Golfers tee off for the monthly mug stroke in Inverell | Photos

The Sutton Insurance Brokers Monthly Mug stroke was played on Saturday in ideal weather conditions.

The mug winner was Steve Glover with an impressive net 65.

Grade winners were, A Grade’s Bob Cook, 68, B Grade’s Dave Schofield,70, and C Grade’s Doug Cross, 67.

Place getters were Tony Baldwin and Larry Finney with net 69, Leon Paton and Toby Teece-Tapscott, 70, John Foulcher, 71, Jason Coakes, Dick Hudson and Tristan Irwin, 72, and Luke Bourke 73 in a count back.

Nearest the pins were won by Steve Kent, Ben Watling, Steve Glover and Terry Young with Terry picking up the pro-pin.

Congratulations go to Dave Schofield who managed to record an eagle on the 8th.

Meanwhile, on the veteran’s golf scene ten Inverell veterans travelled to Goondiwindi last Wednesday to play in their open day.

Terry Young and Ken Rainger were the best of the Inverell players coming second in A grade and second in B grade respectively, both with 36 points.

Bob Albinus also managed 36 points but missed a major prize in a countback. Terry Young topped off his day when he picked up the prize for the longest drive.

The Inverell Veterans Open Day is less than three weeks away. It will be played August 28 and the Moree open will be on the following week on the Thursday. 

The veterans will hold their AGM after the days presentation Tuesday, August 14. 

In the Thursday 12-hole comp, Doug Shirley, returning from a spell, took the prize with 28 points. Not far behind were Brian Winmill, 27, and Barry Croft with 26.

Nearest the pin was Eric Higgins and Brian Winmill took out the putting with 17 putts in a countback with Doug Shirley.