On Par – Golf Southland


Laing Shield
Nightcaps retains its stronghold on the Laing Shield, beating Riversdale 6/0 on October 30.

Individual results were: Brett Dobbie beat Morgan Will 4/3, Brendan Hansen beat Grant Weller 1up, Ross Mangels beat Gavin Wilson 6/5, Peter Booth beat Colin Peat 4/3, Keith Clark beat Richard Smith 5/4, Ash Murray beat Simon Ballantyne 3/2. Nightcaps’ next challenge is against Greenacres.

Primary School Tournaments
Results from the Zone Primary school golf tournaments held recently:

Northern Zone held at Mossburn: 1st Dipton Red (Oliver Hewitt, Mereana Rupene-Ryan, Anahere Rupene-Ryan), runners-up Northern Southland College 2 (Tilly Marshall, Ava Leach, Will Heenan, Sam Hamilton), 3rd Riversdale 4.

Western Zone held at Riverton: 1st Otautau 5 (Atheen Carbonel, Harrison Egan, Lachlan Egan, Jesse Wech), runners-up Otautau 4 (Leo Tagg, Liam Montgomerie, Olivia Swale, Hunter Stearne), 3rd Hauroko Valley 2.

Town Zone held at Greenacres: 1st Southland Boys’ High School 1 (Henry Hopcroft, Jack Brock, Marley Fa’amoe Ioane, Finn Hurley), runners-up Southland Boys’ High School 3 (Adian Barclay, Cooper Boyce, Liam Kerslake, Jack Garrick), 3rd James Hargest 1.

Men’s Masters
The Southland men’s masters golf team is competing at the national Fretberg Master at Paraparaumu Golf Club this week.

The team opened the tournament with a bye on Monday morning and a loss to Hawke’s Bay in the afternoon.

The tournament continues throughout the week and results can be viewed at golf.co.nz or check the Golf Southland Facebook page for updates.