A group of 8 Manawatu Wanganui players travelled to Stratford to compete in the Taranaki Golf Tour, Egmont Champs on Sunday. Best of the Manawatu Wanganui players was Guy Perry, who came storming back from a mediocre 78 in round one, to record the tournament low round of 66 in round 2. Guy finished his round with 3 birdies and ... Continue Reading
Manawatu/Wanganui womans number 1, Brydie Hodge, has played a great final round to claim the New Zealand U19 title in Taupo today. Six shots back starting the final rounds after a 76 and 74, Hodge stormed home with a 3 under par 69 to overtake her rivals. Starting the day Hillary O'Connor from Christchurch held a 2 shot lead over ... Continue Reading
The New Zealand Boys and Girls Age Group Champs are currently taking place at Taupo Golf Club. The event is played over 3 rounds with a cut made after 2 rounds in the Boys field. Manawatu Wanganui has a good contingent of players competing, and after 2 rounds have had some mixed results.
In the Girls Levins, Brydie Hodge, heads into ... Continue Reading
Manawatu's Josh Munn departs for Japan to compete in the Eisenhower Trophy World Teams Champs, fresh off a win in the Kapi Tareha in Napier at the weekend. Munn finished at -3 over the four rounds to finish 8 shots clears of Castlecliff's Tyler Lock.The week before he had been runner-up in the Wanganui Open, a shot behind Tyler Lock.
Munn ... Continue Reading
The Horowhenua Open held at Levin Golf Club was started in frosty and foggy conditions today. Conditions quickly improved once play got underway for pleasant morning conditions. A cool southerly picked up in the afternoon to make conditions a little more challenging. Without top Manawatu Wanganui players Josh Munn, Lachie McDonald and Tyler Hodge the Mens field was wide open ... Continue Reading
New Zealand Golf has named an exciting team to contest the 29th Eisenhower World Teams Championship in Japan. The side to compete at the pinnacle event of world amateur golf is Joshua Munn (Manawatu), Tae Koh (Manukau) and Vaughan McCall (Gore).
The Eisenhower will be staged at the Oshitate Course and Iriyama Course of the Karurizawa Golf Club from September 11 – ... Continue Reading
The Feilding Golf Club’s Presidents Trophy team recently won the Manawatu Wanganui pennant for the first time since the competition started in 1987. The final was played against a team from Marton Golf Club on the 22nd June at the Rangitikei Golf Club course at Bulls. The Feilding team captain Bill Riordan commented that the course was in excellent order ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading
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 ... Continue Reading