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Friday 22 August 2014

Youth Olympic Games: Kiwis complete good weeks in China

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez has completed a solid week at the Second Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. The 18-year-old from the Manor Park Golf Club carded a two-over par 74 in the final round at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club ...

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Thursday 21 August 2014

Les Mills – New Zealand Golf: Fitness Tips: Series 2 – Tip 5 Core Stability

New Zealand Golf and Les Mills are pleased to continue the second series of golf fitness tips after a great response from the golf community . The first four tips – on core stability, chest and shoulder flexibility, flexibility and High Performance – ha...

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Thursday 21 August 2014

LPGA Tour: Ko looks for rare three-peat in Canada

World No.3 Lydia Ko finds it hard to explain why she has been so successful in Canada.  The 17-year-old will look to continue her perfect winning record at the Canadian Open this week after becoming the first amateur to successfully defend a LPGA ...

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Thursday 21 August 2014

Youth Olympic Games: Kiwis in the hunt for medals in China

Wellington No.1 Julianne Alvarez and Waikato golfer Nick Coxon are in medal contention heading into the final round at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.  Alvarez shot a one-over par 73 in the hot conditions of the second round at the Nanjing Z...

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Wednesday 20 August 2014

NZ Golf names squad for Srixon International Junior Classic

New Zealand Golf is pleased to announce the squad to compete at the Srixon International Junior Classic in Australia next month.   The squad includes Tyla Kingi (Opotiki), Brooke Hamilton (Hamilton), Charlie Hillier (Te Puke) and Tadhg Campbell (Muriwai) and ...

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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Youth Olympic Games: Kiwis begin well in Nanjing

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez and Waikato rep Nick Coxon have made a solid start to the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.  Alvarez, an 18-year-old from the Manor Park Golf Club, signed for a two-under par 70 at the Nanjing Zhong...

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Tuesday 19 August 2014

New Zealand Golf: Bob Glading passes away aged 94

The Board of New Zealand Golf is sad to hear the news that Bob Glading – a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit – has passed away at the age of 94.  Glading, a two-time NZ Open Champion, passed away at 2:40am this morning and will...

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Monday 18 August 2014

LPGA Championship: Ko proud of her performance in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko was proud of her performance at the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who was trying to become the youngest major champion in golf history, carded a two-under par 70 today in the final round of the LP...

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Monday 18 August 2014

LPGA Championship: Ko comes up short in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko will have to wait for her maiden major victory.   The 17-year-old, who was trying to become the youngest major champion in golf history, carded a two-under par 70 in the final round of the LPGA Championship today in New Y...

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Monday 18 August 2014

North Harbour Men's Stroke Play: Neho wins by six strokes

Northland’s Kadin Neho has continued his recent resurgence in form with a wire-to-wire victory at the 2014 North Harbour Stroke Play Championship.  The former NZ Amateur Champion continued his good record at the Muriwai Golf Links when he r...

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Saturday 16 August 2014

LPGA Championship: Ko remains in contention in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko is in contention at the halfway stage of the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who has already won two titles in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour, has carded a three-under par 69 in round two at the Monr...

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Friday 15 August 2014

LPGA Championship – Ko four shots back in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko has made a solid start to the LPGA Championship in New York.   The 17-year-old, who is hoping to become the youngest major golf champion in history, birdied the final hole at the Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford to sign for a two-u...

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Thursday 14 August 2014

LOVE GOLF: #KoGoesPro nominated for TVC of the year

New Zealand Golf is pleased to announce that the #KoGoesPro has been nominated for TVC (Television Commercial) of the year. The video, which made the announcement that Lydia Ko was turning professional alongside All Black fullback Israel Dagg, att...

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Thursday 14 August 2014

NZ Sports Turf Institute - Spring Turf Notes

The New Zealand Sports Turf Institute Spring Turf Notes for 2014 are now available.  CLICK HERE FOR TURF NOTES - SPRING 2014   This issue looks at 1. Spring Management Requirements and the different needs for the Northern, Central and Southe...

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Wednesday 13 August 2014

Wegman's PGA Championship: Ko keeping it low key in New York

World No.2 Lydia Ko is taking a different approach to the year’s fourth major, the Wegman’s PGA Championship in New York, as she looks to secure a major breakthrough.   The 17-year-old from the Gulf Harbour Country Club once again has the...

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Wednesday 13 August 2014

Les Mills - NZ Golf: Fitness Tips: Series 2 - Tip 4 HP with Tae Koh

New Zealand Golf and Les Mills are pleased to continue the second series of golf fitness tip s after a great response from the golf community . The first three tips – on core stability, chest and shoulder flexibility and flexibility – have attracted al...

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Tuesday 12 August 2014

Youth Olympic Team Departs for China

A team of 50 young New Zealand athletes, including golfers Nick Coxon and Julianne Alvarez, heads to Nanjing, China tonight for the second Youth Olympic Games which kick off in just four days time. The New Zealand athletes, aged between 14 an...

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Tuesday 12 August 2014

World Junior Girls Championship: NZ names strong team for Canada

New Zealand Golf has named an exciting team to contest the inaugural World Junior Girls Championship Trophy in Canada in September. Julianne Alvarez (Manor Park), Wenyung Keh (Pakuranga) and Alanna Campbell (Omanu) will compete at the North and...

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Monday 11 August 2014

Youth Olympics: Alvarez and Coxon named for China

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez and Waikato rep Nick Coxon have been selected to represent New Zealand at the upcoming Youth Olympics in China. The Second Youth Olympics will be held from Tuesday 19 August to Thursday 21 (Individual) and Sunday 24 ...

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Friday 8 August 2014

Canadian Amateur: Beale claims title in a playoff

James Beale claimed the 2014 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship title after rolling in a long birdie putt on the third playoff hole at Elmhurst Golf and Country Club.   The New Zealand golfer finished 72 holes tied atop the leaderboard alongsid...

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Wednesday 6 August 2014

New Zealand Golf: Case Study Winners Announced

New Zealand Golf is pleased to announce the first monthly winners from the Case Studies series.     The Case Studies are designed to celebrate innovate thinking and success in golf clubs and communities around New Zealand.   They are al...

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Wednesday 6 August 2014

Les Mills – New Zealand Golf: Fitness Tips: Series 2 - Tip 3 Flexibility

New Zealand Golf and Les Mills are pleased to continue the second series of golf fitness tips after a great response from the golf community.   The first two tips – on core stability and chest and shoulder flexibility – have already attracted more ...

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Monday 4 August 2014

Eisenhower: NZ team looks forward to the big stage in Japan

Auckland amateur Tae Koh remembers that his coach Peter Kim asked him eight months ago when the Eisenhower World Amateur Team Championship was and if he was close to selection.   The Manukau Golf Club member believed that he was but...

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Monday 4 August 2014

Bay of Plenty Open: Gulasekharam and Campbell claim titles

An outstanding second round 65 gave North Shore golfer Jason Gulasekharam the cushion he needed to hold top spot at this year's Bay of Plenty Open.    Gale force winds and rain on Sunday morning meant the event was reduced to 54 holes and desp...

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Friday 1 August 2014

NZ Golf: Case Studies: Series Four released

New Zealand Golf is continuing the initiative to create a greater community through the sharing of information in Case Studies and is encouraging golf clubs all around the country to share their own success stories.   The Case Studies are designed to c...

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