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Monday 10 August 2020

Lydia close to old form

The signs are good for Lydia Ko despite falling agonisingly short of capturing her first LPGA Tour event in over two years at the Marathon LPGA Classic on the LPGA Tour. Ko has finished in a share of second place after leading for much of the day over g...

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Sunday 9 August 2020

Lydia leads ahead of Marathon LPGA Classic final round

Lydia Ko holds a four-shot lead going into the final round of the Marathon LPGA Classic as she looks to win her first title in over two years on the LPGA Tour. Ko has amassed an impressive three round total of 16-under par following rounds of 64, 65, ...

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Saturday 8 August 2020

Kiwi duo lead heading into the weekend's golf

Kiwi golfing sensation Lydia Ko isn’t the only New Zealand golfer in the lead going into the weekend’s golf overseas, Steve Alker has joined her too. Lydia Ko will enjoy being on top of the leaderboard at the Marathon LPGA Classic on the LPGA Tour. She’s f...

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Friday 7 August 2020

New Zealand Golf partner with Laithwaites Wine

New Zealand Golf are proud to have teed up a partnership with Laithwaite’s Wine. Golfers now have the option of walking off the 18 th and looking forward to enjoying a glass of their favourite drop in the convenience of their home, following a day out o...

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Thursday 6 August 2020

Kobori motivated after Autex Muriwai Open

The return of the Jennian Homes Charles Tour drew many talking points throughout the week of the Autex Muriwai Open. The Jennian Homes Charles Tour returned to the New Zealand Golf calendar for the first time since Covid-19 sent us into lockdown...

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Wednesday 5 August 2020

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

2020 Freyberg Masters Draw Article text from here.

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Monday 3 August 2020

Daniel Hillier wins Male Amateur of the Year

Daniel Hillier has won the Male Amateur of the Year award at the 2019 National Golf Awards despite only being eligible for the award for half of the year. Hillier transitioned to the professional ranks in September last year after winning the first stage o...

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Monday 3 August 2020

Voke secures best finish on the Korn Ferry Tour

Nick Voke has finished in a share of second place at the Pinnacle Bank Championship presented by Aetna on the Korn Ferry Tour. Voke made a late back nine charge on Sunday to fall one shot short of winning his maiden Korn Ferry Tour title but was still...

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Sunday 2 August 2020

Hydes comes from behind to win Autex Muriwai Open

James Hydes has etched his name in the history books, becoming the seventh amateur to win on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour at the Autex Muriwai Open. Starting the day three-shots back of the overnight leaders Ryan Chisnall and Jordan Loof,Hyd...

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Saturday 1 August 2020

Two tied at the top at the Autex Muriwai Open

After a typical blustery day at Muriwai Golf Club, Ryan Chisnall and Jordan Loof share the lead going into the final day at the Autex Muriwai Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour. The pair lead by three at nine-under par after moving day, which saw pl...

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Friday 31 July 2020

Chisnall calls on experience to lead Autex Muriwai Open

Although it’s the first golf tournament he has played in a long while, Ryan Chisnall knows all to well what it’s like being in the mix at a Jennian Homes Charles Tour event. Chisnall has fired a stellar round of five-under in blustery conditions at the Autex Mu...

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Thursday 30 July 2020

No rust for Jones as he leads the Autex Muriwai Open

Cameron Jones has taken a one-shot lead after the opening day at the Autex Muriwai Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour. Rust did not play a factor in Jones’s game on a blustery afternoon at Muriwai Golf Club, firing a five-under 67 to take the...

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Thursday 30 July 2020

On The Tee - Sir Bob Charles has ideas to improve the game

Sir Bob Charles, unquestionably New Zealand’s greatest golfer, now 84 years old and still playing when the temperature rises above 15C, joins our hosts from his home in at the Clearwater Resort in Christchurch to reflect on his marathon 1963 Open C...

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Wednesday 29 July 2020

A world first for the Autex Muriwai Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour

For the first time worldwide since Covid-19, spectators will be able to watch golf in the flesh at the Autex Muriwai Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour which tees off tomorrow. The tour is set to resume first thing tomorrow morning after a ...

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Monday 27 July 2020

Fox impresses in European Tour return

New Zealand’s big-hitting Ryan Fox has picked up right where he left off in his return to the European Tour, finishing in a tie for eighth at the Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood. Fox returned to the European Tour for the first time si...

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Friday 24 July 2020

Golf in NZ thriving despite Covid-19 pandemic

Golf in New Zealand continues to thrive despite the recent Covid-19 pandemic, with statistics showing an increase in membership throughout the country from this time last year. New Zealand Golf has seen a 4.1% increase in membership in golf clubs ...

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Tuesday 21 July 2020

On The Tee - The Covid-19 surprise for New Zealand Golf

Jason Gulasekharam, the Media and Communications Manager for NZ Golf, and a talented amateur player himself, reports a very surprising statistic reflecting participation in golf since the end of the Lockdown.  As well, Jason outlines the plans for the...

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Monday 20 July 2020

Matt Smith wins Leader of the Year

It came as a surprise when Mat Smith received the phone call informing him he’d won the Leader of the Year award at the National Golf Awards, but it shouldn’t have. Smith wasn’t even aware he’d been nominated for the award that celebrates t...

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Monday 13 July 2020

Busy Jennian Homes Charles Tour season for back end of year

New Zealand Golf’s national tournament scene will hit the ground running in spring as three more Jennian Homes Charles Tour events have been confirmed over a three-week stretch in October. The DVS Pegasus Open returns for a second time and will ...

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Friday 10 July 2020

Autex Muriwai Open Player Information

Autex Muriwai Open Player Information pasting Event 2020 Autex Muriwai Open   Date 30 July – 2 August NZ Golf Tournament Director ...

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Thursday 9 July 2020

New Zealand 9 Hole Masters Player Information

Make Time – Play Nine! The 2020 New Zealand 9-Hole Masters Tournament is open to all affiliated golfers, men and women, ages 40+ both 9 hole or 18 hole members. This is in line with the NZ Golf and DotGolf’s modification, to allow players to have one ha...

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Thursday 9 July 2020

Roxburgh Golf Club celebrates milestone event

Just a short drive from Queenstown and Dunedin lies one of New Zealand’s ‘hidden gems’, Roxburgh Golf Club. The club are celebrating a milestone achievement in 2020 with their 99 th annual golf tournament on the 14 th and 15 th of August, whic...

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Monday 6 July 2020

Choi and Lee capture New Zealand Women's Foursomes

Eunseo Choi and Danika Lee have won the 2020 New Zealand Women’s Foursomes held at Matamata Golf Club over the weekend. Eunseo Choi and Danika Lee have won the 2020 New Zealand Women’s Foursomes held at Matamata Golf Club over the w...

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Thursday 2 July 2020

Sir Bob Charles becomes patron of Clearwater Golf Club

Sir Bob Charles has been named the first patron of the Clearwater Golf Club. Sir Bob and Lady Verity have been an integral part of the club since the 1990s when Bob first became involved with Clearwater working with the golf course’s designer, John Darb...

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Friday 26 June 2020

On the Tee - What next for Mark Brown?

What next for Mark Brown? Mark Brown, one of New Zealand’s most accomplished professionals, has retired from touring. Brown, who won just about every NZ amateur title there is before turning pro, reached a world rank of 57 winning on bot...

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