On Par – Golf Southland


Southland Strokeplay and South Island Strokeplay
A high-quality field contested the 54-hole Southland Strokeplay and Golf NZ South Island Strokeplay in perfect conditions at the Invercargill Golf Club last weekend.

Cameron Harlock (New Plymouth) took out the title in a play-off with Joshua Bai (Akarana), both scoring 207.

Liam Hewitt  equaled the course record of 64 on Sunday which was recorded by Steve Alker  in 1994. Liam is the first Southlander to equal this record.

Craig O’Rorke won the 36 Men’s Masters division with Greg Lindsay winning the Men’s Masters nett division

Helen Baird won the 36-hole Women’s Masters division and Ali McCulloch was the Nett winner.

Jake Slater was the Junior Gross winner and Matthew Cookson the Nett Junior winner.

NZ Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship
Southland golfer Olivia Frost was the gross runner-up in the NZ Women’s Mid Amateur event played at Clearwater Golf Club last weekend. Frost lost to Rachel Eder (Clearwater) in a play-off, with both women finishing on a score of 238. Olivia was also runner-up in the Nett division.

Charity tournament
The annual ILT Liquorland Charity Tournament is being held on February 23 at Queens Park Golf Club. Funds raised will go to the Southland Foodbank.

The event is a 4BBB Stableford and is open to pairs of any combination with the men’s maximum handicap 36.4 and women, 40.4. Tee-off times are between 8am-8.30am and noon-1pm. Email entries to admin@golfsouthland.co.nz.