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Bring on Clearwater 2018

December 16, 2017 11:17AM

THE star of Poverty Bay-East Coast’s men’s national interprovincial campaign last week didn’t think twice when asked about his availability for 2018. William Brown, about …

Golf Roundup

December 14, 2017 2:22PM

Tolaga Bay THELMA Waru lifted a relentless female assault on Tolaga Bay to another high on Sunday. Women golfers have been piling up the stableford …

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December 7, 2017 9:31AM

Tolaga Bay ANOTHER weekend, another Watts win. This time it came at the Tolaga Bay Christmas tournament as in-form mother and daughter Ginger and Doreen …

Winning 50th for Brown

December 6, 2017 11:04AM

IT was a 50th that could not have been any sweeter. Poverty Bay-East Coast paid tribute to William Brown chalking up a half-century of matches …

PBEC proud

December 4, 2017 1:04PM

THERE are no loyalty medals given out in interprovincial golf. If there were, two of the men teeing up for Poverty Bay-East Coast on day …

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November 30, 2017 9:19AM

Gisborne Park LISA Trowell made her visit to her former home town a victorious one at the Electrinet Park Christmas tournament on Sunday. In only …

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November 23, 2017 10:57AM

Gisborne Park BO Huhu can identify with the angst Geoff Hill suffered in falling at the last hurdle of the men’s shootout final on Saturday. …

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November 16, 2017 11:09AM

Poverty Bay FOUR players will lock chipping swords to decide the last available place in the men’s shootout final on Sunday. Bruce Talbot, John Pittar, …

Rollicking finish to week for PBEC

November 11, 2017 10:12AM

YEARS from now, Auckland No.1 Brent Patterson probably won’t remember all the players he beat as his side won the Freyberg Masters interprovincial golf title …

Ball rights his wrong nine years on

November 9, 2017 3:44PM

FRANK Ball finally has his hands on a trophy he should have won nine years ago. The left-hander defeated Bernie Rothschild in the Challenge Cup …

Chip-in win a story Jeune won’t forget

November 9, 2017 2:42PM

SIMON Jeune has had plenty of wins in his long and illustrious representative golf career. He’s unlikely, however, to forget his dramatic victory in a …

Golf Roundup

November 9, 2017 10:45AM

Tolaga Bay JOE “Crow” Crawford survived a hail of bullets as Tolaga Bay turned into OK Corral for the men’s shootout final on Sunday. Crawford …

Solomann puts in a perfect performance

November 8, 2017 2:25PM

TWENTY-two years ago David Solomann etched his name into Poverty Bay-East Coast golfing history as a surprise winner of the 1995 Poverty Bay men’s open. …

Reedy reproduces his Sunday best

November 7, 2017 9:45AM

TEARING apart your home course in a Sunday haggle with the boys is one thing. Reproducing that form among the country’s top over-40-year-old players on …

Two new kids on the block

November 4, 2017 11:46AM

LONG-time Poverty Bay-East Coast representative Tony Akroyd will wear an unfamiliar tag when he tees off as one of the new kids on the Freyberg …

Or-gusta a classic golf experience

November 3, 2017 10:32AM

THE couple looked bemused as we walked along State Highway 2 with golf clubs in tow. “Have you seen a Titleist 2,” I asked them …

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November 2, 2017 10:56AM

Poverty Bay Glenn Morley is the Sunday School annual trip champion. Eight-handicapper Morley topped a 32-strong crew, who headed to the Bay of Plenty last …

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October 26, 2017 10:24AM

Poverty Bay ANOTHER round, another volume in the ever-increasing series of Anaru Reedy golfing success stories. The East Coast Open champion made two eagle-2s on …

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October 19, 2017 9:44AM

Poverty Bay WHEN Tuki Sweeney teed off last Thursday, it had been a long time between 19th-hole drinks that he had felt the sub-80 love …

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October 12, 2017 11:07AM

Poverty Bay THE highlights were many for the 80 players who strode the fairways, trudged through the rough, flew high on birdies and drowned sorrows …

A deadly putter the difference

October 9, 2017 9:08AM

GOLF’s Major winners have been known to cuddle up in bed with the trophy following a long night of celebration. Andrew Higham didn’t do that …

Brown escapes carnage

October 7, 2017 11:07AM

IF William Brown today wins his second Poverty Bay Open title on the course he helped groom, he won’t forget a shot of survival from …

Update on the PB Golf Open

October 6, 2017 2:34PM

TOP seed gone. Defending champion gone. No.3 seed gone. The Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay men's open title chase was blown wide open in the …

Reedy top qualifier in Open

October 6, 2017 12:46PM

“SUNDAY School” members are claiming significant credit for Anaru Reedy earning the top qualifier’s honours at the Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay men’s open here …

Poverty Bay Open update

October 5, 2017 3:19PM

A RARE "three twos" feat from Tony Akroyd highlighted the opening round of qualifying in the Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay men's golf open this …

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October 5, 2017 9:12AM

Poverty Bay CLUTCH putts on the last two holes earned Brian Morrissey membership to an exclusive club at Poverty Bay on Sunday. The 74-year-old carded …

Opportunity for tribute

October 4, 2017 1:56PM

THE spirit of Poverty Bay Open great Frank Gordon will hang heavily over the 82nd edition, which tees off tomorrow. The most prolific winner of …

