Tournament Details:

The Premium Cup is an annual amateur strokeplay tournament bought to you by Premium Golf NZ (PGNZ) in association with the NZGOLFDOCTOR. This annual event is open to all registered New Zealand and Australian golfers plus international golfers from other countries with official registered amateur status.*

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  • 2019 Tournament Date: April 12 at Gulf Harbour Country Club

CONGRATULATIONS to Chrissie Courtman who won the inaugural 2018 Premium Cup which was held on April 13th at Gulf Harbour Country Club! Chrissie not only won the trophy and a bottle of fine red wine but also an entry and accommodation package to the Accor Hotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship September 9-15th, in Danang, Vietnam!

Update 20/09/18 - Chrissie won her division at the Vietnam World Masters! See here for images of the great event and her scorecard here.

The 2018 field enjoyed an exciting day of golf at the immaculate Gulf Harbour golf course and left wanting more. All participants received $250 golf travel vouchers and bottles of wine for their efforts but there was only one ultimate winner in this amateur strokeplay tournament. See the full results here.

View the 2018 tournament poster here, the tournament video below and see a collection of photos from the event at the bottom of this page.

Watch this video and then register below using the form to play in the Premium Cup, New Zealand's most exciting amateur strokeplay tournament.

Tournament Format: Strokeplay Tournament (Blue Tees for men and yellow tees for women) open to all registered amateurs in New Zealand, Australia and other countries. New Zealand golfers must be registered with NZ Golf and have a handicap. Australian golfers must be registered through Golf Australia and participants from other countries must demonstrate their official handicap and amateur status via their national golf body - approval to enter will be at the disrection of the tournament committee.

The Course: Gulf Harbour Country Club is one of New Zealand's finest and most well known marquee golf courses. A Robert Trent Jones Jr design, the course hosted the World Cup of Golf in 1998 and the New Zealand Open in 2005 and 2006.

Recent enhancements to the course make this venue an exciting place to play golf.

2019 Tournament Prizes:

  • The Premium Cup trophy with your name engraved on it

  • A bottle of award winning New Zealand wine

  • A golf travel package to be reannounced - please stay tuned

2018 Tournament prize - The winner of the 2018 event received The Premium Cup trophy with her name engraved on it and a single entry and accommodation package, (valued at USD $1600.00) to the Accor Hotels Vietnam World Masters - Asia's richest amateur tournament** to be held from 9-15 September 2018

 International golfer Competing at the  VIETNAM WORLD MASTERS

International golfer Competing at the VIETNAM WORLD MASTERS

2019 Entry Cost: $140.00 which includes 18 holes, shared carts, a PGNZ golf goodies bag with golf items, vouchers and a shirt and cap. There will be a cocktail station on the course and a buffet dinner afterwards. Register and pay before March 31st and you will receive a $250 golf travel voucher for use towards any of our Premium International Golf Tours! 

To and from the course:

  • Try something a little different and take the ferry from downtown Auckland

  • Use the bus transport service provided by PGNZ to the venue and back to downtown Auckland afterwards. This road based service is offered by Premium Golf NZ at $35 per person each way.

  • If coming from out of town, hire a car and drive from Auckland Airport

  • Stay two nights at the Whangaparaoa Lodge

  • Helicopter options are available.

Travel Packages:

PGNZ can organise travel packages from anywhere in New Zealand or Australia, including accommodation and transport from Auckland airport.

Include the Premium Cup on your way to or back from Kauri Cliffs as part of our Great Kauri Cliffs Tour. Book this tour and we will give you free entry into the Premium Cup! Suggested travel date - April 10th, arrival and drive straight to Kauri Cliffs, (3 hour drive), stay overnight and play Kauri Cliffs on the 11th returning to Gulf Harbour either evening of the 11th or morning of the 12th.

Weekend packages can also include playing extra rounds at Gulf Harbour, helicopter day trips to Kauri Cliffs or Taraiti* (Subject to approval to play and you must stay overnight), Wainui or a wine and golf weekend in Matakana playing at Omaha Beach golf course and staying at Takatu Lodge. Fill out the form below or contact us today for further information.

2019 Sign Up Form & Process:

Use the form below to register for next year's event.  Pay using either online banking or if chosen in the form, we will send you an online credit card form.

You will automatically be added to our dedicated Premium Cup mailing list. During the year we will be offering a number of golf travel specials and giveaways so you will want to be on this mailing list. You can also register your interest and follow us on the Facebook event page.

Terms and Conditions for the 2019 Event can be found here. Please make sure you have read them thoroughly before filling out the form.

Name *
Please confirm that you are an amateur golfer from whichever country you are coming from.
Any additional information
Would you like to be contacted about accommodation and weekend golf travel packages?
Would you like to play in the Premium Cup free as part of our Great Kauri Cliffs Tour?
Payment Options
Entry Terms and Conditions *
Please indicate that you have read and accepted the Entry Terms and Conditions for the 2019 Premium Cup to be held April 12th at Gulf Harbour Country Club

For any questions or queries please email Linton or Haldane Lee, Tournament Director via