Competition Results

Weekly Reports kindly compiled by Wendy Wills and / or Tasha Kyd

May 2022

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 16 May 2022

The week got underway on Wednesday where players were greeted by a brisk southerly. Our 9-holers played a stableford round with Bernice Parker taking the win on 18 points, Jennifer Armstrong, Phil Gibbons 18, Maureen Coulson 17, and Terry Price on 16 points.

Out ladies played the fourth round of the Coyle Cup, Val Edwards on -2, Sharrie Gibbons -2, Jane Brooking -4, Lesley Sadler -6, and Jenny Harris -7.

Our Vets deferred their weekly round to Thursday and were treated with a calm sunny morning and 27 players who turned out for a par round. Division 1 scores; Keith Brown, Chris Thomson +3, Jim Harris 0, Grant Smith, Don Kinnell -1. Division 2 scores; Max Baylis +5, George Rink 0, Was McKnight, Brian McKeown -1, Rob Saxton -2. Twos went to Bill Armstrong, Keith Brown, Cary Clark & Ron O’Neale. Nearest the pins were Steve Gladwell & Bill Armstrong.

On Friday, it was another nice day with 15 players turning out for Elevenses. Results; Bill Armstrong 24 on points, George Rink 23, Steve Gladwell 23, John Vallely 22, and Trevor Clayton on 22 points.

The Club was a little quieter than previous week’s on Saturday, our 9-holers played a stableford round over the front 9. Bev Todd played a great round securing the win with 21 points, Anthony Gibbons 19, Carissa Price 19, Tam Buckingham 17, and Phil Gibbons 16. Tipi Rimene chipped in for a two on hole 9.

Our 18-holer ladies played the second round of the Captain’s Trophy with Vicki Bain on 24 stableford points, Jane Brooking 34, Jenny Harris 33, Val Edwards 32 and Val Willis 23 points. Val Edwards struck the Nearest to the Pin in two on 16. The Men played a par haggle with Trevor Barnard on +7 (& best gross on 68!), Don Kinnell +4, John Drury +3, Duncan Pincock +3 and Les Cherry 0.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 8 May 2022

Another sunny autumn day saw 30 players turn up for a stroke competition last Tuesday for Vets. Division 1 net scores; Murray Smith 66, Chris Thomson 67, Allan Fayen 68, Ron O’Neale 70, Mike Wren, Wayne Taylor 72, Les Cherry 73. Division 2 net scores; Rob Saxton 70. Terry O’Neill, Terry Price 71, John Vallely 72, David Tunnicliffe, Max Baylis 73, Cary Clark 76. Twos went to Wayne Taylor, Murray Burns, Mike Wren, Murray Smith & Ron O’Neale. Nearest the pins; Ron O’Neale & Murray Smith.

Our 18-hole ladies played the first round of the Captain’s Trophy on Wednesday with Sharrie Gibbons on 36 points, Donna Burns 35, Val Edwards, Lesley Sadler, and Shirley Carew all on 32 points. The All Teed Up prize went to Donna Burns.

Our Wednesday 9-holers played a stableford competition over the front 9 with Wayne Buck winning the loot on 23 points, Chris Taylor 22, Craige Burt 21, Bernice Parker 20 and John Fricker with 18. The nearest to the pin on hole 9 went to Craige Burt.

There were 12 players on a beautiful Friday morning for Elevenses. Results; Cary Clark 25 points, Max Baylis 25, Ian Brinkworth 22, Bill Armstrong 22, and Peter Bain 22 points.

It was another busy day on Saturday with visitors, Interclub and the usual club day competitions. Our 9-holers played their monthly medal match with a net round over the front 9 with the one and only Mr John Fricker donning the medal at the end of the round on countback. Other results; Tipi Rimene 35, Carissa Price 35, Phil Gibbons 36, Terry Price 36 and Ann Richardson 36.

The 18-holer ladies played the first round of the Robson Cup on Saturday, results; Lesley Sadler net 73, Jenny Harris 74 and Pam Lewthwaite 77. Jane Brooking and Lesley Sadler got the Nearest to the Pins. The Men played a net haggle with Peter Woodcock on 65, Graham Hutchby 66, Ben Bailey and Jim Harris 70, and John Vallely on 71. Lance Sayer, Ben Bailey and John Vallely were the Nearest to the Pin winners and Ross Collings with the Best Gross Score. Twos went to Alister Murrell, Graham Hutchby, Peter Woodcock, and Grant Smith.

