Hole in one at Houhora
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.