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The latest from the tee-offs.

The latest from the tee-offs.

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Tolaga Bay

Shelley Robertson’s star shone brightest as plenty of sizzling scores were posted at Tolaga Bay’s Christmas tournament on Sunday.

Patutahi/Tolaga Bay member Robertson won the women’s stableford with 80-18-62, for 45 points — her lowest round since joining Patutahi in 2007.

It completed a double of sorts for Robertson, who won the 0-22 net at the Tolaga Bay women’s Christmas tournament on Friday.

Poverty Bay’s MJ Bloem was also on fire in finishing runner-up in Sunday’s Christmas event. She had four birdies in her 77-14-63, for 43 points. It is only the second time she has officially shot in the 70s.

Third-placed Alvie Hale’s 90-23-67, for 42 points, was her best score at any course in over 2½ years.

Dan Maitai won the men’s stableford with 77-17-60, for 44 points — a back nine of 35 putting him out on his own.

The Christmas tournament also featured the annual interclub trophy clash between Tolaga Bay and Te Puia Springs.

The women finished tied on an average of 35.6 points. Tolaga Bay won the men’s trophy, 34.3 to Te Puia’s 33.

SUNDAY — Tolaga Bay Christmas tournament, men’s stableford: D Maitai 44, D Goldsmith 42, T McNeil 41, R Hindmarsh 40, M Watts 40, D Collier 40, B Johnson 40, T Hindmarsh 39, W Mackey 39, R Pomana 39, C Aramakutu 39, M Grant 39, P Stevenson 39, R Nichol 38, Joe Lincoln 38, R Walker 37, Joel Lincoln 37, M Brooker 37, D Milner 36, W Robinson 36, T Green 36, C Palmer 36, L Green 36, M Emery 36.

Women’s stableford: S Robertson 45, MJ Bloem 43, A Hale 42, G Roberts 41, M Tuapawa 41, L Poananga 38, G Young 38, J MacKinnon 38, T Aramakutu 37, A Cook 37, A Stills-Hindmarsh 36, R Walford 33, J Kerr 33.

Long drive, women: MJ Bloem.

Approach, women: MJ Bloem.

Long drives, men: K Howe.

Approach: K Howe.

Approach on 9: B Yates.

Twos: T Hindmarsh, C Palmer, G Watson, MJ Bloem, R Walker 2, C Aramakutu, R Mackey, D Collier 2, K Howe.

FRIDAY — Women’s Christmas tournament, 0-22 net: S Robertson 66.

22-40: Gisborne Park’s Mihi Marino 68.

Stableford: J Kerr 39, J Foot 39, T Lewis 37, MJ Bloem 37, G Young 36, J Alderson 36, P Joseph 35, L McLaughlin 35, S Maisey 35.

Twos: J Foot.

Long drives: MJ Bloem (0-22), M Marino (23-40).

Approaches: L McLaughlin (0-22), P Joseph (23-40).

Coming up: SUNDAY, club day, stableford.

Gisborne Park

TAM Buckingham’s NZ Golf handicap index scoring history suggests the number 87 has become something of a nemesis.

Not that he would complain after it brought him victory in the men’s net on Sunday.

Buckingham shot 87-22-65 — his lowest number of the year at the Park and best round since the same score in February 24 of 2014.

Further scanning of his scoring shows that he shot 87 — 13 off a hundred for the superstitious — on five previous occasions going back to his previous best round at his home course, an 83 on October 18, 2009.

Francie Hutton showed her first sub-100 score after 44 century-plus rounds was no fluke. She followed up her November 29 round of 99 with 98-32-66 on Sunday to win the women’s stableford with 43 points.

A triple-bogey-8 on the 13th cost Karen Hay one of her low scores of the year. Her 79-8-71, 3-up on the card, was still good enough to win the women’s par on Saturday, thanks to 14 pars.