April 2022

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 30 April 2022

The Elder Sadler out of Retirement

The Club hosted an ANZAC Day competition with 37 players including a good contingent of visitors from Wellington and the Manawatu in attendance. Division 1 results; Mike Newport+4, James O’Connor+3 and Brian Field +1. Division 2 results; Alex Tomlinson, Tipi Rimene and James Morris all on +1. The longest drive on 18 was won by Stu Oliver and Nearest to the Pins went to Lance Sayer (6), Tipi Rimene (9), James O’Connor (12) and Gillies Baker (15).

Another fine day saw 30 players turning out for a split sixes stableford competition which was played in a pairs format. Pairs scores; Duncan Pincock/Max Baylis 45, Terry O’Neill/Don Kinnell 45, Melanie/Ron O’Neale 42, David Tunnicliffe/Trevor Clayton 42, Murray Burns/Wal McKnight 42, Terry Price/Steve Gladwell 40. Shared twos went to; Terry Price/Steve Gladwell, Mike Newport/Wayne Taylor, Ron & Melanie O’Neale. Nearest the pins; Ron O’Neale & Duncan Pincock.

The ladies contested round 3 of the Coyle Cup on Wednesday with Julie Murray on +1, Sharrie Gibbons +1, Jane Brooking 0, Val Edwards -4, and Shirley Carew on -5. The All Teed Up Nearest to the Pin went to Lesley Sadler.

Our Wednesday 9-holers reported a wonderful round with good weather, numbers, lots of afternoon tea and good fun for an Irish stableford round. Susanne Fuller collected the pot of gold on 39 points, Bernice Parker 35, Bev Todd 34, Terry Price 33 and Bill Armstrong 29 who also got a two on hole 6.

Friday Elevenses had a turnout of 23 players. Results; Murray Smith 25points, Nigel McGregor 22, David Tunnicliffe 21, Walter McKnight 21 and George Rink 20 points.

Another glorious Autumnal Saturday seen a busy course. Our 9-holers played a par round with Terry O’Neill on +1, Jason Paku (Masterton) on 0 and Craig Burt, Wayne Buck and Maureen Coulson all with -1.

The 18-holers faced another mixed competition, the Elder Trophy, a mixed stableford four ball better ball with 6 pairings entering. Team Sadler, Lesley & David, lifted the silverware on 43 points. Team Harris (Jenny & Jim) and Sharrie Gibbons & Duncan Pincock closely behind, both on 42 points. The remaining players joined a stableford haggle with Trevor Clayton on 38, Nigel Bailey 38 and Cameron Coutts 38. Nigel Bailey took out the McCarthys Transport Best Gross on 76.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 24 April 2022

Couple share a Feist

On another fine Tuesday Autumn day saw 28 players turn out for the Irish stableford round 3 of the Jack Cross Memorial. Division 1 scores; Wayne Taylor 79, Ian Brinkworth 78, Keith Brown 77, Mark Graham 76, Mike Newport 72, & Grant Smith 71. Division 2 scores; Cary Clark 81, Rob Saxton 73, Max Baylis 70, Trevor Clayton 64, Duncan Pincock, George Rink 60. Twos went to Wayne Taylor (x2), Chris Thomson, Ian Brinkworth, Allan Fayen. Nearest the pins were Wayne Taylor & Ants Gibbons.

On Wednesday morning, our 9-holers played the final round of the Rene Artois Cup with Maureen Coulson and Phil Gibbons in a hot battle to lift the Cup at the end of the day, well done to Maureen on your victory and commiserations to Phil – at least you got the longest drive on 11! Tam Buckingham came in second with a net 36, Bernice Parker 36, Susanne Fuller 40, and Christine Taylor 40 rounded out the top 5.

The mid-week 18-hole ladies played a net round with Val Edwards shooting 69, Jane Brooking 70 & Julie Murray 72. The All Teed Up Nearest to the Pins went to Lesley Sadler and Jane Brooking with both these ladies also picking up two’s - well done!

Our Friday Elevenses folk managed to get their round in before the weather turned. Ian Brinkworth took the honours on countback with 24 points, David Tunnicliffe 24, Cary Clark 23, Peter Bain 22 and George Rink on 22 points.

On Saturday our members welcomed a number of visitors to the course. Our 9-holers got the day started with a stableford competition over the front 9. Carissa Price nudged in front of the pack on 20 points, Bernice Parker 19, John Fricker, Phil Gibbons, and Terry Price all with 18 points. The rescheduled opening day Canadian Mixed Foursomes, WJ Feist Memorial, was contested by seven 18-holer pairs. Ants Gibbons and Tash Kyd lifted the Cup with 41 stableford points, Nic Craig and Jane Brooking 39, and Team Harris (Jenny & Jim) on 38. The remaining 18-hole men played a par haggle with Peter Woodcock on a +4, Ben Bailey +3, John Vallely +2, Mark Graham & Nigel Tomlin +1. The McCarthys Transport Best Gross went to Nigel Tomlin on 77!

