The first round of the Manawatu Wanganui women's Silver Pennant was played yesterday at Feilding Golf club. The weather was once again hot and the fairways very hard and fast.
The results of that round was a draw between Levin and Rangatira, Pahiatua defeated Eketahuna, Palmerston North defeated Manawatu, Marton defeated Castlecliff, and Wanganui defeated Rangitikei. Some of the matches were ... Continue Reading
The men's pennant competitions got underway around the district on Sunday, in very hot dry conditions. The A grade and Palmanui were played at Feilding Golf Club, B Grade was played at Waimarino, and the Handicap grade at Castlecliff.
In the A grade there were no major surprises, with Feilding defeating Taihape, Manawatu defeating Castlecliff, & Palmerston North defeating Foxton. The ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui men's pennant comps get underway this Sunday.
Changes to the competition format this year include semi final / finals for every grade of competition. The main reasons is to create that finals pressure competition at the end of the season to decide the winner, and to keep more teams interested right through to the end of the round ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Regan McConaghty shot a 71 yesterday at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club to advance through to the final qualifying tournament for the Men's NZ Open. A small field of 18 entered the qualifying at Paraparaumu, with just 3 advancing from that event. Joining McConaghty at the final stage is Shandon's Peter Brinsdon (68), and Paraparaumu's Cameron Elers (71). Those players ... Continue Reading
Former Manawatu Wanganui rep Lachie McDonald is currently competing in his professional debut at the Victorian Open at the 13th Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads, Australia. McDonald has completed 2 rounds in even par, after rounds of 73 and 71. With players still to complete their 2nd round he will be waiting anxiously to see if that is enough to ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Committee are holding their annual women's workshop on Friday 12th February at Palmerston North Golf Club. Tea/coffee available at 10am start time.
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Pennant conditions and draws
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The 2016 Womens Masters team for the Interprovincial, being played at Methven Golf Club from 1 - 3 April, has been selected. That team is:
Jill HallJenny RitchieRebecca HopperJoanne Wilton-Eadie
Congratulations to these players.
The womens masters is played in a gross stableford strokeplay competition, with the best 3 out of 4 scores counting each round over 4 rounds. Teams compete from ... Continue Reading
Feilding's Liam Finlayson finished the best of the Manawatu Wanganui players at the annual Hastings Open over the weekend, in 2nd place.
The event is played over 54 holes at the Hastings Golf Club - Bridge Pa. They had 3 divisions competing, men's elite off the black tees for the gross championship, men's premier played off the blue tees in a ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald has secured membership to the Australasian Tour with an excellent performance in the final stage of qualifying which finishes today. McDonald finished at -6 which is well inside the top 40 that gain cards and exempt status for the 2016 season.
Josh Munn and Tyler Hodge both finished at -2 leaving them sitting at tied 40th. At this stage ... Continue Reading
The final stage of Australasian PGA qualifying school got underway yesterday in Melbourne, and our local players all had solid starts to the event. Tyler Hodge was the best of the Kiwi's with a 3 under par to be tied 13th, while Josh Munn shot 1 under and Lachie McDonald even par. Former Wanganui player Nick Gillespie is also back ... Continue Reading