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2024 MEN’S 54 HOLE MATCHPLAY KING’S BIRTHDAY TOURNAMENT

Our annual 54 Hole Men’s Matchplay event was held over the long weekend, with 36 holes being played on Saturday 1st June, and the final round being played on Sunday. We had a full field with representatives from 16 clubs, including as far away as St Clair in Dunedin and from Tauranga in the north. Thanks to everyone who came along to play – as always it was a great weekend, with lots of fun and laughter along the way!

A big thanks to our tournament sponsors Thrive Financial and Speights Alehouse Palmerston North. Thanks also to our Men’s Match Committee for their hard work in making this tournament come together, and for the wee tweaks on the course, that make things just that little bit more challenging!

Results

Division One – Winner – Ryan Rooney, Runner-up – Sam Towers, Flight Winner – Nathan Clark

Division Two – Winner – Jakob Bird, Runner-up – Ethan Ward, Flight Winner – Anton Hughes

Division Three – Winner – Warren Herbert, Runner-up – Tawio Makene, Flight Winner – Ben Anderson

Division Four – Winner – Glen Stephens, Runner-up – Dave Goddard, Flight Winner – Damian Walker

Division Five – Winner – Jayden Hunter, Runner-up – Hamish Watson, Flight Winner – Madden Chittenden

Division Six – Winner – Craig Evans, Runner-up – Ray Moore-Feu’u, Flight Winner – Paul Gavegan

Division Seven – Winner – Theo Gambitsis, Runner-up – Ben James, Flight Winner – Duncan Webb

Division Eight – Winner – Steve Cox, Runner-up – Gary Worsley, Flight Winner – Tim Woodward

Division Nine – Winner – Kelvin Orr, Runner-up – Danny O’Connell, Flight Winner – Steve Ryan

Division Ten – Winner – Gordon Shirkey, Runner-up – Sam Jones, Flight Winner – Paul King

NTP – Thanks to Tim Adlam from Speights Alehouse Palmerston North for sponsoring the nearies.

SaturdaySunday
2ndKelvin OrrLuke Worthington
4thSteve RyanTheo Gambitsis
9thBen AndersonTim Woodward
11thBrad SinclairAnton Hughes
17thLuke Worthington
HOLE IN ONE!
Peter Thompson
10th for 2 shotsSteve LochheadWarren Herbert
18th for 3 shotsBrad SinclairAnthony Ilton-Maher

For those who didn’t make it through to match play finals, we run a stableford competition on Sunday. Congrats to Trevor Ward who won with 36 points.

A big thanks to Lisa in the Golf Shop who ensures everything is organised and runs as smoothly as possible! Also thanks to our Bar and Kitchen staff – Aaron, Morgan, Bud, Emma and Emma who kept everyone well fed and watered!

See you all again next year!

Happy Golfing

2024 9 HOLE OPEN DAY 27th MAY

A great turnout despite some arctic conditions for our 9 holer’s open day with 83 in the field.

Well done to everyone who came along and braved the rain and cold!

In the women’s competition congratulations to Francis Clark who won the Gross competition in Division One with 49 (on countback over Cheryl Harper). Maureen Shannon won division two with a gross score of 53.

In the men’s competition, Phil Wahanui took home the top spot in the Gross category after shooting 42, with Chris Bell winning division two with a gross score of 50.

In our stableford competition, Cheryl Harper took out the Division One comp with 20 points, and Barbara Smith came in 2nd with 19 points. In Division Two, Louise White took the win with 24 points, and Yvonne Ohlson came 2nd on countback from Dee Amor with 21 points.

For the men, Murray Crawford won the Division One comp on 19 points with Gordon Piets coming in 2nd on countback.

Graham Cottrill won the Division Two competition with 21 points, with Bob Dann coming in 2nd with 19 points (on countback with Barry Rollinson and Stephen Whitford).

The only twos of the day went to Sue Chard on the 9th and Iesha Adrian-Mansfield on the 17th.

Once again, thanks to everyone for coming along to support, and we look forward to hosting you all again next year!

2024 MIXED NINE HOLER’S 9+9 TOURNAMENT

Our mixed 9 holer’s hosted their annual 9+9 Golf Tournament on the 10th & 11th April in it’s fourth successful year!

We had 53 in the field representing 14 clubs, coming from as far afield as Walton Golf club in Matamata and Mount Maunganui!

The format for the 9+9 Challenge is 9 holes on Wednesday afternoon followed by a delicious dinner – a big thanks to Aaron and Nicky – our Eatery 1487 team who looked after everyone so well! Thanks also to Dan, Trevor, Jonty and the Band for the entertainment!

