Kaitake Golf Club

Published August 27, 2013

The golf season is moving towards the ‘business end’ of the competitions with Club Championships beginning at the end of the August.

Hard to believe that winter may soon be over as we move towards spring.

The Midweek Women are busy preparing for their Annual 72 hole foursome. This is always a very popular date in the calendar and this year occurring on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th October.

The first 48 prepaid entries of $120 per couple will be accepted. Send entries to160 Kina Road, R.D. 31, Opunake, 4681.

Men’s Results
Senior Strokeplay was won by D Baird with K Watson and R Sim equal runners-up.
Intermediate Strokeplay winner was F Regan with D Squatriti runner-up.
Junior Strokepaly winner was A Reid and B Silk won the Limit Division.
Foreman Trophy (Nett) winners were K Watson (Senior), F Regan (Intermediate) A Reid (Junior)
M Nield is the Limit Champion

Weekend Women’s results
Kaitake hosted the finals of the Taranaki Weekend Women’s pennants.The winners for 2013 were Te Ngutu with Manukorihi runners up after a play-off.
The first round of Mens’ Trophy was held with Andrea Jarrold and Sheryl Richardson going through to the next round.
Midweek Women – One competition the Midweek and Weekend Women compete for is the Nell Dickie Stableford trophy. This year it was won by A. Mitchell (Midweek) with T McEldowney runnerup.
Thomas Cup winner J Reid, Runner-up T McEldowney.
Medalford winner S Kwon , runners-up B Adamson and Helen Whyte.
Stableford winner M Scott with E Laurence runner-up.
Putting was won by F Rowe with T McEldowney and M Nielson runner-up
There were two winners for the 4-day Eclectic – B Adamson and V Todd
Final Buttons winners were S Burgess and J Gudopp with A Mitchell and N Lawrence runners-up.

Midweek 9 Holers
Drama unfolded recently at the conclusion of the 9 Hole pennant competition being hosted by Manukorihi. With both Kaitake White and Fitzroy on 45 points a play-off was imminent. Jo West came off the victor after the first hole played and for the third consecutive year Kaitake took home the shield. Congratulations White team members Jo West, Heather O’Sullivan, Jean Keegan, Margaret Briscoe (C), Coraleen Le Breton and Christine Alexandra. Kaitake Blue did well on 37 points tying them for 4th place. A super result from Blue members Thelma White (C), Raewyn Bishop, Yvonne Coxhead, Angela Hitchman, Annette Cattle and Kay Stachurski.
Closer to home – Round 4 Winners of the Super 9 Competition played 30th July were 1st Section – Thelma White and 2nd Section – Peggy Nicholas
Club Champs have been rolling since the 6th of August and as Kaitake will be hosting the 2013 Champion of Champions alongside the 9 Hole Open Tournament in October, competition from the top section has been fierce, looking to gain the home advantage. Congratulations to the two finalists, Jo West and Yvonne Coxhead.
Contesting the 2nd Section Final – This has already been played so victory to recently returned player Jenny Clarke who came in ahead of Claire Chamberlain.

With this latest spell of cold weather there has been a rush on firewood and all the dry wood has been sold. However there is plenty of rain wet wood if you want to start preparing for next winter. An average trailer load, (6 x4) is $80 and can be delivered for $20 extra. Please phone the Office at Kaitake Golf Club to order.

Club Shirts
A new shipment of club shirts have arrived selling at $45.00. See Jacqui in the office.

Kaitake Golf Club appreciates the generous support Sponsorship brings to the club. Anyone who may be interested in becoming a Sponsor can contact Stuart Skene on 7510355 or Andrea Jarrold on 7514234.

A1 Homes – Fundraiser
A1 Homes are holding their community fundraising event on Sunday 22nd September. The recipient for this year is St John Bosco. We hope that this goes well for them as it did last year. (The course will be closed that Sunday).

More information on Kaitake Golf Club can be found on the website www.kaitakegolf.co.nz.

Andrea Jarrold,
Club President