Poverty Bay Golf Club celebrates 125 years on the links

Long-time members Cliff Poole (44 years) and Roger Kelly (38 years) view a board of photos and press clippings on display as part of the Poverty Bay Golf Club’s 125th anniversary celebrations this weekend.

As part of the Poverty Bay Golf Club's 125th anniversary celebrations, a field of over 140 players will take part in a tournament tomorrow.

The tournament will be followed by formalities, including a talk by John Rouse, who wrote the book Links With The Past - A History of the Poverty Bay Golf Club 1893-2007, and special presentations.

New Zealand Golf deputy chairman Michael Smith will be among the guests.

Past members are welcome to attend the evening. There is also a nine-hole tournament on Sunday.

The club was formed on April 27, 1893, and is one of the oldest golf clubs in New Zealand.

As part of the Poverty Bay Golf Club's 125th anniversary celebrations, a field of over 140 players will take part in a tournament tomorrow.

The tournament will be followed by formalities, including a talk by John Rouse, who wrote the book Links With The Past - A History of the Poverty Bay Golf Club 1893-2007, and special presentations.

New Zealand Golf deputy chairman Michael Smith will be among the guests.

Past members are welcome to attend the evening. There is also a nine-hole tournament on Sunday.

The club was formed on April 27, 1893, and is one of the oldest golf clubs in New Zealand.

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