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Small fields of golfers over the weekend

A fine weekend should have resulted in plenty of golfers enjoying the Cobar spring weather, but only a small field of four teams contested a four-ball-multiplier on Saturday while just 10 players competed in the an individual Stableford on Sunday. One of the reasons for the low numbers was that […]

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Dillon wins the Wanaaring Open

The popular Wanaaring Golf Combined Open was held on Sunday with Cobar golfers cleaning up in the prize department from the 22 contenders. Craig ‘Porky’ Dillon was the A Grade 27 hole Scratch winner with 104 off the stick. Alec Fraser (115) was runner-up after a countback from Peter ‘China’ […]

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Gilbert racks up another Cobar Open title

Chris Gilbert won his third Cobar Men’s Open golf title on Sunday after finishing two shots ahead of another previous Open winner, Greg Read. Gilbert was ahead after 18 holes in the Epiroc 2019 Men’s Golf Open but was certain the more experienced Read would catch him on the back […]

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Manns opens the weekend with a win

The Easter weekend of the men’s golf competition kicked off with a Stableford game on Friday. Steve Manns finished as the winner ahead of Greg Clark with Max Phillips third and Bian Smith was back in 4th place. Nearest the Pin prizes were won on the 3rd hole by Peter […]

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Golfie acknowledges its sporting achievers

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club held their annual Sportsman’s Dinner on Friday night with representatives of six sporting clubs in attendance. The men’s and ladies bowlers, men’s and ladies golfers as well as the senior cricket and the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club presented reports to the dinner. […]

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New incentives for Townies and Bushies

If you thought that the sledging in Australian Cricket was bad, then you should hear what goes on when local golfers play the now traditional Townies versus Bushies Day. This year’s event will have an added incentive with the inaugural Ernie Potter Memorial Trophy, donated by the Potter family, to […]

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Ryan wins his second Sand Green title

Cobar golfer Jacob Ryan won the Men’s NSW Sand Green Championship held at Hay over the weekend. Ryan finished with a birdie on the final hole for a score of 145 (+1) over the two rounds and was one shot clear of runner-up Travis Merritt from Rutherglen. It’s the second […]