Waihi golf report for September 23 2021

Player of the week, Desley Rosevear. Supplied photo.

Veterans’ golf

There was a large field again on Monday, September 20, and following the Level 2 rules, those who teed off first were back in the Clubhouse for lunch long before the later starters.

Many did not wait for prize-giving, making plenty of room in the lounge for separated seating as required. The third and last Putting round was the day’s competition and the distracting windy conditions caused many to add unexpected extra putts to their score.

Results: Andrew McLennan, John Libby 28 putts; Michael Bonnici, Howard Anderson 29; John Saunders 30; Gyan Prole 31; Kathy Ashton, Avon Gordon 32; Bob Hoggard, Michelle Libby 33; Jim Evans, Mark Tomsett, Wendy Matutinovich, Mark Mora 34; Brian Baynes, Ken Purcell, Brian Robinson, Sarah Tomsett, John Purkis, Tina Berg 35; Kerry Lewis, Tim Parish, Bill Tiffin, Rodger Bagshaw, Liz Purcell, Bruce Rutter 36.

Matchplay: In the outstanding semi –final matches Allen Sarjant beat John Giffney on 17, and Helen Baynes beat Jenny Tubman on 18.

Women’s golf - 18 holes

There were 19 players in the field on Saturday September 18, and conditions to play the many competitions that had mounted up during lockdown were perfect: 

Bell Cup, Qualifying round for Spiers Beach Cup, Strokeplay Championships round 1 , and Rosebowl LGU 7.   

Stableford results: Desley Rosevear 39 points; Kathy Ashton 36; Kristine Gascoigne. Avon Gordon, Kaylene Croker, Robyn Kirby 34; Jackie Robson, Susan Mustard, Jacquie Bain 32; Sharon Deacon 30.  Hidden Holes: Desley Rosevear 9 points.

There were many competitions that had to be played on Wednesday September 22 in order to catch up on the many days lost due to Covid and bad weather: LGU 7, BOP Stableford, Lowrie Cup, Niel’s Birthday, Wilson Salver, Karl Wilson Buttons, Qualifying round for the Beach Cup, and round one in the Strokeplay championship. 

Nett haggle results: Sally Sherson 69; Robyn Kirby, Wendy Matutinovich, Niria Gerbich 70; Kristine Gascoigne 71;  Adele Gunning, Sally Grindlay, Dianne Douglas 72; Karen Lee, Jenny O’Dwyer, Annette Hetherington 73; Susan Mustard, Tina Berg 74; Kay Marshall 75;  Diane Lockwood, Jacquie Bain, Jill Morrison 76; Rae Wright , Jan Robinson 77;  Jenny Tubman, Sarah Tomsett 78; Nan Hoggard, Carol  Leary 79. 

Hidden Holes: Susan Mustard, Dianne Douglas, Niria Gerbich, Sally Grindlay 8 points. Twos: Trudi Gatland on 15.

Karl Wilson Buttons—Silver Division: Sally Sherson. Bronze 1: Kristine Gascoigne. Bronze 2: Sally Grindlay. Bronze 3: Jenny O’Dwyer.    Katikati Dreamers Beauty Clinic Player of the Week: Desley Rosevear.

All semi-final matches in the Club championships have now been played.

Silver Division:  Carol Leary b Jenny Tubman on 15; Michelle Libby v Billie-Jo Simmons by default. 

Bronze 1: Sarah Tomsett b Kristine Gascoigne on 12; Phillipa Harvey b Bev Ireland on 18. 

Bronze 2:  Kathy Ashton b Rae Brown on 15; Raewyn Wright b Sally Grindlay on 17. 

Bronze 3:  Tina Berg b Heather Walters on 14; Jill Morrison b Denise McConnon on 15. 

Final matches will be played on Sunday September 26—Silver Division: Carol Leary v 

Michelle Libby. 

Bronze 1:  Sarah Tomsett v Phillipa Harvey. Bronze 2:  Kathy Ashton v Rae Wright. Bronze 3:  Tina Berg v Jill Morrison.

Congratulations for reaching the finals, and best wishes for your matches. 

Nine-hole golf

At last and long overdue, It could not have been a better morning for golf on Tuesday September 21 for the 23 keen Nine holers  who turned up to play the third and final round Stroke Play Championship round. 

Results—Ladies Division 1: Lorraine Meyer 48; Glen Bennett 51, Jean Cotterill 52.

Ladies Division 2: Mandy Piper 53; Julia Nicolson, Alison Turney, Jenni Mora 55.

Men: Norm Sanderson 43, Rex Smith 48, John Murphy 53.

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