Jim Furyk hopes Tiger Woods will be a part of his team at next year's Ryder Cup, calling the injury-plagued golfer a valuable resource to a US squad looking to snap a 25-year drought on European soil.
The Otago Golf Club men’s team was a convincing winner of the Otago provincial Senior A pennant final played in fine conditions on the Chisholm Links course yesterday.
Lydia Ko has made a strong start to the latest event on the LPGA Tour in South Korea.
Southland took the honours in the annual Salisbury Cup match, defeating the Otago women’s team convincingly, 10.5 to 5.5, on the Greenacres course in Invercargill yesterday.
Otago retained the South Island Masters (over-40) title, emerging with three team wins and 12 games on the Lower Waitaki course in Oamaru at the weekend.
Canterbury won the junior interprovincial title beating North Harbour by 3.5 to 2.5 in the final on the Cambridge golf course yesterday.
Canterbury finished top of pool A and will play pool B winner North Harbour in the final in Cambridge this morning.
The Otago under-19 side yesterday suffered its third loss in the national interprovincial tournament, beaten 3-5-2.5 by North Harbour in Cambridge.
Otago made a dismal start with two losses on the first day of the junior interprovincial tournament on the Cambridge course yesterday.
The Otago men’s golf team emerged victorious over Southland by a convincing 15 to 10 margin in the interprovincial event which was played at Oreti Sands during the weekend.
The New Zealand Women's Open will wait until tomorrow to find a champion.
Spain's Belen Mozo clung to a one-shot lead in the third round of the New Zealand Women's Open as Brooke Henderson scythed back into contention.
Ryan Rosevear has been appointed as the Sport Otago development officer for golf and will take up the position on November 8.
Canadian Brooke Henderson and Brit Jodi Ewart Shadoff have set the early pace in the opening round of the New Zealand Women's Open, shooting seven-under par 65s.
Tiger Woods has publicly acknowledged what has been obvious for some time, that he might never return to competitive golf.
Lydia Ko last won a golf tournament in July 2016, but two top 10 finishes this month have buoyed her ahead of the New Zealand Women's Open starting tomorrow.
Susan Greig (St Clair) returned the best score in the Otago women’s trial tournament, which was played over 18 holes at Balmacewen yesterday.
Michael Ormandy (Otago) is the only newcomer in the top five of the Otago 10-man team to play Southland on the Oreti Sands course in Invercargill on September 30 and October 1.
The town women’s team beat its country counterpart 8.5-6.5 in the annual fixture on the Cromwell course on Sunday.
A bogey on the final hole has cost Lydia Ko a chance at a third major title.