New Zealand Open


 

The New Zealand Open

 
The New Zealand Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

The New Zealand Open Championship is a current Australasian Tour event, which has been played annually since 1907. It was not played during the two World Wars and in 1990, 1999 and 2008 due to Tour schedule changes. It was played twice in 1995. This national championship has recently been co-sanctioned with the European Tour (2006/7) and the US Nationwide Tour (2009/10). The event has always been played as the New Zealand Open, recently prefixed by various title sponsors as follows: Holden (2003-5); Blue Chip (2006); Michael Hill (2007 - ).

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2018
ISPS Handa
Nisbet, Daniel
Millbrook Resort
258 (-27)
A$191,522
Played as the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open (March 1-4; Aus/Asian Trs event). Second-placed Terry Pilkadaris (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Nisbet (Aus), who shot a final round 9-under-par 62 to clinch his first Australasia Tour win. [Millbrook Resort, Arrowtown, NZ; earlier rounds also at The Hills].
2017
ISPS Handa
Hendry, Michael
Millbrook Resort
266 (-19)
A$163,666
Played as the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open (March 9-12; Aus Tr event). Home country winner Hendry (NZ) beat Brad Kennedy (Aus) and Ben Campbell (NZ) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-3 18th). [Millbrook Resort, Arrowtown, NZ; earlier rounds also at The Hills].
2016
BMW ISPS Handa
Griffin, Matthew
Hills, NZ
267 (-20)
NZ$180,000
Played as the BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open (March 10-13; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Hideto Tanihara (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Griffin (Aus). [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ. First two rounds also staged at Millbrook Resort].
2015
BMW
Zunic, Jordan
266 (-21)
A$160,563
Played as the BMW New Zealand Open (March 12-15; Aus Tr event). Second-placed David Bransdon (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Zunic (Aus), who recorded his first professional win. Zunic turned professional earlier in the year, but missed out on his Tour card at Q School. [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ. First two rounds also staged at Millbrook Resort].
2014
x
Papadatos, Dimitrios
270 (-18)
A$141,170
Played as the New Zealand Open (Feb 27-Mar 2; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Mark Brown (NZ) finished 4 shots behind Papadatos (Aus), who recorded his first Australasia Tour win. [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ. First two rounds also staged at Millbrook Resort].
2013
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played in 2013; held over from November 2012 until Feb 2014 to establish a new slot in the Australasian Tour schedule.
2012
BMW
Higginbottom, Jake
281 (-7)
amateur
Played as the BMW New Zealand Open hosted by Christchurch (Nov 22-25; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Jason Norris (Aus) and Peter Wilson (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 19-year-old Higginbottom (Aus, amateur). Higginbottom was the first amateur since Harry Berwick in 1956 to win this event. [Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, NZ].
2011
BMW
Kennedy, Brad
281 (-7)
NZ$72,000
Played as the BMW New Zealand Open hosted by Christchurch (Dec 1-4; Aus Tr event). Kennedy (Aus) beat Craig Parry (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his second Australasia Tour win. [Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, NZ].
2010
Michael Hill
Gates, Bobby
274 (-14)
US$108,000
Played as the Michael Hill New Zealand Open (Jan 28-31; Aus/PGA Nationwide Trs event; Nationwide Tr season-opener). Second-placed Andrew Dodt (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Gates (USA), who was making his debut on the Nationwide Tour. [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ].
2009
Michael Hill
Prugh, Alex
269 (-19)
US$113,684
Played as the Michael Hill New Zealand Open (March 12-15; Aus/PGA Nationwide Trs event). Second-placed Martin Miller (USA) finished 3 shots behind Prugh (USA), who recorded his first professional career win in his second year as a professional. [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ].
2008
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played in 2008 due to Tour scheduling changes.
2007
Michael Hill
Finch, Richard
274 (-14)
€144,895
Played as the Michael Hill New Zealand Open (Nov 29-Dec 2; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2008 season). Second-placed Steven Bowditch (Aus) and Paul Sheehan (Aus) finished 3 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Finch (Eng). Sir Bob Charles (71 yrs) became the oldest player to make a cut on any of the major Tours. [The Hills GC, Arrowtown, NZ].
