The annual match between Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington was played on Sunday at Levin Golf Club. Despite being a little cold, mainly fine overhead conditions and a well presented course, provided good conditions for the 30 players from each district to go head to head in matchplay competition.
Wellington got the better of the morning matches and lead 20.5 to 9.5 ... Continue Reading
The annual match between Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington is being played this Sunday at Levin Golf Club, and shapes up to be an interesting contest. Wellington are traditionally stronger in this contest mainly due to the depth they have available to them over such a large squad of players. In total 30 players from each district will compete, with 10 ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named the teams to compete against Wellington in an annual match, which gets the rep season underway. The match will be played at Levin Golf Club on Sunday 4th August.
The teams (listed in surname alphabetical order) are:
Phil ... Continue Reading
Wanganui 's Tara Raj has added another title to her growing list over the weekend with a 7 shot victory in the popular Waikato Winter Strokeplay at the Riverside Narrows course. Raj shot rounds of 72, 69, 70 & 70 to be 11 under par on the par 73 layout.
Manawatu Wanganui rep Tyler Wood let an event win slip from ... Continue Reading
Silver and District Pennants has now wound up for the season.District Pennants had a slightly different format this year with semi-final rounds and a final round.The top four teams played off with Marton winning against Rangatira and Wanganui and Castlecliff halving. Wanganui scraped through on countback. The final was then Marton versus Wanganui. Wanganui won three games with Marton two.
Congratulations to ... Continue Reading
Tara Raj was in great form over the weekend winning the Ruth Middleton Strokeplay title at the Matamata Golf Club. This event had a high calibre field which included NZ rep Carman Lim and highly ranked Fiona Xu.
Raj finished 1 shot ahead of Fiona Xu, after Xu failed to make an up and down on the final hole, Raj's par ... Continue Reading
The 2019 HMC Horowhenua Open was held on Sunday in fine overhead conditions at Levin Golf Club. The 36 hole event attracted a decent field of players, which included most of our local rep players, a number of rep players from Wellington, and some exciting young prospects from Auckland.
The women's field had a number of players that could have taken ... Continue Reading
The 2019 HMC Horowhenua Open being played this Sunday at Levin Golf Club, has attracted close to 80 players, with most of the districts Rep hopefuls in the line up.
A number of Wellington district players are also entered, which is great to see, along with 3 young players from Auckland making the trip south.
One of those Auckland players is young ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Taihape Golf Club for winning the 2019 Presidents Trophy competition. Taihape defeated Linton Camp 11 - 1 in the final played at Marton Golf Club on Sunday. Congratulations to Taihape for the win, and also to Linton Camp for making it through to the final, in what is always a hotly contested competition. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to the Wanganui Golf Club team of Tara Raj and Carron Thompson for taking out the Championship Pennant title, on Sunday, at Marton Golf Club.
Heading into the final round, Wanganui, was narrowly trailing the Manawatu White, so not only needed to defeat Rangitikei/Marton, but also had to rely on the Manawatu Red defeating their clubmates, Manawatu White, in the ... Continue Reading