Sports Report 8 October 2014

The major event over the last week has been the annual Sir Bob Charles Tournament with 18 holes played on Saturday and another 18 holes on Sunday. The winner of the Sir Bob Charles Trophy for the best two round gross score by a left hander was Ian Buchanan, while Kerry Mountcastle won the Sir…

Sports Report 1 October 2014

Last week the men’s stroke play championship, the Sellar Trophy, was played over four divisions. The senior or open grade was won by Sam Forrester from Kerry Mountcastle and Sam was presented with the trophy which is a 1906 putter presented to the club by JA Sellar. Results were- Senior                       Sam Forrester                       Runner Up    Kerry…

Sports Report 24 September 2014

The Sellar Trophy, the men’s stroke play championship was played last Saturday but results are still unavailable, so this will be included in next week’s report (I hope)   The Saturday competition, a stroke round, run in conjunction with the Sellar Trophy saw two groups of men off the blue tees. Results were- Group 1…

Sports Report 17 September 2014

  The 2014 Margaret Wallace Day was held last Saturday with a disappointingly small field which included only four women, but the day itself was very successful. The Margaret Wallace is a mixed combined stableford so only four pairs were ‘eligible’ to win the trophy. Results were- 1st      Jane Buchanan and Paul Williams                     76 2nd    …

Sports Report 10 September 2014

Last Saturday was the Masterton Halberg Day, organised by the Eagles and all proceeds going to the Halberg Disability Trust to enable disabled sports people to compete with their contemporaries. The Masterton Eagles raised over $1100 for the Trust. The day was ‘won’ by Men’s Club Captain, Tony Rowntree with 41 stableford points. Other results…

Sports Report: Sept 3 2014

In a quiet week at the club the biggest field was attracted to the |Monday vet’s stableford competition. Results were- Women 1st Pam Sutherland 25 Men Group 1 1st Carl Christensen 28 2nd Alan Sadler 26 Men Group 2 1st Bob MacFarlane 26 2nd Peter Cameron 23 3rd David Baker 23 The Fagan Ford Nearest…

Sports Report 30 July 2014

In the next few weeks the Japan Golf Tour is going to play on a course which has a par 6 hole which leads on to where the longest hole in the world is. Up until a few years ago, according to the Guinness Book of Records, this claim was made by the Satsuki course in Japan…

Sports Report 23 July 2014

The last week has seen the onset of winter which has really impacted on the club’s golf  programme with most club days being cancelled, or very few braving the elements, for example last Thursday 8 men started the New World competition, and 5 completed their round while on Sunday 3 hardy members of the Friday Sunday Club…

Sports Report 30 April 2014

The highlight of a very busy golf week was undoubtedly the very popular Wine and Dine Tournament which attracted a field of 93, including many visitors, enticed by the very generous  prizes from many wineries and eateries in Wairarapa including wine tasting with Johner wines. Overall winner, with 44 stableford points was Jim Kettle. Abbreviated results…

Sports Report 11 December 2013

Over the last week the women’s and men’s Markham Shootout finals have been played. Last Tuesday Venetta Justice won the women’s final after a tense chip out on No 18 with Larraine Duckett. The field had gradually dwindled from the original 19 with the lower handicappers being eliminated early in the final. In the men’s…