Afternoon Members,

Short and sweet today,

Winners of the $50.00 raffle were Russell Oliver, Keith Morris Shane Poutu and Jo Carson – Congratulations.

Monday 18th February course is closed for the Men Vets.

Ready Steady Golf for the primary schools has been postpone until later in the year.

Would anyone like to be added to the reserve list for Twilight Golf on a Thursday evening if a team is short – just e-mail/contact me of your interest.

Mahunga Golf Club have cancelled their visit to join MW men on Tuesday due to a few of their members being ill.

I am in need of about 7 trundlers for the Eagles Tournament on Wednesday the 27th February, can anyone help out??? A suggestion would be maybe some of the MW Men can leave their trundlers behind in the Tournament room on Tuesday after your game for us to use!!

Sadly our Mashies Team lost their first game on Saturday at Trentham against Pauatahanui, they were well beaten 12 – 3, It is only the first game so onwards and upwards.

What’s on this week:

Saturday we are hosting Division 6, 9, and Mary/Award Tuakana, please remember Clubrooms are closed on Saturday at 2pm, you can still order food or beverages but have it outside or in the tournament room.

Sunday – Summer Cup Round 3 for the men and National Teams Event for the Women.

Monday – course closed for the WGI Men’s Vets.

Tuesday – MW Men.

Wednesday – MW Women – Stroke play Championship Qualifying – Gross Strokeplay/National Teams.

Thursday – MW Men hosting Levin – Pak n Save Teams Twilight

Friday – course available all day.

If you have not got your bonus cards please come in and get them, the course is closed on the 27th February for the Ladies Eagles Tournament, plus we have the Taxi Tournament here on Monday 4th March to Thursday 7th March, you of course will be able to play golf late afternoon on these days when the course is clear of tournament players.

Good Luck to all our Interclub teams playing tomorrow. Remember we are WINNERS!!!!

Regards Sonia

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Afternoon everyone,

Again another beautiful day up here, just loving this summer!

Results from Twilight Round 1 On Thursday 31st January 1st was Team Professionals 62, 2nd Team Constructables 58, Individual 1st Kane Lloyd 22, Individual 2nd, Rick Lister 21.

Round 2 was played last night, 1st Team was Loose Screws 63, 2nd Team Bogeymen 56, 1st Individual Calum Stewart, 2nd Individual Kerry Baines 22.

Good Luck for next Thursday teams!!!!

It has been noticed by a number of members that someone has been using #14 as a practise green, this is unacceptable. You are all aware where you can and can-not practise.

Good Luck to our Mashies Team playing at Trentham on Saturday 9th February. The team for tomorrow is Fernando Williams, Graeme Somerville, Dave Anderson, Nick Holmes, Jason Robinson, Alex Ross, Eru Kaiawha, Greg Judd (Captain), Meka Boynton, Keith Morris. Let be winners Guys!!!

Saturday 9th February course is closed for the Cossie Club Golf Charity Tournament.

Winner of the Hui Ngaparu trophy played on Wednesday was Pete Gallen, runner-up Kane Lloyd – Congratulations

Winner of the Lil Parkin Trophy played on Wednesday was Robyn Smith runner-up Kim Abrahams – Congratulations

Please remember that on Club Day the 17th March the course will be closed all day for the St Paddy’s Day Tournament, grab those bonus cards now and book at Judgeford or Shandon for a round, or if you are keen to play in the Tournament I have put a registration form in the Men’s Locker rooms plus on the club board by the office for you to register. Don’t forget this fills up very quickly so you all have the opportunity to register early..

Division 6 who came up from Division 7 last year played Miramar and totally whipped them 13-2 with 9 out of their 10 players winning their single matches. The following players won both their singles and 4 ball matches: James Omundsen/Allan Fayen, Rob McIntyre/Mal Wellington, Paul Hammond/Dean Alexander, Allan Old/Chris Brooks. Warwick Evans won his singles match.- excellent team efforts guy!!!

Division 2 played at Mahunga and won 8 -7, with singles victories to Dave Workman, Dave Render, Daniel Hailwood, Jamie, Gray and Sean Girling. Top results from Daniel Hailwood and Jamie Gray, who also won their 4 ball matches. The following also contributed points through 4-ball results: Dave Workman and Dave Render (half in the 4-ball), Leigeon Tumataroa (halved his singles match and the 4-all with his playing partner, Daniel Hailwood ) plus Tai Walters won his 4-ball match with his playing partner Jamie Gray. – You guys are awesome!!! Keep up the good work!!

Division 9 achieved a solid 10-5 win against Boulcott, with singles victories to Mark Holley, Wayne Bach, Jim Walsh, Brent Leader, Mel Phillips, Callum Stewart and Mike Smith. Awesome results from Mark Holley, Wayne Back and Mel Phillips who also won their 4-ball matches. Two pairings halved their 4-ball matches: Jim Walsh/ Brent Leader and Brett Keno/Callum Stewart.

