Young Aucklander Joshua Bai had a day to remember yesterday at the Feilding Open 36 hole strokeplay event. Bai is a little bit of a prodigy in NZ golf circles, and at 14 years of age proved his potential once again, winning on the first playoff hole against Manawatu Wanganui rep, and local Feilding member, Liam Finlayson. With light fading ... Continue Reading
The Feilding Open, being held this Sunday, has attracted a big field of 93 players, with players from as far away as Auckland competing. This is a new event on the Feilding Golf Club calendar, and has been included on both the NZ and Manawatu Wanganui OOM. Previously the event was scheduled in April, but Covid forced postponement. The club ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf have named the following volunteers as the Managers and Selectors for Men's Golf for 2020 & 2021
Each Selector and Manager may seek the help of however they wish to perform their duties.
Senior Men/Masters Head Selector: Ron Harris
Men's Senior Manager: Boy Manunui
Boy's Head Selector: Russell Parker
Boy's Manager: Dave Giddens.
We wish to thank each of the above applicants for ... Continue Reading
Although it has been a messy year with the Covid situation we are pleased to be able to confirm the continuation of the Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merit series of events around the district. The confirmed event schedule for the remainder of the year is as follows:
26 July – Feilding Open23 August – Manawatu Wanganui 36 Hole Strokeplay (Challenge ... Continue Reading
NZ Golf have advised today that the 2020 Women's Masters that was originally scheduled for Clarkes Beach GC, but postponed due to Covid, has now been cancelled. A suitable date could not be arranged to reschedule this event. The 2021 Masters will take place at Northland Golf Club in April. ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui AGM that was postponed due to Covid, will now be held on Monday 8 June, at 7pm, via an online Zoom meeting. All clubs have been given notice of the new meeting date and method for the meeting, and we welcome any interested parties to join in on the meeting.
The online meeting link is provided below:
Topic: Manawatu/Wanganui ... Continue Reading
COVID19 has certainly given all of us challenges both personally, workwise and with our sport.
Our sport of choice has been particularly fortunate in that we were given the opportunity for our golf courses to be maintained to a certain extent. We have also been able to play a version of golf at level 3.
We are now heading into level 2 and ... Continue Reading
Now that golf is allowed to be played under Level 3, here is a list of courses that have advised us that they are open for play and some of their restrictions. Note that some facilities are open only to members at this stage:
Palmerston North Golf Club: Currently members only, but may open up for green fees part way through ... Continue Reading
Here is a copy of what NZ Golf has released regarding play during alert level 3:
Alert Level 3 for Golf - Specific Operational GuidanceAt Alert Level Three, limited playing of golf can be undertaken. Whether a golf course opens for play is entirely decision for each golf course to make.
Exercise and recreation is an important part of maintaining our health ... Continue Reading
On Tuesday April 28 NZ moves into alert level 3 and with this we have confirmation that golf can be played, but with many restrictions. The exact restrictions will be announced shortly and will be added below when we get these. What we do know is that you will only be able to play within your bubbles, and clubhouses, pro ... Continue Reading