Keen Tauranga golfer Jason Rowling is today enjoying the round of a lifetime after wife Sharlene won an online auction to play with one of the world's best.
Mrs Rowling spent $7500 to surprise her husband with a round of golf with teenage sensation Lydia Ko in Christchurch.
Mr Rowling has just enjoyed a practice run before the real thing this afternoon, Mrs Rowling said.
He was "very excited", she said.
The Rowlings own Carmel Country Estate.