The Club competition on Saturday was a Medal + Putting round and in group 1 first was Chris Wenden with 94, from Ivan Karaitiana with 98 and Jeremy Harp on 99. In group 2 first was Mike King on 103 followed by Brian Chappell, Derek Bentley and Ken Downing all on 105. Ivan Karaitiana scored the only hole in two, and the nearest the pins went to Chris Wenden, Shane Stewart, Byron Karaitiana and Hiro Maeno.
Featherston Golf Club joined us at Mahunga on Sunday for the annual Steffert Trophy challenge and even with the rain there was a good turnout from both clubs. The competition of the day was Stableford and in group 1 Stu Northe got Troy Shaw on countback with 37 points and they were followed by Brian Russo on 36 points. In group 2 Bob Schofield posted a round we haven't seen for a few months and scored 45 points to easily take the group from Pat Melaugh and Kevin Gibbs with 39 points.
On Tuesday the vets got the balmy weather and played a Par round. In the men's division first on 5 up was Terry Tacon from Ross Ireland. In the ladies division first was Nan McNae on 2 up from Nolene Stevenson on 1 up. Nolene Stevenson got the nearest the pin on no. 3 and Ross Ireland took the one on no. 6.
This weekend sees the Club Championship finals being played and some over 36 holes the course will be closed on Saturday for general play so get along and support the finalists. On Sunday the club competition is a Stableford round.
Congratulations to Cheycoda Cocks who is representing Mahunga and the Wellington District at the Junior Girls Interprovincial at Rotorua this week. Cheycoda won her first 2 matches against Auckland and Canterbury, and the Wellington team had a 4/2 win over Auckland and a 3 all draw with Canterbury. There are still 4 rounds to go so all the best to the Wellington team and our own Cheycoda Cocks.