Given that there’s the Balmacewen course at the prestigious Otago Golf Club. And according to top100golfcourses.co.uk “Dunedin’s best golf course at St Clair.”
Here it is! My pick for the top of the Top 20 in New Zealand.
Jack’s Point hasn’t yet reached wide global acknowledgement as one of New Zealand’s great new golf courses but the word is getting out there.
“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.”
Authentic: Definition – Not false or copied, genuine.
In a golfing context, I’ll tell a story to make my point.
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?
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.
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?
“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.
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.
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!”
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