Former New Zealand Open champion Mahal Pearce has been appointed as chief executive of Golf Otago, replacing Doug Harradine who is retiring after 11 years in the position.
Otago has the chance of defending its provincial title after beating Island Park 4-2 to win the final of the metropolitan men's senior A pennant series on the Taieri Lakes course on Saturday.
After resounding semifinal wins on the Taieri Lakes course on Saturday, Otago will meet Island Park in the final of the men's metropolitan senior A pennant series on the Mosgiel course next Saturday.
After 10 rounds of testing matchplay in the Metropolitan men's Senior A pennant series, it is decided at last.
After nine rounds of competition, the Taieri Lakes team has missed qualifying for the playoffs of the metropolitan men's Senior A pennant series.
Island Park could be the first team coming from a nine-hole course to win the men's metropolitan senior A pennant series title after beating Chisholm 5-1 on its home course on Saturday.
Despite playing on their home course on Saturday, the Taieri Lakes golfers failed to get off the bottom of the points table, going down to Island Park 2.5 to 3.5.
Young Otago golfer Parker Aluesi has just won an award he does not think he deserves.
As the metropolitan men's Senior A pennant series is on the homeward run, most interest is centred on which team is coming last, rather than who is leading this year's competition.
The Otago team encountered its first hiccup of this year's Metropolitan senior A pennant series, being held to a 3-all draw by a Chisholm Links team on the links course on Saturday.
After more than a decade in the role, Doug Harradine resigned as the chief executive of Golf Otago at the annual meeting, which was held in Alexandra on Saturday.
With a resounding 5.5-0.5 win over Island Park, Otago leapt to the top of the points table after the fourth round of the men's metropolitan senior A pennant series in Dunedin on Saturday.
Playing at home, Chisholm Links posted its first win in this year's Metropolitan senior A pennant series when beating series leader Island Park 4-2 on Saturday.
With six points and 8.5 games, Island Park has taken a clear lead in the metropolitan men's senior A pennant series after the second round, played on Saturday.
Wakatipu High School won the Otago intercollegiate golf final, played over 18 holes on the Cromwell course yesterday.
Island Park and Taieri Lakes started this year's men's metropolitan senior A pennant series in style, both posting 4-2 wins in the first round on Saturday.
Callum Judkins has emerged as a convincing winner of the 2018 Greg Turner Junior Order of Merit series, scoring an average of 292.8 points for the listed tournaments.
With rounds of 66, 68 and 73, Matthew McLean (Harewood) won the Otago strokeplay title, decided over 54 holes on the Balmacewen course during the weekend.
Otago selections are going to be fully in the hands of the selectors.
Auckland was the runaway winner of the women’s Toro interprovincial teams tournament, beating Canterbury in the final by 4-1 on the Waitikiri course in Christchurch on Saturday afternoon.