The Horizon Golf NZPGA tees off at Manawatu Golf Club this Thursday, with plenty of local interest to challenge some of Australasia's best. One of the headline players is former Manawatu Wanganui rep player Tim Wilkinson, whom has made the trip back to Palmerston North from his home base in Florida, to compete in NZ for the first time in ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Junior Age Group Champs were played on Sunday at Rangatira Golf Club. Weather threatened to spoil the day, however for most of the day the rain stayed away.
The Boys Under 19 championship was won by Foxton's Anthony Ilton-Maher, with rounds of 71 & 75. In second place was Manawatu's Ethan Dodds, 3 shots back with rounds ... Continue Reading
Clubs and players competing in the men's A Pennant competition are advised that the venue of the first round on Sunday 18 February, has been changed from Foxton to Wanganui. These rounds have simply been swapped, so the team you will be competing against in round 1 is the same as the team that you would have been facing in ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial and PN Classic was held yesterday at Palmerston North Golf Club on one of the warmest Manawatu days of the summer. This became very much a test of fitness, hydration and concentration over the 36 hole strokeplay format. 80 players in total took part in the event which is on both the local OOM and NZ ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial (men) and PN Classic (women) events are being played this Sunday at Palmerston North Golf Club. The event has attracted a good field of 80 players at time of the draw being prepared. Late entries will still be taken by contacting Palmerston North Golf Club on 06 351 0700.
This year the event returns to its traditional ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn and Guy Perry competed last week in Pukekohe for playing status on the NZPGA order of merit events for 2018.
Josh Munn whom has recently returned to golf after a small break, won the event with rounds of 73, 70 & 71. This will give Josh full status as one of the top 2 finishes.
Guy Perry was making ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Order of Merit event series will start this year with the Joe Kells Memorial & PN Classic on Sunday 28th January. The Joe Kells Memorial is a long standing open club event at the Palmerston North Golf Club, which was re-introduced in 2017 in a July date. The event will now return to its traditional end of ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui teams finished off the pace in the Toro Interprovincials held last week in Northland.
The women's team had some great moments and could have easily finished higher up if matches had gone their way. They beat North Harbour in round 1, whom ended up making the semi finals. That result showed what the Manawatu Wanganui team was capable ... Continue Reading
Former Manawatu Wanganui representatives, Josh Munn, Tyler Hodge & Lachie McDonald are all competing in Australia at present to try and earn a spot into the final Australasian PGA School tournament. All three players are currently placed just outside the top 25% cut off and will need to go low in round 3 to qualify through to the final stage.
Josh ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui men's team have now got points of the board, after a 2.5 all draw against defending champions Wellington. It was a match most people would of expected Wellington to win, but the Manawatu Wanganui team held tough throughout to clinch the half point. If the online updates are correct Liam Finlayson won his final 4 holes to ... Continue Reading