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September 28, 2017 11:49AM

Poverty BayA RED-HOT short game inspired Kim Travers to a career-best round and victory in the division 2 men’s stableford last Thursday.Travers shot 83-21-62, for …

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September 21, 2017 12:36PM

Patutahi A SUPREME display paved a senior men’s victory path for Shayde Skudder on club championship finals day at the weekend. Skudder dethroned defending champion …

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September 14, 2017 8:27AM

Poverty Bay A fifth Poverty Bay-Te Puia Springs senior double is in Andrew Higham’s sights but it won’t come close to the highlight of his …

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September 7, 2017 10:36AM

Gisborne Park JO Kerr overcame her emotions and one of the district’s golfing greats to earn her first Gisborne Park senior women’s club championship yesterday. …

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August 31, 2017 3:53PM

Poverty Bay GOUT in his foot kept Wynne MacLellan out of golf for over two months. He’s back and on Sunday booked himself a place …

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August 24, 2017 9:05AM

Gisborne Park IT took Butch Atkins 25 years to add a second senior men’s club championship crown to his first. He will have to wait …

Another NZ title to comeback kid Ney

August 19, 2017 9:37AM

JUST a couple of weeks after becoming the New Zealand schools under-20 duathlon champion, Gisborne’s Josiah Ney is going under the knife. Surgery to remove …

Golf roundup

August 17, 2017 9:50AM

Tahunga SPENCER Butt was a relieved man after dethroning Mark Steele as two men’s club champions were decided at the weekend. Butt was 6-up on …

Bays battle to the wire again

August 11, 2017 1:05PM

IT has become a “local derby” trend. Another battle of the Bays produced another down-to-the-wire finish — this time at the Poverty Bay golf course …

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August 10, 2017 11:06AM

Gisborne Park A 13-HANDICAPPER is the No.1 seed for the senior men’s club championships while one of the club’s greats is on track for a …

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August 3, 2017 11:50AM

Tolaga Bay THE target hole at the Ray Scragg Motors King of the Coast men’s open proved a challenge for many and a disaster for …

Tyson crowned Coast king

August 2, 2017 12:45PM

HE didn’t need a dragon. Or an army. Tyson Tawera’s “swords” proved sharp enough to win a golfing Game of Thrones as the 2017 Ray …

Myah a silver streak at NZ cross-country champs

August 1, 2017 11:26AM

SHE went for the experience. She returned home as New Zealand’s second-fastest under-13 girls’ cross-country runner. Myah Houthuijzen was once again the darling of Gisborne …

Gold medal comeback by Jacob

July 29, 2017 10:50AM

TWO days of training after a year out of the game proved enough for Eastland Port Gisborne Trampoline Club member Jacob Scholefield at the North …

Coast throne under threat from outsiders

July 28, 2017 11:33AM

RECIPROCATING support has snowballed into probably the lowest-handicapped field in the history of the King of the Coast men’s open at Tolaga Bay this weekend. …

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July 27, 2017 2:51PM

Tolaga Bay NEIL Hansen won’t win a second King of the Coast men’s open title this weekend, but watch out for him in the second …

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July 20, 2017 12:02PM

Poverty Bay THIRTY-eight years after playing in the Barns-Graham Cup men’s pairs for the first time, Neil Mackie finally got his hands on the trophy. …

The flying Fox's 2020 Tokyo vision

July 15, 2017 11:02AM

INJURY, surgery, recovery, resurgence. It’s a step-by-step process heading in the right direction for New Zealand BMX champion Nick Fox as he continues to be …

Callahan's kids step up another level

July 15, 2017 10:25AM

THE excitement level from seeing new talent emerge remains as high as ever for Eastland Port Gisborne Trampoline Club coach Doug Callahan. He has been …

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July 13, 2017 1:09PM

Gisborne Park LONE soldier Chris Palmer gave his two-man opposition a fright before bowing out of contention as the Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village Te …

Myah's golden smile

July 7, 2017 10:15AM

SHE’S known for smiling when she runs. And last weekend Gisborne girl Myah Houthuijzen was beaming from ear to ear after winning gold at the …

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July 6, 2017 10:05AM

Gisborne Park IF Chic Brown and Mason Emery go all the way in the Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village Te Kanawa Cup men’s pairs, they …

Leading the way for the Bays

June 30, 2017 9:32AM

THE “march of the youth” will be underlined this weekend when Gisborne’s Tessa McDonald tees off in her first representative fixture at the top of …

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June 29, 2017 11:29AM

Gisborne Park A HOMER Simpson “doh” moment from the defending champs, the old 1-2-3 birdie punch and a 21-hole battle of attrition were among the …

The Lion Kings

June 24, 2017 11:16AM

SO, in the space of four days, many now think the Lions are more like Simba than Garfield. A win over an underdone New Zealand …

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June 22, 2017 10:56AM

Gisborne Park CLIFF Nepe almost sold himself short in round 1 of the Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village Te Kanawa Cup men’s pairs at the …

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June 15, 2017 9:39AM

Gisborne Park DEFENDING champions Pete Cameron and Bruce Symes made their intentions clearer than a crystal bell in qualifying for the Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement …

