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Clayton and Munn best of the district on NZ Golf OOM

"Emma Clayton jumped six spots from 28th to 22nd on the NZ Golf OOM following her 8th place finish at the Port Taranaki Open. It has been a big year for the Manawatu Golf Club member which will now sees her in the number two spot for the upcoming Sybil Green. Josh Munn remains the top ranked male in 5th ...

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Trent Munn selected for NZ Golf Camp

"Trent Munn has been invited to participate in the 2011 New Zealand Golf Regional Boyâ€quot;™#39;s Training Camp, having been identified by New Zealand Golfâ€quot;™#39;s National Selection Panel as an emerging talent within the New Zealand Golf Talent Development Programme.   The objective of the Talent Development Programme is to provide a player pathway for potential New Zealand representatives. The ...

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Juniors converge on Tauranga for National Under 19's

"Under 19's Wrap 2011 was a good year for the Manawatu Wanganui players who by events end had picked up one national title and two runner-up finishes. Tyler Hodge played consistent golf to finish 3rd overall and went 5 holes against fellow NZ Rep Ryan Chisnall before losing a playoff for the under 17 title. Next best was Trent Munn ...

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Rep Teams for Wellington Match

"Youth dominates the Manawatu Wanganui Golf team to play Wellington at Levin Golf Club this Sunday. Having beaten Wellington for the first time in 2010, Senior Team Selectors Russell McDonald and Geoff Ross have kept eight of the victorious side, adding three debutants and former team selector Rhys Watkins.   While Watkins has the pedigree and experience from many ...

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Munn off to Singapore to take on Asia's best

"A great 18 months of golf has been rewarded with selection into the NZ Squad to compete at the Asian Amateur in Singapore from September 29-October 2. The event, coordinated by the Asia PAcific Golf Confederation, is in its third year and will be played at the Singapore Island Country Club which has hosted over 30 professional events. Josh's World ...

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NZ Golf Camp beckons for rising stars

"Levin's Brydie Hodge and Manawatu's Emma Clayton have been selected by the NZ Golf National Selection Panel to attend  a NZ Golf Regional Women's Camp at St  Peter's School in Cambridge from July 17-19. Hodge, a 2010 Interprovincial team member has continued to improve in 2011  recording great scores at events all around the country. She lost the MWG Age ...

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Selector steps down in a bid to make the team

"Manawatu Wanganui Golf can add one more player to its stable as current  team selector Rhys Watkins looks to  trial for  the teams this year. Having held a job as selector on and off for the past  7 years, Watkins has decided to step down from the role to ensure no clashes of interest arise as he looks to reclaim ...

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Junior Tiger

"National Final The top 56 kids in the country battled it out at Manawatu Golf Club on April 17th. Our four qualifiers all played well but not quite good enough to get their hands on a trophy. Results Photos District Qualifier 77 keen kids teed it up at our district Junior Tiger on Sunday in a bid to win a ...

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Josh Munn jumps up World Rankings

After an impressive year of golf and a great start to 2011, Josh has has leaped to 632nd in the World Amateur Rankings. Others in the rankings are Tyler Hodge (721), Ewan Westergaard (1649), Trent Munn (1940), Lachie McDonald (2354) and Tyler Lock (572). Rankings can be viewed at http://www.randa.org/en/WAGR.aspx  Click here for NZ Golf story on  NZ's  new number ...

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JTS popular again in 2011

Over 100 juniors teed it up for round one of the hugely successful JTS events recently. With an event in the Manawatu and Wanganui districts each weekend, the series runs for six weeks and culminates in the Junior Tiger district qualifier. 18 Hole, 9 Hole and  9 Hole Short divisions cater for all ages and experience levels with the major ...

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