Following the unqualified success of the 2012 NZ PGA Championship and the introduction of a unique Pro-Am tournament format, next year’s event will once again be held at the magnificent The Hills golf course in Queenstown from Thursday, February 28th to Sunday, March 3rd 2013.
Mountain Scene Queenstown reports Kiwi celebrity chef Josh Emett is cooking up two $225-a-head dinners at The Hills golf course Clubhouse restaurant near Arrowtown. The Waikato-raised Michelin chef … will present six-course dinners on the first two nights of the NZ PGA Pro-Am golf tournament on March 29 and 30. His business partner in the local restaurant Fleur Caulton [...]
Simon Plumb writes big news for stuff.co.nz and the entire golfing world: “Thirty-two days from the inaugural NZ PGA Pro-Am – March 29 to April 1 – Michael Hill is not only attempting to host a new golf tournament, he’s attempting to move the goalposts of New Zealand sport. “Hill’s opening gambit of a one-hour [...]
The mission of The First Tee of New Zealand is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programmes that build character, instil life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. This worthy charity is thrilled to be one of two charity beneficiaries of the PGA Championships in Queenstown at [...]
“Today at The Cloud in Auckland, Prime Minister John Key launches the inaugural NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship. The tournament, a partnership between the NZ PGA and The Hills, (owned by Sir Michael Hill) has been agreed for a minimum five year term and will initially be part of the Australasian PGA Tour with total prize money of $500,000 [...]