On the Tee: Golf New Zealand

On the Tee: Golf New Zealand Podcast

Hosted by Tom Hyde and Brendan Telfer
How’s Your Gear?

How’s Your Gear?

Former professional tour player and leading golf coach, Simon Thomas, talks about the latest in technology and the ways everything from new metal combinations to solid core golf balls might (or might not) improve your game.  As the Director of a successful golf academy at St. Peter’s College in Cambridge, you’ll be surprised to learn just how many junior golfers have enrolled in his programme.

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Follow the Money

After many years of planning and negotiation between two of New Zealand’s most desired golf clubs (that were located next door to each other in South Auckland) work on an entirely new, merged 18 holes with new facilities, designed by Nicklaus Golf and Patterson Architects, is complete. Our hosts talk with Warwick Hill-Rennie, the CEO of the (now) Royal Auckland Grange Golf Club, to get the lowdown on how it all unfolded.

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Peter Williams Sounds Off

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?

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What’s Up at Gulf Harbour?

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.

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