Sports Report 28.01.15

The big event on the local scene this weekend, or this month for that matter, is the staging of Recreational Services Eketahuna-Masterton Pro-Am Tournament. First held back in 2004, this event has become a major occasion within the Wairarapa, attracting not only eager amateurs from all over, but also some very good professionals, a number…

Sports Report 10.12.14

The women’s Moore Stephen’s Markham Shootout final was played last Tuesday in overcast and windy conditions but developed into a hard fought battle with seven chip outs overall. Lorraine Stewart bowed out on the 17th leaving Jeanette McNae and Carolyn Stevenson to battle it out on the 18th hole. Both players had a regulation net…

Sports Report 03.12.14

The major event of the week was undoubtedly the holding of the 43rd Bottle-O Trust House Open Turkey Tournament on Saturday. Played in fine conditions the tournament attracted the best field for some years with strong support from Mahunga and Eketahuna, so the move back to the traditional date of late November proved successful. Overall…

Sports Report 26.11.14

The Christmas Turkey tournament season is about to get under way and the first of the three events that Masterton holds took place on Monday with the running of the Bottle-O Vets Turkey Tournament. On a glorious, windless day, plus with the lure of some excellent prizes, 41 vets faced the starter, who for the…

Sports Report 19.11.14

The Lansdowne Park Lifestyle Village Masters was played in fine, but very windy conditions on Saturday and Sunday and the major prize was won by Innes Kennard with rounds of 40 and 38 stableford points for a total of 78. Innes was presented with the magnificent trophy and a $1000 travel voucher by the manager…

Sports Report 12.11.14

The 2014 club match play championships were held on Sunday and once again the men’s and women’s championships were held on the same day, a popular decision. In the women’s senior (silver) final, played over 36 holes Sereana Phillipps played Linda Cameron in what proved to be a very even match. After 18 holes Sereana…

rts Report 5 November 2014

The WBS Labour Day Tournament, postponed on the actual Labour Day itself, was held on Saturday and attracted a good field, including visitors from Martinborough, Carterton, Trentham and Pahiatua. The competition was a stableford, divided into women’s and two groups of men. Abbreviated results were- Women 1st      Lesley Stewart                      40 2nd     Lorraine Stewart                   38 3rd     …

Sports Report 29.10.14

The Jameson Cup, which the men played for on Saturday, is named after former president and respected club member, Joe Jameson. Joe was President of the club from 1948- 50 but is best known by his title ‘Six O’clock Joe because it was one of his jobs to make sure the 19th was closed in…

Sports Report 22 October 2014

The men’s Maunsell Trophy final, which had to be postponed recently, was held on Saturday with the 10 finalists playing a par round, in keeping with the traditional way this competition is played. The scoring reflected the magnificent playing conditions and the trophy was won by John Hopkirk with a staggering +11, which equated to…

Sports Report 15 October 2014

With a number of championship matches and other competitions on at the moment the club field, on Saturday was reduced for a stroke round for men and a stableford round for women. The men’s round also doubled as a Challenge Shield and Chairman’s Trophy competition with the current best gross round for the Challenge Shield…