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The ACTA Trap Hall of Fame Inductees

Arthur 'Pud' Burgess

Year Inducted: 2005

16 March 1937 - 13 July 2013

International Olympic Trap Teams
Competed for Australia in World Moving Targets, Bern, Switzerland 1974, Antibes, France 1977 and Montecatini, Terme, Italy 1979

International Trap Teams
Australian Trap team sent to Carlisle, England 1982 - achieving equal 4th place
Australian Trap team sent to Kipping, Scotland 1985

Mackintosh Teams
Attended 37 National Trap Championships and qualified for the Australian Mackintosh team 27 times.
Mackintosh Team High Gun: 1964 (299/300), 1967 (300/300), 1968 (339/339)
Shot 300/300, 5 times in 1967, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1988. Achieved 299/300, 5 times.
From the 23 known scores he averaged just under 297/300.

National Titles
Champion of Champions
1966 and 1982 Overall winner. Second in 1964 and third in 1976 and 1983.
Double Barrel
1968 Overall winner. Second in 1958, 1969 and third in 1964 and 1972.
Single Barrel
1973, 1974 and 1985 Overall winner. Second in 1967, 1976 and 1982.
Australian National High Gun
1967, 1968 and 1973.
Australian Trench (ISSF)
1976 and 1978 Overall winner. Second in 1977.
New Zealand National Single Barrel
1991 Overall winner.

He won 12 National titles and finished on the podium 23 times. No, truer gentleman would you find, he believed in giving back. He served on club, zone, state and national clay target associations. He served his whole life as an active member of the St Vincent De Paul Society and one term on the Cobar Shire Council.

January 2022 CTSN

On the cover: ERN WILLIAMS from the Wangaratta Club, ACTA’s only Centenarian– still shooting regular practice & competition

Inside this month's edition

ACTA Report
MCMS Grading Data
VCTA State Trap Carnival
Lake Albert’s 43rd Anniversary
Ern Williams, ACTA Centenarian
ACTA State Handicappers
2021 Final Shoot for Boyup Brook
ACTA Coaching News
42nd Central Victorian Grand Prix
Around the Traps in Tasmania
Break Badges
Psychological Skills for Shooting
Glenn Trophy Results
VCTA North West Zone 2021 DTL Carnival
What’s Happening in the VCTA
Competition Results: VIC, TAS, SA, QLD, WA, NSW
Christmas Cheer at Bega
ACTA New Members
Classifieds
Shoot Calendar
2022 Registration & Club Membership Application


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