GOLF CHALLENGE: Ballina’s Bruce Bevan (front, right) and Pymble’s Bruce Alexander (front, left) with the competitors from Ballina and Pymble in the Ballina-Pymble Golf Challenge trophy.
GOLF CHALLENGE: Ballina’s Bruce Bevan (front, right) and Pymble’s Bruce Alexander (front, left) with the competitors from Ballina and Pymble in the Ballina-Pymble Golf Challenge trophy.

Novelty golf game a hit for tourism

PHONE some mates from out of town, invite them up for a game of golf, put up a novelty trophy, take them on a tour and you have done your bit for tourism.

That's what Ballina's Bruce Bevan has done.

He invited members of the Pymble Golf Club's Steaks and Snakes group to Ballina for a round of golf.

Bruce is a foundation member of that group, but now lives in Ballina.

Thirteen members of the Steaks and Snakes came up for the inaugural "Pymble-Ballina Golf Challenge" held last month, with a very modest trophy up for grabs.

It's a trip that will be memorable for one Pymble golfer, Bruce Alexander, as he hit his first hole-in-one during the tournament.


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