Riach fires for medal win

Anthony Riach’s two over 73 off the stick was good enough to claim the double in last Saturday’s Telescope Tyres and Batteries Monthly Medal sponsored by Food Service Central.

B Grade double winner Mick Smith is congratulated by Telescope Tyres' Brian Hogan at Parkes Golf Club last Saturday

B Grade double winner Mick Smith is congratulated by Telescope Tyres' Brian Hogan at Parkes Golf Club last Saturday

His 73 gave him 67 nett which claimed the A Grade handicap, also claimed the Parkes Betta Home Living Medal of Medals award.

The Medal of Medals is contested by all the handicap winners from the previous 12 months’ medals.

B Grade also featured a double as Mick Smith claimed the prizes with an 82 scratch and 69 handicap score.

The nuggety left-hander makes a habit of being there-about when the medals are contested.

The C Grade scratchy award was claimed by Ross Smith with 91 off the stick.

The impressive handicap scores continued as Graham Cooke claimed the prize with 68 nett.

Tim Burke won the Griffin’s Leading Edge putting competition for November with 25 putts.

he needed a countback to overcome Lindsay Elliott who also had 25 putts.

The Griffin’s Leading Edge Putter of Putters went to Phil Bishop with 27 putts.

Ball winners for the day included the diminutive Steve Edmonds, Robert Hey, Chris Luke, Riall Harrison, Luke Clarke, Tony Hendry, Phillip Bishop, Wayne Powter, Richard Hutchison, Wayne Tucker, Wayne Parker and Fine Latu.

In the nearest the pins, the Idlerite-Tyrepower 1st green was difficult to hit with Wayne Parker closest at 1150cm.

David Stevenson fired up for the money hole on the Griffin’s Leading Edge 4th hole.

He finished 240cm from the flag to claim the nearest the pin and the money hole award.

Mitch McGlashan finished closest on the Dirt Doctor Landscaping 6th hole.

His tee shot finished 369cm from the pin.

Anthony riach came very close to a hole in one on the Harvey Norman 11th hole.

His tee shot finished only 80cm from the flag.

On the tough Westlime 15th, David Stevenson secured his second nearest the pin of the day with an excellent tee shot into the elevated green.

Stevenson left himself a birdie putt from 661cm.

Marty Woods hit a good approach into the Parkes Readymixed Concrete 9th hole when he had a birdie look from only 248cm.

Steve Edmonds took dead aim at the flag on the Central West Glass 18th hole.

His approach to the short par four finished a measly 80cm from the cup.

Tomorrow members will compete in an 18 individual stableford sponsored by Col Fletcher Ford and Kia with the following weekend a fourball best ball.