Former Manawatu Wanganui representative Rhys Harold, is now back in Palmy, and showed that he has not lost any of his golf skills, by taking out the Joe Kells Memorial, on Sunday at Palmerston North Golf Club. Harold's scores of 70 & 72, was 2 shots clear of NZ Seniors representative, Tony Chettleburgh, and in form junior golfer, Anthony Ilton-Maher. ... Continue Reading
A field of 75 players have entered to play the Joe Kells and PN Classic events at Palmerston North Golf Club on Sunday. The 36 hole strokeplay format is the first event on the 2020 Order of Merit series of events, which assists selectors in selecting their teams for the rep matches later in the year. Most of the Manawatu ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui representatives Tara Raj, Anthony Ilton-Maher and Ryan Rooney have all had successful results at the North Island U19's in Hamilton.
Tara Raj has finished in 2nd place in the girls section, falling just 2 short of Auckland representative Angela Ju. Tara had rounds of 68, 72 & 67 for a 10 under par total. Tara's final round 5 under ... Continue Reading
A group of 9 Manawatu Wanganui players have made the trek north to Hamilton to compete in the 2020 North Island U19. A couple of these players have made a great start to the event today, with Tara Raj shooting a 4 under par 69 at Riverside Golf Clubs Narrows course, to currently sit 1 shot behind the two leaders. ... Continue Reading
Toward the end of January the Palmerston North Golf Club are hosting 2 days of top level golf events:
Joe Kells Memorial (Men) and PN Classic (Women)
The first event on Sunday 26 January is the annual Joe Kells Memorial and PN Classic events, which are on the NZ and Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merits. This event is open to men ... Continue Reading
What a fantastic week of golf for our Interprovincial women's team in Napier. Although they did not quite get the win, a silver medal for finishing second is still a fantastic achievement, and shows the immense talent of those players. The team went right through to the final as the only unbeaten team, but came up against a strong Auckland ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui and Auckland will go into tomorrow mornings final pool match, both knowing that they have qualified for the semi finals before teeing off. Therefore the clash will be to decide who finishes top of the pool and who finishes 2nd. Those positions will decide who they play in Saturday mornings semi final clashes.
At this stage the favourites to ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Interprovincial team have gone through unbeaten in their first four matches in Napier this week. This morning they take on Otago, and a good win in that match could secure a semi final spot, before their big match against event favourites, Auckland, tomorrow. However no match should be taken lightly, and they must secure a good ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens team is currently preparing in Napier for their Interprovincial week. Tournament play gets underway tomorrow, at the Maraenui Golf Club. The team is hoping to go better than 2018, where they made the semi finals. They have the same starting 5 players this year, with Tara Raj, Zhouyi Hu, Brydie Hodge, Lisa Herbert and Lilly Griffin. ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens team have come so close to making the final of the Interprovincial on Saturday. After qualifying 2nd in their pool they faced Auckland in a semi final match, which finished 2.5 all at the end of regulation play. The match between Trent Munn and Auckland's Johnny Tynan was squared, so they were required to go into ... Continue Reading