Veterans' big week of golf

THE WELL-practiced swings of veteran golfers will be seen all over the Grafton course from tomorrow as the Big River Week of Golf progresses upstream.

Veterans from across the state have converged on the Clarence Valley for the four-day golf event, which started in Yamba on Monday and yesterday.

After enjoying a day off today, the golfers will play 36 holes at Grafton tomorrow and Friday.

"We run daily 18-hole single stableford competitions over each of the four days, but we also have a perpetual shield for the winner of the 72-hole overall competition,'' Grafton veteran golfer John Tibbs said.

"Numbers are down slightly this year, but we still have over 60 visitors from 17 different clubs here in the Valley this week."

Last year's winner of the overall 72-hole score was Ken Bradford, of Ocean Shores.

More than $1500 in trophies are up for grabs over the four days, largely thanks to major sponsors Estana Motel and Clocktower Hotel.

The players will enjoy the hospitality of the latter when they join the sponsors' dinner from 7.30 at the Clocktower tonight.

"We've had a great start to the week so far. The weather has been spectacular,'' Tibbs said.

"There have already been some good scores and all the players will be looking forward to the presentation dinner to be held at the Grafton clubhouse on Friday night."

Topics:  big river week of golf, veteran golf




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