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Day 1 at Men's Toro

6 December 2017

Another magnificent day in beautiful Mangawhai. We arrived here on Saturday and have enjoyed stunning weather since. It looks like being fine and warm all week. The team have been working hard on their games and were ready to get started. First up was Auckland, the result being 2 & half each.Solid wins to Jordan Green & Damian Rodgers and a half to Captain Daniel Perham. I think we stunned the Aucklanders. Next up in afternoon was Wellington, last years champions. Stacked with top players including Daniel Hillier the top NZ amateur, Aorangi lost 3 & half to 1 & half . Captain...

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Day 2 - Women's Toro

6 December 2017

Tuesday and Day 2 at the Women’s Toro was always going to be tough for the Aorangi team. Playing once again some very tough opponents . The morning round saw Aorangi go down 4 and 1 to Wellington. Jessica Shearer had a brilliant win at number 5. In the afternoon against North Harbour, whose number one is the present NZ Amateur champion at 14 years of age!!, the closest match was Lynda Brown who lost 1 down . Generally the girls performed to their ability and played very well but the lack of consistency at crucial times was their main down fall. 4 rounds...

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First Day at Women's Toro

5 December 2017

Aorangi had an almost perfect start to the tournament but went down narrowly to Taranaki 3 and 2. Kathryn Baker had a great start to the tournament with a 6/4 win and Jessica Shearer hung on for a one up win with Sharon Bradford losing on the 18th. The afternoon match against Auckland also had some close games with Ginny Bolderston showing the way at number one by beating NZ representative Rose Zheng 2/1. Jessica Shearer just lost on the 18th. The Aorangi team were all competitive early but Auckland showed the dominance in the second nine.

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Aorangi Golf Association Service Awards

30 November 2017

Peter Rae Life Member Award LR At the Aorangi Golf AGM last night Peter Rae was made a life member of the Aorangi Golf Association. It was in recognition for his many years of service included serving on the original men’s committee, organising all the pennants before there was a match committee, treasurer for many years, board member and match committee member as well as a long time Eagle. Jenny Kellahan received a special award recognising her long service to Representative golf as it is 49 years since her first game until she retired this year.                        ...

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Aorangi Teams Named for NZ Interprovincials

20 November 2017

The Aorangi Golf Association would like to congratulate the following players on their selection for the NZ Golf Interprovincials tournaments.  The Women's NZ Interprovincials will be played at the Sherwood Park Golf Club in Whangarei 4-8 December. Aorangi Womens Team Ginny Bolderston, GeraldineLynda Brown, St AndrewsSharon Bradford, AshburtonKathryn Baker, GlenitiJessica Shearer, Pleasant PointPauline Bell, AshburtonManager: Anne Seed  The Men's NZ Interprovincials will be played at the Mangawahi Golf Club 5-9 December. Aorangi Mens Team Dan Perham, HighfieldJordan Green, AshburtonDamian Rodgers, HighfieldRegan Stills, TinwaldJeff Hewitt, TinwaldJeremy Duckmanton, RakaiaManager: Graeme Keen Good luck to both teams.

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Report 2017 Men's Freyberg Masters

14 November 2017

Aorangi Freyberg Masters Team 2017 The 2017 Men’s Freyberg Masters team arrived in Auckland on Saturday the 4th November. The team drove to Whitford Park Golf course and played a practice round in heavy rain. It was decided getting wet was a small price to pay for getting an extra look at the course. Saturday evening was spent setting up camp at our Air BnB and drying bags, clubs and clothing! On Sunday it was back to the course for the official practice round and the opening ceremony. The course was in immaculate condition and we were all very keen to get the games started. The team...

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Report SIIP Invercargill

14 November 2017

The 2017 South Island Men's Interprovincials were played at the Otatara Golf Club in Invercargill. The team of eight was without Dan Perham and due to the unavailability of Hamish Scarsbrook for the season the selectors struggled to find eight triallists available. Thanks to Hamish Niles, for making himself available, especially as he had just flown in from a weekend at the Melbourne Cup. A fine half to Hamish on the last day against Canterbury made the journey worth it. Thanks to all the players for being available and making the long journey to Invercargill. REPORT - GRAEME KEEN (MANAGER) S.I Inter Provincial- 11th &...

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Announcement - Men's Representative Manager

14 November 2017

GRAHAM KEEN, WAIMATE, APPOINTED MANAGER OF MEN'S REPRESENTATIVE TEAMS 2017 The Aorangi Golf Association Board would like to announce the appointment of  Graham Keen as Manager of the 2017 Men's representative teams. Graham comes with plenty of golf experience and of course as the previous Golf Development Manager for Aorangi, a true understanding of golf in our region. The following is a profile from Graham, to introduce himself to the Association.  Graham Keen - Profile Started playing golf 34 years ago.Lowest handicap 3 at Whitford Park Country Club Auckland. Currently a member of Waimate GC.Single fiqure handicapper for 30 years.Caddied for Australian Golfer Ossie MooreGolf Development...

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Aorangi Golf 9 Hole Tournament

10 November 2017

AG 9 Hole Tournament Winners 2017 LR The Aorangi Golf 9 Hole Tournament was held at St Andrews on Friday November 10, 2017 with the following results: Best Gross: J Tutton (St Andrews) 44Best Nett over 70: D Sandrey (Geraldine) 36 Senior WomenBest Nett: G Smith (Waimate) 35Runner up: J Monk (Methven) 38 Junior WomenBest Nett: G McKiry (Pleasant Point) 31Runner up: I Porter (Waimate) 35 MenBest Nett: M Reed (Temuka) 30Runner up: W Hayman (Temuka) 32 by lot from W Bell (Temuka) Longest Drive Men: J Faulkner (Temuka)Nearest Pin Men: J Faulkner Longest Drive Senior Women: H Ikehata (Methven)Nearest Pin Senior Women: J Monk Longest Drive Junior Women: I Porter (Waimate)Nearest Pin Junior Women:...

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Monday 6 November Report NZ Freyberg Masters

7 November 2017

The Aorangi masters achieved a very successful first day at Whitford Park, Auckland, with  the first round being a very solid half against Waikato. Great wins from Robbie Bell 6/5, John Smitheram 3/2 and a half to Ray Grant. In the afternoon the team met the strong team from Canterbury and came out with a brilliant win 3/2. wins to Smitheram, Grant and Stills. This has set the team up with confidence to go into the next round on Tuesday against Wellington and a bye in the afternoon. Back row, Owen Miller, Balir Franklin, Ray Grant,Front row, Regan Stills, Robbie Bell, John...

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