2020 Events
2020 Events

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Lifetime Monthly Medal - Round 7

The seventh round of the Lifetime monthly medal for 2020 was played on Saturday 8th August. 25 men contested their division and 9 ladies contested theirs. Ladies' division was won by Judy Prescott (net 76), with Nan Sterne in second (net 77). Having already qualified for the finals, the next place finishers Shirley Calder and Joanne Wilton-Eadie qualify. Men's division was won by Klaas De Graaf (net 70). He and Bruce Smith (71) qualify for the finals. Gerald Harpur, also on 71, had already qualified.


Lifetime Monthly Medal - Round 6

The sixth round of the Lifetime monthly medal for 2020 was played on Saturday 18th July. 30 men contested their division and 9 ladies contested theirs. Ladies' division was won by Judy Prescott (net 71), with Nan Sterne in second (net 72). Both qualified for the finals. Men's division was won by Rob Gilberd (net 67). Rob had already qualified for the finals. Five players on 72 were in second place, Bryan Hita, Peter Johnson, Rikki Sheterline, Rob Batchelar and Gerald Harpur.


Men's 4BBB Championship

The 4BBB championship final was held on Saturday 13th June, delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Congratulations to Graeme Cliff and Peter Johnson who defeated Rob Ward and Brian Wicker in the final. Graham Ellis and Rod Batchelar prevailed in the flights final against Paul Allen.

 


Graeme Cliff and Peter Johnson pictured with the winner's trophy.

Lifetime Monthly Medal - Round 5

Rounds 3 and 4 of the medal were canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The fifth round of the Lifetime monthly medal for 2020 was played on Saturday 13th June. 34 men contested their division and 12 ladies contested theirs. Ladies' division was won by Val Smith (net 72), with Clare Sorenson in second (net 73). Men's division was won by Paul Allen (net 70), with Geoff Beaumont and Corey Harris in second place on 72. All qualify for the finals in November.

Covid-19 Alert Level 3 - A Look Back

 

Jean Bainbridge, pictured, will be 91 in September and was one of the first giving the thumbs up. Jean along with many others could not wait to get back out on the course. Unfortunately she had to play solo. Her best friend, Mary, played behind her. Restrictions are no combining "bubbles" for purposes of golf. Jean walked the 9 holes in less than 1 hour 30 and will be back next week. The course was fully booked the first three days of level 3, under the exercise provisions.

Lifetime Monthly Medal - Round 2

The second round of the Lifetime monthly medal for 2020 was played on Saturday 14th March. 20 men contested their division and 12 ladies contested theirs. Ladies' division was won by Leanne Ward (net 68), with Judith Walton in second (net 72). Men's division was won by Ernie Leslie (net 63), with Peter Johnson in second place on 67. Both qualify for the finals in November.

Lifetime Monthly Medal - Round 1

The first round of the Lifetime monthly medal for 2020 was played on Saturday 15th February. 31 men contested their division and 14 ladies contested theirs. Ladies' division was won by Iris Wehipeihana (net 67) on countback from Claire Chapman (net 67). Men's division was won by Dave Giddens (net 64), with Rob Gilberd in second place on 65. Both qualify for the finals in November.

John Sorenson (right), sponsor, presenting Dave Giddens with his voucher.

2019/2020 Summer Cup Concludes

The summer cup, consisting of the best 4 of 6 stableford rounds for men, concluded on Saturday 8th February. The winner on countback was Dobbie Martin, narrowly edging Graeme Cliff, with Phil Young third.



2020 Opening Day Sponsored by Crichton ITM

Dave Giddens (left) from the Player's committee presents Dobbie Martin with the tropy on Saturday 15th February.

The club opening day was held on Saturday 24th January 2020, with fantastic sponsorship from Crighton ITM. A field of 68 enjoyed a warm day with a rolling start from 7am. Unfortunately we didn't capture any photos.

Congratulations to this year's winners:

Division Position Name Score
Overall Best Gross Kim Ballantyne 71
Ladies Best Gross Karina MacDonald 82
Ladies 1st Net Mary Keenan 67
Men 1st Net Tony Ahie 63
Ladies 1st Stableford Claire Chapman
Men 1st Stableford Tama Paki 44
Men 2nd Gross Alistair Finn 76
Men 2nd Net Dan Brizzle 66
Ladies 2nd Stableford Carol Louisson
Men 2nd Stableford Rob Gilberd 41
Men 3rd Gross Ray Seng 78
Men 3rd Net Ray Grout 66
Ladies 3rd Stableford Annette Nickalls
Men 3rd Stableford Gavin Jones 41
 

Pennants 2020

Men's Pennant teams commenced competition in early February. Team captains were:

Team 1st Round Captain Assisting
A pennants 16th February Ray Seng Kim Ballantyne
C pennants 16th February Tama Paki Shane Wasworth
Handicap 16th February Jim Barker  
Presidents 8th February Graeme Cliff  

Pennant rules and draws are available from http://www.mwga.co.nz/2020_Mens_Interclub
Unfortunately the 2020 competition was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and was suspended for the year.

Previous Year Results

Previous year's events and results are available for 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016.