Welcome Hamilton GC Members PaR nz Golfing Holidays is excited to outline our 2020 Travel Diary including tours and tournaments in New Zealand, and beyond. This issue includes a special offer for all Hamilton GC members, for registrations (with payment) received over the next 3 months. Enter online to any of our 2020 tours and tournaments to go into a draw to win a year’s supply of Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls – one per week – 52 of the No.1 ball in golf ( as recorded from most wins in total), at a retail value of NZ$420. If you have already entered for 2020, your name still goes in the draw. The winner will be announced 1st March 2020. PaR nz Golfing Holidays have been sponsors to the Hamilton GC now for over five years. In addition to enjoying many fine games there ourselves, we have hosted many golfers on the course for NZ Golf tournaments and corporate days such as Mercedes-Benz. We look forward to another great year at Hamilton GC and hope many of you take up our invite to join us in 2020 and the chance to win the Pro V1’s. Make sure you pop into the pro shop and collect a complimentary copy of the December issue of The CUT. This publication has a retail value of $10 – all ‘PaR nz’ copies in the pro shop have been supplied to you with our compliments. All the best for a great Christmas, and personal best scores in 2020! Cheers Denise & Kim PaR nz Golfing Holidays & Hamilton GC Sponsors!
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Golf Travel Diary 2020 CONTENTS
January/February 2020 • New Zealand Golf Men’s & Women’s Mid-Amateur • Vietnam & Cambodia Golf Tour • New Zealand Golf Women’s Senior Match Play March/April 2020 • New Zealand Golf Women’s Autumn Foursomes • Mount Michael Central Otago Autumn Golf Classic
May 2020 • South African Golf & Safari Tour • Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic
June/July 2020 • Canadian Rockies Golf Tour • The Open – England, Wales, Scotland Golf Tour
August 2020 • Sheraton Fiji Denarau Women’s Golf Classic • Sheraton Fiji Villa Teams Challenge
September 2020 • Grande Europe Golf Tour • Spain, Portugal & Morocco
October 2020 • New Zealand Golf 9-Hole Masters • New Zealand Golf Mixed Foursomes Championship • Akarua Millbrook Masters November 2020 • Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic • New Zealand Golf Women’s Senior Foursomes
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January/February 2020 January 10 – 12, 2020 New Zealand Golf Men’s & Women’s Mid-Amateur Omanu Golf Course, Bay of Plenty Open to men and women golfers. Ages: 30+. Handicap Index maximum: Men 0-14, Women 0-24. Enter online at www.parnz.co.nz or www.golf.co.nz The 2020 New Zealand Men’s Mid-Amateur will be combined and played simultaneously with The 2020 New Zealand Women’s Mid-Amateur at the Omanu Golf Course situated in the coastal haven of Mt Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty region. The Championship is a 54-hole stroke play tournament by age group. The tournament will award two places to the 2020 Australian Mid-Amateur for the men’s and women’s winners (providing the winners are New Zealander’s) or the top placed New Zealand male and female competitors. This will include tournament entry and a travel grant to assist with flights to the 2020 Australian Mid-Amateur Championship including tournament clothing.
January 27 – February 11, 2020 Vietnam & Cambodia Golf Tour Siem Reap – Hanoi – Halong Bay – Danang – Saigon Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.parnz.co.nz A rich and unique culture engulfs these two beautiful countries. Discover Vietnam’s and Cambodia’s timeless charm, the bustling day-to-day life of its delightful people and sample fresh fabulous food while playing some world-class golf. The tour starts in Siem Reap with a Cambodian style welcome, two rounds of golf and a sunrise tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat. We then head to Hanoi and on to Ha Long Bay with a round scheduled at one of Vietnam’s most recent golf additions – FLC Golf @ Ha Long Bay. Six wonderful days on China Beach in Da Nang includes four rounds of golf, a Vietnamese Cooking Class and time for shopping in historic Hoi An. The tour finishes in Saigon where, for our last game of golf, we travel to the tee up the Saigon River. A visit to the Cu Chi tunnels is included, and, a final night celebration dinner. This 15 night/16-day tour is 5-star throughout.
