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Aorangi Retain Millennium Trophy

11 October 2016

Millennium Trophy 2016 LR The Annual Millennium Trophy match between Aorangi and Canterbury Women was contested at Ashburton on Monday in fine warm conditions with Aorangi again proving superior and retaining the Millennium Trophy with a total stableford score of 648, averaging 34.2 points per player over Canterbury 613 and an average of 30.65 per player. The Aorangi and Canterbury teams are pictured below. Aorangi's top scores were: Teresa Booker – Rakaia 41Phylis Smith – Tinwald 40Jacqui Watson – Tokarahi 37Ann Westgarth – Gleniti 37Marylou Watson – Ashburton 36Jo Callichan – Geraldine 35Maureen Colville – Tinwald 34Carolyn Darby – Temuka 34Lynda Brown – St Andrews 33 Lynda...

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Aorangi Juniors Perform well at NZ Eagles

10 October 2016

The New Zealand Eagles Tournament was played at the Aviation Golf Club 5-6 October.  Two boys and one girl are selected from each province to compete at the national event played over 54 holes. Congratulations to Brent Kirdy (Tinwald GC), Alex Kelliher and Jessica Shearer (both Pleasant Point GC) who were chosen to represent Aorangi at this year’s tournament. Despite being up against some tough competition and the weather elements making it heavy going over the two days, the team did us all proud with some excellent results. Jessica excelled in winning the U17 girls net and stableford competitions and finished in second...

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Aorangi Men's Masters Team Named

10 October 2016

The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi at the New Zealand Freyberg being played at the Chisholm Park Golf Club 31 October – 4 November.  Aorangi Men’s Masters TeamJason Leary (Geraldine)                                                            Regan Stills (Tinwald)Jeremy Goodman (Maungati)                                                    John Smitheran (Tinwald)Robbie Bell (Ashburton)      ...

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North Otago Golf Club 125th Jubilee

4 October 2016

The North Otago Golf Club is holding it's 125th Jubilee in 2017 over Easter weekend from Friday14th to Sunday 16th April 2017. If you would like more information or a pre-registration form forwarded to you please email Kath Rawcliffe at muzzaandkath@xtra.co.nz or the North Otago Golf Club at  northotagogolf@clear.net.nz 

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Men's Representative Triangular and South Island Masters

4 October 2016

Senior MenHeld at the Chisholm Park Golf Club in Dunedin on the weekend of 1-2 October, the Aorangi Men's Seniors played Otago and Southland in matchplay over 2 rounds. Due to the requirement of 10 players Aorangi was fortunate to have some new and enthusiastic players to make up the team. The team (in playing order) and results:Dan Perham, Highfield : 2 winsGarth Simpson, Highfield : 1 win and 1 lossJeff Hewitt, Tinwald : 1 win and 1 halfBrett Strange, Waimate: 2 lossesMarcus Tessier, Pleasant Point : 2 lossesRodney O”Neill, Tinwald : 1 win and 1 lossSean Gately, Geraldine : 1 win...

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Aorangi v Canterbury Representative Fixture

26 September 2016

Aorangi v Canterbury The annual Aorangi versus Canterbury representative fixture was played at the Ashburton Golf Club in cold conditions involving Women, Senior Men, Men's Masters and Junior Men.   In the Women's match Canterbury won 17 games to 3, there were a number of very close matches with the Aorangi Women pushing Canterbury all the way.  Jenny Kellahan and Ginny Bolderston had good wins in the morning with Brownyn Flannery producing a solid performance to win 1 up over Kim Moggach.    The Aorangi Men's team held the lead at lunch time after the reverse singles leading the Canterbury team 4.5-3.5 games.  A solid...

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Aorangi Men's Pennants Finals

26 September 2016

St Andrews Golf Club turned out a well prepared course for the Aorangi Men’s Pennants finals on September 18.  Congratulations to all the teams that made the finals. The course was in great order with greens that were true and fast and in the battle for the Holmes Cup it was the Tinwald team that handled conditions best on the day. The Ashburton based team proved too strong for fellow Mid Canterbury team Rakaia winning 2-0 in the final.     Tinwald players from left, Jeff Hewitt, John Smitheram, Nigel Heney and Regan Stills.           Some other notable performances were the two victories decided on...

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Rakaia Reign in 18 Hole Open Pennant Final

20 September 2016

Open 18 Hole Pennant Winners 2016 LR The  Aorangi Women’s 18 Hole Open Pennant Final between Rakaia and North Otago was played at Temuka on Monday in calm conditions and the course in great order.  Rakaia defeated North Otago 7-2 with the full results as follows (Rakaia names first):  Sandra Quinn lost to Karen Devlin 2 downTeresa Booker beat Kay Tourell 4/3Quinn / Booker beat Devlin / Tourell 3/1Jill Burrowes beat Bronwyn Gilchrist 3/1Sally Smith lost to Gonny Muldrew 2 downBurrowes / Smith beat Gilchrist / Muldrew 1 upSue Martin beat Nicola Newlands 8/7Freda Bieremea beat Sally Marsh 2/1Martin / Bieremea beat Newlands / Marsh 3/1  The successful Rakaia ladies...

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Kids Giving Golf a Go

16 September 2016

SNAG Ashburton Domain A great day was had at the Ashburton Domain with over 100 children aged 6 and 7 learning golf as part of a Have a Go at Sport day which was organised by Mid Sport Canterbury.   "It was a great opportunity for the children to learn some of the fundamental skills of golf using the SNAG Golf equipment" said Malcolm Wood Aorangi Community Golf Manager.  "The kids had so much fun hitting the ball to the velco targets and then using the launchers for a long drive competition.  We are looking forward to getting golf into more schools in Aorangi...

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