Fine week, fast lawns for croquet
It was a fine week and the croquet lawns were running faster as they dried out.
The event was the Central Districts’ Veterans Croquet Tournament held at the Rangitira Club in Dannevirke.
The tournament ran from Monday November 12 to Sunday November 18 and involved Association Croquet for the first three days and Golf Croquet over the rest.
In the A/C Open Doubles Terry Price and Liz Marsden of Masterton were winners and exDannevirke player Tony Stephens (now from Heretaunga) won the Open Singles.
In the Handicap Doubles, Sue Hawkin and Carol Cowley from Hawke’s Bay were winners, Shirley Rees of Rose Gardens in Palmerston North winning the Handicap Singles.
Manager Michael Hardman presenting Shirley Rees from Rose Gardens Croquet Club the trophy for winner of the Association Croquet Handicap Singles.
Winners of the Golf Croquet Handicap Doubles Sue Hawken and Carol Cowley from the Heretaunga Club, Havelock North with manager of the tournament Michael Harding.
Beverley Berryman, winner of the Golf Croquet Handicap Singles with Tony Stephens, winner of the Golf Croquet Open singles (also winner of the Association Championship singles.)
Some of the field in the Handicap Singles Golf Croquet with Dannevirke players in dark uniforms — Alex Hall, Frances La Hood, Kelly Sergeant, John Greenaway, Peter Kelly.