THERE was hope for India for as long as MS Dhoni was still at the crease, but in the semi-final of the World Cup the Indian skipper simply gave up.

    STEVE Smith’s graceful 105 off 93 in the World Cup semi-final at the SCG continued his almost unprecedented level of dominance against India.

    DAVID Gallop reflects on the state of Australian soccer during a trip to Germany to see the Socceroos’ epic draw with the World Cup champions.

    WELL we’ve got the great co-hosting grudge match in the final — just like in 2011, when India beat Sri Lanka — and any ANZAC brotherhood will be put aside at the MCG on Sunday.

    TRAINER Kris Lees believes the weight-for-age racing in Sydney this autumn is the strongest he has seen in years.

    Members' Golf Day results

    Feb 07, 2014

    The Members’ Golf Day for the President’s Cup was once again held at the prestigious Kingston Heath Golf Club on Tuesday February 11, with nearly 100 members competing for the cup.

    Members enjoyed mild and manageable temperatures throughout the afternoon, and a course in magnificent condition, which made for a great day of competition.

    All participants enjoyed a light lunch prior to the round of golf, on-course refreshments were offered throughout the afternoon and a sumptuous dinner served at the conclusion of play, along with a well-earned beverage.

    With many prizes up for grabs, the overall winner was former MCC secretary Dr John Lill, who took out the President’s Cup on a count-back with 42 stableford points off a handicap of 23.

    The full list of winners are below:

    WINNER – PRESIDENT’S CUP
    Dr John Lill (23) – 42pts (on count back)

    MEN’S STABLEFORD DIVISION 1 (0-10 handicap)
    Winner: Mark Griffin (3) - 38pts (on count back)
    Runner-Up: Lindsay Baud (3) – 38pts

    MEN’S STABLEFORD DIVISION 2 (11-20 handicap)
    Winner: Mark Whelan (19) - 42pts
    Runner-Up: Bill Norman (16) – 41pts

    MEN’S STABLEFORD DIVISION 3 (21+ handicap)
    Winner: Cam Smith (21) - 42pts
    Runner-Up: Gavin McGregor (33) – 40pts

    LADIES STABLEFORD INDIVIDUAL
    Winner: Shona Macinnes (16) 32pts

    TEAM AGGREGATE
    Winners: Bill Norman, Rob Worthington, Tom Jackett and Kim Luff – 149pts
    Runners-Up: Brian Meneilly, Mark Griffin, Roger Wilson and Gavin McGregor – 143pts

    LONGEST DRIVE
    Men’s 7th hole: Gary Stone
    Men’s 18th hole: Kaiden Long
    Women’s 7th hole: Heather Penman
    Women’s 18th hole: Christine Dobson

    NEAREST THE PIN
    5th hole winner: Clive Jones
    10th hole winner: John Gerrand
    19th hole winner: Shona Macinnes