MGC NEWS 05/05/19

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

Grumpies results 1st Andy Morison +5, 2nd = Andrew Simm & Randall Warner +3, 4th =  Nick Allen, Sandy Bidwill, David Lester Clark & Bill Jago +1.  There were no two’s.

9-holers:- Putting comp 1st Jenny Tucker 14, 2nd Leonie Wilde 15, 3rd = Debbie Coom & Sue Dalton 16, Closest to the Pin Sandra Burgess.

Ladies played a stableford competition – HPMC round 2.  1st Alison Tipler 38, 2nd Sylvia Beavis 37 on a countback from Sue Dinnison.  Twos – Marilyn MacKenzie, Venetia Morison and Alison Tipler.  Nearest the pins were Venetia and Sue Dinnison.  They hold their open Day on Friday 31 May.  It would be great to see as many Martinborough players as possible, but also, please invite your friends from other clubs.  Let Sharon Jephson know if you would like to enter

Special mention to the Thursday Morning Puke Players, I understand Ronny Harley broke a record…I’m not sure whether it was the highest round recorded though?!

Thursday Club was taken out by George Kirk – 1st (43), 2nd Colin Whibley-Smith, 3rd = Tora Boyne, Malcolm Wood & Tim Loe 40, 6th Paul Mckenzie, Sweenz & Sandra Petersen. Twos, George Kirk and Dayle Scrimshaw, nearest the pin….George Kirk – it definitely was his day!!

Sunday’s comp was stableford, 1st = Sandra Petersen & Davis Lester Clark, 3rd Terry Fraei, 4th = Dayle Harwood & Rick Hargreaves, twos – Bill Jones, Malcolm Wood, Marie Scrimshaw & Phil Eberlein.

Mraquis Shield Round 3 was played on Sunday at Martinborough – we played against Carterton and came off in top place winning all divisions – nice work boys.  Current standings after 3 rounds – 1st Martinborough 11, 2nd Pahiatua 8, 3rd Eketahuna 7.5, 4th Mahunga 4.5, 5th Masterton 4, 6th Carterton 1.

This Sunday is the Beef & Burgundy Tournament – good luck to all those involved – and good golfing everyone!