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Unique event this week at Wanganui Golf Club

From Tuesday 10 March the Wanganui Golf Club will be running their always popular Nearest the Pin competition at the Belmont Links  in Wanganui. This competition gives participants the opportunity to win a $1000 Prezzy Card and if they are not currently a member of the Wanganui Golf Club, a year’s free membership.Competitors pay just $5 for three balls and ...

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Junior Tiger Qualifiers

Four golfers have qualified from the Manawatu Wanganui District event, held at Palmerston North Golf Club, to the National Final of the Junior Tiger at the Manawatu Golf Club on Sunday April 12. The four golfers to progress from the categories of 11 and under (girls and boys) and 12 – 14 (girls and boys) are Denzil-Viper Tatana from Levin Intermediate, ...

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Junior Tiger this Sunday

The Manawatu Wanganui qualifying for the Junior Tiger takes place this Sunday at Palmerston North Golf Club, with over 60 kids (14 and under) hitting the fairways for 9 holes of golf. For some they are completely new to golf, while for others they are already becoming good players and will be trying to qualify for the National final at ...

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Age Group Champs & JTS Results

Manawatu's Josh Sedgwick was the best performed player at the Age Group Champs played at Waimarino Golf Club on Sunday. Sedgwick claimed the Boys U19 title with a 2 round total of 146 after rounds of 71 and 75. The Boys U16 title was won by Manawatu's Greg Shaw for the second straight year with a total of 154 (78 ...

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Free Live Golf Streaming

Lightbox Sport (formally Coliseum Sports Media) are letting anyone watch Lydia Ko for FREE this weekend at the ISPS Handa Australian Women’s Open. Below is an announcement they have made today allowing anyone to trial their platforms free for 7 days using the Promotional Code: LYDIAKO. This is a great message to get out to your members so we can all ...

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Munn 2nd at Grant Clements

Manawatu's Josh Munn had a great day two at the Grant Clements Memorial tournament at Mt Maunganui over the weekend to catapult up the leaderboard. A pair of 66's on Sunday was almost enough to to overhaul eventual winner Charlie Hillier from Te Puke. Hillier on a 276 total finished 1 shot ahead of Munn (277). Also competing from Manawatu Wanganui ...

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Womens Pennant Results

The 2015 Womens Pennant got underway on Sunday at Taihape, with both Championship and Weekend Pennant comps. A change this years format has both Championship and Weekend competitions playing foursomes in the morning. The first round Championship match winners were Manawatu, Palmerston North, Rangitikei and Levin A. Click here to see full results The first round Weekend Pennant match winners were Rangatira, Marton and ...

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Mens Pennant Results

Pennant competitions got underway yesterday at various venues throughout the district. The mens A Grade was played at Manawatu Golf Club with a few very one sided results. Manawatu dropped just half a point against a weakened Levin side, which gives the defending champs a narrow half a game lead over Palmerston North after they defeated Marton 11- 1. Troy Calkin ...

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Mens pennants start this weekend

The mens pennant competitions start this weekend, under a changed format for some grades. The A grade format after much debate remains the same as last year, however B & C Grade competitions from 2014, now combine into one grade, and will be played under the previous C Grade format. The changes were made to combat the issue of clubs not ...

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District players in action over the weekend

Not only is it the start of the mens Pennant competition this weekend, but also some players are in action in other parts of the country. The NZ Seniors Champs for players aged 50+ starts today in Nelson. Players from Manawatu/Wanganui competing include Tony Chettleburgh, Kim Ballantyne, Keiran Corkill, Barry Shannon, Stu Gillespie and Rick Harding. We wish these players all ...

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