Memorial golf day at Woodenbong

WOODENBONG Golf Club hosted the Athol Mackney Memorial golf day on the 39th anniversary of this event which attracted a field of 59 men and 16 women golfers.

It was sponsored by Taylor's Retrovision and Mitre 10 Handy Hardware Store from Woodenbong, with players travelling from afar to join the running.

The winners: 18-hole net winner B Ellington, Mt Warren Park (64); 2, L Martin (64); 3, M Short; 4, D Bowden; 5, R Connell; 1st 9 net, L West; 2nd 9 net M Foster; best 18 gross, R Gunzler; best 9 gross, P Fawcett; NTP 3/12 P Fawcett, 10th C Riley, 16th C Riley, 9/18 W Lipke; long drive R Gunzler.

Women: Net winner and also broke her handicap, D Hayes; 2, B Harris; long drive, 18-hole gross and NTP 3/12, J McClintie; best 9 net, M Ryan; approach shot 9th, B Brislon.

The day honours Athol Mackney who was tragically taken too soon in a logging accident.

He loved golf passionately and was also a great supporter of the Woodenbong Golf Club.



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