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2018 Representative Season

19 March 2018

The Aorangi Men's and Women's Selectors are looking to hear from all players interested in representing our region this year. The 2018 year sees the Men's and Women's Toro being held in Christchurch and the Men's South Island Interprovincials at Methven.  Also required are managers for the two Toro teams and caddies for the Interprovincials. Please if you are at all interested in being part of the trial process please email ginnyrichards@icloud.com or email our convenor of selectors gordyk@xtra.co.nz 

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Aorangi Women's Masters Team Announced

14 March 2018

The team to represent Aorangi in the NZ Golf Women's Masters at the Inglewood Golf Club in Taranaki has been named. With 7 of our best over 40 year old players competing for the 4 spots, selector Anne Seed had a difficult job deciding on the team. The team is: Catherine Knight, AshburtonGinny Bolderston, GeraldineSharon Bradford, AshburtonPauline Bell, Ashburton. Thank you to all those trialling. Lets hope the team will perform as well, and if not better than 2017 when they came a close 4th.Another year in the medals would be an exciting prospect for Aorangi Women's Golf.

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Aorangi Strokeplay

12 March 2018

Aorangi Strokeplay Champions 2018 LR The Aorangi Strokeplay was held at the Methven Golf Club on Sunday in fine weather and the course in great condition. Hiroki Miya (Russley) continued his great recent form winning the Men's Open section with Juliana Hung (Russley) winning the Women's Open section.                        Results are as follows: MenAorangi Strokeplay Champion: Hiroki Miya (Russley) 142Senior Gross: Reid Hilton (Russley) 147Senior Net: Jake Roberts (Russley) 149 Div 2 Gross: Logan Middlemass (Methven) 156Div 2 Net: Jeremey Duckmanton (Rakaia) 148 Masters Gross: Michael Bailey (Clearwater) 149Masters Net: Lin Wang (Coringa) 142 WomenAorangi Strokeplay Champion: Juliana Hung (Russley) 139Senior Gross: Hillary O’Connor (Pegasus) 143 Masters Gross: Catherine Knight (Ashburton) 152 Net over...

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Aorangi Golf Waitangi Day Tournament

7 February 2018

The Aorangi Golf Waitangi Day Tournament was played at Geraldine yesterday and the results are as follows: Geraldine 214, Rakaia 212, St Andrews 209 The winning Geraldine team from left are Steve Crook, Howard Chellew, Sue Dwyer, Rod Holling, Denise Kenny and Ros Hobbs. Presidents Cup: Graham Cadigan (St Andrews) by lot from Rod Holling Captains Cup: David Irvine (Timaru) Committee Cup: Chris Calder (Pl Pt) by lot from Ross Breach (Methven) Nearest pins: Women #9 Susan Brown (Timaru) #17 Sandra Quinn (Board) Men #6 Ross Breach (Methven) #12 Phil Mackay (Fairlie) Twos: Mark Hutchins, Charles Scarsbrook, Michael Kemp, Sue Dwyer, Susan Brown, Phil Mackay, Graham Cadigan, Mike...

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Caddies Wanted for the NZ Open In Queenstown

8 January 2018

Over 120 caddies will be required for the 2018 ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open being held in Queenstown from the 1st - 4th of March, 2018 at Millbrook and The Hills Golf Clubs.  At the 2017 event, we had several caddies needed on the Sunday either caddying for Professionals or assisting some of the amateur players with one of our young caddies on the bag of the runner up, Brad Kennedy.  In 2015, one of our volunteer caddies, Jaimes Wood from the Royal Wellington Golf Club, had the experience of carrying the bag for the eventual winner, Jason Zunic. Jaimes described it as an...

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Alex's Ace at Canterbury Age Group Champs

19 December 2017

Alex Kelliher Hole in 1 LR3 13 year old Alex Kelliher a 7 handicapper from Pleasant Point achieved what most golfers dream of yesterday. He was competing in the Canterbury Age Group Championships at Clearwater when he holed out for a hole in one at the difficult 149 metre, par 3 fourth hole using a 5 iron. With rounds of 84 and 85 off the blue championship tees at Clearwater it was a memorable day all round for Alex.

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Men's Toro - Day 4

11 December 2017

Our last day of round robin matches. A bye this morning then we played a strong host team Northland. It wasn't looking good after 9 but the boys dug in and put the pressure on. Jordan Green came from 4 down at 9 to win 1 up. An  awesome chip in by the birthday boy. Regan was 2 down at 9 and halved his match. Captain Dan won 2/1. The match was halved 2.5 each. Effectively we knocked  Northland out of the semis. An awesome result this week by a great bunch of guys. 3 wins 13.5 games. Where we are...

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Men's Toro - Finals Day

11 December 2017

Mens Toro Photo with Trophy LR Greetings again from Mangawhai. Today was finals day. It was another fine sunny day with a North Easterly wind. The semi finals were:  Auckland v Hawkes BayNorth Harbour v Waikato  Auckland and North Harbour were winners creating a battle of the Harbour Bridge.  It was a very even final but in the end North Harbour came away with the win. Our team that was 15th last year ended up in 9th position which was very credible indeed. A great result for Aorangi Golf. Well done boys, it was a pleasure managing you all. The attached photo is with the team holding the Toro chipping trophy that...

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Men's Toro - Day 3

8 December 2017

Hi again from beautiful Mangawhai. Only one round today for all teams as the afternoon is for some R & R. Badly needed after days of 36 holes in late 20's early 30's temperatures. Aorangi played Tasman and we beat them 3 & half to 1 & half. Wins to Jordan Green, Regan Stills and Jeff Hewitt and a half to captain Daniel Perham. It was a tight match but the guys stuck to it and logged up another win. After a bye tommorrow morning we play our last round robin game against the home team Northland. A win here against...

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Women's Toro - Day 3

7 December 2017

The final day of pool play proved to be as tough as expected . Playing Northland and Manawatu Wanganui our team struggled with the level of consistency and experience needed. The course had a number of extremely demanding holes. The number 14 par 3 proved the nemesis for many players with a par a victory over the hole. But our Jessica  Shearer had birdied the hole 3 times over of the the 6 rounds. This achievement reflected Jessica’s awesome golfing ability. She went to the 18th both rounds today achieving a win and a half. At number 4, Kathryn Baker had a great half...

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