Marc Evans, a former member of the Whyalla Golf Bowling Club and current member of Grange Bowling Club, returned with team mates Graeme Ettridge, Josh Calyun and Carl Schapel to win the Medley at the Whyalla Golf Bowling Club on Sunday, January 27, with 185 Points.
Runners-up were Cowell Bowling Club’s Peter Gynell, Terry Jame, George Crabbe and Rodney Haywood on 146 Points, third place went to Golf Bowling Club’s Clay Everett, Geoff Smale, Matt Sims and Dene Mintern on 146 points, fourth place to Golf’s Eric McLean, Jim Scott, Karin Lynch and Paul Phillips on 145 points and fifth place to ETSA’s Mark Cooper, Tony Brewster, Paul Ruffles and Darren Warner on 125 points.
Saturday’s event was a Mixed Medley.
Winners were Golf’s Anne Grund, Wayne Smith, Helen Smith and Gary Grund on 190 points. Runners-up were Golf’s Maureen Brett, Sue Gledhill, Alan Brett and Martin Walton on 148 points, third place went to ETSA’s Karen Frick, Sandra King, Tony Brewster and Darren Warner on 146 points, fourth place to Golf’s Sue Lessue, Dennis McFadyen, Raelene Birdseye and Peter Mitchell on 144 points.
On Saturday evening, a dinner was held in the Whyalla Golf Club with more than 110 players, members and guests attending.
Life members Heather Prosser and John Mckenzie both gave an interesting speech on both the formation of the club and how things have changed in both uniforms and the social aspect of the club.
Bowling Club president Mick Hennessy then invited Heather and John to cut the celebration cake which club helper Phyllis Brereton had made.
Following the closing presentation on Sunday, Mick thanked all the players and visitors who had attended the event and due to popular demand agreed to hold the event on the long weekend in January 2020.
The club would like to acknowledge the 22 local sponsors and the Whyalla City Council for its support for the 50th anniversary.