Tawhiti-proud George laces up boots at 75

June 14, 2017 11:17AM

SEVENTY-five-year-old George McClutchie reckons his first game of rugby in 30 years will be his last. Well, probably. East Coast club Tawhiti must have set some …

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June 8, 2017 11:07AM

Poverty Bay MAHIA golfer Renee Hiko clearly enjoys the Poverty Bay course. Just a couple of weeks after a starring role for Poverty Bay women …

Everyone's a winner

June 1, 2017 9:49AM

IT was “cheer bro” and “share bro” after rain decided the 2017 Oligoi Jug men’s interclub final on Sunday. For the first time in the …

Golf Roundup

June 1, 2017 9:46AM

Poverty Bay A WEEK after collecting one of the major trophies for women at Poverty Bay Golf Club, Peri Gayford was winning again. Gayford was …

Stories of open glory, and shame

May 26, 2017 12:34PM

IT’S a long walk from the clubhouse to the green on the first hole at Tahunga Golf Club when you’re not hitting a ball. I …

Mac on a mission

May 25, 2017 1:45PM

MOTIVATION is not an issue for one of the country’s newest Black Sticks. Mac Wilcox is the first to acknowledge his elevation to the New …

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May 25, 2017 11:33AM

Poverty Bay PERI Gayford reckons she will need a week off golf after ending a four-day marathon by winning one of the club’s most sought-after …

Patutahi, PB 1 to decide Oligoi Jug pennants title

May 19, 2017 9:46AM

WHEN it comes to the Oligoi Jug men’s interclub pennants, you could say Tony Akroyd “has been around”. The 39-year-old has won pennants titles as …

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May 18, 2017 11:07AM

Gisborne Park WHEN many of the field in last week’s veteran men’s stableford were Brad Reynolds’ age, they were wearing flares and tapping their feet …

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May 11, 2017 1:05PM

Poverty Bay SHAYDE Skudder’s services will not be required if Andrew Higham sticks with a victorious trend in next year’s Enterprise Motor Group men’s open …

Shields unleashed

May 5, 2017 10:35AM

YOU have to give credit to Steve Shields. He plays fewer rounds of golf a year than rainy days in Death Valley. But tomorrow he …

Golf Roundup

May 4, 2017 9:44AM

Te Puia Springs REACHING pension age has had a good wine effect on Clive Dean’s golf. His handicap has dropped four shots (to 11) in …

Hot putter leads Reedy to fourth East Coast Open title

May 3, 2017 2:21PM

WHEN Anaru “Ru” Reedy won the 2006 East Coast open, he vowed he would be back. It took the then-Wellington man 11 years to fulfil …

Higham eyes East Coast Open

April 28, 2017 2:27PM

ANDREW Higham knows what he wants for his 30th birthday. Another East Coast Open men’s championship title would mark the occasion nicely. Higham moves into …

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April 27, 2017 11:46AM

Te Puia Springs The East Coast men’s open and handicap matchplay tournament is at Te Puia Springs on Saturday and Sunday. The field (as of …

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April 20, 2017 9:42AM

Gisborne Park ROTORUA Golf Club member Paul Milroy showed up the locals in the Electrinet Easter tournament on Sunday. Three-handicapper Milroy shot 1-under 71 off …

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April 13, 2017 1:41PM

Gisborne Park BO Huhu stared the ugly face of defeat between the eyes before coming out looking pretty in the men’s handicap cup division 1 …

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April 6, 2017 11:41AM

Mahia TAHUNGA went from two years of bridesmaid finishes to blushing bride status at the E.R.Black Cup interclub held at Mahia on Sunday. The Tahungians’ …

Perfect gold shot witnessed

April 1, 2017 8:33AM

ONE Boyle hit the perfect shot. Another Boyle saw it. And both reacted in similar fashion at Gisborne Park Golf Club last week. “Shot of …

Combinations getting set

March 31, 2017 11:43AM

SORTING out combinations. Introducing new players. Game fitness. Ticking off basic goals is pretty much what it is about in Round 1 of the Gisborne …

Golf Roundup

March 30, 2017 10:37AM

Poverty Bay A LEFT-right combo can prove deadly in boxing. And so it did on the Poverty Bay fairways as Ross Gibson and Barry Brown …

Rookie rowers to taste Maadi Cup competition

March 27, 2017 10:23AM

IT’S a familiar destination but a new experience for many of the Gisborne contingent racing at the Maadi Cup national secondary school rowing regatta this …

Golf Roundup

March 23, 2017 11:57AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, call The Gisborne Herald on 869-0633 or email  Gisborne Park …

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March 16, 2017 10:35AM

Tahunga TAHUNGA marked a new era at its annual open opening tournament on Saturday. A field of around 40 competed and another 20 attended the …

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March 9, 2017 11:03AM

Patutahi FOUR eagles, enough birdies to open an aviary and three red-figure rounds — Jason Devery and Co made it a tough day out if …

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March 2, 2017 10:46AM

Patutahi TWO twos capped Jo Kerr’s senior division-winning gross at the Patutahi women’s open tournament on Saturday. Poverty Bay member Kerr won with a 6-over …

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February 23, 2017 8:52AM

Poverty Bay THE course lowered the white flag and went into battle mode with plenty of help from the week’s much-welcome rain. A heavier track …

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February 16, 2017 9:16AM

Te Puia Springs A GIANT fallen tree cast a symbolic shadow over the Peter Rouse Memorial tournament on the Coast legend’s home course on Sunday. …

