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Tower Masters, Women's Golf, Tee Off



Financial Services Giant TOWER, celebrates its twentieth year of New Zealand amateur golf sponsorship with the start of the annual TOWER Freyberg Masters in Wanganui today.

The Masters, the fifteen team provincial over-40 tournament, brings the best of New Zealand veteran golfing talent to the fore. Many former golfing internationals and New Zealand amateur champions represent their provinces in this top amateur golfing event.

Woman's Golf New Zealand is in its second week of the TOWER Gross Stableford Rosebowl national competition. Over 400 women's gold clubs, including New Zealand's leading Women's golfing rivals, vie for the provincial title during October and November around New Zealand. TOWER also sponsors the closest to the pin where the 1200 golfing individuals compete for the divisional prizes.

The TOWER Interprovincial Tournament is this year hosted by the Hamilton Golf Club, Tuesday 23 November to Saturday 27 November. The TOWER Tournament is New Zealand's leading amateur team tournament and TOWER's involvement has spanned the last twenty years.

In 1997 TOWER also introduced the Young Player of the Tournament Award, which recognises excellence in the TOWER Interprovincial Tournament and takes into account the stage a young golfer is at in his career at the time. Last year's player of the Tournament was Brad Shilton of the Waikato team. Brad was one of only three unbeaten players of the entire Tournament. The Waikato team's performance last year promises much for the 1999 TOWER Interprovincial as it is played on Waikato's home course, St Andrews.

TOWER Interprovincial - Hamilton Gold Club (St Andrews), Tuesday 23 - Saturday 27 November 1999.

TOWER Freyberg Masters - Wanganui Golf Club, Monday, 1 November - Friday 5 November 1999.

TOWER New Zealand Seniors - Tauranga Golf Club, March 1999-11- 01

TOWER Gross Stableford Rosebowl - Date (in order) District

Golf Club

5 Oct, Tues South Canterbury Tinwald Gold Club

28 Oct, Thurs Otago Arrowtown Golf Club

30 Oct, Sat Wellington Karori Golf Club

31 Oct, Sun Tasman Greymouth Golf Club

31 Oct, Sun Waikato/King Country Waitomo Golf Club

1 Nov, Mon Canterbury Waimairi Beach Golf Club

4 Nov, Thurs Taranaki Stratford Golf Club

5 Nov, Fri Hawkes Bay / Poverty Bay Hastings Golf Club

8 Nov, Mon Auckland Pukekohe Golf Club

14 Nov, Sun Northland Northland Golf Club

15 Nov, Mon Southland Southland Golf Club 12

Nov, Mon Bay of Plenty / Thames Tauranga Golf Club

Valley 19 Nov, Fri

Manawatu/Wanganui Marton Golf Club

22 Nov, Mon North Harbour Muriwai Golf Club


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