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Thursday 24 April 2014

NZ Amateur Championship Draw and Match Play tree

The New Zealand Amateur Championship will be contested from tomorrow at the Nelson Golf Club. Click Here for the NZ Amateur Round 1 Draw   Click Here for the NZ Men's Amateur Match Play Tree     Click Here for the NZ Women's Amateur Match ...

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Thursday 24 April 2014

NZ Women's Amateur: Alvarez shows her class

Wellington No.1 Julianne Alvarez has a special affinity with the New Zealand Amateur Championship.     Click Here for NZ Amateur Round 1 Draw    The 17-year-old from the Manor Park Golf Club carded a three-under par 69 at the Nelson Golf Club...

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Thursday 24 April 2014

New Zealand Amateur Championship: Riordan makes a statement at Nelson

Tasman golfer Blair Riordan has easily finished as the top qualifier at the New Zealand Amateur Championship but he knows that will count for little when the match play begins tomorrow.     Click Here for NZ Amateur Round 1 Draw   The 23-year...

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Wednesday 23 April 2014

NZ Amateur Championship: Wenyung fires up early in Nelson

Auckland rep Wenyung Keh feels like she has a point to prove this week at the Nelson Golf Club.   The 17-year-old from the Pakuranga Country Club in Auckland, who recently made her debut for NZ at the Queen Sirikit Cup, hasn’t played to the stand...

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Wednesday 23 April 2014

New Zealand Amateur Championship: Riordan wows the locals at Nelson

It is one thing to be talked about as the home favourite. It is another thing all together to deliver on that expectation.   Tasman No.1 Blair Riordan continued his current hot form today at the New Zealand Amateur Championship when he carded a su...

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Tuesday 22 April 2014

NZ Amateur Championship: Alvarez ready to defend in Nelson

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez will look to back up her emotional  NZ Amateur win at Manawatu this week in Nelson. The New Zealand rep’s eyes filled with tears of joy when she claimed the biggest win of her career when she defeated Waikato g...

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Tuesday 22 April 2014

NZ Amateur Championship: Neho returns as defending champ

Northland amateur Kadin Neho has been working hard on his game in preparation for his title defence of the New Zealand Amateur Championship this week at the Nelson Golf Club.   The 18-year-old from the Whangarei Golf Club made history last year a...

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Sunday 20 April 2014

North Island Stroke Play: Keh defends her amateur title

Another amateur title and Munchin Keh is the last woman standing at the end of the week again.   The 21-year-old from the Titirangi Golf Club was disappointed to lose the Charles Tour title to Caroline Bon but was pleased to defend her North I...

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Sunday 20 April 2014

North Island Stroke Play: Riordan claims maiden national title

Tasman golfer Blair Riordan has finally claimed a national title. Images are placed here. DO NOT REMOVE. The 23-year-old from the Takaka Golf Club, with his older brother Sean caddying for him, carded a four-under par 66 today to claim the North I...

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Sunday 20 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Services Akarana Open: Bon saves best for last

Northland professional Caroline Bon came into this week wanting to test out some swing changes under pressure. After 54 holes she goes back home up north as the champion with that goal accomplished.   The 26-year-old carded a three-unde...

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Sunday 20 April 2014

Charles Tour: Recreational Services Akarana Open: Geary holds on in Auckland

After looking like he was on a cruise course for victory, Mt Maunganui professional Josh Geary has held on to win the Recreational Services Akarana Open by two shots today on the Charles Tour in Auckland.   The 29-year-old, who began the da...

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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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