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 17 April 2022

On cloudy but fine Tuesday saw 45 players, comprising 28 Carterton and 17 Linton ArmyCamp Vets play a stableford competition. Division 1 scores; Grant Smith 35, Steve Gladwell34, Ian Brinkworth 33, Jim Harris 32, Mike Wren 31 points. Division 2 scores; DavidTunnicliffe 36, Trevor Clayton 35, Cary Clark, Max Baylis 31, George Rink 30 Nearest thepins went to Steve Gladwell & Wayne Taylor. Twos went to Ian Gardner.
Our 9-holers had a reasonable turnout on Wednesday morning with Jennifer Armstrongstomping ahead of the pack on 22 stableford points, Terry Price 19, Bev Todd and MaureenCoulson both on 17 and Phil Gibbons on 16 points.
A tight five ladies braved the changeable Wednesday weather for a par round. Shirley Carewclaimed the honours, Julie Murray, and Jane Brooking rounded out the top 3. Lesley Sadlerwas the Clareville Nursery and All Teed Up competitions.
Our Friday Elevenses had 12 golfers turn out on a great day with word of a father vsdaughter battle, resulting in the daughter coming out on top! Nigel McGregor nabbed the daywith 23 points, Chris Thomson and Peter Bain both on 22 points, Max Bayliss and DavidTunnicliffe, both on 20 points rounding out the top 5.
Our 9-holers were greeted by the hot air balloonists having breakfast on Saturday morningwho have used the Club as their base during the festival, it’s great to see them back! Our 9-holers played a net round with Carissa Price shooting a net 35, Bernice Parker and TerryPrice were close behind on 38, Bill Armstrong 40 and John Fricker on 41 rounding out thetop 5. Bernice Parker struck the Nearest to the Pin on 6.
Our 18-hole ladies played a stableford round with Sharrie Gibbons being the only one of thegroup to get in a full round on an impressive 30 points. Our men played a net haggle withMike Newport on 74, Trevor Clayton, Lynn Evans & David Candlish all on 76 and CraigWilson on 77. Allan Fayen won the McCarthys Transport best gross with 81 and SimonChipp got a two on 15.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 10 April 2022

The price of Trekker’s

Our 9-holers played the final round of the inaugural Wayne Buck Consulting Trekker’s Trophy last Monday on a perfect autumn day in Martinborough. Terry Price lifted the trophy with a net best 75 over two of the three rounds. He was closely followed by Wayne Buck and Tam Buckingham, both on 77. Our 9-holers thank the three host clubs for their hospitality over the competition, they reported they were well looked after.

Our 9-holers played their third round of the Rene Artois championship on Wednesday with Phil Gibbons nabbing the win with 36, Ann Richardson just missed out on countback also with 36, John Fricker, Maureen Coulson both on 37 and Bev Todd rounding out the top 5 with a net 38.

There were 24 players who turned out for Elevenses on Friday. David Candlish took out the round on 23 points, David Tunnicliffe 21, Chris Thomson 20, Bill Austin 20 & Steve Gladwell also with 20 points.

Our 9-holers were the first to tee off at the earlier daylight savings time with a stableford round over the front 9. Ann Richardson claimed the top spot on countback with 19 points, Tipi Rimene & Bev Todd both with 19, Jennifer Armstrong 17 & Bill Armstrong with 16 points. Tipi Rimene got the nearest to the pin on 6.

Our 18-holers contested the Bertha Elbe Memorial and was shared by Jane Brooking and Les Mason, both shooting 34 stableford points. Hugo Tomlin, was close behind the winners on 33 points.

Both our Interclub teams had a great weekend. The Big Guns played their relegation knock-out match against BFHGC at Martinborough, winning 9:6. Our Division 6 team hosted Ohariu Valley, and came away with an impressive 13:2 victory.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 3 April 2022

Steeles the Twilight Cup again

A field of 24 Vets players turned out for the third round of the Autumn Cup. Division 1 scores; Murray Smith 43, Jim Harris, Chris Thomson 32, Peter Bain, Steve Gladwell 31. Division 2 scores; David Candlish 39, Rob Saxton 34, Cary Clark, Max Baylis 32, Trevor Clayton 31. Nearest the pins went to Rob Saxton & Chris Thomson.

