The New Zealand PGA is the governing body for the professional game in New Zealand. The current membership has 410 members. The NZPGA was founded in 1913, this year we are celebrating the centennial year. Our PGA is one of the oldest PGA’s in the world, in fact our PGA is older than the American PGA (USPGA). The NZPGA runs New Zealand richest tournament, the NZPGA Pro-am held at the Hills in Queenstown. The NZPGA also runs the trainee program for aspiring golfers who wish to become qualified golf professionals. The quality of the trainee program is world class, professionals qualifying from this program are highly skilled in a number of areas to support the game.
I have been an accredited NZPGA member since 1993. Please make sure that the coach you are working with is a NZPGA member.
To find out more about the NZPGA and what they offer, please visit their website from the link below.
PGA New Zealand
Mizuno is a leading manufacturer of golf clubs and accessories, being particularly noted for their Grain Flow Forged irons which have been, and continue to be, used by many of the world top professional golfers. Tiger Woods used Mizuno golf clubs while he was in college and continued to use them after he turned professional in 1996, including for his first Masters Tournament victory in 1997, despite being contracted to Titleist at the time. Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros, Tommy Nakajima, Luke Donald and Sandy Lyle are other high profile players to have played Mizuno equipment during their careers.
I am very proud to be able to play such a premium brand of golf equipment. Mizuno has dedicated many years to perfecting their craft of producing the best forged iron heads in the market.
To find out more about Miznuo Golf and what they offer, please visit their website from the link below.
Whether it is to tick something off your bucket list, entertain clients or have an amazing adventure with your mates. Helicopter me has the right solution and experience for you.
Helicopter Me is my preferred provider for all my helicopter tour packages I offer. I have worked with them for over two years now. With a professional attitude and service with a smile, I have always found them a great company to work with.
Helicopter Me is the leading helicopter tour operator in Auckland, New Zealand. We have outstanding relationships with the most exciting tourism venues, employ the most experienced and personable pilots and have an unblemished 30 year safety record.
Our reputation for exceptional service is built on their vision to be the freshest, most innovative, No.1 tour company in Auckland. This means you get amazing, purpose-designed helicopters with outstanding viewing windows; great staff who will put you at ease; and an operation that knows how to get you where you want to go, on time and in comfort.
Whether you’re looking to book a scenic flight, golf or fishing excursions, a romantic flight to Waiheke Island or a specialised charter, Helicopter Me will assist you in planning the occasion, endeavouring to make it one you won’t soon forget. We specialise in “memory building”.
To find out more about Helicopter Me and what they offer please visit their website from the link below.
Play The Dunes and be prepared for the golf experience of your lifetime.
The Dunes is a unique golfing experience – bordering the picturesque Whangapoua Harbour and a beautiful 4km sandy Pacific beach, the course is set in glorious surroundings, with sea and harbour views from most holes and the Coromandel Range forming a spectacular backdrop.
The world-class Dunes golf course sits at the tip of a sand spit, with its sand base providing the ideal all-weather course. When combined with the challenging layout, this championship golf course is a challenge for golfers on both high and low handicaps.
The Dunes is one of the most picturesque and challenging courses in New Zealand today. It will test even the very best of golfing abilities and if the golf is only mediocre, the walk is still fantastic.
The par 73 championship course measures 6162 metres off the back tees and 5772 metres off the standard men’s tees. The women’s tees measure 5341 metres. For those lower handicapped women looking for a even greater challenge, we have also rated the men’s tees for women.
The course is open all year round, so if you want to play one of New Zealand’s best kept golfing secrets “Come play The Dunes”
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To find out more about The Dunes at Matarangi and what they offer please visit their website from the link below.
The Dunes Matarangi
My TPI, the largest collection of golf-specific health, fitness and swing advice on the internet. Brought to you by the experts at the Titleist Performance Institute, MyTPI.com delivers cutting edge information from experts on six continents and 56 countries.
The Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) is the world’s leading educational organization and research facility dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing.
Since its inception in 2003, TPI has studied thousands of golfers ranging from the top professional tour players to weekend enthusiasts. An incredible amount of data on players of all shapes, sizes, ages, and fitness levels has been gathered during this time. Using this data, TPI discovered how a properly functioning body allows a player to swing a golf club in the most efficient way possible. Additionally, TPI has analysed how physical limitations in a player’s body can adversely affect the golf swing and potentially lead to injury.
fore GOLF chose to endorse the TPI system to help the clients I work with reach the next level in their golf and keep them safe by preventing injury.
To find out more about TPI and what they offer please visit their website from the link below.
Titleist Performance Institute
Golf Works Ltd has been providing golf-specific physiotherapy and training programmes for touring professional and elite amateur and club golfers since 1998 when Trevor was asked to be the physiotherapist at the World Cup of Golf at Gulf Harbour Country Club. Since then Trevor has worked with a large number of golfers, including professionals on the US, European, Asian and Australasian PGA tours.
