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Viewing entries posted in November 2016

Managers Report from Men's Toro - Day One

30 November 2016

Aorangi Golf Bags Today's weather was breezy again but not much rain, the boys are all pretty wind burnt after only three days!  All the morning matches against Hawkes Bay were close with two loses and two 1 up wins.  Garth was 1 down playing the last hole needing to win the hole for a halved overall result he made birdie however so did his opposition! Soooo close! After a short break we took on Waikato all matches started well but Waikato's top two Luke Toomey and Nick Coxon played well to put Garth and Jeff away 5/4 and 6/5 respectively.  Nigel got to...

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Natalie Rooney and Kaylee Bell get into Aorangi's She Loves Golf Event

29 November 2016

She Loves Golf Ambassadors Natalie Rooney and Kaylee Bell have got in behind the national wide campaign 'She Loves Golf' in an aim to get more women introduced to the sport.  The Olympic Games Silver medalist Natalie and country singer Kaylee along with Aorangi Women's Golf representative player Kathryn Baker have signed up as ambassadors to help promote the event.  Aorangi Golf are running an activation event on Sunday 11 December at  Sir Basil Arthur Park in Timaru from 11am-3pm.  It will be fun for the whole family with the SNAG Inflatable driving range. Click here to view the article that featured on the front page of...

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One More Makes it Four for Jim

29 November 2016

Jim Annett HIO Timaru golfer Jim Annett can't quite believe he has nailed his fourth hole-in-one. Annett hit his perfect shot on the 15th at Levels, using a five wood to carry 147m to the hole. The only downside was the dent in his wallet said Jim "I thought it was great the rest of the field stayed on to shout for me but soon found out it was the other way round." Click here to view the article that featured in the Timaru Herald today.

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Highfield - Penney Salver Champions

23 November 2016

Penney Salver Winners 2016 Highfield LR The Penney Salver Final was played at Gleniti on Monday between Pleasant Point A and Highfield in perfect calm, sunny weather and the course in excellent condition.   It was the Highfield team of from left, Neville Petersen, Ian Rippin, Neville Newburn, Dave Braddick, Ash Cunnard and Bill Stevenson that turned the tables on top qualifier Pleasant Point defeating them 11-6. Highfield last won the Penney Salver 13 years ago in 2003 so they had good reason to celebrate their victory. 

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Aorangi Men's and Women's Teams Named for NZ Interprovincial

10 November 2016

The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi at the New Zealand Toro Interprovincial being played at the New Plymouth Golf Club 29 November - 3 December.    Aorangi Men’s TeamGarth Simpson (Highfield)Jeff Hewitt (Tinwald)Daniel Perham (Highfield)Nigel Heney (Tinwald)Regan Stills (Tinwald)Travelling Reserve:  Brent Strange (Waimate)Manager:  Gordy Kenton (Tinwald) The following players have been selected to represent Aorangi at the New Zealand Toro Interprovincial being played at the Westown Golf Club 6-10 December.     Aorangi Women’s Team            Ginny Bolderston (Geraldine)Sharon Bradford (Ashburton)Jessica Shearer (Pleasant Point)Kathryn Baker (Gleniti)Jenny Kellahan (Geraldine)Travelling Reserve: Hillary Lovett (Ashburton)Manager: Pauline Bell (Ashburton) Congratulations to all...

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Men's & Women's South Island Interprovincial

7 November 2016

Womens SIIP 2016 Team The South Island Women's Interprovincial was played at the Russley Golf Club with the five provinces of Southland, Otago, Aorangi, Canterbury and Tasman represented.  The Aorangi team included Ginny Bolderston (Geraldine), Sharon Bradford (Ashburton), Catherine Knight (Ashburton), Jessica Shearer (Pleasant Point), Jenny Kellahan (Geraldine), Bronwyn Flannery (Tinwald), Kathryn Baker (Gleniti), Hillary Lovett (Ashburton), Manager: Pauline Bell (Ashburton).  The team had a great win over Otago 4.5-3.5 games to retain the Latimer Salver and narrowly lost to Southland and Tasman 3.5-4.5 games.  Aorangi pushed Canterbury in their match but lost 5.5-2.5.  Catherine Knight maintained an unbeaten record for the tournament with...

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Aorangi Finish Eighth at NZ Men's Freyberg

7 November 2016

Aorangi Mens Freyberg 2016 Team LR The Aorangi Men's Masters team of Jason Leary, Regan Stills, Jeremy Goodman, John Smitheram and Robbie Bell finished in eighth position at the NZ Men's Freyberg with 4 points and 19 games.  The title was won by Auckland for the first time since 2003.  The team had solid wins against Southland, Tasman and Hawkes Bay along with halved matches with Canterbury and Wellington. Click here to view the final points table.

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Aorangi Women's Veterans Tournament

4 November 2016

Womens Vets Tournament Winners 2016 LR The Aorangi Women’s Veterans Tournament was held at the Geraldine District Golf Club which was in excellent condition yesterday, with Jenny Kellahan (Geraldine) winning the Hedges-Kennard Trophy (Best Gross over Field) on her home course with an 81. Isabell Bond (Lower Waitaki) won the Clarkson Tray (Best Gross over 65) with an 88 and Daph Campbell (Pleasant  Point) won the Euny-Peg Trophy (Best Stableford 70 and Over) with 36 points.   The trophy winners from left are, Daph Campbell, Jenny Kellahan and Isabell Bond.  Click here for full results

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Aorangi Men's Champion of Champions

3 November 2016

The Aorangi Men's Champion of Champions Tournament was played at Temuka on 6th October with the following results: Senior Champion - Daniel Perham, Highfield  Gross 69 Runner up - Nigel Heney, Tinwald  Gross 71 Intermediate Champion - Tufuga Sa, Ashburton  Gross 76Runner Up - Gary Hunt, Rakaia  Gross 77 Junior Champion - Michael Thomas, Tinwald  Gross 85Runner Up - John Shirtcliff, Geraldine  Gross 90 Hayman Rosebowl Teams Gross - Tinwald 234Runner Up - Rakaia 247 Smith Trophy Teams Stableford - Rakaia 106Runner up - Tinwald 103

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