The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team has been named for the upcoming Masters Interprovincial at Nelson Golf Club from April 5th - 7th. Congratulations to Lisa Herbert (Manawatu), Caroline Scott (Wanganui), Jill Hall (Rangitikei) and Lisa Cotton (Pahiatua) for earning selection through their results in a series of trial events this year.
We wish the team all the best for a ... Continue Reading
The 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Championships was played at Rangitikei on Sunday, in very hot conditions. Alongside this event we also had events for 18 hole players, 9 hole players, and a Futures 6 Hole Team Golf event aimed at players new to the game. In total 49 golfers participated on the day.
The winners of the 36 Hole Age ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui women's representative Lily Griffin finished second in the National Speedgolf championships on the weekend at Whitford Park Golf Club. Griffin was competing in the event for the first time. The winner was former professional player and current NZ Golf employee, Liz McKinnon. McKinnon is an experienced Speedgolf participant & perhaps Griffin can challenge for this title with a ... Continue Reading
Over the weekend I had the fortune of competing alongside some of New Zealand's best professional golfers in the annual Recreational Services Masterton Eketahuna pro-am. 34 amateur teams were drawn to play with the pro's, which for most players provides a rare opportunity to play with such talented players.The most unique part of this event is the opportunity for the ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial (Men) and PN Classic (Women), were played yesterday at Palmerston North Golf Club. While much of the surrounding areas were basked in very warm sunshine, unfortunately this was not the case in Palmerston North, which meant players had to contend with periods of light rain and wind. This led to the scoring being much higher than expected.
Angus ... Continue Reading
The first event on the 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Golf OOM, the Joe Kells Memorial, and PN Classic, is being played at Palmerston North Golf Club this Sunday. Played over 36 holes, this is one of Palmerston North Golf Club's most prestigious annual events.
The event has attracted over 80 players which include most of our district representative hopefuls, and a number ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to former Man Wang rep Lachie McDonald for winning the Paraparaumu Pro Am event yesterday against a top quality field of Professionals. In very windy conditions where at time the course was borderline unplayable, McDonald was the only player in the 42 strong field to break par. McDonald continues in lower North Island Pro Ams this week with the ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui representatives Tara Raj and Tyler Wood have both finished in 4th place in their respective U19 North Island Championships.
Wanganui's Tara Raj had a good final round with a second straight 3 under par 70 played at Riverside Narrows Golf Club, moving up 4 spots. The event was won by Jeong Hyun Lee, a member of Christchurch Golf Club. ... Continue Reading
Most of Manawatu Wanganui's best junior golfers are currently competing in the North Island U19 Championships in Hamilton this week. Wanganui's Tara Raj and Zhouyi Hu are both sitting in the top 10 after 2 rounds, with Tara in 8th spot at 1 under par and Zhouyi in 9th at even par. Christchurch member, Jeong Hyun Lee leads the girls ... Continue Reading
The first event on the 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Order of Merit is being held at Palmerston North Golf Club on Sunday 27 January. The Joe Kells Memorial for men and PN Classic for women golfers, was played at the same time last year and attracted a good field of players from mostly around our district.
The 2018 PN Classic was won ... Continue Reading