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Few gave more to Cobar than Max

Cobar was saddened by the recent passing of Max Humphries, a man who gave over 50 years of his time to the town in a way very few people have done. Sadly, the current COVID-19 restrictions on crowd gatherings meant the people of Cobar were unable to pay a fitting […]

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Out in the cold

The cold weather on the weekend didn’t deter the players who braved the conditions in the Men’s Golf Stableford event on Saturday and a Par event on Sunday. Apparently the cold weather doesn’t affect Greg Clark who was in the winning circle both days. The best scores out of the […]

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Men’s golf scores starting to improve

Nice weekend weather saw good roll-ups of men golfers on both days. Thirteen players contested a stableford event on Saturday and most players are starting to run into some form, except for the Super Vet, Max Phillips, who is having an unusual loss of from. Bill Fugar showed very good […]

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Lady golfers seen soaking up the sun

Lady golfers were seen soaking up the sun last week on the course with numbers increasing due to some of the COVID-19 restrictions being relaxed. Groups of four can play together now although the one player per cart rule still stands. Sally Bannister was the Stroke competition winner on Wednesday […]

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Ryan showed no loss of form

There was a good roll-up of 19 players for the men’s golf competition on Saturday, with all keen to make the best of the weekend weather before it turned sour. The wind was a bit of a deterrent, and it seemed to follow the golfers around and be in their […]

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Golfers relieved to be back on course

The resumption of the men’s competition golf on the weekend was met with some relief with players keen to get back on the course. However, only seven hardy golfers braved the conditions for a Stroke event on Saturday and the scores resembled Don Bradman’s batting average rather than competitive golf […]

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Competition golf to recommence

The local golf competition is scheduled to start again this weekend with a revised format. It’s over a month since the last competition game of golf was played and a lot of players having been champing at the bit for the course to open again. Some players have kept in […]

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Golfie making the most of downtime

  The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club board is making use of the club’s downtime to embark on a renovation project in the main bar. While the club is currently closed due to the government’s Coronavirus regulations, which shut down pubs and clubs Australia-wide on March 23, the board is […]

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Pubs and clubs have been shut down

With the closure of Cobar’s pubs and clubs this week more than 60 locals are set to lose their jobs. From midday on Monday all pubs, clubs, restaurants, casinos, cinemas and indoor sporting venues (including gyms) across the country shut down indefinitely after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a new […]