MCG News 23/09/18

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

The fine spring weather has made for a pleasurable golfing week, with plenty of action across the board.

The 9-holers played 1st round of the Club Champs; as there were more not involved in champs some played a Stableford round: 1st : Gaylene Selby-Neal (20) on CB to Sandra Burgess, 3rd: Katrina Burgess 19 on CB to Sherryl Howie. Nearest the Pins Gaylene Selby-Neal & Sherryl Howie.

Ladies first round of the Club Championships was held last Wednesday, but there are few players taking part in each division that a large number of people had a bye.  Round two will be held this Wednesday with many playing their first match.   Open Day will be held on Friday 5 October, they would love to see as many of you playing as possible. Please give your name and club i.d. number to Sharon ( or 308 8956).

Thursday club had a great turn-out for their big prize tournament, 52 players turned up and for those that weren’t lucky at golf had a chance to win some great raffle prizes. 1stChris Ranish (43), 2ndBill Jago (42), 3rdCarl Petersen and Craig Andrews (41). Twos: Chris Ranish (2), Craig Colton, Allan Eagle, George Kirk, Pete Price & Bill Jago. Longest drives: Nige Malneek, David Kershaw & Sandra Petersen. Nearest the pins: Craig Colton, Pete Price, Doug Clark & Carl Petersen.

Saturday’s tournament was stableford. 1stJulie Warner (42), 2ndCraig Andrews (40), 3rdTora Boyne (39). Twos: Malcolm Bridge.

Sunday was a cracker day and the AB Martin aka ‘divorce-ament’ had 24 game couples turn up. 1stTrevor & Sandra Petersen (70.5) on CB from Doug & Jan Fergusson. 3rdRon Wall & Adele Cairns (71) on CB from Doug & Honor Clark. No lawyers required and a fun day was had by all, hopefully we’ll see everyone return for the 72 hole mixed foursomes on the first weekend in November.

Men’s 72/36 hole tournament this weekend – good golfing everyone!

Photo: Trevor & Sandra Petersen