Teams take to the golf course for charity
GOLF: THE Warwick Real Estate team of Neil Carney, Kimberley Smith, Angela Burrows and Doug Rickert won the best net in yesterday's NAB Mercantile Golf Day at Warwick Golf Club.
The event attracted 96 players and was a fundraiser for Warwick Dementia Support Group.
The best gross was won by the Style Shoes team of John Devitt, his grandson Sam McLennan, Jack Daley and Kris McLennan, with 59 (10 under).
The putt for cash was won by well-known Warwick cricketer Jamie Saunders and his team.
The encouragement award was won by the Gross Meats team of Howard Gross, sons Lachlan and Benjamin and Dan Watson.
Maryvale cricketer Kev Bourke won the longest drive for non-golfers with a distance of 240m off the tee on the 18th.
The golfers longest drive was 250m by Sam McLennan on a day when the drive competition was into the wind.
Retired NAB employee Judy Lester won the longest drive for the ladies with more than 200m.
NAB representative Paul Swift said more than $1000 was raised for the Warwick Dementia Support Group.
"The mercantile day started in the late 1980s and has been held most years since," Swift said.
"We had three NAB teams with players from Warwick and Toowoomba branches."
The next major activity for the Warwick Golf Club will be the presentation night on Friday from 6.30pm at Hawker Road Function Centre. Tickets on sale at the centre.
Trophies will be presented for all championship winners during a year. Nathan Dionysius and Sam Hinze won the overall championships.