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Marton win Pennant Promotion/Relegation match

Marton Golf Club will remain in A grade for the 2015 mens pennant season after a comfortable win over B Grade runners-up Castlecliff. This match eventuated after Manawatu B won the B Grade, but under the current rules cannot have two teams in the same grade. Therefore the second placed B Grade team was able to challenge the bootom placed ...

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Districts Juniors showing some good form

Two of our districts top Juniors had great results over the Queens Birthday weekend. With little on in the way of big events around the country, players tend to work on their games and compete in events closer to home at this time of year. Rhys Harold from Palmerston North Golf Club played in the annual Queens Birthday Matchplay at Feilding ...

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Woman's Weekend Pennant won by Marton

Weekend Pennants for 2014 proved to be extremely tight with the last few rounds been the make or break time. 11 teams started out the season and by the end of it there was only 2 points separating the top 5 teams. Rounds 9 and 10 saw the clash between the top teams. Pahiatua were on top but had the bye in ...

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Manawatu Golf Club win Palmanui

Congratulations to Manawatu Golf club for winning the Palmanui for the 3rd year in a row. In a very close final held at Rangitikei Golf Club, Manawatu defeated Feilding 5-4. We understand that it came right down to the final pairings to decide the outcome. A fantastic par on the final hole to Manawatu's Ryan Dickins sealed the victory. Well ...

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Mike Birchall Selected for Training Camp

Congratulations to Mike Birchall for being selected to attend the NZ Golf Boys training camp, to be held at Cambridge in July. This camp is designed to give talanted junior golfers some high performance assistance to develop their games to the next level. The players attending are selected by the national selection panel. It is great from a Manawatu Wanganui Golf ...

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Manawatu Wanganui Representative Teams

"The full representative season resumes on August 10, with the annual match against southern neighbours Wellington at Levin Golf Club. The season ends with the Mens and Womens elite teams competing at the Toro Interprovincial at the beginning of December. If you have desires to represent your district this is what you need to know: Between now and December we ...

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Manawatu win both A and B Grade Pennant

"The final round results of the A and B grade Pennant played on Sunday was always going to be more about the fight for promotion and relegation for next years A grade.  Going into the round Manawatu was assured of winning the A Grade, however their final round result against Taihape was likely to influence which team would finish at ...

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Womens National Teams Day

"The Manawatu Wanganui District held their National Teams Fourball Tournament on Friday the 9th of May at the Manawatu Golf Club. Thanks to the club members and the club for tremendous support. The winners on a very wet course were the Taihape team Of Denise Millner (also the Club Captain), Diane Mickelson, Marian Cleaver and Jacki Tapp. Photo of team ...

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NZ Golf Handicap Review - Final Report and Recommendations

"Many golfers out there will be interested in the final recommendations made by NZ Golf regarding quite a thorough review process of the current handicap system. The genearal feedback suggests that the current system is reasonably well accepted and that there will be no perfect system to handicap all levels of player. The changes to be implemented this year should ...

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Junior Tiger National Final

"The Junior Tiger National Final held at Manawatu Golf Club on Sunday 27th April was another excellent event. The representatives from Manawatu Wanganui did extremely well with players from three of the four divisions featuring in the prizes. 14 and under boys representative Greg Shaw, from Manawatu Golf Club fired a 1 under par round off the white tees on ...

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