The Manawatu Wanganui Secondary Schools championship was played yesterday at Marton Golf Club in fine overhead conditions. Ten schools were represented with 40 students in total taking part. In recent years Palmerston North Boys' High School have dominated the team event, and that was again the case this year. With the top 3 boys gross scores the Boys High team ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn, is continuing to prove that he is about ready to tackle the professional golf world with another 2nd placing at the most recent Charles Tour Event - The Akarana Open. He finished at 12 under par and was 4 shots back of Gareth Paddison who competes on overseas tours. Munn finished 2nd behind the very well performed ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn ended his run at the NZ Amateur at the semi final stage against eventual winner Daniel Hillier from Wellington. Munn won the title in 2014 and was always going to be amongst the favourites at Titirangi this year. Munn defeated fellow Manawatu Wanganui team member Lachie McDonald in round 2, and after defeating Aussie Dale Williamson in ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui reps Josh Munn and Lachie McDonald square off this afternnon in the second round of the NZ Amateur matchplay championships at Titirangi. Munn the defending champion beat the Canadian Amateur champions James Beale in round one, while McDonald defeated 2014 NZ Amateur champion champion Kaden Neho.
In the qualifying McDonald had the better of Munn with a 2 under ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui finished 3rd in the annual quadrangular junior tournament held at Marton this week. The Manawatu Wanganui team had losses to Wellington 1 and Taranaki, but came back strong with a good win in their final match against Wellington 2. Wellington 1 went on and won the event after a 6/4 win over Taranaki in their final match.
Round 1 ... Continue Reading
The Junior Tiger National final was played yesterday at Manawatu Golf Club. The weather was not ideal for the event with a stiff breeze and regular showers throughout the day. Players from all over NZ traveled for the event, and some were seen practicing throughout the week at Manawatu taking advantage of the School Holiday timing.
The best of the Manawatu ... Continue Reading
Feilding's Liam Finlayson continues to show consistent form with a 3rd place finish in the South Island U19 championship played at Coringa Golf Club in Christchuch last week. Liam shot rounds of 73, 75 & 75 on the par 73 layout. Josh Sedgwick and Nic Quantock-Holmes both finished in a tie for 7th at 9 over par. The winner of ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Masters team had a disappointing result in the Interprovincial at Helensville which finished yesterday. The team was - Jenny Ritchie, Caroline Scott, Jill Hall and Karen Manninen. The team was placed 14th of the 14 teams competing.
The format is different to all other Interprovincials in that they play a gross stableford strokeplay format over 4 rounds. ... Continue Reading
Castlecliff Golf Club will be eligible for direct promotion to A Grade for 2016 after going through the B Grade competition unbeaten this year. In the last round played at Hawkestone, Castlecliff easily won 8 - 1 over Waiouru.
Hawkestone finished second, ahead of Tawhero who shaded Linton Camp 5-4. Rangitikei finished fifth by beating Rangatira 7-2. Hawkestone were defaulted to ... Continue Reading