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SBS Southland Invitational Preview

Marton golfer Lachie McDonald will join his Manawatu-Wanganui teammates on the long drive south tomorrow to contest the SBS Southland Invitational in Invercargill.The tournament is essentially the National Team Strokeplay Championship played at the Invercargill Golf Club at Otatara and the in-form Manawatu-Wanganui team will be looking for a repeat of its win in 2002, its only victory since the ...

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Hodge makes TransTasman team

"Tyler Hodge has been selected as one of four juniors to compete alongside the senior men, senior women and junior women in the Trans-Tasman Trophy against Australia which will be played at Peninsula Golf Club in Melbourne in early March. Each team competes for its own trophy, with the juniors playing for the Clare Higson trophy. An overall Trans-Tasman trophy ...

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Manawatu Wanganui Matchplay reinstated

"After many years of our matchplay trophies gathering dust, the polishing cloths are out due to the reintroduction of the Manawatu Wanganui Matchplay Championship. Formerly known as the Kubota Cup, the 2012 version will crown our senior men's, senior women's and junior men's matchplay champion. Qualification for the 16 man senior men's event will be through Toro Interprovincial selection (6) ...

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Hodge leads under 19 charge

"12 months ago a birdie on the last hole propelled Tyler Hodge into a playoff for the North Island Under 19 Championship which he eventually lost to Sam An. As part of a 20 strong contingent from Manawatu Wanganui, this year Hodge will be aiming to go one place higher and add his third North Island title to an ever ...

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Chamberlain Shield - Manawatu wins

"The Chamberlain Shield was played at Pahiatua Golf Club on Sunday November 20th. The shield was donated in 1950 by the first secretary of the Manawatu Wanganui District Golf Association, Mr K.G.Chamberlain. It was initially played for by the club champions of each club but was extended to a team event composed of senior, intermediate and junior champions in an ...

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Women's Interprovincial side named

Players were given one last opportunity to shine infront of selectors Shirley Bartlett and Margaret Stephens when the side played Taraanki at a water logged Stratford Golf Club on the weekend. Having won the prestigious Sybil Green trophy at the same venue a month earlier the team were favourites to take out the 36  hole reverse singles match even ...

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Amber Rose wins both Wanganui and Castlecliff Club Championships

"District representative Amber Rose Thompson Newth recently created a little bit of histroy in winning both Castlecliff's and Wanganui's Club Championship. Click here to read the Wanganui Chronicle story.      " ...

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Munn and Clayton up for Sports Awards

"2011 has been a big year for Manawatu Golf Club's Josh Munn and Emma Clayton which nows sees them nominated for Manawatu Sportsperson and Junior Sportsperson of the year respectively. Munn's nomination is on the back of his recent NZ debut at the Asian Amateur after an amazing start to the year with wins at the Hastings Open, LawnMaster Classic, ...

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Selection battle heats up

"Two found, four more to go. Following the season ending Wanganui Open, the top two players on the district Order of Merit earned automatic positions into Novemberâ€quot;™#39;s Interprovincial Championship in Gisborne. Heading into last weekendâ€quot;™#39;s final event, the Wanganui Open, Tyler Hodge had an unassailable lead and had secured the first automatic selection, but with second placed Josh Munn deciding ...

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Junior Interprovincial - Daily Blog

"Junior Interprovincial - Daily Blog Friday With a mathmatical chance of winning the team were keen to fire early but the effects of 8 days on the road and 12 consecutive rounds took there toll as the boys struggled to get moving fom the word go. A valiant effort saw the them 4-4 with five holes to go but the ...

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