Ivanhoe Classic 2021
This year’s Good Friday Classic was held in perfect weather conditions. The green was running beautifully and no wind. The day was superbly organised by Colin Sutton. Brilliant! Back after missing last year due to COVID-19.
The Classic was sponsored by Nelson Alexander and Bendigo Bank. The club thanks the sponsors for contributions to the day.
Twenty six teams competed with representation from the following club – Brunswick, Auburn, Eltham, Montmorency, Cobden, Broadbeach, Rosanna, City of Heidelberg, Doncaster, Fairfield, Bundoora, City of Heidelberg, Greensborough, Hurstbridge, four sides from Sunbury, Heathmont, East Ivanhoe and Ivanhoe.
The format of the day was 4 games each of 7 ends. Lunch of fish, chips and salad were served after the 2nd game. Thanks to all those who assisted in the preparation of the lunch. Winners determined by games won, then ends and then shots up.
Organiser Colin Sutton with Nick Smith and James Labiris, John Mehan (Club President) and Gordon Porter.
The competition was fierce with one four game winner only. Second prize was close with multiple three game winners. The prizes were presented by Nick Smith, Gordon Porter and James Labiris from Nelson Alexander.
This years’ Classic winners
David Cox , John Angus, Brayden Ellis and Eddie Hart with James, Nick and Gordon from Nelson Alexander
The runners up were
Laurie, Polly, Cam and Lee Wesley from Sunbury with Nick, James and Gordon from Nelson Alexander
Everyone enjoyed the day, with many vowing to return again next year.
Prizes for Best games went to