Our ladies were back out on the course after a week off after poor weather last week playing a net round. Lesley Sadler 67, Adele Gunning (visiting from Waihi) 79, Val Edwards 80 and Jane Brooking 82. Julie Murray won the All Teed Up Nearest to the Pin.

Our 9-holers were surprised by a glorious day last Wednesday for their stableford round, Terry Price stomped home with 19 points. Bev Todd, Bernice Parker, John Fricker all on 15 and Glenys Vincent on 14 points rounded out the top 5.

Our Twilight players were out in numbers for the final night this summer. Malcolm Steele managed to go back-to-back and clinch the Twilight Cup. Lance Sayer took out the Putting Trophy and Nearest to the Pin was shared by three players, all with five wins: Lance Sayer, Nigel Bailey (third year running) and Brian Field. A big thank you to all our wonderful sponsors, Tina Bailey, Wendy Wills and all the helpers who make the Twilight competition possible, we are already on the countdown for Twilight’s return on Wednesday 28 September.

There were 11 Elevenses players who braved the no so great weather on Friday, but I’m told it was all worth it to see the spectacle of one player successfully collecting 6 trees on the 10th hole! Top five went to Cary Clark 24, Rohan Wells 22, Nigel McGregor 21, Murray Smith 21, and George Rink 21 points.

Our 9-holers competed for the April Monthly Medal with Tania Andersen coming out with the victory with a net 33. John Fricker 37, Maureen Coulson 38, Craig Burt 39 & Ann Richardson 39 rounding out the top five.

Our 18-hole men played a net haggle with Rory Tomlinson shooting a net 71 and took out the McCarthys Transport Best Gross. Cary Clark 73, Murray Smith 73 James O’Connor, and Jim Harris 74 rounded out the top 5. Mark Graham was the sole winner of the Two’s on the 6th. Our 18-holer ladies also played a net haggle, top 5 were Natasha Kyd 73, Vicki Bain 75, Julie Murray 76, Pam Lewthwaite, and Lesley Sadler, both on 78.

Both our Interclub teams played away. The Big Guns played their final pool game of the season, coming up against the top of the table, Royal Wellington, at Miramar and unfortunately going down 2:13. Our Division 6 team travelled to Waikanae, also going down 4.5:10.5.

March 2022

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 27 March 2022

What turned out a nice sunny day saw 16 of our players and 6 players from Manor Park Vets turn out for a stableford competition. Scores were Mike Newport 38, Warwick Eves 37, Allan Fayen, Mike Wren 36, Cary Clark 32, Ron O’Neale, Don Kinnell 31, Jim Harris 30. Nearest the pins; Grant Smith & Allan Fayen.

Our 9-holers played the second round of the Rene Artois Cup on Wednesday with Maureen Coulson scooping up the win with a net score of 34. Phil Gibbons 37, Wayne Buck 37, Bev Todd 38 and Terry Price 39.

In the second to last week of twilight for the summer, 19 players turned out for the highly anticipated two clubs and a putter competition on a wet evening. Simon Chipp scored an impressive 25 points, James O’Connor 24, Tina Bailey 24, Nigel Bailey 23 & Barry Orme on 22 rounded out the top 5. Nearest to the pins went to Simon Chipp on 12 and Nigel Bailey on 15. The longest putt on 7 went to Jamie Morris. With the shorter days, our twilight competition will go into hibernation for the Winter and will resume in September.

Our 9-holers played a stableford round on the back 9 on Saturday with a good turnout of 12 players. Terry Price snuck in with the win on 17 points, Bev Todd and Malcolm Steele both with 16, Wayne Buck 14 and Phil Gibbons on 13. Nearest to the pin was struck by Bernice Parker.

Our 18-hole ladies played the first round of the Captain’s Trophy on Saturday with Val Edwards on 32 points, Vicki Bain on 31 and Sharrie Gibbons on 25 points. The Men played the final round of the Hill & Hughs Cup with Les Cherry lifting the silverware at the end of the day on 69 points – very nice! Cary Clark won the day on 34 points, with Trevor Clayton and Peter Woodcock both on 33 and rounding out the top 3. Martin Beaumont won the McCarthys Transport best gross and twos went to David Candlish, Mark Bebbington and James O’Connor.

