Craig Palmer

Golf courses lose kingpins

By PHILIP CHANDLER Long-time bosses at two high-end Arrowtown golf courses both pulled pin last month. The Hills general manager Brendan Allen has resigned along with Millbrook Resort’s finance director Brian Spicer. Allen, who couldn’t be contacted, joined The Hills as course...

Queenstown trailblazer dies

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Gibbston winery stalwart who died last week, aged 74, played a key role in developing the world-class Queenstown Trail. Former American Terry Stevens and his wife-to-be Susan settled in Gibbston in 1999, buying a vineyard block on...

Pros rekindle rivalry

There's a competition within a $1 million competition at this week's NZ Open golf tournament near Arrowtown. As the event's final rounds move from The Hills to Millbrook Resort, Millbrook pro Peter Smith and his counterpart Craig Palmer, from The Hills,...

Youngsters with drive

Two young Queenstown golfers are hoping for a shot at the big time. Judkins brothers Callum, 16, and Liam, 12, are turning heads on the local scene. Callum captains the under-16 Otago team and has ambitions to turn pro. Liam – under-13...
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement