The 2017 World Masters Games to be held in Auckland in April 2017 will include golf as one of the 28 sports on offer. Registrations are now open for this and close on 31 January next year.The World Masters games is recognised as the largest multi-sport event in the world with an estimated number of 25,000 people to take part ... Continue Reading
The men's A Grade Pennant was played yesterday at Manawatu Golf Club.
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Results will be posted as they are processed in all pennant grades played yesterday. ... Continue Reading
It has been a busy couple of weeks around the Manawatu Wanganui district with most of the men's and women's pennant competitions getting underway.
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To view results in more detail go to these links: Men | Women
Men's Pennant action continues this weekend with A, B, Palmanui and Handicap pennant competition 2nd round ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Champs was played yesterday at Feilding Golf Club. Played over 36 holes this competition finds the champions of 3 boys and 2 girls age group divisions.
The winners in each division were as follows:
Boys Under 19 (Kelly Cup): Liam Finlayson (Feilding Golf Club)
Boys Under 16 (Silk Cup): Bradley McSherry (Palmerston North Golf Club)
Boys Under 13: Ryan ... Continue Reading
36 Hole Age Group Champs
The Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Champs is being played this Sunday at Feilding Golf Club. A field of 24 Juniors will contest the 36 hole competition to determine the 2016 winners in the following age categories: Boys - U19, U16 & U13. Girls U19 & U15. There will also be gross and net based prizes up ... Continue Reading
The first round of the Manawatu Wanganui women's Silver Pennant was played yesterday at Feilding Golf club. The weather was once again hot and the fairways very hard and fast.
The results of that round was a draw between Levin and Rangatira, Pahiatua defeated Eketahuna, Palmerston North defeated Manawatu, Marton defeated Castlecliff, and Wanganui defeated Rangitikei. Some of the matches were ... Continue Reading
The men's pennant competitions got underway around the district on Sunday, in very hot dry conditions. The A grade and Palmanui were played at Feilding Golf Club, B Grade was played at Waimarino, and the Handicap grade at Castlecliff.
In the A grade there were no major surprises, with Feilding defeating Taihape, Manawatu defeating Castlecliff, & Palmerston North defeating Foxton. The ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui men's pennant comps get underway this Sunday.
Changes to the competition format this year include semi final / finals for every grade of competition. The main reasons is to create that finals pressure competition at the end of the season to decide the winner, and to keep more teams interested right through to the end of the round ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Regan McConaghty shot a 71 yesterday at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club to advance through to the final qualifying tournament for the Men's NZ Open. A small field of 18 entered the qualifying at Paraparaumu, with just 3 advancing from that event. Joining McConaghty at the final stage is Shandon's Peter Brinsdon (68), and Paraparaumu's Cameron Elers (71). Those players ... Continue Reading
Former Manawatu Wanganui rep Lachie McDonald is currently competing in his professional debut at the Victorian Open at the 13th Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads, Australia. McDonald has completed 2 rounds in even par, after rounds of 73 and 71. With players still to complete their 2nd round he will be waiting anxiously to see if that is enough to ... Continue Reading