On the Tee: Golf New Zealand Podcast
New Zealand celebrity television and radio broadcaster and top ranked amateur golfer, joins Telfer & Hyde to give his take on there the game of the top names in the game are at following on from the US Open and leading up to the Open Championship. Does anyone care about golf at the Olympics? And what’s up with Kiwi pros on tour? Is Lydia Ko making a comeback or not?
Our hosts talk to Thiem Nguyen, Manager of Participation for Golf New Zealand about the new ways in which the lead organisation for the sport in this country is working to be more inclusive and raise the number of people playing the game casually and as members of a club.
Gulf Harbour Country Club, site of the 1998 World Cup of Golf, and one of the most scenic courses in New Zealand, has been up and down. At one stage, members were forced to buy the club off its discredited owner. Our hosts talk with current Director of Golf, Frazer Bond, to find out where things are at today.