News

Age Group Champs now 22 February

The Age Group Champs that was originally scheduled for Sunday 25 January, will now be held on Sunday 22 February at Waimarino Golf Club. This events provides options for 36, 18 and 9 hole play. We hope to get as many junior golfers from around the district to this event. For more event details and event entry click here ...

Continue Reading

Junior Tiger qualifier on March 8

The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Tiger District Qualifier will this year be held on Sunday March 8th starting about 12 noon at the Palmerston North Golf Club . This is always a very popular event for young juniors aged 14 and under, and also attracts new golfers to the game. The Manawatu Wanganui District will be attempting to encourage more new ...

Continue Reading

Tyler Hodge runner-up at Aussie Amateur

Levin's Tyler Hodge came within a whisker of claiming his biggest career win at the weekend, eventually going down on the first playoff hole in the Australian Amateur final in Sydney. Hodge was defeated by NSW's Cameron Davis. Hodge started the 36 hole final in very positive fashion with birdies on the first 2 holes, and partway through the second 9 ...

Continue Reading

McDonald, Hodge qualify for Aussie Amateur

Manawatu Wanganui players Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge have both qualified for the matchplay at the Austalian Amateur currently being played in Sydney. 64 players qualify. Click here to see matchplay draw Click here to see live progress ...

Continue Reading

Age Group Champs Postponed

The Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Champs and JTS 1 event that was to be held this Sunday at Waimarino Golf Club has been postponed, due to disappointing entry numbers in all categories. We will be advising of a new date shortly, and will be promoting the new date hard to ensure more entries. ...

Continue Reading

Brydie Hodge 4th at Nth Island U19

Levins Brydie Hodge produced a strong final round to finish 4th in the North Island Under 19's played at Ngaruawahia Golf Club. Hodge's 3 round total of even par left her 8 shots behind the winner Brooke Hamilton. Up and coming players, Wanganui's Tara Raj, and Manawatu's Mudra Lakhani, also played in the event and had very good results. Click here to ...

Continue Reading

Josh Munn at Asian Tour School

Josh Munn is continuing to show signs that he is ready to match it in the professional golf world, with a 2nd placing in a stage of the Asian Tour Qualifying Event. After a slow start of 76, Munn then kicked into the right gear, to shoot 69, 66 & 66. Click here to view the Manawatu Standard article We wish Josh ...

Continue Reading

Hodge at Master of Amateurs

Levin's Tyler Hodge has had a busy start to the New Year competing in the prestigious Master of Amateur's event at Royal Melbourne last week. This event is given the highest ranking of all amateur events in Australia. Although well off the pace in the final results the events adds valuable experience against a quality Amateur field on a high ...

Continue Reading

Munn earns partial exemption

Manawatu Wanganui number 1, Josh Munn is now one step closer to a professional career after earning a partial exemption to play events on the Australian PGA Tour. Munn finished 38th at the final stage of qualifying last week. The top 25 from that event earned full exempt status, and those positioned 26 - 50 get the partial exemption. The ...

Continue Reading

Women finish 7th at Toro

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens team defeated Southland 3.5 - 1.5 on the final day of the Interprovincial in Hamilton, to claim 7th spot from the 14 teams. This final placing was the same as last year. Number 3, Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth, went through the event unbeaten with 6 wins and a half. That is a great performance.  Auckland won the title against North ...

Continue Reading