Monday 9th October and the weather in the early morning looked ominous threatening rain for the PRO AM to be held at the Casino Golf Club. As the day progressed the sun came out shining and it was a perfect day for the 32 PROs who came to mix it with the 50+ local golfers. A Shot Gun start was the aim for the day at 11.00 a.m. and Nicole James the PGA Representative along with our local PRO Ian Halliday organized the field of Amateurs and Pro’s to spread out around the course and get ready for the best challenge of the year on the best course in the Northern Rivers.
There were 104 in the field to contest the Cowen’s NRMA (Greg Cowan) Trophy held on Saturday 7th October which is a closed event. Greg has been a major sponsor with the Casino Golf Club for many years, supporting the locals who come to his NRMA Store. The weather was cool and the scores depicted the great course we have here in Casino. A Grade Winner Wayne Nowland (13) finished with 68 Nett on a c/b from Gavin Hayter (11), 2nd Runner Up was Adrian Lotz (12) with 70 Nett.
The two senior teams from the Casino Golf Club Netball combined forces and entered the 2017 Masters Netball competition.
The competition was held over three very hot days. The ladies played 6 games on the first day, winning 5 and 5 games on the second, finishing 5th overall. This saw the ladies in Pool B for the finals.
Casino veterans golf results for Tuesday 5th Sept.
A great roll up on a mild morning to play the monthly stroke for golf club and veterans vouchers. Wayne Nowland played the best with a 66nett to win the major prize from Terry Blanch 67, Brian Butler 68, Tim Meyer 68,Bob Reiche 69, Ted Fogarty 69 and Noel Kinsley 71. Ball rundown (22balls) went to 2 scores of 79 and all better.
Wednesday 23th August and the warmth of the sun came early. There was a field of 34 who started out from 8.00 a.m. onwards to play the Mulherin Schier Accountants 27 Hole Foursomes Championship with the 18 Hole Carolyn Ross Foursomes Trophy in conjunction. Damian Mulherin came out from Mulherin & Schier Chartered Accountants to congratulate the girls on their great scores. Gross Winners were Jackie Bratti (3) and Debbie Low (14) with a Scratch Score of 132, from Runners Up Nora Viel (17) and Louise Formaggin (20) with a Scratch of 139.