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Aorangi Golf Life Member Lesley Dobbs Passes Away

24 August 2017

lesley dobbs Life member Lesley Dobbs passed away peacefully at Strathallan Lifecare, Timaru on 19 August 2017 after a long illness aged 75. A service for Lesley Dobbs will be held at the Aoraki Funeral Homes, 160 Mountainview Rd, Timaru on Thursday 31 August at 2pm. Golfers will form a guard of honour at end of service. Lesley Dobbs was awarded Life Membership of Aorangi Golf in 2015 following her many years of service.  Lesley began her golf in 1969 at Maungati Golf Club and joined their committee the year after.  As a golfer she was a fierce competitor in pennants playing for both...

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Memorable Sporting Weekend for Marcus Tessier

18 August 2017

Marcus Tessier Hole in One Great article in the Timaru Herald today written by Brayden Lindsay. Marcus Tessier was representing South Caterbury in a golf match against Mid Canterbury when he hit a hole-in-one on the 16th hole at Highfield Golf Course.  Marcus Tessier notched another hole-in-one at Highfield Golf Club - a day after his 29th birthday - to cap an unforgettable weekend for the South Canterbury sports enthusiast.  "It was hectic really. My son had his first birthday on the Monday, so it was a full on three days," Tessier said of his sporting feats on August 12-13.  "I also played two games of basketball...

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Patricia Hollows Wins Aoteroa Cup

17 August 2017

The Women’s National club-based Home Links and National Teams Championship results have been finalised for 2017. Congratulations to Patricia Hollows (North Otago) who is this year’s national winner of the Aotearoa Cup with a score of 11 under the NZCR. Srixon have again very generously provided sponsorship for this national competition and district winners will receive prizes from NZ Golf and Srixon in due course. Click here to view the full results posted on the NZ Golf website.

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Mid & South Canterbury Annual Golf Challenge

14 August 2017

Mid & South Canterbury Annual Golf Challenge was player at Highfield Golf Club on Sunday 13 August. A good field of 35 men and women played in the annual fixture between Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury.Aimed at providing a  match play tournament for those at Representative level  this years event was a great success, with a high standard of golf. The Highfield Golf Course was in brilliant condition with the set up providing some challenging golf for all players. Marcus Tessier from Pleasant Point achieved the ultimate shot with a hole in one on number 16. The only disappointment for Marcus was that...

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Templer Trophy

19 July 2017

Templer Trophy Winner 2017 LR Congratulations to the winner of the Templer Trophy, Sue Esler of Gleniti Golf Club. Six Clubs entered for the Templer Trophy with 44 participants.Thanks to Clubs for their support of this competition. Results: Winner: Sue Esler, Gleniti - 1.3 under NZCR 2nd: Sue Pennycook, Lower Waitaki - 0.9 under NZCR 3rd: Alison Stuart, Temuka - 0.2 under NZCR

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Tinwald Triumph in Stylemaster Tray

12 July 2017

The Aorangi Golf Stylemaster Tournament was played at Tinwald on Thursday 6 July in cool winter conditions with the course in great order. The Stylemaster Tray awarded to the best net aggregate team was won by the home club Tinwald’s June Bruhns, Di Bell, Joyce Van der Heide and Barb Cochrane on 154.5. Runner-up was Mayfield’s Christine Ross, Marilyn Cross, Lal Mulligan and Sue Graham on 156. The Methven Jug, awarded to the best individual pair not in the winning team was won by Mayfield’s Lal Mulligan and Sue Graham on 73.5. Two’s: Gleniti's Patsy Milne and Debbie Lovett.

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Mayfield Win Consecutive Silver Pennant Titles

2 June 2017

Womens Silver Pennant Winners 2017 Mayfield LR The Final of the Women's 18 Hole Silver Pennant was played at Geraldine Golf Cub on Thursday culminating in a very exciting match between Mayfield and Gleniti with three of the singles going to the 18th hole. Both teams won 3 matches each at the end of 18 holes and an extra sudden death hole was played in which Jan Clucas sunk the final putt to give the Mayfield team, from left Glenys Carr, Judy Webb, Jan Clucas and Christine Ross the win and back-to-back titles, retaining the title they won last year, which was a great  effort.. Individual Matches: Jan Clucas (Mayfield)...

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Aorangi Vets Pennant Final

29 May 2017

Womens Vets Pennants Winners 2017 Rakaia LR The final of the Vet Pennants was played at Geraldine District Golf Club in excellent conditions between Rakaia and Lower Waitaki. The games were evenly contested with the final match going to the 18th hole. Rakaia were the eventual winners 4 ½ to 1 ½. Results were: Rakaia names first Wendy Watson beat Marina Loper 1upMarion Wederell beat Marilyn Duthie 5/4Watson & Wederall beat (4ball) Loper and Duthie 4/3Jean Evans lost to Lois Fraser 2/1Bronwyn Oakley beat Bev Harvey 7/6Evans and Oakley halved (4ball) with Fraser and Harvey The Winning Rakaia team, from left Bronwyn Oakley, Wendy Watson, Marion Wederell and Jean Evans

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Roncalli College win Aorangi Secondary Schools

16 May 2017

Aorangi Secondary Schools 2017 Players The Aorangi Secondary School regional qualifying golf tournament was held on Friday 12 May at the Pleasant Point Golf Club with 38 students from eight different schools vying for individual and team honours.   Despite the inclement weather and cool conditions some good results were posted by our top golfers. Congratulations to all the students who participated on the day.  Hamish Scarsbrook (Roncalli College) took out the Individual Gross title with a very good round of 76 from Alex Kelliher (Roncalli College) on 82.  George Gallichan (Geraldine HS) won the best Net with a well struck net 68 from Patrick Goodwin (Geraldine HS)...

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