February 17 - 20, 2020 New Zealand Golf Women’s Senior Match Play Taupo Golf Course (Centennial), Bay of Plenty Field full – reserve list in place Open to women golfers. Ages: 50+ Enquiries to email@example.com The 2020 New Zealand Women’s Senior Championships will be hosted by Taupo Golf Club, in the Bay of Plenty. This will be the 72nd year of the tournament. The programme includes a qualifying round, competing for three prestigious trophies, before three guaranteed rounds of match play in eight divisions. Winners after three rounds will play on in the finals, in all divisions including flights and plates. The top division competes by “off-the-stick” match play: all other divisions compete in handicap match play.
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FLC Golf @ Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
March/April 2020 March 24 - 26, 2020 New Zealand Golf Women’s Autumn Foursomes Gleniti Golf Course, Timaru Open to all women golfers. Entries on line www.parnz.co.nz or www.nzgolf.org.nz This popular women’s tournament is to be held in 2020 at Timaru’s Gleniti Golf Course. The course was founded in 1928 and boasts being one of only three courses in the South Island to have views of Mount Cook, along with views of the Southern Alps. The clubhouse is an impressive sight, the original homestead and a popular venue for not only many club activities, but private and corporate functions as well. The format of the tournament is based on a 64 pair random draw published for round one, with multiple flights and plates following for the following rounds.
Gleniti Golf Course clubhouse
March 30 - 3 April, 2020 Mount Michael Central Otago Autumn Golf Classic Alexandra, Arrowtown, Cromwell, Queenstown and Wanaka Ages: Players from 20+ are encouraged to enter. Enter online at www.parnz.co.nz Now in its 12th year, the Mount Michael Central Otago Autumn Golf Classic is one of New Zealand’s largest amateur golf tournaments and is extremely popular with local and international golfers. The timing takes advantage of the late summer weather and the magical colours of early autumn. Five rounds will be played consecutively across the golf courses. Entry is open to men and women golfers of all ages. Maximum handicap index for men 32.0 and women 36.0 apply. In 2020 players are invited to ‘drop-in’ centres in Arrowtown, Cromwell, Queenstown and Wanaka so players have a fun meeting place for drinks with dining options! Amateur Championship including tournament clothing.
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May 2020 May 3 - 21, 2020 South African Golf & Safari Tour Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, Fancourt Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com The 2020 South African Tour is sold out (reserve list in operation for any last minute withdrawals – contact firstname.lastname@example.org ) PaR nz Golfing Holidays are taking names now, on a waiting list for 2021 which will open for registrations on the 1 January 2020. The 2021 programme has some exciting additions starting with golf on Royal Johannesburg, four nights in Kruger National Park, two nights on the 5-Star Rovos Rail, golf, wine and sightseeing in Cape Town before two nights in Hermanus on the Garden Route before a grand finish at Fancourt. The 2021 itinerary will be restricted to 26 golfers and will include a fascinating elephant encounter at Knysna Elephant Sanctuary.
Fancourt Outeniqua Golf Course, South Africa
May 25 - 29, 2020 Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands Kerikeri, Waitangi, Whangaroa, Northland Open to men and women golfers. Ages: 20+ Enter on line www.parnz.co.nz Are you sick of playing ‘wet and cold’ golf in the winter months? Then why not join PaR nz Golfing Holidays in New Zealand’s ‘winterless north’ playing in the 3rd annual Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic. Limited to 200 golfers, play four rounds of golf, including World Top 100 Course, Kauri Cliffs in carts complimented with great local experiences at the Bay of Islands GC, Waitangi GC and Whangaroa GC. The tournament programme features venues around Paihia in the Bay of Islands including a Welcome Function at Charlottes Kitchen, a mid-way dinner at the historic Duke of Marlborough Hotel and a Farewell Prize Giving Dinner at our tournament sponsor, the Copthorne Bay of Islands Resort.
The Copthorne, Bay of Islands
Elephant on safari
Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands
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Proud to be sponsors of the
2020 Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic
A superb waterfront location in the heart of the Bay of Islands, offering uninterrupted bay views, surrounded by 60 acres of subtropical gardens and part of the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. • Full room amenities • Wireless internet in all guest rooms • Restaurant & bar facilities
• Swimming pool & spa, tennis court • Historic Waitangi location • Adjacent to scenic golf course & wharf
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June/July 2020 June 10 - 28, 2020 Canadian Rockies Golf Tour Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Invermere, Vernon, Whistler, Vancouver Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Another tour that is sold out for 2020 but a waiting list is building for 2021 – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place. For 2021, this will be our 17th tour to Canada; still one of PaR nz’s favourites and should be on everyone’s bucket list with golf at some of Canada’s best courses! Kananaskis, Banff Springs, Greywolf, Predator Ridge, Chateau Whistler, Nicklaus North and Mayfair Lakes. The accommodation is 5-star throughout – at the Fairmont’s luxury hotels in Calgary, Banff, Whistler and Vancouver, along with luxurious one bedroom apartments in Copper Point and Predator Ridge.
