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2015 Martinborough Golf Pro-Am finishes in exciting Play-off

March 13, 2015 March 2015, Sports Comments Off on 2015 Martinborough Golf Pro-Am finishes in exciting Play-off

Martinborough-Proam-golfOn Tuesday 3 February, 37 teams of three amateur golfers each played with a professional in the hotly contested Spark Business Pro-Am at Martinborough Golf Club.

The victorious professional was Rotorua-based Frenchman, Victor Janin who had to battle Taupo’s Troy Ropiha in an exciting two hole play-off, surrounded by spectators’ on the Par 3 8th hole. The first time down the play-off hole saw both players score par, but a bogey from Ropiha the second time around gave the victory to Janin. Both players shot 8-under 64 in their earlier round. … Continue Reading

TENNIS: Over The Hill Tournament 2015

February 9, 2015 February 2015, Sports Comments Off on TENNIS: Over The Hill Tournament 2015

Tennis--over-the-hill-tournament Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club hosted the 21st “ Over The Hill” tennis tournament over the first weekend of January. Kicking off in fine fashion on Saturday morning, all eight courts were filled by 8am, then out of the blue heavy showers of rain, which curbed play temporarily then successfully resumed and played through until early evening..

The volunteer run committee had worked hard to attract players this year and were delighted to have the largest draw in years, bringing out, 29 men’s pairs and 20 women’s pairs. Players travel from afar to enjoy the unique tournament with even international entrants making an appearance, several pairs travel regularly from Auckland and Christchurch to attend. … Continue Reading

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

February 9, 2015 February 2015, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Summer might be in full force and rugby may be the last thing on some peoples mind but pre season training has begun, numbers are looking good and everyone is keen for the season ahead. If you are interested come along on Tuesday nights 6.30pm or phone James Bruce for information ph 0272772962.
Thank you to Prime Community Trust who have granted us $1000 towards fencing & bollards at the entrance way to our grounds. We look forward to the completion of this work this month.
JAB HANGI … Continue Reading

Squash Club at National Champs

December 16, 2014 December 2014, Sports Comments Off on Squash Club at National Champs

Squash-Club-Super ChampsOctober 15-18 2014 saw the Martinborough E Grade ladies team in Christchurch for the National E Grade Squash tournament, representing the Wellington region. At the same time, the E grade men’s teams from both Masterton and Red Star were at the same venue, also representing the Wellington region. Out of 20 teams (x10 women and x10 men), three were from the Wairarapa!

In the women’s draw, teams came from as far afield as Maungaturoto (Northland) down to Otago. We met and played against an amazing group of women. They ranged from young juniors coming up through the ranks to those wily women who had all the shots and just owned the court! … Continue Reading

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Thanks to our sponsors

The Martinborough Football Club held the P+K Marty Masters Se7ens on the 31 October, and it was a huge success. Thanks to all our amazingly generous sponsors; P+K Martinborough, Mitre10 Martinborough, Cool Change, The Claremont Hotel, Top10 Holiday Park Martinborough, Martinborough Vineyard,  Circus Cinema, Ata Rangi, HealthFit, Physio Spot, Dry …

Martinborough Golf Report

At the end of October we held the finals of the Club Championships in near perfect conditions.  In the Seniors Division Tony Russo took on Lance Phelps with Tony shooting a magnificent 63 in the morning round and continuing that form into the afternoon, finally winning on the 25th hole.  …

Martinborough Golf Report

Another very busy month at the Golf Club which began with the Mens 54/36 Hole Open.  The players had to endure some very windy conditions on the Saturday but fortunately the weather was a lot kinder on the Sunday.  Winners of the 54 Hole Division were:  Best Gross Owen Lloyd, …

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