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Wood moves on to Pro Shop at PNGC

" On November 23rd I will be leaving my role with Manawatu Wanganui Golf to take over the Professional Shop at Palmerston North Golf Club. I have had a great 5 ½ years with Manawatu Wanganui Golf. Initially employed to look mainly after junior golf and junior academies and it was not long before we started seeing success with the ...

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Freyberg Masters Preview

" Wanganui players fill two positions in the combined Manawatu Wanganui Masters Men’s Golf team named to compete in the Freyberg Masters team at Napier’s Maraenui Golf Club next week. Rick Harding (Wanganui) and Chris Treen (Waimarino) join Malcolm Wells (Feilding), Roddy McCabe (Feilding), Stu Smith (Manawatu) and Tony Chettleburgh (Palmerston North) in pursuit of the national team championship for ...

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Central North Island Quad

"Round Three The wind went out of the sails as both teams ran out of puff going down 2-6 (seniors) and 1.5-2.5 (juniors) against BOP.  Michael Birchall completed a historic unbeaten year with no loses in his 14 matches. Josh Sedgwick recorded the longest recorded win streak of 7 matches which he will take into 2013 and the Juniro shad ...

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Rangitkei clubs look to merge

"One merged golf club covering southern Rangitikei appears to be getting closer to reality. Two meetings have already been held of a group called the amalgamated working party and another is pencilled in for two weeks' time. It comprises members of the Marton, Hawkestone and Rangitikei clubs with Manawatu-Wanganui Golf Association president Martin Townend as the independent chairman.   more..... ...

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Junior Interprovincial Preview

"LINK TO LIVE SCORING DAY THREE Trent Munn hole in 1! Trent holed a 8 iron on the 17th, landing 1 foot in front of the hole before jumping in. The team played great golf to lead all the way to recorda 5.5-2.5 win, our first win over BOP in my six years of the event. Trent is the only ...

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Strong MWG Contingent at Tauranga Open

"A very strong continegent of district players tee it up beside the professionals at Tauranga on Wednesday in the Carrus Tauranga Open, part of the 2012 Charles Tour. Josh Munn became the fourth amateur to win on the Charles Tour in 2011 at the Muriwai Open and it would be no surprise if he or another district player lifts the ...

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Tyler Hodge at Duke of York Young Champions Trophy

"Link to scoring  Round 3 We woke to the worst weather of the trip, so bad that one long time member of the club could not think of a poorer day in the past 20 years! The wind turned in the opposite direction making the front nine tough this time. Rugged up with 4 layers, gloves, beanie and glasses to ...

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Wanganui Open Preview

"DRAW Many events never see out a decade, but on September 9th Wanganui Golf Club will run its centenary Wanganui Open. With the district’s top two players absent due to international commitments, favouritism for the event falls to the past three champions, Junior Tatana (Foxton), Trent Munn (Manawatu) and Ewan Westergaard (Manawatu) as well as Marton Golf Club’s Lachie McDonald ...

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NZ Under 19 Championship - Preview

"GIRLS SCORES BOYS SCORES The last half dozen years have delivered four national age group titles to district players. Trent Munn won the under 13 title in 2007 and Rhys Harold (2009) and Kalyn Ponga (2010) folowed in his footsteps. Emma Clayton played great golf to be our most recent national champion after winning the Under 15 title in 2011. ...

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Challenge Cup Preview

"Three wins and a second in the last four NZ Order of Merit golf events sees Rangatira Golf Club play host to the two hottest golfers in the country this Sunday as they battle it out in the 95th playing of Manawatu Wanganui Golf’s Challenge Cup.   Josh Munn, recently replaced at the top of the representative team order by ...

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