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February 9, 2017 11:06AM

Gisborne Park WAIKOHU’S Marg Tuapawa picked an appropriate event to burn up the course — the East Coast fire brigades tournament on Sunday. Tuapawa had …

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February 2, 2017 10:43AM

Gisborne Park ANARU Reedy stamped his class on the Electrinet Park Welcome Open Tournament on Sunday. Reedy was a clear winner of the senior men’s …

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January 26, 2017 1:31PM

Gisborne Park PENNY Shaw is no Lydia Ko but she may well have achieved a feat the world No.1 never did, or will. Shaw, in …

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January 19, 2017 3:46PM

Gisborne Park HE DIDN’T score much on the football field but Les Gunther racked up the points on the fairway to win the premier title …

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January 12, 2017 10:40AM

Gisborne Park Brad Reynolds left his cricket bat at home and used the golf clubs to good effect, winning the men’s stableford. Reynolds won on …

Gordon taking his show on the road

January 7, 2017 11:05AM

ASPIRING professional cyclist Callum Gordon is feeling fit again. A bout of food poisoning after his memorable tour victory in China last year “just destroyed” …

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January 5, 2017 10:48AM

Gisborne Park Daniel Collier equalled the course record he jointly holds during a birdie-filled month of golf. Collier shot 7-under 65 last Thursday to emulate …

Impossible is nothing

December 31, 2016 10:53AM

IT was a tough 2016 season for the Central Sharks Years 3-4 touch team. One win from lots of games, including a couple of good …

Gisborne man to International Triathlon Union executive board

December 29, 2016 10:54AM

A JOURNEY Terry Sheldrake has described as “amazing” will continue for the next four years at the very top administrative end of the sport he …

Golf Roundup

December 29, 2016 10:48AM

Gisborne Park FORTY-five points was only good enough for the consolation prizes as Hank Nyenhuis lit up last Tuesday’s stableford. Nyenhuis racked up 47 points …

Ace feat a first and possibly last for Gary

December 24, 2016 10:47AM

HE doesn’t have a handicap and he’s not a member of a club, but Gary Cunningham is a week away from claiming a golfing feat …

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December 22, 2016 2:19PM

Patutahi BOB Burgess first joined Patutahi as a teenager in 1955. More than 61 years later he became a member of a more exclusive club …

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December 15, 2016 10:15AM

Tolaga Bay SHEREE Dever and Letty Poananga are Tolaga Bay’s women’s club champions for 2017. Dever took on joint Patutahi/Tolaga Bay member Shelley Robertson in …

Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay seeking top-five finish

December 10, 2016 11:29AM

A TOP-FIVE finish was the mission for Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay after ending group play with a team double at the national women’s interprovincial golf tournament …

‘Mean streets’ replaced by lush fairways

December 10, 2016 10:28AM

THE fairways of Poverty Bay are a long way from the “mean streets of east Auckland” and the fields of Australian semi-professional rugby league. But …

Golf Roundup

December 8, 2016 10:49AM

Tolaga Bay TAINE Lincoln chopped two strokes off his low round on his home Tolaga Bay course in claiming the top prize at the annual …

Strong finish from Poverty Bay-East Coast

December 3, 2016 11:53AM

IF you counted the number of golf courses in the Poverty Bay-East Coast region on two hands you would have two fingers and a thumb …

Day in the sun for PBEC

December 2, 2016 10:48AM

POVERTY Bay-East Coast manager Dave Keown woke up yesterday morning, looked out on a beautiful Taranaki morning and later told his team: “This is our …

Hawea the debutant in tournament team

November 28, 2016 10:16AM

TEENAGER Tini Hawea will add his name to Poverty Bay-East Coast golfing history when he tees off at the national interprovincial in New Plymouth tomorrow. …

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November 24, 2016 9:57AM

Poverty Bay JUNE MacKinnon survived three chip-offs and a formidable 18th-hole opponent to win her first Kevin Hollis Glass women’s shootout title in brilliant sunshine …

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November 17, 2016 12:11PM

Patutahi TEENAGER Reef Pohatu was in a class of his own in claiming the top honour in the Ravensdown Patutahi 2-Day Open tournament over the …

PBEC masters earn respect

November 11, 2016 9:06AM

COLLIN Jeffrey has a favourite saying. “There’s nothing like the taste of a free beer.” The just-turned-50-year-old has uttered those words several times this year …

Golf roundup

November 10, 2016 9:36AM

Poverty Bay Nine does not go into eight, thanks to Brad Morgan. His net 72 off the blue tees on Sunday saw him throw a …

Fairway to seven for local vets

November 10, 2016 9:25AM

SUDDEN-death battles, a home-course victory surge and glorious spring weather made for a memorable finals day of the Gisborne East Coast senior men’s open. Eight …

Golf Roundup

October 27, 2016 10:49AM

Gisborne Park Electrinet results, Sunday — men’s stableford: G Hill 43pts, K Kingi 42, J Collier 41, B Watene 38. Two: G Hill Nearest the …

The fall of the mighty

October 23, 2016 9:01AM

ORDER please. Order. President Godfrey Worthington the third raps his knuckles on the table with the authority of a judge wielding a well-used gavel. The …

