• Patrick McBride

GOLF: Thomas triumphant

Updated: Jun 18, 2020

In form golfer Wayne Thomas breaks away from the pack.

Pete Donaldson ready at the 12th hole

Report supplied by the Greymouth Golf Club

Last weekends golf results kick off with a Mongolian Stableford Multiplier, played on Saturday. Everyone had their calculators out adding up scores with Wayne Thomas (79) stacking up the most points with 402.

Second with 385 was Jimmy Campbell (82), then Murray McGibbon (80) 358, Peter Theron (78) 344 and Kevin Clucas (89) on 342.

Sunday's treat was the Gavin Grant inspired medal round plus putts which was won by Regan Stanton (80) who shot the lowest nett of 100 including putts. Peter Bourke(76) was second with 102, then Ryan Coll (76) 103, Jeremy Aranga (77) 104 and Micheal Scholes(79) 107.

Two's were recorded by Pete Theron, Wayne Thomas, Pete McGee, Raymond Blair, Phil Thompson and Pete Donaldson.

Weather is looking great for the weekend and matches will be arranged for a 12 noon start.

Hokitika Golf Report

The members Jackpot tournament on Sunday attracted a good field with John Bourgeois winning the prize for the best individual score. Simon Robinson and Marj Curtain won a chip off over Bernard Batt and Tom Patterson after both teams had 66 points.

Shane Minhinnick and Maryanne Thorpe took third prize and Shannon Heney and Craig Martin were fourth.

Nearest the pin prizes were won by Maryanne Glasson, Bernard Batt and Sharon Davidson.

In Saturdays Stableford Doug King was the winner with 34 points from Tom Patterson, Matt Wilson and Chis Cochrane on 32 points.

There was another good turnout for the Wednesday Stableford on June 10th with Shaun Meldrum taking the honours with 37 points from Mike Foster 36 points, Peter Foster and John Bourgeois both 34 points.

Twos for the week were scored by Bourgeois.(2), Mike Foster and Patterson.

Big thanks this week to our chief Bunker Raker, Charlie Nightingale, who had to tackle the huge job of getting the bunkers back in shape for Level 1 Golf.

The LGU Match was won by M Glasson with Nett 69, tied for 2nd were P Adams and A Day. Points Silver M Glasson 3, A Day 2 and M Thorpe 1. Bronze P Adams 3, V Brown 2 and M Curtain 1.

This Saturday there will be another LGU, along with the first Putting match, Match Committee on duty, S Davidson Catering.

The mens match on Saturday is a bogey and first round of the Chapman Cup with the 2nd and final round to be played next Saturday. Sundays match is 4BBB bogey.

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