A new tournament fast gaining popularity is the Norfolk Island Governors Cup being held in November. Add this to the other two major golf tournaments held throughout the year, February Veterans tournament and August Hardy’s Pro Am Classic, Norfolk Island has a reputation as a golfer’s haven.
The Governor’s Cup is a two day tournament; 4 ball best ball Stableford, 2 person Ambrose and 4 ball aggregate Stableford. Teams of two, can be womens, mens or mixed. With daily and overall prize pool of AU$10,000 up for grabs visitors could be rewarded in more ways than one. Although organisers placate all competitors by saying everyone’s a winner as they enjoy a holiday in the South Pacific and play on one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world.
The Norfolk Island Travel Centre has special packages for travel from Auckland 3-10 November. Prices start from NZ$899 per person twin share for a seven night stay. The prices includes return economy class airfare (seat + bag) to Norfolk Island, airline taxes, meet & greet at Norfolk airport, 7 night’s twin share accommodation, 7 days car hire (car hire surcharge AU$20 per day and petrol extra), discount shopping card, complimentary miniature golf and complimentary ‘A Walk in the Wild’.
Tournament entry and dinner package an additional AU$270 per person.
Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Norfolk Island Travel Centre, located on Norfolk Island, is an award winning travel agency that specialises in quality, personalised travel. Norfolk has a unique beauty of its own, with its renowned tall majestic pines, sheer cliff faces, coral reefs and beautiful beaches. Almost one third of the island is devoted to National Parks and Reserves. But Norfolk Island is far more than a picturesque island in the South Pacific, it is paradise with a past. What was once a convicts’ nightmare is now the tranquil home of the descendants from the Mutiny on the Bounty, who have their own unique culture and their own language. There is much to see and do on Norfolk Island: fascinating historic tours, see Kingston which is a World Heritage Listed area,outdoor re-enactments of the Bounty Mutiny (with parts played by actual descendants of Fletcher Christian), ‘Light and Sound’ shows, eco-tours, glass bottom boat coral reef trips, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, dining out in the numerous fine restaurants, bush walking, scenic horse riding, golf on what has been called the world’s most beautiful golf course, bowls, tennis, and squash. Take advantage of Norfolk's tax-free shopping or perhaps simply take some time out to relax and enjoy Norfolk's peaceful existence.
P: AU 1800 1400 66 or NZ 0800 0088 10