Canterbury Golf Executive Committee
Michael Rondel (Harewood), President
Michael joined the Executive Committee in 2019 and has been the President since late 2020. He was previously involved with the Harewood Golf Club for over ten years, serving as Finance Director and Board Chair over that time. Michael also facilitates courses for the Golf Managers Association of NZ. He is currently a member at both Harewood and Hanmer Springs Golf Clubs. A Chartered Accountant by trade , Michael is a Partner at BDO Christchurch. With a focus on good governance, Michael is keen to be part of ensuring that Canterbury Golf is committed to seeing the game of golf continue to grow and develop in the Canterbury region, through a network of well-connected and supported Clubs.
Kate Johnstone (Christchurch), Vice President
Peter MacDonald (Russley), Executive Committee Member
John Thompson (Waitikiri), Executive Committee Member
Pip Deans (Hororata), Executive Committee Member
Peter Brinsdon (Pegasus), Executive Committee Member
Margaret-Mary Coughlan (Clearwater) Executive Committee Member
Dion Kerr (Clearwater) Executive Committee Member
James Barclay (Ellesmere), Executive Committee Member
James joined the Canterbury Golf Executive in 2021. His paid employment is the Finance Manager at Lyttelton Port Company and his other job is unpaid Uber driver for his two children, after that he is allowed the occasional round of golf. Previously he has been on the Ellesmere Golf Club committee and held a variety of roles including Club Captain. He is the current Ellesmere representative to the Canterbury Central Committee. Please contact him on 027-555-4325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canterbury Golf Sub Committee Chairs
Womens Committee - Debbie Scott (Harewood)
Canterbury North Committee - Roger Hornblow (Amberley)
Central Canterbury Committee - Wayne Hallinan (Weedons)
Metro Committee - Noel Stewart (Waimairi Beach)
Events Committee - John Thompson (Waitikiri)
Age Group Committee - Tim May (Russley)
Canterbury Golf Staff
General Manager - Grant Lewis BBS CCM
Grant has been with Canterbury Golf since September 2009, and has a Bachelor of Business Studies (Sport Management Major) from Massey University to go with over 20 years experience working in sport and non-profit management. In June 2019 he completed a Certified Club Manager qualification from the Club Managers Association of America. His role is to oversee all aspects of Canterbury Golf's operation, and working with the Executive Committee to ensure service delivery to all stakeholders meets and exceeds expectations. The role includes:
Grant enjoys spending time with his wife Jennie and their two teenage children Zach and Lucy. He plays golf regularly and also enjoys hockey, tennis, squash, fishing and dirt bike riding.
Golf Development Manager - Blair Minton
Starts 28 June 2021. Duties include:
Golf Operations & Support - Mike Millward
Mike started at Canterbury Golf in November 2014 and has an extensive business and administrative background. His role includes all organisational aspects of golf interclub, competitions and events, including:
Mike is the friendly face that greets anyone visiting the Canterbury Golf office, and goes out of his way to ensure that all enquiries are dealt with in a friendly and efficient manner.
Participation Coordinator - Jocelyn Blackmore
Jocelyn has taken on the new full-time role of Participation Coordinator that has been created due to the phenomenal growth and increased focus on work fostering participation in golf, including overseeing our very successful Futures Canterbury programme. She brings to the position a wealth of golf experience having played since a young age, playing many years of Pollock Cup, and representing the Canterbury Senior Women’s Team. Jocelyn also has significant business and administrative experience.
This role will include the following areas of work: