Wednesday 9th August there was a field of 28 for the Judith McHugh and Joyce Brown Trophy. The flu seems to have caught up with some and others are
getting over operations. It was also the final round of the President’s Trophy. The morning was chilly to start and as the day moved on the sun
kept shining and warmed up to about 22 degrees. The scores are depicting the run the course is now providing.
Sunday 6th August and “The Hannigan Solicitors Sponsored 27 Hole Mixed Foursome Championships” game was on at Casino Golf Club. At the end of the day there were stories told of being put up close to OOB fences and returning the favour to their partners. There were stories of being put into one dam only to have their partner put them into the dam on the other side of the fairway. There were stories of 5 putting greens. At the end of the day though the best thing of all is the players and their partners are still talking to each other and laughing about the day they have had.
Saturday 5th August was the Mick O’Neill Northern NSW Forestry Services Monthly Medal Stroke Event and there were 83 starters. Congratulations A Grade Winner was Tim Wilson (9) with 69 on a c/b from Matt Bradley (11). B Grade Winner was Gary Wedesweiler (17) with 70 from Greg O’Leary (16) who finished with 71. C Grade Winner was Jamie Bennett (25) with 68 on a c/b from Robert Nolan (25). Jamie Bennett was also the Monthly Medal winner. Balls went to 74 on c/b, there are 15 balls in the Turkey’s Nest and this wasn’t won. The Classic Shot was won by Terry Oaten.
Saturday 29th July was the Rural Irrigations Trophy 2BBB Stableford with a Single Stableford in conjunction, along with the 1st Round of the Bardwell Ellis Trophy between Casino and Ballina. There were 112 Starters on this day and what a great day it was for the Casino Players winning the 1st Round of the Bardwell Ellis Trophy 10 Up + 2 Squared Matches. The Return Visit is on Saturday 23rd September at Ballina.
Sunday 23/7/17 was the day for it, the weather was perfectly beautiful when the men started out on their journey through 27 Holes of Foursomes held at Casino Golf Club and sponsored by Hannigans Solicitors, Guy Scarlett and McDonalds Pharmacy. The Gross Winners were Riley Taylor (-4) and Wayne Underhill ( 6), their first 18 they had a Scratch score of 74 then they had 40 on the final 9 to give them a total of 114.