MGC NEWS 25/08/19

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

Goodbye winter – hello spring, and I think the mornings are definitely getting lighter and the afternoons are stretching out too – hooray!!

Kicking us off this week are the Grumpies, and congratulations to the head honcho Grumpies organiser Mr. Terry Blacktop who gat a hole-in-one on number 6 last week, I believe there may have been a few celebratory drinks in the clubhouse that afternoon!! 1st Alan Eagle  41, 2nd  Bill Jones, 3rd =  Bill Jago and Nick Allen 38.  Twos , Roger Smeaton, Ro Griffiths, John Thomson, Andrew Lawler and Murray Blackwell. 

9-holers played a Putting Round last week 1st: Sherryl Howie 16 putts, 2nd: Jane Fanselow-Price 17 putts, 3rd Jaquee Reid 18 putts, nearest the Pins Pat Wood and their new member Kim – welcome!

Ladies golf, and the winner was…yes you guessed it….Julie Weber! It was a Par round and Julie got +3.  2nd = Bindy Mcleod and Jenny Wilkie all square, 4th   Sandra Petersen -3.  Jenny and Sue Dinnison got twos.  Nearest the Pins Marie Scrimshaw and Jenny.

Thursday club 1st Rob Lopez 39, 2nd David Kershaw 38, 3rd = Ed Elworthy, Dayle Harwood, Paul Riddiford & Richard Warren, only one (lucrative) two – Rob Lopez, nearest the pin Paul Shepherd. 

Sunday’s competition was stableford, 1st = Nick Allen, Bill Jones & Julie Warner 39, 4th Tony Taylor 37, 5th Trevor Hawkins 36. Twos – Sandra Petersen, John Warner & Bill Jones.

Messages from the match convener….. List is up for Club Champs so please put your names up so all divisions are well supported. First round is Saturday 21st September.  AB Martin Mixed foursomes is Sunday 29th September.  This is for members only so find a partner and let Kris know please.  Men your open tournament is October 5th and 6th so please keep this in mind. This will be a 54 hole /36 hole Tournament.

That’s all from me, have a good weekend and enjoy the (forecast) sun – and good golfing everyone!!