Widdowson wins golf tournament

Thursday June 28, 2018 Written by Published in Other Sports

Laurie Widdowson claimed the Polynesian Rentals-sponsored tournament at the Rarotonga Golf Club course in Nikao on Saturday.

Widdowson, who played with 12 handicap, carded four over par 70 to amass 47 stableford points. The score was enough to land him the top prize.

Megan Browne, who scored 97 gross and 43 stableford points, finished second followed by Darrell Brown on third place. Brown managed six over par 70 and 42 stableford points.

Top local amateur golfer William Howard won the best round prize in the men’s division on 66 while Kurai Foster on 80 managed the best round in the ladies division.

Howard also claimed the longest drive in men’s competition while the ladies longest drive prize was claimed by Tania Karati.

A total of 97 golfers took part in the Polynesian Rentals tournament.

The Michigan Motors Shootout tournament will be held this Saturday. 

Results:

NTP#3/12: John Jessie, NTP# 4: Tai Manuela, NTP#7/16: Stephen Graham, NTP#13: Moetai Taruia, Ladies Longest Drive: Tania Karati, Men’s Longest Drive: William Howard, Best Round – Ladies: Kurai Foster – 80, Best Round – Men: William Howard – 66. Main Prize – 13th Tearoa Tini – 76 – 39, 12th Olly Silk – 90 – 39, 11th Bernie Raffe – 84 – 39, 10th George George – 75 – 39, 9th Fotu Snr – 80 – 39, 8th William Howard – 66 – 39, 7th Aro Akama – 82 – 40, 6th John Teiti – 77 – 40, 5th Maara Kenning – 78 – 40, 4th John Jessie – 77 – 41, 2nd runner-up Darrell Brown – 76 – 42, 1st runner-up:  Megan Browne – 97 – 43, Winner: Laurie Widdowson –  74 – 47. Lucky Draw: #87 Tukai Engu

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