Bo Huhu’s men’s stableford-winning 40 points on Saturday was a rollercoaster ride in the front nine. He mixed two triple bogeys with a birdie, a sole bogey on the first and five pars in shooting 42, but came home in 1-over 37 including seven pars.

Right surname, wrong Christian one. Mark Watts won the division 1 men’s net at Park’s Christmas tournament not Matthew Watts as reported in Golf Roundup last week. Wattie shot 77-11-66.

Electrinet Park results, SUNDAY — Women’s stableford: F Hutton 98-32-66, 43.

Men’s net: T Buckingham 87-23-64, J Glassford 79-12-67, H Geyer 86-19-67.

Twos: T Buckingham, J Glassford, B Cox.

Approach: H Geyer.

Men’s best second shot on 18: J Glassford.

Women’s best third shot on 18: J Akuhata.

SATURDAY — Women’s par: K Hay +3 on c/b.

Men’s stableford: B Huhu 40, K Kingi 39, E Parkin 38, C Aramakutu 37, D Harrison 37.

WEDNESDAY (Dec 2) — Women’s hidden partners’ net: K Tamanui/S Paku 136.

TUESDAY (Dec 1) — Veteran men’s par: H Nyenhuis +6, L Green +4, J Rosewarne +4, B Symes +3, C Palmer +2, E Parkin +2, S Mohlmann +2, B Atkins +1.

Twos: R Farmer, P Koorey, M Hutton, P Mitchell.

COMING UP: SUNDAY, Dec 20, Backwards Day tournament; SUNDAY, Dec 27, Tairawhiti Maori tournament.

Patutahi

CECIL Brown converted his hot Friday nine-hole form to Sunday success.

Brown won the junior men’s division of the meat pack nine-hole stableford with 25 points – shooting 4-over 39 off the stick.

Two days later he won the men’s stableford with 83-21-62, for 44 points.

Teenager Regan Hindmarsh charged to a 3-under 32, for 24 points, to win the senior division of the Friday meat pack stableford.

SUNDAY — Men’s stableford: C Brown 83-21-62, 44; W Baty 73-13-60, 43; G Tattersfield 85-20-65.

Women’s stableford: H Pomana 36, M Brown 34.

Jackpot: W Baty.

Twos: W Baty.

FRIDAY — Meat pack nine-hole stableford, senior division: R Hindmarsh 24, K Kennedy 22, S Pohatu 22.

Junior division: C Brown 25, D Humphrey 24, J Graham 24, J Tietjen 23.

COMING UP: SUNDAY, Guy Farmer Trophy, 12.30pm (following AGM), club prizegiving to follow.

Poverty Bay

A BACK-nine 41 propelled Brian Hall to a 13-month low round and victory in the men’s stableford last Thursday.

Hall carded 86-23-63, for 45 points, on a day where less than 40 was not good enough.

Runner-up Gerald Kemp has to go back a lot further than Hall to find a score at the Bay matching his 85-21-64, for 44 points — September 12, 2013 to be exact.

Mark Norman’s Watson Park practice reaped men’s stableford-winning reward on Sunday.

Normo’s 79-14-65, for 43 points was only his second sub-80 round this year. He started with five consecutive bogeys but steered himself back on course by playing the next six holes 1-under, including a two on the sixth.

SUNDAY — Men’s stableford: M Norman 43, R Gibson 42, R Young 41, D Pirimona 40, B Morgan 40, D Patumaka 40, A White 39.

Twos: T Donovan, M Norman, R Gibson, R Young, C Warwick.

Approach: P Anderson.

SATURDAY — Men’s stableford: H Johanson 41, D Pirimona 40, J Situ 40, A Hayward 40, C Jeffrey 40, J Vaughan 39, R Owen 39.

Approach: G Brown.

THURSDAY (Dec 3) — Men’s stableford: B Hall 45, G Kemp 44, C Poole 41, N McGregor 40.

Twos: B Payne, V Richardson.

Approach: V Richardson.

Twos: J Situ, G Brown, J Vaughan.