Division 3 had a very creditable 6-9 loss at Royal Wellington with a hot afternoon game, they are pretty happy picking up 6 points playing away from home. Stand out pairs were Wayne/Noel who took all 3 points and Mark/Ian who took 2.5 points. D.O.T.D. went to Vance Plumridge,. Player of the day Wayne Bach and team of the day Wayne/Noel. Tremendous work team!!!!l – keep up the great golfing!!!

In the office we have all members Subscription Notices. Please pick up your Subscription Notice when you up here playing golf, and if wanting to change your status let us know!!!

Saturday – Course Closed..

Sunday – Club Day – Golfer of the year RD1, Plus RD2 of the Summer Cup for the men – Women LGU, Putts for the Women.

Monday – limited tee times WGI Silver Pennants are playing here, – Morning tea at 8.30am then teeing off at 9.15am on #1 and #10 – Matchplay.

Tuesday/Thursday MW Men.

Wednesday – LGU,Putts for the women, plus Ready Steady Golf for schoolchildren using the practise fairway and then Twilight Golf between 5 & 6.

Friday – course available all day.

Have a great weekend.

Regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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Afternoon everyone,

We had a mixed bag of results on Saturday with our Interclub first round, but it is only Round 1 so onwards and upwards.

Club Captains please flick me an e-mail about how your team performed – just a small paragraph on your teams performance good or bad. – Thank you to the team captains that e-mailed in your results – you are AWESOME!!!

Division 2 won 11 – 4 at home against Paraparaumu, Division 3 lost 3 – 11.5 away at Kapiti, Division 6 lost 6 – 9 away at Judgeford – not bad guys for an away game, Division 9 lost 5.5 – 9.5 away at Karori, a good away result. Those winning their singles matches were Wayne Bach, Charlie Priestley, Brett Keno. Jayden Wellington and Andrew Black halved their single matches. The best performer was Wayne Bach who won both his single match and the 4-ball.

BOOM – Job Done – An Awesome effort from the Women’s MAT team playing at home against Royal Wellington 8 -4. Theresa Scholey had an awesome game picking up a dominant win 6/5, Kim rallying from three down after three holes to canter home 3/2. Carole holding on to a win 1up from a fast finishing opponent. Plus Birthday girl Chrissy carding a blazing 84 for a solid win. Ange effortlessly picking up another single win 4/3. With such good play the majority of 4 ball matches were locked up nice and early.

Next round at Wainui 9th February – Amie your Captain has promised to have an early night alcohol free (my smiley face). Good Luck Ladies with your next game – you played Awesome on Saturday!!!!!

Congratulations to all that registered themselves and partners into the James Mayer Trays Opening Day A great response from members – A big Congratulations to Jo Carson/Mary Penrose for winning the Trophy coming in closely behind them on count back was Kerry Baines/Michael Baines on 48 Stablefords, 3rd Danny Anderson/Braden Lister, 4th Dave Anderson/Jeff Rigby, 5th Jason Bevan/Geoff Lippross, 6th father and son team Dominic & Ryan Hazeldine, 7th Bob Clouston/Norman Ellis, 8th Roger Gee/Meka Boyton, 9th Steve Needham/Owen Howes, and 10th Kevin Keown/Dave Fildes, only 2 Stablefords difference between 10th and 1st placing.


Are you interested in playing Mashies – We need you!!!! Please contact the office or Greg Judd. You don’t have to be committed one Saturday every month if other commitments, you can be a reserve!!!

Thanks to Allan Old taking care of the bins on Course — you are AWESOME!!!

The Mid Week Ladies Pennants played Royal Wellington at Waikanae on Monday in terrible conditions, raining cold and wind, it was so windy golf bags were falling over, sadly they lost 6 ½ – 2 ½, with these terrible conditions their game took over 5 hours, when they came in for lunch at 4.00 it was nearly tea time. They were certainly very glad to get back to the warm Upper Hutt weather – Great effort Ladies!!!!

Teams Twilight Golf started last night, we have 9 teams and the weather was perfect for the first round, this year the prizes are sponsored by Pak N Save, Upper Hutt. Hopefully I can get some results to you in next week’s Blob.

Thanks to Maree and Grahame for the meals each week.

Saturday – Division 6 and 9 play at Te Marua.

Sunday – Summer Cup Round 1, with round 2 and 3 the following Sunday for the Men.. The concept of this competition is 36 holes, Net Medal using players best 2 x 18 holes Net Medal scores from the available 3 x 18 hole rounds.(can’t explain it much easier than that) Good Luck to you all !!!

Monday – Men’s Vets Tournament at Boulcott Farm at 9.00am. (Day 1)

Tuesday MW Men plus Men’s Vets Tournament at Miramar at 10.00am (Day 2)

Wednesday – Waitanga Day – Hui Ngaparu Trophy for the Men, Lil Parkin Trophy Midweek v Weekend Ladies Stableford.

Thursday – MW Men hosting Waikanae – Pak n Save Teams Twilight.

Friday – course available.

Saturday 9th February COURSE IS CLOSED – Cossie Club Charity Tournament Plus Mashies at Trentham.

On Monday 11th February Wellington Golf are hosting the Silver Pennants at Te Marua, there are 48 golfers so we will have limited tee times.

