Martin Smith wins Saturday Stableford at Karratha Golf Course

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Saturday Stableford winner Martin Smith with Ladies Captain Beryl Lynn
Camera IconSaturday Stableford winner Martin Smith with Ladies Captain Beryl Lynn

It was Groundhog Day at the Karratha Golf Club for the second 18-hole Saturday competition in a row, with the back nine closed under construction for the grassing of the greens.

Players experienced a sense of deja vu as they played the front nine twice in one day.

Ideal golfing conditions all weekend with little to no wind and low temperatures, so it was not surprising to see some great results.

Despite not winning the day on Saturday, low handicapper Michael Heap broke records, scoring an Eagle on the 4th hole, knocking it in for two on a par four.

Martin Smith won the Saturday Stableford competition with 38 points , with from Peta Mott. placing and and

Lorrel Visona finished thirdon 36.

Peter Newbold won Best Vet with 36 also and June Worsley won Best Lady with 35 points.

Sunday Scroungers winner was eight-year-old Zavier Broun with a huge 24 points, with four players close behind on 23.

Placing second winning on the count back was Lorrel Visona with Wayne Martin placing third.

The chip off for the meat raffle was 23, so the same four players competed, with Angie Beier nailing her chip closest to the pin, winning the hamper.

Karratha Golf Club will be hosting the annual one day Pro Am competition this ThursdayJUNE17, with 24 Pros attending and enjoying some new grass greens that will be opened for the first time.

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