40 players turned out for the first round of the Williams Fourball, with the course still in great condition and play the lie in place. A handful of players were unable to complete their rounds due to a late downpour and flooded greens. Winner on the day with a great round was Liam McFarlane with 41 points
L. McFarlane 41, J. Puddle, R. Luxton 37, C. McFarlane, I. Jenkins, R. Coleman, I. Wright, , G. Higgens 36, J. Armstrong, M. Pike,35, K. Pickett, A. Wiles, P. McKoy, G. Higgs, M. Lewis,34 B. Verryt, M. King 33.
Gross, Scott Pickett from Omanu 77
Twos, S. Pickett, R. Rutten, L. McFarlane
Hidden holes shared K. Pickett, P. Hipperson
Jackpot of around $100 not struck.
Special mention to Charlie Smail who finished runner up at the NZ Amateur played at Poverty Bay recently. A previous winner of this event, Charlie played well in a tight match against James Hyde’s to get pipped 3/2 in the 36 hole final. Great effort Charlie!