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Saturday 19 April 2014

Women’s Report: Bon and Hanee singing from the same Song sheet

North Harbour amateur Hanee Song believes her good form at the Recreational Services Akarana Open is just what she needed to get back into competitive golf. The 18-year-old from the North Shore Golf Club, who fired a three-under par 69 in round on...

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Saturday 19 April 2014

North Island Stroke Play: Koh looks to make history

Auckland amateur Tae Koh is looking to make history tomorrow at the Akarana Golf Club.   The 19-year-old from the Manukau Golf Club will try to become the first golfer to win the Australian Amateur Championship and the North Island Stroke Pl...

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Saturday 19 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Services Akarana Open: Geary a class above in Auckland

There are times when it feels like Josh Geary is playing a different golf course to the rest of the field. This week at the Recreational Services Akarana Open on the Charles Tour is one of those times.   The 30-year-old, who shot a course re...

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Friday 18 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Services Akarana Open: Geary gets going early

Mount Maunganui professional Josh Geary underlined his quality today in the opening round of the inaugural Recreational Services Akarana Open on the Charles Tour in Auckland.   The 30-year-old, who has a perfect winning record at his home event th...

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Friday 18 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Akarana Open: Hanee back with a Song

North Shore amateur Hanee Song made an impressive comeback to competitive golf today at the Recreational Services Akarana Open on the Charles Tour in Auckland. The 18-year-old, who has not played any tournament golf for the past 10 months, h...

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Friday 18 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Services Akarana Open: PLAY IS UNDERWAY

PLAY IS UNDERWAY in round one of the Recreational Services Akarana Open. It's perfect out here this morning for round one of the Recreational Services Akarana Open on the CharlesTour. Well done to Stuart Baird and his team. The Akarana Golf Club ...

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Thursday 17 April 2014

NZ Golf: Greenwood claims Lifetime Achievement Award

New Zealand Golf Board Member Adrienne Greenwood has claimed a  Lifetime Achievement Award at the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards. Below is her citation:  Adrienne Greenwood Our next Lifetime Achievement Award recipient almost c...

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Tuesday 15 April 2014

Switch Utilities: Club Power Competition Winner Found

Switch CLUBPOWER has drawn its first winner of the “Game Changer” Prize Pack as the Programme is piloted with the Pakuranga Country Club in Auckland.   Switch Utilities Ltd has teamed up with New Zealand Golf to bring its members Switch CLUB...

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Tuesday 15 April 2014

NZ Golf: Auckland Facilities Strategy Report completed

New Zealand Golf is pleased to announce the completion of the Auckland Facilities Strategy Report.   The Report was prepared for New Zealand Golf Inc. (NZ Golf) to provide strategic direction for golf facilities in Auckland. Click Here for the Aucklan...

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Tuesday 15 April 2014

LOVE Golf: #kogoespro video claims Innovative Excellence Award

New Zealand Golf has claimed the award for Innovation Excellence at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Sector Awards for the now world-famous Ko Goes Pro YouTube video.   New Zealand Golf was nominated as a finalist alongside Project ...

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Tuesday 15 April 2014

HPSNZ media statement on NZ Golf’s campaign investment for Lydia Ko

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) wishes to clarify the recent conflict that has arisen around New Zealand Golf’s application for funding received by Lydia Ko.  The two-year campaign to help Ko track towards the goal of competing in t...

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Monday 14 April 2014

Queen Sirikit Cup – Kiwis climb in the final round

New Zealand has climbed in the final round of the Queen Sirikit Cup in Malaysia to finish in a share of 10 th place. The Kiwi team, who began the third and final round in 13th place of 13 teams, jumped three places at the Saujana Golf and Country ...

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Monday 14 April 2014

Charles Tour: Fox headlines Recreational Services Akarana Open

Auckland professional Ryan Fox feels like it is time he finally broke through and won on the Charles Tour.   The 25-year-old, who is in his third year as a professional, headlines the inaugural Recreational Services Akarana Open which tees off on Thursday ...

