Thirty two Manawatu Wanganui Juniors travelled to Masterton yesterday to compete in the annual Masterton Junior Open golf tournament. Manawatu Wanganui Golf arranged a Bus from Palmerston North to transport players to the event. Players from Wanganui, Levin, Taihape, Foxton, Feilding, Manawatu & Palmerston North were represented.
Conditions were sunny & hot like it is most years for this event.
The event ... Continue Reading
Great to see Tyler Hodge and Lachie McDonald make it through the first stage of Australasian PGA Qualifying last week. They both played at the NZ qualifying venue in Hamilton. 16 hopefuls entered that event with 4 places on the line to go through to the final stage to be played in Melbourne in January. Hodge played very well for ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui golfers Tyler Hodge and Lachie McDonald have both made good starts in their bid to qualify for the Australasian PGA Tour. They are both competing at the 1st stage of qualifying at Hamilton Golf Club this week, alongside 14 other hopefuls. There are 4 spots available at this event to progress through to the final stage in Melbourne ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui womens team finished a very creditable 6th place (from 14 teams) at the National Interprovincial Champs played in Ashburton last week.
With Brydie Hodge and Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth heading overseas this year and Emma Clayton not currently available, the team was very much in rebuild phase this year. However as the year progressed, positive signs emerged with Maraea Durie returning ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens team after getting off to such a positive start with 3 straight wins, unfortunately could not produce the magic against the highly ranked North Harbour and Bay of Plenty teams yesterday. They went down to Harbour 5 - 0, and lost to BOP 4 - 1.
The young team however should still hold their heads high, and ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf AGM is on Monday 7th December at Feilding Golf Club starting at 7pm. Clubs are encouraged to send a representative, and anyone else is also welcome to come along. ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Interprovincial team heads into this weeks tournament with a good level of confidence after a promising build up this year. We expect the girls will surprise many teams this year.
Number 1 Maraea Durie is very capable of upsetting some of NZ's top ranked representatives, and another player to really watch is 12 year old Tara Raj, ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui team missed out on a semi final place for the first time in four years, and eventually finished 7th from the 15 teams competing. The Waikato team defended their title from last year, with a 4 - 1 victory against Otago in the final. Waikato beat Northland in one semi, and Otago defeated Bay of Plenty.
The Manawatu ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Mens Toro team have gone down to North Harbour in their 2nd match of the Interprovincials this morning 3 games to 2. Lachie McDonald and Regan Cording both had wins, while Josh Munn, Hayden Ring and Josh Sedgwick all went down to their opponents. North Harbour are a good solid team, so our boys always needed to ... Continue Reading