New Zealand Golf - Commercial Manager

New Zealand Golf is a non for profit charitable trust established in 1910 as the governing body for golf in New Zealand responsible for leading, growing and supporting the game. The organisation is governed by a dedicated group of volunteer Directors, the majority of whom are elected by the 15 District Association members. New Zealand Golf’s office is in Auckland, and is co-located with the PGA of New Zealand.

Golf is the most played sport in New Zealand with over half a million kiwis playing golf each year at one of the 390 clubs throughout the country. As a sector, golf employs over 2,000 people and contributes in excess of a billion dollars to the national economy each year. 

As a sport, golf makes a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of its participants, increases the social connectivity of communities and improves provides important education and life values outcomes for young people.

New Zealand Golf provides a wide range of services for the game including overseeing the rules of the game, running of the national handicapping system, managing the New Zealand Golf representative team programme (including the Olympic programme) and the management of over 20 elite golf tournaments including the New Zealand Men’s and Women’s Open Championships.

New Zealand Golf also has a strong focus on the growth of the game at grass roots level with a growing number of support programmes in place.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading the implementation of the organisation’s commercial strategy.
  • Developing commercial, sponsorship and advertising partnerships that generate new revenue streams for the organisation.
  • Leading the commercial development of the New Zealand Golf website and associated digital properties.
  • Securing charitable trust funding and maintaining strong relationships with charitable trust organisations.
  • Effectively managing partnership relationships.
  • Fostering productive relationships between New Zealand Golf, District Associations, Golf Clubs and other stakeholders.

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To make an application for this role, please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae by email to Dean Murphy, Chief Executive:

Applications for this position close 14 April 2017.


Waitangi Golf Club - Catering Contractor

Waitangi Golf Club is seeking a catering contractor to provide catering, bar and cleaning services seven days per week.

This is an ideal opportunity for a couple with catering and bar experience to establish their own business.

In addition to regular golf events with up to 100 players, our clubhouse is available for outside functions including weddings and parties.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply by e-mail to Merle Tipene, Secretary/ Manager at


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For our trained caddies to be of benefit and an asset to the golf industry. 


To produce and develop high performance caddies with the opportunities to be involved within this vocational pathway.

Specific Goals

-To develop our trainees to an internationally recognised standard.
-To work closely and directly with each individual trainee to map out and develop their personal goals and  ambitions for future pathways.
-To offer our qualified caddies and trainee's services to the wide range of opportunities both nationally and  internationally.
-To open up further career pathways and opportunities within our caddy networks for our qualified trainees.
-To establish streamlined and on-going performance indicators and review systems to measure the  achievement of these visions and goals.