The annual Judy Pearson Salver played between the Manawatu Wanganui and Hawkes Bay women's teams was contested on Sunday at Manawatu Golf Club. After beating Hawkes Bay last year in Hawkes Bay, our team trying to win it again on home soil. However Hawkes Bay, who recently won the anuual Sybil Green Quad at Levin, dominated the match winning 13.5 ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Men's Masters team will be heading to Dunedin this weekend to compete in a week of golf at Chisholm Park Golf Club, in the Freyberg Masters Interprovincial. Competition play starts on Monday and concludes on Friday afternoon with each team having 8 matches against other districts.
The Manawatu Wanganui team is:
Tony Chettleburgh (Feilding)
Richie Nimmo (Rangatira)
Rick Harding (Wanganui)
Justin Newland ... Continue Reading
The NZ Amateur Champs commenced today at Royal Wellington with round 1 of the 2 round qualifying. The matchplay commences on Friday. A handful of Manawatu Wanganui players are competing including Guy Perry, Liam Finlayson, Jamie Connell, Tim Berry, Tara Raj and Mudra Lakhani.
To follow the progress go to the following links: Men | Women ... Continue Reading
Following the final Order of Merit event, the Manawatu Open, played at the weekend we have now confirmed the results of the gross and net divisions:
Men’s Gross DivisionThis was a close contest between the current Man/Wang number 1 and 2 rep players, with Regan Cording beating Junior Tatana by just 2.5 points. Despite recording no points at the first event, ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf selectors have named their 6 man squad to compete at this years Toro Interprovicial, which will be held in New Plymouth starting November 29.
The squad will travel to New Plymouth to play a practice match against Taranaki on November 13.
The squad in no particular order:
Note: Rhys Watkins was originally named in ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Golf Selectors have named the following 8 women to play against Hawkes Bay at Manawatu Golf Club on Sunday 30 October. We wish them all the best.
Leanne Brown was unavailable for selection.
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The Mortgage Link Manawatu Open was played yesterday at the Manawatu Golf Club with about 100 players participating. Typical Manawatu spring winds provided a real test for the players.
The Men's title was decided in a sudden death playoffafter 2 players, Manawatu's Ewan Westergaard, and Palmerston North's Rhys Harold tied at 2 over 146 after the 2 rounds. Westergaard made a ... Continue Reading
The final event in the District Order of Merit, the Mortgage Link Manawatu Open, is being played this Sunday at the Manawatu Golf Club. The event has attract a full field, infact slightly over 96, which is great to see.
The men's field has most of our local rep players, as well as the Taranaki squad. Amongst the favourites will be ... Continue Reading
The annual Shand Cup and Sybil Green Quads events were played at Levin over the weekend with the Manawatu Wanganui Mens and Women's teams both finishing 2nd. The Junior boys team finished 4th.
The event is played in a matchplay format between districts in the lower North Island - Wellington, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu Wanganui.
The Senior men got off to ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Girls team finished a creditable 6th place, after narrowly going down to North Harbour 3.5 - 2.5 on the final day in the playoff for 5th & 6th. Earlier in the week they were beaten by eventual finalists Auckland & Northland, but had excellent wins against Wellington and Bay of Plenty.
The highlight of the teams performance ... Continue Reading