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Geraldine Dominant in Weekend Pennant Final

23 August 2016

The final of the Aorangi Women’s Weekend Pennant was played at Temuka Golf Club on Sunday 21 August with Geraldine defeating Pleasant Point 5 - 1 with the following results: D Kenny (Geraldine) halved with R Best.J Lawson (Geraldine) beat S Bennett 4/3.Kenny and Lawson halved with Best and Bennett.S Bensemann (Geraldine) beat B McEwen 6/5.M Blackmore (Geraldine) beat S Kake 3/2.Bensemann and Blackmore beat McEwen and Kake 3/2 The winning Geraldine team from left, Shona Bensemann, Marie Blackmore, Denise Kenny and Jenny Lawson

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Four perfect shots in four months at Maungati Golf Club

19 August 2016

Maungati H1s Courtesy of the Timaru Herald There must be something magical in the drinks at the Maungati Golf Club. It has been raining holes-in-one over the last few months. Four different golfers have claimed an ace since March. Marty Raharuhi started off the good fortune with his hole-in-one before Bill Flett, Paul Howard and Jimmy Hardgrave followed suit. Raharuhi scored his hole-in-one on the par 3, 13th hole, with a 94-metre shot to the pin. "I grabbed out my pitching wedge and gave it a good whack and it was pretty much the perfect golf shot. "I didn't see it go in and it was the...

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2016 Women's Home Links and National Teams Championship Results

4 August 2016

Results of the Women’s club based competitions, which include the 18 and 9-Hole Home Links and National Teams Championship have been finalised and copies of the full results can be accessed below.  The competitions continue to be well supported with around 10,000 women participating nationally this year. We are again fortunate to have the continued support of our sponsor Srixon and national and district winners, who met the eligibility criteria for a sponsor’s prize, all of whom did this year, can expect to receive Srixon prizes later in the year. Click here for National Teams Results Click here for National Home Links Results Click here...

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Malcolm Wood ready to support Golf Clubs

11 July 2016

Malcolm Wood cropped Aorangi's new Community Golf Manager Malcolm Wood will hit the ground running in the Aorangi Region this week, after just moving back from Australia and completing a week of training in Christchurch. Malcolm has a residence in Pleasant Point and will be based out of an office in the Southern Trust Events Centre in Morgans Road. Malcolm's role is to support club capability and golf development in the region. Initially his focus will be around Golf in Schools, junior golf, and getting out to visit clubs. We wish him all the best. He can be contacted on malcolm@aorangigolf.org.nz or phone 021 490...

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Pleasant Point Low Cup Challenge Winners

17 June 2016

Lowe Cup Winners 16 Jun Pleasant Point LR Mayfield Golf Club hosted what was  a very enjoyable day for the R J Low Cup challenge between Pleasant Point and North Otago yesterday in fine cool conditions with the Pleasant Point team from left, Rosa Westgarth, Heather McKerchar, Diane Sutherland, Heather Mills, Julie Allan and Ali Barrett winning a very closely contested match 4-2 with three games going the full distance to the 18th hole. Frances Mulvey (R J Low Cup Convenor) is presenting the trophy to the victorious Pleasant Point team who will now start their challenges.   

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Rakaia Vets Pennants Champions

30 May 2016

Vets Pennant Final Winners 2016 Rakaia LR The Vets Pennants Final was played at Geraldine between Rakaia and Timaru on Friday 27 May. Good winter conditions faced the players on a fine sunny morning at Geraldine. The Rakaia players from left, Wendy Watson, Janet Kingsbury, Jean Evans and Marion Wederell started their matches well and were too strong for Timaru's  Rosemary Allan, Pat Barrie, Margaret Jones and Kath McCreanor who were always playing catch up and won the final 6 - 0.     Results were:  Marion Wederell (Rakaia) beat Margaret Jones 2upWendy Watson (Rakaia) beat Rosemary Allan 2/1Wederell & Watson beat Jones & Allan 2/1Jean Evans (Rakaia)beat Pat Barrie 6/5Janet Kingsbury (Rakaia) beat...

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Waimate Ladies Take Home Stylemaster Tray

27 May 2016

Stylemaster Tray Winners 2016 Waimate LR The Stylemaster Tournament was played in showery conditions at Waimate on Thursday 26th May with 15 Teams participating. The Stylemaster Tray was taken out by the host Waimate team of, from left Sue Brandreth, Helen Lowe, Raeline Ottley and Faye Martin with a score of 155.5. Second on 157.5 was the Rakaia team of Sandra Quinn, Jill Burrowes, Teresa Booker and Sally Smith closely followed in third place by Gleniti's Heather Taylor, Yvonne Cook, Debbie Lovett and Glenda Frew on 158.     The Methven Jug for the best individual pair not in the winning team was won by the Gleniti pairing of from...

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Richard Hudson employed as Mainland Club Capability Manager

25 May 2016

Photo Richard Hudson Richard Hudson will leave his Golf Operations role at Russley Golf Club to take up the NZ Golf position of Mainland Club Capability Manager starting 27 June. His appointment is part of New Zealand Golf’s ongoing focus to grow participation and support clubs at the grass roots level. Sticking close to his roots, his new role will still be based in the Garden City which gives him a head start with all his current relationships in the Mainland area as he will work closely with other staff members and club managers in the region. Richard will bring a distinct skill set to...

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Malcolm Wood employed as Aorangi Community Golf Manager

25 May 2016

Malcolm Wood cropped It is with great pleasure we announce that Malcolm Wood has been employed as the Community Golf Manager (CGM) for Aorangi. Malcolm brings to the position a substantial management and sporting background.  His career has been in business development and management in the freight and transport industry.  He enjoys all sports and has been a NZ Hockey Rep, NZ Hockey Umpire and is a keen golfer. Malcolm was raised in Christchurch, but has been residing on the Gold Coast for the last 10 years.  However he has had an association with the South Canterbury area for the last 30 years, and has...

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Success Again For Mayfield in R J Low Challenge Cup

23 May 2016

Mayfield won their fifth challenge against Rakaia 4.5 - 1.5 which allows them to have the R J Low Challenge Cup engraved with their name. This is the second time they have won it.  A number of their members competed in the 5 challenges , Glenys Carr, Judy Webb, Jan Clucas, Lal Mulligan, Jillian Lake, Helen Rapsey, Alison Vessey, Adrienne Hopping and Trish Corbett. Other results were wins against Ashburton 4-2,  St Andrews 5.5 - 1.5, Geraldine by default and Timaru 4-2. Tokarahi were the previous winners and now Pleasant Point and Waitoa Park are the next two clubs who have the opportunity...

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