2006
Blue Chip
Green, Nathan
Gulf Harbour
279 (-5)
€145,831
Played as the Blue Chip New Zealand Open (Nov 30-Dec 3; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; part of Eurpn Tr 2007 season). Second-placed Michael Campbell (NZ), Nick Dougherty (Eng), Marcus Fraser (Aus), Jarrod Moseley (Aus), Wade Ormsby (Aus) and Brett Rumford (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Green (Aus). [Gulf Harbour CC, Whangaparaoa, nr Auckland, NZ].
2005
Holden
Fasth, Niclas
Gulf Harbour
266 (-22)
€156,670
Played as the Holden New Zealand Open (Feb 10-13; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; first-time co-sanctioned by Eurpn Tr). Fasth (Swe) beat Miles Tunnicliff (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Gulf Harbour CC, Whangaparaoa, nr Auckland, NZ].
2004
Holden
Price, Terry
Grange, The (NZ)
271 (-9)
NZ$126,000
Played as the Holden New Zealand Open (Jan 15-18; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Brad Heaven (NZ, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Price (Aus), who recorded the last of his eight Australasia Tour wins. [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
2003
Holden
Pearce, Mahal
Royal Auckland
278
278 (-10)
Played as the Holden New Zealand Open (Jan 16-19; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Brett Rumford (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time Australasia Tour winner Pearce (NZ). [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
2002
Telstra/Hyundai
Parry, Craig
Paraparaumu Beach
273 (-11)
Played as the Telstra Hyundai New Zealand Open (Jan 10-13; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Steven Alker (NZ), Michael Campbell (NZ) and Stephen Leaney (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
2001
Telstra
Smail, David
Grange, The (NZ)
273 (-7)
Played as the Telstra Saturn New Zealand Open (Jan 18-21; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Steven Alker (NZ), Michael Campbell (NZ), Nathan Gatehouse (Aus) and Roger Chapman (Eng) finished 2 shots behind first-time Australasia Tour winner Smail (NZ). [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
2000
Crown Lager
Campbell, Michael
Paraparaumu Beach
269 (-15)
Played as the Crown Lager New Zealand Open (Jan 20-23; Aus Tr event). Michael Campbell (NZ) beat Craig Perks (NZ) with an eagle at the second playoff hole. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1999
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played in 1999; held over from Dec 1999 until Jan 2000 to establish a new slot in the Australasian Tour schedule.
1998
x
Lane, Matthew
Formosa Auckland CC
279 (-9)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 10-13; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Rod Pampling (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Lane (NZ), who recorded his first and only Australasia Tour win. [Formosa Auckland CC, Beachlands, Auckland; now called Formosa Golf Resort].
1997
AMP-Air NZ
Turner, Greg
Royal Auckland
278 (-10)
NZ$94,730
Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Dec 11-14; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Andrew Coltart (Scot), Jean-Louis Guepy (Fra) and Lucas Parsons (Aus) finished 7 shots behind Turner (NZ). [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1996
AMP-Air NZ
Long, Michael
Paraparaumu Beach
275 (-9)
A$78,747
Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Dec 5-8; Aus Tr event). Second-placed and defending champion Peter O'Malley (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Long (NZ), who added this title to his wins in the NZ Amateur (1990), NZ Under-23s (1989), NZ Junior (1988) and NZ Boys (1985). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1995
AMP-Air NZ
O'Malley, Peter
Grange, The (NZ)
272 (-8)
Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Dec 7-10; Aus Tr event; second NZ Open of 1995, brought forward from Jan 1996 to establish a new December slot in the Tour schedule). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 3 shots behind O'Malley (Aus). [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
1995
AMP-Air NZ
Parsons, Lucas
Royal Wellington
282 (-6)
A$42,827
Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Jan 12-15; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Mike Clayton (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 25-year-old Parsons (Aus). [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1994
AMP
Jones, Craig
Remuera GC
277 (-7)
NZ$54,000
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (Jan 6-9; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Jones (Aus). [Remuera GC, Auckland, NZ].
