Golf Report – 14.12.16

The 24th Moore Stephen’s Markham (formally Woodhouse) Men’s Shootout final was held on Sunday with all 19 players teeing off in persistent rain. The first few holes in shootout finals usually produce some spectacular exits with balls going over fences or into hazards or bunkers but this year the first four eliminated suffered from bad…

Golf Report – 07.12.16

At this time of the season both the men’s and women’s match committees hold their AGM and prize giving. At the women’s AGM Sereana Phillipps became the Women’s Match Captain for the next year and, at the men’s meeting, Jamie Brunton was elected the men’s Match Captain. At the men’s prize giving all the trophies…

Golf Report – 30.11.16

The major event of the week was undoubtedly the holding of the 45th Trust House Open Christmas Cheer Tournament on Saturday. Played in four divisions with tee off times throughout the day a large field of 80 players enjoyed a fine, threatening day. The overall winners were both visitors, Brian Lochore from Eketahuna and Haira…

Golf Report – 23.11.16

The Lansdowne Park Lifestyle Village Masters was played in magnificent golfing conditions on Sunday with over 70 players in the field. The major prize of $1000 travel, sponsored by Lansdowne Park and Helen Southey House of Travel was won by Darin Hiroki from Mornington with 42 stableford points. Darin was presented with his prize and…

Golf Report – 16.11.16

The new season of the TRC Toyota Twilight got underway last Wednesday and what a start it was. Normally it takes most players two or three weeks to get ‘in the mood’ and turn up but on the first night 29 men and 20 women fronted in ideal conditions to start the season off and…

Weekly Golf Report – 09.11.16

Last weekend the 50th Silberhorn Sir Bob Charles Tournament attracted a big field with 64 players enjoying the excellent conditions. This tournament, played over 18 holes, is open to both left and right handers, although only the left handers can win the coveted Sir Bob Charles Trophy. This year the winner of the Sir Bob…

Golf Report – 02.11.16

The 2016 club match play championship finals were held on Sunday and once again the men’s and women’s championships were held on the same day, although the weather did not encourage the large galleries of previous years. In the women’s senior (silver) final, played over 36 holes Sereana Phillipps played defending champion, Nooroa Rota. The…

Golf Report – 26.10.16

Labour Day weather is often unpredictable but this year the gods smiled and gave the Masterton Golf Club a very pleasant day for the annual WBS Labour Day Tournament. A reasonable field of close to 50 players, including visitors from Judgeford, Rangitikei and Mahunga played in this well organised event. Results for the three divisions,…

Golf Report – 19.10.16

The final of the men’s Captain’s Trophy, a combined fourball event, was played on Saturday, amid pouring rain, howling wind and a largely deserted golf course. Rob Blackett and Jim Kettle, who were beaten finalists last year, were the favourites against Murray Wolland and Harry Quinn. The first nine proved a very close tussle and…

Golf Report 12.10.16

The Recreational Services Masterton Eketahuna Pro Am will be held on 28 and 29 January 2017 and planning is well underway. On 14 October entry packs are being sent to all teams that played in the 2016 event. These teams have until 1 November to enter before the field is opened up to new teams,…