Afternoon Members,

In light of the Covid 19 a lot of organized golf events have now been put on hold – office staff will try to let you know of these events as soon as they come in. The WGRA has decided to put Level 1 Rules Course planned for the 19th April and Level 2 planned for the 7th June on hold until the Covid-19 situation is resolved. Plus the Women’s National Teams Champion District Final has now been cancelled for the year. The Feilding mixed 9 Plus 9 Golf Tournament has been cancelled also. I suggest to members if you have registered for any away tournaments contact the organizers to see if they are still going ahead.

Te Marua Golf is still operating in line with the advice issued by Wellington Golf and the NZ Ministry of Health – The course is open to play subject to those who are unwell or have recently travelled overseas not coming to golf. I also understand that this is an anxious time for some members, as staff we are doing our bit my cleaning most items that are touched in the shop/office by members and visitors hourly, you will notice small things like the flags not being put out on the putting green and etc – these recommendations have been in line with NZ Golf concepts.

Mid-Week Ladies results for Wednesday 18th March LGU & Putting are 1st Susan Somerville 69 nett, 2nd Erica Wood 70, Audrey Messenger 72c/b, Joanne Carson 72, Faye Turner 73c/b, Colleen Winter 73, Putting Audrey Messenger 30, nearest the Pin Audrey Messenger.

Mid-Week Men’s results on Thursday 19th March were 1st Overall Dave Edhouse 38, holes 1-9 1st Gary Jackson 24, holes 10-18 1st Rex Peebles 20, closest pin #2 Bob Dry, closest pin #15 John Cooper, closest cone #1 Peter Stone, cone #2 Mike Baines, holes in two Alastair Corbett #2, Bob Dry #2, Peter Stone #2.

Division 1 played Shandon at home on Saturday and won 9.5 to 5.5. Some tough close matches were played and the majority going down to the 17th and 18th hole. They had 5 draws across singles and fourball matches. Player of the day went to Leigeon, and team of the day went to Ian and Dom. -Awesome result guys!!!

Division 6 won 12.5 – 2.5 against Titahi Bay at home on Saturday, great effort from the team and Man of the Match went to Warwick Evans 7/6 – Awesome!!!!

Congratulations to Erica Wood who won the Summer Trays.

Thanks to the members who have supported the Tournament today against the Diplomats – tee off is 12.30.

Message from Peter Gallen who organizers the Twilight for us each year, thank-you Pete for an enjoyable six weeks:-

To PAK ’n SAVE Upper Hutt we have to say a big Thank You for sponsoring this year’s Summer twilight.

And a big Thank You too to our 19th Haven Caterers and their team, for the delicious after-match meals.

The golfing side of things took the same form as the pre-Christmas Business House Twilight – a competition for teams, a TWILIGHT FOR TEAMS event.

The priority was fun – for golfers of all levels. The weather gods were very kind to us – 6 weeks of brilliant Thursday evening weather !

For each of the 6 weeks played, the 3 best Stableford scores for the team was what mattered.

The top 2 teams for that week were awarded prizes supplied by our sponsor, PAK’nSAVE.

The other teams…………..well…..they just had to take it on the chin and vow to do better next time J

We did also take note of the individual stableford scores each week, best and worst, but there is no need to expand on that information here.

Each team’s scores were accumulated over the 6 rounds and the final result from a field of 9 teams was

1st Taka 356
2nd Chemically Enhanced 341

Congrats to Team Taka (Shannon, Mark, James & TK) who have said they will be returning to defend their title in our next Twilight for Teams event.

And well done to Team Chemically Enhanced – a good runner up finish with their base team of Mike, Bernie, John & Kerry.

Other team scores (not in any order and not necessarily for 6 rounds) were

Shankers & Scoopers 335
Triple G 330
Select 318
Gumboot 338
Darren’s Destroyers 281
Constructables 276

We look forward to seeing you all back next spring/summer for the next round of Te Marua Golf Club’s Twilight events.

To everyone involved in the event – Players, Spectators, Caterers, Sponsors, Organizers – Thank You for your support of this event.

You all helped make it another successful Te Marua Golf Club production.

What’s on this week:

Saturday – course open

Sunday – Club Day – last day for Senior Men to qualify for Matchplay

Monday – course available

Wellington Man’s Vets at Shandon

Tuesday – MW Men

Wednesday – MW Women – Stableford

Thursday – course closed – Evergreens playing

Friday – course available

Women’s Vets at Manor Park.