The 2nd 9 holes is played on Thursday morning followed by lunch and prizegiving. A really fun format, and we had fantastic conditions this year!

Congratulations to Feilding’s Graham Pedley who has won the 9+9 Trophy for the second year in a row! Well done Graham!

WOMEN
DIVISION ONE
NETWOMEN
DIVISION TWO
NETMEN’S DIVISIONNET
Vicky Bradley68Justine Crabb65Graham Pedley62
Diane Corbett69Sherryl Howie69Trevor Fergus63
Kelly Pollard70Carol Kupa70Garry Marshall66
Cheryl Harper72Erina Bell72Dan Flanagan68
Tarnea Leslie73Karen Harvey72Darryl Warren70
Barb Flanagan73Pauline Ross72Chris Bell70
Best GrossBest Gross
Diane Corbett90Trevor Fergus83
Two’sTwo’s
Christine Alexander4thGordon Piets9th & 11th
Jan Mullane11th

Thanks to our committee for all their efforts in organising the tournament, and to our sponsors who provided a lot of the raffle prizes. Big shout out to Turners Gifts and Luggage who always go above and beyond!

Thanks again everyone for coming along and good golfing!

2023 / 2024 BUSINESS HOUSE RESULTS

We’ve had a busy and successful Business House season this year, with our Finals Night being played on the 28th March. The winners had been decided the week before – finals night was a fun Ambrose event.

We had 18 teams vying for top honours this year – thanks to all of our teams for getting involved!

Here’s how the teams stacked up looked after 18 rounds:

1stTricklebanks
2ndHiggins Concrete
3rdHappy Hookers
4thShanksalot
5thHackers
6thHonkihori
7thRough Cuts
8thUp the Pars
9thBogey Boys
10thHawaiaan Slicers
11thAmigos
12thBrandt Equipment
13thMisfits
14th equalCBS
14th equalCrushers
16thBirdie Burglars
17thWho’s Your Caddy
18thCourtesy Ford

Congratulations to Tricklebanks who took out the overall win this year! The shop will hook you up with some awesome credit ūüôā

Our wooden spooners this year was Courtesy Ford, but it was awesome to see them getting involved with the majority of the team new golfers. They win a group lesson!

Worst score of the season went to Jorja Henderson and she scores herself a free golf lesson!

The only team to use the same 4 players every week were HACKERS! They’ve secured themselves a round of golf at Paraparaumu Beach Club.

The final round on the 28th March was a fun ambrose event.

Congratulations to Higgins who took out the win on the Front 9 and Amigos for taking the win on the back 9. They took home a box of Tiger Balls. 2nd on the Front 9 were Hacker, and 2nd on the Back 9 were Rough Cuts – they took home a box of Bridgestone e12 balls.

NTP on the 9th went to Tony Boxall and NTP on 17th was Diego Rosson.

Thanks everyone for a great season, and we look forward to seeing you all back later in the year for the 2024 / 2025 installment!

2024 WOMEN’S PAIRS PREMIER CHALLENGE

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!

NALGNZ 37th NATIONAL LEFT HANDERS TOURNAMENT

4TH – 7TH MARCH 2024 FEILDING GOLF CLUB

A fantastic week for Feilding Golf Club hosting the 37th National Left Handers tournament!

We had 84 players representing 50 Clubs (including 3 from Australia) vying for Open, Senior, Women & Super Senior titles.

In the Men’s Open Division, it was anyone’s trophy with Ethan Ward from Feilding holding a 1 shot lead over Ken Shea from Raglan heading into the final day. Feilding’s Roddy McCabe had a cracking round on Thursday shooting 70 to secure the win by 2 shots over Ethan, and winning the Bruce Poole Trophy – the second time Roddy has won this trophy, after last winning it when he was 17 – 36 years ago!! Roddy had a gross score of 302 for the 4 rounds, with Ethan runner up with a score of 304. Full results can be found here.

Steven Hitchman from Awatere Golf Club won the Mens Open Net and the Bob Charles Trophy with a 4 round net score of 286. Richard Hodge from Eketahuna was runner up. Net results can be found here.

In the Men’s Senior Gross competition, Warren Herbert from Manawatu was the recipient of the Rei Thompson trophy with a 4 round score of 322. Runner up was Tony Stowes from Te Aroha. Full results can be found here.

In the Men’s Senior Net competition and winning the Barry Turner trophy, with a net score of 289 was Bob Denton from Waiuku. Runner up was Ian Mackay from Rangitikei. Full results can be found here.

