Stewart Fraser and Narelle Kriz win Bannisters Day trophy

Stewart Fraser and Narelle Kriz were the winners of the men’s and women’s Bannisters Day golf competitions on Sunday. They were presented with their prizes by Brad and Fay Hardwick representing the Bannister family. Photo contributed

The Bannister Day sponsored golf Stableford competition reached a milestone on Sunday celebrating the 60th year of this prestigious event. 

Narelle Kriz took out the ladies section (19 players) with a great score of 43 points while Stewart Fraser was the men’s winner.

Chrissy Gilligan was next with 41points (and won an A Grade Nearest the Pin prize) followed by Angela Fryer (40), Daphne Cross (39), Jannine Wilkin (38), Gloria Hay (37), Ann Dunn (35) and Sally Bannister on 34.

The B Grade Nearest the Pin prize went to Sue-Ellen Dunne and Karen Walsh was closest for C Grade.

Rob’s C-Food Day on Saturday was hotly contested with 18 teams (54 players) taking to the course.

The overall winners were Jeff Smith along with father and son combination Jim ‘Nookie’ and Matt Russell.

The ladies winning team consisted of Glenis Prisk, Wan Sipatsa and Chrissy Gilligan.

The mixed team winner was a family affair with Janine, Michael and Jacob Ryan taking the honours.

The overall runners-up team were Garry Wilkin, Bill Fugar and Peter ‘China’ Brien.

In third spot, Max Phillips, Ray Yench and Will Brown inched out 4th place getters Bayley and Ian Prendergast along with Phil Gilligan.

The runners-up team for the ladies were Glenda Peebles, Narelle Kriz and Daphne Cross.

Nearest the Pin prizes were won by Jim Goonrey (3rd hole), Ray Yench (7th), Jannine Wilkin (8th), Alec Fraser (11th) and China Brien on the 15th.

In Wednesday’s women’s Stableford game Jannine Wilkin finished as the winner after posting 41 points for the round.

She also collected a Nearest the Pin win on the 15th hole.

Daphne Cross was the runner-up with 39 points followed by Karen Walsh (35), Joy Josephson and Wan Sipatsa (34 each) and Ann Dunn finished the day with 33.

Pam Sikora picked up the Nearest the Pin prize on the 7th hole.

A Stableford is set down for today while on Saturday the course will come alive with approximately 200 golfers for the annual Inter Mine Golf Challenge Three Person Ambrose.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy this fun filled day to raise money for local charities so get yourself a team together. You don’t have to be a ‘golfer’ to play in this tournament and everyone receives a prize.

The week wraps up on Sunday with a Par game.—T’d Off