The 2019 Aorangi Stroke Play was held in perfect calm conditions at the Tinwald Golf Club.
Thank you goes to the Tinwald Golf Club and its members who made the day run smoothly.
The field consisted of 23 Senior Men, 9 Senior Women, 10 Masters Men and 6 Masters Women.
Prizes were to be awarded to 1st and 2nd Gross and 1st Nett in Senior Men's.
Senior Women to be awarded 1st Gross and 1st Nett.
Men's and Women's Masters to pay for Best Gross in each division.
The Senior Men's division resulted in a draw between Hiroki Miya, Russley and Josh Smith, Harewood (also an ex Aorangi Representative player).
Hiroki Miya 69, 67
Josh Smith 68, 68
The players were sent out to play sudden death which Miya won on the 2nd play off hole.
The Best Nett in the Senior Men's being awarded to Ruiting Chen : 136
The Senior Women's was won by Juliana Hung with 141. An impressive win as she had just returned from playing in the successful NZ team at the Queen Sirikit Cup in Adelaide.
Second best score was Catherine Bell with 147. Two very impressive scores.
The best nett for Women was won by Jasmine Clancy, Russley on 147. Clancy playing off a 7 handicap.
The Men's Masters was won by Michael Bailey from Clearwater with a strong 149. Coming in a very close second was Anton Fouchee from Hororata with 150.
Catherine Knight once again came on top of the Women’s Masters section with 152.
Hayato Miya won the Best Under 19 Men's title at the tournament.
Well done to all the winners.
Aorangi Golf are driving towards making this Stroke Play a permanent and popular event in all province's calendar.
Thank you also to the support from Aorangi Golf’s new sponsor Bridgestone.
Aorangi Strokeplay Winners from left, Catherine Knight, Juliana Hung, Hiroki Miya and Hayato Miya.