The First Light Frozen/Taste One Xmas Open Tournament is on SUNDAY. Report at 9am for a 9.30am shotgun start. The draw is — No.1 tee: R Owen, P Rickard, N Mackie, A White; H Johanson, G Clapham, B Allen, R Skuse.

No.2: S Jeune, B Colbert, C Jeffrey, A Reedy; J Situ, S Palmer, S Olsen, M Smith.

No.3: R Walford, T Aramakutu, C Aramakutu, D Collier; L Green, V Grace, E Wynyard, M Tuapawa.

No.4: C Evans, A Swann, M Orford, R Lightfoot.

No.5: P Bayly, M Cousins, G Grant, R Wells; R Morley, G Morley, M Callaghan, M Jefferson.

No.6: A Kirkpatrick, D Kirkpatrick, J Bell, B Bell; Rod Young, D Mettrick, C Smith, A Hayward.

No.7: W Thompson, O Thompson, R Fletcher, V Fletcher; R Foster, D Atkins, R Kelly, N McGregor.

No.8: J Kerr, A Hale, L Holmberg, L Poananga; B Atkins, C Rock, R Foon, C Palmer.

No.9: G Brown.

No.10: C Bauld, M Stevens, L Foster, H Geyer; L Shepherd, M Colebourne, J MacKinnon, A Ward.

No.11: C Warwick, K Travers, L Pollitt, D Meadows; G Marchbank, B Morrissey, R Gibson, K Daniels.

No.12: D Glover, L Gunther, P Stewart, D Wright; J Kerekere, B Morgan, D Pirimona, L Hewson.

No.13: N Jones, C Simpson, S Johnson, M Karalus.

No.16: M Pohatu, K Kingi.

No.17: K White, C Taewa, M Norman, Ron Young; R Pohatu, D McFadyen, M Emery, P Hakiwai.

No.18: D Webb, T Lewis, P Gayford, J Pohatu; S Croskery, R Johnstone, P Grogan, J Whitehead.

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 Bay

Shelley Robertson’s star shone brightest as plenty of sizzling scores were posted at Tolaga Bay’s Christmas tournament on Sunday.

Patutahi/Tolaga Bay member Robertson won the women’s stableford with 80-18-62, for 45 points — her lowest round since joining Patutahi in 2007.

It completed a double of sorts for Robertson, who won the 0-22 net at the Tolaga Bay women’s Christmas tournament on Friday.

Poverty Bay’s MJ Bloem was also on fire in finishing runner-up in Sunday’s Christmas event. She had four birdies in her 77-14-63, for 43 points. It is only the second time she has officially shot in the 70s.

Third-placed Alvie Hale’s 90-23-67, for 42 points, was her best score at any course in over 2½ years.

Dan Maitai won the men’s stableford with 77-17-60, for 44 points — a back nine of 35 putting him out on his own.

The Christmas tournament also featured the annual interclub trophy clash between Tolaga Bay and Te Puia Springs.

The women finished tied on an average of 35.6 points. Tolaga Bay won the men’s trophy, 34.3 to Te Puia’s 33.

SUNDAY — Tolaga Bay Christmas tournament, men’s stableford: D Maitai 44, D Goldsmith 42, T McNeil 41, R Hindmarsh 40, M Watts 40, D Collier 40, B Johnson 40, T Hindmarsh 39, W Mackey 39, R Pomana 39, C Aramakutu 39, M Grant 39, P Stevenson 39, R Nichol 38, Joe Lincoln 38, R Walker 37, Joel Lincoln 37, M Brooker 37, D Milner 36, W Robinson 36, T Green 36, C Palmer 36, L Green 36, M Emery 36.

Women’s stableford: S Robertson 45, MJ Bloem 43, A Hale 42, G Roberts 41, M Tuapawa 41, L Poananga 38, G Young 38, J MacKinnon 38, T Aramakutu 37, A Cook 37, A Stills-Hindmarsh 36, R Walford 33, J Kerr 33.

