LOTS of fun and friendly rivalry played out on the Hawks Nest Golf Course during the running of the third annual ‘Grey Nomad’s Cup’.
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“The conditions were fabulous and as part of the ‘GreyFest’ carnival it was a huge success with 116 participants,” David Gilbert said.
“This event was a 4 person Ambrose and was won by local identities Diane Dickson, Mick Rumble, Jeff Farmer and Noel Jackson with a fine score of 55.125 points.”
“Runners-up on the day were Robert Marsh, Liz Ross, Michael Ross and David Brailey on 57, and with Lisa George, Richard George, Narelle Cheeseman and David Cheeseman finishing on 57.5.”
David told News Of The Area, “The ‘Grey Nomad’s Cup’ which was again strongly supported by major sponsor Palm Lake Resort with almost $1,500 worth of prizes and also included support from Karen Bartlett Travel Managers, Bulahdelah”.
The ‘Grey’s on the Green Shield’ was also a hotly contested battle between Palm Lake Resort Tea Gardens and Palm Lake Resort Fern Bay.
David Gilbert said, “This year it was won for the first time by Tea Gardens who will hold the bragging rights until next year’s event.”
In summing up on the day, David Gilbert made special reference to Golf Pro Andrew McCormack, Alan Gleeson, Alan Townsend and Sharon Townsend for their considerable input into ensuring the success of the day and to all the players who supported the event.
By Margie TIERNEY