Manawatu Wanganui rep Lachie McDonald had a great week at the latest Charles Tour event, the Harewood Classic in Christchurch, finishing 2nd just one shot back from fellow amateur Ryan Chisnall. McDonald got his Tournament charge going in round 2, when he recorded a 6 under par 66 to catapult into the lead. A 3 over par 75 in round ... Continue Reading
Josh Munn was in contention for a very high finish after 3 rounds of the Asia Pacific Amateur staged at Royal Melbourne. After rounds of 74, 67 & 72, Munn was in a share of 5th at 3 under par, although a distant 9 shots back from the runaway leader Antonio Murdeca from Australia. Unfortunately a bad start in round ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn and Tyler Hodge have both made steady starts at the prestigious Asia Pacific Amateur being played at the difficult Royal Melbourne layout. Hodge has completed his first round with an even par 72, while Munn was sitting at one over through 16. The early pace setter at -5 was Australian Todd Sinnott, who was sitting ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named teams to compete at the next mens and womens fixtures over the next few weeks.
An eight man senior mens team to play Bay of Plenty at Wairakei and Kinloch on the 1st and 2nd of November is: Josh Munn, Tyler Hodge, Lachie McDonald, Tyler Lock, Junior Tatana, Rhys Harold, Michael Birchall and Josh Sedgwick. ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald showed his class over the closing stages of the Mortgage Link Manawatu Open to claim the title by a single shot yesterday. After a slow start to round 2, Lachie stormed home with a run of birdies in his final 6 holes to finish 2 under for the event, and finish one shot clear of Taranaki rep players ... Continue Reading
The final event on the Manawatu Wanganui Order of Merit will be played this Sunday. The 36 hole Mortgage Link Manawatu Open, at Manawatu Golf Club, is an event with a long history with many well known players as winners over the years.
The 2014 event will be a great chance for a new name to be added to the trophy. ... Continue Reading
On a beautiful Northern Manawatu day 12 teams took on the Apiti Golf course in the annual Glendinning Cup challenge on Sunday October 12.
Teams from Apiti (2), Foxton, Hawkestone, Linton Camp, Manawatu, Pahiatua, Rangatira, Taihape, and Waiouru Golf Clubs along with guest teams from the District and Eagles Golfing Society made the trip.
The Apiti course was in excellent condition and ... Continue Reading
The latest Manawatu Wanganui representative match, the Shand Cup and Sybil Green, was played at the weekend at Hawkes Bay Golf Club in Hastings. The event includes 8 Senior women, 10 Senior Men and 4 Junior boys all playing for different trophies, against Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki.
The best performed of the teams from Manawatu Wanganui was the Boys team ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Girls Interprovincial team had a great finish at the tournament last week, winning their last 3 matches to give the team a 50% win loss record for the week. After a slow start against 3 of the stronger teams, the team combined great over the final 2 pool games against Hawkes Bay and Waikato. On Friday ... Continue Reading
Yesterday at Feilding Golf Club, Manawatu Wanganui Golf ran the annual Rep Fundraiser tournament this year sponsored by Tranzit Coachlines and Cross Country Rentals, along with a host of Hole and prize sponsors. Twenty eight teams of 3 were randomly drawn a rep player to compete with, in the Am-Am style format. The live draw is one of the unique ... Continue Reading