WHAT IS MAKE TIME PLAY 9?
 
Everyone is busy and not everyone has the time to do things that are important to them.
 
That’s why we’re encouraging people to make time in their day to do things that are meaningful for them, to be active, to take on a new personal challenge, to spend quality time with their friends and family and to have fun! What better way to do that than on the golf course??
 
Nine holes can be played by anyone, ideal for all ages and skill levels, is fun, flexible and quick which makes it easy to fit into your day, no matter how busy your schedule is.
 
That’s why we’re encouraging you to Make Time PLAY 9!
 
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ROAD TO THE OPEN
 
 
 
One of the most exciting aspects of Make Time PLAY 9 is the opportunity for golfers to be on the Road to the Open.
 
From 1 October 2019, club members who hand in a 9-hole scorecard will be in with a chance to win a trip to Queenstown in 2020 to play in a special 9-hole event with nine other golfers during the 101st New Zealand Open at Millbrook Resort.
 
Every 9-hole round played will contribute as a new entry, whether it is during a club competition, summer twilight, or a round with friends to encourage club members to play more!
 
We will announce one male and one female winner, randomly drawn at the end of each month with the last player to be announced in February.
 
At the conclusion of the Make Time PLAY 9 hole event at 101st New Zealand Open, two golfers will win a once in a lifetime trip to play in The R&A 9-Hole Challenge on the eve of The 149th Open Championship at Royal St George’s Golf Club in 2020.
 
The event will include 42 other club golfers from across the world and each person will receive return airfares, six nights’ accommodation and two season passes to the 149th Open Championship.
12 MONTHS OF GOOD TIMES
 
The fun doesn’t stop there as every month, there will be opportunities for golfers to be randomly drawn to win a variety of giveaways such as a new Cobra Driver, weekend getaways, LOVE Golf apparel and much more!
 
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FAQ
 
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You can play at any affiliated course that is affiliated to New Zealand Golf.
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It’s simple. Every 9-hole round played will contribute, whether it is during a club competition, summer twilight, or a round with friends to encourage you to play more!
 
Hand in your scorecard when you finish your round and we will help you keep track of how many rounds you have played on your MyGolf Profile on golf.co.nz or download the App.
 
Remember, only 9-hole rounds are eligible. You cannot play an 18-hole round, and hand in two separate scorecards.
3
All golfers who are members of a golf club affiliated to New Zealand Golf and have an official handicap are eligible for this competition. If you are a currently not a golf club member or casual golfer, LOVE Golf Flexiclub may be an option for you to obtain an official New Zealand Golf handicap. Please click here to find out more.
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From 1 October 2019 and 30 January 2020, we will announce one male and one female winner, randomly drawn at the end of each month with the last player to be announced in February. These winners will play in a special 9-hole event with nine other golfers during the 101st New Zealand Open at Millbrook Resort.