The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team had cause to celebrate, despite finishing back in 10th place in the team competition. Number 1, Lisa Herbert, had a fantastic performance to win the Canterbury Cup, presented to the overall individual winner. Herbert had consistent rounds throughout, which also included a 4 under par round. The event is scored on gross stableford, and ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Secondary Schools Champs were played yesterday at Marton Golf Club with over 30 participants taking part representing a total of 8 different schools. The day was fine, but a reasonably strong breeze, presented a good challenge for participants.
The main competition is the team gross, with the top 3 out of 4 scores counting toward the team total. ... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Feilding's, Liam Finlayson and Manawatu's, Lily Griffin, for their win's in the 2019 Ricoh Wanganui Open. The event was played earlier in the year than normal and the club got their wish of ideal weather conditions, with a sunny and warm day with a relatively gentle wind for the 36 hole championship event.
Manawatu Wanganui Men's Toro representative, Liam ... Continue Reading
The Ricoh Wanganui Open is being played this Sunday at Wanganui's Belmont Golf Course. This is event has been shifted to earlier in the year to hopefully take advantage of more favourable weather, but also as it forms part of Wanganui Golf Club's 125th Celebrations.
There may well be spots available for late entries. If you would like to play contact ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Golf Inc Annual General Meeting will take place at Feilding Golf Club on Monday 25 March starting at 7.00pm.
We ask that all clubs consider sending along a representative.
We are also currently asking for nominations for the positions on the Board, Men's Committee and Women's Committee. Nomination forms are available for download below.
Click here for Notice of Meeting ... Continue Reading
The Manawatu Wanganui Women's Masters team has been named for the upcoming Masters Interprovincial at Nelson Golf Club from April 5th - 7th. Congratulations to Lisa Herbert (Manawatu), Caroline Scott (Wanganui), Jill Hall (Rangitikei) and Lisa Cotton (Pahiatua) for earning selection through their results in a series of trial events this year.
We wish the team all the best for a ... Continue Reading
The 2019 Manawatu Wanganui Age Group Championships was played at Rangitikei on Sunday, in very hot conditions. Alongside this event we also had events for 18 hole players, 9 hole players, and a Futures 6 Hole Team Golf event aimed at players new to the game. In total 49 golfers participated on the day.
The winners of the 36 Hole Age ... Continue Reading
Manawatu Wanganui women's representative Lily Griffin finished second in the National Speedgolf championships on the weekend at Whitford Park Golf Club. Griffin was competing in the event for the first time. The winner was former professional player and current NZ Golf employee, Liz McKinnon. McKinnon is an experienced Speedgolf participant & perhaps Griffin can challenge for this title with a ... Continue Reading
Over the weekend I had the fortune of competing alongside some of New Zealand's best professional golfers in the annual Recreational Services Masterton Eketahuna pro-am. 34 amateur teams were drawn to play with the pro's, which for most players provides a rare opportunity to play with such talented players.The most unique part of this event is the opportunity for the ... Continue Reading
The Joe Kells Memorial (Men) and PN Classic (Women), were played yesterday at Palmerston North Golf Club. While much of the surrounding areas were basked in very warm sunshine, unfortunately this was not the case in Palmerston North, which meant players had to contend with periods of light rain and wind. This led to the scoring being much higher than expected.
Angus ... Continue Reading