Martinborough Golf Club Update
By Honor Clark
The Club Championships are up to the finals stage in most divisions. The Combined Finals day is Saturday 27 September this year, with the following players matching up: Men’s Senior Division Lyall Callahan v Matt Thomas; Intermediate Dean Schaef v Doug Ferguson; Junior Gary Cuttance v Peter Hudson; and the Bellingham Cup Trevor Petersen v Nick Allen. The 18 Hole Ladies are still to play semi finals in the Silver and Bronze A Divisions, while Ju Allen and Marion McKenzie meet in the Bronze B Division final. The 9 Hole Ladies Division A final is between June Sugrue and Honor Clark, and the Division B final is between Nat Donaldson, a new golfer this year, and Leonie Wilde.
The Tuesday “Grumpies” was won by Nick Allen this week with 44 Stableford points, from Mark Trafford on 41 points.
Thursday Club was well supported again this week. Paul McKenzie and Arthur Warren shared the spoils with 45 Stableford points, from Guy Walmsley and Ed Elworthy on 41, and Griff Page, Lloyd Warren, Sheldon McNamara and Chris Cole all on 39 points. Nearest the Pin was Bill Jones. Guy Walmsley, Doug Ferguson, Bill Jones, Gary James, Paul McKenzie and Bill Jago all had two’s.
Saturday saw a Par round, with Ian Henderson, Ian Stewart and Derek Stephens joint winners on +4, from Bill Jones, Phillip Collins, Matt Thomas and Bill Crook all with +2. Patrick Pedlow and Club Captain Ro Griffiths had two’s.
Entries are now open for The Trust House Men’s 72/36 Hole Strokeplay Open to be held on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October.