Browsing Golf Industry NewsVIEW ALL

Hole-in-one prizes worth hundreds of thousands on offer at golf open

POSTED ON March 7, 2016 @ 2:06 pm

Logo-2016

A dazzling diamond ring or a sleek luxury car could be the ultimate ‘take home’ prize for a lucky golfer (or two) competing in this year’s BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open.

New Zealand’s premier golf tournament has announced details of its renowned hole-in-one competition during this week’s tournament (March 10 to 13).

Professional and amateur players can win the incredible prizes – each worth hundreds of thousands of dollars – if they ace either the tenth or 16th holes at The Hills.

At the new-look par 3 16th hole, Michael Hill is generously giving away a stunning 4.70 carat diamond ring worth over $600,000 to the first amateur or professional golfer who scores a hole-in-one on the final day of play, Sunday March 13.

The ring comes from Michael Hill’s designer bridal collection, featuring a D colour, internally flawless round brilliant diamond surrounded by a ‘halo’ of diamonds in Michael Hill’s signature ‘Allegro’ style. The diamonds are set in platinum.

Sir Michael Hill says he’s delighted to offer such a unique and very special hole-in-one prize.

“This is an extraordinary piece that you can’t help but love,” he said.

“The ring will be displayed at our store on The 19th village, dazzling passersby until one lucky golfer sinks the perfect shot on Sunday in front of thousands of keen golf fans.

“We wish all the players the best of luck and certainly hope it’s won!”

Meanwhile, the first professional to score a hole-in-one on the par 3 10th hole at The Hills will take home a magnificent new BMW 7 Series, the ultimate in driving luxury. The prize is available over all four days of the tournament until the first professional player achieves a hole in one.

Valued at NZD $239,500, the BMW 750i has been recognised by the National Business Review as their 2015 ‘Luxury Car of the Year.’

“The new BMW 7 Series introduces a host of world-first technical innovations, such as Gesture Control, Laserlight and the impressive new remote control parking,” said BMW Group New Zealand Managing Director, Florian Renndorfer.

“Combined with lavish interior appointments, elegant exterior design and trademark driving dynamics, this incredible vehicle is the epitome of motoring excellence and will shape the future of automotive luxury.

“We’re extremely proud to showcase our most innovative and technologically advanced flagship model as part of our ongoing partnership with New Zealand’s leading golf event,” said Renndorfer.

The BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open is a Tier One event on the PGA Tour of Australasia, in partnership with the Japan Golf Tour. The 2016 event will be played from March 10 to March 13 at two iconic Queenstown courses, The Hills and Millbrook.

For further information, latest updates and to book tickets go to www.nzopen.co.nz

 Michael Hill’s giving away a 4.70 carat diamond ring for a hole-in-one at the 16th hole

Comments are closed.


CLICK HERE TO Sign Up for the GIC Newsletter for all the latest Industry News.

Please enter your details:

I am interested in:

  • News
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment / Jobs
  • Grow the Game
Golf Industry Central Grow the Game Central Golf Recruitment Central Golf Operations Central

Australian Golf Industry Council release golf impact finding...

The Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) has launched...

120 Bed Resort for Kalgoorlie Golf Course...

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has reached a Memorandum...

Women of Newcastle GC play on Saturday for first time in 112...

For these women, teeing off on a Saturday...

World-class golf course and residential development planned for C...

Golfer’s Paradise Planned for Highlands A world-class golf course and residential development are in the pipeline for Cromwell. Since it opened in...

Tapping into Central Otago market might save Oreti Sands, Turner ...

Greg Turner is urging the wider Southland community to look at all potential ways to tap into a booming Central Otago golf...

SEEKING: Operations Assistant – Moore Park Golf...

Clublinks is one of Australia’s leading golf, leisure and residential service providers, through the provision of specialist services and industry expertise Clublinks...

Australian Golf Industry Council release golf impact findings...

The Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) has launched The Community Impact of Golf in Australia Report 2017. It is widely recognised that...

SEEKING: Pastry Sous Chef – Royal Sydney Golf Club...

If you’re looking for a full time role with a strong reputation, the opportunity to develop and the chance...

Growing Golf in the UK report puts focus on women and juniors...

Golf at Goodwood has a long history. The first course on the Estate was laid down in 1892 by...

AGIF Summit Spotlight Falls on Growing Female Participation in Go...

‘Growing Female Participation in Golf’ will be the theme at next week’s Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Club Management...

Agronomy Gurus Primed for AGIF’s Malaysian Turfgrass Management...

Agronomy experts Bruce Williams and Jordan Fairweather head the line-up of speakers for the third Golf Course Superintendents Association...

Great Golf Course Architects – Alex Russell, by Neil Crafte...

Courtesy of the Golf Architecture Magazine ‘A hole is not worth a damn if no one comments on it...

Trio split 1 Million Qantas Points

Australian PGA Professionals Terry Pilkadaris, Adrian Percey and PGA Trainee Professional Frazer Droop are flying high after sharing one...