Southland Golf News

Calling all Junior Golfers

If you know of a keen young golfer, bring them down to Queens Park Golf Club tomorrow (Friday 8 November) at 4pm for a nine hole junior tournament.

It’s open to any junior player, with or without a handicap, and the entry fee is just $5.

Entries and enquiries can be made to Tracey at Golf Southland; phone 021 707 441 or email [email protected]

Southland Senior Men’s Team Named

Josh Kalweit is getting set to make his National Interprovincial debut, with the promising young golfer named as one of five players to represent Southland’s senior golf team at the national tournament later this month.

The Southland team will contest the tournament at Hastings from November 26 to 30 and features youth, with Kalweit joined by New Zealand U19 champion Liam Hewitt, as well as the experience of Matt Tautari, Liam Balneaves and Leith Campion.

Hole in One – again

Drummond Golf Club member Daryl Corbin has scored his second hole in one for the year; achieving the feat on the par-3 No. 5 hole, known as the “nest”, with a 9 iron from the tee.

Eastern Junior Tournament

Golf Southland’s Primary School Zone tournaments have teed off, with the Eastern Zone the first zone to be contested.

The Waikaka 1 team of Juliana Hastie, Caitlyn Byars, Baxter Hamilton and Olly Cleland were the winners, over runners-up West Gore 1 (Hunter Wade, Will Carson, Phoebe Carson, and Bayley Campion) and third placed Tokanui 2 (Flynn Callahan, Zoe Straford, Kaelan Buckingham and Max Callahan).

Eagles Charity Tournament

The Eagles Society of Southland’s annual charity tournament has raised more than $3500 for the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation.

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