New Zealand reality television star Phil Keoghan can't
wait to come to Queenstown for the NZ Open golf pro-am.
The Emmy Award-winning host of The Amazing Race for 23
seasons is the latest celebrity confirmed for the pro-am at
The Hills and Millbrook courses from February 27 until March
''During my career I've always tried to find an excuse for
shooting in Queenstown so I simply can't wait to come back
''I just never thought it'd be for golf.''
Keoghan crowned the resort the adventure capital of the world
in a list he recently compiled of 23 destinations to see
before you die.
''There are more adventure opportunities packed into this
little town than any other place on Earth,'' he said.
As for his most famous golfing exploit, it was putting a golf
ball across Scotland for four days - as an interesting way to
Queenstown restaurateur and MasterChef NZ television show
judge Josh Emett will also join the star-studded pro-am
Other sporting celebrities on the list to play include
Australian cricketing greats and former captains Ricky
Ponting and Allan Border.
By Philip Chandler.