Limited spaces are available for five-man teams to join the increasingly popular Whanganui Chronicle and The Hits Radio Charity Golf Tournament later this month.

Mitre 10 MEGA Wanganui has come on board as naming sponsor this year for a charity golf day on Friday, February 22 to raise funds for Wanganui Riding for the Disabled.

Organisers Christina Forsyth and David Shaw from NZME said the aim was to better last year's total of a smidgen over $13,000 raised for Whanganui Plunket.

"Last year we had about 20 five-man teams and a host of very generous Whanganui businesses donate some outstanding prizes," Shaw said.


This year there is limited space left for a couple more teams.

"We can accommodate a couple more teams and the prizes on offer this year are absolutely phenomenal - our local businesses have been extremely generous," Forsyth said.

The Wanganui Golf Club have donated the Belmont links for the 18-hole ambrose tournament. Registrations will be held at 10am on the morning of the tournament with a shotgun start scheduled for 11am.

"Lunch and refreshments are catered for during the day and at the end of play there will be drinks and a meal in the clubhouse before an auction of items donated by local businesses. The winning teams will also walk away with prizes," Forsyth said.

"This is our second sponsored charity golf tournament and it's a fun way to get involved in raising much-needed money for a very worthy cause."