Hole in one at Houhora

The Northland Age - - Local News -

HOUHORA. Club pres­i­dent Ian Davis scored a hole in one on the se­cond dur­ing the Sun­day com­pe­ti­tion at Houhora but failed to fin­ish in the money overall. Win­ners were Brian King with 65 nett fol­lowed by Ivor Bates 68 and Frank Hur­inui 70.

Else­where, the club’s pen­nants team en­joyed some suc­cess at home on Satur­day to ad­vance up the stand­ings, and im­prove the chances of achiev­ing a place in the top three with one more round to be played. The Wednesday 9-hole hag­gle was taken out by Shaun Daly with 23 stable­ford points fol­lowed by Ash Mitchell then Bates, both scor­ing 17.

This Satur­day sees the club host­ing the Sum­mit Forests Men’s Open with a pleas­ing num­ber of en­tries re­ceived. The draw is, No.1 tee: 10am R Shirley, B Kennedy, L Gordon, J Proc­tor, 10.06 P Thomp­son, S Aspin, S Courtney, R Clark, 10.12 N St Ge­orge, T Ta­hana, W Black, B Waitai, 10.18 J Cooper, M Ashby, P Mof­fat, P Ha­nara, 10.24 J McGovener, D Frost, M Paul, C John­son, 10.30 I Bates, P Clark, S Herewini, F Hur­inui, 10.36 L Crewther, T Wright, M Clarke, A Robin­son; No.6: 10am B King, P Hill, D Dol­man, K Nat­tras, 10.06 P Wedding, J McIntyre, plus two oth­ers, 10.12 I Davis, W Rogers, H Narby, N Huaraka. En­tries ac­cepted up to tee-off. KAITAIA LADIES. Num­bers for the Kaitaia ladies’ reg­u­lar mid­week hit out on April 17 were re­port­edly lower than usual due to the “school hols and nana du­ties” but those who were able to make it ended up en­joy­ing them­selves, with Marj Dun­can win­ning the stable­ford com­pe­ti­tion with 39 points, fol­lowed by Fay Pat­ter­son 38, Les­ley Masters 35 then Elaine Knight­bridge 33. Win­ners the fol­low­ing Wednesday, April 24, were Noeleen Rob­son 37, Les­ley Masters 34, Lynn McCarthny 33 and Marj Dun­can 31. In other news, the Kaitaia Golf Club will host its an­nual Ladies’ 18/36 Hole tour­na­ment this Satur­day in con­junc­tion with the North­land ladies’ stroke­play cham­pi­onship.

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