Rick Wills has won the Club Championship at Yea Golf Club for the third time. Rick had a very solid 78 on Saturday to follow on from 76 and 75 in his first 2 rounds. Bob Glenister with 82 on Saturday finished in 2nd place. In B grade Michael Spagnolo had an excellent 79 to win from Jeff Aurisch in second place. Kevin Coghlan was the winner in C grade with a final round of 88, well clear of Bill Dredge in second spot. The handicap event played over the three rounds of the championship, the Clark Trophy, was won by Bill Dredge with a three round nett of 207, one shot clear of Jeff Aurisch.. Rick won the A grade handicap section and Jeff took out the B grade section. The other major award decided during the championship was the annual Sichlau trophy. Bill Dredge was the winner by 2 shots from Alan Pell. The daily stroke event was won by club veteran Bruce Kindred with an excellent nett 66. Bruce won on countback from Bill Dredge.
On Wednesday the men finally achieved a daily victory in the gender challenge but the women are still well in front overall. Michael Spagnolo with 36 points was the daily winner from Vicki Clements on 34 and Di Elliott on 33. With no challenge over the next two weeks the women seem set to lead at Christmas time.