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Katikati - Katikati out­door bowlers played a Lo­cal Box Drawn tour­na­ment on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber18 spon­sored by Ra­dius Lex­ham Park. Thirty six mem­bers en­joyed their day bowl­ing. Win­ners - Skips Neville Canute; Di­rec­tor Clive Kenyon; Lead Mike Ed­wards. 2nd - Skip Kevin Whit­worth, Di­rec­tor Ian Barker, Lead Ash­ley Tub­man; 3rd Skip Janet Alexan­dra, Di­rec­tor Alan McClen­non, Lead Bob Mack. Omoko­roa- FormerOmok­o­roa player and Club pres­i­dent Tom Chase re­turned to the greens where he pre­vi­ously had nu­mer­ous cham­pi­onship suc­cesses, to win the Men' s Ha ms tour­na­ment held in midNovem­ber. One of only two teams un­beaten with four wins, his Katikati quar­tet - Neil Fowler, Tom Chase (Skip) Stu­art Watkins and Bryn - had an arrow points dif­fer­en­tial over a Mount Maun­ganui team skipped by Peter God­dard. A bril­liantly fine day saw 128 play­ers in 32 teams line up from as far­away as Waihi and Te Puke in what was Omokora Club's ma­jor tour­na­ment of the sea­son. Seven teams came from the Mount and Omoko­roa had a record­num­ber of 32 play­ers in­volved, high­light­ing the in­creased com­pet­i­tive theme amongst our club's ranks. Omoko­roa teams skipped by pres­i­dent Gary Russek and John Mur­phy re­spec­tively had 21/2 wins on the day while the team headed up by Bill Mur­phy and com­pris­ing three ju­nior play­ers Colin MacKen­zie, Deryck Scott and Peter Catch­e­side, wasthe most suc­cess­ful with three wins. Just miss­ing out be­ing amongst the prizes by two dif­fer­en­tial points. The club was suit­ably decked out for the vis­i­tors with Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions putup a few­days prior by a group of women mem­bers. A num­berof ladies helped on the day with raf­fle sell­ing, the prize ta­ble and the busy food re­quire­ments.

GOLF

KATIKATI

Ladies 18 Hole - The Fairview Ladies 18 Hole golfters player a Net com­pe­ti­tionon Tues­day, Novem­ber 17 at Fairview golf course. Re­sults: 1st Bev­er­ley Everett, 2nd Joan Ir­win 70, 3rd Diane Moxon 71, 4th equal Rose­mary O'Brien and Heidi Tormey 72, 6th Ros­alie Wrathall 74. TwosRose­mary O'Brien on 4 and Jan Ni­coll on 13. The win­ner of Bevs But­tons was Bev­er­ley Everett.

Nine Hole ladies - Thurs­day Novem­ber 18 was a beau­ti­ful day for the Fairview ladies with 33 play­ers at­tend­ing for the be­gin­ning of our Sum­mer Nett and Top 10 rounds. On the Front 9holes Div 1 -1st Is­abell John­son 27, 2nd Verona McLeod 29, 3rd Joanne Car­nachan 30, 4th Gle­nis Hilt 33 and 5th equal Carol Fleet Mary Fur­ness and Anita Kelly with 34. Div 2 played the back 9 - 1st equal Pat Pep­per and Brenda Carr 35 3rd An­nie Devine 36 4th Gwen Gar­rett 37 and 5th equal Naomi van der Merwe Lois Fa­hey and Chris­tine Mur­phy with 38.

■ Thurs­day, Novem­ber 12sawthe start of our Sum­mer pro­gramme -1 st Sta­ble ford Round for Div 1Astrid Martin Cu­pand Div 2The Bal­lan­tyne 9 Hole Sum­mer Cup. A lovely day on the course had the fol­low­ing re­sults. On­the back 9Div 1 - 1st Jan Hickey 17, 2nd equal Sandie Knowl­son and Kath­leen Gram­mer 16, 4th equal Mary Fur­ness, Joanne Car­nachan, Carol Fleet and Sharon Wil­letts with 15. On the front 9Div 2 - 1st equal He­len Simp­son and Bev Brit­tain 20, 3rd equal Naomi­van der Merwe and Chris Nickel 19, 5th Pene Rosie with 18.

