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Josh Munn at Asian Tour School

Josh Munn is continuing to show signs that he is ready to match it in the professional golf world, with a 2nd placing in a stage of the Asian Tour Qualifying Event. After a slow start of 76, Munn then kicked into the right gear, to shoot 69, 66 & 66. Click here to view the Manawatu Standard article We wish Josh ...

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Hodge at Master of Amateurs

Levin's Tyler Hodge has had a busy start to the New Year competing in the prestigious Master of Amateur's event at Royal Melbourne last week. This event is given the highest ranking of all amateur events in Australia. Although well off the pace in the final results the events adds valuable experience against a quality Amateur field on a high ...

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Munn earns partial exemption

Manawatu Wanganui number 1, Josh Munn is now one step closer to a professional career after earning a partial exemption to play events on the Australian PGA Tour. Munn finished 38th at the final stage of qualifying last week. The top 25 from that event earned full exempt status, and those positioned 26 - 50 get the partial exemption. The ...

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Women finish 7th at Toro

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens team defeated Southland 3.5 - 1.5 on the final day of the Interprovincial in Hamilton, to claim 7th spot from the 14 teams. This final placing was the same as last year. Number 3, Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth, went through the event unbeaten with 6 wins and a half. That is a great performance.  Auckland won the title against North ...

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Play underway at Interprovincial

The NZ Toro Interprovincial is underway at the Lochiel course in Hamilton.. The Manawatu Wanganui team has started with a good win over Aorangi this morning, and take on a strong Canterbury line up this afternoon. Click here to keep up to date with progress Left to right: Leanne Corbett, Brydie Hodge, Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth, Shireen Harold (Manager), Emma Clayton, Karen Manninen, Jill ...

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Womens Toro team aim for Semi Final spot

Now that the mens Interprovincial has finished it is now time for the women to play across town at the Lochiel course in Hamilton. The Manawatui Wanganui team of Brydie Hodge, Emma Clayton, Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth, Karen Manninen and Leanne Corbett is the same playing 5 as 2013. Jill Hall comes into the team this year as the reserve, and will ...

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Mens Toro run ends at semi final

The Manawatu Wanganui mens team could not quite match the result from 2013, as they were beaten 3.5 - 1.5 in the semi final against Otago. The loss was the first of the week for the team. Throughout the match it was very close however Otago gained the advantage at positions 4 & 5 early to put them in front ...

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Manawatu Wanganui into Semi's

The Manawatu Wanganui mens Toro team has topped their division to earn a semi final match up against Otago tomorrow. With a win over Auckland in the morning 4.5 - 0.5, and a half against Wellington this afternoon the team is feeling good about their chances. The other semi final will be the home team Waikato against Wellington. You can follow ...

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Mens Toro underway in Hamilton

The defense of the Interprovincial title starts today for the Manawatu Wanganui mens team in Hamilton. The team had the bye this morning and kicks off the event against Poverty Bay this afternoon. To follow all the action click here Mens Toro Team (left to right) Michael Birchall, Lachie McDonald, Tyler Lock, Josh Munn, Junior Tatana, Tyler Hodge & Russell McDonald (Manager) ...

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Results from Womens Champion of Champions

The Manawatu Wanganui Womens Champion of Champions were held in sunny conditions at Levin Golf Club on Sunday. This event brings together all the Silver, Bronze and Bronze 2 club champions from clubs throughout the district, to play against each other in a strokeplay format. The Silver winner on the day was Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth from Castlecliff Golf Club with a 147 ...

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