PGC Newsletter 26.02.2021

STOP PRESS: Donald and Williams Salvers scheduled for this Sunday 28th February has been moved one week to Sunday 7th March. This is due to Marquis Shield commitments.

CONTACT NUMBER FOR SECRETARY MARGARET ALDING is 376 4092 (not in handbook). Use this number as the cellphone reception out her way is “patchy”.


Marquis Shield starts again on Sunday at Eketahuna where our team plays Carterton. Good luck team.

The other rounds are:

28 March vs Eketahuna at Carterton

23 May vs Mahunga at Masterton

13 June vs Martinborough at Martinborough

27 June vs Masterton at Mahunga


On Monday 1st March the Ladies’ Pennants teams will be in action at Rangatira. The Silver team (off tee 6) of Pam Bisset, Deb Henricksen, Colleen Daysh and Lindy Wheeler play Levin while our District team (tee 12) of Pam Huddleston, Paula McCool, Seona Ashton and Trish Cuttance will also play a Levin team. Good luck ladies.


Congratulations to Lisa Cotton on two great rounds of 83 and 76 in the Masters trial at Rangitikei last Sunday. Good luck for your other qualifying rounds.

Congratulations to Pam Bisset who shot a stunning 80 at Eketahuna on Thursday to win their Ladies Open Day gross competition for the second year in a row. Congratulations also to placegetters Denise Galvin and Paula McCool.

WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS – Jeremy Watson and Paul Roache, welcome guys!


Due on 28th February, and the last day for payment is 31st March. To be eligible for club competitions, you must be financial as at this date. Payment options are available, if you wish to discuss this, please contact Andrew McKnight, 376 7445 or email him on


You don’t need to do anything – just score a two! Easy as.


Tuesday 16th February – Ladies

No play today.

Thursday 18th February – AT’s Pot

1st D Percy 39 points

2nd P Lofthouse 35 points

3rd N Squires/L Toheriri 31 points


Thursday 18th February – TWILIGHT Ladies’

1st M Hunt 22 points

2nd= B Smith, R Squires, D Smith and P Huddleston 18 points


1st Jacob Smith 22 points

2nd= T McHardy and M Ashwell 21 points

Top Team: Max’s Mermaids 60 points

Closest to Pin: B Smith #4

Twos: B Smith #4

PROPERTY BROKERS’ OPENING DAY Saturday 20th February – American Foursomes


1st M McAvoy and Gordon? 64 nett, 2nd D Power and D Percy 64 nett, 3rd P and M Drysdale 65 nett, 4th J and B Smith 65.5 nett, 5th J Metcalfe and M Alding 69.5 nett


1st T Hall and P Bourke 6 and 5 nett, 2nd M Galvin and L Toheriri 67 nett, 3rd P Timmins and G Squire 67.5 nett, 4th T Lozell and A McKnight 68.5 nett, 5th TK and K Pierey 68.5 nett on a draw from M Brislane and T Cuttance L.

Long Drives: #11 Tracy Crispin, Grant Squires

Closest to Pin: #9 Philippa Abbot, Lawrence Aspinall

2nd Shot to the Green: #2 Colleen Daysh and Lawrence Aspinall, Danny Pierey and Mark Field

Longest Putt: #18 Trish Cuttance, Peter Timmins

Shortest Drive: #1 Margaret Drysdale, Taylor Hall

MEN’S SUMMER SHOOTOUT – kindly sponsored by Kay and Graham Ball – Sunday 21st February

10 players started the shootout on Sunday. Tony Kerins (TK) prevailed over the field. He won the final shootout from Nigel Pearson on the 18th. Others in order of the hole on which they exited: Richard Stewart (17th), Stu Huddleston (16th), Peter Bourke (15th), Peter Johns (14th), Peter Timmins (13th), Noel Coombe (12th), Lionel Toheriri (11th), and Grant Squires (10th).

Well done to all who participated.

Tuesday 23rd Feb - Ladies Nancy McCormack Foursomes (a National competition), also Isa Braggins Trophy

1st P Bisset and M Bollard 135 nett, 2nd D Power and M Alding 146 nett, 3rd P Huddleston and R Squires 151 nett. Our winners are now matched against the other clubs in Manawatu-Wanganui, and the top score goes forward to decide the best pair against the other Districts in Aotearoa, taking course ratings into the calculations.

Individual Stableford competition:

1st D Henricksen 38 points. Drawn 2s D Henricksen.

Coming up next week:

Saturday 27th February, Stableford, Saturday Ladies National Teams Qualifying (Nett), Haggle plus $3

Monday 1st March, Ladies pennants at Rangatira

Tuesday 2nd National Teams Qualifying (Nett), Haggle plus $3, final at Feilding 30th April.

Thursday 4th, AT’s Pot, Twilight

Saturday 6th – Stableford, Rd 1 Bourke Cup, Saturday Ladies’ National Teams qualifying (nett)


Donald & Williams Salvers Rd 1 nett, Mixed Foursomes, arrange own partner 12pm


Posted: Friday 26 February 2021