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2017 GVDGA Sandscrape Championship Winner

 Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2017 GVDGA Sandscrape Championship


Ross Campbell (Capt GVDGA) with Lee Hicks 2017 GVDGA Sandscrape Champion.

The 2017 Sandscrape Open Championship was played at Rochester Golf Club on Sunday the 21st of May in sunny conditions.  The event was played over 27 holes and the course was presented in great condition.

A number of clubs were represented and these were Kialla, Strathmerton, Valley View, Nathalia, KY Parkland, Numurkah, Mooroopna, Lockington, Castlemaine, Rushworth, Neangar Park and Rochester.

The GV Champion for 2017 was local member and club captain Leigh Hicks from Rochester and the runner up also from Rochester was James Walsh.

B Grade was Bernard O’Hare from Nathalia from Ap Kuiper from Rochester.  C Grade was Chris White from Steve Mallee both from Rochester.

A grade Handicap was Tim Kuiper from Mooroopna, B Grade was Kelly Cheong from Rushworth and C Grade was Andrew Christie from Kialla.

The 18 hole morning event in A Grade was won by Garry Hosie from Numurkah on a count back, B Grade was Brad Major from Rochester and C Grade was Ross Campbell from Kialla on a count back.

The Nearest the pin winners were Ian Clarke from Rochester on the 5th, James Walsh also from Rochester on the 8th, Andy Purdy from Valley View on the 12th and James Walsh again on the 16th.

The GV Golf Association would like to thank Rochester Golf Club for hosting the event and also the support from their sponsors.  Thanks also to the club for providing a morning and afternoon tea and lunch for all the golfers during the event.

Ross Campbell