Walcha: Double title for Brennan

Two-time NSW 4BBB Sandgreen Golf Champion Wayne Brennan won his first Walcha A Grade Championship last Sunday with a four-round total of 292.  He also won the Nick Cross Memorial trophy for best overall nett score with 271, two clear of both John Mann and David Sweeney.

Runner-up in A Grade was Anthony Smith on 304. John Mann took out B Grade with 330 from Lee Fletcher 334 while club president Allan Green snuck home in C Grade 374 from Max Holstien 375.

Club captain Will Brennan won the Veterans Championship with a two-round total of 159, just a stroke ahead of Simeon Cross 160. Last Saturday, David Sweeney won the winner of the secretary’s trophy donated by Jenny Lisle after he carded a 65 nett while on Sunday.

John Mann defeated Don Brooks in a playoff to claim the President’s prize. In match play, Crichton Barr defeated Bill Fletcher 8 and 7.

Last Saturday, Peter Sendall won the Veterans nine-hole competition with 17 stableford points. Runner-up was Col Higgins on 16 while in the ladies division, Jenny Lisle 14 won from Lorraine Rennie 13.

Walcha players in the NSW Sandgreeen 4BBB Championships this weekend at Walgett are Wayne Brennan and Andrew Bowden, Steph Sweeney and Peter Norbury, Tony Asmus and Will Brennan. Clubhouse duty: Neil Dark’s replacement.