In the Women’s competition, and winning the overall gross for the 18th time and with a 77 shot lead was Lisa Herbert ūüôā Lisa wins the Keith Plier Trophy. Winning the Bob Harrington Trophy for best net, was Annette Purves. The Askew trophy for best stableford was won by Janelle Lewis. All women’s results can be found here.

Winning the Life members Trophy for the Super Seniors competition, which was 2 rounds played Tuesday and Thursday, was Judy Jensen from Wanganui. Judy also won the best 1 net round – the John Barbour Trophy with a net round of 66 on Thursday!

In other prizes, Richard Hodge from Eketahuna won the Lionel Kelly Trophy for the Men’s Open best net, last 2 rounds (68, 69). Bob Denton from Waiuku won the Tom Armstrong Trophy for the Men’s Senior best net, last 2 rounds (69, 71). Roddy McCabe from Feilding won the Nigel Osborne Trophy for the best gross round (70).

The Kakapo Trophy for the best District team of 4 was won by Auckland – Barry Matthews, Bob Denton & Greg Limond. The Schweppes trophy for the best Club team was won by Rangitikei #2 – Geoff Ingram, Ian Mackay & Wallace Miller. The Australia vs New Zealand Fenemor Trophy which was contested by John Hills & Barry Patton for NZ and Peter Robson & Cec Bailey for Australia was won by New Zealand!

A big thank you to our Major Sponsor Ros Chapman from You Travel in Feilding – Ros donated a Hole in One Prize for the 9th Hole – as it was not struck, the $1000 has been donated to Mercy Ships NZ who do fantastic work off the coast of Africa deploying hospital ships to low-income countries ‚Äď improving the quality of life for people living with the multi-dimensional impact of poverty, disfigurement, and disability.

City Honda in Palmerston North donated a $200 voucher for anyone who had a Hole in One during the tournament – as this also was not stuck, we did a lucky draw and the recipient was Nigel Messenger.

We’d also like to thank all of our sponsors, to the team at Eatery 1487 who kept everyone very well fed and watered, to the NALGNZ committee and all the staff at Feilding Golf Club for a very successful tournament.

We look forward to seeing you at next year’s tournament being held on the 7th – 10th April at Napier Golf Club!

2023 ANNUAL REPORT

Please download your copy of the 2023 Annual Report here.

If you have any questions, please email gm@feildinggolfclub.co.nz.

If you are coming to the AGM on the 4th December and you have general business to raise, please also email gm@feildinggolfclub.co.nz so the Board can have answers prepared.

2023 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS DAY

A bit of a mixed bag weather wise for our Club Champs Finals Day on Sunday 15th October, but some great golf was played! Congratulations to everyone who made the final and thanks to everyone who came out on the day to play, support, caddy and referee.

Your winners for 2023.

Senior Mens Championship – JS Tingey Cup

Roddy McCabe – runner up, Anton Hughes

Senior Women’s Championship

Lisa Herbert – runner up Von Walker

Intermediate Men’s Championship – Moffitt, Stitchbury, Little Cup

Tony Boxall – runner up Sam Hitchman

Intermediate Women’s Championship

Gaynor Ruawai – runner up Janis Jeffers

Junior Men’s Championship

Paul Wolland – runner up Ray Morris

Senior Flight – Hegarty Cup

Seb Baker – runner up Damian Walker

Intermediate Flight – Morgan Cup

Bob Gillespie – runner up Theo Gambitsis

Junior Flight – Hutana Cup

Tim Woodward – runner up Lee Welsh

Senior Women’s Plate

Sharon Boxall – runner up Rebecca Ward

Intermediate Women’s Plate

Rosemary Blunden – runner up Rosemary Signal

Junior Women’s Championship

Virginia Ryan – runner up Cindy Gordon

Junior Women’s Plate – Paddy Ofsoski, runner up Ricelle Ebert

Junior B Men’s – Gonville Saunders – Rudi Otto, runner up Paul Blakeley

Junior Men’s 2nd 16 – AC Wilson Trophy

Keith Edmonds – runner up Sam Jones

Intermediate Men’s 2nd 16 – Dick Trophy – Ray Moore-Feu’u, runner up Maurice Jackson

Senior Men’s 2nd 16 – EM Hare Trophy – Shaun Sloan, runner up Kevin Smith

9 Hole Senior Men – Alistair Swan, runner up Phil Wahanui

9 Hole Junior Mens Championship

Terry Blackler, runner up Dan Flanagan

9 Hole Junior Women

Barbara Flanagan – runner up Liz Waller

9 Hole Senior Women

Mary McGovern – runner up, Judy Gregory

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