Tuesday Tome 02Apr24

Hello Golfers.

We had a great turnout and response for help at the recent Firewood Working Bees.  Many thanks to everyone that helped. Sandwiches and smoko from Jacquee Reid and Bindy McLeod kept everyone hydrated and fed – thank you ladies for your efforts.

Lost property – a Bushnell Phantom rangefinder, found recently on the 18th green. See the office if it’s yours.

A reminder that our Clubhouse Fundraiser is on Friday 19 April. It’s getting closer. Get your Team registered soon!

The weekend competition was Stableford on 30th and 31st March and there were no entries on the 30th. The results on the 31st were 1st Alan Bradnock 40, 2nd Brian Russo 37, 3rd Brigitte Boenisch-Brednich 36. Two’s went to Alan Bradnock #6 and Derek Stephens #8.

This weekend the Sat and Sun comps are Par.

9-hole ladies results from Wed 20th March – First round of the 4BBB,1st Jenny Joblin & Mary Herrick on 29 stableford points, 2nd = Sue Dalton & Phillipa Reid and Billie Holmes & Kay Harvey on 26 stableford points. Nearest the pin Christine Stephenson #8 and Sherryl Howie #16.

9-hole ladies Results from Wed 27th March – Best Nett, 1st Jenny Joblin, 2nd Leonie Wilde, 3rd Sherryl Howie. Jenny Joblin also had a Two on number 6!!!! Go Jenny ⛳️ Nearest the pin #8 Jenny Joblin, #16 Tania Williamson.

18-hole ladies – Last Wednesday was a busy one for the stewards so thank you and to Sandra Petersen for all your help! The Coronation Cup (0-18.4) was won by Angela Busby with Nett 74. The Aotearoa Cup (18.5 +) was won by Jaquee Reid with a Nett 64. She also won the Vets Cup! The Gross Cup was won by Ju Allen with 89. The Competition was Nett so the places were: 1st Jaquee Reid, 2nd Sharon (what-a-season) Jepson 67, 3rd Nicola Warren 69, 4th Katrina Burgess 70, 5th Julie Dondertman 71 on a countback from 3 others!

A special mention to Jo-Anne Lowe who scored a personal best at Riversdale in the Basil Bodle Trophy played during Easter. Jo-Anne played beautiful golf witnessed by Nicola Warren and has her name on the trophy for a second time. It’s a special trophy in memory of the founder of Riversdale.

Grumpies – Results from the Stableford round on Tue 26th March – 1st Chris Handley 39, 2nd Arthur Warren, 3rd = Rick Hargreaves & Mariana McDermott 37. Twos went to Brian Russo on #6, and Lachie McLeod & Mariana McDermott on #8.

Thursday Club – Stableford results from Thu 28th March – 1st Andrew Sim 41, 2nd Mariana McDermott 38, 3rd Kheinan Morrissey 36, and 4th = on 35 – Tony Taylor, Felicity Warren, Sandra Petersen, and Ro Griffiths. Nearest the Pin was Johnny Gray, Two’s went to Graham Wilson and James Elworthy on #6, and Kheinan Morrissey, Mariana McDermott, and Ed Elworthy on #12.

Sunday Club – 10am start time on Sunday 7th April.

The Sunday Club on 21st April (Reserve 28th April)  will be extended and run as a fundraiser for Isaac Burt (Brian Russo’s grandson), who has been selected to represent NZ at St Johns competitions in Hong Kong. Flyer attached.

Date change – The Beef & Burgundy Open Ambrose Tournament Friday 10th May (was Sunday 5th May)

Coming up:

Friday 5th April – Featherston Amateur Wrestling Club Ambrose fundraiser. Course closed. Flyer attached.

Friday 5th April – Riverside Cup @ Masterton vs Masterton

Saturday 6th April – Mens Interclub, both teams @ home, Div 2 vs Trentham, Div 10 vs Wainuiomata

Sunday 7th April – Daylight Savings ends, as do Summer Memberships

Monday 8th April – Ladies Interclub teams away @ Paraparaumu

Happy golfing everyone 😊