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October 20, 2016 9:13AM

Patutahi AGE-defying golfer Brian Morrissey stole the spotlight at the Patutahi open closing day tournament. In winning the division 1 men’s stableford, the 73-year-old broke …

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October 13, 2016 11:11AM

Mahia Bruce Yates flew the flag high for his club and single-figure handicappers at the Fiordland Lobster Company and Mainfreight Mahia men’s 36-hole open over …

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October 6, 2016 9:00AM

Mahia The Fiordland Lobster Company and Mainfreight Mahia Men’s 36-hole Open tournament is on SATURDAY/SUNDAY. Players are asked to report to the office on arrival. …

Classic country golf club

October 1, 2016 12:08PM

SHOULD have brought the clubs. That’s the first thought as I steer the Herald car into the Patutahi Golf Club driveway. The weather gods have …

Golf Roundup

September 29, 2016 8:51AM

Poverty Bay TINI Hawea fell at the first matchplay hurdle but can still reflect on a successful Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay men’s open, which …

Kerekere grinds out victory

September 26, 2016 2:22PM

THE record books don’t care how you win. When young golfers with big dreams look up at the honours board at Poverty Bay Golf Club …

Four take their own paths at PB Open

September 24, 2016 11:57AM

TWO very different paths were taken to reach the same destination as the semifinalists were sorted at the Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay men’s golf …

Tough day out for many

September 23, 2016 12:18PM

A CHAMPION living up to his status, a two-fat-ladies comeback and a masters mission accomplished were features of Day 1 of the Emerre and Hathaway …

Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay Open under way

September 22, 2016 2:29PM

GREENKEEPER William Brown overcame miserable conditions to shoot the low round of the morning as the Emerre and Hathaway Poverty Bay Open got under way …

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September 22, 2016 9:16AM

Poverty Bay A BEE sting on his 28th birthday threatened but could not derail Peter Kerekere’s bid for a first senior men’s club championship title. …

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September 15, 2016 11:30AM

Patutahi TONY Akroyd added another honour to his impressive collection and Skylah Pohatu successfully swapped sticks in club championships finals day on Sunday. Akroyd regained …

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September 8, 2016 9:25AM

Poverty Bay JOHN Rouse wrote 26 chapters in his book Links With The Past — A History of the Poverty Bay Golf Club 1893-2007. The …

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September 1, 2016 9:08AM

Poverty Bay PETE Kerekere is the sole flagbearer for the under-30s heading into the semifinals of the senior men’s club championships. Had it been a …

A taste of perfection as Pete masters his craft

August 26, 2016 9:30AM

IF you’d asked Pete Anderson a couple of years ago what he’d rather be doing, making craft beer or playing golf, there would have been …

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August 25, 2016 9:48AM

Poverty Bay A 21st-hole birdie has earned top qualifier Peter Kerkere a semifinals berth as he looks to tick a first senior men’s club championship …

Hay, Atkins do Park club championship double at 60

August 19, 2016 2:32PM

FORTY-three years ago teenagers Karen Hay and Butch Atkins were members of a Poverty Bay-East Coast junior team that won the Booth Shield junior interprovincial. …

Golf roundup

August 18, 2016 9:29AM

Gisborne Park IT is not 100 percent certain it is a Park first but it is at the least a rarity. Father and son Danny …

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August 11, 2016 11:05AM

Gisborne Park HE won his first and currently only senior men’s club championship title 25 years ago. Butch Atkins is now one win away from …

40 years on, Walker still the one

August 7, 2016 9:01AM

I don’t remember too much about 1976. I know my Elgin School standard 2 teacher was Miss Monk, Lisa Bound was the prettiest girl in …

Golfing patience a winning virtue for Pete

August 5, 2016 10:24AM

LAST year a moment of brilliance denied Peter Kerekere his first King of the Coast men’s open title. Last weekend something far less dramatic won …

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August 4, 2016 8:54AM

Tolaga Bay PETE Kerekere took the throne while several other players earned royal honours at the King of the Coast men’s open tournament over the …

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July 28, 2016 9:52AM

Gisborne Park SEL Peneha has a long road ahead if he is to assume the men’s No.1 mantle at Gisborne Park. But he took a …

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July 21, 2016 10:47AM

Gisborne Park A SIGN of relief rather tha a cry of triumph was the 19th-hole reaction from Peter Cameron and Bruce Symes after winning the …

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June 9, 2016 9:13AM

Poverty Bay Tene Goldsmith warmed up for this weekend’s Barns-Graham Cup men’s pairs qualifying with two of his best rounds so far this year. Goldsmith …

A record that may never be broken — Skuse

July 15, 2016 2:34PM

TWO Barns-Graham Cup men’s pairs final victories, both on extra holes and accomplished 36 years apart. Bill Allen believes it’s a record “I don’t think …

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July 14, 2016 9:43AM

Poverty Bay BILL Allen and Roy Skuse created Poverty Bay history with victory in the Barns-Graham Cup men’s pairs matchplay final on Sunday. Allen and …

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July 7, 2016 9:35AM

Gisborne Park It is down to the last four in the Te Kanawa Cup men’s pairs and the classic sporting cliche “on the day” is …

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June 30, 2016 10:46AM

Gisborne Park Number one seeds. Gone. Number two seeds. Gone Number three seeds. Gone. And you can keep going until you get to the seventh …