WAIHI

Womens18 Holes - It was a very spe­cial day on Sun­day, Novem­ber15 when Waihi hosted the Bay of Plenty District As­so­ci­a­tion Sil­ver, Bronze 1 and Bronze 1Run­ners-up Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons an­nual event, with play­ers com­ing from Opotiki, Wairakei In­ter­na­tional, Omanu, Mt Maun­ganui, Mer­cury Bay, Te Puke, Whakatane, Tau­ranga, Omoko­roa, Taupo, Otu­moetai, Hau­raki, Kin­loch, Fairview, Tu­rangi, Tairua, Lakes Re­sort Pauanui, O hope In­ter­na­tional, Re­poroa, Kaw­erau, Te Aroha, Whanga­mata, Hine­hopu, Thames and Waihi.

There were 68 in the field play­ing Gross stable­ford and Nett com­pe­ti­tions over 36 holes—a very long day for ev­ery­one. There had been much ac­tiv­ity on the course prior to the event, with vol­un­teers titi­vat­ing the gar­dens, the greens staff do­ing their ut­most to present the course in top con­di­tion, and the ladies on the Flow­ers’ ros­ter made ab­so­lutely stun­ning flo­ral ar­range­ments in the club­house. Peo­ple who had come to watch the day’s pro­ceed­ings were re­warded by dis­plays of ex­cep­tional golf from these golfers, each one of them hav­ing won or were run­ners upin their Club’s cham­pi­onships to earn the right to de­ter­mine the cham­pion of all the cham­pi­ons. It must be noted that the over­all win­ner, cham­pion of all the cham­pi­ons was Opotiki’s Tyla Kingi, win­ning the ti­tle for the eighth time. Waihi’s play­ers Louise Stephens won­the Sil­ver Nett cham­pi­onship, Phillipa Har­vey won the Bronze Run­ners-Up gross cham­pi­onship and was run­ner up in the nett, Diane Lock wood in the Bronze 1 cham­pi­onship had the same gross score as Opotiki’s win­ner Sarn­dra Tiopira and lost the ti­tle on count­back, and­was also run­nerup in the nett, and Waihi’s Louise Stephens and Diane Lock­wood won the U na Wick ham Me­mo­rial Tro­phy for 36 holes com­bined nett. Can any Club be­more proud of their team? Con­grat­u­la­tions.

Re­sults: Sil­ver Cham­pion off scratch with ac­cu­mu­la­tive gross scores: Tyla Kingi (Opotiki) 149. Run­ner up: Diana Syer (Wairakei In­ter­na­tional) 154.

Sil­ver nett win­ner: Louise Stephens (Waihi) 145. Run­ner up: Robyn Wal­lace (Hau­raki) 147.

Bronze Cham­pion off scratch with ac­cu­mu­la­tive gross scores: Sarn­dra Tiopira (Opotiki) 183. Run­ner up: Diane Lock­wood (Waihi) 183 (on count­back).

Bronze nett win­ner: Karen Heaven (Hau­raki) 147. Run­ner up: Diane Lock wood(Waihi) 147 (on count­back).

Bronze 1 Run­ners up cat­e­gory ac­cu­mu­la­tive gross win­ner: Phillipa

Har­vey) Waihi) 185. Run­ner up: Caro­line Lynch (Hau­raki) 189.

Bronze 1Run­ners up cat­e­gory nett win­ner: Mar­ion Edge­com be (Te Aroha)146. Run­ner up: Phillipa Har­vey (Waihi) 147.

Rose­bowl Team sev­ent win­ners: Tyla Kingi, Sarn­dra Tiopira, Veron­ica Phipps (Opotiki) 128.

Una Wick­ham Me­mo­rial Tro­phy for Sil­ver and Bronze cham­pi­ons 36-hole com­bined nett: Louise Stephens, Diane Lock wood(Waihi). Twos: Re­becca Don­ald­son

(Hine­hopu).

