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Hodge's on fire at Wellington Strokeplay

Levin siblings Tyler and Brydie Hodge claimed the men's and women's titles at the Wellington Strokeplay at the weekend. Brydie is continuing a dream month after she won the national under-19 women's tournament. Tyler, a New Zealand rep who also won a national under-19 crown two years ago, was utterly dominant in the men's event with a nine-stroke victory over Thomas ...

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Munn best of Kiwi's

Manawatu Wanganui number 1 Josh Munn, saved his best to last by shooting a 5 under 67, in the final round at the Eisenhower World Teams Champs in Japan. Munn was solid  in the first three rounds with 72, 69 & 70, to finish with an 8 under par total. While that scoring may look really good to most of ...

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Munn underway at Eisenhower

New Zealand has got off to a slow start to the 29th World Amateur Team Championship in Japan. The Kiwis opened with an even-par team total on day one at the Iriyama Course of the Karuizawa Golf Club to be in a share of 41st place. Australian Amateur Champion Tae Koh (Manukau) and New Zealand Amateur Champion Josh Munn (Manawatu) delivered the ...

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Masters team take on Taranaki

The Manawatu Wanganui mens Masters team will take on Taranaki on Sunday in Wanganui. This event is designed to give the Masters players some matchplay practise leading into the Freyberg Masters to be held in November, this year at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands. The timing of this year match is also ideal in determining team selection, as the ...

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Perry best at Egmont Champs

A group of 8 Manawatu Wanganui players travelled to Stratford to compete in the Taranaki Golf Tour, Egmont Champs on Sunday. Best of the Manawatu Wanganui players was Guy Perry, who came storming back from a mediocre 78 in round one, to record the tournament low round of 66 in round 2. Guy finished his round with 3 birdies and ...

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Brydie Hodge wins NZ U19 title

Manawatu/Wanganui womans number 1, Brydie Hodge, has played a great final round to claim the New Zealand U19 title in Taupo today. Six shots back starting the final rounds after a 76 and 74, Hodge stormed home with a 3 under par 69 to overtake her rivals. Starting the day Hillary O'Connor from Christchurch held a 2 shot lead over ...

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New Zealand Junior Age Group Champs Progress

The New Zealand Boys and Girls Age Group Champs are currently taking place at Taupo Golf Club. The event is played over 3 rounds with a cut made after 2 rounds in the Boys field. Manawatu Wanganui has a good contingent of players competing, and after 2 rounds have had some mixed results. In the Girls Levins, Brydie Hodge, heads into ...

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Munn wins Kapi Tareha

Manawatu's Josh Munn departs for Japan to compete in the Eisenhower Trophy World Teams Champs, fresh off a win in the Kapi Tareha in Napier at the weekend. Munn finished at -3 over the four rounds to finish 8 shots clears of Castlecliff's Tyler Lock.The week before he had been runner-up in the Wanganui Open, a shot behind Tyler Lock. Munn ...

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Tyler Lock wins Wanganui Open

Castlecliff's Tyler Lock played steady golf to finish on top of a good quality field at Sunday's Wanganui Open. Played in ideal conditions with sunny overhead conditions, and just a light southerly, Belmont still proved to be a difficult challenge. No player really took full advantage of the conditions, and no scores were posted under par on either round. The ...

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Wanganui Open Preview

The Wanganui Open is played this Sunday at the Wanganui Golf Club. This is an event with a long history, and was at its prime one of New Zealand's bigger events on the annual calendar, attracting some of the big names in amateur golf at the time. I remember as a young junior competing in the event amongst players such ...

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