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Ashburton on a Roll with National Teams Victory

12 May 2017

Aorangi National Teams Winners 2017 Ashburton LR The National Women's Teams District Final was played at Ashburton Golf Club on Thursday 11 May in overcast calm conditions with the course in great order. The home team of, from left Pauline Bell, Wendy Parr, Bev Chinn and Jenny Williams secured victory for Ashburton with a stunning score of 125, continuing a stellar week for the Ashburton ladies after winning the Kerr Cup last Friday where Pauline and Wendy were also members of the winning team.  In second place on 132 were Fairlie's Marie Anderson, Francie Edge, Averil Anderson and Shelley Dobson, on countback from Lower Waitaki's Dawn Plew, Sandra McGookin,...

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Ashburton Ladies Savour Kerr Cup Victory

9 May 2017

Kerr Cup Ashburton LR The Kerr Cup is a long-standing trophy hotly contested by Aorangi clubs and on Friday at Levels Golf Course it was no different. The year after the Kerr Cup was first presented to Timaru Women’s Golf Club in 1938 was the last time it had been seen at the Ashburton Golf Club so there was plenty of motivation for the Ashburton ladies to bring home the silverware after an absence of almost 80 years. The victorious Ashburton team of, from left Vicki Moore, Hilary Ward, Wendy Parr and Pauline Bell had a very exciting day, especially after there was some confusion at...

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Expressions of Interest Sought for Representative Selector Roles

4 May 2017

Aorangi Logo RGB small Aorangi Golf is seeking expressions of interest to fill a number of Aorangi Golf selector positions. Women’s Selectors Men’s Selectors These are rewarding roles that contribute to the success of Aorangi Golf. Role Title:  Aorangi Representative Selection Panel Structure: 3 men, 2 women Reports to: Aorangi Representative Convenor, Board position. Appointment Period: 1 March 2017 – 29 Feb 2018 Applications in writing, outlining relevant skills and experience should be forwarded by email to Applications close 28 May 2017.  Purpose of the Position: The role of the Aorangi Selection Panel is to implement a robust process for the selection of Aorangi Representative teams. Responsibilities: The key responsibilities for this role are: Providing quality player appraisals based on observational analysis,...

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Aorangi Finish Tied for Fourth at NZ Women's Masters

6 April 2017

NZ Womens Masters 2017 Aorangi Team The Aorangi Womens Masters team of Catherine Knight (Ashburton), Ginny Bolderston (Geraldine), Sharon Bradford (Ashburton) and Wendy Parr (Ashburton) performed brilliantly at the recent NZ Women's Masters which were played at the Ngaruawhia Golf Club in Hamilton.  The competition is a four round gross stableford format, so a team with low handicap golfers were at a significant advantage.  Aorangi are fortunate to have Knight playing off scratch, Bolderston on 3, Bradford on 7 and Parr playing off a 10 making the team competitive at this event.  The conditions were tough for Parr but she dug in and completed her rounds with...

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Pleasant Point Win R J Low Challenge Cup

29 March 2017

Lowe Cup Winners Mar 2017 Pleasant Point LR Pleasant Point won the R J Low Challenge Cup for the second time winning their final challenge on 16 March against Tinwald in a tight match 3.5-2.5. Pleasant Point's previous Low Cup win came back in 2010.  Congratulations to all seven members of the victorious Pleasant Point team pictured proudly holding the R J Low Challenge Cup, from left Diane Sutherland, Heather Mills, Ali Barrett, Julie Allan, Rosa Westgarth, Heather McKerchar & Jan Shearer.                   Click here to follow Pleasant Point's path to success and more R J Low Challenge Cup information.  The next R J Low Cup challenge in April will be...

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Aorangi Team Named for NZ Women's Masters

17 March 2017

Aorangi Logo RGB small The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi at the New Zealand Women’s Masters being played at the Ngaruawahia Golf Club 31 March – 2 April.    Aorangi Women’s Team Catherine Knight (Ashburton)Ginny Bolderston (Geraldine)Sharon Bradford (Ashburton)Wendy Parr (Ashburton) Congratulations to all those players selected and we wish them all the best for the upcoming representative event.  

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78 Year Old Gay Henderson Cleans Up Pleasant Point Summer Classic

10 March 2017

Gay Henderson   After 50 years of playing golf, winning the Pleasant Point Summer Classic, was Gay Henderson's biggest thrill.Veteran golfer Gay Henderson stole the show at the Pleasant Point Summer Classic   The 78-year-old isn't fussed on any attention but received a standing clubhouse ovation on Sunday, after she and partner Cath Boothroyd were announced as the winners.Henderson has been playing over 50 years and admitted the win was the biggest achievement of her golfing career. Click here to view the full article that featured in the Timaru Herald yesterday.  

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Waitangi Day Tournament

8 February 2017

A field of 94 players competed in the Aorangi Waitangi Day Tournament at Tinwald Golf Club on Sunday in very hot conditions. The Presidents Trophy was won by Carole Brand (Gleniti) with 40 stableford points, the Captains Trophy was won by Bernard Walsh (Methven) with 39 points and Geraldine won the Waitangi Trophy with 215 points. Full Results: Presidents Trophy : Winner- Carole Brand  40 pts. Blue May 39 pts, Wayne Blair 36 pts. Captains Trophy: Winner - Bernard Walsh 39 pts. Fiona Blake R/Up 38 pts by lot from John Shirtcliff, Jenny Senior, Bruce Day and Wayne Vessey. Waitangi Trophy:Winner- Geraldine 215 pts. Mayfield...

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Aorangi Junior Golf Tournament

31 January 2017

AG Junior Tournament 2 LR Last Sunday we held our first Junior Golf Tournament of the year for both Handicap & Non-Handicap golfers at the Pleasant Point Golf Club.  The weather gods overplayed their part by producing very hot conditions for a field of 29 golfers, and the little ones were mostly happy to see the clubhouse at the end of their nine holes of Ambrose to refresh themselves. It was a great turnout to see our aspiring golfers of the future aged from 6 – 15 years take their skills to the course in the teams’ event. Watching these juniors on the course was...

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She Loves Golf Event a Success

12 December 2016

Timaru She Loves Golf Ambassadors What an amazing day at our She Loves Golf event held on 11 December at Sir Basil Arthur Park, Timaru. We had 38 ladies attend the event, mostly first timers, others that had been away from the game for some years and wanting to come back to the game.  Having Kerryn Starr (ALPG Coach) and Pete Tutton (Golf Stop) on-board to assist with coaching was a huge help, and judging by some of the shots at the back end of the event, it would be fair to say the coaching tips worked – my thanks to Kerryn & Pete for giving up...

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