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Rules Day on 19 July

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 ...

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Manawatu win the Palmanui Shield

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 ...

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12 year old Tara Raj wins Senior Club Champs

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 ...

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Tyler Hodge turns Pro

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 ...

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Manawatu retain A Grade Pennant

Manawatu Golf Club retained the A Grade pennant by winning their final match against Wanganui 9.5 - 2.5 at Taihape on Sunday. Manawatu went through the season unbeaten to claim their 9th title in the last 11 years. Feilding despite losing to Palmerston North 6.5 - 5.5 held on for second place. The final round this year was mostly about which ...

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Josh Munn reselected for National Academy

Congratulations to Josh Munn for once again being named in the tier one National Academy named by NZ Golf.The announcement by NZ Golf regarding the full squad is below: NZ Golf: National Academy named for 2015 New Zealand Golf has named the 2015 National Academy which sees twelve of last year’s National Academy retaining their places and four new comers being added ...

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Taihape can avoid relegation at home

The final round of the Men's A Grade Pennant will be played at Taihape this Sunday. While Manawatu looks very likely to seal up the A pennant, this round is more about which team will finish bottom and be relegated to B Grade for next year. Two teams, Taihape and Marton, are in relegation trouble, however it is Taihape sitting ...

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Manawatu Wanganui players perform at Muriwai

Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn and Lachie McDonald both performed well at the latest Charles Tour event at Muriwai. For Josh Munn he once again came close to victory with his 3rd successive 2nd place finish, but this time just one shot back from winner, professional Daniel Pearce. In a very close finish Munn was tied with Mark Brown and ...

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PN Boys' High win Secondary Schools

The Manawatu Wanganui Secondary Schools championship was played yesterday at Marton Golf Club in fine overhead conditions. Ten schools were represented with 40 students in total taking part. In recent years Palmerston North Boys' High School have dominated the team event, and that was again the case this year. With the top 3 boys gross scores the Boys High team ...

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Another Charles Tour 2nd for Munn

Manawatu's Josh Munn, is continuing to prove that he is about ready to tackle the professional golf world with another 2nd placing at the most recent Charles Tour Event - The Akarana Open. He finished at 12 under par and was 4 shots back of Gareth Paddison who competes on overseas tours. Munn finished 2nd behind the very well performed ...

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