In interclub news, the Big Guns played Judgeford at BFHGC, and lost narrowly 6.5:8.5. The Pop Guns travelled to Ohariu Valley, and also had a narrow loss of 7:8.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 20 March 2022

Another start to autumn weather saw 24 players turn out for the Jack ross Memorial Irish S’Ford round 2. Div1 scores; Allan Fayen, Mike Newport 72, Don Kinnell 69, Ron O’Neale 68, Chris Thomson 66. Div2 scores; Terry Price, Alex Macdonald 78, Rob Saxton 72, Max Baylis 68, Murray Burns 67. Nearest the pins; Allan Fayen. Twos went to; Allan Fayen, Ron O’Neale & Steve Gladwell.

Our ladies hosted the Martinborough girls as their greens were being cored on Wednesday morning, 20 took the course for a stableford round. Val Willis 33, Julie Murray 31, Shirley Carew 30, Val Edwards and Lesley Sadler both with 29 points rounded out our top 5 results. Jane Brooking got a two and Lesley Sadler won the All Teed Up hole.

The weather brightened up for the 9-holers who reported a pleasant round with Phil Gibbons with the win on 23 points, Terry Price 18 points & Bev Todd, 15 points rounded out the top 3.

Despite the weather being mixed, there was another good turnout for Twilight with Ben Bailey on 27 points, Nic Craig 26, Barry Orme 26, Jamie Morris 25 and Lance Sayer 23 points. Nearest to the pins went to Brian Field on 9, Ben Bailey on 12 and Lance Sayer on 15. The longest drive on 11 went to Ben Bailey – collecting all the prizes! The last round of Twilight for this summer is Wednesday, 30 March.

Friday’s Elevenses were lucky with some nice weather, Chris Thomson took the honours with 25 points, Nigel McGregor 24, Cary Clark 23, Gary Cuttance 22, and John Fricker on 21 points.

Another busy day Saturday for the course, our 9-holers played the front 9 seeing another strong turnout. Craig Burt 22 points, Ann Richardson 21, Tam Buckingham 21, Tania Anderson, and Bev Todd both with 19. Wayne Buck got nearest to the pin on hole 6.

Our 18-holer ladies played the second round of the Broadbent Cup with Val Edwards on 37 points, Tash Kyd 36 and Jane Brooking 34 points. Our 18-holer men played the first round of the Hills & Hugh’s Cup; Don Kinnell 37, Les Cherry 36, Mark Bebbington, John Drury, and Graham Hutchby all with 35 points. Bill McLinden won the first round of the McCarthy’s Transport Best Gross with 78. Bill Linden, Cary Clark, Val Edwards, Mark Bebbington and Nigel Tomlin all recorded twos.

Lastly, our Big Guns Interclub team had a bye this week and the Pop Guns hosted Mornington at home very early on Saturday with an 8.5:6.5 win.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 13 March 2022

Members making the most of summer twilight”

A cloudy but humid morning saw 24 players turn out for a stroke competition. Division 1 scores; Mike Wren 67, Murray Smith 68, Grant Smith 73, Don Kinnell, Jim Harris 74. Division 2 scores; David Tunnicliffe 69, Ray Friend 70, John Vallely 71, Max Baylis, Rob Saxton 74. Nearest the pins; Joe Eru & Ron O’Neale. Twos went to Joe Eru, George Rink & Mike Wren.

Our 9-holers played their first net round of the Rene Artois championship on Wednesday over the back 9. Susanne Fuller took the honours with 34, Phil Gibbons 35, Terry Price 38, John Fricker and Maureen Coulson both with 39.

Our ladies were back out after their round was rained out last week, Sharrie Gibbons 70, Donna Burns 70 and Janet Pincock with 74.

It was another good turnout for twilight with lots wanting to make the most of what’s left of summer’s sunny long days. Malcom Steele 26, Nigel Bailey 25, Lance Sayer 25, Les Cherry 24, Ben Bailey 24 & Darryn Wilkins 24. Nearest the Pins were Nic Craig on 9, Barry Orme on 12 & Brian Field on 15. The longest putt on number 10 went to Lance Sayer.

There were 14 players who turned out to enjoy a nice round on Friday for elevenses. Steve Gladwell 24, Murray Smith 22, Ian Brinkworth 22, Craig Burt 21 & George Rink with 22 points

An impressive field of 20 players turned out for a 9-hole stableford round over the front 9 on Saturday. Wayne Buck with a staggering 26 won, Craig Burt 21, Bernice Parker 19, Natasha Kyd 18, and Bev Todd 17 rounded out the top 5. Nearest to the pin on 6 went to Anthony Gibbons and Wayne Buck with a two on the same hole.

