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    Members' Golf Day results

    Nov 21, 2013

    Almost 100 MCC members participated in the Members' Golf Day at Victoria Golf Club on November 20, 2013.

    John Wright, with 36 stableford points off a handicap of 25, took out the MCC President’s Plate.

    The President’s Plate is one of two members’ golf days held each year, with the next to be held at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Tuesday February 11, 2014.


    MCC PRESIDENT’S PLATE (Best Stableford Score)  
    John Wright (25 handicap)      36 points

    Winners – Stephen Batty, Doug Provis, John Tilbrook, Stephen Higgins (112 points)
    Runner up – Peter Holt, Craig Baker, Kenneth Harvie, Terence Holt (108 points)

    President's Plate winner John Wright (left) with MCC vice-president David Crow at Victoria Golf Club on November 20, 2013.Men’s Division 1 (Handicap 0-10)
    Winner – Peter Holt (9) – 33pts
    Runner up – Anthony Waller (5) - 31pts
    Third place – Robert Worthington (4) – 30pts

    Men’s Division 2 (11-20)
    Winner – John Tilbrook (11) – 33pts (count back)
    Runner up – Kenneth Harvie (13) - 33pts
    Third place – Harry Economou (18) – 32pts (count back)

    Men’s Division 3 (21 and above)
    Winner – John Wright (25) – 36pts
    Runner up – Simon Blair (29) - 28pts
    Third place – Keate Woodgate (22) – 27pts

    Longest drive
    Joseph Ryan (9th hole)
    Richard Bath (18th hole)

    Nearest the pin
    Mark Anderson (4th hole)
    Stuart Kluge (7th hole)
    Peter Durrant (14th hole)