The defense of the Interprovincial title starts today for the Manawatu Wanganui mens team in Hamilton. The team had the bye this morning and kicks off the event against Poverty Bay this afternoon.
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Mens Toro Team (left to right) Michael Birchall, Lachie McDonald, Tyler Lock, Josh Munn, Junior Tatana, Tyler Hodge & Russell McDonald (Manager) ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Champion of Champions were held in sunny conditions at Levin Golf Club on Sunday. This event brings together all the Silver, Bronze and Bronze 2 club champions from clubs throughout the district, to play against each other in a strokeplay format.
The Silver winner on the day was Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth from Castlecliff Golf Club with a 147 ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Golf Club were the winners of the Men's Chamberlain Shield, played at Taihape Golf Club on Sunday. The team of Rhys Watkins, Martyn Nail and Nick Finlay played steady golf to finish 4 shots ahead of the host club Taihape. The event is contested annually by the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Club Champions from each club in the Manawatu ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui selectors have finalised both the Mens and Womens teams for the upcoming Toro Interprovincials being played in Hamilton in early December. The mens team is again very strong and will start off as one of the favourites to win the title, and defend the trophy which the team won in 2013. The womens team will be the ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens team had mixed results at the SBS Invitational in Invercargill, but managed to finish the tournament a creditable 3rd = out of the 13 teams taking part. Unfortunately the weather was horrendous at times, and the rough was very long and lush, making scoring very difficult. On day one most teams had finished before a very ... Continue Reading
A huge congratulations to the 2013 Men's Interprovincial team for being named Manawatu sports team of the year. The official ceremony took place at Arena Manawatu on Friday evening with an awards presentation followed by the dinner. Manawatu Wanganui Golf put up 4 nominations, and had finalists in both the team category and sportsman of the year, with Josh Munn.
It ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Masters team has a good last day to finish 6th overall at the Freyberg Masters in Waitangi. A half in the morning against Otago followed by a win against Tasman was a good way to finish the event. Stu Smith playing at number 1 had a good week with 6 wins, one half and just one loss. ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Freyberg Masters team are off to an ideal start defeating North Harbour and Waikato. The event is being held at Waitangi Golf Club in the Bay of Islands. Number 1 Stu Smith and number 5 Rick Harding both had 2 wins, but all players over the 2 rounds got on the board with either a win or ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Senior mens team have beaten Bay of Plenty at both Wairakei and Kinloch. The match was organised after the Central North Island Quad event was withdrawn from the rep calendar. With the teams having played each other in both of the last Toro Interprovincial finals, the event was well timed to see which team had the form ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui rep Lachie McDonald had a great week at the latest Charles Tour event, the Harewood Classic in Christchurch, finishing 2nd just one shot back from fellow amateur Ryan Chisnall. McDonald got his Tournament charge going in round 2, when he recorded a 6 under par 66 to catapult into the lead. A 3 over par 75 in round ... Continue Reading