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Country out match-plays city

Paul Carlyon makes his par on the ninth but was disappointed with his last nine.
Paul Carlyon makes his par on the ninth but was disappointed with his last nine. Noel Thompson

DAN Williams brought some city slickers to Mundubbera for the city versus country match play.

The third annual Burnett Cup Ambrose was won by the girls and boys from the bush.

Club vice-captain David Zipf said the event started as a flood relief fundraiser back in 2013.

"Dan Williams from Brisbane came up with the idea for a golf tournament to raise money for the Mundubbera community after the floods," Mr Zipf said.

"The Williams family have supported the event ever since and now it is an annual event we all look forward too.

"Last year the money went to CareFlight and this year the money is helping to support the golf club itself."

GREAT GOLF: Competitors in the Burnett Cup Ambrose.
GREAT GOLF: Competitors in the Burnett Cup Ambrose.

Twenty-eight golfers teed off in the two-ball ambrose event played in a match play format.

Both teams were looking to take the prizes and the honours from the other but Country won four-and-a-half rounds and city won two-and-a-half.

Dan Williams won the men's longest drive and also the pin shot on the fifth.

Daphne Williams won the ladies' longest drive, with Lyn Carlyon winning the accurate shot on the fourth.

Some members from Mundubbera came out again on Sunday for a stableford competition that was dominated by the Williams family.

Lyn Carlyon just misses her putt at the ninth.
Lyn Carlyon just misses her putt at the ninth.

Mark Williams, with a 36, took out the men's competition on countback from Wally Benham and Ian Maskovich.

Daphne Williams was hitting the ball straight and long and her short game was also on song.

With a 37, she took out the ladies event.

Zipf shot a 35 to feature in the ball competition and also won the pin shot on the eighth.

Malcolm Dowe won the pin shot on the fifth, and Christine Vicary won the ladies' accurate shot.

Dan Williams returns the Burnett Cup to Mundubbera club captain Peter Hunsley.
Dan Williams returns the Burnett Cup to Mundubbera club captain Peter Hunsley.

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