PGC Newsletter 18.08.2020

COVID-19 UPDATEPlease check out the notices at golf and adhere to the rules of playing on the course and social distancing upstairs.

POSSUM TRAP MISSING – a yellow possum trap has been removed from the course from somewhere around the greenkeeper’s shed and #3 trees. If you know where this might be, please let Jason know or respond to this email. This trap does not belong to the club.

 NEW JUNIOR MEMBER – welcome to Cooper, my grandson who has joined the club. He is so excited that he’s a golfer now! Have fun at golf, Coop.


Saturday 22nd August – Stableford, TC Day and AGM, Sponsors Last of the Summer Wine. Please arrange your first round match of Betty Gunn fourball if you are not otherwise engaged in playing a championship match. Contact your partner and arrange your match, don’t just assume your opponents will be there.

Saturday 29th August – along with District Challenge, PGA Decanters will be played, not on Sunday 30th as set down (due to Marquis Shield). Decanters is mixed combined stableford, arrange own partners. You can play in the competition of the day if you wish.

 Saturday 30th August – Marquis Shield final round, vs Martinborough at Masterton. Eagles’ Day at Foxton.

 Thursday 3rd September – The ladies’ Foursomes has been postponed until Thursday 3rd September. Ladies are asked to please re-register if you intend to enter. Thank you.

 Saturday 19th September - Mid-Winter Christmas Tournament that was scheduled for Saturday 15th August has been changed to a Yellow Tee Spring Fling fun day tournament that will be played on Saturday September 19th - lock it in! Sponsored by PO Hotel, $25 entry fee includes BBQ meal after play. 2s will be an extra $2. We will be having approach and accuracy prizes. It’s Election Day and you can vote at the Mangatainoka School if you forget to do so before going to golf.


Thursday 13th August – Stableford

1st I Fraser 37 points

2nd P Lofthouse 36 points

3rd P Johns 34 points



Saturday 15th August – Stableford

1st T Lozell 39 points

2nd H August 36 points

3rd R Fryer 35 points

4th KP Bourke 33 points

5th T Kerins 33 points

Twos: KPB #9, M Hemopo #12

Jackpot hole: #14, not struck

Tuesday 18th August – Trethella (Par)

1st= C Daysh and D Galvin Square

2nd= B Smith, S Ross and T Crispin 1 down

3rd D Smith 2 down

4th= L Wheeler and S Ashton 3 down

Scores have been adjusted, ladies. Technical glitch!

Drawn Twos: T Crispin, D Power and P Abbot


 “GOLF… have to play to understand.”

Posted: Thursday 20 August 2020