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This blog was originally set up to share our 9 month adventure around Europe and the USA with friends and family in 2014. On returning to NZ in January 2015 I decided to carry it on so I could continue to share any future travel adventures - it has become my electronic travel diary. I hope you enjoy and get inspired to visit some of the wonderful places we have visited.

2020 wasn’t all bad…

After playing in the NZ Open in March I managed to get back to the USA before COVID really shut things down. I was expecting to get a few starts on the Korn Ferry Tour in April and May but … Continue reading

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Korn Ferry Tour – Summer of 2019 – USA

Nick has spent the past five months travelling around the United States playing in various Korn Ferry Tour events. The Korn Ferry Tour was previously known as the Tour but in June 2019, the PGA Tour announced a 10-year … Continue reading

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February & March 2019 – Update

From South America to Australia to New Zealand to North America, February and March were a busy couple of months for Nick as we plied his trade on the various tours that he is a member of. First up was … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Georgia, Louisiana, New Zealand, United States of America, Western Australia | Tagged | 1 Comment – South America – Colombia & Panama

Country Club de Bogotá Championship Nick played in his first tournament as an official member of the tour in Colombia between the 31st January and the 3rd February. Nick shot rounds of 72 and 68 to be at 1 under … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia, Panama | Tagged | 1 Comment Final Qualifying – Arizona, USA

Nick’s great form on the PGA Tour China earnt him membership of the tour and a place in the final qualifying tournament to earn some guaranteed starts on the Tour in 2019. The tournament was played at the … Continue reading

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New South Wales Open & Australian Open – New South Wales, Australia

Nick was back down under for the New South Wales (NSW) Open which was played from the 8th to the 11th of November at the Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club in Luddenham, 45 minutes west of Sydney. The NSW … Continue reading

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Cinderella in China

In Nicks words….. At the 2018 PGA Tour Series China end of year awards ceremony I was awarded the “Cinderella Story of the Year” award and what a story it has been! I could not have envisioned what has transpired … Continue reading

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Clearwater Bay Open – Hong Kong

Nick finished off his rookie season in China in style claiming his third title in just five events on the PGA Tour China. Nick was in contention from the first round and carded four rounds in the the sixties – … Continue reading

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Zhuhai Championship – China

Nick played his fourth event in the PGA China Tour Series at the Phoenix Tree Orient Golf Club between the 4th and 7th October. The Orient Golf Club proved to be a very tough course which was reflected in the … Continue reading

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Macau Championship – China

Nick had his second win in as many tournaments in the PGA Tour China Macau Championship held between the 27th and 30th September at Caesars Golf Macau. Nick had rounds of 66, 72, 65 and 66 to finish at 15 … Continue reading

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