Our annual women’s pairs two day Premier Challenge tournament is a highlight on our calendar and our Women’s committee have been working hard behind the scenes to pull everything together.

Rebecca had ordered fine weather, and Day One at Rangatira Golf Club on Thursday 21st March was a stunner! With 44 pairs in the field we had almost a full field with players representing 16 clubs from around the North Island.

Dinner at Feilding Golf Club on Thursday evening, with some entertainment provided by Jonty Ward.

Pairs Best Ball Stableford is the format on Day One. Congratulations to our Day One prizewinners, receiving Mitre 10 vouchers:

Division OneDivision Two
1st Jo McAlley and Karen Fallaver 48pts
2nd Aven Shroder and Delwyn King 46 pts
3rd Rachel Williams and Bron Bielby 44pts
4th Carolyn Koch and Pauline Corbett 43 pts
5th Celina Turner and Rachel Rowe 41 pts
6th Dale BAin and Mary Smith 41pts
7th Rosemary and LIz Signal 40pts
8th Sharon Atkins and Jenny McKelvie 40pts
1st Barbara Stuckey and Mary Campbell 47 pts
2nd Marina Gopperth and Brenda Duffy 45pts
3rd Kuia Byford and Joan Griffiths 45 pts
4th Joy Greenless and Kim Woodward 44pts
5th Trisha Crawford and Nicole Mancer 44pts
6th Jane Bolton Riley and Jenny Stewart 43pts
7th Ann Schnell and Catherine Templeton 40pts
8th Sue Whiting and Norrey Simmons 40 pts

Friday morning also dawned bright and shiny with the format being individual stableford – some impressive scoring made for a tightly contested competition!

Overall 1st prize with 125 points (on countback) went to Rosemary and Liz Signal collecting $300 each travel vouchers and travel vouchers kindly sponsored by Ros Chapman from You Travel Feilding.

Overall 2nd prize also with 125 points (on countback) was Marina Gopperth and Brenda Duffy – each winning Merigolf Vouchers and hats, kindly sponsored by Amanda Lupton of Merigolf NZ.

Individual prizes for Day Two were sponsored by Turners Gifts and Luggage – pick of the table!

Division One
Jenny Stewart 41 pts
Sue Green 39 pts
Mary Smith 38 pts
Rebecca Ward 37 pts
Carolyn Koch 36 pts
Gaynor Ruawai 36 pts
Aven Schroder 35 pts
Mary Wilson 35 pts
Rachel Williams 35 pts
Bronwyn Beilby 34 pts
Division Two
Delwyn King 44 pts
Anne Schnell 42 pts
Kathy Henderson 41pts
Virginia Gibbs 40 pts
Judy Farquharson 40 pts
Gillian Martin 39 pts
Jan cooper 39 pts
Louisa Gordon 37 pts
Marilyn Hall 37 pts
Lindy Williamson 37 pts
Division Three
Janis Wedd 42 pts
Helen Donald 42 pts
Marie Hope 41 pts
Norrey Simmons 40 pts
Wendy Foster 40 pts
aggie Werder 39 pts
Kuia Byford 38 pts
Jane Bolton Riley 38 pts
Ann Marie Jackson 38 pts
Judy Mccrae 37 pts

A big thank you to all of our sponsors – You Travel Feilding; Property Brokers Feilding; Merigolf ; Turners Gifts & Luggage – you help us to run a successful tournament and we appreciate your help!

Thanks to the team at Eatery 1487 for providing wonderful meals and to all our Women’s committee for putting on a fab tournament! Thanks to our volunteers who helped with supplying cheese and biccies on course at Rangatira and at Feilding. Thanks to Rangatira Golf Club for hosting us all on Thursday!

And thanks to all of you who came along to support the Premier Challenge!

See you next year!

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