1993
AMP
Fowler, Peter
Paraparaumu Beach
274 (-10)
NZ$54,000
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (Feb 11-14; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Elliot Boult (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Fowler (Aus), who recorded the last of his four Australasia Tour wins. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1992
AMP
Waite, Grant
Paraparaumu Beach
268 (-16)
NZ$45,000
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (Feb 20-23; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus) and Grant Kenny (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Waite (NZ), who won his first professional tournament with an albatross-two at the par-5 final hole; he holed-out with a perfectly struck 2-iron. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1991
AMP
Davis, Rodger
Paraparaumu Beach
273 (-11)
NZ$45,000
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (March 7-10; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Davis (Aus), who claimed his second win in this event. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1990
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played in 1990; held over from Dec 1990 until March 1991 to establish a new slot in the Australasian Tour schedule.
1989
AMP
Turner, Greg
Paraparaumu Beach
277 (-7)
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (Nov 2-5). Second-placed Richard Gilkey (USA) finished 6 shots behind Turner (NZ), who recorded his second Australia Tour win. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1988
Nissan-Mobil
Stanley, Ian
Paraparaumu Beach
273 (-11)
NZ$22,000
Played as the Nissan-Mobil New Zealand Open (Dec 15-18). Second-placed Michael Clayton (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Stanley (Aus). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1987
Nissan-Mobil
Rafferty, Ronan
Royal Wellington
279 (-9)
Played as the Nissan-Mobil New Zealand Open (Dec 10-13). Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) beat Larry Nelson (USA) with a par at the seventh sudden-death playoff hole. [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1986
Nissan-Mobil
Davis, Rodger
Grange, The (NZ)
262 (-18)
Played as the Nissan-Mobil New Zealand Open (Dec 4-7). Second-placed Bob Shearer (Aus) finished 8 shots behind Davis (Aus), who broke the tournament record low score by 4 shots. [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
1985
x
Pavin, Corey
Russley GC
277 (-15)
NZ$9,000
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 5-8). Second-placed Jeff Senior (Aus) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Pavin (USA). The final round was marked by a severe thunderstorm, and a saturated course thereafter. [Russley GC, Christchurch, NZ].
1984
x
Pavin, Corey
Paraparaumu Beach
269 (-19)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 6-9). Second-placed Terry Gale (Aus) finished 4 shots behind first-time Australia Tour winner Pavin (USA). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1983
x
Baker-Finch, Ian
Royal Auckland
280 (E)
NZ$18,000
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 24-27). Second-placed Stuart Reese (NZ) finished 3 shots behind 23-year-old Baker-Finch (Aus), who recorded his first win as a professional. [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1982
x
Gale, Terry
Christchurch GC
284 (-4)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 25-28). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Gale (Aus). [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1981
x
Shearer, Bob
Royal Wellington
285 (-3)
A$10,512
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 10-13). Second-placed Terry Gale (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Shearer (Aus), who recorded his second Australia Tour win in as many weeks, and his second win in this event in four years. [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1980
x
Allin, Bud
New Plymouth GC
274 (-14)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 4-7). Second-placed Eamonn Darcy (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Allin (USA), who recorded his first and only Australia Tour win. [New Plymouth GC, Ngamotu Links, New Plymouth, NZ].
1979
x
Ginn, Stewart
St Clair GC, NZ
278 (-6)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 6-9). Second-placed Simon Owen (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Ginn (Aus). [St Clair GC, Dunedin, NZ].
1978
x
Shearer, Bob
Wanganui GC
277 (-3)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 7-10). Second-placed Brian Barnes (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Shearer (Aus), who prevailed during the rain-swept final two days. [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1977
x
Byman, Bob
Auckland GC
290 (+6)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 8-11). Second-placed Terry Gale (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Byman (USA), who recorded his first and only Australia Tour win. [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1976
x
Owen, Simon
Royal Wellington
284 (-8)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 3-6). Second-placed Doug McClelland (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Owen (NZ). [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1975
x
Dunk, Bill
Hamilton GC, NZ
272 (-16)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 20-24). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) and Bill Brask (USA) finished 4 shots behind Dunk (Aus), who recorded his second win in this event in four years. Monday finish required following earlier rain delays. [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1974
x
Gilder, Bob
Christchurch GC
283 (-5)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 21-24). Bob Gilder (USA) beat Bob Charles (NZ) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. Jack Newton (Aus) was eliminated at the second playoff hole. Gilder became the first American to win this title. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1973
x
Charles, Bob
Manawatu GC
283 (-5)
NZ$3,000
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 22-25). Second-placed Ian Stanley (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Charles (NZ), who recorded the last of his four wins in this event. [Manawatu GC, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, NZ].
