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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.

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