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June 23, 2016 10:30AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Gisborne …

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June 16, 2016 9:23AM

Poverty Bay THE top seeds survived, the defending champions did not as the Barns-Graham Cup men’s pairs produced its usual anthology of agony and ecstasy …

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June 2, 2016 9:29AM

Poverty Bay A POSTPONED partnership came up winning trumps a year later in the final of the Kahlenberg Cup women’s pairs yesterday. Terry Allan (off …

Champions get home and relax, but not for long

May 27, 2016 2:36PM

WHEN the All Blacks arrived home from confirming New Zealand as the No.1 rugby nation in the world last year, the aftermatch party went on …

Golf Roundup

May 26, 2016 10:03AM

Tahunga SOME players never lose it. Even after an lengthy period away from the game, they only need a little oiling to soon be running …

Ugly shot a beauty for the bay

May 20, 2016 1:05PM

BRENT Colbert has played plenty of brilliant shots in his extensive golf career. The one that put Poverty Bay (1) into the final of the …

Player of the day washes the strip

May 19, 2016 4:10PM

WHAT do you get for scoring one of the more memorable goals of the season for Wainui Demons in an Eastern League Division 1 football …

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May 19, 2016 2:33PM

Poverty Bay PETE Kerekere and William “Wi” Brown reigned supreme at the Enterprise Motor Group men’s open foursomes on Saturday. But they had to come …

Par wars . . . may the foursomes be with you

May 13, 2016 11:43AM

THE “Bledisloe Cup” of Poverty Bay-East Coast golf goes on the line at the Awapuni links tomorrow. It has nothing to do with Australia-NZ rivalry …

Happy with share of spoils

May 12, 2016 12:59PM

DEFENDING champions Thistle Massive lost their 100 percent win record in Eastern League football at the weekend but their coach is not complaining. If anything, …

Moving on up to a superboat

May 7, 2016 9:33AM

THE name Briant is set to return to the superboats cauldron for the next New Zealand jetsprinting season. Gisborne driver Blake Briant confirmed to The …

Jeune claims his first East Coast Open

May 6, 2016 11:21AM

THE legends would have approved. When Simon Jeune parred the 16th hole to clinch his first East Coast Open title at Te Puia Springs on …

Golf roundup

May 5, 2016 9:23AM

Te Puia Springs HE will never be the king of Te Puia Springs but Brian Morrissey certainly has a place on East Coast great Peter …

Another NZ title for Mason

April 30, 2016 11:26AM

SIX and counting. Gisborne’s Glenn Mason underlined his status as one of the most prolific navigators in New Zealand jetsprinting history as he clocked up …

Golf Roundup

April 28, 2016 8:51AM

Te Puia FORMER All Black Joe Stanley won’t win the East Coast Open but he will be part of the tournament this weekend. Stanley, a mate …

Two goals for Jirah

April 21, 2016 3:59PM

HIS grandfather Richard Mulligan played 24 games for the All Whites in the backline. Fourteen-year-old Jirah Wanoa is following in those footsteps further up the …

Double whitewash gives PB 1 commanding lead

April 21, 2016 3:41PM

A DROUGHT-breaking win, a reminder that 60 is the new 40 and the return of “Coastie” marked last Saturday’s rounds of the Oligoi Jug men’s …

Golf roundup

April 21, 2016 3:09PM

Gisborne Park A BIRDIE on the 18th proved vital for Anthony Pahina and Blanche Walker in club competition on Sunday. Both players made threes on …

Newdick, Mason lead

April 16, 2016 12:27PM

IT was a case of survive and conquer as Gisborne jetpsrinter Glenn Mason took a massive leap towards another New Zealand title in Wanganui last …

‘Awesome’ first win for Zach

April 15, 2016 2:36PM

ASK jason day, Jordan Spieth or Rory McIlroy, any top sportsperson for the matter, and most, if not all, will agree: You never forget your …

Make that a double

April 14, 2016 2:27PM

THE usual suspects flexed their muscle as the Oligoi Jug men’s interclub pennants teed off at Tolaga Bay on Saturday. Defending champions Poverty Bay (1) …

Golf Roundup

April 14, 2016 11:10AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Gisborne …

His eye on the ball

April 10, 2016 9:31AM

REECE Witters isn’t sure how many countries he has been to in the past few years. “I think it’s about 40, with more pending this …

Golf Roundup

April 7, 2016 3:12PM

Gisborne Park JAYDEN Bright has taken little time to reproduce the form that won him the 2012 senior club champion title. Bright won the men’s …

Golf roundup

March 31, 2016 8:54AM

Poverty Bay CLIFF Poole’s defence of the Reynolds Cup men’s matchplay title remains alive. Poole saw off Ken White 1-up in their quarterfinal clash to …

Queen of golf drama reigns

March 26, 2016 11:41AM

JO Kerr is something of a “drama queen” when it comes to finals. Not in the melodramatic, overly emotional sense; rather in the nail-biting way …

Golf Roundup

March 24, 2016 9:11AM

Poverty Bay NIGEL Jones picked the right time to play his best golf in over a year. Jones proved seedings mean nothing by disposing of …

Golf roundup

March 17, 2016 2:51PM

Poverty Bay JASON Phillips celebrated his 40th birthday early by winning the Awapuni Shootout pairs title for the third time on Sunday. Phillips (off a …

