Former Taranaki Representative Sam Jones recently won his second US College golf tournament in Georgia.
Another Ex Taranaki golfer Jamie Reid came agonizingly close to winning the 2018 World Speed Golf Championships at the Shenendoah Golf Club New York earlier this month. Reid a former member of the Fitzroy Golf Club was pipped by 1 second by Mikko Rantanen from Finland. The runners up spot became a familiar position for Reid during his time in the USA. The previous week he finished runner up in the US Speed Golf Champs and the following day was again bridesmaid in the Teams event with fellow Kiwi Mark Le Compte.