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Mike Birchall Selected for Training Camp

Congratulations to Mike Birchall for being selected to attend the NZ Golf Boys training camp, to be held at Cambridge in July. This camp is designed to give talanted junior golfers some high performance assistance to develop their games to the next level. The players attending are selected by the national selection panel. It is great from a Manawatu Wanganui Golf ...

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Manawatu Wanganui Representative Teams

"The full representative season resumes on August 10, with the annual match against southern neighbours Wellington at Levin Golf Club. The season ends with the Mens and Womens elite teams competing at the Toro Interprovincial at the beginning of December. If you have desires to represent your district this is what you need to know: Between now and December we ...

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Manawatu win both A and B Grade Pennant

"The final round results of the A and B grade Pennant played on Sunday was always going to be more about the fight for promotion and relegation for next years A grade.  Going into the round Manawatu was assured of winning the A Grade, however their final round result against Taihape was likely to influence which team would finish at ...

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Womens National Teams Day

"The Manawatu Wanganui District held their National Teams Fourball Tournament on Friday the 9th of May at the Manawatu Golf Club. Thanks to the club members and the club for tremendous support. The winners on a very wet course were the Taihape team Of Denise Millner (also the Club Captain), Diane Mickelson, Marian Cleaver and Jacki Tapp. Photo of team ...

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NZ Golf Handicap Review - Final Report and Recommendations

"Many golfers out there will be interested in the final recommendations made by NZ Golf regarding quite a thorough review process of the current handicap system. The genearal feedback suggests that the current system is reasonably well accepted and that there will be no perfect system to handicap all levels of player. The changes to be implemented this year should ...

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Junior Tiger National Final

"The Junior Tiger National Final held at Manawatu Golf Club on Sunday 27th April was another excellent event. The representatives from Manawatu Wanganui did extremely well with players from three of the four divisions featuring in the prizes. 14 and under boys representative Greg Shaw, from Manawatu Golf Club fired a 1 under par round off the white tees on ...

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Slow Play: Time to take action!

" Manawatu Wanganui Golf will shortly be taking greater steps to monitor slow play and will advise all players of the slow play policy for all Manawatu Wanganui Golf competitions. Recommendations will be made to all clubs hosting events. Until this is in place please read the following information which should help you avoid slow play penalties in the ...

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Pennant matches now being played at Marton, and not Palmerston North

"Palmerston North Golf Club advised that their greens are not up to scratch to hold Mens and Womens pennant rounds due to recent coring. Palmerston North ended up requiring a deep core, creating larger holes than previously planned. The Marton Golf Club have been extremely helpful in allowing a switch of rounds to occur at short notice. Womens Silver and District ...

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2014 Secondary Schools Champs

"RESULTS As expected Palmerston North Boys' High School were the run away team winners for 2014. The team of Josh Sedgwick, Nic Quantock-Holmes, Greg Shaw and Liam Finlayson will now contest the National team event at Taupo in September. Last year PNBHS finished 2nd in this event, so will look to go one better in 2014. Palmerston North Girls High ...

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Brydie Hodge named in NZ Junior Squad to compete at Australian Junior Amateur

"Article from NZ Golf: Australian Junior Amateur: Squads named for Melbourne New Zealand Golf has announced its squads to compete in the Australian Junior Amateur Championships next month in Melbourne. The Junior Boys side includes Nick Coxon (Riverside), Bailey Smith (Mt Maunganui), Tyler King (Omokoroa) and Charlie Hillier (Te Puke) while Jay Carter will manage the team. For the ...

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