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Event cancellation/postponement update

Since our last update a couple of days ago, we have had further event cancellation/postponements. At district level we will postpone the Secondary Schools Champs that was due to be played on 2 April at Marton, with the hope that this event can go ahead sometime during term 2 (fingers crossed) District pennant competition is currently still going ahead, but this will ...

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Effect of Covid-19 situation

With the developing situation with enforced rules around events, and our responsibility to ensure we are doing our bit to ensure community safety, there has been plenty of discussion around district golf events. At this stage pennant/interclub competition is business as usual, however this will continue to be monitored as the situation develops. The Manawatu Wanganui Golf AGM for next Monday 23 ...

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Brian Green Property Group NZ Super 6's

Just one week before tee off in the inaugural Brian Green Property Group NZ Super 6's at Manawatu Golf Club. This event is unique for being one of the first ever events where men and women play together for the same prize pool at the elite level. As with other Charles Tour events in New Zealand the field is made ...

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National Golf Awards - Pire Wehi current volunteer of the year

Article written by NZ Golf: Pire Wehi was the winner of the Volunteer of the Year award at the most recent National Golf Awards. He hails out of Rangitikei Golf Club and is passionate about giving back to his club. Here is what winning the Volunteer of the Year award meant for him and Rangitikei Golf Club: “I felt really honoured to have ...

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Masters Womens Team selected

After a series of trials, the Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named the following 4 players to compete at the Masters Interprovincial at Clark's Beach near Auckland in early April: Congratulations to the following players: Lisa Herbert (Manawatu GC) Lisa Cotton (Pahiatua GC) Von Walker (Feilding GC) Karen Wehipeihana (Palmerston North GC) The reserve is Jill Hall from Rangitikei GC. The team will be out to have ...

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Harold / Scrimgeour win titles

Former Manawatu Wanganui representative Rhys Harold, is now back in Palmy, and showed that he has not lost any of his golf skills, by taking out the Joe Kells Memorial, on Sunday at Palmerston North Golf Club. Harold's scores of 70 & 72, was 2 shots clear of NZ Seniors representative, Tony Chettleburgh, and in form junior golfer, Anthony Ilton-Maher. ...

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Joe Kells / PN Classic Draw

A  field of 75 players have entered to play the Joe Kells and PN Classic events at Palmerston North Golf Club on Sunday. The 36 hole strokeplay format is the first event on the 2020 Order of Merit series of events, which assists selectors in selecting their teams for the rep matches later in the year. Most of the Manawatu ...

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Success for Man/Wang players at U19's

Manawatu Wanganui representatives Tara Raj, Anthony Ilton-Maher and Ryan Rooney have all had successful results at the North Island U19's in Hamilton. Tara Raj has finished in 2nd place in the girls section, falling just 2 short of Auckland representative Angela Ju. Tara had rounds of 68, 72 & 67 for a 10 under par total. Tara's final round 5 under ...

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North Island U19's

A group of 9 Manawatu Wanganui players have made the trek north to Hamilton to compete in the 2020 North Island U19. A couple of these players have made a great start to the event today, with Tara Raj shooting a 4 under par 69 at Riverside Golf Clubs Narrows course, to currently sit 1 shot behind the two leaders. ...

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Palmerston North GC OOM Event and Pro Am

Toward the end of January the Palmerston North Golf Club are hosting 2 days of top level golf events: Joe Kells Memorial (Men) and PN Classic (Women) The first event on Sunday 26 January is the annual Joe Kells Memorial and PN Classic events, which are on the NZ and Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merits. This event is open to men ...

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