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Kapi Tareha tournament results

Manawatu Wanganui players finished high up in the results at the Kapi Tareha in Napier over the weekend. Lachie McDonald finished 2nd at even par over the four rounds. The runner way leader was Hastings player Stuart Duff, who some people may remember as a left arm spin bowler for Central Districts from 1985 - 1995, where he took over ...

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Plenty of local players in action during next week

Manawatu Wanganui has plenty of players competing in events during the next week. This weekend Lachie McDonald, Josh Sedgwick, Trent Munn and Regan McConaghty are competing in the Kapi Tareha 72 hole strokeplay at Napier Golf Club. Those players will be amongst the favourites to take the title, with most of the field is mainly made up of Hawkes Bay representatives. Next ...

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Masters Squad to play Taranaki & BOP

The following players have been named to play in the mens masters team to compete against Taranaki and Bay of Plenty at New Plymouth Golf Club on Sunday 13 September. This is a preparation match for the Freyberg Masters team that will be competing at the same venue from November 2 - 6. The squad is Stu Smith, Tony Chettleburgh, Mike ...

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Playoff win for Cording

Palmerston North golfer Regan Cording won the Wanganui Open title yesterday with a birdie on the first playoff hole, after tying in regulation with Marton's Lachie McDonald. Cording had rounds of 74 and 70 and McDonald 73 and 71. Both players hit the fairway and found the green down the playoff hole, however Cording was much closer and converted the ...

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Team entries available for Wanganui Pro Am

The Pin High - Craigs Investment Partners Wanganui Pro Am organisers need about 6 more teams to fill their field this year. This years event will be played on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September. The event attracts up to 40 of NZ's best professional players who play for $20,000 in prize money. Teams of 3 amateur players play alongside the ...

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Munn bundled out early in matchplay

After qualifying 9th from a field of 312, Josh Munn was bundled out early in the matchplay rounds at the US Amateur at Olympia Fields. Munn's scoring was uncharacteristic against his American opponent, and was heavily defeated 8 and 7.  In the two round qualifying stages, Munn recorded a second round 2 under 68 to go with an even par first ...

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Wanganui Open Draw

The draw for this Sunday's Wanganui Open is now available, although subject to change. There are some spots available for late entrants, who might be encouraged by a reasonable weather forecast at this stage. Please contact Wanganui Golf Club on 06 349 0559 if you would like to enter. Click here to view draw ...

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Wanganui Open entries filling up

The next event on the Manawatu Wanganui Golf Order of Merit series is the Ricoh Wanganui Open on Sunday August 23. Entries for the event are currently being taken online on this website, or directly through the Wanganui Golf Club. As at the end of last week the tournament had attracted about 64 entrants, with further entries coming in daily. Most ...

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Manawatu/Wanganui vs Wellington

The annual Manawatu/Wanganui v Wellington match was played yesterday at Levin in mainly sunny and calm conditions. While the course had a few extra water features after heavy rain, the course was presented very well for the event. The Manawatu Wanganui team looked very different to last year, with a number of players no longer available. The event has 4 different ...

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Munn bounces back to make Cut

Manawatu's Josh Munn bounced back after a 75 in round one, with a second round 69 to just make the cut in the prestigious Western Amateur Championship being played in Illinois, USA. Just 45 players play the next two rounds after the cut, set at level par this year. Also making the cut was Waikato's Luke Toomey on 2 under ...

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