The semi-finals and final of the Mens B Pennants was played on Sunday 22 April in almost perfect conditions at Palmerston North Golf Club. The course was in excellent condition and the golfing was of a very high standard.
After nine rounds of round robin play Castlecliff was narrowly defeated by Marton 5-4, in one semi finals, who exacted some revenge ... Continue Reading
During the past couple of days 15 Manawatu Wanganui golfers took part in the Junior Development Quad and Shand Salver events at Rangitikei Golf Club. The event is played between the 4 lower North Island distrists of Wellington, Manawatu Wanganui, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki. A total of 56 juniors compete from the 4 districts.
The Shand Salver which dates back to ... Continue Reading
Palmerston North Boys High School has once again taken out the district Intercollegiate competition at Marton Golf Club with a comfortable victory over their nearest competitors. That result always looked likely after Bradley McSherry shot a two under par 70 to also record the best individual boys gross score. Second best score went to team mate Kaleb Idemaru with a ... Continue Reading
A handful of Manawatu Wanganui players took part in the NZ Strokeplay at Paraparaumu, which was rain affected on day one. Due to heavy rain on Thursday play did not get underway until Friday under a reduced 54 hole format.
Two Manawatu Wanganui women took part with Tara Raj having a solid week to finish 11th on 6 over par with ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Inc. Annual General Meeting is on this coming Monday 19th March at Feilding Golf Club starting at 7pm.
We are expecting a good turnout at the meeting as NZ Golf's Carl Fenton and CEO Dean Murphy will be present to discuss the proposed NZ Golf, club, course and facility affiliate membership changes. This could have a big ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named the team to compete at the 2018 Women's Masters at Inglewood on 6 - 8 April.
After a trial series held recently the top 4 players earning a spot in the team are:
Lisa Herbert (Manawatu GC)Vonese Walker (Feilding GC)Caroline Scott (Wanganui GC)Karen Wehipeihana (Palmerston North GC)
Travelling Reserve: Lisa Cotton (Pahiatua GC)2nd Reserve: Jill Hall (Rangitikei GC)
Congratulations ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf assisted Manawatu Golf Club in promoting golf and the NZPGA Championship within the community during the last week. This included a 2 day promotion in the Square last weekend, and professional players attending a session with kids from Riverdale School yesterday. Both events were lots of fun, and we believe has helped generate interest in both playing ... Continue Reading
The men's pennant competitions for 2018 got underway over the weekend with some interesting results.
The Men's A Grade competition was played at Wanganui Golf Club. The match results were:
Feilding 6.5 beat Wanganui 5.5
Manawatu 9.5 beat Foxton 2.5
Palmerston North 10 beat Taihape 2
Hawkestone 7 beat Levin 5
On paper Palmerston North and Manawatu look to be the two favourites yet again, with ... Continue Reading
The Horizon Golf NZPGA tees off at Manawatu Golf Club this Thursday, with plenty of local interest to challenge some of Australasia's best. One of the headline players is former Manawatu Wanganui rep player Tim Wilkinson, whom has made the trip back to Palmerston North from his home base in Florida, to compete in NZ for the first time in ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Junior Age Group Champs were played on Sunday at Rangatira Golf Club. Weather threatened to spoil the day, however for most of the day the rain stayed away.
The Boys Under 19 championship was won by Foxton's Anthony Ilton-Maher, with rounds of 71 & 75. In second place was Manawatu's Ethan Dodds, 3 shots back with rounds ... Continue Reading