Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Holt Rose Bowl

The Holt Rose Bowl is to be played for this Thursday evening at the West City Darts Association club rooms. The rose bowl has been played for annually at the club since 1977 and is a drawn mixed pairs for members only. Alongside this competition another will be held for non-members who attend. The Holt Rose Bowl is in memory of current member Steve Holt's grandfather who was a founder member of West City. There have been some prestigious winners of the trophy over the years. Bill Rose has his name on it it. Bill was a NZ singles winner in 1974. Lilian Bird was another winner. She won the NZ singles title in 1977 and 1984. She also was the only New Zealander to ever win a Winmau World Masters title. Which she did in 1985 under her married name Lilian Barnett. Steve Holt managed to win the rosebowl one year as did his father Dave Holt another year.

Each member intending to play must bring a mixed pairs partner. Before the competition starts the pairs are redrawn so you do not play with who you accompanied. There will also be a competion for non-members and those members unable to bring a mixed pairs partner.


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