Gladstone’s $15,000 Open Fours
Contributed by Pedro Tappenden
After having to cancel its $50,000 Festival of Bowls Carnival, Gladstone Bowls Club didn’t disappoint its players and held a $15,000 Open Fours Carnival on June 4-5. The event consisted of five rounds of 18 ends.
Congratulations to Brian Cornish, Ken Riddle, Phil Lindfield and Lester Schelbach who won the $6,000 first prize. The second prize of $3,000 went to Gus McCrohon, Russel Farquhar, Cam McCrohon and Dave Olsen, with third place going to Peter Pershouse, Tony Leggio. Tony Wyper and Ian Hogan who won $1,500. Damien Rideout, Shane Rideout, Rob Huggers and Clayton Boon won the fourth prize of $1,000.
It was a great carnival with good bowls and sportsmanship. Thanks to all involved. The sponsorship was supplied by Bendigo Community Bank and Croc Thomas of Battery World. A big thank you to the sponsors, Graham McVean and Tony Leggio for their organisation, Phil Dunnet and Shane Cummings for the greens and all volunteers.