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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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Aorangi Junior Golf Tournament in April CANCELLED

19 March 2020

Unfortunately due to the Covid-19 virus, the Aorangi Junior Golf Tournament on 23 April has been CANCELLED.

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ALL Pennant golf (men & women) and all Aorangi managed tournaments are cancelled until 3rd May 2020.

19 March 2020

18 March 2020 This evening the Aorangi Golf Association Board met to discuss our position on the Covid-19 virus and how we as an association will manage this unprecedented situation. After a lengthy discussion which covered all aspects of the game, it has been decided that ALL Pennant golf (both men and women) along with any other Aorangi managed tournaments will be cancelled until the 3rd May 2020. With an already crowded calendar, the cancelled games will not be replayed. We are aware that this may advantage some teams while disadvantaging others, but I would expect that all clubs show and have an understanding at...

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Handicap formula video.

19 March 2020

The below video covers what factors are included in the new Handicap formula. Click the link https://youtu.be/4h-MSJxmtpA

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New Zealand Golf Events

18 March 2020

New Zealand Golf Events As many of you will have seen, the New Zealand Government has placed strict controls around people entering New Zealand and many events, sporting occasions and gatherings around New Zealand are being cancelled or postponed to reduce the threat of COVID-19 spreading.New Zealand Golf has carefully considered our upcoming event schedule and made the decision to cancel or postpone all events through until at least 10 May. This decision has been taken with the support and input of the PGA, host clubs, and a range of other stakeholders.While many of our events will have less than 500...

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World Handicap System video

18 March 2020

Click the below link to watch a 3 minute video on what the World Handicap System mean for you, the player? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hKlMuJHYDQ&feature=youtu.be  

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Corona Virus Update: Golf & COVID-19

17 March 2020

Corona Virus Update: Golf & COVID-19   With the Corona Virus situation constantly evolving, it is essential that all clubs stay up to date with all relevant information. NZ Golf are updating the below link daily with all developments and best practice.   https://www.golf.co.nz/NewsMedia/Article.aspx?id=4192

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The Aorangi Open Winners - Josh Smith & Yo yo Fu

16 March 2020

The Aorangi Open was played at the Tinwald Golf course on Sunday. The course was in outstanding condition which was resembled in the great scoring. With other events clashing with the Open this year, the field was down slightly on the previous year but the quality was still extremely high. Josh Smith took out the Men’s Open division with rounds of 69 and 70 Yo Yo Fu claimed the Women’s Open division with rounds of 77 and 72 John Smitheram took out the Men’s Masters division with rounds of 74 and 75 Pokoina Paraia won the Men’s division 2 title with rounds of 72 and...

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Bridgestone Golf's all-new TOUR B Golf Balls arrive in stores this week.

10 March 2020

Our Sponsor Bridgestone Golf has their all-new TOUR B Golf Balls arriving in stores this week. Find The Right Ball For YOUR Game! https://www.bridgestonegolf.com/…/find-…/ball-selector-tool…

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The World Handicap System - Player Resources

4 March 2020

The World Handicap System - Player Resources Resources for players for the 2020 launch of The World Handicap System. The World Handicap System (WHS) from January 2020 will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. In the link below are a number of educational resources for players ahead of the 2020 launch. https://www.randa.org/Home/WorldHandicapSystem-RESOURCES Though many countries adopted the new system in January, the system will go live in other parts of the world throughout the year to accommodate different implementation plans and variations in the golfing calendar.

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