The Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro Interprovincial team got underway this morning in their first match against Aorangi, at Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.
We wish the team of Tyler Wood, Sam Nichols, Liam Finlayson, Greg Shaw, Regan McConaghty and Reid Perry, all the best for a successful week, in what is always a tough matchplay tournament.
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The Manawatu Wanganui Women's team had their final hit out in preparation for the Toro interprovincial being played next week, against Taranaki at Te Ngutu Golf Club, near Hawera yesterday. After recently thrashing Hawkes Bay, the women continued their great run with a dominant 10 - 2 win against the Taranaki team.
This years team is probably the best lineup we ... Continue Reading
A big congratulations to the Manawatu Wanganui Men's Masters team for their victory in the Freyberg Masters at Taupo Golf Club last week. The team of Junior Tatana, Tony Chettleburgh, Phil Hooper, Rick Harding, Ross Geary and Stu Gillespie, performed outstandingly all week to win 7 of their 8 matches. Junior Tatana, playing at number 1, had a particular good ... Continue Reading
Champion of Champions held at Wanganui was played in great conditions and it showed with some terrific scores.
Tara Raj won the Silver Championship with scores of 70 and 65.
Bronze 2 Champion Gross winner & Runner-up Sue Wilson (Wanganui) & Rona Squires (Pahiatua)
Bronze 2 Nett winner Rona Squires
Silver Champion Gross Tara Raj (Wanganui)
Bronze 1 Champion Gross Jennie McKelvie (Feilding)
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The Manawatu Wanganui Men's Masters team have continued their unbeaten run at the Freyberg Masters in Taupo with a win against Wellington this morning, which currently has them sitting on top of the table after 3 rounds. With the bye this afternoon they will have a well deserved afternoon off to enjoy Taupo, before a round 5 match against Poverty ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Men's masters team got off to a good start after a very narrow win against Bay of Plenty this morning by a 3 - 2 margin. For the Manawatu Wanganui team the top 3 of Junior Tatana, Tony Chettleburgh and Phil Hooper all had wins.
This afternoon the team takes on North Harbour.
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Following the annual Judy Pearson Salver played against Hawkes Bay last Sunday, the Manawatu Wanganui selectors have selected their 6 player team to compete at the Toro Interprovincial in Christchurch in early December. That team is looking very strong this year with the following players selected (in no particular order):
Tara RajLisa HerbertLily GriffinBrydie HodgeCasey ChettleburghZhouyi HuManagers: Judy Seccombe and Lynne ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named both the Masters Interprovincial team and the Men's Toro Interprovincial teams to be played in November.
Congratulations to the selected players:
Masters Interprovincial playing at Taupo Golf Club starting on 12 November
Junior TatanaTony ChettleburghPhil HooperRick HardingRoss GearyTravelling Reserve: Stu GillespieManager: Marty Field
Toro Interprovincial team to play at Clearwater, Christchurch starting on Monday 26 November:
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The Wallace Development Company Manawatu Open was played on Sunday in ideal weather conditions at Manawatu Golf Club.
In the women's division it was no surprise to see Tara Raj claim yet another district title, after her great run of form in recent months. Tara's two round total of 146 (2 under par) was 3 shots clear of Levin's Brydie Hodge, ... Continue Reading
Wanganui teenager Tara Raj has had a great couple of weeks in Christchurch winning both the Jennian Homes Charles Tour Harewood Open women's title, and the Eagles U17 National girls championship individual title - a title she also won last year.
The Charles Tour event is an extremely impressive win, being as it is a tier 1 ranking event for NZ ... Continue Reading