Golf Roundup

March 10, 2016 8:58AM

Tahunga COUSINS Regan Hindmarsh and Calypso Stills-Hindmarsh flew the youth flag high at Tahunga’s open opening day. The Patutahi compiled 47 points in the American …

Briant crew ‘stoked’ with runner-up spot

March 3, 2016 3:37PM

DIDN’T crash. Tick. Made the podium. Tick. Still top of the leaderboard. Tick. Gisborne’s Blake Briant could not have asked for much more of his …

Golf Roundup

March 3, 2016 10:06AM

Tolaga Bay FIRST-time combo Walter Robinson and Gay Young took no time to click in Tolaga Bay’s open opening tournament on Sunday. Tolaga Bay member …

Judo addict has high hopes

March 1, 2016 2:58PM

JUDO is “like a drug” for Gisborne black belt Tim Brew. His high comes from competing and in April the addiction will be fed in …

Lesson taken from fiery crash

February 27, 2016 12:19PM

DISASTER brought a Gisborne jetsprinting couple international fame but also taught them what could end up being a New Zealand title-winning lesson. Driver Blake Briant …

Golf Roundup

February 25, 2016 9:21AM

Patutahi GEORGE Brown and Helen Pomana combined talents to win the Canadian foursomes section at Patutahi’s open opening tournament on Sunday. The home-course pair posted …

Golf Roundup

February 18, 2016 10:24AM

Gisborne Park HANK Nyenhuis is no stranger to three-digit numbers. Scores of 100-plus to his name are more common than a who’s who of international …

Golf Roundup

February 11, 2016 11:36AM

Gisborne Park TUKI Sweeney admits he “amazed myself” with two hot rounds in the space of four days. Sweeney was presented the Te Karaka trophy …

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February 4, 2016 9:50AM

Gisborne Park REBECCA Walford took full advantage of the run on a drying Park course in the Electrinet Park Christmas tournament on Sunday. Walford’s 86-22-64 …

Bay come up against strong Hamilton side

February 2, 2016 8:19AM

POVERTY Bay coach David McDonald was expecting his side to face a Hamilton cricket team featuring a few Northern Districts guns for their Brian Dunning …

Dalziel duo making mark on ODE circuit

January 30, 2016 10:25AM

FORMER Campion College student Xavier Dalziel is making a name for himself on the motocross scene. And younger brother Turtz is climbing the rankings in …

Could-be-worse take on season-ending injury

January 30, 2016 9:14AM

IF you are going to suffer an injury, now’s probably the best time. That’s international football referee and representative cricketer Mel Knight’s could-be-worse take on …

Bay boys chasing upset win to get off their duck

January 29, 2016 10:32AM

FOUR games. Four losses. And the defending champions still to be played. Poverty Bay are staring up the face of a Himalayan mountain on a …

Super 8 winners not decided yet

January 28, 2016 2:43PM

THE winners of the Gisborne-hosted Super 8 secondary schools tournament probably won’t be decided until at least mid-February. Rain this morning ended finals day before …

Golf Roundup

January 28, 2016 10:28AM

Gisborne Park EVAN Parkin got a nice surprise when he tallied his score in the men’s stableford on Saturday — a career-best round of 75-13-62, …

On track for world jetsprinting title

January 25, 2016 2:52PM

HALFWAY there. Gisborne jetsprinting duo Blake Briant and Kate Hoogerbrug head to the second and deciding round of the UIM world titles with one hand …

Age no barrier for man with the Goldie touch

January 21, 2016 10:31AM

THERE’S not too much left for Tene Goldsmith to achieve in his 30-year golfing career. From representing Poverty Bay-East Coast to five holes-in-one to a …

Kiwi combos will take some beating: Mason

January 23, 2016 9:19AM

Seasoned Gisborne navigator Glenn Mason expects the Kiwis to be too strong for the internationals in the group A division of the 2016 UIM Jetsprint …

‘We’ve left no stone unturned’

January 23, 2016 8:52AM

WHATEVER happens in the 2016 UIM Jetsprint World Championships, Gisborne’s Blake Briant is certain of one thing — he could not be more ready. Two …

Marama reigns supreme

January 22, 2016 10:51AM

IT’S today New Zealand, tomorrow the world for Mareikura teen sensation Marama Elkington after retaining the premier women’s W1 crown at the waka ama sprint …

Oceania triathlon champs all go

January 20, 2016 11:15AM

AN Olympic Games carrot and Oceania glory have the Aussies planning a golden assault on the 2016 Sovereign TriGisborne Oceania Championships here in March. “We’ve …

Golf Roundup

January 14, 2016 12:35PM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz  Gisborne …

Year today, gone tomorrow

December 31, 2015 12:25PM

CORRUPTION in FIFA. Whoop dee doo. Drugs in Russian athletics. So friggin’ what? Optically deluded third umpire costs Black Caps test. Tell someone who gives …

Golf Roundup

December 24, 2015 8:25AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz   Gisborne …

Tessa McDonald's week at Toro national women’s interprovincial

December 18, 2015 8:35AM

GISBORNE’S top female golfer is not sure what 2016 holds for her but she won’t forget the way she ended 2015. A late call-up, a …

Golf Roundup

December 17, 2015 8:51AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Poverty …

