On a balmy Autumn Thursday 5 May, 124 golfers from around the district participated in the annual Methven Lions Golf Tournament at the Methven Golf Course.
Thanks to numerous generous sponsors, successful on-course raffles, food and drink stations and 3 successful evening auctions, plus a full field of participants, Methven Lions Golf Convener Allan Lock, at the conclusion of the prize giving , was delighted to present to Julie Barlass and Lorraine Robinson representing the Methven Library and Historic Society, a cheque of $10,000 to go towards the new building fund.
Special thanks to all the sponsors, the Methven Lions Club members involved in the organization of the successful day, the Lions Club members wives and partners who provided a well received morning tea and 2 course tournament dinner and to the Methven Golf Club for presenting the course in magnificent order and in providing an enjoyable social couple of hours afterwards.
Allan Lock the event organizer especially thanked the full field of participants who gave generously throughout the days event to such a worthy fundraiser.
Results: Ladies Gross – Vicki Moore 88 Ladies Stableford- Robyn Hood 45, Jan Lane 43, Fay Redfern 41
Mens Gross – Grant Hargreaves 76 Mens Stableford- Murray Beech 44, Richard Maw 42, Harry Field 42, Arnold Rushton 42, Manny Sim 42 Non Handicap- Dean Taylor, 87 gross
The Mayfield Lions team of Jack Allen, Don Ingold, Ian Beech and Arnold Rushton won the Methven Lions Club Trophy for the best Lions Club Stableford total ( 145 )
Local Lion Bruce Holmes won the John Hampton Memorial Tray for the best local Methven Lion Stableford ( 38 )