2021 Pines Pairs

Friday March 4th – Saturday March 5th 2022

The Pines Pairs is Northland’s premier pairs matchplay tournament and caters for golfers of all handicaps.

Set over two days, you can test your game against the best the North Island has to offer. The prize pool for each division is equal.

Entry criteria states that all players with a current NZGA handicap (at time of entry) are eligible to enter the Pines Pairs. Overseas visitors with a NZGA handicap, 9 hole members & summer members are welcome to enter. Entry  into a particular division (max 16 pairs per division) is on a first come first served basis.

Overseas handicaps are accepted with official supporting documentation.


We are extremely grateful for the support we have received from so many local businesses this year.

Sponsorship of our Annual Pines Pairs Tournament has been at a record high, despite the events in the past year.

The Pines Golf Club would like to thank all our sponsors, specially, Tom from the Parua Bay Tavern, who has put his hand up to be the Major Sponsor for this years Pines Pairs. Thank you Tom. Your support is sincerely appreciated.


Thank you to all of our Hole Sponsors below. You’ve been fantastic in your support of this Annual pines Event.

How it Works

The format is 4 ball better ball matchplay across all divisions. If you lose your first match you enter the flights competition in that division. You will play four rounds over two days

18 Hole Matchplay Divisions

These are  handicapped  4 ball better ball matchplay divisions. The max handicap for each division will be set at the time of the draw.

In the match, if Dave is off 8, Brian 9, Bill 11 and Jim 13, Brian will get 1 shot, Bill 3 shots and Jim 5 shots to be used on the appropriate stroke holes.

Shots are always taken off the lowest course handicapper in that match.

Pick your partner wisely as all divisions are handicaped to a point.

The max shots you will receive for each division are as follows

Division 1 – 4 shots

Division 2 – 7 shots

Division 3 – 10 shots

Entry Fee

Early bird special which are all entries processed up to and including February 14th 2021 will be $70 per player. After this date the entry fee is $85 per player.

Please state your preferred division but numbers and handicaps of Teams will dictate what division you are placed in.

Once you book your spot, payment options will then be sent to you.

If you require any further information please email pinespairs@pinesgolfclub.co.nz

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