The 2017 Mens and Womens pennant season kicks off this Sunday around the district.
The Mens A Pennant and Palmanui will be played at Manawatu Golf Club, and the B Pennant players all head north to Waiouru. The mens Handicap Pennant will be at Palmerston North Golf Club.
The A pennant sees a few team changes this year, most notably Tawhero joining ... Continue Reading
Great news for the golfing public with the recent announcement that the 2017 NZPGA will be played at Manawatu Golf Club from March 2 - 5. This will provide some spectacular golf viewing with many top Australasian Tour Pro's lining up to play. LawnMaster and Horizon Golf will co-sponsor this event. The Manawatu Golf Club took over the hosting of ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Interprovincial team tied for 9th at Westown Golf Club in New Plymouth. The team was disappointed to have their match abandoned due to heavy rain on Saturday, as they were well on top of opponents Otago for the playoff for 9th.
The team finished 5th out of 7 teams in pool play, with a win against Northland ... Continue Reading
The R&A and the USGA have announced today the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. An example of this occurring recently would be the Dustin Johnson incident at the 2016 US Open Championship. This local rule would eliminate that penalty from occurring in the future, if ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Interprovincial team are out on the course this morning competing in the first round of the Women's Toro Interprovincial in New Plymouth at the Westown Golf Club. The team is Tara Raj (Wanganui), Tania Hook (Manawatu), Jill Hall (Rangitikei), Leanne Brown (Hawkestone) and Mudra Lakhani (Manawatu). Young Lily Griffin (Manawatu) is the reserve.
First round opponent is ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Interprovincial team finished a very creditable 7th at the Toro Interprovincial played in New Plymouth last week. Having lost Josh Munn, Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge last year to the pro ranks, it was very uncertain just how the current players would perform this year, particularly against the stronger teams.
The first round was up against a strong ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui men's Toro Interprovincial team had their final preparations today in New Plymouth before their first up match against North Harbour tomorrow morning. Strong winds today for the practice round would have made it tough for all the teams preparing for the week, however at this time of year, it is very likely that wind will play a ... Continue Reading
The Men's Champion of Champions and Chamberlain Shield was held on Sunday at Foxton Golf Club. This event brings together the club champions of all the different clubs to find a district champion in each grade and as a club team.
The Men's Senior Champion on the day was Palmerston North's Rhys Harold with a 2 round total of 144 (75, ... Continue Reading
Please click below to view Women's Champion of Champions results played at Rangatira on Sunday 13th November.
Many thanks to everyone that competed.
Champion of Champions Results
Below: Manawatu GC - Rosebowl team champions
Below: Tania Hook - Silver Champion
Below: Francis Duffy - Bronze I Champion
Below: Gaynor Ruawai - Bronze II Champion
Below: Pahiatua GC - Best team net, presented by Jenny Ritchie
Below: Margaret Young ... Continue Reading
The Mens Toro Interprovincial team squad had a hit out on Sunday in a friendly match against Taranaki in New Plymouth. New Plymouth is hosting this years event starting on November 29, so it was ideal preparation for the team. Unfortunately 2 of the squad members were unavailable, but the other 4 players, Junior Tatana, Regan Cording, Greg Shaw & ... Continue Reading