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Veteran golfers

Veteran golfers

New Zealand has high levels of participation in organised sport, and the most popular is golf. Here Lillian Sime and Audrey Simmons shelter from the rain while taking part in the New Zealand veterans’ foursomes golf championship at the Hutt club in 1994. Their combined ages of 161 years made them the oldest pairing.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: 4886 NZ Recreation-Golf-02
Photograph by John Nicholson

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Jock Phillips, 'Sports and leisure - Organised sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2283/veteran-golfers (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, updated 1 Sep 2015