July 13 - 30, 2020 The Open – England, Wales, Scotland Golf Tour London, Celtic Manor, The Belfry, Liverpool, Trump Turnberry Tour Numbers Restricted Packages include two days hospitality at The 149th Open, @ Royal St George’s Enquiries to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org PaR nz Golfing Holidays loves The Open – there is no other major like it. PaR nz Golfing Holidays is an approved provider to The Open – which is so important if you want to make sure you have authorised tickets and hospitality from a reputable source. Our 2020 tour has a few final places for anyone that who like to experience this programme, which includes accommodation at London’s Savoy and the stunning Trump Turnberry Resort with golf highlights including Celtic Manor, The Belfry, Liverpool’s trilogy of Royal’s – Liverpool, Lytham and Birkdale and Turnberry’s Ailsa and Robert The Bruce Links challenges. Two days hospitality at The Open located on the 16th @ Royal St George’s. Will Shane Lowry be able to defend the Claret Jug? We will see.
Ailsa at Turnberry, Scotland
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Richard Heathcote/R&A via Getty Images
Shane Lowry, winner of The 2019 Open
Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Banff Springs, Canada
August 2020 August 8 - 15, 2020 Sheraton Fiji Denarau Women’s Golf Classic Denarau, Natadola Open to all women, all handicaps. Enquiries to email@example.com or visit www.parnz.co.nz for more information BULA! If you are looking for an idea for a ‘girls golf getaway’ or a tonic for the mid-year winter blues, pack your golf shoes, cocktail dress, sunscreen and bikini, and come enjoy the sun with us in beautiful Fiji! Now in our 18th year, the Denarau Woman’s Golf Classic is the golf holiday not to be missed – a week of fun but competitive golf playing four rounds in carts and a great social programme packed with activities. All staying by the beach for seven nights in 5-star luxury in your choice of the Sheraton Fiji, Westin Fiji or Sheraton Villas. New in 2020 is the opening round at Natadola – designed by Vijay Singh – a world-class golf course set against the ocean and rolling pastures of Fiji’s Coral Coast. The three official rounds of the Denarau Women’s Golf Classic will be hosted on the Denarau Golf Course playing Foursomes, 4BBB and Combined Stableford formats.
August 15 - 22, 2020 Sheraton Fiji Villa Teams Challenge Denarau, Natadola Teams event for men and women – in any mix of team members. Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.parnz.co.nz for more information Play in the ‘Best Teams Event in the Pacific’! The Sheraton Fiji Villa Teams Challenge is a week of fun but competitive golf, playing 4 rounds in carts and a great social programme packed with activities. All staying by the beach for seven nights in 5-star luxury in your choice of the Sheraton Fiji, Westin Fiji or Sheraton Villas. The tournament is played with two rounds at Natadola Bay Golf Course, and two rounds will be hosted on the Denarau Golf Course. The Villa Challenge is a 4-person team competition. You can make your team up with any combination of men and/or women. If you don’t have a team, we can certainly find you a team. Points are scored under the PaR nz Points System™.
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Denarau Golf Course, Fiji
Natadola Bay, Fiji
September/October 2020 September 1 - 20, 2020 Grande Europe Golf Tour Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Lake Bled, Milan, Geneva Enquiries to email@example.com or visit www.parnz.co.nz for more information Inspired by Michael Portillo and his series of Grand Rail Journey’s in Europe, PaR nz Golfing Holidays offered, and sold out very quickly, an unique tour to some of the most historical and architectural delights of Europe. We have included the best courses we could find in Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Lake Bled, Milan and Geneva. The 2021 Grande Europe tour will be open for registrations on the 1 January, 2020 – reserve your place now and get ready for the challenges of the Bad Sarrow Berlin, Albatross, Fontana, Royal Bled, Golfclub Adamstal, Castelconturbia and Switzerland’s Domaine Imperial (to name but a few). A star-studded tour that will sell out in 2021 for sure! Make sure you get your names on the waiting list, don’t miss out, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
September 25 - October 17, 2020 Spain, Portugal & Morocco Madrid, Malaga, Seville, Lisbon, Marrakech Final places on this tour. Enquiries to email@example.com or visit www.parnz.co.nz for more information Hola, Ola and Ssalam ‘lekum – A warm Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic welcome to our 2020 Spain Portugal Morocco Golf Tour. This is an exciting 23 day / 22 night fully hosted golf tour that takes in the best golf and cultural highlights of Madrid, Marbella on the Costa del Sol and Seville before heading to Portugal and the magic city of Lisbon, and then onto exciting Marrakech for some Moroccan treats. Three culturally diverse countries playing 12 rounds of championship golf. A round at RC Valderrama with dinner and a private viewing of the Valderrama member museum is a highlight. Limited to 30 golfers.
