Mount Isa Golf Club Open is off to a cracking start with the ladies foursomes.
Saturday ended with a playoff when two teams finished with an impressive 88 gross and both teams headed back to the final hole.
After both teams played perfect tee and fairway shots, Angie Sciascia delighted the crowd and playing partner Auretta Perrin with an expert chip resulting in a birdie to claim victory over Kirra White and Liz Jakeman.
In handicaps Prue Dunstan and Sandra Beattie won with an impressive 65 nett. Alison Gordon and Judy Fangrath were runners-up after carding a 71.5 nett.
Sunday saw the Open Mixed Foursomes and another playoff after two teams finished on 86, defending champions Kirra White and Matt Bryant versus Auretta Perrin and Ted Choyce.
After tying the first, White and Bryant almost went out of bound but delighted the crowd with a precise shot over the trees onto the green.
Perrin and Choyce made the green leaving Perrin with a 2-metre birdie to win.
Handicap honours went to the combination of Prue Dunstan and Ray Wilson with an impressive 68
nett only just edging out their nearest rivals Julie Dane and Josh Munokoa when they finished with an equally impressive 68.5 nett.
Nearest to the pins:
Alison Gordon and Judy Fangrath (2nd) and Margie McDonald and Nikki Mills (14th) Sunday: Auretta Perrin (1st), Ian Brown(2nd), Sheree Coghill (4th), Richard Bawden (6th), Prue Dunstan (8th), Ray Wilson (9th), Michelle Cullen (12th), Craig Mills (14th), Kirra White (16th), Angie Sciascia (18th )
The weekend competition acted as a perfect warm-up for all the players before this week's Open competition.