What we do

The main role of Manawatu Wanganui Golf is to encourage active participation of golfers through all levels of the game, within our district. This includes:

  • assisting clubs to attract new players to golf
  • participation either casually or in events at clubs throughout our district
  • interclub/pennant competition
  • representation in inter-district or national level competition

Manawatu Wanganui provides the following services:


Administration Assistance for clubs:

  • Partner Club programme – Helping clubs engage with the Community
  • Sourcing information on request
  • Meetings and advice – Individually with clubs on request

Promotion of Golf:

  • Information Website
  • Providing information to newspapers

Pennants and District Tournaments:

  • Administration of Men’s and Women’s District Interclub Competitions
  • Administration and running of Challenge Cup (MWG Strokeplay Champs)
  • Administration of Local Order of Merit
  • Administration and running of Chamberlain Shield & Women’s Champion of Champions
  • Administration and running of Glendinning Cup
  • Administration of tournaments on behalf of NZ Golf – Junior Tiger Regional

Representative Golf:

Men: Toro Interprovincial,  Men’s Freyberg Masters, Junior Interprovincial, Shand Cup and Shand Salver, Wellington Match, Central Nth Island Quadrangular, SBS Invitational, Junior Development Quadrangular.

Women: Toro Women’s Interprovincial, Women’s Master’s, Sybil Green, Wellington Match, Hawkesbay Match, Taranaki Match

  • Organize and attend representative matches
  • Select and manage teams
  • Host representative matches
  • Arrange travel and accommodation
  • Provide uniforms and equipment

Junior Services:

  • KiwiGolf presentation in schools with links to clubs
  • Assisting clubs with development of Junior Programmes
  • Running school event days at clubs
  • Administration and running of Junior Tournaments (JTS, Junior Pennants, Intercollegiate, Age Group Champs, OOM Series) 

Player Development:

  • Team development squad days
  • Eagles Academy (Junior Development)

Course Rating:

  • Rating of all golf courses (4 to 5 year rotation)

Representation:

  • New Zealand Golf
  • Golf Managers Association.

How Manawatu Wanganui Golf is Funded:
  • Member levies
  • New Zealand Golf GDM Grant
  • New Zealand Golf Event Subsidies
  • Eagles Golfing Society Junior Academy Grant
  • Funding applications made to various trusts and pub charities
  • Other fundraising activities, ie Fundraising tournament
  • Sponsorship