Results of the 2018 Alcoa Harvey Open
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Sat 16th Feb sponsored by Framesport – Peter Collins.
48 players nominated for the Framesport – Peter Collins trophy. With great conditions for golf scoring was very high. Alan Grieve who was a recent runner up went one better to win with a score of 42 points. He beat new member Les McArdle on a countback. Russell Upton was third with 41 points to beat Ian Grieves on a countback. Grieve set up his score on the front nine where he scored 23 points including a birdie on No 7. He followed this up with another 19 points on the back nine. Grieve has been in very good form of late. He has score 36 points or better in 5 of his last 8 events. He has reduced his handicap by over 2 shots. The unlucky player was McArdle. He had 25 points on the front nine and was only able to follow this up with 17 points. A wipe on No 16 put paid to his chance of winning. He has been playing consistently of late with 7 of his last 8 scores been over 32 points. Upton showed a return to form to shoot 77 off the stick. He played steady golf on the day to score evenly on both nines including a birdie on No 5. Grieves also played steady golf to record his best score for some time. His round included a birdie on No 11.
Stableford: Alan Grieve 42, Les McArdle 42, Russell Upton 41, Ian Grieves 41, Bill Hodgins 39, Graham Halton 38, Lance O’Callaghan 38, John Parton 37, Ron Skelcher 37, Jo-ann Cooper 36, Helen Oliver 35, Lyn Joyce 35, Rod Thomson 35, Kevin Wooltorton 35, Richard Rae 35, Fred Bathurst 34, Ray Suarez 34, John Powell 34, Gwen Slavin 34, Pam Davey 34, Cec Holman 34, Brian Hunter 34, Frank Italiano 34, Alan Cope 33, Peter Shine 33, Craig Williams 33, Jim Bianchi 33.
Gross Stableford: Russell Upton 31, John Parton 29.
4Ball Team Stableford: Fred Bathurst, John Parton, Andrew Blackburn, Ian Grieves 52.
Scroungers sponsored by Andrew Blackburn
In what was great conditions for golf 40 players nominated for the Andrew Blackburn event. Harold Brislin continued his consistent form to break through for a win with 40 points. Runner up was Andrew Rogers on 39 points with Alan Cope third on 38 points beating John Powell and Bill Hodgins on a countback. Brislin has shown improved form over the last 3 events and carried it on to be a well deserved winner. He scored 19 points on the front nine and came home strongly on the back nine to record another 21 points. With a change in his set up he has increased is distance by some 20 to 30 metres off the tee. Rogers put together a game of 2 halves. He compiled 16 points on the front nine and 23 points on the back nine including a wipe on No 16. His highlight was 3 four pointers in a row on holes 13, 14 and 15. A win is not far away for him if he shows the same form on the back nine in coming weeks. Cope continued his great form. He scored 17 points on the front nine which included a birdie on No 3. He came home strongly on the back nine to record another 21 points. It is the fourth time on the last 5 events that he has had 37 points or better.
Scroungers Stableford: Harold Brislin 40, Andrew Rogers 39, Alan Cope 38, John Powell 38, Bill Hodgins 38, Lance O’Callaghan 37, Craig Klumpp 37, Graham Collins 36, Jim Bianchi 36, Peter Brandis 36, Brian Hay 35, Fred Bathurst 35, Helen Oliver 34, Paul Welch 33, Rab Ainsworth 33, Ron Skelcher 33, Ross Sweetman 33, Vince Cosentino 33, Tony Morley 33, Mike Kelly 33. Gross Garry Beacham 27.
4 Ball Stableford: Craig Williams, Alan Cope 46.
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