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Yeppoon Golf Club 2020

A photo of the combined team.  Image Supplied 

Action has resumed at the Yeppoon Golf Club in 2020.  

The venue hosted the first round of the inaugural men’s inter-club pennants in the Keppel zone of golf central Queensland.   

Yeppoon took on Rockhampton in Round One on Sunday and found themselves finishing on eight points and in the lead by just two points.

Left to right.; Terry Bulger, Trevor Tougher, Boyd Watts, Chris Richards, Isaak Jensen, Aaron Malone. Jeff Ingle.  Image Supplied.  

The event, played in two divisions, saw Yeppoon’s division one team finish on 4 ½ points against Rockhampton on 2 ½ points. And in the second division Yeppoon and Rockhampton both finished on 3 ½ points.

On Sunday January 19, Rockhampton will have a chance to recover these lost points in the second match in round one when they come up against Emu Park Golf club at their home course of Rockhampton.  Play will commence at 12 noon.

The individual results were in division one Rockhampton’s Dean Tipping 1 up against Boyd Watts, Arron Malone Yeppoon, squaring his match against Rockhampton’s Daryl Myles, Yeppoon’s Trevor Tougher 4 and 3 against Rowan Coombes Rockhampton’s Richie Pershouse 2 and 1 against Yeppoon’s Chris Richards, Isaak Jensen 4 and 3 against Greg Black of Rockhampton, Terry Bulger, Yeppoon 2 up against Tim Mc Master.

No 2 team Standing: Phil Mode, Dave Battilanna, Jim Wilson, Harold Bucholz, Wes Swaffield.  Squatting: Aaron Lacey & Elvis Miller.  Image Supplied.

In the second division Yeppoon’s Aaron Lacey squared his match with Rockhampton’s Ian Hutchieson, Rockhampton’s Glen Cox 5 and 4 over Yeppoon’s Phil Wode, Wes Swaffield 1 up against Rockhampton’s Spencer Chapman, Rockhampton’s Izaak Grobler 1 up against Elvis Miller, Sagren Govender 5 and 4 over Yeppoon’s Dave Battilana, Harold Bucholz 5 and 4 over Rockhampton’s Russell Coombes, Jim Wilson Yeppoon 5 and 4 over Bob Lindley.

The youngest player in the teams was Isaak Jensen 13 years and Oldest Terry Bulger 75, both of Yeppoon with both scoring wins

Team captains Tim Mc Master Rockhampton and Trevor Tougher in an address to all players thanked them all for their participation in this inaugural Central Queensland event with Tim congratulating the Yeppoon golf club for the way their course was presented and are looking to reversing the result when the meet Yeppoon in the second round at their club in February.

Golf Central Queensland secretary Gurney Clamp also in address to all players is that Golf C Q is looking at becoming involved by organizing an inter-zone pennant match between Keppel and Curtis zones, Golf C Q is also have the wheels in motion to organize an inter-district pennant match against North Queensland.

Future Pennant matches:

Round one & Match three Emu Park -V- Yeppoon @ Emu Park Sunday 26 th . January
Round two & Match four Yeppoon -V- Emu Park @ Yeppoon Sunday 2 nd . February
Round two & Match five Rockhampton -V- Yeppoon @ Rockhampton Sunday 23 rd . February
Round two & Match six Rockhampton -V- Emu Park @ Emu Park Sunday 22 nd . March
Final Sunday 29 th . February @ a course yet to be determined

The Curtis Zone has yet to get their pennant competition under way and Bilolea Golf Club has accepted the invitation to join in their pennant competition and Biloela will make their presence felt when competition gets under way.