Rotana Howard led Green Machine were the big winners at the Business House Golf event. 21030143
Business House Golf (BHG) wrapped up its 2020/21 season last Friday night at the Rarotonga Golf Club after 11 rounds and a grand finale.
event started over 40 years ago supported by sponsorship from various local
registered 42 teams from businesses, government departments and syndicates. The
majority of the teams are regulars that have been involved for a number of
years and to name a few with their captains: Air Rarotonga – Ned Howard,
Michigan Motors – Phillip ‘Ipa’ Urlich, Pyramid Friends – Sir Tom and Lady
Tuaine Marsters, Te Mana Arai (Customs) – Ngapoko Ngatamaine and Vonnias –
rounds, teams were ranked with the bottom 21 playing their final round on
Thursday and the top 21 teams playing the grand final on Friday. The top teams
were battling it out for six return airfares to Aitutaki proudly sponsored by
Air Rarotonga. Through-out the season, three teams consistently stood out –
Green Machine, Vonnias and Air Rarotonga.
aka Polynesian Rentals Ltd led by their inspirational Captain Rotana Howard
cleaned sweep Business House Golf’s 2020/21 season’s major prizes – overall
champion after 11 rounds, winner most birdies, runner up best gross and the
grand final winner.
not only walked away with 2 x six return airfares to Aitutaki sponsored by Air
Rarotonga but also entered the record books as the first team in the history of
the competition to win the double banger – overall champion and the grand finale
Pickering, the chief executive of Polynesian Rentals (Green Machine), dedicated
their winnings to the late Pastor Eliu who was an original member when Green
Machine team formed many years ago.
on the night were two ‘hole in one’ this season, Joe Daniel of Top Shape
Fitness and Sharon Katoa of ANZ Bank team. Most eagles was a tie between SLAB
and Vonnias, Air Rarotonga finished second while third prize went to Pyramid
Friends and Firebirds.
claimed the most birdies prize followed by Vonnias (runner-up) and third place
going to Air Rarotonga, My Bad, My Wet Dreams.
the overall gross title, Green Machine finished second while Air Rarotonga came
The overall net
prize went to Green Machine, Vonnias were runner up while Michigan Motors
finished in third place. Green Machine was declared the grand final winner.
Club would like to thank all teams that registered in the Business House Golf
competition this season and a very special appreciation to all sponsors that
came on board despite the hard times on hand. Meitaki maata to Air Rarotonga,
The Mooring Café & Moko’s Fishing Charters, Bank of South Pacific, Prime
Foods Ltd, ANZ Bank, Bank of the Cook Islands, Vonnias, Palm Grove Lodges,
Vodafone Cook Islands, Edgewater Resort & Spa, CITC Group, MC Sky, Legal
Eagles, My Wet Dreams, My Bad – Tatakura Family, Top Shape Fitness &
Health, 49ers – Stuart & Jenny Henry, Thirst Cook Islands, Te Mana Arai,
SLAB – Ianis Boaza, Te Manavanui – Mark Short and family and Te Orau o Mauke –