COMP: A two-day Masters golf competition was held in the South Burnett.
COMP: A two-day Masters golf competition was held in the South Burnett. Contributed

South Burnett hosts Master Golf competition

GOLF: South Burnett golfers have been busy showing off their skills during the Masers Golf competition held in Wondai and Kingaroy this week.

On Monday, June 3, 68 players from the Sunshine Coast, South Burnett and Glasshouse Mountains took to the greens at the Wondai Golf Club.

Opens men's winner was Kingaroy player Col Harsh with 38 points, followed by fellow Kingaroy player, Greg Toohey on 36 points.

The A-grade winner was Frank Ferrante from Bribie Island with 33 points, B-grade winner was Arthur Wallis with 34 points (Nanango), and C-grade winners was Keith Taylor with 36 points (Woodford).

The ladies also had a successful day one with winner Wendy O'Connell from Wontima finishing with 35 points and Kingaroy's Sue Pottle with 33 points.

The nearest pin was Allan Eyeares with nine points, and Rod Askin on 18, Allan Eyers on 15 and Graham Hourn on 9. The ladies was 6/15 Leanne Dowdle and 9/18 Sue Pottle.

The competition continued for day two on Tuesday with very cold conditions at the Kingaroy Golf Club.

Kingaroy's Tony Jarrett finished the day as the open men's winner with 41 points and runner up Tim Robe from Kingaroy finished with 40 points.

The A-grade winner was Col Harsh with 34 points from Kingaroy, B-grade was Nanango's Phil Stern (38) and C-grade was Kingaroy's Trevor Porter (38).

The ladies winner was Nanango's Joy Cavanough (35), followed by Kingaroy's Jean Burey-Porter (34).

The nearest pin was Peter Ireland on 4, Jim Duff with 9 and Andrew McInnes with 14. Ladies pins was Sue Brandon for 4 and Jane Franklin for 14.

The Les Young Trophy was then awarded for the two-day competition.

The men's champion was Col Harch from Kingaroy with 72 points, followed by runner up Tim Robe from Kingaroy.

The Joy Cavenough trophy for the ladies two day competition was won by Wendy O'Connell on 67 points from Wantima. Sue Pottle from Kingaroy was runners up for the Masters Golf competition.

Frank Ferrante from Bribie Island was named the A-grade winner with 67 points. He was followed by Graham Hourn from Kingaroy on 63 points.

B-grade winner Phil Stern from Nanango finished with 67 points.

C-grade winner was Bartry Danson from Wantima on 67 points.

The next Masters event will be at Caboolture on July 8.