Trevor is New Zealand-trained physiotherapist who holds an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy, a postgraduate diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy, a postgraduate certificate in acupuncture and a Masters of Health Science (1st Class Hons) from the Auckland University of Technology. He qualified in 1996 and has owned a physiotherapy practice since 1997. Since graduating Trevor has developed a comprehensive tool kit to help him solve difficult musculoskeletal problems in both the golfer and non-golfer alike. Trevor is currently the only Level 3 TPI certified Medical Professional in New Zealand and one of only three in Australasia.
fore GOLF use Trevor and Golfworks for all my own personal physio treatment. Trevor is very professional and incredibly knowledgeable and always goes the extra mile for his clients.
To find out more about the Golfworks and Trevor and what he offers please visit his website from the link below.
Golf Kinetics was the brain child of Paul Greenwood and Trevor Montgomery. They both wanted to bring together their skills in their chosen fields, Paul is a Personal Trainer and Trevor is a Physio Therapist to create a golf specific physical training program.
Paul is my preferred golf specific personal trainer, his experiences, knowledge and TPI training mean he is one of New Zealand’s most qualified and sort after trainers. We are fortunate to have him in Auckland and available for the clients I work with.
If you are serious about taking your golf to the next level and protecting your body from injury, then fore GOLF recommends using Paul to support your physical conditioning.
I use Paul for our own personal training, his enthusiasm and passion along with his knowledge make each session personalised and challenging based on the persons goals and abilities.
To find out more about Golf Kinetic’s and Paul and what he can offer you, please visit his website from the link below.
SNAG stands for Start New At Golf. SNAG was developed to be a fun interactive approach to introducing golf to new golfers, particularly children.
SNAGGOLF is a golf coaching system that has been developed by PGA Professionals through years of research. SNAGGOLF makes coaching and instructing simple, but most of all fun. SNAG’s In-School Programme has been designed to meet many of the sports and educational standards set in New Zealand.
fore GOLF works with SNAG to provide an opportunity to expose this great product and programs to children on the Northshore. I am involved with after school programs, holiday programs and are working toward the creation of the SNAG Junior Academy,
I see SNAG as a great, colourful, fun and exciting system to introduce golf to children with program that support learning and participation.
To find out more about SNAG and what they offer, please visit their website from the link below.
Digital Hothouse is a digital agency with some real differences. To start with, we’re not really an agency at all! We don’t charge media margin, we even work on performance-only engagements, and most importantly, we make sure that you do more business online.
So what exactly do we do for you? Simply put, it comes down to two things: you either need to get more quality visitors to your site, or you need to turn more of your visitors into customers. We do both these things, and we believe that we do them smarter, cheaper and more effectively than anyone else.
Paul from Digital Hothouse has been amazing support in helping me to get my new fantastic website up and running. I can not express enough my sincere thanks for his patience, expertise and simple approach to helping me with my goals for my website. A pleasure to deal with making things simple and easy.
If you are in need of support for website creation and management or SEO management and much more then Paul is your guy.
To find out more about Digital Hothouse and what they offer please visit their website from the link below.
Takapuna Public Golf Facility is located at 27 Northcote Road. This is the venue of my learning centre. I have access to an all weather driving, full size practise putting green, shortgame facilities, a full proshop for equipment support and our 18 hole golf course.
fore GOLF is well established at Takapuna, I value the opportunity to coach at this venue, it has good facilities to support the clients I work with in whatever they need to learn.
Takapuna is located just off the motorway (exit 419) heading north on state highway 1, we are 10 minutes drive from the CBD over the harbour bridge. Come and visit and see what Takapuna Golf can offer you.
To find out more about Takapuna Public Golf Facility or what they can offer you, please visit their website from the link below.
Takapuna Golf Course
Skykiwi is an online marketing, advertising company that offers a holistic range of services to its customers. It is New Zealand’s #1 Chinese community website, with thousands of views, hits each day.
I have and will continue to advertise with Skykiwi as it is critical platform that introduces new people, relationships and business opportunities to my company.
So if you wish to meet people, buy goods, try a new service – that involves the Chinese community then I recommend checking out what SkyKiwi have to offer.
I recommend you check out the SkyKiwi website from the link below.
Harry Kim, my IT guru based out of Albany Auckland formed the company IBSP Limited which is a holistic IT company offering a wide range of services. – His website Netcafe 24 offers e-commerce, website creation and design, hosting and purchasing domain names.
Harry is also the technical engineer of my joint partnership in creating eGolf Global – an online client management and bookings system specifically for Golf Coaches.
Harry is like family to me, I have known, trusted and used his services since 2008.
So if you have any questions or ideas on how to make your business look and run more professionally on the internet. Please visit his website to see what he can offer you from the link below.