Golf Report 01.07.15

The women’s Riverside Cup is nearing the end of its interclub round robin and last Friday Masterton had an excellent 6-0 victory against Featherston. Winners were Shirley Saunders, Anne Smith, Lorraine Stewart, Ann Kenny, Janice Hayes and Isobelle Weaver. The team is now 5½ points in front but have a bye in the next round…

Sports Report 24.06.15

Masterton Wins Marquis Shield   It’s been a long wait, but on Sunday, Masterton won the Marquis Shield, the men’s trophy played for by Wairarapa clubs and donated in 1951 by Jack Coyle, proprietor of the Marquis Hotel. Masterton last won the shield 35 years ago in 1980 and has only won it twice before…

Golf Report 17.06.15

The 9 holers played the last round of the Wellington 9 Hole Interclub last Friday and met Kapiti at Martinborough. Kapiti were the leaders going into the last round and needed a good win to secure the top spot, while Masterton, in their first season in the competition were comfortable in the middle of the…

Golf Report 10.06.15

Two of the men’s interclub teams played on Sunday, with quite contrasting results. The Div 1 team was up against Paraparaumu at Royal Wellington in the sudden death promotion relegation match which was supposed to have been played a week earlier, and the postponement meant our team were considerably under strength. The result was a…

Sports Report 03.06.15

The 9 holers are competing in the Wellington interclub programme for the first time and, after a hesitant start, have gradually improved and, with one round to go are now in mid table. Last Thursday the team travelled to Otaki to play Boulcott Farm and the 3-1 victory shows just how far they have come…

Golf Report 27.05.15

The crucial match for the Div 1 men’s interclub team, which was postponed last week, was held at Wainuiomata on Saturday and Masterton met Judgeford to come away with a 6½-8½ loss. After drawing the morning foursomes Masterton narrowly lost the afternoon singles with two of the matches halved. Singles wins went to Sam Forrester,…

Golf Report 20.05.15

Both the women’s and men’s interclub teams have been in action over the last week, with mixed results. The women’s Riverside Cup team played Eketahuna at Mahunga for a 3½-2½ victory. Wins were recorded by Ann Kenny, Janice Hayes and Isobelle Weaver and the team is currently 1st = almost half way through the competition.…

Sports Report 06.05.15

The Trust House Wairarapa Open, which was staged over 72 holes at Lansdowne over the weekend, has a proud history dating back to 1926, when it began life as a match play championship.  Over the intervening years the Honours Board has been peppered with names closely linked with the history of the sport in this…

Golf Report 29.04.15

Last Saturday, Anzac Day, the club held its very popular Lone Star Wine and Dine Tournament which is well supported by many eateries in Wairarapa and attracted a very good field which was entertained with a chipping competition and wine tasting with Matahiwi Estate wines after the event. Overall winner, with a staggering 46 points…

Sports Report – 22.04.15

Two men’s interclub matches were played over the weekend, the second round of the Wairarapa Marquis Shield, and Div 3’s catch up match against Shandon. On Sunday, in the Marquis Shield, Masterton played Mahunga on our home course and had a resounding 4-0 win, using the rather strange points system. Singles wins were recorded by…