Long drive, women: MJ Bloem.

Approach, women: MJ Bloem.

Long drives, men: K Howe.

Approach: K Howe.

Approach on 9: B Yates.

Twos: T Hindmarsh, C Palmer, G Watson, MJ Bloem, R Walker 2, C Aramakutu, R Mackey, D Collier 2, K Howe.

FRIDAY — Women’s Christmas tournament, 0-22 net: S Robertson 66.

22-40: Gisborne Park’s Mihi Marino 68.

Stableford: J Kerr 39, J Foot 39, T Lewis 37, MJ Bloem 37, G Young 36, J Alderson 36, P Joseph 35, L McLaughlin 35, S Maisey 35.

Twos: J Foot.

Long drives: MJ Bloem (0-22), M Marino (23-40).

Approaches: L McLaughlin (0-22), P Joseph (23-40).

Coming up: SUNDAY, club day, stableford.

Gisborne Park

TAM Buckingham’s NZ Golf handicap index scoring history suggests the number 87 has become something of a nemesis.

Not that he would complain after it brought him victory in the men’s net on Sunday.

Buckingham shot 87-22-65 — his lowest number of the year at the Park and best round since the same score in February 24 of 2014.

Further scanning of his scoring shows that he shot 87 — 13 off a hundred for the superstitious — on five previous occasions going back to his previous best round at his home course, an 83 on October 18, 2009.

Francie Hutton showed her first sub-100 score after 44 century-plus rounds was no fluke. She followed up her November 29 round of 99 with 98-32-66 on Sunday to win the women’s stableford with 43 points.

A triple-bogey-8 on the 13th cost Karen Hay one of her low scores of the year. Her 79-8-71, 3-up on the card, was still good enough to win the women’s par on Saturday, thanks to 14 pars.

Bo Huhu’s men’s stableford-winning 40 points on Saturday was a rollercoaster ride in the front nine. He mixed two triple bogeys with a birdie, a sole bogey on the first and five pars in shooting 42, but came home in 1-over 37 including seven pars.

Right surname, wrong Christian one. Mark Watts won the division 1 men’s net at Park’s Christmas tournament not Matthew Watts as reported in Golf Roundup last week. Wattie shot 77-11-66.

Electrinet Park results, SUNDAY — Women’s stableford: F Hutton 98-32-66, 43.

Men’s net: T Buckingham 87-23-64, J Glassford 79-12-67, H Geyer 86-19-67.

Twos: T Buckingham, J Glassford, B Cox.

Approach: H Geyer.

Men’s best second shot on 18: J Glassford.

Women’s best third shot on 18: J Akuhata.

SATURDAY — Women’s par: K Hay +3 on c/b.

Men’s stableford: B Huhu 40, K Kingi 39, E Parkin 38, C Aramakutu 37, D Harrison 37.

WEDNESDAY (Dec 2) — Women’s hidden partners’ net: K Tamanui/S Paku 136.

TUESDAY (Dec 1) — Veteran men’s par: H Nyenhuis +6, L Green +4, J Rosewarne +4, B Symes +3, C Palmer +2, E Parkin +2, S Mohlmann +2, B Atkins +1.

Twos: R Farmer, P Koorey, M Hutton, P Mitchell.

COMING UP: SUNDAY, Dec 20, Backwards Day tournament; SUNDAY, Dec 27, Tairawhiti Maori tournament.

Patutahi

CECIL Brown converted his hot Friday nine-hole form to Sunday success.

Brown won the junior men’s division of the meat pack nine-hole stableford with 25 points – shooting 4-over 39 off the stick.

Two days later he won the men’s stableford with 83-21-62, for 44 points.

Teenager Regan Hindmarsh charged to a 3-under 32, for 24 points, to win the senior division of the Friday meat pack stableford.

SUNDAY — Men’s stableford: C Brown 83-21-62, 44; W Baty 73-13-60, 43; G Tattersfield 85-20-65.

