Fashion stakes high in fun charity golf day

The Watermelons and Don’t Judge teams of golfers were among the best dressed players at the Festival of the Miner’s Ghost Charity Golf Day on Sunday on the course, with the Watermelons (at left) taking out the Best Dressed Team novelty prize.

The golf Charity Day Ambrose on Sunday (formerly the Police Charity Day) was a huge success with 103 players (26 teams) taking part. 

Run together by the local men and women golfers, the proceeds of the day including the nominations, raffle and auction, will be divided between the Cobar Public School’s Special Education class and the Mayoral Chest.

The overall winners were Sam Presser along with playing partners Ken, Mick and Brad Connelly with a score of 55 3/8 net.

The runners-up were Adam Doherty, Chris Gilbert and the ‘honeymooners’ Jay and Zoë Egan on 57 net.

The winning ladies team consisted of Pat Polack, Gloria Hay, Susan Goonrey and Fay Hardwick with 65 1/4 net just inching out the runners-up Jannine Wilkin, Barb Barklimore, Marlene Wynd and Pam Sikora who posted 65 3/4 net.

Phil and Chrissy Gilligan teamed up with Ian Prendergast and Karen Walsh to win the mixed team category with 57 net ahead of Janet Place, Bayley Prendergast and Dave and Al Knight (65 net).

Nearest the Pin prizes for the ladies went to Serena Fraser, Fay Hardwick and Narelle Kriz (3) and for the men, Stewart Fraser, Mick Connelly, Bill Fugar, Phil Gilligan and Mat Hunter were the closet to the flags.

A new Best Dressed Team novelty prize was won hands down by Zach Finn, Mark Reynolds Kym Sutton and Bianka Jacobson (aka the Watermelon Team) who assured everyone that there outfits were not pyjamas!—T’d Off