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2020 E-Mega Store Canterbury Match Play Championships

4 March 2020

Emega Logo The 2020 E-Mega Store Canterbury Match Play Championships will take place this weekend at the famed Shirley LInks (Christchurch Golf Club) under a revised format and date change. Moved from Labour Weekend to avoid a clash with other tournaments, the championship also has new qualifying criteria where players were eligible to qualify for the championship brackets according to their placing at the recent Canterbury Strokeplay at Harewood. The Men's Championship bracket of 16 players will tee-off Satuirday morning with Canterbury Strokeplay Champion Dominic Brettkelly the top seed. He will face Waitikiri's Kris O'Neill. Second seed Hayato Miya (Russley) will face club-mate...

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Futures Junior Open

1 March 2020

IMG 1728 A field of over 40 players enjoyed the Futures Junior Open event held at Rangiora Golf Club. Twelve players aging in age from 5 to 12 enjoyed the 9 hole event played from the purple course. Scoring was very impressive with Selwyn Hub member Emma Harrison winning with 29 stableford points, one shot clear of fellow hub member Benji Willliams. In the 18 hole event Lexi Thomson-Hall (Selwyn Hub) won the Girls Stableford with 39 points. Cooper Moore (Russley) won the U13 Boys gross with a 74 with Maadi Kirikiri (Christchurch) with the best stableford on 47 points from Louis Edwards (Avondale)...

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Matt McLean and Kazuma Kobori Set for 101st New Zealand Open

26 February 2020

Matt McLean Swing Three amateurs have prevailed from 53 golfers (that included Canterbury players Matt McLean, Mike Toeke and Ryan Bellamy) at the final qualifying tournament for this week’s 101st New Zealand Open, presented by Sky Sport. Jimmy Zheng and Adam Church both fired six-under par 66’s while McLean was the final player to finish, shooting a four-under 68 to snatch the third and final spot up for grabs at the Cromwell Golf Club. Kazuma Kobori will also relish the opportunity to play the NZ Open after receiving an NZ Golf invitation.  “I really wanted to qualify for the open this year, it was a major...

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World Handicap System Starting 6 April

18 February 2020

World Handicap System 2020 poster Final The new World Handicap System will be introduced into New Zealand on 6 April 2020. See the attached PDF for all the details about what is happening. More information can also be found at  

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Captains Day Tournament

17 February 2020

Captains Day Winners 2020 Hawarden LR The 2020 Captains Day Tournament was held at Avondale Golf Club on Friday in cool, overcast conditions with the course in excellent order. A field of 40 Men and Women's Club Captains from around the Canterbury region competed for the Captains Trophy, playing a combined stableford competition. The scoring was very close with only 4 points separating the top 8 teams. Eventually, it was Hawarden's Judy McMillan (37 pts) and Hugh Murchison (33 pts) pictured right, with a combined stableford score of 70 points who won the tournament on a countback from McLeans Island's Ailex Barnett (33) and Warren Davis (37) also...

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Canterbury Men's Over 50's & 60's Interclub

17 February 2020

Over 50s Team Net Winners 2020 Amberley LR The final round of Canterbury Over 50's & 60's Men's Interclub was played at Bottle Lake yesterday in fine, warm weather and the course in great condition. Results were as follows; Over 50's Team Gross (6 Rd Agg.) Pirie Cup - ChristchurchOver 50's Individual Gross (Best 4 of 6 Rds) George Turner Trophy - Peter McDougall (Christchurch)Over 50's Invidual Net (Best 4 of 6 Rds) - Dan Cusiel (Tai Tapu)Over 50's Team Net (6 Rd Agg.) Chamberlain Cup - AmberleyOver 60's Team Gross (6 Rd Agg.) - Pegasus BOver 60's Team Net (6 Rd Agg.) - Bottle LakeOver 60's Individual Gross (Best...

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Great Field for Arthur Chambers Tournament

10 February 2020

Michael Visser One of the largest fields in recent years played in the Arthur Chambers Memorial Tournament. The junior tournament, which this year was held at Burnham Golf Club, attracted a field of 40 players from around Canterbury. Michael Visser (Russley) won the Arthur Chambers Memorial trophy for the lowest net score over the field, with a net 64. The runner up was Joseph Hall on a net 65. Leading the girls field both shooting a net 68 were Deanna Matthews (Weedons) and Jana Beneke (Kaiapoi). The Central Canterbury medals are awarded to players with the lowest net scores from a Central Canterbury club. The...

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Results - Lamb & Hayward Canterbury Strokeplay

8 February 2020

Lamb and Hayward Left Tile Canterbury Stroke Play Results Open MenOpen WomenMasters MenMasters Women Dominic Brettkelly was the toast of Hororata after he came from behind to win the Lamb & Hayward Canterbury Stroke Play Men’s Championship at Harewood 8-9 February. Back from the USA on a break from University, Dominic shot a final round 71 to beat Hayato Miya (Russley), Mike Toeke (Christchurch), and Josh Smith (Ashburton) by one shot, and win the title for the second time. Playing in the second to last group, he had a nervous wait as the final group looked likely to win or end up in a play-off. “I didn’t have...

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Preview - 2020 Lamb & Hayward Canterbury Strokeplay

5 February 2020

Lamb and Hayward Left Tile A capacity field is confirmed for the 2020 Lamb & Hayward Canterbury Strokeplay to be held at Harewood Golf Club this weekend. It should be an interesting tournament with many new faces in the field from throughout the South Island. Most are attracted by the House of Travel Tour prizes on offer across the Canterbury, Otago and Southland Strokeplays, with the Canterbury Strokeplay being the last leg of the tour. The Men's Open field is full of provincial reps. Most interest will be centred around New Zealand Rep Kerry Mountcastle who has travelled down from Wellington to play the event. Along...

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Sir Bob Charles Launches new North-East Hub

3 February 2020

Sir Bob Signing Sir Bob Charles was the special guest for the launch of the North-East Hub. The event was held at Waimairi Beach Golf Club attracting new participants that were keen to try golf along with members of the newly establish North-East Hub.  Sir Bob Charles welcomed everyone to the launch of the North-East Hub “It’s great to see so many families out here today getting involved with golf. Golf is a game for a lifetime and at 83 I still enjoy playing this great game since my introduction to clubs and balls as a 3 year old. It’s great to see that...

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