The HMC Horowhenua Open was played yesterday in sunny conditions at Levin Golf Club, and produced an exciting finish in the mens division, with a sudden death playoff.
Greg Shaw and Tony Chettleburgh were tied after 1 under par 71 rounds, so headed back down the 18th hole. Both players made regulation pars first time round, so headed back for a ... Continue Reading
Good news for the local golfing public, as the NZPGA Championship will once again be hosted by the Manawatu Golf Club in 2018.
After a recent announcement that stated the club had turned down the invite to host the event, the NZPGA has now renegotiated with the Manawatu Golf Club. The new deal makes the event more attractive for the club ... Continue Reading
The HMC Horowhenua Open is on this Sunday at Levin Golf Club. Rain over the past couple of months has affected the event, which was postponed from its original date in July. Unfortunately the rain has continued since, leaving the course with a few extra water features. A decision was made to reduce the event to 18 holes early this ... Continue Reading
Organisers of the 2017 HMC Horowhenua Open at Levin Golf Club advise that due to the wet conditions currently being experienced at Levin Golf Club, that the event has been reduced to 18 holes this Sunday August 27. It will now start with a siren start at 9.30am, with lunch provided afterward.
The prize table worth approx $3,000 will remain the ... Continue Reading
Castlecliffs Hayden Ring and Wanganui's Tara Raj are the winners of the 2017 Ricoh Wanganui Open played yesterday at Wanganui Golf Club.
Competitors arrived in the morning to heavy rain which quickly put a number of greens under water. Organisers delayed the start with a hope of being able to get 18 holes once the greens drained. Play was able to ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui teams playing against Wellington at Otaki yesterday had an early season wake up call, after a big loss by 49.5 - 14.5.
All 4 teams, the seniors mens, senior women, Masters men and Junior men, were beaten by similar margins.
The venue for this year was shifted to Otaki, from Levin, after both districts agreed to rotate between those ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui team to play against Wellington at Otaki Golf Club on 6 August has been named by selectors. Unfortunately the Horowhenua Open last Sunday, which was to be used as a trial, was forced to be postponed due to a very wet course. This made the selectors job much more difficult to select a team based on current ... Continue Reading
The Horowhenua Open, which is part of the Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merit, has been rescheduled to now be played on Sunday 27 August. Unfortunately Levin Golf Club was forced to postpone the event after continuous heavy rain meant the course had become too wet to play last Sunday.
Players that had previously entered will be required to confirm if ... Continue Reading