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Glendinning Cup winners

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 ...

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Boys Interprovincial

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 ...

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Linton Camp win Zones Competition

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 ...

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Shand Cup / Sybil Green Teams

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 ...

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Junior Interprovincial teams named

The teams for the Junior Interprovincials have been named: The Boys team to play at Cambridge from September 27 - 30 is: Greg Shaw Liam Finlayson Campbell McHugh Fergus Smith Jamie Connell Bradley McSherry Anthony Ilton-Maher Sam Smith 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: Tara Raj Mudra Lakhani Katherine Paskins Lily Griffin Krya Garrett Gizaria ...

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Challenge Cup Results

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 ...

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Dying golf clubs warned to lose the attitude and embrace young players

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, ...

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Challenge Cup Draw

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 ...

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NZ U19 Boys & Girls Champs

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 ...

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Horowhenua Open Men’s and Women’s Foursomes

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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