On Par – Golf Southland


Southland Country vs Otago Country
THE Southland Country ladies’ team of Jody Drysdale, Helen Baird, Geraldine Todd, Bronwyn O’Brien, Nikki Hume, Anita Fraser, Teena McColl and Lorraine Froger had a strong win over the Otago Country ladies in Gore on Monday. They won the foursomes in the morning 4-nil and the afternoon singles 6/2.

MLT Vice President Pennants
THE fifth round of the Mataura Licensing Trust Vice President Pennants was held at Queens Park on Saturday.

Greenacres and Mataura squared, Queens Park Y beat Gore 4.5-1.5, Queens Park Y beat Invercargill 4-2, and Winton had a bye.

Three teams finished on equal points after the round-robin competition and it came down to individual matches won during the series.

Mataura will play Greenacres I in the final and Queens Park and Winton will play for third.

MLT Handicap Pennants
THE final round of the MLT Handicap Pennants was played on Sunday. Division one teams played at Bluff with Tuatapere and Tokanui taking out the day’s honours.

Murray Borthwick (Mataura 64) had the best individual.

Overall standings saw Tokanui finish top with Tuatapere and Hedgehope in second and third respectively.

Division two was played in Riverton, with the home team the winner on the day. The top individual was Brian Gibson (Greenacres 71). Top qualifiers were Gore, Riverton and Drummond.

Division three was played at Hedgehope who was also the winning home club with Lumsden second and Drummond third.

Best individual was Grant Catto (Drummond 63).