1972
x
Dunk, Bill
Paraparaumu Beach
279 (-5)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 23-26). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng), who bogeyed the final hole, finished 1 shot behind Dunk (Aus). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1971
x
Thomson, Peter
Otago GC
276 (-8)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 25-28). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who won this title for the ninth (and last) time in 21 years. [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1970
x
Charles, Bob
Grange, The (NZ)
271 (-13)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 26-29). Second-placed Graham Marsh (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Charles (NZ), who recorded the third of his four wins in this event. [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
1969
x
Nagle, Kel
Wanganui GC
273 (-7)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 27-30). Second-placed John Lister (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Nagle (Aus), who won this title for the third straight year, and recorded the last of his seven wins in this event. [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1968
x
Nagle, Kel
Christchurch GC
272 (-8)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 28-Dec 1). Second-placed Frank Phillips (Aus) finished 7 shots behind defending champion Nagle (Aus). [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1967
x
Hamilton GC, NZ
275 (-9)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 16-19). Second-placed Ted Ball (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Nagle (Aus). [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1966
x
Charles, Bob
Paraparaumu Beach
273 (-19)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 17-20). Second-placed Guy Wolstenholme (Eng) finished 13 shots behind Bob Charles (NZ), who recorded his second NZ Open win, and first as a professional. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1965
x
Thomson, Peter
Royal Auckland
278 (-2)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 18-21). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and defending champion Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 8 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who recorded his eighth win in this event. [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1964
x
Nagle, Kel
Christchurch GC
266 (-26)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 19-22). Second-placed Frank Phillips (Aus) finished 12 shots behind Nagle (Aus). [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1963
x
Devlin, Bruce
Wanganui GC
273 (-11)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 1 shots behind Devlin (Aus). [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1962
x
Nagle, Kel
Titirangi GC
281
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 25-28). Second-placed Walter Godfrey (NZ, amateur) finished 2 shots behind Nagle (Aus). [Titirangi GC, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ].
1961
x
Thomson, Peter
New Plymouth GC
267
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 11-14). Second-placed Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 9 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who won this event for the third straight year. This was the fifth straight year that Thomson and Nagle finished in the top two positions. [New Plymouth GC, Ngamotu Links, New Plymouth, NZ].
1960
x
Thomson, Peter
Invercargill GC
281
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 18-19). Second-placed Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Thomson (Aus). [Invercargill GC, Otatara, Invercargill, NZ].
1959
x
Thomson, Peter
Paraparaumu Beach
287 (-5)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Sept 24-27). Thomson (Aus) beat defending champion Kel Nagle (Aus) in an 18-hole playoff (Thomson 67; Nagle 73). On the final hole of regulation play, Nagle holed his approach shot for an eagle-three to force the playoff. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1958
x
Hamilton GC, NZ
278
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 15-18). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Nagle (Aus). [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1957
x
Nagle, Kel
Manawatu GC
294
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 10-12). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Nagle (Aus). [Manawatu GC, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, NZ].
1956
x
Berwick, Harry
Christchurch GC
292
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 11-13). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Berwick (Aus; amateur), who was described in news articles as a 33-year-old bricklaying contractor. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1955
x
Thomson, Peter
Royal Auckland
280 (-8)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 6-8). Second-placed Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 10 shots behind Thomson (Aus). [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1954
x
Charles, Bob
Royal Wellington
280 (-8)
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 6-8). Second-placed Bruce Crampton (Aus) finished 2 shots behind 18-year-old left-hander Bob Charles (NZ, amateur), who recorded his first win in a national Open Championship. Charles was described in the press as a bank clerk. [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1953
x
Thomson, Peter
Otago GC
295 (+7)
Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 13-15). Second-placed Frank Buckler (NZ) finished 5 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who won this event for the third time in four years. [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1952
x
Murray, Alex
Wanganui GC
293
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Harry Berwick (Aus, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Murray (Eng/NZ), who recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1951
x
Thomson, Peter
Titirangi GC
288
Played as the New Zealand Open (Sept 27-29). Second-placed Frank Buckler (NZ) and Tim Woon (NZ, amateur) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Thomson (Aus). [Titirangi GC, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ].
