The final round of the 2018 Ongmac Trading Club Championships was played on Saturday, 17th March. After a very wet 3rd round the previous Saturday, the weather gods were kind during the week leading up to the final round and the golf course was in magnificent condition.
The winners on the day were Wayne Underhill (7) in A Grade with 64 nett, from Jeff Lassig (14) on 66. B Grade was taken out by John Wilkinson (15) with 66 nett, from Stephen Nelson (16) on 71. The C Grade Winner was Jeff Rankin (29) with 60 nett, from Ray Wilson (22) with 72. Balls went to 74 on a countback and the Classic Shot went to Malcolm Olive on the 12th hole.
The 2018 Ongmac Club Championship was taken out by defending Club Champion Riley Taylor, who was again too good for the field. Riley, who plays off a handicap of +2, had a total a total gross score of 271, 9 shots under par for the 4 rounds. A Grade Gross was taken out by Justin Northfield (4) with 307, from Adam Shields (4) with 308. Andrew Fulwood (9) won A Reserve Grade with 322, from Wayne Jackson (11) on 329. In B Grade Stephen Nelson (16) won with 353, from John Wilkinson (15) on 354. C Grade was won by Gary Shephard (21) with 379, from Terry O’Brien (22) on 383.
In the championship nett results, Wayne Underhill (7) won with 286, from John Riggall (7) with 287. Garry Randall (12) won A Reserve Grade with 289 on a countback from Darren Linton (11). B Grade was won by Ted Fogarty (21) on 293, from Mick O’Neill (19) on 294. Jeff Rankin (29) won C Grade with 287, from Tony Kennedy (28) with 294.
The Vets Champion for 2018 was Guy Scarlett (6) with a gross score of 313.
Ongmac Trading has a long history of sponsoring the Casino Golf Club Championships and their support over that time is hugely appreciated. Thanks to the owners and management of Ongmac for the great effort they put in to making the 2018 championships so successful. Special thanks to General Manager Greg McMahon, Brendan Disson and the Ongmac staff who put so much effort into setting up displays for the final round. Casino Golf Club looks forward to an ongoing relationship with our great championship sponsor.
Thanks also to our green’s staff and volunteers for the wonderful way the course was presented throughout the 2018 championships.
Next week’s competition is a 2BBB Stableford with single in conjunction, sponsored by Walker Brothers Towing and Smash Repairs.