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Lawyers lead field home at chamber golf gathering

Players line up for the start of the 2016 Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce golf day at Bonville.
Players line up for the start of the 2016 Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce golf day at Bonville. Contributed

BONVILLE Golf Resort this week hosted the Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce Charity MBT Lawyers golf day.

Garth Shiperlee and the chamber organised a wonderful day with a full field of 136 including 34 teams with more than 50 business represented.

Apart from the 18 hole ambrose there was a betting hole on the 17th, a Park Beach Plaza promotion on the 15th and a special promotion by Coffs Harbour Telstra Business Centre.

They provided everyone an opportunity to have their tee shot assessed on the first hole using high technology provided by Trackman Doppler radar.

Swings were assessed by Bonville teaching professional Richie Gallichan with the Trackman radar measuring club head speed, distance the ball is hit, accuracy of the strike, ball speed off the face and many other factors.

The winning team, representing Fishburn Watson O'Brien Lawyers, was Marius Eden, champion putter Chris O'Brien, Wayne Scott and Peter Owen, with a fine score of 55 off the stick.

This included eight birdies and an eagle on the front nine.

Runners-up, representing ANZ Bank, were Terry Maguire, Paul Gallagher, Peter Timothy and Geoffrey Hardaker.

Third place went to the Helloworld team of Greta Lindsay, Andrew Lindsay, Paul Cleland and Rod Judd.

Nearest the pin winners were Peter Timothy, Adam Ellison, Peter O'Brien and Tim Schoeffel.

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