Wanganui club Tawhero have flown under the radar for most of the B Grade season, qualifying for the semi final in 3rd place. They faced Hawkestone in the semi-final, winning 5.5 to 3.5, to set up a final against top seeds and favourites Marton. The Marton team were awarded with the home advantage in the finals series due to being ... Continue Reading
The Wanganui and Castlecliff Golf Clubs are running a junior tournament for all junior golfers to take part in on Saturday 7th May at Wanganui Golf Club. Divisions will be in 18 hole and 9 hole formats, with the 9 hole also including a non golfers division. Entry is just $5 with a sausage sizzle and drinks after the round.
We ... Continue Reading
On 19/20 April Manawatu Wanganui competes in the annual Junior Development quad against Wellington and Taranaki. This is an event specifically designed to give our up and coming juniors some experience in matchplay competition to prepare them for future rep events. A team of 10 boys make up a team to compete in the boys competition and girls enter into ... Continue Reading
The following is an update from NZ Golf regarding Handicapping.
NZ Golf continue to liaise with the USGA on two fronts. The first is to stay informed and contribute where possible to the thinking surrounding a world handicap system. The second is to look at how our current system could be changed to better suit our playing environment.
Last year NZ Golf ... Continue Reading
The mens B Grade pennant competition has now completed the round robin stages, with Marton Golf Club gaining top seed, and therefore home advantage heading into the semi-final/final day on 17th April. Marton will take on Linton Camp in one of the semi final matches. The other semi final is a match up of the two 9 hole clubs, with ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui womens masters team finished in a share of 12th place in the Masters Interprovincial champs at Methven over the weekend. The team members were: Jenny Ritchie (Marton), Jill Hall (Rangitikei), Rebecca Hopper (Manawatu) & Joanne Wilton-Eadie (Levin).
Auckland won the event led by former NZ Rep, Lisa Herbert (nee Aldridge), by 12 shots over Southland.
The Individual trophy went ... Continue Reading
Palmerston North Boys' High School have once again taken out the Manawatu Wanganui district Secondary Schools teams title, held yesterday at Marton Golf Club. The team of Liam Finlayson, Greg Shaw, Jamie Connell & Campbell McHugh, was the same team that won the event in 2015. They will now represent the district in the NZ final later in the year ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui women's masters team begin their interprovincial event in Methven today, finishing on Sunday.. Wish wish them all the best for a successful tournament.
For more information and follow the progress click here
This is the 25th year of the NZ women’s Masters Tournament which is run along similar lines to the interprovincial.
The difference is the competition is on Gross ... Continue Reading
The mens A grade and Palmanui competitions will start 30 minutes earlier this Sunday due to the daylight savings change over. Therefore players will start play at 8.00pm at Palmerston North this Sunday. This change has been sent out to clubs to notify players in the competitions.
This weeks matches are:
Palmerston North v FeildingManawatu v TaihapeFoxton v WanganuiLevin v Castlecliff
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The class of Michael Hendry was again on show at the LawnMaster Classic as he won by 2 shots over Josh Geary in a tense final round battle. Hendry set up his win by shooting an 11 under par 61 on Friday.
Following Hendry during most of that round was a great experience, and I could not help but be impressed ... Continue Reading