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Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Kelvin Heights - Brilliant But Not Quite 'NZ's Most Scenic Golf Course'

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Kelvin Heights - Brilliant But Not Quite 'NZ's Most Scenic Golf Course'

“Kelvin Heights Golf Course is situated in the amphitheatre of the Remarkable Mountains and offers a unique opportunity to play on what is internationally regarded as one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world.”

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Authentic Arrowtown

Authentic: Definition – Not false or copied, genuine. 

In a golfing context, I’ll tell a story to make my point.

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Tiger Played Here

The Links - Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club.

Tiger Woods came here for the 2002 New Zealand Open and this suggests it’s worth a shot to play it when you’re in the Wellington area?

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Kinloch - Kinda Hard Goin'

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Kinloch - Kinda Hard Goin'

In Part 2, I mentioned the Big Three, relatively speaking, new additions to great golf courses in New Zealand - Kauri Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers and the Jack Nicklaus designed Kinloch.

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Wonderful Wairakei

This is a recording for those who regularly read my posts. “Wairakei is the nearest thing to Gleneagles that I’ve played in the Southern Hemisphere.” However I’ve never before asked myself why do I get this glorious Gleneagles feeling?

Golf: Coming to Kiwiland - Cape Kidnappers - Are You Kidding Me?

Golf: Coming to Kiwiland - Cape Kidnappers - Are You Kidding Me?

“We battled 80 mph gale force winds when playing golf at Cape Kidnappers during the spring equinox winds,” writes mull1gan who submitted this You Tube clip.

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Muriwai, A Must Play Golf Course

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Muriwai, A Must Play Golf Course

Very many overseas visitors and I dear say lots of Kiwis who come to Auckland, have never played on a Scottish links-style golf course.

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Part 2

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Part 2

Kauri Cliffs or Cape Kidnappers?

Kauri Cliffs is in the Far North of New Zealand and some say it’s relatively speaking, the easiest of the Big Three new additions to great golf courses in New Zealand. The other two are Cape Kidnappers and the Jack Nicklaus designed Kinloch.

Golf: Coming To Kiwiland - Part 1

As an ex-pat Scot who’s lived and played golf in New Zealand for 39 years and tried hard to become a Kiwi. My golf mates are still calling me a “Bloody Scotsman!”

Golf Story of The Year?

With the Ryder Cup just a few weeks away it’s perhaps premature to describe Lydia Ko’s historic win in the CN Canadian Women's Open as the golf story of the year.