Richmond Golf Club has moved their way up in the Inter-Club rankings

Dunheved Golf Club played host to the most recent round of the 2019 Western Sydney Region Veteran Golfers Association (WSRVGA) Inter-Club competition.

On Tuesday, October 1, 142 players teed off at the course in this years penultimate round.

Richmond Golf Club's John Leck teeing off at Dunheved Golf Club on Tuesday, October 1. Picture: Noel Rowsell

Richmond Golf Club's John Leck teeing off at Dunheved Golf Club on Tuesday, October 1. Picture: Noel Rowsell

Dunheved's top-scoring members took full advantage of their course knowledge to finish with 154 points, edging out Richmond Golf Club on 152 and Penrith on 147.

Dunheved now sit on 1,018 points, holding a 4-point advantage over Penrith (1,014) in the race to win the Club of the Year trophy.

They are both narrowly ahead of reigning Club of the Year Richmond, which has 1,008, and Wallacia with 1,002.

With just one round left to play at Leonay Golf Club on October 29, Richmond's players will need to be at their best to have any chance of retaining their title.

They will also have to hope both Dunheved and Penrith falter in sight of the winning post.

Dunheved's winning team included; Elaine Williams, Bruce Beechey, Robert Ayre and Di Bowen.

Williams and Bowen also won the Medley 2BBB with a huge 52-point haul, ahead of Leonay couple Ken & Gill Gordon with 45 c/b.

Williams also took out the Women's Singles with 40 points, ahead of Richmond's Kris Douglas with 37.

The Men's 2BBB winners were Richmond's Gary Muscat and Graham Sprouster as they put up 46 c/b.

Just ahead of Phil Johnston and Bob Jenson from Penrith with 46 c/b.

The individual winners were:

  • A Grade - Neil Johnston (Penrith) 40 c/b, runner-up Ken Powell (Richmond) 40.
  • B Grade - Robert Ayre (Dunheved) 38 c/b, runner-up Graham Sprouster (Richmond) 38 c/b.
  • C Grade - Ray Foster (Penrith) 37, runner-up Kim Stockbridge (Stonecutters Ridge) 36.

There was one unwelcome visitor on the course, when an enormous brown snake crossed the 15th fairway at it's leisure but the greater majority of players had already completed their round and were heading back to the clubhouse.

Dunheved's Greg Williams leads the Player of the Year rankings on 113, ahead of Peter Green (Dunheved), Peter Cromer (Wallacia) and Stephen Cromer (Leonay) who are all on 111.

They're followed by Penrtih's Russell Cruikshank who has 110 and Richmond's Garry Smith with 110.

The Women's Player of the Year rankings see Judy Loader of Stonecutters Ridge ahead on 108, ahead of Elaine Williams (Dunheved) and Sue Evers (Springwood) each with 100, Carol Carter (Richmond) on 99 and Carol Lozier (Richmond) with 98.

The final round of the 2019 WSRVGA Inter-Club will be held at Leonay Golf Club on Tuesday, October 29.

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