Halberg Day is on Sunday 29th March.

Pennants is at Te Marua on Monday 30th March.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend, keep well.

Regards Sonia

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Morning Members,

Wellington Golf Referees Association are running a Level 1 Golf Rules Course on Sunday 19th April at 9.00am. This will be a one-day presentation followed by an optional 1 hour exam at the end of the day. Passing with a 80% or higher will qualify the attendee as a Club Rules Official. Course Fee is $45.00. Please register your interest to rulescourses2020.

Members the programme for the 2020 year is on our web site for you to sight – Go to our site, click on Golf What’s available to you, scroll down to 2020 Programme details, you will see each month – click on the month you are wanting to see – If you do not have a computer to print – Feel free to ask staff to print out the month you need. Programme Books are in the process of being printed, I will let you know when they are here.

The Club is having a working Bee, the date has not been confirmed, I mentioned this in the Blob three weeks ago but so far Colin Cowden is the only member who has registered his interest, please reply by return e-mail or let office staff know if you are keen to help the club out.

Mid-Week Ladies Stableford results for Wednesday are 1st Trish Honey 43, 2nd Colleen Winter 39, 3rd Denise Orr 39, 4th Robyn Smith 39, 5th Noeline Berkett 38, 6th Doreen Allen 37, Nearest the pin Carole Medway, holes in two Denise Orr.

Mid-Week Men’s Stableford results for Thursday are 1st Overall Peter Stone 41, holes 1-9 Dave Fildes 21, holes 10-18 Mick Dearmer 22, Closest pin #2 Dave Fildes, pin #15 Dave Edhouse, closest Cone #1 Pat Williams, Cone #2 John Grant, holes in two Dennis Grover #15, Rex Peebles #2, Dave Edhouse #15.

Division 1 did not have a happy day on Saturday playing Interclub at Titahi Bay losing 12.5 to 2.5. Dom had his first loss of the season whilst Dave Render was player of the day with a 3/1 win, team of the day was Kayne Martin and Luke Holford with a 1 up win with an eagle on the par 4 – 18th to get the win. They will certainly look forward to playing at home this Saturday after 3 away games,

Division 6 won 8 ½ – 6 ½ , Owen Frost was player of the day whilst Allan Fayen lost his first game in 2 years. Peter Gallen lost his game for division 3 , but was excited with his two, he managed to putt a 60 foot – yeh right!! It was probably a 40 foot putt.

Diplomats play Te Marua on Friday the 20th March at 12 – there is a registration form on the notice board, this is normally a great afternoon of golf, Diplomats supply the prizes and light snack afterwards. It would be great to have good numbers for this tournament.

Good Luck to all our Interclub teams on Saturday.

St Patricks Day is on Tuesday 17th March – registration notices have been up for the past 3 weeks, if members are wanting to register please do so by this weekend.

Welcome to our new members, please do not hesitate to ask staff for any assistance, plus I’m sure our members will make you feel more than welcome to our Club.

What’s on this week

Saturday – Interclub – tee times available from 11.30am

Sunday – Club Day – Men have Club Champs and etc, Women have Strokeplay Champs round 2.

Monday – course available

Tuesday – course closed

Wednesday – MW Women

Thursday – MW Men

Friday – course available early morning only

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Regards Sonia

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Morning Members,

Good Luck to all our Interclub teams playing on Saturday

Congratulations to Dominic Hazeldine who remains unbeaten in his team, this is quite an achievement as it is Dom’s first year playing Senior Division 1, not bad for a 15 year old. – Awesome Dom – keep up the great golfing!!!

The Mashies game at Trentham was postponed on Saturday and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Next Friday 13th March the course is CLOSED for the Parapine Tournament, tee off is at 11.00am. You are more than welcome to come up for a game in the morning, just be off the course at 11.00am.

Tuesday March 17th the course is CLOSED for the St Patricks Day Tournament.

On Friday 20th March we host the Diplomats and Te Marua Tournament, I need members names for this to go ahead, Diplomats supply the prizes and light snacks afterwards in the Clubrooms, please register you interest on the registration form on the notice board.

