TOURNAMENT NEWS

New Zealand Amateur Championship   24 Apr - 28 Apr 2013

Highs and Lows of the New Zealand Amateur Championship - Wednesday, 1 May 2013

The New Zealand Amateur Championship celebrated its 120 th anniversary in style last week at the Manawatu Golf Club. New Zealand Golf Media and PR Manager Peter Thornton was at Hokowhitu to experience all of the drama from our signature amateur event...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur Final: Neho fights back at Manawatu - Sunday, 28 April 2013

  There will be history made if either Kadin Neho or Ryan Chisnall wins the New Zealand Amateur Championship.   Neho, from the Whangarei Golf Club, holds a 2up advantage at the halfway stage. The 17-year-old is looking to become the first...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur Final: Alvarez in control at halfway stage - Sunday, 28 April 2013

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez has dominated the opening 18 holes of the New Zealand Amateur Championship Final at the Manawatu Golf Club while Northland golfer Kadin Neho has delivered a spirited fight back to lead in the Men’s Championship.   Alvarez is...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur Final: Neho makes history at Manawatu - Sunday, 28 April 2013

Kadin Neho made history today at the New Zealand Amateur Championship by becoming the first Northland player to win the title in the 120 years of history in the event.   The 17-year-old from the Whangarei Golf Club, who admitted he was shocked...     READ MORE

New Zealand Amateur Men's and Women's Final Live Scoring - Sunday, 28 April 2013

The New Zealand Men's and Women's Amateur Finals have begun at the Manawatu Golf Club. The players are met again by overcast and fine conditions ahead of the championship match. For all scoring updates of the finals see below:      Click Here for ...     READ MORE

New Zealand Men's Amateur: Chisnall to take on Neho at Manawatu - Saturday, 27 April 2013

On a day of upsets at the New Zealand Men’s Amateur Championship the last men standing were struggling to get their heads around making the final at the Manawatu Golf Club.   Tasman’s Ryan Chisnall defeated Auckland’s Tae Koh by a margin of 2...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur: Playoff decides final 32 players - Friday, 26 April 2013

It has taken an extra morning of play after rain delays but the 32 players for the men’s and women’s fields have been found for the New Zealand Amateur Championship at the Manawatu Golf Club.   The qualifying mark for the men was a five-over-...     READ MORE

New Zealand Amateur: Top seeds fall at Manawatu - Friday, 26 April 2013

It was a dramatic opening day of the New Zealand Amateur Championship with both the men’s and women’s top seeds falling in the windy conditions of this afternoon.   Waikato rep Luke Toomey, who claimed the top seed in the men’s draw in sensat...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur Qualifying: Toomey makes a statement at Manawatu - Thursday, 25 April 2013

Waikato rep Luke Toomey’s goal for 2013 is to get the attention of the national selectors.   He certainly did that today at the Manawatu Golf Club as he fired an unbelievable 11 under par 61 in the wet and windy conditions to finish as the medallist in ...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur Qualifying: Smith claims lead in the wind at Manawatu - Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Little-known Bay of Plenty golfer Bailey Smith set the tone in round one of qualifying for the New Zealand Amateur Championship at the Manawatu Golf Club today.   The 16-year-old from Mount Maunganui Golf Club carded a three under par 69 in a h...     READ MORE

New Zealand Amateur: McCall wants to defend in Manawatu - Monday, 22 April 2013

It is a title that New Zealand No.1 Vaughan McCall doesn’t want to give up without a fight. The 21-year-old from the Gore Golf Club completed a rare double when he won the New Zealand Amateur Championship last year at the Mount Maunganui Golf Clu...     READ MORE

NZ Amateur: Important notice re rain delay - Thursday, 25 April 2013

It has been a challenging day for the NZ Golf staff to try and get round two of the New Zealand Amateur Championship completed. An hour rain delay has made that impossible. Please see below for round two information: With the likelihood of Round Two wh...     READ MORE