Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for June2018

Highs and Lows in the Golf World. Lydia Ko had a really topsy-turvy 4 rounds at the US Women’s Open at Shoal Creek at the beginning of the month.  A horrible first two rounds had her missing the cut at -4 for most of the Friday until all of a sudden players fell away with the Cut
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word For May 2018

Let’s grow the game The Charles Tour is, in our opinion, one of the most important and highly instructive tours designed in this country.  To put the top amateurs in a 4 round competitive playing environment with some of our better touring players and a host of PGA Coaching
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for April 2018

The Greatest Game It was mentioned to us a few days ago that we have developed into New Zealand’s, and maybe even Australasia’s most authoritative and relevant Golf Magazine. This was somewhat sobering and gave us cause to reflect.  Our National and International team of
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for March 2018

Summer of Golf Every February and March the NZ Golfing community looks forward to the playing of the NZ PGA Championship and the NZ Open. However, these two events are like chalk and cheese.  The NZ PGA is played in the regular four round format with mainly PGA Professionals in
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word For February 2018

What a start to the 2018 Summer of Golf.  Wainui hosted a magnificent re-boot to the Masters Golf in January, with Rod Duke & Gerard Peterson being the major sponsors and REBEL Sport having the naming rights.  The weather in Auckland in January has been intermixed with
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for January 2018

New Year – New Starts Welcome to the first issue of 2018. A lot of people are still away and golf is in a bit of a hiatus at the moment, however, we hope you had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year. What is happening though is the re-emergence of Tiger Woods and Michael
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Play Away with Avis in North Auckland

There is so much to see and do in the Northern part of the Auckland region, as well as play golf of course.
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for December 2017

It is true.  The older you get the faster the year flies by. 2017 certainly has been quick with a lot happening in the golf world.  Inside this issue acclaimed writer Peter Thornton has a critical view of 2017 and sums the year up very nicely. From this desk, the highlight of the
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for November 2017

An eventful month Thank goodness winter is coming to an end.  It has been particularly wet and we know of quite a few courses that had to adjust accordingly. Inside we cover the remarkable achievements of one Michael Goldstein who with passion and determination brought the LPGA
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Geoff Witton, Publisher

Geoff’s First Word for October 2017

Top International golf has been missed in Auckland for some years.  Certainly, the PGA was held for a couple of years at Remuera, as an Australasian tier 2 event, but it never reached the heights that it enjoyed at Clearwater some years ago when it was co-sanctioned with the
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