Congratulations to Foxton Golf Club for winning the annual Glendinning Cup club competition played on Sunday at Hawkestone Golf Club. The Foxton team was Barry Peta, Khalil Peta, Paul Stephens and Anthony Ilton-Maher. Anthony had the best individual stableford of the event with 39.
66 players competed which is a great turnout for this event.
Below is the Foxton team after being ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui team competes this week in the Junior Interprovincial in Cambridge. The matches start tomorrow (Tuesday) and our first round opponent is Waikato, followed by North Harbour in the afternoon.
There are some good looking teams competing at this years event, so our boys will have to be really on top of their games to finish high up overall.
The ... Continue Reading
Linton Camp won the men's Zones Interclub competition on Sunday defeating Manawatu 5 - 1 in the final, played at Palmerston North Golf Club.
Going into the final Manawatu had won the comp on 6 previous occasions, the last time in 1992, while Linton Camp had only won it once in 1983. Taihape Golf Club is the most prolific winner of ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named their teams to compete in the annual Shand Cup, Shand Salver & Sybil Green matches against Wellington, Taranaki & Hawkes Bay. This years event is being played at Levin Golf Club on 8/9 October. Congratulations to the following players - we wish you all the best for a successful event.
Shand Cup (Men)
Shand Salver (Junior U19)
Sybil ... Continue Reading
The teams for the Junior Interprovincials have been named:
The Boys team to play at Cambridge from September 27 - 30 is:
Non travelling Reserves: Kaleb Idemaru (U19) & Cameron Giddens (U16)
Managers: Boy Manunui & Mike Birchall
The Girls team to play at Rotorua from October 4 - 7 is:
Gizaria ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Strokeplay Champs were played in perfect fine conditions at Rangitikei Golf Club yesterday.
The winner of the men's event (Challenge Cup) was Palmerston North's Regan Cording with scores of 73 & 75, two shots ahead Foxtons Junior Tatana (77, 73) and Manawatu's Rhys Watkins (76,74). The best overall net was Foxton's Khalil Peta with 143, followed closely by ... Continue Reading
Below is an article published recently in The Guardian - a top UK newspaper, about the world wide issue of the decline of golf clubs and club membership. I thought this is interesting to share.
Dying golf clubs warned to lose the attitude and embrace young players
Experts suggest that the sport, which has lost about 10 million golfers worldwide since 2008, ... Continue Reading
At this stage 72 players have registered to play in the Challenge Cup to be played at Rangitikei Golf Club this Sunday. This event is the Manawatu Wanganui 36 hole Strokeplay, and is the third event on the district order of merit.
The Rangitikei course is in very good condition for the event, and will provide a fair but challenging layout ... Continue Reading
The NZ Golf National Boys and Girls Champs is into its final day in Nelson today. The best of the Manawatu Wanganui players in the Boys event is Feilding's, Liam Finlayson who made the cut after rounds of 75 & 72. Manawatu's Greg Shaw also made the cut with rounds of 77 & 74. Both players will be hoping for ... Continue Reading
Horowhenua Open Foursomes winners from Sunday August 28th at Levin GC were: Men - Geoff Gutschlag and Kim Ballantyne, women - Karina MacDoanald and Tania Pouwhare.Open Net. Men Brian Wicker and Robert Ward. Women Net. Clare Sorensen and Sue Staples.
Photo Left to Right. Geoff, Brian, Karina, Tania, Robert, Kim and Roger Perring (Club Captain).
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