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Fairmont Royal Palm, Marrakech
Oitavos Dunes, Portugal
October 2020 October 12 - 14, 2020 New Zealand Golf 9-Hole Masters Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Open to men and women 9-Hole and 18-Hole members. Ages: 40+ Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.parnz.co.nz or www.golf.co.nz for more information 9-Hole Golf for everyone – take time out and compete in a fun national tournament that splits time in the sunny Bay of Plenty with a sporting club that has hosted a number of national tournaments. The field is split into men’s and women’s field, and by age categories with a welcome function and prize function included. An optional BBQ midway will also be offered to all players and partners to ‘check’ out the scoreboard and to compare strategies. More details in January 2020.
Te Puke Golf Club
October 24 - 25, 2020 New Zealand Golf Mixed Foursomes Championship Venue tba Open to men and women golfers of all handicaps Entries open February 2020 Enquiries to email@example.com or visit www.parnz.co.nz or www.golf.co.nz for more information The 2020 New Zealand Amateur Mixed Foursomes Championship will be held over Labour Weekend. The field is seeded by handicap into divisions of eight, for three (3) rounds of foursomes match play. The top division will play off the stick foursomes match play with the remainder of the field playing handicap foursomes match play. The programme includes a welcome happy hour, breakfast before play on Saturday 24 October and lunch before prize giving after the final round on Sunday 25 October. Venue and all details will be published early 2020.
October 26 - 31, 2020 Akarua Millbrook Masters Millbrook, Jack’s Point Open to men and women golfers. Ages 30+ Entries open January 2020 Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.parnz.co.nz or for more information Welcome to one of PaR nz Golfing Holidays longest running tournaments, the 18th annual Millbrook Masters. Set against the backdrop of The Remarkables and timed to celebrate the spring colours of Queenstown, the Millbrook Masters is not only a premier golf tournament but a luxury golf holiday. Packages include four rounds of tournament golf with carts playing both the Millbrook and Jack’s Point Courses, staying six nights in luxury at the 5-star Millbrook Resort, NZ’s No. 1 golf resort. The social programme is comprehensive including welcome and farewell functions featuring award winning Akarua wines, daily lunches, a quality souvenir tournament pullover, a great daily and overall prize table and much more.
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November 2020 November 2 - 6, 2020 Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic Cape Kidnappers, Napier, Maraenui, Hastings Open to men and women golfers. Ages 20+ Registrations open early 2020 Enquiries to email@example.com or visit www.parnz.co.nz for more information The 5th annual Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic dates are set – so mark this in your diaries now. The golf challenges include, Golf Digest Top 100 World #17 Golf Course – Cape Kidnappers along with the three best courses in the Hawke’s Bay region – Hastings, Napier and Maraenui Golf Clubs. This tournament is hosted over five days at the four golf courses, located in the fabulous Hawke’s Bay. The region is a major wine growing area on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The main city of Napier is also the Art Deco Capital of New Zealand. The tournament field will be limited to 220 golfers, entries confirmed on a ‘first-in basis’.
Trinity Hill vineyard
November 23 - 26, 2020 New Zealand Golf Women’s Senior Foursomes Rotorua Golf Club, Bay of Plenty Open to women golfers. Ages 50+ Entries open March 2020 Refer www.parnz.co.nz or www.golf.co.nz This popular senior women’s tournament, a national New Zealand Golf event moves to Rotorua’s Arikikapakapa – a popular course and location to match this premium senior tournament. The format includes three days of handicap foursomes match play after 18 holes qualifying net. After qualifying, competitors are put into flights (of 16 pairs per division) which are seeded based on their net score. The first 128 (64 pairs) paid entries will be accepted. If required an additional division, as is often the case, accepting a further 16 pairs / 32 players may be extended.
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Cape Kidnappers, Hawkeâ€™s Bay
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