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News Letter Course at Covid level 1

Club Captains Report

Hello to all. Hope we are all well.

Hope everyone enjoy a fun hit last week and it did sound like it I heard I few laughs across the course. Just one story from our for Chop chop (Robert B) and Lofty played Sunstrike (Robin B) and Santa (Rob Fraser) what a laugh over the whole day, but the story goes like this:

-2nd hole Chop chips to 2 feet Lofty pulls the left for a loss .This was followed by some jibbing all the way back to the 3rd tee block…EVER HEARD OF THAT OLD SAYING HE WHO LAUGHS LAST …..well Santa put them right hand side of the green 1 then sunstrike putted all the across to the left side down the bank 2 Santa putted up and down the bank 3 Sunstrike returned the shot with a replay 4 Santa then finally got it on the green 5 foot under the hole 5 Sunstrike then place a good putt MAYBE 6 Inches above the cup for their tap in 6. HO HO HO stepped up confident with a chipper in his hand FOR 4-inch tap in above the hole and I think if one of his reindeer had let one go it would of blown the ball in but! Then he chipped it to 3 inches for 7 and rest is history (nice fully played 8 lads) Moral of the story is ….as Johnny the pro would say DON’T CHIP WHEN YOU CAN PUTT LAD…….And to finish never call the win until the LAST Putt is DOWN….. ask Santa why when you see him……

Last week JUNE 27th Saw some Match play games get completed and we are down to the business FINALS DAY THIS WEEKEND SEE TIMES BELOW. Please support our members on there bid to become the 2020 covid match play champs…what a year so far and a big thanks to all players for getting on with and getting into the finals. I wish you all the best and enjoy your day, The day will have 36 holes for most so if you have booked the allotted tee time please be aware that the match play has right of way so if they happen to catch up it will be COMPULSORY to stand aside and allow them to play through thanks.

Pennant Challenge and BBQ

The club will be hosting a BBQ on July 19th to recognize all Pennant Players who have represented the club this year. Teams will meet at the club ready for tee off at 9am, multi tee start. On completion of the matches a BBQ will be provided as appreciation for the time these members commitment to the club.

This will involve teams represented by:

• Mid-Week Ladies

• Weekend Ladies

• Men's Vets (The Old Boys) (number of teams to be confirmed)

• Senior Men (Top Guns)

• Men's No 1 Pennant (Can Be Contenders)

• Men's No 2 Pennant (Just About)

All team captains to organize their own teams and provide numbers to Robin before 12th July so that team match ups can be scheduled and advised prior to the day. The matches will be played under handicap pennants with shots given. ES

This week club champs Saturday and the 3 person Ambrose on Sunday so have fun and hope the weather plays it part .

Pennant shirts please can we have them returned by all thanks team. And sign it off in the book at the bar cheers.


Waitara New World Wednesday Club.

The day didn’t look great as the sun rose with rain until 8 30am that kept a lot of lads away, The course staff didn’t want any golf carts on the course as we had two days of rain and it was very wet under foot. This was also due to the coming events the mid monthly, the club match play finals and the tournament on Sunday.

With only 14 that turned up to play the Wednesday Committee cancelled the third round of stoke play until next week. Those that played had a good day with no rain although it was cool around the ears.

The best of the day was Peter Pearce with a net score of 73 to win a $20.00 Waitara New World Voucher, Rodney Jupp 75 for $10.00.

Dave Yates, Jim Newlove and Mike Burkhart all 76 net for $5.00. Peter Pearce had the only 2 picking up 2 golf balls. Raffle winners. Jim, Juppy, JC, Greg Fowler, Phil Wilson, Trevor Hughes and Geoff Peters picking up 2.

TARANAKI 5000.Sunday 23rd August at the Manaia Golf Club. Tickets from Nick at Taranaki Golf $100.00 Each. A round of golf with prizes and cash draws.Cheers, Wednesday Committee.


Wednesday Club


Men's Tour 2020

Men's Tour 2020 Hi guys - The trip is full!

Please could you all get a $50 deposit into the account as soon as possible with the remainder due in full by 1st October.

Account number 15-3956-0654678-26

Any questions, give me a call Paul 021728565

Cheers Paul R


Saturday Ladies Report

Another good turnout of ladies on Saturday. We played the second round of RSA Trophy net.

Best of the day 1st division was Lesley Elliott with Nett 75, Second division was Marion Coleman with Nett 76.

Congratulations to Lesley the winner of the RSA Trophy with rounds of 78 and 75. Only two went to Barbara Hunt on the 7th. Colleen Hosking took out the 9 hole result with 16 Putts.

The final semi final match between Christine Ogle and Fay Rowe was played with Christine winning on the 20th hole. Well done Christine and good luck to all ladies playing the Finals this Saturday, make sure you get along to support the players.

Jo B

Tuesday Ladies Report

Very wintery conditions today with squawley showers thru our round.

Played the 1st round of the Manukorihi Cup, matchplay.

Winners of the day were Jocelyn Pretty, Kath Alvis, Rhonda McFarlane, Lesley Elliott and Helen Jenkins.

Well done and good luck for round 2 next Tuesday. Drawn two was won by Rhonda.

Good luck to all club finalists for Finals Day on Saturday. Come and support the matches.

Starter next week is Pauline.

Happy golfing,





Golf is very much a social game, playing with others in friendly competition but so often these days simple courtesies seem to have been forgotten. Standing still & not talking while others are playing their shots!!

Standing opposite your partner so that he can see you & not wondering where you are or if you are in danger of being hit !! Watching each other play & not walking in front thus causing a danger of being hit. Being ready to play when it’s your turn will speed up play no end.

Repairing your pitch marks on the green & replacing your divots is the least you can do in appreciation of the hard work the Greens Staff put in to make your round so very enjoyable. So give a little thought to Others & The Course not just your own game.

Keep Well & Stay Safe

Good Luck & Good Golfing.

Professional John Garner.

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