A small field for our 18-holers with Interclub underway, Val Edwards claimed the ladies round with 36. Mark Bebbington, Murray Smith and Ben Bailey all with 68. Our Interclub teams had mixed results, our Pop Guns hosted Waikanae at home losing the battle 4.5 to 10.5. Meanwhile, our Top Guns secured an awesome win 9:6 against BFHGC.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 6 March 2022

Our 9-holers enjoyed the generous hospitality of Mahunga GC on Monday for the second round of the Trekkers Trophy, current standings see Wayne Buck leading the pack on 77 points, Jennifer Armstrong 80, Craig Burt, Nigel McGregor 83, John Fricker 85, and Phil Gibbons 88.

Our Vets had a great turnout with 24 players looking to make their mark for round 1 of the Jack Cross Memorial Irish Stableford competition. Top results, division 1: Allan Fayen 84, Steve Gladwell, Mark Graham 72, Chris Thomson 71, Cary Clark 68. Division 2 scores; Trevor Clayton 79, Terry O’Neill 69, David Tunnicliffe 66, Duncan Pincock, Max Baylis 64. Nearest the pins; Chris Thomson & Ron O’Neale.

Another rainy start to Wednesday morning seen only a few out on course, our 9-holers played a par round with Bernice Parker +1 showing the men how it’s done, Wayne Buck 0, Phil Gibbons 1 & John Fricker 4.

As the weather cleared throughout the day, twilight seen a better turnout, Hugo Tomlin 26 points, David Wills, Lance Sayer, Barry Orme, Nigel McGregor, and Jamie Morris all with 24 points. Nearest the Pins went to James O'Connor on 12 and Barry Orme on 15. Admiral's Challenge for the longest putt on 14 was Lance Sayer. Putting competition winners David Wills and Nigel McGregor with 15 putts.

It was a beautiful sunny Friday four our Elevenses players but only 11 players turned up. Top results were Murray Smith, Nigel McGregor, and Chris Thomson with 22 points, Cary Clark on 20 points, John Fricker and Gary Cuttance with 19 points.

Our 9-holers played their monthly medal nett match with Tipi Rimene, one of our new players, taking the honours with 32, Bernie Parker 32, Wayne Buck 35, John Fricker 36, and Craig Burt 39. The 18-holer men played the final round of the Clareville Trophy. Mark Graham cleaned up with +4, good golf, and Mark Johnston did enough to hold off a charging field to lift the Cup after play! The ladies round was won by Janet Pincock with a net 70.

In Men’s InterClub, our Division 1 got a 7.5:7.5 draw against Wainuiomata at Judgeford the Division 2 team came back to earth with a thud, collecting a 5.5:9.5 loss at BFHGC. Our ladies played Martinborough at Eketāhuna in the Riverside Cup and got a 3.5:2.5 win last Friday. Finally, our Marquis Shield team played their final catch-up game from last season - managing to secure a hard-fought draw and thus dodge the competition’s wooden spoon, well done to all of you!

February 2022

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 27 February 2022

A lovely sunny Tuesday seen 28 players turnout out for round 2 of the Autumn Cup. Division 1 scores; Grant Smith 37, Murray Smith 36 & Steve Gladwell 35. Division 2 scores - Ralph Klaffke 29, David Tunnicliffe 28 & Cary Clark 26. Nearest the pin went to Murray Smith and John Vallely got a two.

This week’s twilight honours went to Nigel Bailey 25 points, Les Cherry 25 points and Barry Orme on 23 points. Nearest to the Pin was struck by Simon Chipp on 12 and Jamie Morris on 15. Greg Hilston snuck the longest putt on 16.

Friday’s Elevenses top results were Murray Smith with 25 points, Steve Gladnell with 23 points and Carry Clark with 20 points.

A stunning Saturday seeing more green fee players than club members on the course. Our 9-holers played a stableford round with Craig Burt 19, Malcolm Steele 15 and Nigel McGregor 15 taking out top three. John Fricker got nearest to the pin on 6. The 18-holer ladies played a net round with Pam Leithwaite shooting 75. The men played a par round, Mark Johnston cleaned up with a +4 round.

Carterton Golf Club Results - week ending 20 February 2022

Cyclone Dovi’s visit over the weekend seen much of the course under water and closed at the start of the week delaying the start of the week, a big thank you to everyone who helped the clean-up efforts to reopen ahead of a big week of play. On Wednesday morning, our Ladies were the first to play with Glenys Vincent 34, Julie Murray 34 and Val Edwards 32 taking out the top three. Our 9-holers also played a net round, the top results were Sussane Fuller 35, Bev Todd 39 and John Fricker 39.

