Achievements

Source: 2018 Wellington Sportsman of the Year Award Nomination.

08/03/2018 – WINNER of The Bonallack Trophy playing for Team Asia Pacific Vs Team Europe, Qatar (12 man team event – Daniel only NZ player selected  for Team Asia Pacific and the only undefeated player from both teams in the 5 matches played)

20/11/2017 – 5th Place at the 2017 Emirates Australian Open Qualifier, Sydney (only top 4 Qualify so missed out by only 1 shot)

26/10/2017 – 6th place in The 2017 Mens’ Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, New Zealand (First placed New Zealand player) (Daniels second APAC selection – Winner gained entry into The 2018 Masters and British Open professional golf Major Championships)

13/06/2017 – 9th Placed individual at The 2017 Toyota Junior Boys World Cup Team Championship, Japan (Team New Zealand placed 6th)

09/11/2017 – 10th Placed individual at The 2017 Nomura Cup Asia-Pacific Amateur Team Championship, Kuala Lumper (Team New Zealand placed 4th)

15/11/2017 – 14th Place at The 2017 Mens’ NSW Open Championship, Sydney (1st placed New Zealander including Professionals)

20/07/2017 – 15th Place at The Southern Amateur, North Carolina, USA (Daniels first weekend cut made in a major Amateur tournament in the USA)

13/07/2017 – 47th Place at The Players Amateur, South Carolina, USA (Daniels first major Amateur tournament in the USA, missed weekend cut by 2 shots)

01/08/2017 – 85th Place at The Western Amateur, Chicago, USA (Daniels third major Amateur tournament in the USA, missed weekend cut by 4 shots)

Daniel is currently ranked 36th of all Mens’ Amateur Golfers worldwide on The World Amateur Golf Ranking system (WAGR)

Daniel is currently ranked 51st of all Mens’ Amateur Golfers worldwide on The Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking system (SPWAR)

If I was to choose a favourite from the courses I have played, I’d say Kinloch would be right up there.”

– Dan Hillier