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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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
Manawatu's Josh Munn finished tied for 19th in the China PGA global qualifying tournament to earn himself conditional status for this years China PGA Tour. Munn narrowly missed full status which went to the top 15 finishes, however he should still get into enough events to make turning professional worthwhile. If Munn does well on this tour it can see ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Greg Shaw has had a very good consistent tournament at the North Island U19's in Hamilton this week to finish in 10th place overall. Shaw had rounds of 76, 74 and 74 to finish 8 over par. He was placed 6th in the U17 section.
The winner was Te Puke's Harry Hillier at 2 under par, finishing one shot ahead ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald produced a great comeback round yesterday at the Australian Amateur in Melbourne to finish tied 24 and progress through to the Matchplay stages.
After a 5 over par 77 on Tuesday at the Kingswood Course, Lachie stormed back with a 5 under par 67, at the Metropolitan Golf Club to sit at level par. That round included 8 birdies, an ... Continue Reading