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South Island Masters Tournament

9 October 2017

The Aorangi Men’s Masters team competed in the South Island Masters tournament at the Lower Waitaki Golf Club on 7/8 October. With the up-coming national Freyberg Masters only 3 weeks away this was an important competition for the selectors to decide on the final 6 for the National tournament.  Otago, Canterbury, Southland and Aorangi competed in match-play over the 2 days. Tasman Golf decided against sending a team. The team of Owen Miller, Regan Stills, Robbie Bell, Dayle Lucas, Ray Grant and John Smitheram failed to win a team match, coming 4th overall. Overall results: 1st. Otago with 12 game points and 3 team wins2nd....

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Women's Weekend Pennant Final

2 October 2017

Womens Weekend Winners 2017 Pleasant Point 2 LR The Women's Weekend Pennant Final was held on Sunday 17 September at Timaru Golf Club. After close matches and a draw at the 18th hole Pleasant Point went on to win the playoff against Geraldine at the 20th hole. The Pleasant Point 2 team from left, Rebecca Best, Sharyn Kake, Brenda McEwen and Bev Green.    Pleasant Point 2 beat Geraldine: B Green lost to J Lawson 1 down.R Best lost to D Kenny 3/2.Green and Best beat Lawson and Kenny 1 up.B McEwen lost to S Silcock 1 down.S Kake beat S Bensemann 2 up.McEwen and Kake beat Silcock and Bensemann 2 up.  

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Canterbury v Aorangi Match

28 September 2017

Canterbury v Aorangi 2017 Team A successful day was held for this years Aorangi vs Canterbury fixture.  The teams consisted of 8 Senior Men, 6 Masters Men, 4 Junior men and 8 Senior Women.  A big thank you to the Ashburton Golf Club greens staff ,club members and caterers for a well presented course and excellent day overall. Aorangi’s Senior Men performed very well in the morning to be down 3.5/4.5 at lunchtime.  In the afternoon reverse singles the wind came up and the team only managed 1.5 points.  Going down 5/11 overall.  Dan Perham had 2 good wins, with support from Damian Rodgers and Jeff...

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Rakaia Defend Women's Open Pennant Title

26 September 2017

Womens Open Pennants 2017 Winners Rakaia LR The final of the Women's Open Pennant was played between Temuka and Rakaia at the Ashburton Golf Club.  The Rakaia Women's Team played superbly to win the title for the second year in a row winning 9-0. Match Results:S Quinn bt C Derby 2 upT Booker bt W Powell 4/2Quinn and Booker bt Derby and Powell 2upS Smith bt P Taylor 3/2J Evans bt J Davenport 4/3Smith and Evans bt Taylor and Davenport 3/2F Bierema bt L Stratford 1 upF Rushton bt A McSweeney 6/5Bierema and Rushton bt Stratford and McSweeney 3/2 The team is pictured back row left to rightT Booker,...

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Aorangi Players Selected for Match Against Aorangi

14 September 2017

The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi in the match against Canterbury being played on Sunday 24 September at the Ashburton Golf Club. Click here to view a copy of the draw. We wish the players all the best for the representative match on Sunday. Women's TeamGinny Bolderston (Geraldine)Catherine Knight (Ashburton)Lynda Brown (St Andrews)Sharon Bradford (Ashburton)Pauline Bell (Ashburton)Kathryn Baker (Gleniti)Bronwyn Flannery (Tinwald)Hilary Lovett (Ashburton) Men's Senior TeamJordan Green (Ashburton)Damian Rodgers (Highfield)Daniel Perham (Highfield)Nigel Heney (Tinwald)Jeff Hewitt (Tinwald)Jeremy Duckmanton (Rakaia)Kevin Teahan (Temuka)Dayle Lucas (Methven) Masters TeamOwen  Miller (Tinwald)Blair Franklin (Ashburton)Regan Stills (Tinwald)Robbie Bell (Ashburton)Ray Grant (Highfield)John Smitheram (Tinwald) Under 19 TeamHamish Scarsbrook (Temuka)Michael Anderson (Fairlie)Brent...

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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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