Golf Report – 27.07.16

After gale force winds of the kind we had on Sunday it is always with some trepidation members venture out onto the course to see what damage has been done and, yes, we lost another tree. The large gum tree, beside the 16th tee, was blown completely over with its relatively small root mass entirely…

Golf Report – 20.07.16

The second to last round of the Riverside Cup, the women’s Wairarapa midweek interclub was played last Friday and Masterton had a 5-1 win against Martinborough at Carterton. Winners were Jeanette McNae, Brenda Blatchford, Jocelyn Pollock, Janice Hayes and Trish Newcombe. This result leaves Masterton in 2nd position, ½ point behind Eketahuna with one round,…

Golf Report – 13.07.16

July and August are usually the quietest months on the golfing calendar as the weather dictates the ‘urge to play’ and interclub is almost over. With no major events in the last week the club had its usual club competitions. The vets had a good turnout on Monday for a stableford round. Results were- Women…

Golf Report – 06.07.16

Interclub matches are very few and far between now that most of the interclub season is over but on Monday Wellington Golf held a field day at Paraparaumu to mark the end of the women’s Pennants season. The format was teams of three pairs playing foursomes. Masterton had two teams playing and our No 2…

Golf Report – 29.06.16

Last Sunday the women’s Tilson Salver interclub team played the last match in the 2016 season at Riversdale against Featherston and although they had an excellent 5-1 win it wasn’t enough to overhaul the leader, Castlepoint, and Masterton came 3rd. Singles wins to Brenda Blatchford, Lola Ogg, Jocelyn Pollock, Lorraine Stewart and Helen Newland. Last…

Golf Report – 22.06.16

The second to last round of the 9 holers interclub was played last Thursday when Masterton met Karori at Martinborough and had a 2½-1½ win. Singles victories went to Rosie Wellbrock and Beet Horrocks. With the last round next week at Boulcott Farm against Kapiti the 4 women team are ‘middle of the field’. On…

Golf Report – 15.06.16

Masterton Golf Club’s Gibsonsheat interclub team competes in the Wellington Golf Premier Otaki Cup and Duncan Cup competitions which includes the top eight club teams in the Wellington region. Each match is played over 36 holes on neutral golf courses. Saturday was the final round of the competition which saw Gibsonsheat Masterton play Manor Park…

Golf Report – 08.06.16

This Sunday at the Featherston Golf Club the 2016 Marquis Shield Interclub championship will reach its climax with the playing of the final round in the five round tournament. The Marquis Shield is a twelve-man team’s handicap competition which has been played for each year since 1951. This final round sees a head-to-head clash between…

Golf Report – 01.06.16

Recently the second to last round of the men’s Marquis Shield was played at Martinborough and Masterton met Eketahuna and had their best showing of this year’s competition winning eight of the twelve singles matches and four of the six fourballs to gain the maximum 4 points. Marquis singles winners were Dean Gray, Gavin Harris,…

Sports Report – 25.05.16

The men’s interclub had its penultimate round on Saturday with the Gibsonsheat Premier team playing Judgeford at Shandon in the first round of the Presidents Salver. A win would mean a final with the winner of the other semi-final, a loss would mean a promotion relegation battle with the other beaten semi-finalist. Judgeford made ‘no…