New Zealand Pga-pro am championship
The Hills, Jeweller Michael Hills private golf course on the outskirts of Arrowtown, March 29-31
Australian Brendan Jones is the highest ranked golfer in the 132-strong field, finishing 2011 ranked 80th in the world. Others include: 10-time US PGA tour winner David Frost, of South Africa, and fellow tour veterans Craig Parry, Peter O’malley, Peter Fowler, David Smail, Mark Brown and Phil Tataurangi.
Hollywood actor and producer Don Cheadle, British Open winner Sir Bob Charles, world amateur No 1 Lydia Ko, ex-all Blacks Justin Marshall, Andy Hayden and Jeff Wilson, Wallabies legend Nick Farr-jones, Black Caps opener Mark Richardson, netballer Julie Coney, media personality Murray Deaker, ex-all Black Coach (and chairman of the organising committee) John Hart and business personality Sir Michael Hill.