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19 May 2016

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Grande Vue Women's National Club Teams' District Champions

13 May 2016

The Women's National Club Teams' District Final was played at Temuka yesterday with 20 teams competing from Aorangi in fine conditions with the course in immaculate order.   The Grande Vue team of from left, Val Patrick, Sharyn McShane, Jane Patrick and Felicity Lambie took out District Champion honours with a excellent team score of 125. Final results are as follows:        1st Grande Vue – 125 2nd Pleasant Point – 129  Diane Sutherland, Rose Allison, Bev Green and Cath Boothroyd.3rd North Otago – 131  Julia Knight, Sally Marsh, Jill Wallace and Kath Rawcliffe.On countback from Mayfield  Judy Webb, Helen Rapsey, Lal Mulligan and Sue Graham.Nearest the Pin –...

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Mainland Partnership featured in NZ Golf Magazine

12 May 2016

The blossoming Mainland Golf Partnership between Canterbury, Aorangi and Tasman District Associations is featured in the latest edition of the NZ Golf Magazine. Written by broadcaster extraordinaire Peter Williams, the article outlines how the Districts are working together to better provide golf services in the Mainland region. Click above to read it, or purchase your copy of the magazine via the NZ Golf website. 

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Nominations made for South Canterbury Sports Awards

6 May 2016

The South Canterbury Sports Awards are being held at the Southern Trust Events Centre on 20 May, and Aorangi Golf have made three nominations on behalf of golf in the region. Sportsperson of the Year  - Catherine Bell Sports Team of the Year - Aorangi Women's Masters Team Young Sportsperson of the Year - Jessica Shearer Ashburton Golf Club member Catherine Bell was nominated for her superb effort in assisting Canterbury to win the 2015 Women's Toro Interprovincial, and being named Player of the Tournament. The Women's Masters Team put up a superb performance at the recent NZ Women's Masters held at Methven, winning the...

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Aorangi 9 Hole Tournament

26 April 2016

9 Hole 2016 Best Gross Winner The Aorangi 9 Hole Tournament was played at Methven Golf Club Friday in excellent conditions. Hiromi Ikehata (Methven) won the best gross over the field with a 49 and is pictured receiving the trophy from Shona Bensemann, Aorangi Golf Match Committee. Other results, from left Barbara Inglis (Mayfield) 70 and over best net 34, Judy Moore (Rakaia) Senior best net 35, Tracey Houston (Ellesmere) Junior best net 35, Mike Reilly (Temuka) Men's best net 33. Front row, Tania Wilson (Women's Club Captain) Annette Maw (9 hole convenor)      

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Aorangi Men's U19 Team Named

22 April 2016

The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi to play in the South Island Age Group Interprovincial at the Tinwald Golf Club 27-29 April. Aorangi U19 Team Michael Anderson (Fairlie)Hamish Scarsbrook (Temuka)Brent Kirdy (Tinwald)Alex Kelliher (Pleasant Point)Daniel Kelliher (Pleasant Point) Congratulations to all those players selected and we wish them all the best for their upcoming Interprovincial Tournament.  

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Partnership with Canterbury Golf Proving Successful

19 April 2016

Aorangi Golf have begun a new chapter in the way it provides golf services to its 27 affiliate clubs and 4000 members in Mid and South Canterbury.  In late 2015, in an effort to improve the quality, efficiency and cost of the services it provides, the Aorangi Golf Board made the bold move to outsource its administration services to neighbouring district Canterbury Golf.  Four months later the Board agree that the move has been a resounding success.  All District communications and correspondence are being provided via the Canterbury Golf office in Christchurch, who have three full-time staff available to support Aorangi Golf.  Clubs...

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Applications Sought for Aorangi Community Golf Manager

11 April 2016

We are seeking a sport capability and development professional with excellent facilitation and communication skills for a Timaru based role that covers the Aorangi Golf district of Mid and South Canterbury. The Community Golf Manager will be responsible for providing club capability services and golf development initiatives to the Aorangi Golf region. The attached job description outlines the role and required skills in more detail. The role will work out of an office based at Sport South Canterbury in Timaru. This environment will provide appropriate support services from like-minded people working in the sports sector. Although working independently, the role will have close relationships with other development roles involved...

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Tinwald Robbie's Bar & Bistro '3500'

6 April 2016

Tinwald 3500 Womens Winners Tinwald Golf Club held their annual sponsored Tinwald Golf Club  Robbie’s Bar & Bistro “3500 “  2 Day event on the weekend with overall winners in the Men's section Andrew Teuru & Maeva Timote on 195 and Ladies Pat Bell (Club Life Member) & Christina Kinita on 205. A great field of 168 players competed this year & approximately 55 Sponsors which support the event to make it the super event it always is.

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Aorangi Women win Bronze medal at NZ Masters

4 April 2016

Catherine Knight 2016 Womens Masters The Aorangi Women's Masters team enjoyed a podium finish holding their nerves to secure the bronze medal at the NZ Women's Masters tournament played at the Methven Golf Club.  The team of Ginny Bolderston, Catherine Knight, Jenny Kellahan and Angela Mowbray put together a steady performance to finish with one of their best performances at the event, a great improvement after their 13th placing in 2015.   Their solid start in their 2016 campaign was bolstered by a ’37-pointer’ by Ginny Bolderston in round 1, and with steady play in all four rounds, they were always a potential medal winner.  With a massive...

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