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A pennant semi-finalists found

The final round robin game was played in the A grade men's pennant competition yesterday at Taihape in ideal fine and calm conditions. Heading into the final round, Manawatu, Palmerston North and Feilding all had semi final places wrapped up, but Taihape and Foxton were left playing off in an effective knock-out match for fourth. The home course win for Taihape, ...

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Pahiatua win handicap pennant

Pahiatua headed into the finals day of the handicap pennant as the top seeded side, after being very dominant throughout the round robin section of the competition. They were awarded home course advantage as a result of being top seed. Pahiatua played against Castlecliff in one semi winning 6 - 3, and Marton defeated Foxton in the other semi 5.5 - ...

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Locals playing national events

Some of our local golfers are playing events around the country at the present time, and their progress can be followed at www.golf.co.nz. South Island U19's We have four junior golfers competing at the South Island Under 19's being played at Tinwald Golf Club in Ashburton. Jamie Connell, Liam Finlayson and Steven Bamford are competing in the boys championship, and Mudra Lakhani ...

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Junior quadrangular a great success

The annual junior development quadrangular was played on Tuesday and Wednesday this week at Marton Golf Club, in superb conditions. The weather was ideal, and the Marton course was in beautiful condition, which helped make the event enjoyable for everyone. The boys event had two teams from Wellington, and a team each from Taranaki and Manawatu Wanganui. Each team consisted ...

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Handicap pennant semi-finalists decided

The final round robin match in the men's handicap pennant was played last Sunday at Rangatira Golf Club with 6 teams still in with a chance to make the play-offs. Pahiatua had already sealed the top spot and home advantage going into the round, and confirmed favourite status, with a comfortable 7 - 2 win over the home team Rangatira. The biggest ...

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Tawhero win B Grade

Wanganui club Tawhero have flown under the radar for most of the B Grade season, qualifying for the semi final in 3rd place. They faced Hawkestone in the semi-final, winning 5.5 to 3.5, to set up a final against top seeds and favourites Marton. The Marton team were awarded with the home advantage in the finals series due to being ...

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Wanganui junior tournament - Saturday 7th May

The Wanganui and Castlecliff Golf Clubs are running a junior tournament for all junior golfers to take part in on Saturday 7th May at Wanganui Golf Club. Divisions will be in 18 hole and 9 hole formats, with the 9 hole also including a non golfers division. Entry is just $5 with a sausage sizzle and drinks after the round. We ...

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Junior Development Quad at Marton

On 19/20 April Manawatu Wanganui competes in the annual Junior Development quad against Wellington and Taranaki. This is an event specifically designed to give our up and coming juniors some experience in matchplay competition to prepare them for future rep events. A team of 10 boys make up a team to compete in the boys competition and girls enter into ...

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Handicapping updates from NZ Golf

The following is an update from NZ Golf regarding Handicapping. NZ Golf continue to liaise with the USGA on two fronts. The first is to stay informed and contribute where possible to the thinking surrounding a world handicap system. The second is to look at how our current system could be changed to better suit our playing environment. Last year NZ Golf ...

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Pennant competition update

The mens B Grade pennant competition has now completed the round robin stages, with Marton Golf Club gaining top seed, and therefore home advantage heading into the semi-final/final day on 17th April. Marton will take on Linton Camp in one of the semi final matches. The other semi final is a match up of the two 9 hole clubs, with ...

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