The New Zealand Boys and Girls Age Group Champs are currently taking place at Taupo Golf Club. The event is played over 3 rounds with a cut made after 2 rounds in the Boys field. Manawatu Wanganui has a good contingent of players competing, and after 2 rounds have had some mixed results.
In the Girls Levins, Brydie Hodge, heads into ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn departs for Japan to compete in the Eisenhower Trophy World Teams Champs, fresh off a win in the Kapi Tareha in Napier at the weekend. Munn finished at -3 over the four rounds to finish 8 shots clears of Castlecliff's Tyler Lock.The week before he had been runner-up in the Wanganui Open, a shot behind Tyler Lock.
Munn ... Continue Reading
Castlecliff's Tyler Lock played steady golf to finish on top of a good quality field at Sunday's Wanganui Open. Played in ideal conditions with sunny overhead conditions, and just a light southerly, Belmont still proved to be a difficult challenge. No player really took full advantage of the conditions, and no scores were posted under par on either round. The ... Continue Reading
The Wanganui Open is played this Sunday at the Wanganui Golf Club. This is an event with a long history, and was at its prime one of New Zealand's bigger events on the annual calendar, attracting some of the big names in amateur golf at the time. I remember as a young junior competing in the event amongst players such ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui rep teams performed very well to defeat Wellington at Levin in the annual clash at the weekend. Frost unfortunately delayed the start forcing organisers to make a call for the first round to be played over just 9 holes. The 16 all morning result was probably the best result for the overall contest, so that the 18 ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Number one, and NZ Eisenhower team member Josh Munn showed some excellent form as he nears the end of his current overseas experience in Europe and the US. After a solid 8th placed finish in the Southern Amateur Munn finished an outstanding 2nd equal in the Western Amateur in Chicago. Munns 12 under par total was 2 shots ... Continue Reading
After a long layoff due to injury Levin's Tyler Hodge is quickly returning to form after a very solid showing at the highly ranked NZ Order of Merit event, the Waikato Winter Strokeplay played at Lochiel, Hamilton at the weekend. Hodge had rounds of 70, 73, 68 & 68 to finish 7 shots back from a resurgent Kadin Neho. Neho ... Continue Reading
The Horowhenua Open held at Levin Golf Club was started in frosty and foggy conditions today. Conditions quickly improved once play got underway for pleasant morning conditions. A cool southerly picked up in the afternoon to make conditions a little more challenging. Without top Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn, Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge the Mens field was wide open ... Continue Reading
New Zealand Golf has named an exciting team to contest the 29th Eisenhower World Teams Championship in Japan. The side to compete at the pinnacle event of world amateur golf is Joshua Munn (Manawatu), Tae Koh (Manukau) and Vaughan McCall (Gore).
The Eisenhower will be staged at the Oshitate Course and Iriyama Course of the Karurizawa Golf Club from September 11 – ... Continue Reading
The Feilding Golf Club’s Presidents Trophy team recently won the Manawatu Wanganui pennant for the first time since the competition started in 1987. The final was played against a team from Marton Golf Club on the 22nd June at the Rangitikei Golf Club course at Bulls. The Feilding team captain Bill Riordan commented that the course was in excellent order ... Continue Reading