It’s a Cavanagh clean sweep at Drouin

Darren Wolffenbuttel leaves no stone unturned as he lines up his putt at Drouin. 353277 Pictures: STEWART CHAMBERS


Drouin Golf Club has some hardy souls within its ranks and the rain on Saturday couldn’t deter 41 players from teeing it up in a Stableford competition.

It was a family affair for the day with father and son combining to take out both grades.

Jensen Cavanagh took the honours in B Grade and was the top score for the day with 47 points.

His father Dave couldn’t match that score, but won A Grade with 40 points.

Kevin Johnson was the runner up in A Grade with 38 points, while Pete Daniel finished with 38 points to finish runner up in B Grade.

Shaun Doak was the winner of the Super Six with 14 points.

Down the lines went to Craig Stevens 36, Ray Smith 35, Jock Granger 35, Bernie Coyle 34, Mark Allen 34 and Sean Kelly 34.

Target hole winner on the second was Simon Caygill.

Nearest the pins went to; 5th Pete Downward (Commercial Hotel Warragul), 8th Dave Cavanagh (Sharkey’s Barbershop), 10thLuke Smith (Siam Pesto Restaurant) and 14th Geoff Percival (Pro Pin).


A big field of almost 100 players contested the midweek stableford event.

It was a day of incredible scoring with 39 players playing to their handicap or better with the median score for the day being 33 points.

A Grade was led by Paul Adamiak who scored 41 points, while Pete Mitchell came runner up on a countback with 40 points.

B Grade winner and top score for the day went to John Banfield with 46 points, runner up was Rob Piner with 42 points.

Shaun Kleeven was the winner of C Grade with 45 points.

A three-way countback was needed to decide the runner up with David Low prevailing with 41 points.

The winner of the Super Six was Ron Tomasetti with 17 points.

Down the lines went to Luke Smith 41, Graham Kennedy 41, Mick Warry 41, Robert Koppe 40, Roger Crow 40, Rob McCrae 40, Pat Ellerton 40, Warren Cook 40, Luke Dehaan 40, Jake Barnard 39, Basil Bate 39 and Peter Newton 39.

Nearest the pins went to: 5th Mike Santo, 8th Keith Crew, 10th Jim Defoe and 14th Rob McCrae.


Sunday’s Medley Stableford was won by Andrew Pomeroy with 38 points.

Steely Mateariki won a ball down the line with 37 points on a countback.

Upcoming competitions are Stableford for Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.


Drouin Ladies played Round 3 of the Downtowner Cup on Tuesday 5 December.

Division 1 winner was Judy Dixon (20) with 39 stableford points and runner up was Anne Neilson (19) with 36 points on a countback.

Division 2 winner was Maryanne Batson (49) with 40 points and runner up was Sue Hatfield (33) with 37 points.

Down the line balls went to Monica Gidley, Jennifer Cook and Judy Bibby all on 36 points.

Winner of the nine-hole competition was Wendy Hitchins (26) with 22 points.

• Charity Day – Friday 8 December

Drouin GCC held its Annual Charity Day on Friday with all funds raised going to Olivia’s Place, a local, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to supporting expectant parents and young families.


• Ladies 4BBB Stableford

Division 1

Winners: Julie Keeble (29) and Chris Thomas (24) Warragul with 48 points.

Runners up: Annie Chapman (20) Traralgon and Daphne Elleman (32) Garfield with 46 points.

Division 2

Winners: Denise Todd (30) and Christine Hogan (30) Berwick Montuna with 50 points.

Runners up: Maryanne Batson (46) and Liz Jensz (34) Drouin – 49 points on a countback.

Best 9 in: Michelle Fairlie and Cheryl Trickett with 26 points.

Best 9 out: Sue Crosby and Angela Greenall with 26 points.

Down the line balls: Vanessa Reid and Shirley Turner 49 points, Christine Sterrick and Marianne Ryan 49 points, Louise Ford and Carol Ronalds 48 points.

Nearest the pins: 5th Marianne Ryan, 10th Christine Horwood.

• Men’s Individual Stableford

Winner: Jock Granger (19) 42 points. Runner up: Mick Wright (22) 41 points. Third Place: Gordon Warren (21) 40 points on a countback.

Down the line balls: Richard Ford 40 points, Mick Jackson 39 points, Terry Lloyd 38 points.

Best 9 out: David Johnson 22 points.

Best 9 in: Mick Maling 19 points.

Nearest the pins: 8th Mick Jackson, 14th Randall Mitchell.

-Glenn Robinson and Sharon Rippon-