On 3 June 2022 the first ever Police Disc Golf Tournament was held at Jellie Park in Christchurch. On the day 16 competed including four competitors from Fire Emergency New Zealand (FENZ). The round was played in groups of four and followed by a BBQ lunch. There was also a longest drive competition followed by the final round and lastly a putting competition. Final round results:

  • First Place – William HUTTON – FENZ
  • Second Place – Michael MCQUARRIE – NZP
  • Third Place – James SAGAR – FENZ

Longest drive result:

  • First Place – JAMES SAGAR – FENZ

Putting competition result:

  • First Place – Bobby FLORKOWSKI – NZP

Overall, the day was an awesome event for all involved and planning is underway to hold another disc golf event before the end of the year. Disc golf is also an event that will be held at the AP&ES games in March 2023 in Rotorua. The organisers would like to thank the following sponsors:

  • New Zealand Disc Golf Suppliers who provided $500 in prizes and have extended a 25% Police discount off their products. To access the discount, email them on sales@nzdss.co.nz and quote your QID.
  • Profile Training Group who helped run the event and supplied a photographer for the day.
  • Frucor Beverages who supplied V Energy drinks for the day.
  • Police Sport who came down and put up the tent and also provided giveaways.

Michael McQuarrie – Canterbury DSO