Wearne seals club championship glory

GOLDEN DAY: A grade champion Clinton Wearne, B grade champion Andrew Xanthopoulos and C grade champion Brian Will after Sunday's final. Picture: Supplied
GOLDEN DAY: A grade champion Clinton Wearne, B grade champion Andrew Xanthopoulos and C grade champion Brian Will after Sunday's final. Picture: Supplied

Clinton Wearne enjoyed a great day out as the finals of the Ceduna Golf Club Championships took place on Sunday.

Players were up against warm and windy conditions, with the six finalists hitting off at 10am to play 27 holes of match play.

Wearne took to the course against Peter Thompson in the A grade decider and secured the victory on the 24th hole, four holes up with three to play.

Andrew Xanthopoulos was crowned B grade champion after downing Lance McWaters in the closest match of the day.

He won on the 26th hole, two up with one to play.

Taking out the C grade title for the season was Brian Will, who was nine holes up with eight left to play in his match against Jimmy Nicholls.

The rest of the field took part in a stableford competition.

Dion Hissey was victorious with 40 points, finishing ahead of runner-up Ben Gascoyne on a countback from Barry Thompson after both secured 38 points.

Hissey also took out the long drive on the 18th hole.

This Sunday is the club's closing day for the 2019 season, with the annual general meeting at 10am to be followed by a barbecue lunch, an ambrose competition and a barbecue tea.

All are welcome to attend and play.