On Thursday afternoon 16 bowlers attended to play social bowls on the top green with the following results:
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On rink 17 Trevor Harvey and big Jim Blake fresh back from knee surgery were way too good for Bob Freeman and Gordon Dickson when they came away with a 25 shots to 14 shots win.
On rink 18 Rob Irving and Warren Bevan, 23 shots were victorious over the ever-improving president Colin Miller and Colin Mudie, 14 shots.
On rink 19 Ron Hornery and Gary McPhee just scraped home against John Carr and Graham Barby by one shot in a 21 shots to 20 game.
On rink 20 Greg Huggins and Railway Diggers visitor Keven Hynds combined well to score 25 shots and defeat Bruce Deland and Colin Hayward, 15 shots.
On Saturday in uncomfortably hot conditions 12 hardy bowlers turned out to play with the following results:
On rink 10 Ron Hornery and Colin Mudie showed a clean pair of heels over Rob Tinker and Colin Hayward to record a 30 shots to 17 shots win.
On rink 11 Greg Huggins and Marty Tighe, 21 shots defeated John Carr and Brian Townsend, 19 shots.
On the final rink for the day relative newcomer to the club Greg Austin teamed up with the experienced Gary McPhee to win by eight shots over Gordon Dickson and Rob Irving in a 27 to 19 shot game.
Thursday Twilight Bowls
On rink 1 right near the bar of course, the Bowl Bro's ably led by Dave Johnson cruised home for a 13 shots to 9 win against regulars The 3 Amigos.
On rink 2 Paul Lewins' Bugmen did not bring enough bug spray to ward off We Wreckem who came away with a 16 to 9 win.
On rink 3 Central West Glass, 13 shots trimmed up the Loopy Loppers 1 by 9 shots.
Steve says there were plenty there rooting for them but it just did not happen for them on the night.
On rink 4 the Ratbags accounted for TGT, 15 shots to 8 shots.
On rink 5 Rebelle 17 just got there against the "A" Team, 13 shots and on the final rink "A" team 2, 15 shots defeated Loopy Loppers 2, eight shots.
In mixed pairs on Tuesday morning Cherie and Brett (Baldy) Frame were way too good when they came up against the pairing of Lea Orr and George Boatswain.
On Sunday morning Heather Harvey and Gary McPhee combined well to record a four-shot win over Elaine Miller and Steve Turner.
On the 18th end team McPhee were cruising along at 21 shots to team Turners' 12.
Team Turner put in a late spurt to make the score respectable at 21-15 on the 20th but it was all too late at this stage.
All players who have games that must be played are requested to arrange for the playing of these games ASAP as presentation night is coming up.
The match committee informs me that those who have not made a serious attempt, to arrange their games or they will be forfeited.
Parkes golfers Joe Davies and Rob Lea were among the standout performers at the final Lachlan Valley Veterans 18-hole event for 2020, played at West Wyalong last week.
Both A and B grade winners were decided on a count back with Davies getting the nod in A grade, while Lea had to settle for runner-up in B grade.
Playing off veterans' adjusted handicaps - A grade went up to nine and B grade 10-plus - Davies (7) compiled a very solid 40 points to win from Condobolin's Jim Clyburn (9).
In B grade West Wyalong's Raymond Cartwright took the honours from Lea with 39 points. Both played off 10 handicaps.
The day also saw the Lachlan Valley Veteran golfers Geoff Coles and Mick Miller Shield yearly points score decided, with Forbes accumulating 968 points for the year to win from Parkes on 913 points.
West Wyalong (905) were third while Condobolin (738), Cowra (694) and Grenfell (671) followed.
Nearest the pins on the day were won by Marco Pertovt (third hole) Steve Bolton (sixth) and Steve Edwards (11th).
The next Lachlan Valley event will be played at Condobolin on January 9.
Forbes will host this week's twin-towns event.
Doubles Championship winners are Dave Rogan and Hans Christensen, with Martin Phelan and Leah Roberts being runners-up.
High scores on the night were Dave Rogan 2x 125, 121, 4x 100. Martin Phelan 123. Hans Christensen 121, 2x 100. Mick Herft 100. Nicole Skinner 100. Paul Roberts 100.
This Wednesday will be the Singles Championships played at TBC. Names and $5 playing fee to be in by 6.30pm to start at 7pm.
There will be men's singles and ladies singles.
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