Weekly Update 18/07/16

Yup, still wet and windy out. Your practice net is now fixed and secured back in by the practice green, thank you Wednesday players!

Preparations are underway for tournaments and events for later in the year, keep and eye out and gather some mates to make these events a winner for your club. The 54 Hole posters are out! Book in Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November for this great event, earlybird entry of $75 (inc 2’s & lunch) if paid by 3rd October. Next week is our monthly Midweek open (Thurs 28th July), $25 entry, rolling start 9.30am – 12pm, great Drury Meats prizes to be won and if you’re not so lucky you might get a locally produced Green Valley milk to take home.

House wanted to rent: Miranda/Maramarua area for approx 6 months, phone Tom Troy 021 536 347

A reminder for volunteers to help with lifting and transporting turf from the old Manukau Golf Club between Fri 2nd Sept and Fri 9th Sept. This is a fantastic opportunity for us and your volunteer help will be most appreciated to make this task manageable. Contact the office, Graham Derrick or another Board member to add your name.
– Mon 1st August – 13th Fairway working bee
– Fri 2nd Sept – Fri 9th Sept – Turf relocation Maramarua/Manukau

Golf results:
Men: Please refer to the competitions by the handicap board, you have until the 19th August to complete the first round of competition, then 4 weeks to complete the next round.
16/07/16 Men’s Saturday scramble: G Cox 42, C Benzie 42, T Detmar 38, S Greeves 37, J Mackie 36, N York 36. Two’s: T Detmar.
19/07/16 Women’s 18 hole scramble: G Cathcart 33, D Glover 27. Two’s: G Cathcart
19/07/16 Women’s 9 hole scramble: P Bunn 18, P Fitzgibbon 14

We are looking for some personal words about what you like about golfing at Maramarua. Joe Bloggs says.. ‘If I don’t get my golfing in I’d be hitting trees for no reason.’ Mary Bloggs says… ‘A great meal and chat after golf makes my day’. If you would like to share with us, you can email, drop by the office or drop you words into the suggestion box in the shop.

If you are out and about, or just feel like a walk around your neighborhood – we have a variety of Maramarua advertising material that you can help the club by picking up and distributing around your local area, workplace, social or sports club.

Upcoming Events:
Tuesdays: Women’s 18 & 9 hole Competitions 9.00am
Wednesdays: Wed scramble 12pm
Saturdays: Men’s competitions assemble 8am for 8:30am start, Women’s 9am
4th Thursday: Midweek Open 9.30-12pm $25 entry

Thurs 28th Jul – Midweek Open, $25, tee off 9:30-12pm
Sat 5th & Sun 6th Nov – 54 Hole Tournament
Tues 22nd Nov – Women’s 9 hole Tournament
Thurs 24th Nov – 1st Xmas Midweek
Sat 3rd Dec – 9am Club AGM
Tues 6th Dec – Women’s Xmas Tournament
Sat 10th Dec – Mixed Xmas Tournament
Thurs 22nd Dec – 2nd Xmas Midweek Open

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