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Aorangi 9 Hole Tournament 2020

19 August 2020

The Aorangi 9-hole Tournament was held on Friday 14 August at the Geraldine Golf Club. There were 64 players in the field from 14 Aorangi and Canterbury clubs. The following winners are pictured below with their trophies, from left to right:Lesley Reilly (Temuka) Women’s Best Net 70 and over (Uni Peg Tray) 57-20-37Murray Lister (Ashburton) Men’s Best Net (Lesley Dobbs Tankard) 46-16-30Judith Tutton (Gleniti) Best Gross over the field 43-6-37Chris Anderson (Ashburton) 45-9-36 and Di Surridge (Timaru) absent 55-19-36Best Net (Grade 0-38.9)Carolyn Harkness (Pleasant Point) Best Net (Grade 39-54.4) 58-26-32

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SNAG golf at Fairlie Primary School

18 August 2020

The Golf Professional based at the Gleniti Golf Course, Peter Hayes said, Fairlie Primary School Students had a great time with golf in schools SNAG golf. For the last three weeks, SNAG golf has been played every Thursday with over 100 students per day. Peter said, “Children have loved it they can’t wait to get to the golf club and play next Thursday.” Some of the comments the students have said were, “this is cool”;  “our team wants to win!”; “I have to be patient”; “this is hard!”; and “we can’t wait to next week.” Peter said he would like to thank teachers for...

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Funding received from Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury

6 August 2020

We thank the Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury for the Association’s recent successful funding application. This funding will assist the Aorangi Golf Development Plan for the next three years in the areas of: Junior Golf Programmes Initiatives for Women’s participation Coaching programmes for new players Strategies for clubs to attract the younger player Golf Club support through Health Checks Representative Golf: Coaching and Development This means it will enable the Association to have increased flexibility in how it can support its members and clubs to improve the future for our sport as a strong community asset.

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Ashburton Junior Golf with Club Professional Matt Davis

24 July 2020

  Chippers & Crushers Programme Sundays throughout Terms 1, 2, 3 and 4 | 11-12pm Young golfers who are growing a love for the game have the opportunity to learn the basic techniques of the swing and short game and develop their confidence on modified course lengths. Young Masters Programme Tuesdays throughout daylight saving | 4-5:30pm Tuesdays throughout winter months | 4-5pm Young golfers with a current handicap who have aspirations to develop their skills as a player, love the game for the personal challenge and variety of competitive opportunities. $70 per term Contact Golf Professional Matt Davis on 027 212-3931, or        

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Primary schools in the district offered the chance to have a go at golf

10 July 2020

PGA Member, Matthew Davis from Ashburton GC, has been offering primary schools in the district the chance to have a go at golf. Ranging from year 1 through to year 8, last year Matt says he saw 1800 kids with a similar programme. After having a go in school, Matt offers after school programmes, as well as team golf and coaching opportunities on Sundays at the club. On top of all this he's been helping Methven Golf Club start up Youth Golf on Sundays and they've already attracted 12-14 new youth players from this!       Graham KeenAorangi Club and Development Manager  

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Golf Club and Facility Guidance (COVID-19) 25 May 2020

4 June 2020

Golf Club and Facility Guidance (COVID-19) This advisory contains: Guidance for Golf at Alert Level 2 COVID-19 Related Guidance on the Rules of Golf General Guidance for Golf Clubs and Facilities Support Resources for Golf Clubs and Facilities

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Aorangi Golf Association Rep Trials

4 June 2020

As you are all aware Covid-19 has had a major impact on local Golf, most importantly Aorangi pennants. Our pennant season provides valuable data for Aorangi selectors and helps shape our six man teams for the end of year Interprovincial events.  Due to Pennants being cancelled we are doing things a little differently compared to previous years. Our Masters and Senior selectors will be assembling eight-nine man squads and running events, pitting players from both masters and seniors against each other, utilising these results to aid in the selection of the final six players to contest both senior and master interprovincial events. Attendance at...

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Golf Clubs that are open at Alert Level 3

27 April 2020

As of Tuesday the 28th of April, the following golf courses in the Aorangi region have communicated that they will be open to their club members only (No Green Fee Players). Each club has, and is committed to applying all 20 guidelines as stipulated by the Government and NZ Golf. Every player is required to follow ALL instructions as documented and displayed at each golf club.  Tee bookings must be made with your club prior to arriving at the club and strict conditions are being applied and policed around this. If you have any questions or concerns about what you can and...

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2020 Aorangi Pennants Competition Cancellation - Covid-19

21 April 2020

2020 Aorangi Pennants Competition Cancellation - Covid-19 15 April  2020 Last evening the Aorangi Board held a special meeting to discuss the process for exiting Covid-19 Level 4 and the implications of Level 3 for golf in Aorangi. With level 3 requiring restrictions on numbers for gatherings, 2 metre spacing between players, hygiene requirements for clubs on and off the course and no opening of club houses, it has become impossible for pennants to continue for 2020. This applies to ALL pennants, no exceptions.   Regards  Blair Franklin Chairperson Aorangi Golf Association

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General Guidance for Golf Clubs and Facilities & Government Financial Support Package

24 March 2020

Golf Club and Facility Guidance (COVID-19) Last guidance issued: Wednesday 24 March 2020View onlineView as PDFThis advisory contains:  ·             General Guidance for Golf Clubs and Facilities ·             COVID–19 Government Financial Support Package General Guidance As of 11.59 pm on Wednesday 25 March, New Zealand will be at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.        This means New Zealanders not working in essential services must stay at home and stop all interactions with others outside of your household. This is a major step for the country however eradicating this disease is vital to protect people’s health and ensure our health system can cope and look after New Zealanders who become sick.The move to...

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