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David Robb Makes it Two in a row at Toc

2017 Tocumwal Winnners
LtoR: Patrick Mitchell (Eastern), David Robb (Corowa), and Heather Harley (Kooringal)

A big week of golf wrapped up today at the Tocumwal Golf and Bowls Club, which is situated on the famous Murray River. With an overnight frost and morning fog, the temperature was low but the spirits high as the players took to the beautifully manicured fairways and greens that shown little signs of winter. Players tried their hand on the Captains course today, which proved difficult for some players.

David Robb from Corowa successfully claimed his second victory this week, his first Doug Bachli event come earlier this week at Shepparton. David finished 2 shots behind overnight leaders Wayne Moriarty (Commercial Albury) and Greg Holmes (Broadford), but after returning the round two lowest core catapulted him to the top of the leaderboard. Holmes finished one shot behind Robb, a 5-over par 77 today gave him outright second place from Malcolm Barnes (Neangar Park) a further2 shots back.

Heather Harley from Kooringal has claimed the Women’s Tocumwal Senior Amateur title, with a total of 67 Stableford points for 36 holes. Heather took the title on a countback from overnight leader Judy Langford (Wodonga). Locals Bobette Wilkinson and Julie Penny rounded out equal third place.

Eastern member Patrick Mitchell fired a sensational 64 nett from a 12 handicap in round 1 of the tournament, setting himself up well for a good finish, taking the handicap title from Chris Mansour (Centenary Park) with a two round total of 138.

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