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Junior Development Quad

Manawatu Wanganui Golf will once again be competing in the Junior Development Quad being played at Marton Golf Club next week. They will be competing in matchplay against teams from Wellington, Taranaki and Hawkes Bay in the annual fixture. Hawkes Bay are new to the event this year. The Boys team consists of 10 boys who are still considered in the ...

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Pennants all go for weekend

After the recent deluge we have had a few questions about pennant matches this Sunday. We can confirm that with the forecast looking good over the next few days, that all grades are currently going ahead as planned.  The only change that should be noted is that the A Grade and Palmanui matches being played at Wanganui will now start at ...

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Womens Masters Interprovincial Results

The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters finished 11th over the weekend in their Interprovincial played at Ngaruawahia Golf Club. The title was taken out by Northland by 10 strokes over Bay of Plenty. The format is played as a gross stableford with the 3 best scores from 4 counting toward the final team total. Standing: Jill Hall & Jenny Ritchie Sitting: Rebecca Hopper & ...

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Palmerston North Boys win again

The Manawatu Wanganui Intercollegiate tournament was held yesterday at Marton Golf Club, With Palmerston North Boys High once again proving to be the strongest golfing school in the region. Led with a solid even par round by district rep Greg Shaw, the Palmerston North Boys High School number 1 team won convincingly, despite 1 player being DQ'd for handing in ...

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Manawatu Wanganui players at NZ Stroke

Eight Manawatu Wanganui players are contesting the NZ Strokeplay Champs which started today at Hastings Golf Club (Bridge Pa). In the mens field Manawatu Golf Club players Trent Munn, Regan McConaghty, Greg Shaw and Guy Perry, along with Feildings Liam Finlayson are contesting. It has been a reasonably slow start for all the players with Munn the best placed at 1 ...

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Manawatu Wanganui Golf AGM

The Manawatu Wanganui Golf AGM will be held at Feilding Golf Club this coming Monday 20th March at 7pm. We encourage anyone to come along, particularly representatives of our 22 member clubs in the district. Also we would be keen to hear from anyone that would like to go on either the Mens or Womens Committee's for the next year. If ...

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Proposed rule changes to modernise game

When Golf was first invented there were just 15 rules covering the game. As it has evolved we now have a rule book which most people would only know a small percentage of the content, and many club members struggle with the most common rules. So any initiative to modernise & simplify some of the rules will be welcomed by most ...

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Womens Masters team named

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Masters team has been named to compete in the annual Interprovincial Tournament to be held this year at Ngaruawahi Golf Club. The event is played from 31 March - 2 April, and played in a 4 round gross stableford strokeplay format. Three scores count in each round toward the team total. The Manawatu Wanganui team is: Jill Hall ...

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Age Group Champs

The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Age Group Champs were played on Sunday at Feilding Golf Club. The weather started off very fine and hot, however a heavy rain storm hit midway through the second round which did cause minor issues on the greens, however we got through without any major delay. Wanganui's Tara Raj was in great form shooting a 4 under ...

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Reciprocal Rights

With the start of the new pennant season it would be wise for club administrators to be aware of the rules around the reciprocal rights agreement amongst clubs. We have had one recent issue already this year, which is never pleasant for anyone involved, so we ask that people become familiar with the rules. The main things to note is that ...

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