The 2018 Ricoh Wanganui Open was played yesterday in very fine winter conditions. The event attracted a full field 99 competitors on the day which is a fantastic effort from the organisers, and shows that their is still good interest in these types of events.
While the weather was fine, the course was still playing long after recent rain, meaning that ... Continue Reading
The Ricoh Wanganui Open is to be played this Sunday 19th August, and has attracted over 100 entrants, which must be some kind of a record response in recent times. The club has allowed 99 players into the field, with others on a reserve wait list.
Most of the Manawatu Wanganui rep hopefuls are competing along with a handful of out ... Continue Reading
The final round of the women's Silver and District pennants were played today in nice weather conditions after the round was previously postponed.
The District Pennants final round had Pahiatua playing against Marton with both teams on equal points. Pahiatua won to take the Pennant, leaving Marton 2nd and Manawatu 3rd.
Silver Pennants was a close run thing with Rangitikei claiming a ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui teams fought hard but the depth of the Wellington players proved a little too much in the annual representative played yesterday at Otaki. The final match result over all teams finished 41 - 19. The match was played in calm conditions, with some light rain throughout the day, but overall it was reasonably pleasant mid winter conditions ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Representative teams have been named to play against Wellington on Sunday 5th August at Otaki Golf Club. Congratulations to all selected players.
Teams are in alphabetical order by surname and not team order:
Casey ChettleburghLily GriffinJill HallLisa HerbertBrydie HodgeMudra LakhaniTara RajVon Walker
Non- travelling reserves are:Lisa CottonKaren Wehipeihana
Men's Senior Team:
Regan CordingLiam FinlaysonCory HiggsPhil HooperAnthony Ilton-MaherShay MelisSam NicholsReid PerryGreg ShawDenny ... Continue Reading
Feilding's Tony Chettleburgh once again showed his experience and consistency at Levin on Sunday in winning the 2018 HMC Horowhenua Open on Sunday. However he did it the hard way, winning on the second playoff hole against young Tyler Wood from the Ngahinepouri Golf Club, Waikato. Chettleburgh also won the title in 2017 in a playoff, after a very wet course ... Continue Reading
The next event in the local Order of Merit series, the HMC Horowhenua Open, is being played this Sunday at Levin.
The 36 hole event has attracted a field of 78 participants, with most of the districts rep hopefuls included. As normal a few of Wellington's district players are also competing, most notably, Darae Chung, in the women's field, who will ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Foxton Golf Club for winning the promotion/relegation playoff match against Marton at Feilding Golf Club on Sunday, Going into the match the two sides looked reasonably closely matched, however Foxton had the advantage of playing the A grade format during the year which includes foursomes. Perhaps it was that experience which led to them being 4 to 0 ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Feilding Golf Club in winning the Presidents Trophy final on Sunday at Marton Golf Club. It is not an easy competition to win, but Feilding and Rangitikei were the last two teams standing to compete in the final. Feilding won the battle 8 points to 4.
Big thanks to Marton Golf Club for hosting the playoffs, and to all ... Continue Reading
The final round of women's Championship and Weekend pennants was held at Rangitikei on Sunday.
Championship Pennants was won by Manawatu Red with 30.5 points by just half a point from Manawatu White on 30pts. Palmerston North tried their best to cause an upset. Representing the Manawatu Red team were teenages Lily Griffin & Mudra Lahkani and representing the Manawatu white team ... Continue Reading