Trans Tasman Cup

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The U.S Kids Golf Trans-Tasman Cup celebrates the friendly sporting rivalry that has historically existed  between Australia and New Zealand.

The Trans Tasman Cup is an invitational event which brings together the best of both countries. The top 2 players aged between 5 and 14,  from each age division, nationally, from the U.S Kids Golf Summer Tour in Australia and New Zealand are invited to play and represent their country. 

The inaugural U.S Kids Golf  Trans-Tasman Cup was first played in 2016.  As we enter our third year, this tournament has not disappointed. We have witne
ssed some inspiring team efforts, healthy, fun competition and most importantly the creation of great friendships between players from both sides of the “ditch”.

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Results

2016 – New Zealand 6.5 to 5.5

2017 – Australia 6.5 to 5.5

 

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2018 Trans Tasman Cup

Friday 4th May and Saturday 5th May 2018

Where: Golf Harbour Country Club – Auckland, New Zealand 

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The Format

Thursday 3rd May         

Optional Practice Round (own expense)

Friday 4th May             

 Trans-Tasman Cup Parade Of Nations and Welcoming Ceremony

Day 1 of Tournament – 18 holes for Boys 9 and over, and girls 10 and over. 9 holes for all younger players. 

Saturday 5th May

Day 2 of Tournament9 holes for all players 

Trans Tasman Cup Prize Giving

Cost 

NZ$250 per player

Players lunch will be provided on both days.

Each Player receives a bucket of range balls 

Golf Carts supplied for each player on both tournament days (must be driven by caddie)

 

 Qualifying For The Australian Team 

There are 12 Age/Gender Divisions 

Boys 6 & Under           Girls 7 & Under 

Boys 7                            Girls 8-9

Boys 8                           Girls 10-11

Boys 9                            Girls 12-14

Boys 10

Boys 11

 Boys 12 

Boys 13-14 

The top 2 place getters nationally from the selection criteria are invited to represent Australia

If one or both is unable to attend the 3rd place getter is is invited and so on until the team is filled.

The Selection Criteria is based on :

  • Highest number of points from the Australian Summer Tour nationally
  • Must have achieved the age/gender scoring requirement as per www.uskidsgolf.com
  • Must have played at least one event in the Summer Tour 
  • In the event of a points ti, the worst points result is dropped off the tied players score until there is a clear 1st or 2nd etc

Age is as of the 31st July 2018 – as per U.S Kids Golf International Event policy

The team will be announce by the 15th March 2018! 

Good luck ! 

 

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