1950
x
Thomson, Peter
Christchurch GC
280
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Alf Guy (NZ) finished 9 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who recorded the first of his nine NZ Open titles. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1949
x
Galloway, James
Hastings GC, NZ
283
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Bob Glading (NZ) and L.B. Johnstone (NZ, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Galloway (NZ). [Hastings GC, Bridge Pa, Hastings, NZ].
1948
x
Murray, Alex
Otago GC
294
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Bryan Silk (NZ, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Murray (Eng/NZ). [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1947
x
Glading, Bob
New Plymouth GC
291
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Alex Murray (Eng/NZ) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Glading (NZ). Glading (who continued playing golf into his 90s) won the 1946 NZ Open as an amateur, and successfully defended as a professional. [New Plymouth GC, Ngamotu Links, New Plymouth, NZ].
1946
x
Glading, Bob
Manawatu GC
306
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open. Glading (NZ, amateur) beat Norman Fuller (NZ) in a playoff. [Manawatu GC, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, NZ].
1945
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1944
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1943
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1942
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1941
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1940
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War II.
1939
x
Hornabrook, John
Miramar GC, NZ
291
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Alex Murray (NZ) finished 3 shots behind John Hornabrook (NZ, amateur), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Miramar GC, Wellington, NZ].
1938
x
Locke, Bobby
Otago GC
288 (-4)
Played as the New Zealand Open (November). Second-placed Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) and Basil J. Smith Jr (NZ) finished 3 shots behind 20-year-old Locke (S Africa). [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1937
x
Hornabrook, John
Hamilton GC, NZ
299
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 1-3). Hornabrook (NZ, amateur) beat Ernie Moss (Eng/NZ) and Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) in an 18-hole playoff (Hornabrook 73; Moss 75; Shaw 76). Alex Murray (Eng/NZ), the winner in 1935, had the lowest four round total, but was disqualified for making a practice putt on the fringe of the 8th green in the final round. [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1936
x
Shaw, Andrew
New Plymouth GC
292
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Alf Guy (NZ) and Tom Galloway (NZ) finished 5 shots behind Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ), who recorded the last of his seven wins in this event. He also recorded seven wins in the New Zealand PGA Championship. [New Plymouth GC, Ngamotu Links, New Plymouth, NZ].
1935
x
Murray, Alex
Christchurch GC
286
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed and defending champion Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) finished 2 shots behind Murray (Eng/NZ), who recorded the first of his three wins in this event. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1934
x
Shaw, Andrew
Wanganui GC
288
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Norrie Bell (NZ) finished 5 shots behind Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ). [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1933
x
Moss, Ernie
Titirangi GC
300
Played as the New Zealand Open. Ernie Moss (Eng/NZ) beat Edward S. "Ted" Douglas (Scot) in a 36-hole playoff (Moss 146; Douglas 155). Moss recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [Titirangi GC, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ].
1932
x
Shaw, Andrew
Royal Wellington
289
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur) finished 5 shots behind Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ), who won this event for the fourth straight year. [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1931
x
Shaw, Andrew
Christchurch GC
287
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Ewan MacFarlane (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ), who won this event for the third straight year. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1930
x
Shaw, Andrew
Manawatu GC
284
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Fred Rutter (NZ), John "Jock" McIntosh (NZ) and D.C. Collins (NZ, amateur) finished 18 shots behind defending champion and runaway winner Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ). [Manawatu GC, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, NZ].
1929
x
Shaw, Andrew
Wanganui GC
299
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed T.H. Horton (NZ, amateur) finished 3 shots behind Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ). [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1928
x
Morpeth, Sloan
Otago GC
303
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) finished 2 shots behind Morpeth (NZ, amateur). [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1927
x
Moss, Ernie
Hamilton GC, NZ
300
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) and Norrie Bell (NZ, amateur) finished 4 shots behind Moss (Eng/NZ). [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1926
x
Shaw, Andrew
Miramar GC, NZ
307
Played as the New Zealand Open. Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) beat Ernie Moss (Eng/NZ) in an 18-hole playoff (Shaw 76; Moss 80). Shaw recorded the first of his seven wins in this event. [Miramar GC, Wellington, NZ].
