Manawatu Wanganui representatives Tara Raj and Tyler Wood have both finished in 4th place in their respective U19 North Island Championships.
Wanganui's Tara Raj had a good final round with a second straight 3 under par 70 played at Riverside Narrows Golf Club, moving up 4 spots. The event was won by Jeong Hyun Lee, a member of Christchurch Golf Club. ... Continue Reading
Most of Manawatu Wanganui's best junior golfers are currently competing in the North Island U19 Championships in Hamilton this week. Wanganui's Tara Raj and Zhouyi Hu are both sitting in the top 10 after 2 rounds, with Tara in 8th spot at 1 under par and Zhouyi in 9th at even par. Christchurch member, Jeong Hyun Lee leads the girls ... Continue Reading
The first event on the 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Order of Merit is being held at Palmerston North Golf Club on Sunday 27 January. The Joe Kells Memorial for men and PN Classic for women golfers, was played at the same time last year and attracted a good field of players from mostly around our district.
The 2018 PN Classic was won ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Interprovincial team had their best finish in many years by making it through to the semi-final's in Christchurch last week. Although they were beaten in the semi finals by the eventual winners Auckland, this definitely showed that our top girls are well capable of matching it with those other top teams. And with a few very ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui women's Toro Interprovincial team got off to a good start yesterday with wins over Waikato and Taranaki. Things get tougher today with a matches against Canterbury and Bay of Plenty. Canterbury will be particularly tough, but has the potential to be close. The other team in their pool likely to do well is Wellington, whom we will ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro team put up a strong fight in the Interprovinicial Championships at Clearwater this week, but unfortunately will not advance through to tomorrow's semi finals. They have confirmed 5th spot after a half against Poverty Bay/East Coast this afternoon. The four semi finalists have already been found despite all four teams still to finish their final ... Continue Reading
Heading into the final day of the Men's Toro Interprovincial pool play, the Manawatu Wanganui team still has a chance of making the semi finals. However they are relying on either Wellington or Canterbury losing a match, and then having enough individual games to sneak ahead of them.
The Manawatu Wanganui team has a bye this morning meaning they can only ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro Interprovincial team got underway this morning in their first match against Aorangi, at Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.
We wish the team of Tyler Wood, Sam Nichols, Liam Finlayson, Greg Shaw, Regan McConaghty and Reid Perry, all the best for a successful week, in what is always a tough matchplay tournament.
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The Manawatu Wanganui Women's team had their final hit out in preparation for the Toro interprovincial being played next week, against Taranaki at Te Ngutu Golf Club, near Hawera yesterday. After recently thrashing Hawkes Bay, the women continued their great run with a dominant 10 - 2 win against the Taranaki team.
This years team is probably the best lineup we ... Continue Reading
A big congratulations to the Manawatu Wanganui Men's Masters team for their victory in the Freyberg Masters at Taupo Golf Club last week. The team of Junior Tatana, Tony Chettleburgh, Phil Hooper, Rick Harding, Ross Geary and Stu Gillespie, performed outstandingly all week to win 7 of their 8 matches. Junior Tatana, playing at number 1, had a particular good ... Continue Reading