2022 Tournament Overview
Welcome to one of New Zealand's longest-running and largest multi-course golf tournaments. In 2022 The Bay of Plenty 5 Course Classic will celebrate its 27th anniversary. (Established 1995).
This tournament creates a massive number of returning players because of the camaraderie enjoyed and lifelong friendships that evolve. It is also a hugely popular format attracting new golfers to the region to enjoy a ‘feast of golf!
The tournament programme is set over 5 days playing 5 championship courses - Mount Maunganui, Omanu, Omokoroa, Tauranga and Te Puke. The Mt Maunganui course is ranked in NZ's Top 40 courses and along with Te Puke, Tauranga and Omanu have hosted national events. Most recently the 2021 NZ PGA at Te Puke. The Bay of Plenty is the perfect summer holiday destination not only for the golf but beaches, local shopping, restaurants, cafes and fun tourist adventures.
The competition format is stableford over 5 rounds. Under the World Handicap System, handicaps will change daily. Prizes are awarded daily along with overall prizes by multiple handicap divisions at the end of the week.
The field is limited to the first 500 entries received. Players are drawn into four equal groups, and play a different course over the 5 days. Upon entry let us know the names of your travelling friends so you can play on the same courses.
All participants enjoy a fantastic week of golf and social activities and the best weather that the Bay of Plenty can offer.
Open to men and women golfers from clubs around New Zealand as well as international golfers from Australia and the Pacific. Maximum handicaps of 36.0 apply for men and 40.4 for women. Minimum age is 18 years.
Enter before 1st September 2021 and pay $295 per player
Enter after 1st September 2021 and pay $325 per player
All local players, members of the 5 host clubs pay $275 per player
Please refer to our full Booking Conditions and Terms of Competition at the time of entry online.
Tournament entry to the 2022 Bay of Plenty 5 Course Classic playing (5) rounds of golf, Mt Maunganui GC, Omanu GC, Omokoroa GC, Tauranga GC and Te Puke GC. Plus a player gift, complimentary canapes at Registration on Sunday 16th January, a light lunch at Prize Giving on Friday 21st January, an extensive daily and overall prize list valued over $25K.
Carts pre-booked at each course @ NZD$25 per day shared (In case of an oversubscription, and where the number of carts are limited, priority will be given to those with a valid medical reason who may be asked to produce a medical certificate.
Trundlers (push trolleys) pre-booked at each course @ NZD$8 per day
Quality FootJoy polo shirt with tournament logo @ NZD$69
Practice rounds at each course, contact the golf clubs direct
Mid Way Catch Up Dinner with live entertainment @ Omanu GC on Wednesday 19th January @ $40pp
Trinity Hill Wines will be on sale at special tournament prices @ $32 per twin pack
Quest Tauranga Central Apartment Deals
New for the 2022 tournament we have partnered with the QUEST brand to offer great apartment accommodation packages for the week.
QUEST Tauranga Central is located in Devonport Road is right in the heart of the city, walking distance to many local cafes, restaurants and shopping. Quest Tauranga Central is also centrally located to the motorway to easily access all our 5 golf courses. (Refer to the map on our website under Directions). All QUEST Tauranga Central apartments are spacious and have their own kitchenette and laundry which all golfers love. Great summer rates for January 2022 as follows (book online with PaR nz with your entry):-
For the second year, Denise Langdon & Kim Buckley from PaR nz Golfing Holidays will be our tournament directors and event organisers. The PaR nz Team are multi-course specialists and will be bringing a new level to our existing great tournament.