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New Order of Merit Event - June 25

The Joe Kells Memorial for men and Palmerston North Classic Trophy for women is to be held at the Palmerston North Golf Club on June 25 and sponsored by local company Fowler Homes. Last played for in 2010 the Joe Kells Memorial has previously been one of the mens premier events on the Manawatu/Wanganui golfing calendar. This 36 hole tournament was ...

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Rep Season to commence with Fundraiser

The Manawatu Wanganui Golf rep season for the more serious golfers will start with the annual Rep Fundraising Tournament on June 11th. This event has proved popular in the past, and we are hopeful to attract a full field of 32 teams again this year. Feilding Golf Club will once again host this years event. Rep players are expected to ...

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A Grade Semi Finals / Presidents Quarter Finals

The Mens committee have set the venues for the A Grade semi final and Presidents Quarter final matches. The A Grade semi final will be played at Marton Golf Club on Sunday 21 May. The teams competing will be Palmerston North playing Taihape, and Manawatu playing Feilding. We are expecting both matches to be reasonably close. Good luck to all players ...

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Marton win Handicap Pennant

Congratulations to Marton Golf Club for winning the Handicap Pennant finals yesterday on their home course. Marton won the right to host the semi final and final day by finishing top of the round robin stages. In the Semi finals Marton defeated Feilding 6 - 3, which set up a final against Manawatu after they defeated Levin 5 - 4 ...

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A Grade semi finalists

The final round robin matches were played yesterday at Levin Golf Club in the mens A grade competition. Manawatu continued their unbeaten record with a solid 8 - 4 win over second placed Palmerston North. Palmerston North and Taihape had safely gained semi final spots heading into the round, however Feilding's match against Taihape was probably going to determine the final ...

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Cash prizes - breach of Amateur Status

We have recently been made aware that some clubs, or organisations, are handing out cash as prizes for some amateur golf events. We would like everyone to be aware that accepting a cash prize for playing golf, is in nearly all circumstances a breach of amateur status, and therefore all clubs should be aware that they cannot hand out cash ...

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Hawkestone win B Grade

Congratulations to Hawkestone for taking out the B Grade Pennant at the finals day played at Wanganui Golf Club yesterday. It has been a long time coming for the Hawkestone team that have competed toward the top of the B Grade competition for a number of years. In the semi finals Hawkestone defeated Marton 6.5 - 2.5 to set up a ...

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B Grade finals day at Wanganui GC

The semi finalists of the B Grade have been found, but despite the rules stating that the venue will be at the home course of the winner of round robin, it will now be played at the neutral venue of Wanganui Golf Club, rather than Castlecliff. Castlecliff have just cored their greens which would have made the condition of the greens ...

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Junior Development Quad Results

The annual junior development quad was held over the past couple of days at Marton Golf Club between Wellington, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu Wanganui. Each team competes in round robin matchplay competition against the other teams. A girls event is also played with a stroke round of qualifying followed by 2 rounds of seeded matchplay. All golf is off ...

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Womens Rep Selectors and Manager wanted

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Commitee are seeking expressions of interest from people wishing to fill the volunteer roles of Womens rep selector and Manager for the 2017 and 2018 rep seasons. This is an opportunity to become part of the representative programme and share in the success of our women golfers and the teams. To view the role descriptions and to apply ...

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