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Joe Kells Memorial entries still open

Entries for the first Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merit series event, the Joe Kells Memorial and PN Classic for women, will remain open until Wednesday in the hope of attracting a few more entries. While we have had reasonable entry number thus far, it is not yet close to full. If you are keen to still enter this event ...

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A Pennant & Palmanui final results

The A grade and Palmanui finals were held yesterday at Manawatu Golf Club. Manawatu and Palmerston North were the finalists in both finals matches, so there was plenty of support from both clubs out watching, which was great to see. The A Pennant competition is the premier mens division involving most of the districts best players. Manawatu has dominated the grade ...

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Presidents quarter final results

The quarter finals of the mens Presidents Trophy competition were played on Sunday at Rangitikei Golf Club. The results were: Taihape 1½  lost to  Marton 8½  Rangatira 5 halved with Castlecliff 5  - Castlecliff won on Countback Feilding 2 lost to Buckley 8 Pahiatua 6 defeated Palmerston North 4 The semi finals will be played at Rangitikei on Sunday 28 May: Matches will be: SF1 - Marton ...

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Close result in A Pennant semi final

The A Pennant semi finals were contested at Marton Golf Club on Sunday. Both matches were expected to be close throughout. Manawatu took on Feilding and were 2.5 - 1.5 up after the morning foursomes. Despite some close afternoon matches with 3 matches going down the last hole, Manawatu remained in front throughout and won the singles 5 - 3. The ...

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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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