Tuesday Tome 23Apr24

Hello Golfers.

Clubhouse Fundraiser – WOW! What a day! What a turnout! A huge thank you to everyone involved in the organising and the players – legends! Results – 1st Team Taylor Dewis, Robbie Robinson, Tom de Groen, Liam Richardson Net 54.87, 2nd Team Doug Clark, Olivia Clark, Bevan Sweeney, Honor Clark Net 55, 3rd = Scottie Reid, Nigel Malneek, Shane Hartnell, Craig Colton Net 55.25, along with Team Pru Lilburn, Hugh Lilburn, Judith Lambert, Richard Lambert. Michael Bing had the Mens Longest Drive, and Lisa-Marie Ireland had the Ladies Longest Drive. Nearest the Pin went to Malcolm Bridge #6 and #12, Ju Allen #8 by 20mm and a $500 win! John Maetzig #16.

The weekend competition was Medal/Putting on 20th and 21st April – on Saturday there were two entries with Chris Brooks winning the Putting with 29, and both Chris and Guy Walmsley scored 72 Net. On Sunday, Shayne Hislop won the Putting on 29, Tony Taylor got the only Two on #8, and the Net winners were 1st Brian Russo 68, 2nd Peter Schenk 70, and 3rd = Vern Anton and Guy Walmsley 72.

This weekend the Sat and Sun comps are Stableford.

On Sunday 21st April the Marquis Shield team played Carterton at Mahunga. They had a great day, winning the singles 8 1/2 to 3 1/2, and the 4 ball 4 to 2. The biggest win of the day was by Chris Ranish 9 and 7. After two rounds Martinborough are leading in the Marquis Shield competition, but there are still another three rounds to go. Well done team.

9-hole ladies Results from our putting round on Wednesday 17th April – On a glorious day, the 9-hole ladies enjoyed the conditions playing a best net round including LGU and Sue Bunt competitions. Best Nett 1st Lizzy Thompson, 2nd Ali Russell, 3rd Tania Williamson, Nearest the Pin on #6 Sherryl Howie and on #16 Doreen Allen.

18-hole ladies – results from Wednesday 17th April – I’m sure Louise Smith is still fizzing from her win with 50 stableford points! Louise was closest to the pin on #8 and had the only Two of the day. What a round! 2nd Jane Terpstra with 44, 3rd Kelly Taylor on a countback from Julie Dondertman with 41, 5th Honor with 40. Closest to the pin on #8 wasn’t struck according to the red book?

Landsdown – The last round is to be played 27th April at Manor Park … good luck to the Wairarapa team.

Grumpies – Results from the Stableford round on Tue 16th April – 1st = Malcolm Bridge & Lachie McLeod on 39 points, 3rd = Ray Matthews, Brett Abercrombie, & Greg Dalton all on 37 points. Andrew McKenzie scored Two’s on #6 and #8, Malcolm Wood & Greg Dalton on #6 and Ray Matthews on #8.

Thursday Club – Stableford results from Thu 18th April – 1st Johnny Gray 42, 2nd = Rob Smith and Malcolm Bridge 38, 4th = Trevor Petersen, David Candlish, Shayne Hammond, Ed Elworthy, Pete Griffiths, Lachie McLeod and Matthew Townsend all on 37. Nearest the Pin was Malcolm Bridge, and Two’s were Randal Warner #6, Doug Clark #7, Malcolm Bridge, Jason Shaw, Brent McKinlay #8, Pete Griffiths #12, and George Fenwick #16.

Sunday Club – The Sunday Club on 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. Please advise Brian on 027 777 8770 if you will be playing.

Coming up:

Monday 29th April – Ladies Interclub

Saturday 4th May – Mens Interclub

Friday 10th May – Beef & Burgundy

Sunday 19th May – Ngahau Trophy


Happy golfing everyone 😊