Yesterday at Feilding Golf Club, Manawatu Wanganui Golf ran the annual Rep Fundraiser tournament this year sponsored by Tranzit Coachlines and Cross Country Rentals, along with a host of Hole and prize sponsors. Twenty eight teams of 3 were randomly drawn a rep player to compete with, in the Am-Am style format. The live draw is one of the unique ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Boys' Interprovincial team has finished a disappointing 9th from 10 teams in the Boys Interprovincial this year. With the addition of two South Island teams the format was a little different this year and the draw probably did us no favours. The team finished bottom of what was no doubt the strongest pool of the two sides ... Continue Reading
Levin Golf Club hosted the annual Eagles U17 National over the past few days. Teams were sent to Levin from districts all over New Zealand to compete as both individuals and teams. Manawatu Wanganui also got to invite 15 extra players as host of the event. The feedback coming out of the event is that Levin did an outstanding job ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Boys Interprovincial team got off to a winning start in Cambridge this morning beating Eastland 7 - 1. This was a positive start ahead of much harder opposition to come during the remainder of the competition. This afternoon the boys take on a strong Bay of Plenty line up which traditionally performs very well at this ... Continue Reading
On Friday Night at the Grass Roots Sports Awards the Manawatu Golf Club was named Manawatu Sports Club of the Year. In a ceremony hosted by Sport Manawatu, the Club also picked up two other awards.The first was in the 'Athlete Development' category where the Manawatu Golf Club Academy was recognised for its formation 12 months ago. The second award ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named teams for the upcoming Shand Cup & Sybil Green to be played at Hawkesbay Golf Club in Hastings. A large team of 10 senior men, 4 junior boys and 8 senior women compete at this annual event against teams from Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki. The event take place on 11/12 October.
Senior team playing for ... Continue Reading
Pahiatua Golf Club won the Zone Teams Competition in the final played at Feilding, on Sunday. Pahiatua's opponents in the final was Taihape, a club which has won this competition on a number of occasions during it's history. The final was obviously very close with the final scoreline being 3.5 - 2.5. Congratulations to Pahiatua for winning this event. To ... Continue Reading
During the upcoming School holidays Manawatu Wanganui Golf will have both a boys and girls Junior Interprovincial team competing at the annual events played at Cambridge (boys) and Rotorua (girls).
The boys travel to Cambridge on Monday 29 February for practise and have 4 days of competition matchplay. The team is:
U19: Rhys Harold, Mike Birchall, Josh Sedgwick, Nic Quantock-Holmes, Liam Finlayson. ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald and Brydie Hodge set new course records today in winning the Challenge Cup played today at Marton Golf Club.
McDonald, playing on his home course fired a 5 under par 67 to set a new mark from the current championship tee layout, to take a 5 stroke lead over NZ Rep Tyler Hodge, and Feilding teenager Liam Finlayson, both ... Continue Reading
Wanganui golfers will be in for a treat today and tomorrow, as a top class field of professionals tee it up in the annual Pin High / Craigs Investment Partners Pro-Am. The professional field will play for a purse of $20,000.
The top players include names such as Mark Brown, Josh Geary, former locals Nick Gillespie & Simon Owen, Doug Holloway ... Continue Reading