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Chamberlain Shield - Manawatu wins

"The Chamberlain Shield was played at Pahiatua Golf Club on Sunday November 20th. The shield was donated in 1950 by the first secretary of the Manawatu Wanganui District Golf Association, Mr K.G.Chamberlain. It was initially played for by the club champions of each club but was extended to a team event composed of senior, intermediate and junior champions in an ...

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Women's Interprovincial side named

Players were given one last opportunity to shine infront of selectors Shirley Bartlett and Margaret Stephens when the side played Taraanki at a water logged Stratford Golf Club on the weekend. Having won the prestigious Sybil Green trophy at the same venue a month earlier the team were favourites to take out the 36  hole reverse singles match even ...

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Amber Rose wins both Wanganui and Castlecliff Club Championships

"District representative Amber Rose Thompson Newth recently created a little bit of histroy in winning both Castlecliff's and Wanganui's Club Championship. Click here to read the Wanganui Chronicle story.      " ...

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Munn and Clayton up for Sports Awards

"2011 has been a big year for Manawatu Golf Club's Josh Munn and Emma Clayton which nows sees them nominated for Manawatu Sportsperson and Junior Sportsperson of the year respectively. Munn's nomination is on the back of his recent NZ debut at the Asian Amateur after an amazing start to the year with wins at the Hastings Open, LawnMaster Classic, ...

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Selection battle heats up

"Two found, four more to go. Following the season ending Wanganui Open, the top two players on the district Order of Merit earned automatic positions into Novemberâ€quot;™#39;s Interprovincial Championship in Gisborne. Heading into last weekendâ€quot;™#39;s final event, the Wanganui Open, Tyler Hodge had an unassailable lead and had secured the first automatic selection, but with second placed Josh Munn deciding ...

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Junior Interprovincial - Daily Blog

"Junior Interprovincial - Daily Blog Friday With a mathmatical chance of winning the team were keen to fire early but the effects of 8 days on the road and 12 consecutive rounds took there toll as the boys struggled to get moving fom the word go. A valiant effort saw the them 4-4 with five holes to go but the ...

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Clayton and Munn best of the district on NZ Golf OOM

"Emma Clayton jumped six spots from 28th to 22nd on the NZ Golf OOM following her 8th place finish at the Port Taranaki Open. It has been a big year for the Manawatu Golf Club member which will now sees her in the number two spot for the upcoming Sybil Green. Josh Munn remains the top ranked male in 5th ...

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Trent Munn selected for NZ Golf Camp

"Trent Munn has been invited to participate in the 2011 New Zealand Golf Regional Boyâ€quot;™#39;s Training Camp, having been identified by New Zealand Golfâ€quot;™#39;s National Selection Panel as an emerging talent within the New Zealand Golf Talent Development Programme.   The objective of the Talent Development Programme is to provide a player pathway for potential New Zealand representatives. The ...

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Juniors converge on Tauranga for National Under 19's

"Under 19's Wrap 2011 was a good year for the Manawatu Wanganui players who by events end had picked up one national title and two runner-up finishes. Tyler Hodge played consistent golf to finish 3rd overall and went 5 holes against fellow NZ Rep Ryan Chisnall before losing a playoff for the under 17 title. Next best was Trent Munn ...

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Rep Teams for Wellington Match

"Youth dominates the Manawatu Wanganui Golf team to play Wellington at Levin Golf Club this Sunday. Having beaten Wellington for the first time in 2010, Senior Team Selectors Russell McDonald and Geoff Ross have kept eight of the victorious side, adding three debutants and former team selector Rhys Watkins.   While Watkins has the pedigree and experience from many ...

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