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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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Mens Pennant Action

The Mens Pennant season kick off around the district on Sunday Click here to read Manawatu Standard report ...

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New Zealand Golf - Club Capability Manager Role

New Zealand Golf Inc.(NZ Golf) are seeking a sport capability professional with excellent facilitation and communication skills for a lower North Island Club Capability Manager (CCM) role. The CCM will be responsible for the development and delivery of regional strategies to increase the health of golf across Wellington, Manawatu and Taranaki regions. In particular to lead regional projects and club support ...

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Pennant season starts this weekend

The 2017 Mens and Womens pennant season kicks off this Sunday around the district. The Mens A Pennant and Palmanui will be played at Manawatu Golf Club, and the B Pennant players all head north to Waiouru. The mens Handicap Pennant will be at Palmerston North Golf Club. The  A pennant sees a few team changes this year, most notably Tawhero joining ...

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LawnMaster Horizon Golf NZPGA at Manawatu

Great news for the golfing public with the recent announcement that the 2017 NZPGA will be played at Manawatu Golf Club from March 2 - 5. This will provide some spectacular golf viewing with many top Australasian Tour Pro's lining up to play. LawnMaster and Horizon Golf will co-sponsor this event. The Manawatu Golf Club took over the hosting of ...

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Women's team finish tied 9th after playoff washout

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Interprovincial team tied for 9th at Westown Golf Club in New Plymouth. The team was disappointed to have their match abandoned due to heavy rain on Saturday, as they were well on top of opponents Otago for the playoff for 9th. The team finished 5th out of 7 teams in pool play, with a win against Northland ...

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New Local Rule for clubs to consider introducing

The R&A and the USGA have announced today the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. An example of this occurring recently would be the Dustin Johnson incident at the 2016 US Open Championship. This local rule would eliminate that penalty from occurring in the future, if ...

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Womens Interprovincial Underway

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Interprovincial team are out on the course this morning competing in the first round of the Women's Toro Interprovincial in New Plymouth at the Westown Golf Club. The team is Tara Raj (Wanganui), Tania Hook (Manawatu), Jill Hall (Rangitikei), Leanne Brown (Hawkestone) and Mudra Lakhani (Manawatu). Young Lily Griffin (Manawatu) is the reserve. First round opponent is ...

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Men's Interprovincial team finish 7th

The Manawatu Wanganui Interprovincial team finished a very creditable 7th at the Toro Interprovincial played in New Plymouth last week. Having lost Josh Munn, Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge last year to the pro ranks, it was very uncertain just how the current players would perform this year, particularly against the stronger teams. The first round was up against a strong ...

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