Millicent wins second leg of Tri-Challenge

WINNING TEAM: Millicent's winning team, Ben Young, Lois Tilley, Andy Fisher, Simon Beggs, Stephen Coote, Heather Anderson, Hayden Fennell, Andrew Ferguson and Graham Warren. Picture: SUBMITTED.

THE second leg of the annual Tri-Challenge between Millicent, Blackwood and Loxton was held on the weekend at the Loxton Golf Club.

There were 33 players and seven non-golfers who represented the Millicent Golf Club in Sunday’s Tri-Challenge.

The top 10 scores counted towards each club’s total score for the day.

Heather Anderson had the best women’s score of the day with 40 points and Andrew Ferguson had the best men’s score with 37 points.

The top 10 scores for Millicent were Anderson with 40 points, Lois Tilley with 38, Ferguson with 37, Graham Warren with 35, Andy Varcoe with 35, Andy Fisher with 35 points, Simon Beggs with 34, Hayden Fennell with 34, Stephen Coote with 34 points and Ben Young with 33.

Ron Hateley and Bronwyn Clarke were the ball winners.

Warren was the nearest-to-pin on the 15th hole and David Seymour won the second hole.

Beggs scored a birdie on the 12th hole and Seymour scored a birdie on the second.

Millicent scored 355 points to win the Loxton leg of the competition, while Loxton was runner-up with 344 points and Blackwood was third with 333.

After the second leg of the competition, Blackwood are still the leaders with 711 points, ahead of Millcient with 674 and Loxton with 639.

The final leg of the challenge will be contested in October at the Millicent Golf Club.

Grant Rowe won Saturday’s A Grade competition with 40 points.

Hayden Fennell was third on a count-back with 36 points and Ian Greenwood was fourth.

There were a number of impressive performances from the Millicent Golf Club as Coote finished with 34 points, while Owen Merrett, Andrew Ferguson and Martin Cameron all had 33 points.

Young and Beggs both had 32 points and Brian Bowman scored 31.

Jamie Muhovics won the B Grade competition with 39 points.

Westerman scored 34 points, while Andy Fisher had 33.

Hateley ended on 32 points, ahead of Seymour with 30.

Coote won the nearest-to-pin on the fifth hole and Westerman was the nearest on the 12th hole.

There were three players who scored birdies with Ferguson on the second hole, Coote on the fifth and Westerman on the 12th.