The annual match between Manawatu Wanganui and Wellington was played on Sunday at Levin Golf Club. Despite being a little cold, mainly fine overhead conditions and a well presented course, provided good conditions for the 30 players from each district to go head to head in matchplay competition.
Wellington got the better of the morning matches and lead 20.5 to 9.5 at lunch. The afternoon was a lot more even across the 30 matches with Wellington winning 15.5 matches to 14.5. That meant that Wellington won the fixture 36 - 34 overall.
For Manawatu Wanganui the women's team defeated Wellington 9.5 - 6.5. Wellington got the better of Manawatu Wanganui in the Senior men's 12 - 8, Masters Men 7 - 5, and the Junior Boys 10.5 - 1.5.
The players from Manawatu Wanganui that had 2 wins were Ewan Westergaard, Shaun Millard, Mudra Lakhani, Tony Chettleburgh & Phil Hooper. The other unbeaten players were Lisa Herbert with a win and a half, and Sera Raj with 2 halves.