By Eric Tomsene
Congratulations to Coolum dynamic duo Annica McGill and Chris Johnston who won the 2021 Australian Open Mixed Pairs – Supporter Event held at Club Musgrave.
Annica has been playing bowls for a decade, while Chris has played for just four years.
In her first year, Annica won the Club Novice award, then went on to win 10 club titles including the Club Singles Championship five times. She also made it to the State Championships three times in both singles and pairs.
Chris Johnston started playing barefoot bowls and joined Coolum Beach Bowls Club when he started taking bowls more seriously. In his first year, he also won the Club Novice award and since then, has won four out of five club championships with teammates.