The Wee Waa Golf Club hosted its 2019-20 Volkswagen Scramble mixed four-person event on Sunday which was won by the team of Todd Farrer, Steve and Dianne Parish and Dylan Armitage.

Forty-eight golfers played on the day as 12 teams battled it out to progress to the next round of the event.

Wee Waa Golf Club president David Russel told The Courier that the course is currently looking the best it has in a long time, and that it attracted an abundance of positive comments from both local and travelling golfers at Sunday’s event.

The winning team on the day won the 18-hole tournament with a score of 57-and-three-eighths.

Finishing in second place was the team of Shannon Bartz, John Galagher, Steve Gleeson and Dave Avery, and placing third was the team of Ben Russell, Ben Wilson , Chris Hartnett and Luke Humphries.

Those two teams both scored 60-and-five-eighths, with the second-placed team winning on a countback.

The winning team has now qualified for the March 10 regional final to be hosted by the Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club at Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley.

The Narrabri Golf Club held its 2019-20 Volkswagen Scramble event last September.

Narrabri’s Rod and Jen Kirk teamed up with Goondiwindi father and son duo Zak and Ricky Woodward, formerly of Narrabri, and won the event, and the second-placed team of Troy Nott and Paul, Wade and Ammie Foster finished second.

Both of those teams qualified for a different regional final, and they will play at Bonville Golf Resort on March 23.

The winners of the regional finals will progress to the national championships final which will be played at the prestigious Twin Waters Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast.

At Sunday’s event at Wee Waa the nearest to pin ninth hole was won by Jeremey Thorne and the nearest to pin 15th was claimed by Armitage.

This Sunday a monthly mug will be played at the Wee Waa Golf Club with a 12.30pm start, while the Wee Waa Open has been set down for Sunday, March 15.

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