Fish­ing Frenzy reels in a packed field

The Northland Age - - Sport -

Kaitaia men

A re­port from the Kaitaia men noted it seemed like the golf­ing gods did not want them to play their game for the last day of the sea­son af­ter the heav­ens opened up to wash out their of­fi­cial clos­ing day of the year on Satur­day.

The club’s men play­ers were all still look­ing for­ward to the Fish­ing Frenzy golf tour­na­ment this week­end which has al­ready at­tracted a packed field al­beit with a few spa­ces re­main­ing for those yet to en­ter.

Tee time will be a 10am shot­gun start with all play­ers asked to be on time.

The draw is, No 1: Rob­bie’s 4, P Man­ning’s 4, No 2: Flo, Egg, Karen, Gary, No 3: D and A Squire. M Dun­can, J Doolan, No 4 Chip­pies Crew, No 5: C Hol­lamby, P and P Bid­dle, L Subritzky, No 6: Mill boys, Lo­gan, Lance, Sam H, Shorty, No 7: W and P Jump, two oth­ers, No 8: D Nor­ris, E Heap, L Schuts, No 9 Ginty Mor­rogh and co. Andy Mor­rogh and co., No 10: Howard, PC, Leon, John Mc, No 11: B Dormer, C Phillips, S Hepa, Perry, No 12: S and V Yates, R Mon­teith, M Wil­liams, No 13: A Willy, A Paul, Bob S, Kerry, Shailes and Wrights, No 14: R and J McCarthny, B Muller, J Dou­glas, No 15: Jaun, Richard, Gavin, Nick, No 16: Richy Teps 4, No 17: Julz, Travis, Bruce, McDuck, No 18: C Lugnet, M Wells, M and R Pope.

Houhora

The Houhora Golf Club was pleased to re­port its an­nual Christ­mas Cheer tour­na­ment on Sun­day at­tracted a large turnout of golfers from all over the Far North. The 58 play­ers in the field en­joyed both fine weather and a course ex­pertly pre­pared by club of­fi­cials. In line with the Christ­mas spirit on show, there was a great se­lec­tion of hams and other fes­tive items as prizes and few went home emp­ty­handed.

Re­sults in the ladies’ di­vi­sion saw Ellen Wright com­ing home first with 43 stable­ford fol­lowed by Trudy Nikora 38 and Cyn­thia Shailes third af­ter a count­back, also with 38.

The men were sep­a­rated into two di­vi­sions with play­ers of un­der 18 hand­i­cap be­ing led by Paul Thomp­son with 39 points, Len Shailes 39 af­ter count­back, and Wally Broughton 37; while the sec­ond di­vi­sion was taken out by War­ren Rogers with 39 points, then John McIn­tyre sec­ond with 38 fol­lowed by Terry Wright also 38. The near­est to the pin was won by Pet­rina Mad­den for the ladies and Neil St Ge­orge for the men.

Else­where the Wed­nes­day 9-hole hag­gle last week was won by Glenys Rogers with 21 stable­ford points then Myna Bris­tow 20 and War­ren Rogers 18.

Whangaroa

A round up of do­mes­tic re­sults from Whangarao be­gan with those from the weekly hag­gle’s event last Thurs­day, men: Rob Fabri­cius 43, Mark Ed­wards 42, Kerry Robert­son, Stephen Tansey, John Brooks (all) 41, Ross Telfer, Doug Robin­son 40, Wally Shand 39, ladies: Faye Sher­man, Bertha Les­lie (both) 41, May Pope, Pet­rina Mad­dren 40, Val Mof­fat 38.

Re­sults from the hag­gle on Sun­day were, men: Joseph Solomon 40 sta­ble­fords, Dave Ni­cholas 38, Paul Mof­fat, Grant Billing­ton, Ross Telfer 36, ladies: Mary Tansey 32 and Faye Sher­man 31; with 2s for Rob Fabri­cius and Nigel Dob­son.

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