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
The Manawatu Wanganui women's team have so far had a mixed week in Whangarei. After a great start beating North Harbour, a narrow loss to Northland, and losses to both Auckland and Wellington, they are now out of semi final contention. However in round 5 yesterday they had a dominant win 4.5 - 0.5 against Aorangi, which gives them an ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui women's team have made a strong start to their week at the Toro Interprovincial in Whangarei today, with a 4/1 win over one of the more fancied teams, North Harbour.
Number 1, Brydie Hodge, defeated the current NZ Amateur champion Sylvia Brunotti 1up. Lily Griffin and Mudra Lakhani also had 1up wins, and Tara Raj won 5/3. Team ... Continue Reading
The Women's Champion of Champions district competition was played on Sunday 12 November at Feilding Golf Club. This event brought together most of the winners of the club championship competitions from throughout, to compete for the district individual and club team championship titles for 2017.
The individual championship winners were:
Silver: Tara Raj (Wanganui)
Bronze I: Delwyn King (Rangatira)
Bronze II: Helen Weber (Manawatu)
Team ... Continue Reading
The rep contest held yesterday between Manawatu Wanganui and Taranaki at Wanganui Golf Club, went the way of the visitors in both the men's and women's teams. Conditions were very windy making the Belmont course very difficult.
The Manawatu Wanganui men's held a small lead after round one winning 3.5 - 2.5, however Taranaki finished strongly winning 4.5 - 1.5 in ... Continue Reading
The Men's Champion of Champion competition was played yesterday at Marton Golf Club in windy conditions. This event brings together all the club champions from around the district to compete in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior divisions and the team Chamberlain Shield competition.
The individual winners of each division were:
Senior: Matt Thomas (Taihape)
Intermediate: Max Turver (Manawatu)
Junior: Adrian Duncan (Marton)
Individual net winners ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Men's and Women's Toro squads have their final preparation matches this Sunday against Taranaki, before the Toro Interprovincials. The matches will be played at Wanganui's Belmont course.
The men's team is Regan McConaghty, Guy Perry, Liam Finlayson, Hayden Ring, Greg Shaw, Cory Higgs, and will be joined by two Juniors, Kaleb Idemaru and Anthony Ilton-Maher.
The women's team is ... Continue Reading