Manawatu's Josh Munn starts the long process of trying to qualify for the Web.com early tomorrow morning NZ time. Munn will be hoping to do enough to qualify through to the 2nd stage, and then the final stage in December.
The course Munn will be competing at is The Woodlands tournament course, near Houston, Texas. The first stage is played at ... Continue Reading
Sixteen teams of four players competed in the annual district Glendinning Cup at Foxton Golf Club on Sunday. The event has a long history and is designed mainly for club committee members to mix and mingle with those from other club's.
The winners on the day were Taihape Golf Club and Linton Camp Golf Club, who tied on 141, being the ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui mens Senior and Junior teams came away with wins at the annual Shand Cup and Shand Salver played at Westown Golf Club in New Plymouth over the weekend. It was a great performance by our teams against some very good opposition and is an excellent boost heading into the SBS and Toro events in November/December.
Also encouraging was ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Tim Wilkinson for earning his place back on the top tier PGA Tour for the upcoming season. Wilkinson was outside the top 125 on the PGA Tour this year, therefore had to go back to the finals series on the Web.com tour to gain a place back. Wilkinson had a consistent 4 weeks on the Web.com, to finish ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui Selectors have named the following teams to compete in the annual Shand Cup and Sybil Green matches against Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki.
This years event is being played at Westown Golf Club, New Plymouth on 10/11 October
Shand Cup (Senior Men)
1. Lachie McDonald (Marton)2. Hayden Ring (Castlecliff)3. Regan Cording (Palmerston North)4. Stuart Smith (Manawatu)5. Junior Tatana (Foxton)6. Josh Sedgwick ... Continue Reading
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