New Zealand Golf has this week released which players have been selected into the 2019 National Academy. The structure includes two tiers in the National Academy plus a Development Group. Ten players make up the National Academy, with just one player, Daniel Hillier, named in the tier one category.
Current Manawatu Wanganui rep, Tyler Wood, originally from the Waikato, has been ... Continue Reading
Palmerston North Golf Club won the Handicap Pennant competition for 2019, and now all eyes are on the B Grade final this weekend. The two finalists are Feilding and Marton, after Feilding defeated Castlecliff 5 - 4 in one semi final, and Marton defeated Manawatu 7 - 2 in the other. The semi finals were played at Rangatira Golf Club. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Palmerston North Golf Club for taking out the 2019 Handicap Pennants.
Semi finals and the final were played at Feilding Golf Club, after Feilding won the rights to host, finishing on top of the rankings after round robin competition.
Feilding went on to win their semi against Wanganui which required a playoff after they finished tied up during regulation play. ... Continue Reading
The 2019 Manawatu Golf Club McDonalds Masters Tournament was played yesterday and attracted a field of over 70 players, including players from afar away as Taupo, Napier, and the Wellington Region.
This is without doubt the largest junior participation event held in the district in recent years, which is great to see.
The event format was held over 3 divisions, with 35 ... Continue Reading
2018 Manawatu Wanganui Interprovincial rep, Tyler Wood, continues to impress in the National events with another impressive tournament performance, this time at the Muriwai Open Charles Tour event which finished yesterday. Wood finished the 4 round event with a 7 under par total, to earn 5th place, just 6 shots back from NZ Professional James Anstiss, who fired a final ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team had cause to celebrate, despite finishing back in 10th place in the team competition. Number 1, Lisa Herbert, had a fantastic performance to win the Canterbury Cup, presented to the overall individual winner. Herbert had consistent rounds throughout, which also included a 4 under par round. The event is scored on gross stableford, and ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Secondary Schools Champs were played yesterday at Marton Golf Club with over 30 participants taking part representing a total of 8 different schools. The day was fine, but a reasonably strong breeze, presented a good challenge for participants.
The main competition is the team gross, with the top 3 out of 4 scores counting toward the team total. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Feilding's, Liam Finlayson and Manawatu's, Lily Griffin, for their win's in the 2019 Ricoh Wanganui Open. The event was played earlier in the year than normal and the club got their wish of ideal weather conditions, with a sunny and warm day with a relatively gentle wind for the 36 hole championship event.
Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro representative, Liam ... Continue Reading
The Ricoh Wanganui Open is being played this Sunday at Wanganui's Belmont Golf Course. This is event has been shifted to earlier in the year to hopefully take advantage of more favourable weather, but also as it forms part of Wanganui Golf Club's 125th Celebrations.
There may well be spots available for late entries. If you would like to play contact ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Inc Annual General Meeting will take place at Feilding Golf Club on Monday 25 March starting at 7.00pm.
We ask that all clubs consider sending along a representative.
We are also currently asking for nominations for the positions on the Board, Men's Committee and Women's Committee. Nomination forms are available for download below.
Click here for Notice of Meeting ... Continue Reading