The Men’s team went through their 4 contests undefeated and will progress to Division Two next year. The team was a mixture of experienced players as well as two juniors, Corey Hardy of South Pines who won one match and narrowly lost his second. Levi Sclater of Sale Golf Club played in four matches and went through undefeated.
The result came down to East Gippsland’s final match when the played Northern and although the score was 4/3 it was a solid win for East Gippsland.
Further great news is for 15 year old Levi Sclater of Sale GC who won all his 4 matches in that he has been selected in the Victorian Country Team to V South Australia
The East Gippsland Ladies came third overall, just 1/2 a match behind second place. Overall they won one match, tied in two and their only loss came to eventual champions, Golf Central Victoria. The Ladies will remain in Division 2 in 2018.
East Gippsland Men’s Country Week Team has been announced’
This year EGDGA will be contesting the ‘Bowl’ with the aim to being promoted to the ‘Plate’ section in 2018.
The team is:
Chris Shanahan (Orbost)
Grahame Hellesey, Brett Makings, Ben Dunlop, Damien Fairhall, Rohan Dare, David Pollard (Bairnsdale)
Nathan Magnuson (Maffra)
Mark Lindford (Kings Cove)
Levi Sclater (Sale)
Corey Hardy (South Pines)
Clive Storey & Barry Hoskin will be Manager & Assistant Manager.
East Gippsland Women Country Teams
EGWG will be playing Division 2 Country Teams from the 2-4 October. Their matches will be played at Latrobe, Cranbourne and Long Island. The team representing EGWG are:
Melissa Bransdon , Jo Sellen (Maffra GC)
Robyn Walker (Newry)
Leanne Wallace (Toongabbie)
Sue Gannon (Bairnsdale)
Nadine Martin (Lakes Entrance)
Jo Ballinger, Liz McCormick, Liz Foreman, Karin Manse (Sale)