Source: 2018 Wellington Sportsman of the Year Award Nomination.

During the 2017/2018 Awards Achievement Period, Daniel played 91 rounds of tournament golf in 29 different tournaments including 8 overseas cities, so did not have much spare time to play in many local club or regional events.

Given that every tournament has at least 2 practice rounds that makes 149 rounds of golf in the period, as well as general practice both on and off the golf course.

He was fully committed to his local Interclub Golf Team at Manor Park when he was available, appearing in every match that was played while he was in Wellington.

In the 6 rounds of interclub that Daniel was available for he won all of his matches.

Other notable local achievements during the period were:

23/9/17 – WINNER of The Wellington Golf Inc Mens’ Strokeplay Tournament

28/5/17 – WINNER of The Miramar GC Mens’ Open Tournament

6/2/18 – WINNER of The Manor Park GC Mens’ Oliver Cup Tournament

2/9/17 – 2nd Place in The Otaki GC Mens’ Open Tournament

10/2/18 – 3rd Place in The Paraparaumu Beach GC Mens’ Open Tournament

26/8/17 – 3rd Place in The Wellington Golf Inc Mens’ 4 Ball Best Ball Tournament (2 manTeam event with Jayden Ford)

Daniel finished 1ston The Wellington Golf Inc Order of Merit (ranking points gained from tournament results during 2017)

“To get what you have never had, you are going to have to do what you have never done.”