New Zealand

Top 100 Golf Courses - New Zealand

Royal Wellington

11th New Zealand Ranking

Wellington Golf Club – as it was known until it gained “Royal” status in 2004 – dates back to 1895, when a group of like-minded golfers established a golfing society.

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Wairakei

12th New Zealand Ranking

Avoid the creeks, gullies and the odd rogue borehole and you may card a decent score at Wairakei, which is an unforgettable and exciting golf course among the geysers.

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Waverley Golf Club

13th New Zealand Ranking

Sheep cut the fairways at Waverley Golf Club and consequently you’ll find less than perfect manicuring. If you don’t fancy dirty golf shoes then give this undulating 5,537-metre track a wide berth...

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Wainui

14th New Zealand Ranking

Wainui Golf Club is the phoenix that rose out of the ashes of the Peninsula Golf Club. Grant Puddicombe and his team at Puddicombe Golf were brought in to design the new course and it opened in 2016.

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Gulf Harbour

15th New Zealand Ranking

Gulf Harbour is routed round a rolling hillside and the changes in elevation make for exciting and challenging golf with the added bonus of free panoramic views.

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New Plymouth

16th New Zealand Ranking

Located between the dormant volcano of Mount Taranaki and the Tasman Sea, the tree-lined fairways of the Ngamotu course at New Plymouth Golf Club are laid out along the stunning coastline...

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Millbrook (Remarkables & Arrow)

17th New Zealand Ranking

Created by John Darby and Bob Charles, the course at the Millbrook Resort opened in 1992 – seven years before its co-designer, the 1963 Open Champion, was knighted.

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Carrington

18th New Zealand Ranking

A golfing layout actually existed here at the Carrington Resort prior to a redesign by American Matt Dye, nephew of the legendary Pete Dye...

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Clearwater

19th New Zealand Ranking

Designed by John Darby and Bob Charles, Clearwater Golf Club hosted the New Zealand Open championship in 2011 and 2012.

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Muriwai

20th New Zealand Ranking

Muriwai Golf Club is located around 25 miles to the north west of downtown Auckland and it’s the region’s only authentic links course.

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New Zealand Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Shane Mitchell Courses Played 42
2 Patrick Kennelly Courses Played 41
3 Matt Richardson Courses Played 36
4 Richard Souter Courses Played 29
5 Steve Starika Courses Played 27
= Brian Wood Courses Played 27
7 Peter G Courses Played 26
= Alistair Ray Courses Played 26
9 Neil McGregor Courses Played 25
= Jared Fenwick Courses Played 25