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May 9, 2016 May 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Golf Club

April has been a month of very successful charity events at Martinborough Golf Club. Firstly the St John Ambrose tournament which raised over $8,000, secondly a Pink Ribbon Breakfast that raised $1285 for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation and most recently the Martinborough Kindergarten Ambrose tournament on Anzac Day afternoon that raised over $5,000 for Kindy.
The Kindy fundraiser attracted 28 teams, many teams including Kindy parents and grandparents, and even past Kindy student, George Broom. Fun activities, including nearest the wiggly line, and guessing the weight of jellybeans in a jar were followed by an Irish raffle and an auction, which was expertly auctioneered by Graeme Howie. The top selling item was a framed and signed All Black photograph, kindly donated by the NZ Rugby Union.

It is great that the Club is able to host successful charity events that give so much back to the community.
The greens have been cored recently and are definitely improving all the time. The autumn sunshine has ensured that most club days and tournaments have been well supported throughout April.

Last but not least, congratulations to Rick Hargreaves who had a hole-in-one on the 16th hole a couple of Saturday’s back. Well done “Poppy”, the grandchildren will be very proud of you!

YOUNG GOLFERS TEAR UP THE COURSE IN THE 2016 JUNIOR OPEN

May 9, 2016 May 2016, Sports Comments Off on YOUNG GOLFERS TEAR UP THE COURSE IN THE 2016 JUNIOR OPEN

Young-golfersThe 2016 Martinborough Golf Junior Open was held on Friday 22nd April. The weather was spectacular and a field of 32 players from ten clubs from the Wellington region and Manawatu enjoyed the calm conditions to post some amazing scores considering their age. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Golf Club News

March 15, 2016 March 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Golf Club News

The greens are improving all the time.  It is a long process but already the majority of the grass is brown top.  Richard, our Greenkeeper, has worked really hard to get rid of disease and quell the poa grass.  Irrigation systems are being upgraded and the new distance markers on the fairways look great. With all these improvements, and help from the summer run, members’ handicaps have certainly started to tumble!

The ladies now have so many Silver players for Interclub that the other divisions are struggling for players. Interclub competitions have started across the board, with the men involved in the Marquis Shield, the ladies in the Wairarapa Landsdowne Trophy team, two combined teams with Featherston and Mahunga Golf Clubs in the Tilson Salver and the 9 Hole ladies playing in the Wellington 9 Hole Interclub competition. … Continue Reading

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

March 15, 2016 March 2016, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Martinborough-Rugby-ClubThe 2016 Pukemanu Bullride was a huge success with over 2500 people attending, the biggest yet, every year it gets bigger and better. This year included the addition of a big screen TV to watch all the action replays. Thanks to James Bruce, Josh Hawkins, and their team that worked hard to make the evening a success. See you all next year!

Our Seniors have begun their training, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.30pm. If you are wanting to join up either come along to trainings or contact our Senior A Coach James Bruce ph 0272772962 or our Senior Reserve Coach Trevor Hawkins ph 0274464669.

The Senior A team will be playing a pre-season game at home against Levin Wanderers on Saturday 12 March, the Wairarapa competition is then due to start on Saturday 2 April. To be prepared for the season check out some of the supporters gear available behind the bar at the clubrooms – limited sizes of hoodies available, as well as caps and beanies. … Continue Reading

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MARTINBOROUGH GOLF CLUB REPORT

It is a hive of activity at the course today – lots of men with rakes, leaf blowers and leaf suckers tidying up around the clubhouse and squash club.  The course is looking good and the greens have come back well after being cored early last month. There have been …

Junior sport

Winter  is the time for a considerable number of organised winter sports. Coaches are invited to give their sport and it’s player some publicity through the Star’s Junior Sport section. Just send your   copy to beckett36@gmail.com by the last Wednesday of the month. A clear high resolution photo is …

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Training nights are back again and it’s great again to see new faces! Training nights are Wednesdays at theFeatherston gym. . Under ten years from 5.30 and over ten years from 6.30 . North Island Championships are being held in Katikati on 27 June and attendance is encouraged.  This is …

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