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Final Scores: 1931 NSW Open

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Final Scores: 1931 NSW Open

The first NSW Open took place at Manly Golf Club in November, 1931. The Tournament was played under ‘closed format’ meaning a competitor had to be a NSW Resident.

The Sydney Sun described the thrilling climax as follows: “N.S.W.’s first close golf championship concluded on the Manly Club’s course yesterday amid more excitement than has occurred in a championship event in this State for years.”

The tournament by all reports was a wet affair with greens barely playable. Undeterred, the competitors ploughed through the final 36 hole\s in a single day, and when all said and done, there was a three-way tie at the top off the leaderboard between Vic Richardson, Tom Howard and Charlie Gray.

A 36 hole playoff was the format to decide the eventual champion, with well known northern beaches Professional Charlie Gray claiming the title.

Final Scores:

PosPlayerClub/ RepR1R2R3R4Tot+/-
*1Charlie Grey76757775303
1TE Howard73738077303
1VS Richardson78747675303
4N Craig73777678304
5D Soutar75777776305
6J Petterson75757779306
7G Thompson81777377308
8J Ferrier75758277309
TS Mackay75757682309
10FP Eyre77748079310
11W Bolger76768277311
12EL Apperly77798175312
13D Spence79788076313
A Downs78807877313
15C Campbell77778179314
C Ruwald77778080314
17SA Keane76787685315
AC Howard78777981315
19F Popplewell79758280316
W Campbell76787785316
T Heard77798278316
22WJ Clarke78798180318
23V James78817980319
24W Mackenzie76808480320
25AW East75758784321
ML Kelly79818378321
27A Thompson83837980325
J Withycombe78798781325
Gordon Thompson79818580325
30E Bolger82808283327
R McCullum82827984327
32W Corry81828680329
33IK Harrison86788482330
CM Glynn86838477330
AB Robertson82798386330
36C Kane80858386334
GW Eastaway83818189334
38R Carr90808679335
39R Ruckley86798586336
40AV Miller85848088337
G Capel81858685337
42D Denholm90878083340
43W Thompson85838578341
44J Hughes81888788344
45JS McQueen85829583345
46HM Cutler88878685346
47W Longworth87869381347
AN Waterson83859683347
49PC Watson84888987348
C Glancey85858791348
51JH Craig84898889350
52AT Robertson86898793355