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Friday 11 April 2014

NZ Golf: Reciprocal Visiting Rights agreement letter

New Zealand Golf would like to advise all affiliated golf clubs to take appropriate action to safeguard against the changes to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.  Click Here for the Reciprocal Rights Agreement Letter   The point of most concern...

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Friday 11 April 2014

Australian Junior Amateur: Hillier makes a move in Melbourne

Bay of Plenty rep Charlie Hillier has climbed in the second round of the Australian Boys Amateur Championship in Melbourne.   The Te Puke golfer, who had opened with an even par round of 72, carded a two-under par 70 in round two at the Heritag...

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Thursday 10 April 2014

Australian Junior Amateur: Blogs from Melbourne

Liz McKinnon and Jay Carter are the managers of the teams competing at the Australian Junior Amateur Championship in Melbourne. They summed up how their teams went on day one.  Liz’s blog:   A little wet out there today, it w...

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Thursday 10 April 2014

Queen Sirikit Cup: Kiwis off the pace in Malaysia

New Zealand has got off to a slow start at the 36 th Queen Sirikit Cup in Malaysia. In the format where the best two of three scores count, the Kiwis combined for a 10-over par total on day one at the Saujana Golf and Country Club to be...

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Thursday 10 April 2014

Australian Junior Amateur: Coxon shares lead in Melbourne

Waikato rep Nick Coxon has claimed a share of the round one lead at the Australian Junior Boys Championship in trying conditions in Melbourne.   The Riverside Golf Club member, who turns 18 on Saturday, got an early birthday present when he carded...

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Wednesday 9 April 2014

LOVE Golf: Clark added as a LOVE Golf Ambassador

Nelson golfer Marty Clark is humbled to have his name alongside World No.4 Lydia Ko and All Black Israel Dagg. The amputee golfer has been named as the third ambassador in New Zealand Golf’s LOVE Golf Campaign. Clark, who works as a Cycle Educator for Spo...

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Wednesday 9 April 2014

Club News: The Grange goes to market

The Board of The Grange Golf Club (Inc.) has gone to the market and is inviting developers to come up with a scheme that will ensure that the Club maintains its course and clubhouse facilities in Papatoetoe, and at the same time releases surplus land for sale...

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Wednesday 9 April 2014

LOVE Golf: Latest video released from NZ Open

New Zealand Golf is pleased to launch the second video in the LOVE Golf campaign. The campaign, which was unveiled in 2013 with the Lydia Ko turning pro video with All Black Israel Dagg, is the first time that New Zealand Golf has undertaken a nationwi...

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Wednesday 9 April 2014

NZ Golf: Two new staff members added to Community Golf

New Zealand Golf has continued its investment into clubs and communities by employing two new Regional Club Capability Officers (RCCOs).  Carl Fenton, formerly of North Harbour Sport, has been employed to be the RCCO for Auckland, North Harbour ...

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Tuesday 8 April 2014

NZ Golf: Two BOP Life Members Pass Away

New Zealand Golf is sad to report the passing of two of Bay of Plenty golf’s L ife M embers in Brenda Milne and George McCabe who both died of lung cancer.   Milne was the Secretary of Bay of Plenty / Thames Valley Women’s Golf from 2000 unt...

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Monday 7 April 2014

Kraft Nabisco Championship: Ko finishes tied 29th in California

New Zealand No.1 Lydia Ko has finished in a share of 29 th place in her first major championship as a professional.   The World No.4, who was trying to become the youngest major champion in history, carded rounds of 73, 70, 73 and 74 at the K...

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Monday 7 April 2014

Les Mills: Toomey credits work in the gym for his success

Waikato amateur Luke Toomey delivered on his long heralded potential recently when he won the New Zealand Stroke Play Championship at the Hastings Golf Club. The New Zealand rep, who is a member of the National Academy and works out hard in the Les Mills...

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