The mens pennant competitions start this weekend, under a changed format for some grades.
The A grade format after much debate remains the same as last year, however B & C Grade competitions from 2014, now combine into one grade, and will be played under the previous C Grade format. The changes were made to combat the issue of clubs not ... Continue Reading
Not only is it the start of the mens Pennant competition this weekend, but also some players are in action in other parts of the country.
The NZ Seniors Champs for players aged 50+ starts today in Nelson. Players from Manawatu/Wanganui competing include Tony Chettleburgh, Kim Ballantyne, Keiran Corkill, Barry Shannon, Stu Gillespie and Rick Harding. We wish these players all ... Continue Reading
The Age Group Champs that was originally scheduled for Sunday 25 January, will now be held on Sunday 22 February at Waimarino Golf Club. This events provides options for 36, 18 and 9 hole play. We hope to get as many junior golfers from around the district to this event.
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The Manawatu Wanganui Junior Tiger District Qualifier will this year be held on Sunday March 8th starting about 12 noon at the Palmerston North Golf Club . This is always a very popular event for young juniors aged 14 and under, and also attracts new golfers to the game. The Manawatu Wanganui District will be attempting to encourage more new ... Continue Reading
Levin's Tyler Hodge came within a whisker of claiming his biggest career win at the weekend, eventually going down on the first playoff hole in the Australian Amateur final in Sydney. Hodge was defeated by NSW's Cameron Davis.
Hodge started the 36 hole final in very positive fashion with birdies on the first 2 holes, and partway through the second 9 ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui players Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge have both qualified for the matchplay at the Austalian Amateur currently being played in Sydney. 64 players qualify.
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The Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Champs and JTS 1 event that was to be held this Sunday at Waimarino Golf Club has been postponed, due to disappointing entry numbers in all categories. We will be advising of a new date shortly, and will be promoting the new date hard to ensure more entries. ... Continue Reading
Levins Brydie Hodge produced a strong final round to finish 4th in the North Island Under 19's played at Ngaruawahia Golf Club. Hodge's 3 round total of even par left her 8 shots behind the winner Brooke Hamilton.
Up and coming players, Wanganui's Tara Raj, and Manawatu's Mudra Lakhani, also played in the event and had very good results.
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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.
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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 ... Continue Reading