What a great year for the Rangatira Golf Club womens' teams, winning 3 out of the 4 pennant competitions. Having already won the Weekend Pennant competition, Rangatira were also in a good position to win the Silver and District competitions in the final rounds played at Rangitikei on Monday.
Heading into the final round of Silver Pennant, Rangatira just needed to ... Continue Reading
Championship and Weekend Pennants involved a new format for 2015.The new part was having each round consist of foursomes in the morning and singles in the afternoon playing the same team. The retained part was teams of two and Championship matches off the stick and Weekend off handicap
It was great to seee 9 teams involved in both Pennants. A couple ... Continue Reading
How many times have you been in a situation that you were unsure on a ruling? Perhaps it was how to correctly take a drop, or you were unsure if an opponent was applying a correct procedure. Well here is an opportunity to learn more about the rules of golf. The Manawatu Wanganui Referees Assn. are running a Rules Day ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Golf Club added to their collection of Pennant trophies this season with victory in the Palmanui Shield competition. Manawatu had also claimed the A Grade and Handicap pennant titles this season.
The Palmanui competition was reformatted this year due to the changes to B Grade and the addition of the handicap grade. It went back to a reserve grade competition ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Tara Raj for winning the Wanganui Golf Club Senior Champs over the weekend. Tara is just 12 years of age, and beat the experienced Caroline Scott 3/2 in the 36 holes. Tara has consistently performed in the top 6 girls for her age group in New Zealand over the past couple of years, and will likely to be ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui golfer Tyler Hodge has recently made the decision to turn professional and has just played his first event on the newly establish Kiwi Pro Tour - a small tour of around 10 events to give aspiring NZ professionals more events to take part in. This is a pay to play arrangement which requires an entry fee to take ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Golf Club retained the A Grade pennant by winning their final match against Wanganui 9.5 - 2.5 at Taihape on Sunday. Manawatu went through the season unbeaten to claim their 9th title in the last 11 years. Feilding despite losing to Palmerston North 6.5 - 5.5 held on for second place.
The final round this year was mostly about which ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Josh Munn for once again being named in the tier one National Academy named by NZ Golf.The announcement by NZ Golf regarding the full squad is below:
NZ Golf: National Academy named for 2015
New Zealand Golf has named the 2015 National Academy which sees twelve of last year’s National Academy retaining their places and four new comers being added ... Continue Reading
The final round of the Men's A Grade Pennant will be played at Taihape this Sunday. While Manawatu looks very likely to seal up the A pennant, this round is more about which team will finish bottom and be relegated to B Grade for next year. Two teams, Taihape and Marton, are in relegation trouble, however it is Taihape sitting ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn and Lachie McDonald both performed well at the latest Charles Tour event at Muriwai. For Josh Munn he once again came close to victory with his 3rd successive 2nd place finish, but this time just one shot back from winner, professional Daniel Pearce. In a very close finish Munn was tied with Mark Brown and ... Continue Reading