Silver and District Pennants has now wound up for the season.District Pennants had a slightly different format this year with semi-final rounds and a final round.The top four teams played off with Marton winning against Rangatira and Wanganui and Castlecliff halving. Wanganui scraped through on countback. The final was then Marton versus Wanganui. Wanganui won three games with Marton two.
Congratulations to ... Continue Reading
Tara Raj was in great form over the weekend winning the Ruth Middleton Strokeplay title at the Matamata Golf Club. This event had a high calibre field which included NZ rep Carman Lim and highly ranked Fiona Xu.
Raj finished 1 shot ahead of Fiona Xu, after Xu failed to make an up and down on the final hole, Raj's par ... Continue Reading
The 2019 HMC Horowhenua Open was held on Sunday in fine overhead conditions at Levin Golf Club. The 36 hole event attracted a decent field of players, which included most of our local rep players, a number of rep players from Wellington, and some exciting young prospects from Auckland.
The women's field had a number of players that could have taken ... Continue Reading
The 2019 HMC Horowhenua Open being played this Sunday at Levin Golf Club, has attracted close to 80 players, with most of the districts Rep hopefuls in the line up.
A number of Wellington district players are also entered, which is great to see, along with 3 young players from Auckland making the trip south.
One of those Auckland players is young ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Taihape Golf Club for winning the 2019 Presidents Trophy competition. Taihape defeated Linton Camp 11 - 1 in the final played at Marton Golf Club on Sunday. Congratulations to Taihape for the win, and also to Linton Camp for making it through to the final, in what is always a hotly contested competition. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to the Wanganui Golf Club team of Tara Raj and Carron Thompson for taking out the Championship Pennant title, on Sunday, at Marton Golf Club.
Heading into the final round, Wanganui, was narrowly trailing the Manawatu White, so not only needed to defeat Rangitikei/Marton, but also had to rely on the Manawatu Red defeating their clubmates, Manawatu White, in the ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Golf Club A Pennant team won the A Pennant final yesterday on their home track, against Feilding 6 - 3. Trailing 2 - 1 after the morning foursomes, the Manawatu players lifted in the afternoon singles matches with 4 wins and two halved matches. The result was actually a lot closer than the 6 - 3 final result ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Marton Golf Club for winning the B Grade Pennant competition for 2019. They played the final last Sunday at Levin Golf Club, against Feilding. Marton led 2.5 to 0.5 after the morning foursomes matches, and Feilding rallied in the afternoon to just come up short, with Marton taking it out 5 games to 4.
Individual results were:
Foursomes (Feilding names ... Continue Reading
New Zealand Golf has this week released which players have been selected into the 2019 National Academy. The structure includes two tiers in the National Academy plus a Development Group. Ten players make up the National Academy, with just one player, Daniel Hillier, named in the tier one category.
Current Manawatu Wanganui rep, Tyler Wood, originally from the Waikato, has been ... Continue Reading
Palmerston North Golf Club won the Handicap Pennant competition for 2019, and now all eyes are on the B Grade final this weekend. The two finalists are Feilding and Marton, after Feilding defeated Castlecliff 5 - 4 in one semi final, and Marton defeated Manawatu 7 - 2 in the other. The semi finals were played at Rangatira Golf Club. ... Continue Reading