Golfers brave the wild weather
The annual Ka¯piti Golf Club 9 Hole Ladies Tall Poppy Open Day tournament was held last month. “Unfortunately wet weather meant some players didn’t turn up on the day,” convenor Joan Hilder said. “However those who braved the wet had an enjoyable time although the rain did make it difficult for some to record fabulous scores.” Winners were Division 1 ladies: best gross Iesha Adrian-Mansfield (Ka¯piti), best stableford Vicky Bradley (Ka¯piti), 2nd Shona Thomson (PBGC), 3rd Lorraine Foubister (Ka¯piti), 4th Cheryl Harper (O¯ taki), nearest the line Vicky Bradley (Ka¯piti), nearest the pin Paula Thomson (PBGC). Division 2 ladies: best gross Rae-Ann Beaman (PNGC), best stableford Pauline Maclean (Ka¯piti), 2nd Joy Berry (Waikanae), 3rd Cath Congreve (Manor Park), 4th Dawn Nippert (Manor Park), nearest the line Anne Flipp (Manawatu), nearest the pin Barbara Smith (Manawatu). Division 3 ladies: best gross Helen Ordish (Masterton), best stableford Christine Maddock (Manor Park), 2nd Sue Rose (PBGC), 3rd Julie Poole (PNGC), 4th Libby Spiers (Ka¯piti), nearest the line Margaret Walton (Waikanae), nearest the pin Cherryl Green (Manor Park). Men’s division: best gross John Glynn-Begbie (Ka¯piti), best stableford Martin Vernazoni (O¯ taki), 2nd Julian Howard (Royal Wellington), 3rd Vinton Chadwick (O¯ taki), 4th Trevor Anderson (Ka¯piti), 5th Alan Tucker (O¯ taki), 6th Robert Pepperill (Ka¯piti), nearest the line Tracy Pearl (O¯ taki), nearest the pin: Napier McFedries (O¯ taki). Special thanks to the sponsors Tall Poppy Real Estate.