Smith wins B Grade double at Parkes Golf Club

Mick Smith enjoyed a very good day at Parkes Golf Club last Saturday, claiming the B Grade double in the S & K Mann Carpet Cleaning December Monthly Medal sponsored by Food Service Central.

Parkes Golf Club's Denis Howard congratulates B Grade double winner Mick Smith.

Parkes Golf Club's Denis Howard congratulates B Grade double winner Mick Smith.

Part of a strong field of 86 starters, Smith shot 80 off the stick for an amazing 67 nett to win both the scratch and handicap awards for his grade.

In A Grade, Ken Cobcroft put in a solid display to win the scratch award with 75 off the stick.

Riall Harrison took out the handicap prize, shooting a nett 68.

Harrison required a countback to be determined as winner with Mark Kelly also finishing on the same score.

In C Grade, John Pearce stole the show with a very good 86 off the stick.

This was good enough for him to take out the scratch competition while Trevor Chatman shot the best nett score of the day, 65, to claim the handicap award.

Other notable handicap scores included John Pearce 67 nett; Rod Kiley and Ken Cobcroft 69; Tom Medcalf, Steve Simpson, John Green, Nick Kelly, Brian Hogan Jnr and Ross Smith 70.

In the Griffins Leading Edge putting competition, Jack Squire made good use of the flat stick to win with only 26 putts.

Michael Lynch got his day off to a good start, taking out the nearest the pin award on the Idlerite-Tyrepower 1st hole.

His tee shot finished 483cm from the flag.

Tim Burke won the nearest the pin and the money hole award on the Griffins Leading Edge 4th hole, with a fine tee shot to 256cm.

Richard Hamilton finished closest on the Dirt Doctor Landscaping 6th at 89cm.

Peter Boschman gave himself a good look at birdie on the Harvey Norman 11th, putting from only 98cm.

Leone Stevenson made it two weeks running that one of the ladies claimed the difficult Westlime 15th with her tee shot to 472cm.

Luke Clarke was closest on the Parkes Readymixed Concrete 9th, hitting a good second shot to 450cm.

Nick Kelly won his second award of the day on the Central West Glass 18th hole.

His approach finished 185cm from the cup.