Vets turn out for an en­joy­able day

South Waikato News - - SPORT -

Thirty Vets faced the starter last Wed­nes­day on a lovely fine day for an en­joy­able day’s golf­ing. Barry Preece, nar­rowly won the day with 39 points. One point be­hind were Ken Ram­say and Piki Daniels, fol­lowed by Bruce Nairn, Ra Pene and Ian Christie on 37 points. The three 2s were scored by Mal­colm Buck­ley, John Loye, and Bruce Nairn, who also had the long­est putt on the 9th. Su­san Goessi had the long­est putt on the 18th.

Satur­day pro­vided per­fect win­ter con­di­tions for golf even though the tem­per­a­ture didn’t rise above 9 de­grees. The rain started about three min­utes af­ter the last play­ers walked off the course. The Budge Tro­phy, was played on sta­ble­ford as a pairs event, with the best in­di­vid­ual score from each pair, on each hole count­ing to­wards the to­tal. Jane Bore­ham and Jon Welch com­bined well to col­lect the tro­phy nar­rowly with 47 points. On 46 were Henry Skel­ton and Mike Fid­dis, fol­lowed by Wayne Hill and Gor­don Fuller, and Suki Rea and Con­well Dug­gan with 45. Henry Skel­ton scored the only 2 of the day on the 5th.

Next Satur­day’s com­pe­ti­tion will be in­ter­est­ing as it is a 6-club event. Play­ers are only per­mit­ted to take and use 6 clubs on the day in­stead of up to the al­low­able 14. See you all on the tee next week.

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