Weekly Golf Report 02.09.15

This coming Saturday is the annual Masterton Halberg Day which is run by the Eagles Golfing Society and all funds raised go to the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation. This fund is dedicated to provide grants, lessons and equipment to enable disabled children and young people with a disability to become more active more often. The…

Chairman’s Half Yearly Report

MASTERTON GOLF CLUB Inc.   Half Yearly Report August 2015   We’re six months on from our most recent AGM and six months away from the next one. Daylight saving starts next month and Christmas is only 4 months away. Time flies when you’re enjoying your golf !!!   Who would have thought anyone could…

Weekly Golf Report 26.08.15

John Hornabrook was one of Masterton, and NZ’s greatest golfers having won the Masterton senior championship five times, the Wairarapa Open eight times, the NZ Amateur three times (1935, 1936 and 1939) and the NZ Open twice (1937 and 1939) Gene Sarazen saw Hornabrook play in an exhibition match in Palmerston North and tried to…

Weekly Golf Report 19.08.15

The WCM Legal Hospice Wairarapa Ambrose Tournament was held on the course last Friday and attracted 22 teams in what turned out to be the best weather day of the week. Hospice Wairarapa provides support and care for those living with any form of terminal illness and helping patients and their friends with free palliative…

Weekly Golf Report 12.08.15

The weather, over the last week, has meant that only the very keen, or perhaps desperate, have ventured out onto the course and the club fields have been severely reduced. The Saturday club field consisted only of men who played a stableford round. It was great to see Phil Rutene, returning to golf after his…

Weekly Golf Report 05.08.15

Over the last fortnight the major event has been the Wairarapa Sports Education Trust Ambrose Tournament which was held two Fridays ago and attracted 26 teams. The winning team was ‘The Putting Gods’ made up of Joel Macklin, Simon Dew, Alec Treseder and Michael Batley who recorded a staggering nett score of 52.38. Their round…

Weekly Golf Report 29.07.15

There will be no report for the Times Age this week with both Mike and John away so I will do my best to update you with a few results: Thursday 23rd July: First three were Simon Dew, Simon Smith and Geoff Masters all on 38                              Stablefords. Saturday 25th July: Mens Foursomes –      …

Weekly Golf Report

This week’s Open Championship at St Andrews, won by Zac Johnston, was decided after a four hole playoff (1, 14, 17 and 18). However the playoff used to be a whole 18 holes played the next day and in 1970 Masterton member, Paddy Greville and his friends were booked in to play the day after…

Weekly Golf Report 15.07.15

MASTERTON GOLF CLUB Mike Dixon certainly knows when to go on the annual golf tour to the Gold Coast. The moment he goes winter strikes with a vengeance. On Tuesday 7th July 17 hardy women did battle with continuous rain for a par round. The silver winner was Jo Philps with +3 followed by Jo…

Sports Report 08.07.15

The Jimmy Shearer is the clubs combined mixed fourball matchplay trophy and the final was played on Saturday. In actual fact this ‘trophy’ is not a trophy at all, but a large coloured aerial photo of the Masterton course as it was in 1952, when the ‘trophy’ was first played for. In the intervening 63…