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
Clubs and players competing in the men's A Pennant competition are advised that the venue of the first round on Sunday 18 February, has been changed from Foxton to Wanganui. These rounds have simply been swapped, so the team you will be competing against in round 1 is the same as the team that you would have been facing in ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial and PN Classic was held yesterday at Palmerston North Golf Club on one of the warmest Manawatu days of the summer. This became very much a test of fitness, hydration and concentration over the 36 hole strokeplay format. 80 players in total took part in the event which is on both the local OOM and NZ ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial (men) and PN Classic (women) events are being played this Sunday at Palmerston North Golf Club. The event has attracted a good field of 80 players at time of the draw being prepared. Late entries will still be taken by contacting Palmerston North Golf Club on 06 351 0700.
This year the event returns to its traditional ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn and Guy Perry competed last week in Pukekohe for playing status on the NZPGA order of merit events for 2018.
Josh Munn whom has recently returned to golf after a small break, won the event with rounds of 73, 70 & 71. This will give Josh full status as one of the top 2 finishes.
Guy Perry was making ... Continue Reading