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Annual General Meeting

The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Inc Annual General Meeting will take place at Feilding Golf Club on Monday 25 March starting at 7.00pm. We ask that all clubs consider sending along a representative. We are also currently asking for nominations for the positions on the Board, Men's Committee and Women's Committee. Nomination forms are available for download below. Click here for Notice of Meeting ...

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Women's Masters team named

The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team has been named for the upcoming Masters Interprovincial at Nelson Golf Club from April 5th - 7th. Congratulations to Lisa Herbert (Manawatu), Caroline Scott (Wanganui), Jill Hall (Rangitikei) and Lisa Cotton (Pahiatua) for earning selection through their results in a series of trial events this year. We wish the team all the best for a ...

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2019 Junior Age Group Champions

The 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Championships was played at Rangitikei on Sunday, in very hot conditions. Alongside this event we also had events for 18 hole players, 9 hole players, and a Futures 6 Hole Team Golf event aimed at players new to the game. In total 49 golfers participated on the day. The winners of the 36 Hole Age ...

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Griffin 2nd in national Speedgolf event

Manawatu Wanganui women's representative Lily Griffin finished second in the National Speedgolf championships on the weekend at Whitford Park Golf Club. Griffin was competing in the event for the first time. The winner  was former professional player and current NZ Golf employee, Liz McKinnon. McKinnon is an experienced Speedgolf participant & perhaps Griffin can challenge for this title with a ...

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Eketahuna offers a fantastic country course experience

Over the weekend I had the fortune of competing alongside some of New Zealand's best professional golfers in the annual Recreational Services Masterton Eketahuna pro-am. 34 amateur teams were drawn to play with the pro's, which for most players provides a rare opportunity to play with such talented players.The most unique part of this event is the opportunity for the ...

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Wins for Findlay & Chettleburgh

The Joe Kells Memorial (Men) and PN Classic (Women), were played yesterday at Palmerston North Golf Club. While much of the surrounding areas were basked in very warm sunshine, unfortunately this was not the case in Palmerston North, which meant players had to contend with periods of light rain and wind. This led to the scoring being much higher than expected. Angus ...

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Joe Kells/PN Classic Draw

The first event on the 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Golf OOM, the Joe Kells Memorial, and PN Classic, is being played at Palmerston North Golf Club this Sunday. Played over 36 holes, this is one of Palmerston North Golf Club's most prestigious annual events. The event has attracted over 80 players which include most of our district representative hopefuls, and a number ...

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McDonald wins Pro-Am

Congratulations to former Man Wang rep Lachie McDonald for winning the Paraparaumu Pro Am event yesterday against a top quality field of Professionals. In very windy conditions where at time the course was borderline unplayable, McDonald was the only player in the 42 strong field to break par. McDonald continues in lower North Island Pro Ams this week with the ...

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4th Placings for Raj & Wood

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. ...

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North Island U19's

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 ...

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