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
Congratulations to Josh Munn and Tyler Hodge on qualifying for the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships to be played at Royal Melbourne in October. Below is the press release from NZ Golf.
Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship: Six Kiwis line up for Royal Melbourne
New Zealand will have six golfers competing at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne next month.
Tae Koh (Manukau), Josh Munn (Manawatu), ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens Masters team comfortably defeated Taranaki in the annual match at the weekend, this year played at Wanganui. Unfortunately the weather played its part by delaying the start of the morning round. The teams agreed to play the first match over 10 holes resulting in a 5.5 - 2.5 advantage to Manawatu Wanganui. A full 18 holes ... Continue Reading
Levin siblings Tyler and Brydie Hodge claimed the men's and women's titles at the Wellington Strokeplay at the weekend. Brydie is continuing a dream month after she won the national under-19 women's tournament.
Tyler, a New Zealand rep who also won a national under-19 crown two years ago, was utterly dominant in the men's event with a nine-stroke victory over Thomas ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui number 1 Josh Munn, saved his best to last by shooting a 5 under 67, in the final round at the Eisenhower World Teams Champs in Japan. Munn was solid in the first three rounds with 72, 69 & 70, to finish with an 8 under par total. While that scoring may look really good to most of ... Continue Reading
New Zealand has got off to a slow start to the 29th World Amateur Team Championship in Japan. The Kiwis opened with an even-par team total on day one at the Iriyama Course of the Karuizawa Golf Club to be in a share of 41st place.
Australian Amateur Champion Tae Koh (Manukau) and New Zealand Amateur Champion Josh Munn (Manawatu) delivered the ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens Masters team will take on Taranaki on Sunday in Wanganui. This event is designed to give the Masters players some matchplay practise leading into the Freyberg Masters to be held in November, this year at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands. The timing of this year match is also ideal in determining team selection, as the ... Continue Reading
A group of 8 Manawatu Wanganui players travelled to Stratford to compete in the Taranaki Golf Tour, Egmont Champs on Sunday. Best of the Manawatu Wanganui players was Guy Perry, who came storming back from a mediocre 78 in round one, to record the tournament low round of 66 in round 2. Guy finished his round with 3 birdies and ... Continue Reading
Manawatu/Wanganui womans number 1, Brydie Hodge, has played a great final round to claim the New Zealand U19 title in Taupo today. Six shots back starting the final rounds after a 76 and 74, Hodge stormed home with a 3 under par 69 to overtake her rivals. Starting the day Hillary O'Connor from Christchurch held a 2 shot lead over ... Continue Reading