McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

The Taranaki women’s golf team failed to fire at the Toro national women’s interprovincial tournament played at the Muriwai Golf Club in West Auckland last week. The five strong side opened strongly with a 4-1 win over Tasman but then suffered four straight losses to Manawatu-Wanganui, Hawkes Bay, Wellington and Bay of Plenty before beating Otago 3-2 in the final round of section play. The Taranaki side then lost to Southland in the play-off for 9th position to finish in 10th place.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Seven out of ten for the Taranaki men’s golf team performance at the Toro men’s national interprovincial tournament played at the North Shore Golf Club last week. The five strong side recorded three wins (Aorangi, Wellington and Hawkes Bay) and three 3-2 losses (Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Southland) to finish a creditable fourth in section one behind Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Auckland. The result was a vast improvement on Taranaki’s performance at quadrangular events leading up to the event, with all five team members contributing to the solid performance.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

The Taranaki women’s golf team take centre stage next week when they compete in the Toro national women’s interprovincial championship. The matchplay format event starts at the Muriwai Golf Club in West Auckland on Tuesday. The five strong Taranaki side will be looking for a repeat of their effort last year where they were unlucky to miss out on a semi-final spot and had to settle for seventh place.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

The Taranaki men’s golf team head north to Auckland this weekend to prepare for the Toro national interprovincial championships. The matchplay format event starts at the North Shore Golf Club on Tuesday with two sections of teams playing six round robin matches, with the top two teams from each section to qualify for the semi-finals next Saturday. The five strong Taranaki team, in playing order is: Brad Hayward, Jamie Reid, Tim White, Tyla Otene and Sam Jones.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Inglewood golfer Kerry Otene (66-62-128) was in a class of his own at the Taranaki men’s Champion of Champions event played at the Waitara Golf Club last Saturday. The plus one handicapper shot a total of six under par for the 36 hole tournament to claim the senior champion of champions title by a massive eight shots over defending champion Aarun Langton (70-66-136) from Opunake. Jamie Reid (69-68-137) from Fitzroy was a further shot back with a trio of players – Daryl Baird (68-71) from Kaitake, Tony Cawley (70-69) from Stratford and Tim White (69-70) from Hawera on 139.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Taranaki’s male club champions will go head to head on Saturday when they compete for provincial honours in the Taranaki Champion of Champions tournament at Waitara. The 36 hole event has attracted a bumper field with 18 of the province’s 20 clubs being represented. Players will be vying for the senior, intermediate and junior champion of champions titles and there is also a three man club teams prize for the best aggregate net score.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

The Taranaki men’s golf team finished third at the Central North Island Quadrangular tournament played at the Taupo Golf Club last weekend. The eight strong side was thrashed 7 ½ – ½ in the opening round by Bay of Plenty and then went down 4 ½ to 3 ½ to Manawatu -Wanganui in a close match with three games being halved. In the final round Taranaki beat Eastlands 6-2. For the Taranaki side Kerry Otene was unbeaten at number five with two halves and a win while Tyla Otene (no 4) and Sam Jones (no 6) both had two wins.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Fifteen year old Fletcher Broderick will make his debut for the Taranaki senior men’s golf team this weekend. The NPBHS student will play at number eight in the Central North Island quadrangular tournament at the Taupo Golf Club against Bay of Plenty, Eastlands and Manawatu-Wanganui. Taranaki selector John Newland has retained the top seven players from the recent Northern Quadrangular. The team in playing order, is Brad Hayward, Jamie Reid, Tim White, Tyla Otene, Kerry Otene, Sam Jone, Zach Lewis and Fletcher Broderick.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Taranaki men’s golf selector John Newland has a lot to think about after the  eight strong  Taranaki team finished bottom of the heap at the Northern Quadrangular played at the Akarana Golf Club last weekend. The Taranaki side was on the receiving end of two 7-1 drubbings to Waikato and Northland on the opening day before putting up a better effort in losing to Auckland 4½ - 3½ in the final round. The Taranaki junior boys team also finished last but did manage a half against Northland.

McCallum on Golf

McCallum on Golf

Two wins against Manawatu-Wanganui (8-0) and Hawkes Bay (4 ½ - 3 ½) secured second place for the Taranaki women’s golf team at the Sybil Green quadrangular last weekend. Manaia juniors Celeste McLean (3 wins) and Holly Winter (2 ½ wins) were unbeaten at number one and three respectively. Hosts Wellington beat Taranaki 6 ½ - 1 ½ in the opening round and were easy overall winners of the event.

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