The funeral service for Stu Smith will be held at 1.30pm on Saturday 13 August at The Lychway Funeral Home, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North. Following a reception at The Lychway, friends and family are invited to return to the Manawatu Golf Club for drinks.
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It is with great sadness that we share the very shocking news that Stu Smith passed away overnight on Saturday. This is extremely difficult to comprehend, as apart from having flu like symptoms, he was otherwise fit and healthy. He only withdrew from the match against Wellington on Friday, due to coming down with the flu during the week.
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Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named their first teams of the new season to play against Wellington at Levin on Sunday 7 August. Unfortunately due to the weather shortened Horowhenua Open last Sunday the selectors did not have a lot to go on apart from past form, and one round of golf in horrendous conditions.
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The 2016 HMC Horowhenua Open was played yesterday at Levin Golf Club, however was reduced to an 18 hole event due to dangerous weather conditions. Throughout the morning golfers experienced heavy horizontal showers, and even some thunder. By the time the morning round was complete the wind had brought down some large branches forcing organisers to cancel round 2.
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This Sunday's HMC Horowhenua Open, at Levin Golf Club, has attracted a full field of golfers from throughout mainly the Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington districts. At the time of entries closing we had 108 entries, which required 12 players to be placed on a waitlist. The event is played over 36 holes in a gross & net format.
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The final round of the Women's Silver and District pennants was played on Monday at Rangitikei Golf Club. The Metservice weather forecast looked a little grim heading into the day, however thankfully Rangitikei turned it on with a dry day overhead. It may have been a little cold, but the the warm wood fire greeted players as they returned to ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf rep fundraising event sponsored by Tranzit Coachlines and Cross Country Rentals, was held yesterday at the Feilding Golf Club. The weather did threaten to ruin the day, but thankfully the morning rain cleared before tee off, and a couple of showers caused relatively minor discomfort. Heavy underfoot conditions however created the usual challenges.
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Taihape Golf Club can tick off another district club title, after winning the President's Trophy final.
The men's presidents trophy competition is a district wide interclub event, with 19 club teams taking part in handicap matchplay competition. The round robin is played in 4 sections with most clubs getting 2 home matches and 2 away matches, before deciding the quarter finalists. ... Continue Reading
The final rounds of the women's Championship and Weekend Pennant competitions were played on Sunday at Foxton Golf Club, after rain affected that round in May.
The Championship Wanganui team of Tara Raj and Carron Thompson defeated the experienced Rangatira team members of Jill Hall and Lesley Leary to complete a very good year to remain unbeaten as a team - ... Continue Reading
The Men's Presidents season is now at the final stage, and the two clubs that will be battling it out is Apiti and Taihape. This final will take place at Rangitikei on the 19th June.
Apiti defeated Buckley 6 - 4 in one semi final, and Taihape defeated Castlecliff 6 - 4 in the other. Great to see close matches.
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