year. The top team and division A2 were playing against Miramar at Miramar, and they found the going
difficult. In the fourball competition the Mahunga team were running able to secure one win and in the
singles matches they were able to claim two wins and a half. So after two rounds the team has 13 ½
points which leaves them just below the middle of the table.
The division B2 team were at home to the Waikanae team. In the fourball matches the Mahunga team
came out on top by three wins to 2, while the honours were shared in the singles matches, which gave
the team a win by 8 matches to 7. This result leaves the team in the middle of the competition.
The club competition at home on Saturday was a medal round. Leading the way in this competition was
Neville Biel with a score of 65 nett, with Meki Lauvi I the runner up on a 67 nett followed by Martin
Andrew and Allan Biel with 68 nett scores.
The Makes Cents nearest to the pin on the first hole was not struck but the Liquorland Masterton one
on the third hole, the Pak’N Save Masterton one on the eighth hole and the Dinah and Deb one on the
seventeenth hole were taken out by Phillip Granich. The McAuleys transport Ltd one on the sixth hole
went to Allan Biel and the Alister Bruce Affordable Sheds one on the tenth hole went to Neville Biel.
There were no holes in two scored on the day.
Sunday’s club competition was a stableford round, which saw some good scores posted leading the way
was Brian Chappell with a total of 46 points, with Darryl Coley the runner up on 42 points followed by
Ross Ireland on 41 points and Paul Beech on 40 points. Holes in two were scored by Darryl Coley, Greg
Granich and Ray Cocks.
On Tuesday the veterans group played in a two-person Ambrose competition. It was tight at the top
with both Bevan Hefferen and Judith O’Connor and Peter Campbell and Roger Stenton both finished
with 43 netts, with Ross Ireland and Nan McNae taking third place on 44 nett. In the nine hole division
Irene Phelps and Gordon Wilton finished with a nett 20. There were two nearest to the pins on the sixth
hole the men’s one going to Ross Ireland and the ladies one to Nan McNae. There was one hole in two
scored on the day, with Maria Lauvi I holding a long putt.
This coming Saturday has a par competition, which will also be the first round of the Clarke Rosebowl
On Sunday the Mahunga golf club will host the first round of the Tilson salver competition for this year,
while the men will be at the Carterton golf club for the first round of the Marquis Shield competition.
For those playing at home the competition of the day will be a stableford round.