The 3 Manawatu-Wanganui groups controlled a mixed 3 wins and two attracts from their 9 rounds within the interprovincial quadrangular tournaments held at Wanganui Golfing Membership over the weekend.
Their effects have been sufficient to come back runnerup in all 3 divisions in the back of the dominant Wellington squads.
As a part of the 125th Jubilee, the Belmont Hyperlinks membership were given to host 88 avid gamers representing Wellington, Hawkes Bay-Poverty Bay, Taranaki and the house Manawatu-Wanganui squads in males, ladies and masters pageant.
Membership member sisters Tara and Sera Raj have been within the ladies’s group contesting the Sybil Inexperienced silverware, whilst Stu Gillespie and Rick Harding have been on their house path within the masters group going after the Stu Smith Memorial, as used to be a former native in Junior Tatana.
Within the Saturday morning spherical, the Manawatu-Wanganui ladies performed out a 4-Four draw with Hawke’s Bay, as Sera Raj misplaced to Ellen Ball 3/2, whilst Tara used to be overwhelmed 1up by means of Tessa McDonald.
The masters noticed Manawatu-Wanganui have a heavy 4.5-1.Five loss to Wellington, with Gillespie dropping 5/Three to Brad Rowland whilst Harding went down 3/1 to Malcolm Gullery, even though Tatana controlled a draw with Matt Pegg.
Manawatu-Wanganui ladies picked up their recreation within the Sunday afternoon spherical with a 7.5-0.Five crushing of Taranaki, as Tara and Sera Raj each picked up 8/6 wins over Tineka Kumeroa and Rebecca Johnston respectively.
The masters additionally lifted to drag out a three.5-2.Five win over Hawke’s Bay, even though Gillespie misplaced 2/1 to Glenn Sloan whilst Harding used to be overwhelmed 3/Four by means of Dave Wilkinson.
Manawatu-Wanganui gained the final two video games to tee off, which integrated Tatana beating Steffan Hepburn 5/4.
Onto the Sunday morning spherical and the ladies’s group’s hope of having the silverware used to be ended by means of a slender 4.5-3.Five defeat to Wellington.
Sera Raj misplaced to Amy Li 2/1, whilst Tara used to be overwhelmed by means of Darae Chung 2up.
The Manawatu-Wanganui masters finished a just right restoration from their difficult get started with a 4.5-1.Five win over Taranaki.
Gillespie picked up his first win by means of beating Stephen McIntosh 2up, as did Harding with a three/2 victory over Aarun Langton, whilst Tatana finished a really perfect match with 1up win over Brian Martelletti.
Those effects supposed Manawatu-Wanganui completed 2nd in each tournaments, with Wellington claiming each titles.
It used to be a identical tale within the males’s pageant for the Shand Cup.
After a 4-Four draw with Taranaki within the Saturday morning spherical, Manawatu-Wanganui misplaced to Wellington 5.5-2.Five within the afternoon.
They rebounded to overcome Hawke’s Bay 6.5-1.Five on Sunday morning, which once more used to be sufficient to come back runnerup as Wellington made a blank sweep of the titles.