Pennants titles up for grabs at Gore

17:00, May 15 2014

It will be a big day at Gore Golf Club on Sunday with the MLT-sponsored vice-presidents pennants and handicap pennants finals being played.

In the vice-presidents pennants, Queens Park will play Invercargill A and Greenacres will play Invercargill B in the semifinals, before progressing to finals that afternoon.

In the handicap pennants, the following clubs will play in the finals, which are contested over four divisions: Bluff, Dipton, Gore, Greenacres, Hedgehope, Mataura, Mossburn, Nightcaps, Otautau, Queens Park, Riversdale, Riverton, Southland, Tokanui, Waikaka and Wyndham.


Eighteen clubs contested the Golf Southland Women's Pennants competition played at Winton Golf Club on Monday.

Waikaka won the tournament with 104, Queens Park was second on 102 (on countback), Wyndham was third on 102 and Winton was fourth, also on 102.


Winton's Nola Wilson posted the best individual score of the day with 41 points.


The Golf Southland annual meeting will be held on May 25 at Otautau Golf Club. There will be nine holes of speed ambrose golf from 1pm, with each club to have a three-person mixed team, followed by the meeting at 4pm.

A full attendance of clubs is required, so please advise Golf Southland of your teams (email by 2pm on Wednesday, May 21.


The Gilmour Rosebowl and Laing Shield were both up for grabs this week.

The Winton ladies challenged holders Lumsden for the Gilmour Rosebowl yesterday, and the Bluff men will attempt to win the Laing Shield off Southland (Oreti Sands), tomorrow.


Southland's Vaughan McCall has been re-selected for New Zealand Golf's National Academy, in tier one, alongside top amateur golfers including Joshua Munn (Manawatu), Tae Koh (Manukau), Luke Toomey (Riverside) and Blair Riordan (Takaka). The tier one players have been consistent reps for New Zealand and are among the frontrunners for national selection, principally with the World Amateur Team Championship in Japan in September.