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23/24 Metro Cup champions found

22 April 2024

Metro A winners Avondale RS2 The finals of the Metro A and B interclub 2023/24 seasons were played at McLeans Island Golf Club on Sunday 21st April in fine and clear conditions. The course was in great condition, thanks must go to the McLeans Island club and their enthusiastic staff on the day.  The Metro A Cup was won by Avondale, the playing-through champs from the 2022/23 season, who beat Clearwater by a close 4 and a half to three and a half margin. The full Metro A season results can be viewed - HERE. The Metro B cup went to Bottle Lake who beat Harewood, the 2022/23...

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2024 Representative Manager Positions - Expressions of Interest

9 April 2024

2024 CANTERBURY REPRESENTATIVE MANAGERS EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST2 Canterbury Golf is now seeking expressions of interest for the Manager positions for the 2024 Canterbury Representative Teams. These are rewarding roles that contribute to the ongoing success of Canterbury Golf. The purpose of these positions is to assist players to ensure they are supported and managed to perform at their best while representing Canterbury. The available roles and their job descriptions can be found below: Men’s Representative Team Manager Men’s Representative Team Assistant Manager Women’s Representative Team Manager Women’s Representative Team Assistant Manager Men’s Masters Representative Team Manager   Each position's term is 15 May – 31 December 2024.   Applications in writing, outlining relevant skills and experience can...

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Waitikiri - Presidents Grade Interclub Champions

8 April 2024

Presidents Grade Interclub Winners 2024 Waitikiri LR The Final Round of Presidents Grade Interclub was held at Christchurch Golf Club yesterday in fine, autumn conditions.As per usual the day's matches were close, competitive and friendly and nearing the end of the round all eyes were on the Templeton vs Waitikiri match as both Waimairi Beach and Rawhiti who were contenders for the title had won their matches. Last off the course were Templeton and Waitikiri's numbers 1 and 2's with Waitikiri managing to turn around a halfway deficit to win the match 4.5-3.5 and win the competition by 1 point from both Waimairi Baech and Rawhiti.The contest...

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2024 NZ Women's Masters - Overview

8 April 2024

Masters Team Image The 2024 edition of the NZ Women's Masters was played over the weekend at the Waiuku Golf Club.  The Canterbury team consisted of Sally Rossiter (Pegasus), Rachel Eder (Clearwater, Jo Kent (Rangiora), and Chris Marple (Waitikiri) and were managed by Debbie Scott. Friday's Day 1 saw the team get off to a solid start with 88 points scored utilising the team's best 3 scores. Eder managing 31, Rossiter contributing 30 alongside Kent's 27. On Saturday's double round day, the morning the team managed an improved 91 with the same three players contributing with 31, 30, and 30 the counting scores. In the afternoon...

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William (Bill) Southgate - Canterbury Golf Life Member & Past President

8 April 2024

Bill Southgate Cropped Canterbury Golf would like to acknowledge the unexpected passing of Canterbury Golf Life Member William (Bill) Southgate on April 5.Bill, aged 83 was also a past President of the Canterbury Golf Association from 1999-2000 and a long standing member of the Russley Golf Club.The funeral service for Bill will held iin the Lamb & Hayward Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday April 12, at 10.00am, followed by a private cremation.

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2024 Canterbury Representative Selector Panels Appointed

4 April 2024

2024 Selectors Annoucement 1 The 2024 Canterbury Representative Selector panels for both the men’s and women’s teams have now been appointed, these are as follows: We are excited to welcome to the men’s panel Kerry Chuck who will join John Rademakers and Matt McLean who will continue in their positions. Kerry is a familiar figure within the Canterbury Men’s golfing scene having been involved in the Canterbury Men’s team for several years holding both the roles of selector and more recently assistant manager. Kerry first started on the selectors panel in 2017, a role he continued for 5 years through to the end of the...

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Canterbury North vs Buller Westland

27 March 2024

The annual Canterbury North vs Buller Westland Rep fixture was played last weekend at the Hokitika Golf Club. Senior and Intermediate teams battled it out on the links course at Hokitika in the typical West Coast weather. A brisk breeze got up on Saturday afternoon to give the North men a true links experience. Results after the first day 4BBB and foursomes were very close, with Canterbury North leading the seniors 6 games to 4 and the intermediates 6.5 games to 5.5, leaving it all up for grabs on the final day singles. The senior singles resulted in a win for Buller...

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Canterbury Golf Life Members Tournament

7 March 2024

Canterbury Life Members Tournament Winner 2024 Keith Yorston right Cropped The Annual Canterbury Life Members tournament was held on 6 March at the Hawarden Golf Club. The course was in wonderful condition and Hawarden were amazing hosts to a field of 16 players. This year the Canterbury Golf Executive underwrote the costs of the tournament as a thank you to the Life Members. These people have dedicated many hours to their individual clubs, this is a chance to recognise these efforts and to hear the stories of the work these people have given to their clubs was very overwhelming. Allan Easte the Hawarden club captain was very organised and after a welcoming...

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Amelia Garvey creates golfing history!

4 March 2024

431358752 740152504886964 6828544275930111904 n Playing on the NXTT tour at the Royal St Cloud golf course in Florida on the weekend, Garvey knocked in the trio of sub-part shots for a round of six-under – which saw her eventually tie for seventh place. Garvey’s astonishing feat has created sporting history – with NXTT confirming the treble had never been achieved by any professional golfer before. The odds of hitting an albatross (three under par) are six million-to-one. The odds of a pro’ golfer shooting a hole-in-one are approximately 3,000-to-one. The odds of knocking in an eagle are 350-to-one. Cumulatively, that equates to odds of 6.3 trillion-to-one,...

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New Zealand Eagles Golf Society - Golfer of the Year

22 February 2024

EaglesGolferoftheYearTrophy3 Earlier this month young Canterbury golfer Cooper Moore attended the NZ Eagles Golfing Society National Convention and Golfer of the Year Dinner in Hastings, during which he was named as Golfer of the Year. As part of the convention, Cooper was invited to play in their annual tournament which consisted of one round at Hastings Golf Club and one round at Napier Golf Club. Cooper validated his nomination by shooting a personal best 9 under par 63 at Hastings Golf Club which consisted of 9 pars and 9 birdies and then followed that up the next day with a 4 under...

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