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Munn earns another 2nd on Charles Tour

Manawatu's Josh Munn earnt himself yet another 2nd place finish on the Charles Tour yesterday to make it 4 straight seconds this year. Previously he finished 2nd at the LawnMaster Classic shooting 20 under par, 2nd at the Muriwai Open at 15 under par, and 2nd again at the Akarana Open at 12 under par. At the Carrus Tauranga Open, Munn finished ...

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McDonald finally gets Scholarship trip

Manawatu Wanganui golfer Lachie McDonald sets off on Saturday to Spain as one of 3 players awarded a Michael Campbell Scholarship a couple of years ago.  While the scholarship has taken sometime to become reality, it now comes at a great time for McDonald as he plans his next step in the game. McDonald will use the opportunity to gain ...

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Men's Zones teams finalists found

Taihape and Castlecliff will battle it out in the final of the Zones team competition which is to be played by 20 September at Rangatira Golf Club. In the semi finals both played at Rangitikei, Taihape had a big win over Buckley 5.5 - 0.5, and Castlecliff defeated Manawatu 4 - 2. Best of luck to both teams in the final. ...

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NZ U19's underway in Wellington

A number of Manawatu Wanganui U19 players have commenced play in the NZ championships in Wellington. Play today seems to have been affected by rain, with the women commencing late after Manor Park was hit by rain over night. The girls were however able to complete play today. A message on the NZ Golf leaderboard page suggests that 1st round ...

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Junior teams named for Interprovincials

The Manawatu Wanganui Boys and Girls Interprovincial teams to compete from 29th September - 2 October have been named. Boys team to play in Cambridge: (no particular order): U19 - Jamie Connell (Manawatu), Liam Finlayson (Feilding), Jayden Hunter (Feilding), Campbell McHugh (Manawatu), Greg Shaw (Manawatu) U16 - Kaleb Idemaru (Manawatu), Anthony Ilton-Maher (Foxton), Bradley McSherry (Palmerston North). Managers: Richard Shaw & ...

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Kapi Tareha tournament results

Manawatu Wanganui players finished high up in the results at the Kapi Tareha in Napier over the weekend. Lachie McDonald finished 2nd at even par over the four rounds. The runner way leader was Hastings player Stuart Duff, who some people may remember as a left arm spin bowler for Central Districts from 1985 - 1995, where he took over ...

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Plenty of local players in action during next week

Manawatu Wanganui has plenty of players competing in events during the next week. This weekend Lachie McDonald, Josh Sedgwick, Trent Munn and Regan McConaghty are competing in the Kapi Tareha 72 hole strokeplay at Napier Golf Club. Those players will be amongst the favourites to take the title, with most of the field is mainly made up of Hawkes Bay representatives. Next ...

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Masters Squad to play Taranaki & BOP

The following players have been named to play in the mens masters team to compete against Taranaki and Bay of Plenty at New Plymouth Golf Club on Sunday 13 September. This is a preparation match for the Freyberg Masters team that will be competing at the same venue from November 2 - 6. The squad is Stu Smith, Tony Chettleburgh, Mike ...

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Playoff win for Cording

Palmerston North golfer Regan Cording won the Wanganui Open title yesterday with a birdie on the first playoff hole, after tying in regulation with Marton's Lachie McDonald. Cording had rounds of 74 and 70 and McDonald 73 and 71. Both players hit the fairway and found the green down the playoff hole, however Cording was much closer and converted the ...

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Team entries available for Wanganui Pro Am

The Pin High - Craigs Investment Partners Wanganui Pro Am organisers need about 6 more teams to fill their field this year. This years event will be played on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September. The event attracts up to 40 of NZ's best professional players who play for $20,000 in prize money. Teams of 3 amateur players play alongside the ...

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