Tyson's the real winner
By STEVE SPINKS
KYOGLE golfer Linda McDade claimed the overall honours in the 34th annual Brown and Hurley charity golf tournament at Kyogle this week.
McDade scored 45 points to knock over the big field of 275 competitors.
The tournament, which attracts golfers from as far away as Melbourne, raised $17,000, with most of the money being donated to Tyson Alcorn for a special vehicle.
Alcorn, a Year 12 student at Kyogle High School, was in a motorcycle accident earlier this year that left him a quadriplegic after he broke his neck.
A further $3000 went to the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter, $1000 to the Kyogle Lions and $1000 to the Kyogle State Emergency Service.
In keeping with a 34-year tradition, a good customer of Brown and Hurley's, Alan Greensill, who now lives at Alstonville, donated a beast for the golfers to eat on Thursday night.
"He's done it every year. We cook up the hind quarters on a spit and the rest goes to making sausages and steaks," one of the organisers, Jim Hurley, said. "You can smell the food from the club on the course."