ROLE OF NEW ZEALAND GOLF

New Zealand Golf is a not-for profit charitable trust established in 1910. It is the governing body for golf in New Zealand responsible for leading, growing and supporting the game.

Golf is the most played sport in New Zealand with over half a million kiwis playing each year at one of the 390 clubs throughout the country.

As a sector, golf employs over 2,000 people and contributes more than a billion dollars to the national economy each year.

As a sport, golf makes a significant contribution to the health and well-being of its participants, increases the social connectivity of communities and improves provides important education and life values outcomes for young people.

New Zealand Golf is focused on inspiring increased participation in golf through a range of initiatives, programmes and support services.

The organisation also provides a wide range of services for the game including overseeing the rules of the game, running of the national handicapping system, managing the New Zealand Golf representative team programme (including the Olympic programme) and the management of over 20 elite golf tournaments.

Click Here to read New Zealand Golf's 2020 to 2025 Strategic Plan.

The services New Zealand Golf provides to the grass roots of the game are summarised in the following publication:
 
 
 
New Zealand Golf Services Guide
 
The New Zealand Golf Services guide has been developed for the golf sector and our partners.
 
It outlines the role New Zealand Golf plays in leading, growing and supporting the game.
 
The guide also outlines what programmes, initiatives and resources are available to our affiliated partners.