The B2 team were playing away at the Judgeford course, the singles matches went to the host team by 6½ to 3½, while the fourball matches saw Mahunga when 3 of the 5 matches with the other 2 going to the host team. After the 4 rounds the team are at the bottom of the table but they are only 1½ from the next team, but in their favour is that 4 of the last 6 matches will be played at Mahunga.
The club competition on Saturday was an Irish Stableford round. Leading the way was the pairing of Cheycoda Cocks and Kevin Hunter with a total of 85 points, with Ken Downing and Adam Lenz the runner’s up on 84 points. There was a gap back to Mark Logan and KevinMay on 73 points for third place.
The Makes Cents Accounting nearest to the pin on the first hole went to Vanya Arnopp, while Adam Lenz took out both the Liquorland Masterton one on the third hole and the Pak’N Save Masterton one on the eighth hole, with Cheycoda Cocks taking out the McAuleys transport Ltd one on the sixth hole and Kevin Hunter the Dinah and Deb one on the seventeenth hole. Once again the Alister Bruce Affordable Sheds nearest to the pin was not struck. There was only one hole in 2 scored on the day and that was by Adam Lenz.
On Sunday the competition was a medal round. There were some good scores posted but there were also a number of not so good scores. The best score on the day was the 64 nett posted by Di Hunter, with a gap back to Ian grant and Mark Logan on scores of 70 nett, with Kevin Hunter taking fourth place on 73 nett.
On Tuesday the veterans group played in a Chicago Stableford competition. Leading the way in the ladies group were Judith O’Connor and Janet Campbell who both had 45 points, with a gap back to Maria Lauvi I and third place. In the men’s division it was Blair Harvey came out on top with 39 points, followed by Peter Campbell on 38 and then Roger Stenton on 36 points. In the 9 hole division Gordon Wilton came out on top with 31 points followed by Irene Phelps on 25 points.
The ladies nearest to the pins on the third hole was taken out by Maria Lauvi while the one on the sixth hole went to Irene Phelps, while the men’s ones went to Peter Campbell on the sixth hole and Gordon Wilton on the seventh hole. There were no holes in 2 scored on the day.
This coming weekend will see the course very busy on the first 3 days of the long weekend. Friday will see a number of players having a practice round before the Mahunga Easter tournament on Saturday and Sunday.
The Easter tournament itself will be played on Saturday and Sunday with the format including results based on gross, nett and stableford in groups for both the men and the woman. While the field is reasonably full, late entries can be received up until mid-day on Saturday.