Ryan wins 5th consecutive Championship title

The Cobar Men’s A Grade 2019 Club Championships runner-up Craig Dillon with
other contenders for this year’s title Alec, Mark and Stewart Fraser on the local golf course on Day 2 of the Men’s Golf Championships on Sunday.

Jacob Ryan has celebrated his fifth consecutive win of the Cobar Men’s Golf A Grade Club Championships on the weekend in fine style winning by a huge margin of 20 shots.

Ryan has been the man to beat since his first A Grade Club Championships win in 2015.

The 2019 Club Championships were played over two days with 27 holes contested on Saturday and another 27 holes on Sunday.

After two days Ryan was a clear winner of the 54 Hole Scratch competition in A Grade with Craig Dillon the next best to finish as the A Grade runner-up.

B Grade was taken out by Jason Foster with Peter Lawrence in second place and the C Grade winner was Sam Kershaw who finished ahead of Glenn Ratcliffe.

The Club Championships were played in conjunction with the BRilliams Copper City Classic event.

Saturday’s 27 hole scratch winners in A Grade were Ryan with Dillon in second place; B Grade’s frontrunner was Foster with Phil Gilligan claiming second place; and in C Grade Kershaw finished out in front with  Dale Dunkley in second place.

Nearest the Pin shots were recorded on the 3rd hole by Max Phillips, on the 7th by Kershaw, the 8th was won by Ryan and the 15th pin prize was claimed by Marc Quinn.

Sunday’s 27 hole winner in A Grade was once again Ryan with Jay Egan finishing with the next best score.

In B Grade Peter Lawrence finished in front of Foster while C Grade’s second day of competition was taken out by Clarke with Ratcliffe the runner-up.

Nearest the Pin prizes went to Alec Fraser on the 7th hole and Peter ‘China’ Brien won both the 8th and 15th hole prizes.

The BRilliams Copper City Classic winners were: 54 Hole Net winners—Foster, 2nd Bill Fugar, 3rd Clarke, 4th Kershaw and 5th Ryan.

Dillon finished as the Saturday Net winner ahead of second placed Marc Cummins and back in third spot was Mark Fraser.

Sunday’s Net winners were Lawrence with Egan second and Stewart Fraser was third.

This Saturday’s event is Bannister Day to be played as an 18 Holes Stableford game.

The Mixed Foursomes Championships will be contested on Sunday along with the Coolah Open. The Trangie Vets Day is this Thursday with  a Four-Ball-Best-Ball Championship and an Individual competition to be played.—This article has been compiled with information supplied by The Hooker.