MGC NEWS 10/11/19

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

Grumpies results, 1st Mariana McDermott on +10, 2nd Rick Hargreaves on +8, 3rd Ali Holmes on +7 and 4th Gary Cuttance on +6. Twos went to Chris Cole and Malcolm Bridge.

The 9-holers had their last game of the year and they played a putting competition, 1st Debbie Coom  14, 2nd: Jenny Tosswill 16, 3rd = Di Bunny & Jenny Tucker 17.  Nearest the Pin #8: Sherryl Howie.

After a certain amount of indecision about the day, the ladies shootout final was played last Wednesday; and if the photo is anything to go by they had a very fun day out!!  Sylvia Beavis reportedly played out of her skin and took home top prize, 2nd Pamela Messervy, 3rd Gretel Dick.

Thursday Club produced some jaw-dropping stableford scores, but kicking the main prize was Gumboot Petersen 1st with an astonishing 50 points! 2nd Paul Riddiford 48, 3rd Ali Holmes 46, 4th = Sky Elworthy & Mariana McDermott 45, the ‘also-rans’ were Gary Cuttance, Griff Page, Bill Jago, Doug Clark & Lisa-Marie Ireland on 43. Twos – Pete Griffiths, David Kershaw, George Kirk & Joel Macklin who also got closest to the pin.

The men’s club champs were finalised over the weekend and results are as follows: – Tony Russo beat Colin Whibley-Smith (Seniors), Dayle Harwood beat Doug Clark (Intermediates), Alan Heath beat Grant Newdick (Juniors) and Richard Mills beat Jackson Gray (Bellingham Cup).  Congratulations to the winners and well done to all who took part.

Good luck to all of those playing in the Murray Halberg comp on Saturday – you can still turn up on the day – be down there by 1030 for registration; and for those going Toasting on Sunday – have fun and take care!!  Good golfing everyone