On Par – Golf Southland


Southland Matchplay
SCOTT Hellier is the 2021 Southland Matchplay Champion after a championship highlighted by a quality field, including several players from Otago.

During the tournament at Greenacres Golf Club at the weekend, Hellier beat Liam Hewitt 1-up in the final to win the title. He had beaten Duncan Croudis in the semi-final and Hewitt beat To Lee in the other semi-final.

Tyler McLean won the Senior B division, beating Phil Bungard on the 19th hole. William McLauchlan won the Intermediate division and Jan Ebbinge the Junior Division. Top qualifier was Parker Aluesi with a 68.

Town vs Country
THE annual ladies’ Town vs Country was played at Invercargill Golf Club on October 18, with Town winning 14.5 matches to 9.5.

Town beat Country in the morning Foursomes, 5-3, and in the afternoon singles matches Town won 9.5 matches to Country’s 6.5.

Silver division individual winners were: Olivia Frost, Robyn Boniface, Judith Henderson and Ariana Beck for Town, Bronwyn O’Brien, Lorraine Froger and Sheree Hemi for Country, while Naoko Anderson and Teena McColl squared.

In the Bronze Division, Raewyn Hartley, Nicky Owen, Jo Raines, Heather Chadderton and Lenore Harvey had wins for Town with Janis Steel, Sandra Speden and Susan Racz for Country.