Highs and Lows of the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch - Wednesday, 20 February 2013
It will be remembered as one of the finest moments of New Zealand Women’s Golf, if not New Zealand Golf. The 15-year-old superstar teen Lydia Ko upstaged a world-class field to become the youngest winner in Ladies European Tour history and the first Kiwi to win the event. Ko had won th...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open: Ko enjoys historic win at Clearwater - Sunday, 10 February 2013
Amid a drama-filled final half hour, 15-year-old Lydia Ko has created history to win the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open in Christchurch today.
Ko made a clutch three foot putt on the final hole to become the first Kiwi to win the New Zealand Women’s Open and the youngest player to ever wi...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open: Lydia the Ko-leader at Clearwater - Saturday, 9 February 2013
It was a moment that summed up Lydia Ko’s brilliance. The most famous 15-year-old in New Zealand hit her eagle putt from the fringe of the green on the par 5 14th at the Clearwater Golf Club and watched.
The 12m putt down and across the slope had the perfect pace, hit the flag and found the...
ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open: Ko part of glamour grouping - Thursday, 7 February 2013
World No.1 amateur Lydia Ko is part of a glamour grouping that will tee off early in tomorrow’s first round of the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch.
The young Kiwi star will be joined by world No. 19 ranked Angela Stanford (USA) and Europe’s No 1 ranked Carlota ...
ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open: Champion back in her favourite land - Wednesday, 6 February 2013
The 2011 ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open golf champion Kristie Smith is back in her favourite place and in good space ahead of the tournament starting on Friday at Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.
The Western Australian scored a breakthrough victory in the 2011 event at Pegasus Golf Club no...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open: Ko well prepared for Clearwater - Wednesday, 6 February 2013
World No.1 amateur Lydia Ko has been at Clearwater for over a week preparing for this week’s ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch.
The 15-year-old from the Gulf Harbour Country Club was offered a place in the Volvik RACV Ladies Masters on the Gold Coast last week but turn...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open – Ko looking forward to Clearwater - Tuesday, 5 February 2013
There is no doubt that Lydia Ko will be the most talked about golfer at Clearwater this week.
The World No.1 amateur, who is World No.38 on the pro rankings after only playing 11 professional events, will once again be the leading New Zealand hope in a world-class field at the ISPS Handa NZ Women...
Korean pros dominate Final Qualifier - Monday, 4 February 2013
Five Korean professionals dominated the Final Qualifying event for the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch today in testing conditions at the Christchurch Golf Club.
Twenty four golfers were playing for the six remaining places in the fifth edition of the national championship...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open - Nordqvist ticks off bucket list - Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Swedish major champion Anna Nordqvist said that coming to New Zealand has always been on her bucket list.
Coming new places always excites the Swede and she can’t wait to tee it up in the world-class field at the Clearwater Golf Club in the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christc...
ISPS Handa NZ Women's Open - Wright back to defend - Friday, 11 January 2013
Lindsey Wright believes that winning the 2012 ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch changed her career.
Wright, who at her best in 2009 climbed to No.12 in the world, had not won a tournament for eight years and had recessed into a dark hole, a period that she called the lowest ...
NZ Women's Open returns to Clearwater - Thursday, 15 November 2012
New Zealand Golf and Event Promoters Tuohy Associates (NZ) announced today the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch would return to the Clearwater Golf Club from February 8-10 in 2013.
With the ongoing support from the City of Christchurch and the International Sports Promotion...
Ko shares lead at the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch - Saturday, 18 February 2012
Super-teen golfer Lydia Ko has battled her way into contention going into tomorrow’s final round of the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open hosted by Christchurch.
The 14 year old, one of the smallest in the field, braved the blustery winds best to shoot a three under par 69 and move into a six-way...
Kiwis in first round lead at ISPS Handa NZ Open hosted by Christchurch - Friday, 17 February 2012
Waikato amateur Emily Perry and European-based Kiwi Lynnette Brooky share the first round lead at the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch.
The 44-year-old Brooky, for so long an advocate for a national open but playing for the first time, fired a five-under par 67 to ...
Ko excited for ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open hosted by Christchurch - Tuesday, 7 February 2012
It has been a whirlwind few weeks for 14-year-old Lydia Ko and the golfing prodigy is still getting her head around becoming the youngest winner in golf history.
Ko, who finished as the leading amateur at the Australian Masters on the weekend in a share of 32nd place, has been hounded by media bo...
Smith back to defend her ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open title - Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Western Australian Kristie Smith believes winning the New Zealand Women’s Open “changed her life.”
The 23-year-old, who won the tournament by three shots from American Tiffany Joh and Italian Giulia Sergas with a four under 68 in the final round, is excited to return to defend h...