The Manawatu Golf Club A Pennant team won the A Pennant final yesterday on their home track, against Feilding 6 - 3. Trailing 2 - 1 after the morning foursomes, the Manawatu players lifted in the afternoon singles matches with 4 wins and two halved matches. The result was actually a lot closer than the 6 - 3 final result ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Marton Golf Club for winning the B Grade Pennant competition for 2019. They played the final last Sunday at Levin Golf Club, against Feilding. Marton led 2.5 to 0.5 after the morning foursomes matches, and Feilding rallied in the afternoon to just come up short, with Marton taking it out 5 games to 4.
Individual results were:
Foursomes (Feilding names ... Continue Reading
New Zealand Golf has this week released which players have been selected into the 2019 National Academy. The structure includes two tiers in the National Academy plus a Development Group. Ten players make up the National Academy, with just one player, Daniel Hillier, named in the tier one category.
Current Manawatu Wanganui rep, Tyler Wood, originally from the Waikato, has been ... Continue Reading
Palmerston North Golf Club won the Handicap Pennant competition for 2019, and now all eyes are on the B Grade final this weekend. The two finalists are Feilding and Marton, after Feilding defeated Castlecliff 5 - 4 in one semi final, and Marton defeated Manawatu 7 - 2 in the other. The semi finals were played at Rangatira Golf Club. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Palmerston North Golf Club for taking out the 2019 Handicap Pennants.
Semi finals and the final were played at Feilding Golf Club, after Feilding won the rights to host, finishing on top of the rankings after round robin competition.
Feilding went on to win their semi against Wanganui which required a playoff after they finished tied up during regulation play. ... Continue Reading
The 2019 Manawatu Golf Club McDonalds Masters Tournament was played yesterday and attracted a field of over 70 players, including players from afar away as Taupo, Napier, and the Wellington Region.
This is without doubt the largest junior participation event held in the district in recent years, which is great to see.
The event format was held over 3 divisions, with 35 ... Continue Reading
2018 Manawatu Wanganui Interprovincial rep, Tyler Wood, continues to impress in the National events with another impressive tournament performance, this time at the Muriwai Open Charles Tour event which finished yesterday. Wood finished the 4 round event with a 7 under par total, to earn 5th place, just 6 shots back from NZ Professional James Anstiss, who fired a final ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team had cause to celebrate, despite finishing back in 10th place in the team competition. Number 1, Lisa Herbert, had a fantastic performance to win the Canterbury Cup, presented to the overall individual winner. Herbert had consistent rounds throughout, which also included a 4 under par round. The event is scored on gross stableford, and ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Secondary Schools Champs were played yesterday at Marton Golf Club with over 30 participants taking part representing a total of 8 different schools. The day was fine, but a reasonably strong breeze, presented a good challenge for participants.
The main competition is the team gross, with the top 3 out of 4 scores counting toward the team total. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Feilding's, Liam Finlayson and Manawatu's, Lily Griffin, for their win's in the 2019 Ricoh Wanganui Open. The event was played earlier in the year than normal and the club got their wish of ideal weather conditions, with a sunny and warm day with a relatively gentle wind for the 36 hole championship event.
Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro representative, Liam ... Continue Reading