Mitchell Wallace and Darren Hunter End 2021 Golf Season in Style | Lithgow Mercury

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At the end of the 2021 Lithgow Golf Club competitive season, a number of golfers ended the year on a high. Saturday’s (December 18) event was the Zig Zag Motel Summer Cup and again thank you to the Inzitari family at the motel for sponsoring this major event. The Summer Cup champions were Darren Hunter who won the scratch title while youngster Mitchell Wallace was the handicap winner. Hunter (2) has been one of the Club’s elite golfers for many years and was on fire when he set his score at 71 with a brilliant front nine which saw him land four birdies and a bogey for a score of 33. The handicap champion was Mitchell Wallace (19) who was a clear winner finishing four strokes better than the next highest net score. Wallace, who returned to golf just weeks after injuring himself in a fall on a mountain bike, played one of his best golf courses to finish with a net score of 65. The scoring was also good in the grade competitions that saw the following results. In category A, constant Dave Titcume (8) continued his recent good form by recording a score of 69 net without counting Craig McManus (7) who also finished with 69 net. READ MORE: Andrew Burton (+1) continues to dominate scratch wins with a score of 73. It was good to see Brendan Roach (14) come back to play competitive golf and he showed his skills when he pulled out the grade B handicap with a net score of 70 on a countdown. The finalist was Michael Casey (10) also on 70 net points with Kyle Egan (11) recording the best scratch score. The C rating went to Neil Hutchinson (25) with a net score of 72 on a countdown from runner-up Josh Jones (20). Anthony Potts (25) had the best scratch score with a 99. The good ones went to those with 72 net and they were Bill Oldfield, Michael Hunter, Dave Thompson, Ken Mitchell, Al Mostyn, Ross Harrington, Justin Nelson, Paul Stewart, Anthony Boza and Mark Seckold. Closest to the bowling were Jonathan Van Veen, Brendan Roach, Darren Hunter, Brett Scanlon and for the second week in a row Tallan Egan on the 18th hole. Wednesday Nine Hole Competition (December 15): The winner was Brian Judge with a score of 27 points. The runner-up was Scott Hunter 19 points and in third place was Ken Mitchell 18 points. The coupons went to Les Barnes, Chris Goodsell, Jeff Geddes, Rob George and Carlos Garibotto. Cut on 15 points. The closest to the pins went to Brian Judge and John Bird. Friday Nine Hole Competition (December 17): Harry Bender won 19 points on a countdown. The finalist was Travis Cameron and in third place was Paul Stewart with both golfers with 19 points. The coupons went to Kev Casey, Greg Dykes, Wayne Morris, Brendan Horner, Nathan Mitchell and Chris Goodsell. The golf club board of directors wishes the members, staff and outdoor staff a very Merry Christmas. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:

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