The Shand Cup, Sybil Green and Stu Smith Memorial Masters Quadrangulars were played over the weekend in very challenging conditions with very strong winds making the exposed Wanganui course very difficult.
The team that made the mast of the conditions was Wellington, taking out all three divisions, with Manawatu Wanganui coming second in all three.
Below is a summary of how our ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named their teams for the upcoming Shand Cup, Stu Smith Memorial (Masters), and Sybil Green Quadrangulars. This years event is being played on 19/20 October, at Wanganui Golf Club, as part of the 125th Jubilee celebrations. Teams from Wellington, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu/Wanganui come together for this annual event, which provides a great opportunity ... Continue Reading
The Junior Interprovincials have just concluded with the Manawatu Wanganui teams both finishing in the top half in the final placings.
The Girls team today went up against Wellington for 3rd and 4th placings, and in a very close contest went down 3.5 - 2.5. This meant they finish the week in 4th place. The final round individual winners were Lily ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to both the Girls and the Boys sides for very good Junior Interprovincial results so far heading into finals day.
The girls team won both matches today to remain unbeaten alongside North Harbour in their section, with both teams finishing equal on team wins and individual games won. They came so close to making the final, but unfortunately lost in ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Girls team have beaten Canterbury 3.5 - 2.5 on day 2 to continue their good performance in Rotorua. The day 3 results will determine their seeding heading into the finals day on Friday.
The Boys team had their first stumble coming up against Canterbury on day 2, and going down 4 - 2. They will also be looking ... Continue Reading
Wanganui's, Tara Raj has started her first International event round today in Australia, as a New Zealand representative in the Jack Newton Junior International. The event is being played at Cypress Lakes Golf & Country Club in Cessnock, NSW.
We wish Tara all the best throughout the week, and hope she can maintain great control of the nerves associated with her ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Junior teams have both made very good starts today at the Junior Interprovincial tournaments.
The boys team playing in Cambridge have won both of their opening day matches, 5 - 1 over Taranaki in the morning, and 4 - 2, against Otago in the afternoon. Bradley McSherry, Cameron Giddens, Ethan Ward and Remy Early all won both of ... Continue Reading
The Boys and Girls Interprovincials got underway this morning with Manawatu Wanganui this year represented in both events. With a mix of experienced juniors and some that are much newer to the game, this is a great experience for all our local players competing.
The Junior Boys team playing in Cambridge had a winning start with a 5 - 1 win ... Continue Reading
The 2019 Rep Fundraising Raffle was drawn on Sunday 22nd September following the Challenge Cup at Feilding.
Congratulations to the following winners:
1. Scenic helicopter flight (3 peaks package) with Mid West Helicopters for 3 people – Lance Attrill2. Photography/aerial/video package with Image 2 Art - Ashley Short3. Two nights accommodation at a Kinloch holiday home (max. 6 people) – Neil Atkins4. ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui 36 Hole Challenge Cup strokeplay event was held yesterday at Feilding Golf Club. A field of 66 players enjoyed fine overhead conditions and a very well presented golf course. Despite the conditions the course was not playing as easy as many might of expected, so led to some mixed results in both rounds.
The women's division was closely ... Continue Reading