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A Grade semi finalists

The final round robin matches were played yesterday at Levin Golf Club in the mens A grade competition. Manawatu continued their unbeaten record with a solid 8 - 4 win over second placed Palmerston North. Palmerston North and Taihape had safely gained semi final spots heading into the round, however Feilding's match against Taihape was probably going to determine the final ...

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Cash prizes - breach of Amateur Status

We have recently been made aware that some clubs, or organisations, are handing out cash as prizes for some amateur golf events. We would like everyone to be aware that accepting a cash prize for playing golf, is in nearly all circumstances a breach of amateur status, and therefore all clubs should be aware that they cannot hand out cash ...

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Hawkestone win B Grade

Congratulations to Hawkestone for taking out the B Grade Pennant at the finals day played at Wanganui Golf Club yesterday. It has been a long time coming for the Hawkestone team that have competed toward the top of the B Grade competition for a number of years. In the semi finals Hawkestone defeated Marton 6.5 - 2.5 to set up a ...

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B Grade finals day at Wanganui GC

The semi finalists of the B Grade have been found, but despite the rules stating that the venue will be at the home course of the winner of round robin, it will now be played at the neutral venue of Wanganui Golf Club, rather than Castlecliff. Castlecliff have just cored their greens which would have made the condition of the greens ...

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Junior Development Quad Results

The annual junior development quad was held over the past couple of days at Marton Golf Club between Wellington, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu Wanganui. Each team competes in round robin matchplay competition against the other teams. A girls event is also played with a stroke round of qualifying followed by 2 rounds of seeded matchplay. All golf is off ...

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Womens Rep Selectors and Manager wanted

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Commitee are seeking expressions of interest from people wishing to fill the volunteer roles of Womens rep selector and Manager for the 2017 and 2018 rep seasons. This is an opportunity to become part of the representative programme and share in the success of our women golfers and the teams. To view the role descriptions and to apply ...

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Junior Development Quad

Manawatu Wanganui Golf will once again be competing in the Junior Development Quad being played at Marton Golf Club next week. They will be competing in matchplay against teams from Wellington, Taranaki and Hawkes Bay in the annual fixture. Hawkes Bay are new to the event this year. The Boys team consists of 10 boys who are still considered in the ...

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Pennants all go for weekend

After the recent deluge we have had a few questions about pennant matches this Sunday. We can confirm that with the forecast looking good over the next few days, that all grades are currently going ahead as planned.  The only change that should be noted is that the A Grade and Palmanui matches being played at Wanganui will now start at ...

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Womens Masters Interprovincial Results

The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters finished 11th over the weekend in their Interprovincial played at Ngaruawahia Golf Club. The title was taken out by Northland by 10 strokes over Bay of Plenty. The format is played as a gross stableford with the 3 best scores from 4 counting toward the final team total. Standing: Jill Hall & Jenny Ritchie Sitting: Rebecca Hopper & ...

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Palmerston North Boys win again

The Manawatu Wanganui Intercollegiate tournament was held yesterday at Marton Golf Club, With Palmerston North Boys High once again proving to be the strongest golfing school in the region. Led with a solid even par round by district rep Greg Shaw, the Palmerston North Boys High School number 1 team won convincingly, despite 1 player being DQ'd for handing in ...

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