Manawatu's Josh Munn bounced back after a 75 in round one, with a second round 69 to just make the cut in the prestigious Western Amateur Championship being played in Illinois, USA. Just 45 players play the next two rounds after the cut, set at level par this year. Also making the cut was Waikato's Luke Toomey on 2 under ... Continue Reading
The first rep teams for the season have been named following the Horowhenua Open, to compete against Wellington at Levin on Sunday August 9th.
Masters men (40 and over)
Junior boys (under 19)
Res: Keith Johnson
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Former Manawatu Wanganui rep Hayden Ring took out the Horowhenua Open mens title yesterday at Levin Golf Club, by one shot over Regan Cording. Rings rounds were 69 and 70 for a 5 under par total. Cording had rounds of 71 and 69. The next best was Manawatu Wanganui Masters player, Stu Smith on level par with 2 rounds of ... Continue Reading
A good quality field of 84 players have entered the HMC Horowhenua Open being played this Sunday at Levin. Most of the Manawatu Wanganui rep hopefuls have entered the event, along with many others keen to participate and enjoy a great course and event.
The event is the first on the Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merit series, which will be ... Continue Reading
What a great year for the Rangatira Golf Club womens' teams, winning 3 out of the 4 pennant competitions. Having already won the Weekend Pennant competition, Rangatira were also in a good position to win the Silver and District competitions in the final rounds played at Rangitikei on Monday.
Heading into the final round of Silver Pennant, Rangatira just needed to ... Continue Reading
Championship and Weekend Pennants involved a new format for 2015.The new part was having each round consist of foursomes in the morning and singles in the afternoon playing the same team. The retained part was teams of two and Championship matches off the stick and Weekend off handicap
It was great to seee 9 teams involved in both Pennants. A couple ... Continue Reading
How many times have you been in a situation that you were unsure on a ruling? Perhaps it was how to correctly take a drop, or you were unsure if an opponent was applying a correct procedure. Well here is an opportunity to learn more about the rules of golf. The Manawatu Wanganui Referees Assn. are running a Rules Day ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Golf Club added to their collection of Pennant trophies this season with victory in the Palmanui Shield competition. Manawatu had also claimed the A Grade and Handicap pennant titles this season.
The Palmanui competition was reformatted this year due to the changes to B Grade and the addition of the handicap grade. It went back to a reserve grade competition ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Tara Raj for winning the Wanganui Golf Club Senior Champs over the weekend. Tara is just 12 years of age, and beat the experienced Caroline Scott 3/2 in the 36 holes. Tara has consistently performed in the top 6 girls for her age group in New Zealand over the past couple of years, and will likely to be ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui golfer Tyler Hodge has recently made the decision to turn professional and has just played his first event on the newly establish Kiwi Pro Tour - a small tour of around 10 events to give aspiring NZ professionals more events to take part in. This is a pay to play arrangement which requires an entry fee to take ... Continue Reading