Women’s stableford: H Pomana 36, M Brown 34.

Jackpot: W Baty.

Twos: W Baty.

FRIDAY — Meat pack nine-hole stableford, senior division: R Hindmarsh 24, K Kennedy 22, S Pohatu 22.

Junior division: C Brown 25, D Humphrey 24, J Graham 24, J Tietjen 23.

COMING UP: SUNDAY, Guy Farmer Trophy, 12.30pm (following AGM), club prizegiving to follow.

Poverty Bay

A BACK-nine 41 propelled Brian Hall to a 13-month low round and victory in the men’s stableford last Thursday.

Hall carded 86-23-63, for 45 points, on a day where less than 40 was not good enough.

Runner-up Gerald Kemp has to go back a lot further than Hall to find a score at the Bay matching his 85-21-64, for 44 points — September 12, 2013 to be exact.

Mark Norman’s Watson Park practice reaped men’s stableford-winning reward on Sunday.

Normo’s 79-14-65, for 43 points was only his second sub-80 round this year. He started with five consecutive bogeys but steered himself back on course by playing the next six holes 1-under, including a two on the sixth.

SUNDAY — Men’s stableford: M Norman 43, R Gibson 42, R Young 41, D Pirimona 40, B Morgan 40, D Patumaka 40, A White 39.

Twos: T Donovan, M Norman, R Gibson, R Young, C Warwick.

Approach: P Anderson.

SATURDAY — Men’s stableford: H Johanson 41, D Pirimona 40, J Situ 40, A Hayward 40, C Jeffrey 40, J Vaughan 39, R Owen 39.

Approach: G Brown.

THURSDAY (Dec 3) — Men’s stableford: B Hall 45, G Kemp 44, C Poole 41, N McGregor 40.

Twos: B Payne, V Richardson.

Approach: V Richardson.

Twos: J Situ, G Brown, J Vaughan.

The First Light Frozen/Taste One Xmas Open Tournament is on SUNDAY. Report at 9am for a 9.30am shotgun start. The draw is — No.1 tee: R Owen, P Rickard, N Mackie, A White; H Johanson, G Clapham, B Allen, R Skuse.

No.2: S Jeune, B Colbert, C Jeffrey, A Reedy; J Situ, S Palmer, S Olsen, M Smith.

No.3: R Walford, T Aramakutu, C Aramakutu, D Collier; L Green, V Grace, E Wynyard, M Tuapawa.

No.4: C Evans, A Swann, M Orford, R Lightfoot.

No.5: P Bayly, M Cousins, G Grant, R Wells; R Morley, G Morley, M Callaghan, M Jefferson.

No.6: A Kirkpatrick, D Kirkpatrick, J Bell, B Bell; Rod Young, D Mettrick, C Smith, A Hayward.

No.7: W Thompson, O Thompson, R Fletcher, V Fletcher; R Foster, D Atkins, R Kelly, N McGregor.

No.8: J Kerr, A Hale, L Holmberg, L Poananga; B Atkins, C Rock, R Foon, C Palmer.

No.9: G Brown.

No.10: C Bauld, M Stevens, L Foster, H Geyer; L Shepherd, M Colebourne, J MacKinnon, A Ward.

No.11: C Warwick, K Travers, L Pollitt, D Meadows; G Marchbank, B Morrissey, R Gibson, K Daniels.

No.12: D Glover, L Gunther, P Stewart, D Wright; J Kerekere, B Morgan, D Pirimona, L Hewson.

No.13: N Jones, C Simpson, S Johnson, M Karalus.

No.16: M Pohatu, K Kingi.

No.17: K White, C Taewa, M Norman, Ron Young; R Pohatu, D McFadyen, M Emery, P Hakiwai.

No.18: D Webb, T Lewis, P Gayford, J Pohatu; S Croskery, R Johnstone, P Grogan, J Whitehead.

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