New Zealand

Top 100 Golf Courses - New Zealand

Hamilton

31st New Zealand Ranking

Named St Andrews, the course at Hamilton Golf Club has been in play for nearly a century. It's a fine example of a solid parkland layout that has stood the golfing test of time...

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Mangawhai

32nd New Zealand Ranking

Mangawhai Golf Club was established as a nine-holer in 1979 and at one stage the course was officially rated the most difficult in New Zealand from its back tees.

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Formosa

33rd New Zealand Ranking

Laid out on a large 440-acre cliff top site and modeled on Augusta National by course architect Bob Charles, the 18 holes at Formosa are the centerpiece of the resort.

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Mount Maunganui

34th New Zealand Ranking

Mount Maunganui Golf Club shares its name with the extinct volcano that rises above the course and also the town – known locally as “The Mount” – which is a popular surfing resort...

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Poverty Bay

35th New Zealand Ranking

According to the history, Poverty Bay Golf Club was founded in 1893 and is the fifth oldest golf club in New Zealand and the second oldest on the North Island...

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Lakes - Pauanui

36th New Zealand Ranking

Golf at the Lakes is all that its name suggests. Ponds, creeks and waterfalls come into play at a good number of the holes...

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Cromwell

37th New Zealand Ranking

Cromwell Golf Club is an intriguing blend of rolling heathland territory with a certain whiff of links golf thrown in, and will aptly complement any tour of the region’s more famous courses.

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Omaha Beach

38th New Zealand Ranking

The 18-hole course at Omaha Beach Golf Club lies on the westerly flank of a headland, and it’s a lovely links-like layout that makes the most of its stunning seaside situation and the rolling rural landscape into which it sits.

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Hastings

39th New Zealand Ranking

Members and guests of Hastings Golf Club – better known locally as Bridge Pâ – play their golf on a wonderful, free-draining, parkland course...

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Miramar

40th New Zealand Ranking

Located on the Miramar Peninsula to the southeast of Wellington, Miramar Golf Club has operated at the same location since 1908. The arrival of Wellington airport immediately to the west of the property in 1935 sounded alarm bells for the club’s survival but – so far – it’s managed to stave off threats of air transport expansion.

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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