Called a waste of space and a “pitch and putt” course, view my Tweet of Matt Richens’ positive article about the Hagley Park Golf Club in Stuff.co.nz: http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/sport/8101468/Under-fire-Hagley-Park-management-bite-back Here follows the merits of Hagley Park Golf Club in an extract from my book “Birdies, Bogeys and Kiwis – Golfing and Touring New Zealand:
If you are giving any thought to attending what will be without question the most ourstanding golf event on the New Zealand calendar for 2013 then you might like to have a look at this travel/accommodation presentation that includes a peek at The Hobbit and Middle Earth www.newzealand.com
DIARY THIS DATE MONDAY 18th MARCH 2013 For The First Tee New Zealand 2013 Charity Golf Tournament The folks at The First Tee New Zealand are pleased to announce that the 2013 First Tee Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the beautiful Grange Golf Course, North Island on Monday 18th March 2013.
New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko has finished a respectable 17th equal at the British Women’s Open last week. The 15-year-old claimed the top amateur prize, the Smyth Salver, for the second straight major after finishing at nine-over. With the last two rounds played on Sunday, Ko fired a four-over 76 in the morning followed by a six-over [...]
Youngest on the LPGA tour, amateur Lydia Ko of New Zealand wins the Canadian Women’s LPGA Open with a final score of -13. Daily scores: 68/68/72 and 67. View more with www.stuff.co.nz
Report from Stuff.co.nz: Teenager Lydia Ko shot her second straight 4-under 68 today for a share of the lead with Chella Choi in the Canadian Womens Open.Ko, the 15-year-old South Korean-born New Zealander who won the US Womens Amateur two weeks ago, birdied four of the last seven holes in a bogey-free round to match [...]