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Strong team named to defend title at SBS Invitational

"Manawatu Wanganui men's selectors have named a very strong team to defend the SBS Invitational Teams Strokeplay title in Invercargill. The team is Tyler Hodge, Josh Munn, Trent Munn, Lachie McDonald and Junior Tatana. Hayden Ring is a non travelling reserve. This event brings together most of the provincial teams from throughout the country to compete in a strokeplay format. ...

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Rhys Watkins appointed as Golf Development Manager

"Manawatu Wanganui Golf are pleased to annouce Rhys Watkins as the new GDM for the Manawatu Wanganui Region. Rhys takes over from Stephen Wood who had been in the role for five and a half years. Rhys brings alot of experience to the role as he had previously started the position prior to Stephens appointment. This was a dual role ...

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LawnMaster Classic - Charles Tour

" The 2013 LawnMaster Classic at Manawatu Golf Club will be held from 31st January til 3rd February. This year the event will be bigger and better than ever, as it is now the latest event on the Charles Tour, and will attract some of New Zealands leading professional players. The professionals play for a purse of ...

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Wood moves on to Pro Shop at PNGC

" On November 23rd I will be leaving my role with Manawatu Wanganui Golf to take over the Professional Shop at Palmerston North Golf Club. I have had a great 5 ½ years with Manawatu Wanganui Golf. Initially employed to look mainly after junior golf and junior academies and it was not long before we started seeing success with the ...

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Freyberg Masters Preview

" Wanganui players fill two positions in the combined Manawatu Wanganui Masters Men’s Golf team named to compete in the Freyberg Masters team at Napier’s Maraenui Golf Club next week. Rick Harding (Wanganui) and Chris Treen (Waimarino) join Malcolm Wells (Feilding), Roddy McCabe (Feilding), Stu Smith (Manawatu) and Tony Chettleburgh (Palmerston North) in pursuit of the national team championship for ...

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Central North Island Quad

"Round Three The wind went out of the sails as both teams ran out of puff going down 2-6 (seniors) and 1.5-2.5 (juniors) against BOP.  Michael Birchall completed a historic unbeaten year with no loses in his 14 matches. Josh Sedgwick recorded the longest recorded win streak of 7 matches which he will take into 2013 and the Juniro shad ...

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Rangitkei clubs look to merge

"One merged golf club covering southern Rangitikei appears to be getting closer to reality. Two meetings have already been held of a group called the amalgamated working party and another is pencilled in for two weeks' time. It comprises members of the Marton, Hawkestone and Rangitikei clubs with Manawatu-Wanganui Golf Association president Martin Townend as the independent chairman.   more..... ...

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Junior Interprovincial Preview

"LINK TO LIVE SCORING DAY THREE Trent Munn hole in 1! Trent holed a 8 iron on the 17th, landing 1 foot in front of the hole before jumping in. The team played great golf to lead all the way to recorda 5.5-2.5 win, our first win over BOP in my six years of the event. Trent is the only ...

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Strong MWG Contingent at Tauranga Open

"A very strong continegent of district players tee it up beside the professionals at Tauranga on Wednesday in the Carrus Tauranga Open, part of the 2012 Charles Tour. Josh Munn became the fourth amateur to win on the Charles Tour in 2011 at the Muriwai Open and it would be no surprise if he or another district player lifts the ...

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Tyler Hodge at Duke of York Young Champions Trophy

"Link to scoring  Round 3 We woke to the worst weather of the trip, so bad that one long time member of the club could not think of a poorer day in the past 20 years! The wind turned in the opposite direction making the front nine tough this time. Rugged up with 4 layers, gloves, beanie and glasses to ...

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