Te Marua Golf are also hosting 60 children for Coaching Sessions on Wednesday 13th February – this is for the junior Programme Ready Steady Golf, the course is open – the Practice fairway will be closed for the Coaching Sessions.

Monday 18th February we are hosting the Men’s Vets at 10.00am – the course will be course until early afternoon.

Wednesday 20th February we are again hosting Ready Steady Golf – practice fairway will be closed.

Wednesday 27th February we are hosting the Ladies Eagles National Golf at 8.30 – the course will be closed until early afternoon..

Before you go WOW when am I going to play -I say to you BONUS CARDS – These cards are only valid till the end of April, so if you have not got your bonus card for 2019 – come in and collect it to play at Shandon and/or Judgeford for free.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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Afternoon Everyone,

Our thoughts go out to Ray Randle who has been unwell but hopefully on the way to recovery, also to other members that have been sick at home or in hospital, we have been given regular updates by members on how you are doing. We hope to see you back playing golf, or just generally well enough to have an ale or two.

First Saturday for Interclub tomorrow – Good Luck to all our teams.

The Green-Keepers would like to know if any members have a vice they no longer use – the green-keepers vice has just broken and beyond repair.

The Programme book is just about completed and ready to go to the printers – Andrew Black has done a wonderful job again this year!!! You are AWESOME!!!

Congratulations to Dominic Hazeldine (junior) who got a hole in 1 on Tuesday on #11 – Tremendous!!!

I would like members to think about playing for our Te Marua Mashies Team for 2019, Please contact Greg Judd on 0272402946. Members are not eligble if on a handicap below 14.9. You only play once a month at golf clubs within the Wellington Region.

This Sunday we have Opening Day – James Maher Trays, this is a Better Ball Stableford event, for 2 person teams, mixed or non-mixed using the better STABLEFORD SCORE FOR EACH HOLE. When you print your card this Sunday add your player by entering their MEMBERS NUMBER. Any players left that have not been entered Gail will just pair you off in the system randomly.

No CARTS on Sunday and Monday – they are all been allocated already.

MW Men play Tuesday and Thursday.

MW Women have Open Day on Wednesday 30th January at 9.30am Frances Cole Trophy, Net Medal.

Evergreens play at Ohariu on Thursday 31st Januaruy.

Teams Twilight starts on Thursday 31st January.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Kind regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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BLOB Update – Cancellation of 2-Tee Start is COMPLETE

Work to cancel the introduction of 2-Tee start is complete. Unless advised otherwise, all Sunday Club Days will be a 1-Tee start from #1 Tee.

Start times for 27th Jan are unchanged except for those who were down to start at an earlier or slightly later time from #10 – they are now back to their original time from #1.

Please take a moment to check your tee-time for Sunday 27th and when it is available, for February 3rd. Any issues, please contact TMGC by e-mail.

BLOB Update – 2-Tee Start

The introduction of the 2-tee start format for Sunday Club Days is being cancelled.

Please ignore any Administrator has created and/or cancelled e-mails you receive in the next 24 hrs, or until another update about the 2-tee start cancellation being complete is posted in the BLOB.


Happy New Year to you all !!!!

This is just a quick update on information for you all:

Teams Twilight Sponsored by Pak N Save Upper Hutt starts on Thursday 31st January 5.45 Shotgun start – $100 per team of 4 (vouchers NOT permitted for registration) Have you registered your team????

Winners of the $50.00 raffle are Dennis Cook, Ross Braybrook, Ron Roberts, Clive Dunstan, Eru Kaiawaha, Chris Hislop, and Alison Cooke.

Please mend your divots, and do not use fairway for your practise area.

On Tuesday 5th February the top nine will be closed from 6.30pm to 8.30pm – we have a large group that will be using it for speed golf.

The Club have a variability of jobs coming up this year and we need your expertise in implementation of these tasks. Can you please register your interest to Ian Sherwin 027421259 or email iansherwin. We appreciate all the hard work you have previously put into the club – you have all been AWESOME!!!

From Sunday 3rd of February the club have implemented a 2 tee start for Club Day only until further notice, anyone in recurring bookings will notice one week they will be teeing off #1, then the following week teeing off #10. This of course is to help with the busy Sunday’s plus members wanting to play earlier – Match Committee have also requested from staff ONLY CLUB AND AFFILIATED members are to play on club day up to 2.30pm.

Committee have also implemented new green fee which are:

18 Holes up to 4pm

All Green Fee Players $35.00

Juniors – $20.00

18 holes after 4pm

All Green Fee players $20.00

Juniors – $10.00

Raffle Results from the Master:

1st Prize – Willie Williams.

2nd Prize Mel Phillips.

3rd Prize John Grant.

Winners of the $150.00 cash were;

Ross Braybrook, Murray Oliver, Sonia Walsh, Pat Melaugh and Tom Penrose.

I would like to thank everyone for supporting the raffles that the shop/office sell, your support is very much appreciated.

Interclub starts on Saturday 26th January. GOOD LUCK TO ALL OUR TEAMS THIS YEAR!!!!

Everyone have a wonderful weekend, and if travelling be safe.

Regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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