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Aorangi Team Named for NZ Women's Masters

17 March 2017

Aorangi Logo RGB small The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi at the New Zealand Women’s Masters being played at the Ngaruawahia Golf Club 31 March – 2 April.    Aorangi Women’s Team Catherine Knight (Ashburton)Ginny Bolderston (Geraldine)Sharon Bradford (Ashburton)Wendy Parr (Ashburton) Congratulations to all those players selected and we wish them all the best for the upcoming representative event.  

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78 Year Old Gay Henderson Cleans Up Pleasant Point Summer Classic

10 March 2017

Gay Henderson   After 50 years of playing golf, winning the Pleasant Point Summer Classic, was Gay Henderson's biggest thrill.Veteran golfer Gay Henderson stole the show at the Pleasant Point Summer Classic   The 78-year-old isn't fussed on any attention but received a standing clubhouse ovation on Sunday, after she and partner Cath Boothroyd were announced as the winners.Henderson has been playing over 50 years and admitted the win was the biggest achievement of her golfing career. Click here to view the full article that featured in the Timaru Herald yesterday.  

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Waitangi Day Tournament

8 February 2017

A field of 94 players competed in the Aorangi Waitangi Day Tournament at Tinwald Golf Club on Sunday in very hot conditions. The Presidents Trophy was won by Carole Brand (Gleniti) with 40 stableford points, the Captains Trophy was won by Bernard Walsh (Methven) with 39 points and Geraldine won the Waitangi Trophy with 215 points. Full Results: Presidents Trophy : Winner- Carole Brand  40 pts. Blue May 39 pts, Wayne Blair 36 pts. Captains Trophy: Winner - Bernard Walsh 39 pts. Fiona Blake R/Up 38 pts by lot from John Shirtcliff, Jenny Senior, Bruce Day and Wayne Vessey. Waitangi Trophy:Winner- Geraldine 215 pts. Mayfield...

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Aorangi Junior Golf Tournament

31 January 2017

AG Junior Tournament 2 LR Last Sunday we held our first Junior Golf Tournament of the year for both Handicap & Non-Handicap golfers at the Pleasant Point Golf Club.  The weather gods overplayed their part by producing very hot conditions for a field of 29 golfers, and the little ones were mostly happy to see the clubhouse at the end of their nine holes of Ambrose to refresh themselves. It was a great turnout to see our aspiring golfers of the future aged from 6 – 15 years take their skills to the course in the teams’ event. Watching these juniors on the course was...

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She Loves Golf Event a Success

12 December 2016

Timaru She Loves Golf Ambassadors What an amazing day at our She Loves Golf event held on 11 December at Sir Basil Arthur Park, Timaru. We had 38 ladies attend the event, mostly first timers, others that had been away from the game for some years and wanting to come back to the game.  Having Kerryn Starr (ALPG Coach) and Pete Tutton (Golf Stop) on-board to assist with coaching was a huge help, and judging by some of the shots at the back end of the event, it would be fair to say the coaching tips worked – my thanks to Kerryn & Pete for giving up...

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Aorangi suffer narrow loss to Southland

7 December 2016

IMG 0621 The third round against Southland on Wednesday was the only game of the day, with the team having their bye in the afternoon.  The Aorangi team went into the match aiming for a second team win to elevate them up the points table.  With only one win by Ginny Bolderston and two halved matches from Jessica Shearer and Jenny Kellahan the team were very close to securing the crucial point but just came up short.  Jessica Shearer, playing her second interprovincial at number three, was solid throughout the match to achieve the half.   The team with play two of the stronger teams...

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Aorangi beat Otago at Women's Interprovincial

6 December 2016

The Aorangi women's team played Otago in the morning.  Two very exciting wins from newbie Kathryn Baker who beat Rachel Lissaman 4/3 and young player Jessica Shearer who beat Annabel Evans 4/3.  Sharon Bradford had a loss to an extremely fine performance by Jo Hicks-Beach from Otago.  With two  wins and two losses and three holes to play Ginny Bolderston playing playing number one scraped a win against Abigael Crawford to get the valuable team points. The weather is brilliant but the humid conditions and softness underfoot makes for tiring conditions for all ages . The afternoon match against Auckland was always...

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Men's Toro - Managers Report Day 3

2 December 2016

It was a fine day weather wise for Day 3 but not the result we were hoping for against Auckland going down 3.5-1.5 Garth was 2 down after 9 before losing 2-1. Dan was 1 down after 9 and lost  2-1 with his opponent shooting 5 under giving him his first loss of the tournament. Nigel was 3 up after 9 and 4 up after 13 before losing 2 holes to birdie and was back to 2 up with 3 to play before finishing his match on 17 to win 2-1 and shooting an excellent 3 under. Regan was 3...

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Men's Toro - Managers Report Day 2

1 December 2016

It was another close battle for the Aorangi Men against North Harbour in the morning and then against Bay of Plenty in the afternoon. In the mornings match against North Harbour, the team played well through 9 holes the scores were: Regan 2 up Nigel 1 down Dan 3 up Jeff 2 down Garth 1 downFinal result North Harbour won 3-2 Was very close with two matches going each way, with the final match being Garth, who lost to a birdie coming up the second last hole.  A great team effort and all positive knowing we made another top...

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Managers Report from Men's Toro - Day One

30 November 2016

Aorangi Golf Bags Today's weather was breezy again but not much rain, the boys are all pretty wind burnt after only three days!  All the morning matches against Hawkes Bay were close with two loses and two 1 up wins.  Garth was 1 down playing the last hole needing to win the hole for a halved overall result he made birdie however so did his opposition! Soooo close! After a short break we took on Waikato all matches started well but Waikato's top two Luke Toomey and Nick Coxon played well to put Garth and Jeff away 5/4 and 6/5 respectively.  Nigel got to...

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