The 2016 North Canterbury vs Nelson Men’s Representative fixture was held at Nelson Golf Club on the weekend with the weather having a big say in proceedings.
Saturday morning foursomes were played in heavy rain and the Saturday afternoon singles were abandoned as a result of waterlogged greens and surrounds.
In the Seniors, Nelson defeated the North Canterbury team of Matt Burns, Richard Sinclair, Jamie Mead, Tim Chambers, Ryan Adams, Matt Adams, Oscar Cadenhead and Andrew Green 8.5-3.5 winning the Saturday foursomes 3-1 and Sunday singles 5.5-2.5
The North Canterbury Junior team of Taylor Willis, Tom McLorinan, Kazuma Kobori and Austin Hamilton lost to Nelson 4.5-1.5 losing the Saturday foursomes 2-0 and Sunday singles 2.5-1.5
Nelson’s domination continued in the Masters division with Nelson defeating North Canterbury’s Jason Sincock, Marcus Mariu, Ross Forbes and Jeremy Goodman 2-0 in the foursomes with the singles being squared 2-2.
The North Canterbury Intermediate team of Max Walker, Terry Waghorn, Bruce Hutchison, Ken McFarlane, Paul Neilson, Clive Williams, Leigh Adams and Jackson Joseph turned the tables on Nelson with a 7-5 victory winning their foursomes 3.5-.5 but going down in Sunday’s singles 4.5-3.5