Australian golfer Mike Harwood won the inaugural $180,000 Handa NZ Senior Masters at Millbrook yesterday and immediately promised to be back next year to defend his title.
The Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board began the new year in a frugal mood on Wednesday, turning down two requests for funding and deciding against spending about $12,000 on artistic works in the main street of Lawrence.
On first sighting, the cynic in me thought: "great, another book about Bob Dylan; just what the world needs".
Clutha Recreation Centre committee chairman Jeff Seymour says he is "delighted" with the public's response to a fundraising appeal launched last November.
Ordinarily, I love a good sing-song. But I never made it to the end of You'll Never Walk Alone in the Octagon yesterday. Building up a good head of vocal steam halfway through Liverpool's...
After four solid mornings in front of the TV, Dave Cannan offers his thoughts on the US Open and what the one-sided result might mean for the future of golf.
Golf is a game that simply oozes statistics, so here's one that typifies the state of the sport at the highest level right now. Of the top 10 players in the world rankings, seven have not won a...
Queenstown golfer Jim Lapsley, fresh from being named the PGA Legends Tour player of the year for 2011, says he will be cutting back on his playing commitments next year.
Guess what golfing enthusiast Dave Cannan got for Christmas? A chance to play 10 of the greatest golf courses in the world.
Good morning. Yes, the holiday hiatus is over and The Wash is refreshed and ready for whatever lies ahead in 2012.
Wahoo! Let's hear it for "The Zoo".
See the ball. Hit the ball. Get the ball in the hole. Golf is a simple game, right? Wrong, says Dave Cannan, who argues it may well be the cruellest sport of all.
The Brighton-trained Armori gave her connections a thrill with a runaway win in the mobile maiden trot at Forbury Park last night. But it could easily have been a different story.
Scientific it may not have been, but I still found Melbourne artist Shane McGrath's yellow balloon demonstration on Monday an interesting addition to the ongoing debate about the proposed $100 million waterfront hotel.
Next month's $45,000 City of Dunedin Legends Pro-Am golf tournament received a significant boost yesterday with confirmation Sir Bob Charles is coming out of his self-imposed retirement to compete.
If you are going to take time to "stop and smell the roses", as the old saying suggests, then now is a good time to do so at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
Victorian Mike Harwood is making up for lost time, with a vengeance.
Defections, mainly caused by the start of the European Seniors Tour in a fortnight, have robbed the $30,000 City of Dunedin Legends Pro-Am at Balmacewen this week of several big-name players.