On a day with darkening skies, 19 members with some guests tee’d off at 9am on the picturesque New South Wales Golf Course at La Perouse. With everyone hoping that the rain predicted to be heavy around 12 noon would be delayed until we finished, such hopes were dashed with storms rolling in after we had played 6 holes. With thoughts of maybe making 9 holes and calling it quits, the rain eased and gave us another 2 hours of overcast conditions until the heavens opened again with about 4 holes left to play. The round was finished by all with some outstanding scores.

The results were:

Winner Alan Israel off a handicap of 15 with 38 points
Runner Up Martin Karafilis off a handicap of 16 with 37 points
Third Doug Barbour off a handicap of 15 with 35 points
Longest Drive Martin Karafilis
Nearest to the Pin  Jared Patira

This was the first of our 4 events for the year for the Victor Audette Shield. The further events are:

Day Date
Golf Day 2 Lakes GC – Monday 3 June
Golf Day 3 Concord GC – Thursday 8 August
Golf Day 4 AGC – Thursday 17 October

Golf Weekend Port Stephens    28 – 30 June   (Newcastle & Horizons GC’s)