For some time the Leader has not been publishing the results that the Club send in every Monday, I have decided to put the results of the Week day Men’ and Women’s in the Blob and will not longer be putting them in the Leader, until such time they are back to printing them.

Results from Mid-Week Men’s game on Thursday 5th March 1st Overall Norm Muir 44, 2nd Overall Hugh Cheevers 40, holes 1-9 Brian Cockburn 19, holes 10-18 Gary Jackson 22, closest pin #2 Colin Cowden, closest pin #15 Greg Knox, closest cone #1 Greg Knox, cone #2 Brian Cockburn, cone #3 Gary Jackson.

A message from Dave Edhouse:

On Tuesday the Mid- Week men’s annual visit to Manor Park was held. The weather was overcast with very warm and balmy conditions. There were 19 of us and combined with the hosts made a total of 40 in the field.

This was a stableford competition and most of the scores were in the 40 plus range.

We were well looked after and many friendships renewed. These outings are very important, as they establish a strong relationship between clubs.

Just a reminder to all our members, our next visit is to Waikanae on Tuesday the 10th of March with registration from 9 am and tee off at 10 am. There is a list in the men’s locker room if you want to put your name down or contact Dave Edhouse on 5269342.

National Teams 4BBB Event is to be played at Carterton on the 8th May 2020. Te Marua’s team is Amie Clisby, Faye Turner, Jo Carson and Mary Penrose. – Good Luck Ladies!!!

What’s on this Week;

Saturday – Interclub teams are play here – pretty busy till lunchtime

Sunday – Club Day – Men have competitions the same as previous weeks, Women have Strokeplay Champs Round 1.

Monday – course available.

Tuesday – MW Men visit Waikanae.

Wednesday – MW Women. Summer Tray Finals. Semi finals are being played today between Carol Jackson and Trish Honey, the winner will play Erica Wood in the finals

Thursday – MW Men, Business House Twilight – last round.

Friday – Course Closed .

Everyone have a fabulous weekend, hopefully next week our summer will come back!!!

Regards Sonia

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Morning Members,

I hope you all had a great weekend, weather was wonderful.

Winners of the $50.00 raffle were Tony Birtwistle, Jim Walsh, Pat Williams, and Gary Sherwin. – congratulations to you all!!

Roaring Forties finances have now been completed, all winners have been paid and all outstanding monies have been collected. Thanks again for your support!!! You are all Awesome!!!!

Good Luck to Owen Lloyd playing in the NZ Open which started on Thursday, and thanks to Tai Walters on being his Caddy.

If you are visiting the Hutt Hospital the next few days, ex-member Pat Sharon in is Ward 4 – Room 1 and would love to see you.

Our 2019 Champion Mashies team have their first game on Saturday playing at Trentham – Good Luck Guys!!!!

MASHIE Feb 29th at Trentham

Anyone wanting to buy a golf cart??? Peter Stone is looking at upgrading his cart – so if you are interested please contact Peter or the office. It is a petrol Cart and we have a space in the other cart shed for hire.

Ladies Pennants played at Waikanae on Monday, the weather was beautiful, even better Te Marua Ladies had a great win 6 – 3, they are now top equal with Boulcott’s Farm who they play on Monday at Boulcott’s Farm, so we wish them all the best for their game.

Wednesday Mid-Wee Ladies Stableford results are Noeline Berkett 47, Colleen Winter 47, Joanne Carson 40, Jill Dry 36, Faye Turner 34, well done to Erica Wood who won her match, and along with Robyn Smith who had an awesome game.

Men’s Division 3 lost 9 – 6 to Trentham at Trentham on Saturday the players of the day were Tiri Subritzky, Peter Gallen and Sam Iraia. Good Luck for your next game guys!!!

What’s on this Week:

Saturday – course available all day

Sunday – Club Day – Men round 2 of last Sunday’s events. Ladies LGU, Home Links, Putts.

Monday – course available.

Wellington Men’ Vets at Trentham.

Pennants at BFHGC.

Tuesday – MW Men visit Manor Park.

Wednesday – MW Women. LGU, Putts, Home Links event.

Thursday – MW Men and Twilight Golf

Friday- course available.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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Morning Members,

Our thoughts go out to Rob McIntyre who suffered a heart attack and is in hospital, we hope your recovery goes well, we look forward to seeing you in 3 to 4 months back playing golf.

