If you’ve got some time spare over the Christmas and New Year period, get out your golf clubs and get involved in a tournament at a local club!
Here are a few on the calendar:
- Drummond Mitre 10 Winton Christmas New Year Tournament – 27 December
- Kingston Golf Club BBQ Tournament – 27 December
- Waikaia New Years Day Tournament – 1 January
- Mataura Husband and Wife, Men’s and Mixed Couples 4BBB – 5 January
- Riversdale Holiday Tournament – 5 January
- Te Anau Summer Classic – 11/12 JanuaryWaikaia Switzers Tournament – 12 January
Check out golfsouthland.co.nz for more details or contact the clubs directly.
Tokanui Club Champions
The Tokanui Club Championships have wrapped up and, for the first time in the club’s history the senior division was contested by a father and son pairing. Dad, Steven Ferguson, faced off against son, Morgan, with the younger coming out on top to be named senior champion for 2019.
In the intermediate final Rata Smith defeated Graeme Tait, in the junior final Julian Blair beat Cor Aarts and in the Junior B final Daniel Blair beat Mitchell Smith.
Caddies are wanted for the 2020 NZ Open, being played at Millbrook and The Hills Golf Clubs from 27 February to 1 March.
About 120 caddies are required for approximately 40 professional and 80 amateur players
According to organisers, caddies should be “social or serious golfers with a good level of fitness to carry the golf bag around The Hills and Millbrook golf courses.”
It promises to be a great experience – register now at nzopen.co.nz
In last week’s On Par, one result in the Gilmour Rosebowl results was inaccurate; Heather Chadderton beat Tina Van Engelen 3/2.
Tuatapere retained the trophy, after drawing with Invercargill, and keep the trophy until February.