MCG News 21/04/19

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

As the last week of autumn rolls out, the weather has warmed up again and the mild days are providing good growing weather on our lawns as well as the course!  Unfortunately, the rain over the latter half of the long weekend put pay to the Featherston 54-hole Easter tournament – but a postponement date will be announced soon.

Grumpies kick us off as usual – 1stMalcom Bridge +9, 2nd= Nick Allen and Alan Wadey +3, 4th= Tom Bunny and Andrew McKenzie +1. Twos were Malcom Bridge (2) and Elaine Howe.

9-holers played a stableford Round, 1st Tingay Davidson 23, 2nd Gaylene Selby-Neal 19, 3rd Leonie Wilde 18 and nearest the pin: Jaquee Reid.

Last week the ladies had a small turnout largely due to school holidays but played a par round 1stGeorgie Wadey all square, 2ndAdele Cairns with -2 on a countback from Jenny Wilkie.  Mariana McDermott won nearest the pin.

Thursday club; 1st= Keith Rayner & Shane Hartnell 43, 3rdKerry Mountcastle 42, 4thArthur Warren 41, 5thGumboot Peteresen, Rick Hargreaves, Pete Price, Craig Andrews & Nick Allen 40. Twos: Kris Chamberlain (2), Sandra Petersen, Kerry Mountcastle & Craig Andrews, nearest the pin Nick Allen.

Captains’ trophy is up to 4thround and matches are as follows:- Doug Fergusson v Terry Blacktop, Kevin Williams v Steve Croft, Brian Russo v Darren O’Dwyer and Craig Andrews v Tora Boyne – these have to be played by 4thMay – good luck to all those still in the chase!!

Coming up: Friday 4thMay – Canadian Foursomes, Sunday 12thMay – Beef & Burgundy Ambrose, Thursday 16thMay – Thursday Club: Friendship Tournament.

Enjoy your Anzac Day – Lest we Forget.

Have a good weekend – Good Golfing everyone.