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
Marton Golf Club will remain in A grade for the 2015 mens pennant season after a comfortable win over B Grade runners-up Castlecliff. This match eventuated after Manawatu B won the B Grade, but under the current rules cannot have two teams in the same grade. Therefore the second placed B Grade team was able to challenge the bootom placed ... Continue Reading
Two of our districts top Juniors had great results over the Queens Birthday weekend. With little on in the way of big events around the country, players tend to work on their games and compete in events closer to home at this time of year.
Rhys Harold from Palmerston North Golf Club played in the annual Queens Birthday Matchplay at Feilding ... Continue Reading
Weekend Pennants for 2014 proved to be extremely tight with the last few rounds been the make or break time.
11 teams started out the season and by the end of it there was only 2 points separating the top 5 teams.
Rounds 9 and 10 saw the clash between the top teams. Pahiatua were on top but had the bye in ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Manawatu Golf club for winning the Palmanui for the 3rd year in a row. In a very close final held at Rangitikei Golf Club, Manawatu defeated Feilding 5-4. We understand that it came right down to the final pairings to decide the outcome. A fantastic par on the final hole to Manawatu's Ryan Dickins sealed the victory. Well ... Continue Reading