Golf Roundup

December 10, 2015 11:34AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.n Tolaga …

Team half ends PBEC’s Toro losing streak

December 4, 2015 12:23PM

THE wind and a tree conspired to deny Poverty Bay-East Coast a first team win in three years on day 3 of the Toro national …

Two wins to Kerekere but team golf victory eludes PBEC

December 3, 2015 9:17AM

A SIMPLE game plan well executed brought Peter Kerekere a perfect individual performance offset by a “gut-wrenching” team experience at the Toro men’s national interprovincial …

Golf roundup

December 3, 2015 8:57AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Gisborne …

Double loss for PBEC at Toro

December 2, 2015 3:41PM

THEY were always expecting a steep climb but Poverty Bay-East Coast were a little shocked by the gradient of the opening day’s challenge at the …

Round 3 of the Toro men's national interprovincial golf tourney

December 2, 2015 2:54PM

POVERTY Bay-East Coast came agonisingly close to a shock victory in round 3 of the Toro men's national interprovincial golf tournament in Invercargill this morning. …

Lizard basks in the shootout sun

November 26, 2015 10:35AM

POVERTY Bay shootout and intermediate club champion Gray Clapham will not be changing his profile picture on the NZ Golf handicap website. Staring nonchalantly back …

Golf roundup

November 26, 2015 10:12AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Poverty …

Disappointment spurring on her efforts

November 21, 2015 11:05AM

GISBORNE’S top woman golfer is using disappointment as inspiration following her non-selection for the 2015 national interprovincial next month. Tessa McDonald admits she was a …

Golf Roundup

November 19, 2015 8:01AM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Herald at 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Poverty …

Not enough to end the drought

November 7, 2015 8:20AM

ONE of the best individual performances in Poverty Bay-East Coast masters history was not enough to lift them off the bottom of the ladder at …

One more chance to post a win at Freyburg Masters

November 6, 2015 9:42AM

IT’S last chance saloon for Poverty Bay-East Coast in their Holy Grail-like quest for a team win at the Freyberg Masters interprovincial in New Plymouth. …

Drama on the fairways

November 4, 2015 4:33PM

RELIEF or elation. Probably a bit of both for Poverty Bay-East Coast players Bruce Yates and Dougal Watts after ending losing streaks in dramatic style …

No team joy for PBEC on day one of Freyberg Masters

November 3, 2015 3:57PM

POVERTY Bay-East Coast’s search for an elusive team win has continued into day two of the Freyberg Masters interprovincial in New Plymouth today. PBEC fell …

PBEC out to break masters drought

October 30, 2015 3:46PM

November 9, 2006. Plenty of Freyberg Masters water has flowed under the matchplay bridge since then but not victoriously for the Poverty Bay-East Coast team. …

Chum eyes one more ace in the hole

October 29, 2015 4:21PM

THREE down. One to go. Chum Aramakutu is a swing away from achieving a unique hole-in-one feat at Gisborne Park. The 70-year-old left-hander earlier this …

Dream to make PGA Tour

October 22, 2015 4:21PM

HE dresses like Rickie Fowler, stands on the same side of the ball as Phil Mickelson and shares a Christian name with two-time major winner …

Golf Roundup

October 2, 2015 12:24PM

If you have a story, tournament to promote or results you wish to have printed, contact The Gisborne Heraldon 869-0633 or email sports@gisborneherald.co.nz Gisborne Park …

Postman Pete delivers

September 28, 2015 12:01PM

A BIKE accident as a kid closed the door on Pete Kerekere’s promising career in judo. On Saturday he kicked the door open in the …

A rugby story he will tell his sons

September 21, 2015 12:01PM

MICHAEL Broadhurst’s two young boys did not see Dad play his part in the biggest upset in the history of rugby . . . but …

Time with family will be a highlight

September 11, 2015 4:14PM

SPENDING quality time with his “nan” has inspired two-time winner Steve Donnelly to return home from over the Tasman for the Poverty Bay open championship. …

Tokyo drift

September 2, 2015 4:45PM

HE swapped the land of the long white cloud for the land of the rising sun, and his international path will this month take former …

Poverty Bay back on top

June 17, 2015 5:18PM

THE Bay side of William Brown (at No.1), Peter Kerekere (No.2), Simon Jeune (No.3) and Matthew Watts (No.4) defeated the East Coast club 6-2 in …

Keen for another taste of the Aussies

April 29, 2015 4:11PM

HEAD coach Matt Sutton took a small Midway team to the 100th Australian national championships on the Gold Coast. Known as the Aussies, the week-long …

Gisborne teen sets pool record in Sydney champs

April 15, 2015 12:06PM

GISBORNE teenager Joshua Taylor-Martin set a Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay record in a tough opening two days of the Australian age group championships in Sydney. Taylor-Martin …

Lytton High wins Ki o Rahi

April 13, 2015 1:56PM

RITANA (Lytton High) realised a five-year-old vision when they won the NZ Secondary Schools Ki o Rahi Championship in Gisborne on Saturday.Ritana defeated Turanga Wahine …

Margaret River Pro tests Christie

April 15, 2015 3:01PM

GISBORNE-Mahia surfer Ricardo Christie will hit the waves in the 2015 World Surf League’s Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia, starting on Wednesday.Christie …