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29 04 2017

2017 South Island U19 & Junior SIIP at Cromwell

The South Island Under-19 Championships were completed today at the Cromwell Golf Club with Waikato’s Jordan Woodall and Canterbury’s Julianna Hung both winning in dominant fashion. Hung carded rounds of 71, 70 and round of 77 in howling winds to still win by three strokes over fellow Cantabr...Read More »

28 04 2017

Belleknowes Win 2017 Teams Championship

The Otago district final of the National Teams Championship was hosted by Alexandra GC on Monday 24th of April. Despite the awkward timing, wedged between the weekend and Anzac Day, a good field of 20 teams from Otago clubs took part in the annual fixture. The format calls for teams of four, pla...Read More »

9 04 2017

Time to Change Golf Otago Admin Structure ?

In the ODT on Saturday 08/04/2017, long serving Golf Reporter, Golf Otago Life Member, Convener of Teams and Junior Administrator (for nearly 50 years), Bill Trewern published an opinion piece. The article, which poses some interesting questions on the future shape of golf administration in Otago...Read More »

3 04 2017

Callum Judkins is Otago Age Group Champion

Callum Judkins (Wakatipu Junior) was the star player at the Otago age-group championships, scoring 69 and 70 on the Balclutha course yesterday.[caption id="attachment_5260" align="alignright" width="267"] Callum Judkins[/caption] The 139 total gave Judkins the Ken Reddington Memorial trophy for the...Read More »

2 04 2017

Northland Win 2017 Women’s Masters

The coveted Russell Grace Cup is Northlands, or at least for the next year, as they have won the 2017 New Zealand Womens Masters in convincing form at the Ngaruawahia Golf Club. The 26th district championship concluded today with Northland’s win a margin of ten shots over Bay of Plenty. It wa...Read More »

27 03 2017

Otago Team to Women’s Masters 2017

The NZ Women's Masters tournament will be played at the Ngaruawahia Golf Club, in the Waikato, from 31st of March to 2nd of April. The format is a team Gross Stableford competition. Teams of 4 women, with the best 3 scores counting in each round of the 72 hole event. Southland have had someth...Read More »

18 03 2017

2017 Intercollegiate to John McGlashan College

The John McGlashan College golf team beat Wakatipu High by one shot in the Otago intercollegiate final played over 18 holes in North Otago yesterday.[caption id="attachment_5227" align="alignright" width="225"] John McGlashan Team 2017[/caption] McGlashan will now go forward to the national school...Read More »

15 03 2017

2017 Central Otago Pennants Underway

The 2017 Central Otago Pennant competition is up and running with all first round matches completed. Results and schedules are published here: C O Pennants 2017 Senior A Results C O Pennants 2017 Senior B Results C O Pennants 2017 Intermediate Results C O Pennants 2017 Junior A Result...Read More »

7 03 2017

Final Qualifiers at Cromwell for 2017 NZ Open

Matthew McLean (Harewood) and Fiji professional Sam Lee booked themselves places in the field for the New Zealand Open by shooting 5-under-par rounds of 67 in qualifying at Cromwell [caption id="attachment_5204" align="alignright" width="300"] Matt McLean[/caption]yesterday. Kevin Koong (Muriwai) ...Read More »

27 02 2017

2017 South Island Stroke Play to Mark Hutson

With rounds of 65, 69, 66 and 66, Mark Hutson (Muriwai) won the South Island men’s championship, which was played over 72 holes in fine conditions on the St Clair golf course during the weekend. He finished five shots ahead of his clubmate Kevin Koong. Tom Parker (Christchurch) took third place a...Read More »