Source: 2019 Wellington Sportsman of the Year Award Nomination.
14/04/2019 – 1st Placed Amateur at The Muriwai Open, Auckland – Charles Tour Professional Tournament (Tied 2nd overall in a field which included 5 of the top 10 NZ International Professionals)
22/04/2018 – 2nd Placed Amateur at The Carrus Open, Tauranga – Charles Tour Professional Tournament (Tied 7th overall including Professionals)
07/04/2019 – 5th Placed Amateur at The Akarana Open, Auckland – Charles Tour Professional Tournament (Tied 14th overall including Professionals)
03/03/2019 – 3rd Placed Amateur at The New Zealand Open, Queenstown – Australasian Professional Tournament (Tied 75th overall including Professionals)(Missed the weekend cut by only 2 shots)
11/03/2019 – 5th Placed Amateur at The NZPGA Championship, Christchurch – Australasian Professional Tournament (Tied 91st overall including Professionals)(Missed the weekend cut by 4 shots)
24/03/2019 – 5th Place at the 2019 NZ Mens’ Amateur Strokeplay Tournament, Christchurch
04/11/2018 – 5th Place at the 2018 NZ Mens’ Amateur Matchplay Tournament, Taupo
26/11/2018 – Wellingtons’ #1 player and Captain at the 2018 NZ Mens’ Interprovincial Teams Golf Championship, Christchurch (Daniel playing at #1 in the five man Wellington Team only lost 1 out of his 7 matches played)
Daniel was selected as a member of The 2018/19 NZ Golf High Performance Academy (top 5 Mens’ Amateur golfers in NZ)
Daniel finished 2nd on The 2018 NZ Golf Mens’ Order of Merit (ranking points gained from tournament results within NZ during 2018)
Daniel has been New Zealand’s top ranked Amateur in The Mens’ World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) since January 1st 2018. He attained his highest World ranking to date of #13 during the week commencing 26th February 2019, and is currently World #18 at the time of this submission. This ranking system updates weekly, and is based on ranking points gained from tournament results worldwide within the previous 104 week period.