The Manawatu Wanganui 36 Hole Open - Challenge Cup tournament is being played this Sunday at Feilding Golf Club. Among the entrants are most of the 2019 representative players, so it should be a hotly contested event.
Following this event Manawatu Wanganui selectors will be using recent results to select their squads to play in the Shand Cup and Sybil Green ... Continue Reading
The team of Zhuoyi Hu, Lisa Herbert, Casey Chettleburgh, Katherine Paskins, Lily Griffin, Mudra Lakhani, Lisa Cotton and Sera Raj enjoyed a terrific win over in the Hawkes Bay. Travelling with the Judy Pearson Salver and intent on returning with the silver ware the team had a good introduction to the Mareanui Golf course where the Toro will be held ... Continue Reading
Junior Tatana once again showed his golfing class by taking the first ever Palmerston North 36 Hole Open this past weekend. The event was a NZ golf Order of Merit tournament and provides a guide for form as the representative season approaches. Against a field of 80 amateurs and five PGA trainee professionals Tatana scored a three under 141 which ... Continue Reading
The annual match between Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington was played on Sunday at Levin Golf Club. Despite being a little cold, mainly fine overhead conditions and a well presented course, provided good conditions for the 30 players from each district to go head to head in matchplay competition.
Wellington got the better of the morning matches and lead 20.5 to 9.5 ... Continue Reading
The annual match between Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington is being played this Sunday at Levin Golf Club, and shapes up to be an interesting contest. Wellington are traditionally stronger in this contest mainly due to the depth they have available to them over such a large squad of players. In total 30 players from each district will compete, with 10 ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui selectors have named the teams to compete against Wellington in an annual match, which gets the rep season underway. The match will be played at Levin Golf Club on Sunday 4th August.
The teams (listed in surname alphabetical order) are:
Phil ... Continue Reading
Wanganui 's Tara Raj has added another title to her growing list over the weekend with a 7 shot victory in the popular Waikato Winter Strokeplay at the Riverside Narrows course. Raj shot rounds of 72, 69, 70 & 70 to be 11 under par on the par 73 layout.
Manawatu Wanganui rep Tyler Wood let an event win slip from ... Continue Reading
Silver and District Pennants has now wound up for the season.District Pennants had a slightly different format this year with semi-final rounds and a final round.The top four teams played off with Marton winning against Rangatira and Wanganui and Castlecliff halving. Wanganui scraped through on countback. The final was then Marton versus Wanganui. Wanganui won three games with Marton two.
Congratulations to ... Continue Reading
Tara Raj was in great form over the weekend winning the Ruth Middleton Strokeplay title at the Matamata Golf Club. This event had a high calibre field which included NZ rep Carman Lim and highly ranked Fiona Xu.
Raj finished 1 shot ahead of Fiona Xu, after Xu failed to make an up and down on the final hole, Raj's par ... Continue Reading
The 2019 HMC Horowhenua Open was held on Sunday in fine overhead conditions at Levin Golf Club. The 36 hole event attracted a decent field of players, which included most of our local rep players, a number of rep players from Wellington, and some exciting young prospects from Auckland.
The women's field had a number of players that could have taken ... Continue Reading