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Friday 23 June 2017

Voke Earns All-America Honors

Iowa State senior golfer Nick Voke was named a 2017 Ping All-American, announced today by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Voke wrapped up his brilliant career by recording one of the greatest seasons in school history in 2016-...

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Friday 23 June 2017

Fox & Lee Start Strong on World Stage

  Kiwi Ryan Fox has made a great start in the  £2,000,000   BMW Open on the European Tour in Germany overnight to be in a tie for 18 th . Fox made six birdies, mixed with two bogeys to finish at four-under par, four shots behind leader W...

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Thursday 22 June 2017

Ko Defending Title This Weekend

Lydia Ko is the defending champion at this week’s Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on the LPGA Tour as she looks to find momentum after a short break from the game.   After last week’s top ten finish, Ko will be aiming to improve on that solid st...

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Tuesday 20 June 2017

Asian Tour joins PGA Tour of Australasia to Co-Sanction ISPS Handa NZ Open

The ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open will be jointly sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and Asian Tour in 2018 and 2019, officials announced today. Following a landmark tri-partite agreement, the Asian Tour will now become a full co-sanct...

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Friday 16 June 2017

Lydia Ko Moves Up Leaderboard

Lydia Ko is closing in on the leaders at the Meijer LPGA Classic after an impressive third round of five-under par (64) to be tied for seventh. The world number two quickly bounced back posting a third round five-under par 64 to climb back up the...

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Thursday 15 June 2017

MAJOR CHAMPION BROOKE HENDERSON EXCITED TO PLAY IN NEW ZEALAND

Canadian teenage golf sensation Brooke Henderson is the first international LPGA Tour star to confirm her place in the field for the MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open in Auckland. The current US PGA Women’s Champion will join Kiwi superstar Lydia Ko to c...

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Tuesday 13 June 2017

New Zealand Fall Short at Junior World Cup

Daniel Hillier and the New Zealand team have fallen short of World Cup glory this evening after a challenging final round at the Toyota Junior World Cup of Golf in Japan. After holding a two-shot leading entering the final day, Hillier couldn’t fin...

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Tuesday 13 June 2017

Ko Loses No.1 Ranking

Lydia Ko is no longer the world number one golfer and will return to action at the Meijer LPGA Classic this week as the new world number two behind Thailand’s very consistent Ariya Jutanugarn. Ko’s consistency at the peak of world golf will be hard to match...

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Monday 12 June 2017

Fox Records Another Solid Performance on European Tour

Ryan Fox has completed another good finish in his first year as a fully exempt European Tour player after coming tied 23 rd  at the Lyoness Open in Austria this weekend. With rounds of 71, 70, 71 and 73, Fox finished at three-under par, nine shots behind...

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Thursday 8 June 2017

ROYAL WELLINGTON CONNECTS GOLF’S PAST AND FUTURE

It only took two meetings more than 100 years ago for The Wellington Golf Club to come to life. A committee of four men and four women, steered by Ethel Duncan and David Howden, met on April 30, 1895, with the mission to establish a golf club in New Zeal...

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Tuesday 6 June 2017

Lynnette Brooky to play MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open

New Zealand Golf is delighted to announce that Lynnette Brooky has accepted a special invitation to play in the NZ$1.8 Million MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open. Brooky and 1996 Halberg Sportswoman of the year, Marnie McGuire were offered specia...

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Tuesday 6 June 2017

Lydia Ko Still Number One after Computer Glitch

Lydia Ko remains the best golfer in the world for another week after a computer stuff-up has her just .01 of a point ahead of Ariya Jutanugarn.  The LPGA Tour mentioned last week that projections from the world ranking showed Jutanugarn ...

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Tuesday 6 June 2017

2017 NORTH HARBOUR LYDIA KO AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2017 North Harbour Lydia Ko Age Group Championship was held at Gulf Harbour Country Club this weekend and was the second time the tournament has been run after the inaugural event in 2016. The tournament is supported financially by Lydia Ko with h...

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Friday 2 June 2017

Junior World Cup just around the corner

Eighty-seven of the world’s best junior golfers will descend upon Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan, to represent their countries when the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup 2017 tees off on June 13. The Chukyo Golf Club’s Ishino Course will once again play...

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Monday 29 May 2017

Ko Remains Best in the World

  New Zealand’s Lydia Ko has retained her number one ranking despite not even entering the tournament due to a scheduled three-week break. Shanshan Feng shot a four-under (68) to win the LPGA Volvik Championship by one stroke over Minjee Lee an...

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Monday 29 May 2017

Sam Jones crowned the New Zealand Long Drive Champion

Taranaki 20-year-old Sam Jones has been crowned the New Zealand Long Drive Golf champion after winning a playoff at Clearwater Golf Resort. Jones who is currently studying at the University of West Georgia in the USA under a golfing scholarship won ...

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Sunday 28 May 2017

HENDRY QUALIFIES FOR THE 146th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

Michael Hendry has finished runner-up at the Road to The Open Mizuno Open on the Japan Tour to qualify for his first major, The 146 th Open Championship. To qualify for the Open Championship, which will be hosted by Ro...

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Saturday 27 May 2017

Danny Lee Completes Consecutive Top-10 Finishes

Danny Lee has produced another successful week on the PGA Tour with a sixth place finished at the Dean and DeLuca Invitational this morning. Now ranked 115th in the world, Lee carded an even-par final round to finish seven-under for the tourname...

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Friday 26 May 2017

NATIONAL ACADEMY RE-SELECTED

The 2017/18 National Academy has now been  re-selected  for another 12-month term. The incumbent members who have been re-elected include Ryan Chisnall (Greenacres), Daniel Hillier (Manor Park), Luke Brown (The Pines), Alanna Campbell (Omanu) and...

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Friday 26 May 2017

Hendry & Campbell start well in search for Open Championship ticket

Michael Hendry and Ben Campbell are playing for a ticket to the prestigious Open Championship this weekend are just two and three shots off the lead respectively at the Gate Way to The Open, Mizuno Open on the Japan Tour. Hendry shot a first-roun...

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Friday 26 May 2017

Global luxury car brand to drive MCKAYSON NZ Women’s Open

Luxury Global Japanese car brand INFINITI will help drive the MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Golf Open. INFINITI, the technology leader of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, specialises in luxury vehicles and has been on the cutting edge of technology development since it was esta...

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Thursday 25 May 2017

Where are your pro's playing this weekend?

  Four of our Kiwi players are on the big stage this week with Ryan Fox in the $US 7.0 million BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, Michael Hendry and Ben Campbell in the latest Japan Tour event (which could be a ticket to Royal Birkdale in July) and Danny Lee ...

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Monday 22 May 2017

Ko Clings on to World Number One Ranking

There was plenty of publicity regarding the threat of Ko losing her number one world ranking which she has held for 82 weeks and she has only just clung on with a 72 nd  hole birdie to remain the best golfer on the globe. With So Yeon Ryu fini...

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Monday 22 May 2017

Lee Finds Form

Danny Lee has responded to the pressure to perform and produced a very successful weekend after finishing tied for fifth at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship on the PGA Tour this morning.  Lee shot into contention at his home course with a mov...

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Monday 22 June 2015

NEW ZEALAND GOLF CASE STUDIES

NEW ZEALAND GOLF CASE STUDIES The purpose of the case studies are to share best practice, innovation and knowledge throughout the golf industry allowing clubs to operate more effectively. If your club is looking for solutions to operate more effectiv...

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