MGC NEWS 27/10/19

Martinborough Golf Report

Reporter: Ailsa Malneek

First up, congratulations to Pat Wood who was NATIONAL WINNER of the Sue Bunt Salver – Home Links Competition for this year.  The 9 holers held their 9 Hole Open Day on Monday, and had a field of 68 from 9 Clubs attending. The weather was kind and made for pleasant playing conditions.  Results:  Mens Division:  1st Pat Tito – Kapiti; 2nd: Murray Crawford – Manawatu; Ladies Division 1:  1st Shona Thomson – Paraparaumu, 2nd Ruth Wiley – Masterton; 3rd: Jean Trang – Paraparaumu. Ladies division 2; 1st Michelle Quinn – Paraparaumu – Winner of the Barb Smith 9 Hole Open Day Trophy; 2nd: Helen Ordish – Masterton; 3rd: Beet Horrocks – Masterton.

Grumpies results from last week; 1st Rob McCreary on 40, 2nd Bill Jago 39, 3rd = Pete Price, Bill Gordon, Ro Griffiths and Murray Blackwell on 38. Bob Tosswiil had the only two.

The ladies have been washed out 2 weeks running but are hoping to have played their 36-hole tournament yesterday – results to follow.

Thursday Club conditions were fine but windy which seemed to suit the winner out in the lead – 1st Alison Sim 43, 2nd = Ro Griffiths, Doug Clark, Stu Taplin & Bill Jago 39. Twos, Jimmy McKinnel, Gumboot Petersen, Pete Price, Bill Jago, Ro Griffiths and Nick Allen – nearest the pin Randel Warner.

Sunday’s competition was stableford, 1st Rob Lopez 38, 2nd = Marie Scrimshaw, Dayle Harwood, Cathy Taylor, Dayle Scrimshaw & Kris Chamberlein 37. Twos, Dayle Scrimshaw and Edward Brown.

Coming up: Murray Halberg Day 16th November, 36-hole mixed foursomes 7th-8th December – all entries to the office.  Take advantage of this warm spell of weather and good golfing everyone!