Smith wins Cup

Winner's circle: Steve Dinka, Grant Scollay, Andrew Quin, Steve Smith, Michael Speciale and Mike Spadaccini. Photo: Supplied.
Winner's circle: Steve Dinka, Grant Scollay, Andrew Quin, Steve Smith, Michael Speciale and Mike Spadaccini. Photo: Supplied.

August and September are busy times on the Northam Golf Club calendar with several of the year's major events occurring within the next four weeks.

With the course in magnificent condition the players were out on Saturday, August 10 to contest the Specialised Tree Services trophy, a stableford competition.

After a number of good scores being registered at the end of the day it wasn't unexpected that two players scores were tied at the end of 18 holes.

After a countback Mike Spadaccini was declared the winner with Michael Speciale being relegated to the runner-up position, both with a score of 38 points.

AVON VALLEY TOYOTA NOVELTIES

Nearest the pins:

No. 6 Michael Speciale, No. 9 Kevin Smith, No. 12 Les Lee.

Best third shots:

No. 5 Gary Balt, No. 15 Gary Balt, No. 18 Matt Woods.

Money hole:

No. 8 Matt Woods.

The Corolin Cup - Day 1

The Corolin Cup was a two-day stroke event played over August 17-18, with the scores also counting towards the Club Championships.

With several days of rain during the week the course played very long; with little run on the fairways the greens were true but fast.

The winner of the Corolin Cup would certainly have to work hard over the two days to register a winning score.

At the end of the first day Steve Dinka and Kevin Smith had the best score of 69 nett however 10 players were within striking distance of the leaders and the Corolin Cup was still anybodies for the taking.

AVON VALLEY TOYOTA NOVELTIES

Nearest the pins: No. 6 Michael Speciale, No. 9 Peter Bray, No. 14 Matt Woods.

Best third shots: No. 3 Brian Gogan, No. 5 Kevin Smith, No. 12 Neil James, No. 18 Steve Dinka.

Money hole: No. 10 Gary O'Meara.

Corolin Cup - Day 2

For round two on Sunday some of the early leaders were having a hard time on the course, while others were making their move on the trophy.

The winner of the second round was Grant Scollay with a nett 66, with Andrew Quin a close second with a nett 68.

The first day's leaders Kevin Smith and Steve Dinka scored a nett 68 and 70 respectively, giving Kevin Smith the Corolin Cup for 2019 by two strokes from Steve Dinka.

AVON VALLEY TOYOTA NOVELTIES

Nearest the pins:

No. 6 Andrew Quin, No. 12 Matt Woods, No. 14 Kevin Smith.

Best third shots:

No. 5 Matt Woods, No. 15 Matt Woods, No. 18 Brad Parker.

After two rounds of the club championships the leaders are: A-grade Matt Woods 162, Brian Gogan 166, Mike Spadaccini 168, Brad Parker 178; B-grade Kevin Smith 163, Steve Dinka 167, Grant Scollay 176, Ray Wiktorski 180; C-grade Andrew Quin, Peter Richards, Peter Bray and Bob Allert.

Up-coming fixtures

Today (Wednesday, August 21) - RAC Day rolling start from 11.30am;

Saturday, August 24 - Final round Club Championships.