Manawatu's Josh Munn finished 8th equal in the highly prestigious Asian Pacific Amateur played at the Clearwater Bay course in Hong Kong. The winner of the event is invited to the US Masters tournament to play as an amateur.
Unfortunately the event was weather effected, with the final round being abandoned due to a nearby Typhoon. For many players including Munn ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Boys and Girls Interprovincial teams were in action last week at their respect event last week. This years team were relatively inexperienced with lots of new names in the teams, therefore we went into the events with unknown expectations on how they would perform.
For the boys, playing at Cambridge Golf Club, it was always going to ... Continue Reading
Former Manawatu Wanganui rep Hayden Ring has taken out his 2nd Order of Merit event this year, in winning the Manawatu Wanganui Mens Strokeplay title at Castlecliff on Sunday. Ring is a secondary Castlecliff member, as he plays for their Pennant team which was promoted to A Grade for next year. Ring now lives in Wellington and plays for the ... Continue Reading
Lachie McDonald made birdie on the first playoff hole to claim the North Island Amateur at Waitangi Golf Club. With rounds of 67, 66 & 69 and 74 McDonald finished at 12 under and tied with Pupuke's Chang Gi Lee. Having recently gone down to a birdie from Regan Cording in a playoff at the Wanganui Open, it was great ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Strokeplay is being played this Sunday at Castlecliff and has attracted a field of 69 players thus far. Late entries can still be made either by entering here, or by contacting Rhys Watkins on 021 073 2013.
The mens overall championship playing for the Challenge Cup, is wide open this year with a number of players with a ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn earnt himself yet another 2nd place finish on the Charles Tour yesterday to make it 4 straight seconds this year.
Previously he finished 2nd at the LawnMaster Classic shooting 20 under par, 2nd at the Muriwai Open at 15 under par, and 2nd again at the Akarana Open at 12 under par.
At the Carrus Tauranga Open, Munn finished ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui golfer Lachie McDonald sets off on Saturday to Spain as one of 3 players awarded a Michael Campbell Scholarship a couple of years ago. While the scholarship has taken sometime to become reality, it now comes at a great time for McDonald as he plans his next step in the game. McDonald will use the opportunity to gain ... Continue Reading
Taihape and Castlecliff will battle it out in the final of the Zones team competition which is to be played by 20 September at Rangatira Golf Club.
In the semi finals both played at Rangitikei, Taihape had a big win over Buckley 5.5 - 0.5, and Castlecliff defeated Manawatu 4 - 2.
Best of luck to both teams in the final. ... Continue Reading
A number of Manawatu Wanganui U19 players have commenced play in the NZ championships in Wellington. Play today seems to have been affected by rain, with the women commencing late after Manor Park was hit by rain over night. The girls were however able to complete play today. A message on the NZ Golf leaderboard page suggests that 1st round ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Boys and Girls Interprovincial teams to compete from 29th September - 2 October have been named.
Boys team to play in Cambridge: (no particular order): U19 - Jamie Connell (Manawatu), Liam Finlayson (Feilding), Jayden Hunter (Feilding), Campbell McHugh (Manawatu), Greg Shaw (Manawatu) U16 - Kaleb Idemaru (Manawatu), Anthony Ilton-Maher (Foxton), Bradley McSherry (Palmerston North). Managers: Richard Shaw & ... Continue Reading