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 The match was organised after the Central North Island Quad event was withdrawn from the rep calendar.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
Josh Munn was in contention for a very high finish after 3 rounds of the Asia Pacific Amateur staged at Royal Melbourne. After rounds of 74, 67 & 72, Munn was in a share of 5th at 3 under par, although a distant 9 shots back from the runaway leader Antonio Murdeca from Australia. Unfortunately a bad start in round ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn and Tyler Hodge have both made steady starts at the prestigious Asia Pacific Amateur being played at the difficult Royal Melbourne layout. Hodge has completed his first round with an even par 72, while Munn was sitting at one over through 16. The early pace setter at -5 was Australian Todd Sinnott, who was sitting ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named teams to compete at the next mens and womens fixtures over the next few weeks.
An eight man senior mens team to play Bay of Plenty at Wairakei and Kinloch on the 1st and 2nd of November is: Josh Munn, Tyler Hodge, Lachie McDonald, Tyler Lock, Junior Tatana, Rhys Harold, Michael Birchall and Josh Sedgwick. ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald showed his class over the closing stages of the Mortgage Link Manawatu Open to claim the title by a single shot yesterday. After a slow start to round 2, Lachie stormed home with a run of birdies in his final 6 holes to finish 2 under for the event, and finish one shot clear of Taranaki rep players ... Continue Reading
The final event on the Manawatu Wanganui Order of Merit will be played this Sunday. The 36 hole Mortgage Link Manawatu Open, at Manawatu Golf Club, is an event with a long history with many well known players as winners over the years.
The 2014 event will be a great chance for a new name to be added to the trophy. ... Continue Reading
On a beautiful Northern Manawatu day 12 teams took on the Apiti Golf course in the annual Glendinning Cup challenge on Sunday October 12.
Teams from Apiti (2), Foxton, Hawkestone, Linton Camp, Manawatu, Pahiatua, Rangatira, Taihape, and Waiouru Golf Clubs along with guest teams from the District and Eagles Golfing Society made the trip.
The Apiti course was in excellent condition and ... Continue Reading