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EVENT HISTORY

The Manawatu Golf Club will host the 2017 Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship, to be played from March 2nd – 5th 2017 at its Hokowhitu course in Palmerston North.  The tournament will continue to be part of the PGA Tour of Australasia and will carry prize money of $125,000, as it did for the 2015 and 2016 NZ PGA Championships staged at Auckland’s Remuera Golf Club.

The NZPGA Championship would again take place the week before the ISPS Handa NZ Open in Queenstown.

The Manawatu Golf Club was founded in 1895 at Hokowhitu, which continues to be its current location.  Previous NZPGA winners on the course have been Arthur Ham (1922), Fred Rutter (1930), Andy Shaw (1946) and Kel Nagle (1957).

The 2017 Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship winner will join a long list of famous names on the McDougall Cup, first played for in 1920 when it was won by Joe Kirkwood.  The current holder is Brad Kennedy of Australia.  The leading New Zealand player will receive the Sir Bob Charles Trophy, which was initiated in 2015 and won by Josh Geary.  Geary won this again in 2016.

This is going to be a fantastic event for the local community to be part of. Feel free to take a tour of the other pages of this website for all the info you need to know about the tournament.


TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

February 27 : Monday qualifying at the Wanganui Golf Club

February 28 : Players Practice round, NZPGA Tournament Dinner with Guest speaker Grant Waite

March 1 : Manawatu BMW Pro am, 8am shotgun start and 1.00pm shotgun start

March 2–5 : The Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZPGA Championship


PREVIOUS TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Holden New Zealand PGA Championship

·         2016  Brad Kennedy

·         2015  Matthew Millar

New Zealand PGA Championship

·         2014 No tournament

·         2013  Michael Hendry

New Zealand PGA Pro-Am Championship

·         2012  Michael Hendry

New Zealand PGA hosted by Christchurch

·         2011 No tournament

·         2010  Mitchell Brown

HSBC New Zealand PGA Championship

·         2009  Steven Alker

·         2008  Darron Stiles - tournament shortened to 36 holes

·         2007  Nicholas Thompson

ING New Zealand PGA Championship

·         2006  Jim Rutledge

·         2005  Peter O'Malley

New Zealand PGA Championship

·         2004  Gavin Coles

Clearwater Classic

·         2003  Ryan Palmer

Holden Clearwater Classic

·         2002  Peter O'Malley

New Zealand PGA Championship

·         1988-2001 No tournament

·         1987  Frank Nobilo

·         1986 No tournament

·         1985  Frank Nobilo

·         1984  Greg Turner

·         1983  Graham Marsh

·         1982  Stuart Reese

·         1981 (Dec)  Terry Gale

·         1981 (Jan)  Brian Jones

·         1980  Bob Charles

·         1979  Bob Charles

·         1978  Simon Owen

·         1977  John Lister

·         1976  John Lister

·         1975  Kel Nagle

·         1974  Kel Nagle

·         1973  Kel Nagle

·         1972  Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki

·         1971  John Lister

·         1970  Kel Nagle

·         1969  Terry Kendall

·         1968  Bob Shaw

·         1967  Tony Jacklin

·         1966  Ross Newdick

·         1965 B.J. Coxen

·         1964 No tournament

·         1963  Bob Tuohy

·         1962  Ernie Southerden

·         1961  Bob Charles

·         1960  Kel Nagle

·         1959  Ernie Southerden

·         1958  Kel Nagle

·         1957  Kel Nagle

·         1956  John Kelly

·         1955  Frank Phillips

·         1954  Bruce Crampton

·         1953  Peter Thomson

·         1952 G.E. Hudson

·         1951 R.A. Jackson

·         1950  Ernie Southerden

·         1949  Bob Glading

·         1948  Alex Murray

·         1947  Alex Murray

·         1946  Andrew Shaw

·         1940-45 No tournament due to World War II

·         1939  Alex Murray

·         1938 N.H. Fuller

·         1937  Ted Douglas

·         1936 C.C. Clements

·         1935  Alex Murray

·         1934  Andrew Shaw

·         1933  Andrew Shaw

·         1932  Andrew Shaw

·         1931  Andrew Shaw

·         1930 F. Rutter

·         1929  Andrew Shaw

·         1928  Andrew Shaw

·         1927 J.D. McIntosh

·         1926 J.D. McIntosh

·         1925 E.J. Moss

·         1924 E.J. Moss

·         1923 E.J. Moss

·         1922  Arthur Ham

·         1921  Ted Douglas

·         1920  Joe Kirkwood, Sr.

 

We look forward to seeing you at our course sometime soon.

 
 

FINAL RESULTS

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DAY THREE RESULTS AND DAY FOUR DRAW

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Click here for day four draw

DAY TWO RESULTS AND DAY THREE DRAW

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DAY ONE RESULTS AND DAY TWO DRAW

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LIVE SCORING

Click here to see the live scoring from round 1.

2017 LAWNMASTER HORIZON GOLF NZ PGA CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND ONE DRAW

Find out who is playing with who and when they tee off for the First Round on Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Round One Draw

NZPGA PROGRAMME Book

Click here to download the Programme Book for the LawnMaster NZPGA Championship - Monday 27th February - Sunday 5th March

BREAKFAST WITH SIR BOB CHARLES

Hotel Coachman will be hosting a breakfast with Sir Bob Charles on Thursday 2 March from 7.30am. Tickets are only $25.00. Click here for the poster and more details.

 

FOLLOW THE TOURNAMENT ON FACEBOOK

Click here to join the Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZPGA Facebook page and stay up to date with all the tournament news.

HEATH SLOCUM TO PLAY NZPGA

Click through to see the article on Heath Slocum who has signed on to play the NZPGA Championship

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GRANT WAITE TO PLAY NZPGA AT MANAWATU

Click through to see the article about Grant Waite returning to play in the NZPGA Championship at the Manawatu Golf Club.

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PGA SITE LINK

Click through to see the latest tournament information from the PGA website.

NZ PGA ANNOUNCEMENT

On Thursday 8 December we were proud to announce that the NZ PGA Championship would be held at the Manawatu Golf Club from the 2nd to the 5th of March 2017. 

Media Release

Stuff.co.nz article

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