Thanks to Rodger Hough and Greg Knox for pushing a lifeless cart into the cart shed on Tuesday, much appreciated.

Did you drop your Pitch Repairer on Thursday 13th February??? if so contact the shop/office.

The club had a lot of wonderful comments about how beautiful our course is from the Tigers and Cossie Club tournament players.

Friday 13th March the course is closed, we are hosting the Parapine Golf Day.

Have you registered for St Pats day on Tuesday 17th March???

Diplomats v Te Marua is on Friday 20th March, teeing off Midday. – A Registration Form is on the notice board, Diplomats supply the prizes and light snack.

Evergreens play at Te Marua on Thursday 26th March

Halberg Day is on Sunday 29th March.

What’s on this Week:

Saturday – course available all day

Sunday – Club Day – Men are playing for Stroke Play Champs (Best gross 3 of 4), Mayer & Kean Cup (Best net 3 of 4) Don Hazlett Trophy (Best net 2 of 4), Match Play Qualifying ( Best Gross 2 of 4) Bolt Cup (Best Net 2 of 4) all competitions are Round 1, Good Luck to you all. Round 2 on Sunday 1st March, Round 3 on Sunday 8th March, Round 4 on Sunday 15th March. Reserve day is on the 22nd March. (as per attachment)

Monday – course available all day.

Tuesday and Thursday MW Men.

Wednesday – MW Women.

Thursday – Twilight Golf.

Friday – course available all day.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Regards Sonia

Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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Morning Members,

Thanks to Allan Old for clearing all bins weekly of rubbish, plus getting us a new vacuum cleaner.

Thanks to Clive Dunstan for enduring the maintenance of the Golf Carts, they were serviced on Monday and the service guys said the club was doing an exceptional job on maintaining them.

Our 2020 Ladies MAT Interclub team is sitting 1st on the leader board by 0.5 but first is first. On Saturday they played at Wainui in the terrible wind, they were grateful for the 4.5 points, with the best results coming from team Ange Walsh and Kerry Baines, dominating and picking up all three points in their 4 ball and Theresa Scholey calmly winning her singles 3/2 while giving up 8 shots (yes 8) – Awesome work ladies!!!! Good luck for this Saturday at Shandon.

Thanks to all private cart users that made their carts available today for the Tigers tournament for sky news to use, you all know that I only use them if necessary I just used Steve Needham’s cart .

Course is CLOSED Friday, Saturday and Monday.

Sunday 16th February the Men have Summer Cup round 3.

Tuesday – MW Men.

Wednesday – MW Women.

Thursday – MW Men playing Levin, Twilight Round 3.

Friday – course available.

Saturday – Reserve day for Cossie Club. (tee booking sheet will be open after they tee off) Round 4 for Interclub.

Sunday – Stroke play Champs round 1, Mayer & Kean Cup round 1, Don Hazlett Trophy Round 1, Matchplay Qualifying round 1, Bolt Cup round 1 for the Men.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend.

Regards Sonia


Te Marua Golf Club Inc

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Morning Members,

If you took the Friday off I hope you are all enjoying the long weekend.

Really sorry about the muck-up with the Men’s Comps on Thursday entirely my fault in not changing the marker in the default system to white for the Thursday, the winner of the Men’s Hui Ngaparu Trophy was Harvey McGown c/b Net 66, with John Cooper runner-Up, followed by Chas Evans, Dave Fildes and Michael Baines all 66 Net. The winner for the Women’s Lil Parkin Trophy was Kerry Baines 40, with Christine Doughty runner-up on 39 Stablefords. – congratulations to you all.

Good Luck to our Women’s Intercub team playing today.

We have MW Men playing on Tuesday and Thursday this week, with MW Women playing on Wednesday. Twilight golf round 2 on Thursday evening.

Sunday – Club Day – Men will be playing for the Golfer of the Year Round 1, plus Summer Cup round 2.

Friday, Saturday and Monday course CLOSED. – Please grab your bonus cards to play at Shandon or Judgeford for free.

Default Markers are WHITE for Saturday and BLUE for Sunday for the Men, YELLOW for both days for the Ladies.

Every one have a great weekend, make the most of this awesome weather to come up and play some golf.

Your Subscriptions are now in the office for pick-up and payment.

Regards Sonia

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