2022 NZ Mens & Womens Mid Am @ Clearwater

START DATE: 14 Jan 2022
END DATE: 16 Jan 2022
Clearwater GC, Christchurch
Tournament Entry NZ$225
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OVERVIEW

PaR nz Golfing Holidays on behalf of Golf New Zealand, are delighted to announce that the championship course of Clearwater will host the 2022 New Zealand Men’s and Women’s Mid-Amateur.

Tournament dates: Friday 14 January - Sunday 16 January 2022 

This is a premium course of some note.  Over recent years The Clearwater Golf Club hosted the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open from 2013 to 2016, and was a host venue for both the New Zealand Open and New Zealand PGA Championship.  Walk in the footsteps of Clearwater graduates such as Jason Dufner, Bubba Watson, Jason Day. Jimmy Walker and most recently Lydia Ko, who in February 2015 posted a course and career record low score of 61 whilst ranked as the World No. 1 female player.  Sir Bob Charles, a Clearwater resident, was a co-designer with John Darby. 

The Clearwater Course is a par-72 championship course that players aged 30+, will be able to battle it out over 3 rounds, played between the 14 – 16 January 2022, a 54 hole stroke play championship.

FORMAT

Both Trophies, the Neil Woodbury Mid-Amateur Cup and the New Zealand Women’s Masters Shield, donated by the Women’s Trust Fund, will be awarded to the overall lowest gross winner, man and woman, over 54 holes. Additional Gross, Net and Stableford prizes by division and age will be awarded, the final split advised when entries close and the field is full.   In the event of a tie for the overall championship, those players tied will play off in a sudden death format as selected by the Championship Committee. This shall continue until a winner is determined. If for any reason this is not possible, joint winners will be declared.  All other prizes and places shall be decided by count back, of the last 18 holes, 9, 6, 3, and then 1. If still tied, the winner shall be decided by lot. If inclement weather affects any round the Championship Committee may alter the format and the numbers of rounds played. All prizes will be distributed in accordance with the Rules of Amateur Status. The field will be limited to the first 128 paid entries received.    

The Tournament Director reserves the right to make amendments according to the final split of entries, by age, handicap and gender, with final divisions advised when entries are closed. Additional entries may be considered outside the listed handicap ranges at the discretion of the Tournament Director.

 

Denise Langdon

Tournament Director

PROGRAMME 2022

Thursday 13 January                          

  • Practice Rounds
  • Player Registration

Friday 14 January                                

  • Player Registration Continues
  • Round 1 2022 Mid-Amateur Championship From 11.00am

Saturday 15 January                           

  • Round 2 Commences from 8.00am

Sunday 16 January                             

  • Final Round Commences from 8.00am
  • Prize Giving (will be held in conjunction with lunch after play on Sunday 16 January at Clearwater Golf Club)

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all affiliated golfers – aged 30 and over as the first day of the tournament:  Men’s handicap’s, maximum index of 14.0 or an overseas equivalent: Women’s handicap’s, maximum index of 24.0 or an overseas equivalent. (Note – the tournament committee accepts that handicaps may alter from the time of entry to the start of the tournament, and may accept players with slightly higher handicaps at their discretion).  Refer the Golf NZ standard Tournament Conditions for all eligibility criteria

ENTRY INCLUSIONS

  • Entry fee of $225 per person, includes your entry fee, complimentary practice round on Thursday
  • Included is lunch with Prize Giving on Sunday 16 January
  • Trundlers available from the pro shop at a nominal cost
  • Electric carts, must be booked and approved by the tournament director (i.e. carts cannot be booked directly with the pro shop)
  • Add-on souvenir Golf NZ Tournament Shirt $69 (Black, white or navy – other colours may be available and will announced closer to the Championship)

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

  • Titleist and FootJoy
  • PGA of New Zealand 

ENTRY INFORMATION

  1. Entries to be made online on the PaR nz website www.parnz.co.nz/tournaments Entries will not be accepted by phone
  2. PaR nz Limited and / or Golf New Zealand or the host club reserve the right to refuse any entry without being required to give a reason.
  3. Entrants must conform with the Rules of Amateur Status, as adopted by the R & A Limited
  4. Entrants must accept the Terms of Competition and Booking Conditions when entering online.
  5. The Scoring records and handicaps of entrants will be reviewed for authenticity through the Golf New Zealand Handicapping website, and/or an overseas equivalent. 
  6. Handicaps will be frozen for the weekend.
  7. It is the player’s sole responsibility to ensure her entry has been received prior to the closing date. A player’s entry has not officially been received until a confirmation is received
  8. In the event of applications exceeding the number of places available in the field, the tournament committee may increase the number of players or, accept entries in order based on handicap. Entry fees will be refunded to those entrants balloted out
  9. Cancellation: Refer Booking Conditions
  10. The data contained in the entry form submitted by the entrant is permanently retained by Golf New Zealand / PaR nz Limited within its database of competitors details. From time to time New Golf New Zealand / PaR nz Limited may allow a sponsor or golf clubs to utilize the information contained. Players photos will be used as appropriate for media and publicity purposes including press releases and a winners report.

REGISTRATION

All competitors must register in person on Thursday 13 January or at least one hour prior to their tee time on Friday 14 January 2022, or unless arranged with the Tournament Director. Failure to do so may result in their place being taken by someone else.

2021 WINNERS                    

Gross Champions           

  • Men: Adam Church (Judgeford)
  • Women: Hitomi Nishio (Titirangi)

Nett                       

  • Men: Sam Wilkinson (Shandon)
  • Women: Harriett Dewes (Shandon)

Stableford            

  • Men: Tavita Burn (Shandon)
  • Women: Yuriko Manabe (Shandon)

TOURNAMENT TEAM

PaR nz Golfing Holidays

Denise Langdon – Tournament Director                         Kim Buckley – Tournament Operations

Mobile 0275 662 385                                                   Mobile 021 373 502

Email denise@parnz.co.nz                                            Email kim@parnz.co.nz

 

2022 HOST VENUE

Clearwater Golf Club

40A Clearwater Avenue                                                Phone 03-360 2146

Northwood, Christchurch 8051                                      Email play@clearwatergolf.co.nz

Contact us here for more information on this golf holiday.
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