Seventy six ladies turned up to play in our Property Brokers Triple T tournament, with 56 golfers from outside the district and 20 local golfers. The visitors were very complimentary about our wonderful course, with its lovely autumn colours, and the favourable weather. A big thank you to all our wonderful sponsors: Gorjis, Mitre 10, Home Spot, Mike Wood Livestock, Farmlands, Buy the Gram, Unichem Pharmacy, Zarz Café, Blue Hill Café, Copper Tree Café, Bailey Ingham Accountants, Paper Plus and our major sponsor, Taumarunui Property Brokers.
Results: Division 1 – Best Gross: Robyn Pellow (Ngaruawahia) 150; Best Nett: Sian Stevenson (Cambridge) 148; Best Stableford: Lesley Leary (Rangatira) 66. Division 2 – Best Gross: Marilyn Harrison (Cambridge) 176; Best Nett: Susan Mustard (Waihi) 142; Best Stableford: Phillipa Harvey (Waihi) 74. Division 3 – Best Gross: Barbara Boaza (Walton) 202; Best Nett: Chris Jilesen (Taumarunui) 147; Best Stableford: Robyn Gower (Taumarunui) 73.
Best stablefords over the rest of the field: Melanie Walsh (Rangatira) 72, Sue Alcock (Piopio) 69, Karyn Prestage (Taumarunui) 68, Pauline Mills (Taumarunui) 67, Christine Millward (Omokoroa) 67, Ruth Rainey (Rangatira) 67, Imelda Woolston (Taumarunui) 66, Ann Needham (Walton) 66, Linley Wallace (Cambridge) 66, Chrissie Courtman (Hamilton) 66, Carol Mahon (Walton) 66 and Liz Hodgson (Taumarunui) 65.
Best team over 2 days: P Harvey, S Mustard, N Gerbich and R Kirby with 211 stableford points. Runners up: L Hodgson, R Parkes, K Prestage and R Gower from Taumarunui only one point behind on 210.
Finally, a big thank you to the committee members and all the other helpers who made the tournament such a success. It was a great team effort. This new tournament continues to gather moment and many of the visitors reported they would be back next year bringing others with them.
(Contributed by Sue Rennie)