was that all of the players rotated the tee box that were used, which were the white, yellow and the
green tees (which are used for the youngest members of the club.)
The results were a number of good scores being returned. Leading the way were Shane Stewart and
Damian Kauika with scores of 46 points, with Paul Croft and third place with 45 points, followed by Di
Hunter and Maurice O’Reilly on 44 points, and then Allan Biel and Kevin Hunter on 43 points each. There
were no holes in two scored on the day.
The Makes Cents Accounting nearest to the pin on the first hole was taken by Shane Stewart, with
Damian Apiata taking out the Liquorland Masterton one on the third hole, Michelle Coley the McAuleys
transport Ltd one on the sixth hole, Graeme Dick the Pak’N Save Masterton one on the eighth hole and
Anita Karaitiana the Alister Bruce Affordable Sheds one on the tenth hole. The Dinah and Deb Keats
Professionals Real Estate one on the seventeenth hole was not struck.
The previous Saturday saw the first rounds of the interclub competition being played, with the top team
from Mahunga producing a winning score of 10 matches to 5, while the second team travel away to play
the Shandon team at their course and they ended up with a meritorious six matches to the hosts nine.
Those are played in the third round of the summer cup on the last Saturday in January saw some good
scores returned, with Tim Atkins and Allan Biel sharing the honours with 43 points, with Haira Paku the
next best on 40 points. There were no holes in two scored on the day.
On Tuesday the veterans group played in a par competition, which also saw some good scores
produced. Leading the way in the ladies division was Janet Shaw with a score of 11 up on par, with
Judith O’Connor the runner up on seven up and then Nan McNae on four up.
In the men’s division Roger Stenton came out on top with a score of eight up, which was one better than
Blair Harvey in second place, with Meki Lauvi taking third place on four up.
The ladies nearest to the pin on the third hole went to Maria Lauvi I and the one on the sixth hole went
to Nan McNae, while the men’s division Roger Stenton took out the one on the sixth hole and Meki
Lauvi I took out the one on the seventh hole.
This coming Saturday sees the first round of trophy matches leading to be completed, with the
competition of the day being a medal round.
On Sunday the Mahunga Golf Club will be hosting the Wairarapa shootout, which will feature four
players from each of five clubs in the District, with the first blows being struck at 8:30 AM.