Links Shell Coves' Illawarra pennants domination continued in emphatic fashion, taking out all three titles at Shoalhaven Heads on Sunday.
Chasing four in a row, Shell Cove surged to the lead when Jason Cast won his No.3 seed match-up over Wollongong's Lee Grierson 5-and-4 in the final.
Wollongong captain Bryan Munkman hit back with a 2-and-1 victory over Grant Meredith, before Chris McGrath re-established Shell Cove's advantage when he held off a late fightback from Sean McManimm, winning 1-up.
No.1 seed Colin Mitchell then sealed the crown with a hard-fought 3/1 win over Justin Craig, before Thoms Holz and Stephen Webb squared their match, for Shell Cove to run out 3.5 to 1.5 winners.
In B grade, Shell Cove outclassed Port Kembla 4-1, with Rob Andreeski, Curtis Heniuk, Mitchell Phelps and Justin Burns coming out on top. And they completed the clean sweet in C grade, with a nailbiting 3-2 victory over Jamberoo.
Links Shell Cove made it three titles for the club after a hard fought 3-2 win which came down to the final putt.
Michael Tuite edged out Tom Zimmerman to claim the crown, after Zimmerman narrowly missed a putt to send the match to extra holes.
Bruce Pogson and Charlie Hore were successful for Shell Cove, while Wayne Griffiths and Dylan McDonald had levelled the ledger for Jamberoo before the final pairing.
White Horse Cup
Kiama and Moss Vale contested the White Horse Cup final, with Kiama aiming for their third title in four years after winning in 2017 and 2018.
The match was in the balance all day with three of the matches going extra holes and the number one match being halved.
Moss Vale No.6 Howard McMillan earned the first point for his team with a comfortable 5/4 win over Mark Jones. Kiama were back on level terms when Russell Worth defeated Chris Oakley 4/3.
Moss Vale quickly went ahead winning the number 2 and 7 contests. Moss Vale number two Simon Weston defeated Brett Rorie 5/3 and Cas Bratkowski overcame Joe Ditton to win on the 19th in the battle of the No.7s.
With three matches in Moss Vale needed one more win to take the title. Matt Bingham, Kiama's number five had other ideas and claimed Kiama's second point winning on the 19th against Daniel Karlson to make it 3-2.
Moss Vale's Zac Clewett dramatically birdied the 20th after almost holing his tee shot to win against Kiama's Harrison Jones, to claim the pennant for the first time in their history.
The number one match between Chris Dalzell (Moss Vale) and Richard Harvey (Kiama) ended square for a final result of 4.5-2.5.
Kiama and The Vale contested the final of the 2020 Encourage Shield. The Vale who were undefeated in the home and away were unable to continue that form going down to Kiama 4.5-1.5.
Kiama's winners were Art Bussenschutt defeated Bryn Newton 6/4, Jett Parker defeated Murray Gray 7/5, Taj Hinkley defeated Marcus Liackman 2/1 and Sonny Ettridge defeated Thomas Eagleton 4/3.
Heath Wheeler was The Vale's winner defeating Broc Callaghan 4/3 with the remaining match between Owen Welsh (Kiama) and Jack Pritchard halved.
Kiama will now contest the first stage of the state playoffs against the Far South Coast DGA on a date to be confirmed.
Jamberoo Open Ambrose
A bumper field of 172 players today contested the 2020 Jamberoo Open Ambrose. The players were met with a beautiful winter's day under sunny skies.
The contest for the scratch event was very competitive with six teams finishing on 9-under par 58.
In the end the team of Michael Brislane, Ross Horsley, John Glasheen and Stephen Duffy ended up as winners, playing the last three holes in 3 under par which included a chip in from the side of the notoriously difficult 18th green.
The Jamberoo team of Nicholas Goodger, Mark Asquith, Luke Asquith and Cody McParland, claimed the nett prize after losing out in the countback for the scratch.
Their nett score of 51.125 was good enough for a one shot win.