■On Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 19 there 31 play­ers in the field for a Sum­mer Cup round and sta­ble ford hag­gle. Con­di­tions were ex­cel­lent apart from a sud­den squally down­pour part way through the game which drenched ev­ery­body, but it had lit­tle ef­fect on the good scor­ing. Jenny Gal­laugher won the hag­gle with the best game of golf she had ever had— 82 off the stick and 10 shots un­der her hand­i­cap and 46 stable­ford points.

Run­ners up: Diane Lewis 42; Su­san Mus­tard, Sally Grind­lay 39; Wendy Matuti­novich 37; Adele Gun­ning, He­len Baynes, Mavis Bruce, Nan Hog­gard, Sally Sher­son, Sarah Tom­sett 36; Denise Mc Con­non35; Rae Brown, An­nette Hether­ing­ton, Kay Mar­shall, Jenny Wil­son, Jenny O’Dwyer 34; Rae Wright, Carol Leary,

Klara In­gle, Avon Gordon, Bil­lie-Jo Sim­mons33; Edna Connolly, Jan Robin­son, Diane Lock­wood 32. Near­est the pin on 11: Denise McCon­non.

Vet­er­ans - Putting was the com­pe­ti­tion of the day on Mon­day Novem­ber16. Green skills were put to the test, and by the end of thegame some­had worked out that the best wayto score well was to land short of the green, chip well, and with luck, one-putt. Putting re­sults: Rae Brown, John Saun­ders 29 putts; Brian Robin­son, Nan Hog­gard 30; Allen Smith, Peter He­witt 31; Kerry Lewis, Gerry Tomp­kins, Adele Gun­ning, Michael Bon­nici, Peter Robert­son, Alex Stand­field 32; Bob Pipe, John Purkis, Ken Pur­cell, Don Bain, Rodger Bagshaw, David Cro­ker, Ed­die Bruce, Gyan Prole, Bruce Rut­ter, Den­nis Tan­ner, Edna Connolly, Brian Baynes, Earle White, Ross Fit­ness 33; John Drent, Bob Hog­gard, Denise Don­ald, Jenny O’Dwyer, Jac­quie Bain 34.

Stable­ford re­sults: Ed­die Bruce 44 points; Michael Bon­nici, Rae Brown, Kerry Lewis, Bob Hog­gard 39; Kay­lene Cro­ker, Peter He­witt, Jenny O’Dwyer, Gyan Prole 38; De­nis Bor­man, Klara In­gle, Brian Robin­son 37; Judy Saun­ders, John Giffney, John Saun­ders 36; Allen Smith Gerry Tomp­kins, Denise Don­ald, Edna Connolly 35; Earle White, Nan Hog­gard, Dot Ram­sey, Tim Par­ish 34; Adele Gun­ning, Gary Dun­lop, David Cro­ker, Bill Linn, Ross Fit­ness, John Drent, He­len Parry, Rodger Bagshaw, Ken Pur­cell 33; Bruce Rut­ter, Brian Baynes, Tom Wal­lace 32; Peter Maria, Bob Pipe, Don Bain, Peter Robert­son 31; Alis­tair McMil­lan 30. Twos Rae Brownon 8, Peter He­witt and Nan Hog­gard on 15.

 ??  ?? The win­ning Katikati bowls team from left Neil Fowler, Tom Chase (Skip) Stu­art Watkins and Bryn at Omoko­roa.
The win­ning Katikati bowls team from left Neil Fowler, Tom Chase (Skip) Stu­art Watkins and Bryn at Omoko­roa.
 ??  ?? Una Wick­ham tro­phy win­ners for best com­bined Sil­ver and Bronze nett score - Diane Lock­wood and Louise Stephens.
Una Wick­ham tro­phy win­ners for best com­bined Sil­ver and Bronze nett score - Diane Lock­wood and Louise Stephens.
 ??  ?? Tyla Kingi - Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons.
Tyla Kingi - Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons.

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