MCG News 18/11/18

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

As we surge towards December and dare I mention the C word…..(Christmas is only 5 weeks away), the toasters are toasted and the Irish are probably still celebrating their win; but hopefully everyone is enjoying the course and getting some good golf in.

Club champs were played last week and the results are as follows:- Senior – John Warner, Intermediate – Derek Stephens, Junior – Craig Andrews, Bellingham Cup – Trevor Petersen, Vets Cup – Griff Page, congratulation to all the winners.

Grumpies on Tuesdayhad 40 playing with 11 from other clubsso a great gathering; 1stRo Griffiths (44) 2ndAndrew McKenzie, Bill Jago and Terry Blacktop (42).

Thursday club as usual had a big turnout, 1stTony Taylor (43), 2ndAli Holmes, John Warner and Nick Morison (42), 5thGeorge Kirk, Paul McKenzie & Guy Walmsley (41). Twos: Paul McKenzie, George Kirk, Colin Whibly-Smith, Nick Morison, Nearest the pin – Paul McKenzie.  Don’t forget ‘Smiddy’s Day’ 6thDecember.

On Sunday we  hosted the “Baahaahaa Trophy” with Eketahuna.  Men’s: 1stSteven Croft, 2ndTrevor Petersen & Michael Wyeth (Eke.), 4thBrian Russo & Frazer Mailman (Eke.)  Ladies – 1stJane Terpstra, 2ndKaren Stephens, 3rdMariana McDermott.  Martinborough beat Eketahuna (by the skin of their teeth!).   Twos: Pete Price, Sandra Petersen, Tora, & Karen Stephens (Mba) and Jack Bosstcher, Barry Auckram, Robert Cameron (Eke).

The men’s Shootout Final is on Sunday, 9 December and is a great spectator sport, so come along and give the guys support, and enjoy a few laughs!

The club’s AGM will be held on Wednesday, 5thDecember in the club house commencing at 5.30pm.

Hopefully the weather might favour the golfers as well as the farmers over the next week – good golfing everyone!