Headland Vets Smash Living Choice Classic

Living Choice was a proud sponsor of the annual Headland Veteran Golfers’ tournament, the ‘Living Choice Classic’, continuing its tradition of sponsoring the prestigious event for the past 15 years. 167 Veteran golfers representing 22 Veteran Golfing organisations, travelled from Perth, Geelong and all over Queensland to play a total of 384 games over three days.

Sunday’s event was a ‘Shotgun Start’, Medley 4BBB Stableford, followed by a “Welcome BBQ”. The main competition was the Eclectic event, covering the results of Monday and Tuesday’s Single Stableford games. Visitors and members alike praised the Course Manager, Ben Tilley and his crew for the excellent playing conditions. The September weather was a great improvement on last year’s November downpours and presented players with the opportunity to score well.

Living Choice representatives Susan and Noel Lowrie, attended the Presentation Dinner on the Tuesday evening. Noel presented the “Living Choice Hamper” to Jon Welch who accepted the hamper on behalf of the winner Helen O’Neil. Susan graciously delivered the closing address after a very enjoyable evening with Headland Veterans taking home nearly all of the Divisional Eclectic Trophies. The dinner was supported by 80 golfers, guests and sponsors. Forty-four trophies were presented – congratulations to the winners:

Overall Eclectic Winners: Pam Andrews, Headland Golf Club 50 pts; Gary Savill, Headland Golf Club 51 pts.

Divisional Eclectic Winners – Ladies:

Div 1 – Winner: Mandy Oster, Headland 49pts.            Runner Up: Monica Knowles, Headland 47pts.

Div 2 – Winner: Ali Lamond, Headland 45pts.                Runner Up: Victoria Maynard, Headland 44pts c/b.

Div 3 – Winner: Thelma Allen, Parkwood, 48pts.           Runner Up: Joy Bullock, Headland 47pts.

Divisional Eclectic Winners – Men:

Div 1 – Winner: Dennis Taylor, Headland 45pts.           Runner Up: David W Smith, Headland 44pts c/b.

Div 2 – Winner: Bruce Reid, Headland, 47pts.               Runner Up: John Sims, Headland 46pts.

Div 3 – Vince O’Neill, Headland 49pts.                            Runner Up: Bruno Ciot, Headland 46pts.

Nearest to the Pin (14th Hole) Winners:

Ladies: Margaret Smith, Headland 311cm

Men’s: Brian Richards, Headland 125cm

Allen Alderton (GC Burleigh) was the major raffle winner of a set of Optima golf clubs and bag.