Young Golfers Make An Impression

Last weekend, Margaret River Golf Club played host to the Annual Wealth Plus Finance Mixed Canadian Foursomes.

Kaye and Mal Wolfe of Perth were the winners of the two-day competition with 147.75. Second were Maggie Foy and Peter Boyanich with 148.25 whereas Mandy Farrell and Cody Laskey were third with 148.75.

The news article “Young golfers impress” has complete information on this event. It says the following: “Margaret River Tank Cleaning & Lago Wines sponsored Scroungers day on Thursday, September 27. ¬†Greenkeeper Will Norris (37) beat Vets captain Alan Dale (37) and Rob Young (35). Club champ Marc Halsall shot best gross (29) while Mick O’Hara won the longest drive prize.”

Veterans event last week was a par plus competition, which Vince Home (+ 3) won, edging out Lon Beales (+ 1) along with seven other contestants on count-back for third. Women’s A-grade division was won last Wednesday by Mandy Farrell (36) who beat Laurie Barker (35). Marion Squance (38) was the winner of B-grade with Colleen Marks (34) coming second.

Busselton Hyunday is a proud sponsor of Margaret River golf. Scroungers saw youth Nick House win with a remarkable 41 points last Thursday. Jon Beales (41) and Billy Taplin (38) were second and third respectively. Blake Glover (34) achieved best gross. New associate Megan Booth won the weekly mixed nine-hole competition with 18 points on Friday. Aileen Budge came second with 16 points.

Fermoy Estate Men’s Monthly Medal was held on Saturday. Blake Glover won gross and nett prizes after he shot an even par round (always a good sign for any junior). Billy Taplin was second on count-back with 70 nett whereas Billy Pascoe (70) came third. Juniors appear to be dominating- 12-year-old Nick Liebenberg won the Kiss Chasey Wines Stableford event on Sunday with 40 points. Steve Owen (36) was second. Meanwhile, Jan Racine (31) of New South Wales won the Women’s division.

About the Margaret River Golf Club:

The Margaret River Golf Club is a private club that is open to new members as well as visitors. The club is situated in the heart of the Margaret River region, only five minutes drive from town centre, and located on the Leeuwin Naturaliste Coastal Ridge. This 6092 metre par 73 course is considered one of WA’s most sought-after golf venues. The Margaret River Golf Club was founded in early 1950’s by a group of golf lovers.

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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