Classy shots and good fun sig­na­ture of event at Toko­roa club open day

South Waikato News - - SPORT - By IAN CHRISTIE

The Toko­roa Golf Club Open Day was a huge success with beau­ti­ful weather, a free BBQ lunch and over 30 prizes given out on the day.

Sixty golfers as­sem­bled to see Club Pa­tron Jack Baker kick off the sea­son with a typ­i­cally classy shot off the first tee.

Toko­roa Golf Club Pres­i­dent Ian Christie de­clared the 2013 Golf Sea­son of­fi­cially open and golfers moved off to mul­ti­ple tees for a shot­gun start.

The for­mat for Open­ing day is a Best Sta­ble­ford Com­pe­ti­tion run in con­junc­tion with the Rus­sell Grace Tro­phy, a mixed pairs com­pe­ti­tion which is al­ways pop­u­lar. The play­ers stayed cool even as the tem­per­a­ture rose, with some very im­pres­sive golf on dis­play.

Prize giv­ing was a re­laxed event that be­gan with the nam­ing of the two teams who will rep­re­sent Toko­roa in the Waikato Cham­pi­onship Pen­nants Com­pe­ti­tion.

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