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If you like to stroll the green on award-winning courses surrounded by stunning scenery, Te Wiapounamu’s golf courses have plenty to offer. There’s something in our array of epic courses to suit all players and budgets, so find your nearest course or set your sights on a dream golfing destination.
This 18-hole championship course was designed with input from renowned Kiwi golfer Sir Bob Charles, and is a destination for international professional golf. Its sparkling lakes and scenic surrounds make it the perfect tranquil oasis just on Christchurch’s doorstep.
Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Alps, Terrace Downs is a delight for all levels, with a spectacular alpine backdrop as the cherry on top. The high country setting and varied hole design of this 18-hole par 72 course make any round an exciting and strategic challenge.
Also designed by Sir Bob Charles, Millbrook’s 27-hole championship course is one of the world’s finest alpine courses, where a camera is as essential a part of your kit as anything else. Home to the New Zealand Open, three fabulous nine-hole courses make extraordinary use of the natural terrain to provide a world-class golfing experience.
The beautiful parkland of the Russley Golf Club is conveniently located close to Christchurch Airport and provides a premium golfing experience for members and newcomers alike. Winner of Club of the Year in the Golf NZ 2020 National Golf Awards, Russley is known for its warm, welcoming atmosphere and great conversation.
Just a short drive north of Christchurch, this parklands-style course boasts beautiful water features, natural wetlands, impeccable fairways and views of the mountain ranges on the horizon, offering an enjoyable and memorable game for all abilities.
This historic club was founded in 1871, the oldest golf club in the Southern Hemisphere! The hilly terrain and leafy surrounds make for a beautiful and exciting day on the links.
Providing country golf at its finest, this 18-hole course is framed by beautiful views of Mount Hutt and the Southern Alps, featuring large greens and tree-lined fairways. The club is just an hour’s drive from Christchurch and is open all year round to members and casual golfers.
A historic short course in picturesque surrounds, the holes at Arrowtown Golf Club each boast their own attraction, including the ruins of stone cottages left over from Arrowtown’s pioneers.
The 18-hole course occupies most of the end of the Kelvin Peninsula. It’s a major feature of Lake Wakatipu and can be spotted from any of the surrounding mountains. A course highlight is the majestic fifth hole, where skilled hitters playa game of chicken with the lake. The club also operates a nine-hole course at Frankton.
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