The home team Feilding were the winners of the 2015 Chamberlain Shield played yesterday in very blustery conditions. The competition brings the Senior, Intermediate and Junior club champions from each club together to compete against each other to determine the champion combined team and individual champions in each division for the year.
The Feilding team pictured below was Neil Anderson, Mike ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens team finished well down the order in 10th place at the SBS Invitational in Invercargill over the weekend. Conditions particularly on day one were very difficult with strong winds making it tough for all competitors. The Manawatu Wanganui team got off to a very bad start in round one, but did bounce back to record the ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Mens Masters team has bounced back from 2 losses against Waikato and Canterbury on day one, and won their matches against Taranaki and Tasman in the last 2 days. This puts them in 9th place at the half way point of their matches.
The event is being held at the New Plymouth Golf Club and finishes on Friday. ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named their teams of 6 players to travel to the Interprovincials.
The mens team to compete at Otatara in Invercargill starting on 1st December will be: Josh Munn, Lachie McDonald, Hayden Ring, Regan Cording, Josh Sedgwick and travelling reserve is Junior Tatana. The team playing order is yet to be confirmed.
The womens team to compete at ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui senior mens and womens teams were in action over the weekend.
An 8 player womens team headed to Napier for an annual match against Hawkes Bay. The team played two 18 hole matches against their opposition at Napier Golf Club and prevailed 11 - 5. This is another excellent result as the team prepares for the Toro Interprovicial in ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens masters team is off to New Plymouth tomorrow to prepare for the Freyberg Masters Interprovincial, which starts on Monday. The team of Stu Smith, Tony Chettleburgh, Kieran Corkill, Justin Newland, Rick Harding and Marty Field will be targeting a high up finish once play has concluded on Friday.
The event involves 8 rounds of matchplay over 5 ... Continue Reading
The overall winners of the district Order of Merit competition were decided following the Mortgage Link Manawatu Open on Sunday. After 8 rounds over four 36 hole events the winners were:
Womens Gross: Tara Raj (Wanganui GC)
Womens Net: Jenny Ritchie (Marton GC)
Mens Gross: Stu Smith (Manawatu GC) & Hayden Ring (Castlecliff GC) (tie)
Mens Net: Shay Melis (Buckley GC)
We also had a ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named their teams for a couple of annual clashes taking place on October 31 and Nov 1.
The men will be playing in an event against Bay of Plenty established last year after the Central North Island Quad was dropped off the playing calendar. What makes this event both unique and appealing to players is that it ... Continue Reading
Manawatu members Regan McConaghty and Maraea Durie claimed the Mortgage Link Manawatu Open titles yesterday.
Players had to endure very testing conditions, as both rain and wind played a factor throughout the day. This meant the Manawatu layout was playing close to its maximum difficulty level. Play on a couple of occasions was close to being suspended due to water starting ... Continue Reading
The Mortgage Link Manawatu Open is being played this coming Sunday at Manawatu Golf Club.
Last years champion, Lachie McDonald, is back to try and defend the title and will start as favourite, after recently winning the North Island Strokeplay at Waitangi Golf Club. Other notable names include the Spearman-Burn twins, Peter and Thomas from Wellington, and a squad of 9 ... Continue Reading