1925
x
MacFarlane, Ewan
Christchurch GC
308
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open (Oct 2/3). Second-placed Andrew "Andy" Shaw (Scot/NZ) and John "Jock" McIntosh (NZ) finished 2 shots behind MacFarlane (NZ, amateur). [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1924
x
Moss, Ernie
Royal Auckland
301
Played as the New Zealand Open (Sept 5-7). Second-placed Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur) finished 10 shots behind Moss (Eng/NZ). [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1923
x
Brooks, Arthur
Wanganui GC
312
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed F.G. "Fred" Hood (NZ), Joe Clements (NZ), Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur) and Jack Black (NZ, amateur) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Arthur Brooks (NZ). [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1922
x
Brooks, Arthur
Manawatu GC
308
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Jack Black (NZ, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Arthur Brooks (NZ). [Manawatu GC, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, NZ].
1921
x
Douglas, Ted
Christchurch GC
302
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Ernie Moss (Eng/NZ) finished 9 shots behind Edward S. "Ted" Douglas (Scot), who won this event for the fourth time in five years. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1920
x
Kirkwood, Joe
Hamilton GC, NZ
304
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Arthur East (Aus) and Sloan Morpeth (NZ, amateur) finished 11 shots behind Joe Kirkwood Sr (Aus). [St Andrews course, Hamilton GC, Hamilton, NZ].
1919
x
Douglas, Ted
Napier GC
327
Played as the New Zealand Open. Edward S. "Ted" Douglas (Scot) beat Sloan Morpeth (NZ, amateur) in an 18-hole playoff (Douglas 82; Morpeth 85). [Napier GC, Waiohiki, Napier, NZ].
1918
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War I.
1917
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War I.
1916
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War I.
1915
x
(not played)
x
x
New Zealand Open not played due to World War I.
1914
x
Douglas, Ted
Royal Auckland
313
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Edward S. "Ted" Douglas (Scot). [Auckland GC, Middlemore, Auckland; now known as Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Otahuhu].
1913
x
Douglas, Ted
Otago GC
303
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed Reg Butters (NZ) finished 9 shots behind Edward S. "Ted" Douglas (Scot). [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1912
x
Clements, Joe
Royal Wellington
321
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed B.B. Wood (NZ) finished shots behind J.A. "Joe" Clements (NZ), who recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [Wellington GC, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington, NZ; from 2004 Royal Wellington GC].
1911
x
Duncan, Arthur
Wanganui GC
319
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open (Sept 4/5). Second-placed J.C. Johnson (NZ) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur), who recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [Wanganui GC, Belmont Links, Whanganui, NZ].
1910
x
Duncan, Arthur
Christchurch GC
295
amateur
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed and defending champion Joe Clements (NZ) finished 11 shots behind Arthur Duncan (NZ, amateur). [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].
1909
x
Clements, Joe
Royal Auckland
324
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed J. Carne Bidwell (NZ, amateur) finished 6 shots behind defending champion J.A. "Joe" Clements (NZ). [Auckland GC, Cornwall Park Links, One Tree Hill, Auckland. This course no longer exists, and was abandoned by the Club in 1909].
1908
x
Clements, Joe
Otago GC
333
Played as the New Zealand Open. Second-placed David Hood (NZ) finished 1 shot behind 19-year-old J.A. "Joe" Clements (NZ). [Otago GC, Balmacewen, Dunedin, NZ].
1907
Duncan, Arthur
Napier GC
159
amateur
The inaugural New Zealand Open (Sept 11-13; played over 36 holes; from 1908 onward played over 72 holes). Second-placed J. Carne Bidwell (NZ) finished 7 shots behind Arthur Duncan (NZ; amateur). John "Jack" McLaren (Scot) won £25 as the lowest scoring professional; David Hood (NZ) received £10 as second lowest professional. [Napier GC, Waiohiki, Napier, NZ].
 

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