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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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.
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Left to right: Leanne Corbett, Brydie Hodge, Amber-Rose Thompson-Newth, Shireen Harold (Manager), Emma Clayton, Karen Manninen, Jill ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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.
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Mens Toro Team (left to right) Michael Birchall, Lachie McDonald, Tyler Lock, Josh Munn, Junior Tatana, Tyler Hodge & Russell McDonald (Manager) ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Golf Club were the winners of the Men's Chamberlain Shield, played at Taihape Golf Club on Sunday. The team of Rhys Watkins, Martyn Nail and Nick Finlay played steady golf to finish 4 shots ahead of the host club Taihape. The event is contested annually by the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Club Champions from each club in the Manawatu ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui selectors have finalised both the Mens and Womens teams for the upcoming Toro Interprovincials being played in Hamilton in early December. The mens team is again very strong and will start off as one of the favourites to win the title, and defend the trophy which the team won in 2013. The womens team will be the ... Continue Reading