NEW ZEALAND FINISH FOURTH AT NOMURA CUP

9/11/2017

New Zealand have completed the Nomura Cup in fourth place this weekend a while Thailand ran away with an impressive 12 shot victory.

After co-leading with Thailand through the first 18 holes, the Kiwis struggled to keep up with the winning side who had three of the top four individual players in their side.

Daniel Hillier was the highest ranked player in tied eighth with Ryan Chisnall in tied nineth.

FULL TEAM & INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD

This particular event was held in Christchurch in 1995 and was won for the first time by New Zealand with a narrow one stroke margin over Australia.

It was also the first time mainland China took part back when Neil Woodbury was Chairman and introduced them into the APGC in 1994. This forced Taiwan Golf Assn. to change their name to the Chinese Taipei Assn. 

Further information on the Nomura Cup

This particular event was held in Christchurch in 1995 and was won for the first time by New Zealand with a narrow one-stroke margin over Australia.

It was also the first time mainland China took part back when Neil Woodbury was Chairman and introduced them into the APGC in 1994. This forced Taiwan Golf Assn. to change their name to the Chinese Taipei Assn. 

The Nomura Cup, is a biennial competition rotated among the Asia-Pacific region. It was first held in the Philippines in 1963.

Conducted by the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation, each team consists of four male players, contesting 18 holes of stroke play for four days. In each round, the lowest three individual scores constitutes the team score for the round.

The four-day (72-hole) total is the team’s score for the championship. The winning team receives the Nomura Cup, which was named after Shun Nomura, the former Vice-President of the Japan Golf Association who donated the Cup.

The Nomura Cup will return to Malaysia in 2017 for the first time after 24 years.

Malaysia have hosted the biennial tournament twice previously in 1977 and 1993 since its inception in 1963. Both times the tournament was held at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC).

 

 

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  • OOM LEADERBOARD

    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Hillier, Daniel 145.33
    2 Hutson, Mark 129.70
    3 McLean, Matthew 104.28
    4 Mountcastle, Kerry 89.34
    5 Chisnall, Ryan 79.35
    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Garvey, Amelia 150.50
    2 Cassidy, Chantelle 147.85
    3 Hung, Juliana 126.72
    4 Zheng, Rose 117.00
    5 Campbell, Alanna 101.00