Twilight was well attended with 25 players on a nice summery evening. Results were Tash Kyd 26, Nic Craig, Nigel Bailey, Tina Bailey, and Les Cherry all with 23 points. Nearest to the pins were Nigel Bailey, Craig Burt, and Hugo Tomlin. Admiral’s Challenge for the longest putt on 10 was Mark Johnstone and Pro-V net birdie on 14 to Tash Kyd.

Our Vets moved their play to Thursday, a fine day after all the rain, having 23 players turn out for a stableford competition. Scores on count back were Clive Vincent 35, Peter Bain, Rob Saxton 34, Joe Eru, Mike Newport 33. Nearest the pin went to Bill Armstrong.

A smaller turnout for Friday’s Elevenses with 11 players, results were Steve Gladwell 27, Craig Burt 24, and Graham Hutchby 22.

Saturday saw an impressive 147 rounds played across the day. The Club hosted the Waikanae Cup Division 1 Men’s Interclub with 80 players from around the Wellington region. Our team, the Big Guns, secured a 7.5 - 7.5 draw against Paraparaumu. The Smaller Guns played at Mornington with an 8 – 7 win. Saturday’s club day participants enjoyed watching the pros making their way around the course, the men’s haggle was a par round, which was won comfortably by Ben Bailey with a score of +5. Tash Kyd won the ladies stableford haggle on a count back with a score of 39. The 9-holers played their monthly medal game, and Ann Richardson romped home with a net 31.

January 2022

Week Ending 30 January 2022

Great turn out for the Vets opening day last Tuesday with 31 players turning up for a stableford competition.

Div 1 scores: Wayne Taylor 44, Jim Harris 43, Ron O’Neale 40, Allen Fayen, Mark Graham 38, Peter Bain 37, Ian Brinkworth 36, Murray Smith, Don Kinnell 35. Div 2 scores: George Rink 43, Garry Smith, Rob Saxton 40, John Vallely 38, Alex MacDonald 37, Brian McKeown 35. Twos went to: George Rink And Bill Armstrong and nearest the pins Ian Brinkworth.

Due to some of our 18 hole ladies playing in the Chartered Clubs North Island Tournament at Whakatane our Wednesday and Saturday numbers were down. The 9 hole golf had a good turn out the weather was quite warm at all times though a bit of rain came over. A par competition was played with the following results: Bernice Parker +2, Phil Gibbons +1, Wayne Buck 0,John Fricker -1, Maureen Coulson -1, Sharrie Gibbons -1, Terry Price -2, Ann Richardson -2, Bill Armstrong -2, Susanne Fuller-2, Bev Todd-3.

Warm conditions helped a good field turn out to play Twilight Golf. Results: Hugo Tomlin 27, Mark Graham 25, William Orsborn 25, Simon Chipp 24, Barry Orme 24, James O’Connor 24. Nearest the pins went to: James O’Connor, Craig Burt and Lance Sayer. The Admirals Challenge longest putt was James O’Connor.

A nice sunny day last Friday had 17 players turn out to play Elevenses. Results: Terry Price 25, Steve Gladwell 24, George Rink 23, John Fricker 22, Murray Smith 22, Brian McKeown 22, Peter Bain 21, Phil Gibbons 21, Cary Clark 21 and David Tunnicliffe 21.

Hot temperatures again on Saturday but we still had alot of players out there. We had the Men’s Interclub team the Waikanae Cup playing away at Paraparaumu. They played Miramar with the result : 6.5 Carterton – 8.5 Miramar. Our other team Div 6 Wairarapa Salver played at Carterton playing Paraparaumu the results were: 12.5 Carterton – 2.5 Paraparaumu. The competition for the day was a Par competition for both the ladies and men. Results: Les Mason 3, John Drury,3, Mark Bebbington 2, Ben Bailey 2,Mike Newport 2, Trevor Clayton 1,Peter Woodcock 0, Cary Clark 0, Cameron Coutts -1, Jim Harris -1,Graham Hutchby -1,Les Cherry -1,Hugo Tomlin -2, Mark Graham -2. Twos went to Craig Wilson and Ian Brinkworth.

The 9 holers played a Nett mixed competition for the Enneadic Cup it was a close run competition. The winners were: Phil Gibbons and Natasha Kyd, runners up were: Tam Buckinham and Vicki Knapp, Maureen Coulson and Wayne Buck.

Week ending 23 January 2022

Last Tuesday saw the Vets have a great turnout of players ready to play a stableford competition. Results: Garry Smith 44, Rob Saxton, Terence O’Neill and Terry Price 41, George Rink and Alex MacDonald 40, Mike Wren, Steve Gladwell, Brian McKeown 38, Mark Graham and Joe Eru 37, Ian Brinkworth and Peter Bain 36.

