Waihi Leader - - News - By NAN HOG­GARD

There was a near-ca­pac­ity field for the Apata Triple Pairs tour­na­ment played on Oc­to­ber 6/7, which was spon­sored by Apata Group Limited, Pri­mor Pro­duce Limited, Ex­pol (Terry Mis­chef­ski), JC Golf Tau­ranga (Jim Cus­din), PGG Wright­son Real Es­tate (Mike and Wendy Matuti­novich, and Niria Ger­bich).

The Club ap­pre­ci­ates their con­tin­ued sup­port. The or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee put a great deal of work into en­sur­ing the tour­na­ment would be a suc­cess, and the greens staff, with the ex­tra bonus of good weather were able to present the course in ab­so­lutely top con­di­tion.

Ev­ery­one in­volved is to be con­grat­u­lated for a job well done.

The nett com­pe­ti­tion played over 54 holes con­sisted of 18 holes Cana­dian Four­somes fol­lowed by 18 holes Scot­tish Four­somes on the first day, and 18 holes Four­ball best ball on the sec­ond day, in Mixed and Men’s pairs di­vi­sions. To­tal nett scores over two days — Win­ners: Rex Knight and Mur­ray Fraser 193 .

Over­all prizewin­ners in di­vi­sions:

Mixed Pairs: Phillip and Rose­mary Treve­nen 196 nett. Run­ners-up: Michael Con­nor and Edel Kelly 198; Brian and Jan Robin­son 200; Earle and Heather White 202; Peter and Raewyn Wright 204; Ken Pur­cell and Adele Gun­ning 206; Ja­son Bald­win and Carol Leary 207; Bill New­land and Des­ley Ro­se­vear 208; Mark Hume and Jenny Tub­man 208; Mick and Susie Goodall 208.

Men’s Pairs: Paul Wil­liams and Jesse Jensen 201 nett. Run­ners-up: David P.Camp­bell and Owen Evans 202; John New­ton and Rob Mor­ri­son 203; Alex Tees­dale and Charles Gurr 203; David Camp­bell and Ed­die Evans 204; Richard Taitoko and Da­mon Tay­lor 205; Mike Rose and Nigel San­der­son 206; Rus­sell Dewey and Si­mon MacAskill 206; David Lock­ton and Ray Palmer 206.

Daily meat­pack prizes

Cana­dian Four­somes Day 1: Mixed Pairs win­ners Phillip and Rose­mary Treve­nen 63 nett. Run­ners up Earle and Heather White 64.

Men’s Pairs win­ners Paul Wil­liams and Jesse Jensen 64 nett. Run­ners-up: Pete Rowe and Ted Mur­ray 65.

Scot­tish Four­somes Day 1: Mixed Pairs win­ners Mike Con­nor and Edel Kelly 68. Run­ners-up Ken Pur­cell and Adele Gun­ning 69.

Four­ball Best Ball Day 2: Mixed Pairs win­ners Brian and Jan Robin­son 61 nett. Run­ners-up Fran­cis and Kris­tine Gas­goine 62. Men’s Pairs win­ners David Lock­ton and Ray Palmer 59. Run­ners-up John New­ton and Rob Mori­son.

Twos — Day 1: Brian and He­len Baynes, Ja­son Bald­win and Carol Leary, Alan Lyne and Sian Steven­son (Cam­bridge), Ross McFar­land and Ju­dith Pot­ter, John New­ton and Rob Mor­ri­son, Pete Rowe and Ted Mur­ray, Philip Cald­well and Mau­rice Joyce, Jim Wy­att and John Car­roll, Steve and Wade Parker.

Day 2: John Brooky (Omanu), Peter Sned­don (Te Puke), Gra­ham O’Dwyer, Scott Car­roll (Hutt Park), Michael Matuti­novich, Susie Goodall.

The Ex­pol Hole-in-One was not achieved, but in­stead a gen­er­ous Ex­pol-spon­sored prize was awarded to Paul Wil­liams for his best in­di­vid­ual nett of 64 over the field in the Four­ball Best Ball on Day 2.


Win­ners of the Apata Triple Pairs tour­na­ment (left) Mur­ray Fraser and Rex Knight.

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