Tiger Woods made a hot start on his way to a three-stroke lead over Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy after the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Saturday.
Match play results at North Otago last weekend have had a significant impact on the naming of the 10 golfers to compete against Southland on the Taieri Lakes course next weekend.
Callum Judkins (Wakatipu Junior) came from behind to beat Jonny Mackay (Lower Waitaki) in the final to win the inaugural North Otago matchplay title yesterday afternoon.
Lydia Ko has made a stuttering start to the final women's golf major of the year, the Evian Championship in France.
On the eve of the selection of the first Otago men's team this season, Otago's top golfers will face new pressures with the change of format of the North Otago tournament this weekend.
Dunedin will be off the radar for a year - but in 2020 it will be a must-visit destination for top legends golfers.
Otago has received a severe blow with the news of unavailability of Fraser MacLachlan for this year's teams.
A strong afternoon performance gave Graeme Barbara a win in the men’s tournament played over 36 holes in fine conditions in Wanaka on Saturday.
New Zealand completed its amazing week at the World Amateur Team Championships by finishing in fourth place as Denmark claimed its maiden Eisenhower Trophy victory in Ireland.
Matthew McLean (Harewood) finished strongly to win the Queenstown Open tournament, which was played over 72 holes on the Kelvin Heights course in Queenstown during the weekend.
Brandon Hodgson (Otago) shot rounds of 71 and 67 to take the honours in the Chisholm Links Open 36-hole tournament in fine conditions yesterday.
Lydia Ko rode a hot start to shoot a six-under 66 in the first round of the CP Women's Open in Saskatchewan, Canada.
The senior Otago men's trials will tee off with a 36-hole tournament to be played on at Chisholm Links on Sunday.
After winning the Otago Champion of Champions tournament at Alexandra on Sunday, the Otago Golf Club is on target to achieve the treble in 2018.
Brooks Koepka has fought off an inspired challenge from Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship, giving the big-hitting American his second major title this season.
A strong finish to his opening round has put Ryan Fox well in contention at the PGA Championship - the final golf major of the year.