Presidents Trophy Final, Pennants Challenge Matches, and First Round of Zone Matches....a busy weekend!

The 2021 Presidents Trophy and Pennants season concluded at Rangatira Golf Club on Sunday, June 13th, while the Zones kicked off on the same day.

Presidents Trophy Final:  Feilding vs Taihape

The early matches in the Presidents Trophy Final proved tight, with Taihape edging them and able to hang on in the later matches to win 8 1/2 - 3 1/2.  Even though the score seems comfortable, all the matches were close, with 8 out of the 12 matches going to at least the 17th hole.  Taihape came into the sudden death section of the President's Trophy as the number one seed and justified their seeding by taking out the final.

For full results, click here.

A Grade Challange Match:  Levin vs Wanganui

Levin edged the morning foursomes 2 - 1.  The afternoon individual matches had many games going towards one team only to swing back to the other.  In the end, it was the challenger Wanganui that won the day 5 1/2 - 3 1/2 to take a spot in the A Grade for the 2021 season.

For full results, click here.

B Grade Challange Match:  Palmerston North vs Waimarino

In a repeat of the A Grade results, the team being challenged, Palmerston North, took the lead  2 - 1 after the morning foursomes.  Two of the singles matches went to the 18th while two others finished on the 17th, showing how close the competition was.  Once the dust settled, Waimarino edged Palmerston North 5 - 4 to gain promotion B grade.

For full results, click here.


At Buckley Linton Camp defeated Rangitikei 4 - 2 to move through to play Foxton at Levin on July 2nd.