Arrowtown Golf Club

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Arrowtown Golf Club Est. 1936

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Arrowtown Golf Club: In this former gold-mining area, now renowned for its rich vein of glittering championship courses (Millbrook, The Hills and Jack's Point to name but three) Arrowtown Golf Club is a true nugget. Set in rolling hills on the outskirts of town, this challenging and thoroughly absorbing layout occupies rugged, moorland-style terrain. With ever-present views of the Remarkables and Coronet Peak mountain ranges, you will need your A-game to hit the tight slivers of fairway. Flanked (and at times invaded) by rocky outcrops, occasional water hazards and an occasional light scattering of trees, the bunkerless holes are arranged in two nine-hole loops on either side of Centennial Avenue. Each hole has its attractions and several their own idiosyncrasies, constantly placing a premium on accurate ball-striking. At a relatively short 5400 metres, prodigious length is not the best prospect to scoring well here, although it may short-cut you to the greens on some of the front-nine's short par-4s. Arrowtown's link with its goldmining past is highlighted on the back-nine, which runs closest to the once goldbearing Arrow River. A historic stone ruin (Shanahan's Cottage, c.1874) nestles alongside the par-4 11th, while the par-4 15th (Golden Arrow) and postage-stamp par-3 16th (Sons of Fortune) are part of a back-nine which gives a tad more space to work the ball than the more undulating, tighter and rockier front-nine. Some may find it a tad quirky, at times even unfair, but if you can't enjoy a round of golf at Arrowtown, then its probably time to put the clubs away and give up the game !

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Arrowtown Golf Club
Centennial Ave,
Arrowtown, Otago 
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)3 442 1719
Pro Shop  

  +64 (0)3 442 1715

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Golf Pro
Georgia Mahoney / Grant Stockman
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Moorland course.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Rural countryside and high mountains.
Designer: Original nine (1936) laid out by Reg Romans and B.V. Wright. Second-nine (1971) designed by B.V. Wright.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5409 4970
Par 71 71
SSS or Slope 71.9 71.9
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How2Get There?

18 km NE of Queenstown / 2 km SE of Arrowtown centre.
FROM Hwy 6, approx 15 km east of Queenstown, turn into McDonnell Rd and head north, direction Arrowtown. After 1 km stay on this road, which becomes Centennial Ave. After 1.2 km golf entrance is on your left. | FROM the centre of Arrowtown, follow Centennial Ave south, direction Wanaka (Hwy 6). Golf entrance is 1.5 km outside Arrowtown centre, on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$55. Reduced NZ Golf affiliated rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Worth checking ahead to ensure tee-time availability, especially at weekends.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

The former gold mining town of Arrowtown is a living, historic holiday destination. Spectacular scenery, four very distinct seasons and a tranquil atmosphere attract visitors from New Zealand and around the world. Well worth exploring this charming, vibrant and wonderfully scenic location.

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Latitude: (-44.957347)
Longitude: (168.846452)
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Millbrook Resort 5-star
Malaghans Rd, Arrowtown, Otago.
+64 (0)3 441 7000

The 5-star Millbrook Resort combines a majestic location with outstanding facilities - a place to relax and unwind, or be as active as you wish. Every need is catered for with Millbrook's championship golf course, award-winning restaurants (including the Sala Sala Japanese restaurant), magnificent spa facility and top quality accommodation.

Golf at this hotel Millbrook
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Golf within 10 km The Hills; Arrowtown
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Golf within 30 km Queenstown; Jack's Point
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Golden View Motel 
48 Adamson Drive, Arrowtown
+64 (0)3 442 1833

The Golden View Motel is conveniently located within easy walking distance of the quaint alpine resort of Arrowtown. Ideal for corporate, couples or large families, guests have a choice of 11 spacious and well appointed motel units ranging in size and budget - from cosy studio units to one, two and three bedroom units.

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Golf within 10 km Millbrook; The Hills; Arrowtown
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Golf within 30 km Queenstown; Jack's Point
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