for fishing in marine park zone.

Bob Brown has strong message on Adani

premium_icon Bob Brown has strong message on Adani

Former Greens leader has visited the Whitsundays