Wednesday had the 18 hole ladies play a stableford competion with a few more ladies taking up the early start tee off at 9:30am. Results were: Jane Brooking 43, Julie Murray 36, Lesley Sadler 38, Glenys Vincent 36 and Donna Burns 35. The 9 hole players played a net medal competition with the following results: Wayne Buck 30, Maureen Coulson, Bernice Parker 35, Maureen Wood and Terry Price 36.

A smaller crowd of our regulars turned up at Twlight, alot of people starting back to work last week and the heat of the day was a contributing factor. Results: Mark Johnston, Ant Gibbons, Brian Field, Les Cherry, Jamie Morris, Malcolm Steele. Nett birdie went to: Mark Graham. Nearest the pins were: Ben Bailey x2, David Wills. Admiral Challenge, longest putt went to Hugo Tomlin.

Last Friday’s Elevenses had a good turnout of players. Results : Terry Price 34, John Fricker 26, Max Bayliss 25, George Rink 25, Bill Armstrong 25, Phil Gibbons 24, Graham Huchby 23, Peter Bain 23.

On a hot Saturday both the men and women played their respective final round of the summer cups. The cups are stableford played over 5 rounds with the best of 3 rounds winning. The men’s stableford day’s results were: Hugo Tomlin 43, Colin Larsen 40, Peter Woodcock 40, Greg Hilston 38, Nic Craig 37, Les Cherry 37, Graham Hutchby 37. Twos for the day went to: John Vallely, Colin Larsen and Nic Craig. The men’s winner of this year’s Summer Cup was Hugo Tomlin with 121 stableford. The ladies results for Saturday were Val Edwards 38, Jane Brooking 34. The ladies winner of this year’s Summer Cup was Val Edwards with 114 stableford.

Our 9 Holers also played a stableford competition, results were: Ann Richardson 26, Phil Gibbons 24, Tania Anderson 23, Carissa Price 22, Terry Price 19. Twos went to: Tania Anderson and Rebekah Quirke. Nearest the pin went to Lynn Murrell.

Week ending 16 January 2022

The hot temperatures have had us see a lot of people out on the course early in the morning or late afternoons to beat the sun’s heat. The vets were back on the course last Tuesday with a good turn out playing a stableford competition, with these results I think the course must be playing well. Results: Gary Cuttance 43, George Rink 41, John Drury 40, Steve Gladwell 37, Brian McKeown 37, Rob Saxton 37, Ron O’Neale 36, Clive Vincent 35, Duncan Pincock 35, Don Kinnell 35.

In very hot conditions last Wednesday a few ladies turned up to play a stableford competition. Results: Lesley Sadler 39, Donna Burns 38, Sharrie Gibbons 36, Jane Brooking 35, Julie Murray 34. The mixed 9 holers also played a stableford competition with the following results: Terence O’Neill 25, Wayne Buck 22, Terry Price, Maureen Coulson and John Fricker 18.

A good turnout for Twilight golf, a few people are starting back to work now, so are enjoying coming back after a day’s work to relax on the golf course. Results: Les Cherry 26, Simon Chipp 26, Nigel McGregor 25, Maxine Moss 25,Mark Graham 25, Jamie Morris 24. Nearest the pins went to: Brian Field and Maxine Moss. Admirals Challenge longest putt went to Mark Johnston.

Slightly cooler temperatures for last Friday’s Elevenses. Results: Cary Clark 28, Gary Cuttance 25, Wayne Buck 25, Les Cherry 24, Ian Brinkworth 24, Terry Price 23, David Tunnicliffe 22, David Candish 22, John Fricker 21, Bill Armstrong 21.

Another cracker of a day on Saturday a big field turning out to play. The men played a par competition, ladies played another stableford round towards the Summer Cup and the mixed 9 holers played a par competition. The Men’s results were: Nic Craig 3, Graham Hutchby 3, Colin Larsen 2, Brian Field 1, John Drury 0,David Candish 0,Dean Sadd 0, Trevor Clayton 0, Duncan Pincock -1, Ant Gibbons -1. The Men’s Hidden Hole competition was won by Greg Hilston. The day’s twos went to: Mark Babbington, Grant Smith, Trevor Barnard, Nic Craig and Greg Hilston an Eagle. The ladies results: Janet Pincock 41, Val Edwards 39. The 9 hole results: Nigel McGregor 5, Maureen Coulson 5, Bernice Parker 5, John Fricker 5. Nearest the pin went to: Carissa Price and the twos went to Nigel McGregor.