Jimboomba golfers battle intense heat

In SEQDGA pennant action, the Hills Golf Club battled hot conditions on Sunday to complete the scheduled fixtures.

Ultra Namkang tees off from the 10th hole during the pennant action on the weekend.

Ultra Namkang tees off from the 10th hole during the pennant action on the weekend.

The Hills boys hosted Kooralbyn in division one.

It was Kooralbyn's comeback match after being defunct for almost a decade.

After a round one bye, the Kooralbyn outfit were keen to get into the action.

The team, led by state representative Lawrie Flynn, was not the pushover the other teams thought they would be.

Nevertheless, the Jimboomba lads did finish winners 5-0 even though it was level pegging early in all the matches.

The end results were Ryonusuke Seki and Barry Austin winning their fourball match 2-up; Bright Thongsom and Max Lee won the foursomes 5 and 3, and Naoki Sekito won his match 3 and 2.

Tsukasa Maki won 2 and 1, and number one Ultra Namkang (who played Flynn) continuing his fine form winning 4 and 2.

Congratulations to them as they keep their defence of their pennant well on track.

This weekend the division one side hosts Redland Bay.

The division two side commenced its le defense in resounding fashion accounting for local competitors Village Links 5-1.

The four ball pairing of Phil Bourke and Dan Mollica accounted for their opposition 4 and 2, while Matt Forshey and Lance Eade toughed out a tight match finishing all square.

In singles matches, Ricky Forshey finished with a tough 3 and 1 win, and Simon Hewitt winning a up and down affair 5 and 3.

Gavin Skeet was always on top in his match finishing 4 and  2, with number one Adrian Paterson fighting out a tough square. 

This weekend the division two outfit hosts Redland Bay in round three.

Looking to start the season strongly to make amends for last year’s narrow grand final loss to Bay Island, the division three team headed to Kooralbyn to face the competition newcomers.

The Hills lads fought out a 3-3 tie in what could only be described as extreme conditions in the Kooralbyn Valley.

In singles matches Gary Paul won 4 and 2, and John Biddlecombe won 3 and 1.

In other single games, Nick Hoffman lost a very tight game in his pennant debut one down on the 18th hole, while Martin Friswell lost 7 and 5.

In the four balls, Craig O'Donnell and Kevin Gardner lost in a tight battle 4 and 2, with the other pairing of Ron Watts and Alf Lizzio winning on forfeit.

 Next week division three hosts Logan City in their first home fixture of the season.

For more information on SEQDGA pennant competition action, visit www.seqdga.com.au.