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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Espirito Santo World Amateur Teams Championship: Blog 2 from Japan

The New Zealand team has completed its final preparation at the Espirito Santo World Amateur Teams Championship in Japan. Munchin Keh, Julianne Alvarez and Zoe Brake are feeling right at home at the Karuizawa Golf Club. The tournament begins today with t...

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Tuesday 2 September 2014

NZ Age Group Championship: Quality field lines up in Taupo

A quality field is preparing to contest the New Zealand Under 19 Championship this week in Taupo.  The NZ Age Groups Championship is a national junior title which has been won by many of best players from both sides of the Tasman.   The n...

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Tuesday 2 September 2014

NZ Golf: Case Studies: Series Five 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 ce...

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Monday 1 September 2014

NZ Secondary Schools Final: Massey High claims first title in Taupo

Massey High School has won the New Zealand Secondary Schools golf title for the first time after delivering a spectacular comeback at the Taupo Golf Club.    The team from North Harbour of Tadhg Campbell, Jake Meenhorst, Kevin Koong and Jake ...

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Monday 1 September 2014

NZ Secondary Schools Final - St Peter's hold slim advantage

St. Peter’s School has a slim advantage heading into the final round of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Final at the Taupo Golf Club. For all of the first round results  Click Here The Waikato school handled the bitterly cold and wet conditions the be...

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Friday 29 August 2014

Les Mills - New Zealand Golf: Fitness Tips: Series 2 - Tip 6 Swing Sequence

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 five tips – on core stability, chest and shoulder flexibility, flexibility, High Performance and core ...

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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Youth Olympic Games: Coxon shows his class in China

Waikato golfer Nick Coxon has led the Kiwi mixed team to a strong finish at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. The 18-year-old from the Riverside Golf Club carded the best score of the final round - a six-under par 66 - at the Nanjing Zhongshan ...

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Tuesday 26 August 2014

Youth Olympic Games: Kiwis slip four places in China

Wellington No.1 Julianne Alvarez and Waikato golfer Nick Coxon are in the middle of the pack at the halfway stage of the Mixed Team’s event at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.  Alvarez and Coxon, who opened the tournament with a fou...

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Monday 25 August 2014

New Zealand Secondary Schools: Whangarei Boys look for rare three-peat

Whangarei Boys High School is looking to claim a special piece of history next week. The Northland team is hoping to claim the New Zealand Secondary Schools title for the third time in succession at the Taupo Golf Club. The only other team to complete the three...

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Monday 25 August 2014

Kiwi Pro Watch: Lee qualifies for week two of the Playoffs

Danny Lee will have mixed feelings after qualifying for week two of the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs on the PGA Tour.  The 24-year-old Rotorua professional carded a two-over par 73 in the final round of The Barclays in New Jersey today to finish in a share...

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Monday 25 August 2014

Sir Bob Charles: A tribute to a friend and champion golfer

Sir Bob Charles pays tribute to his late friend Bob Glading who passed away last week at the age of 94.  A TRIBUTE TO A FRIEND AND CHAMPION GOLFER.   I first saw Bob Glading at Balmacewan in l953 when I played my first New Zealand Open, wh...

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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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