Howick Golf Club

3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Howick Golf Club Est. 1934

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Howick Golf Club: Fabulously perched on the very tip of Musick Point, which juts out into the Tamaki Strait, Howick enjoys a very special location, offering many memorable views. This well-presented and relatively open parkland golf course contains plenty of elevation change from start to finish. The generally tightish fairways are often tree-lined, but never too densely. Howick's front-nine gives you one or two glimpses out onto Waitemata Harbour, a foretaste of the immensely scenic back-nine to come. The layout's closing holes occupy wonderfully rolling, clifftop terrain, with the par-4 17th and snaking, short par-5 18th played directly alongside the cliff's edge. From the tee-boxes and greens of this closing duo, the views are stunning, with the wide expanse of Waitemata Harbour and offshore islands stretching out in front of you, and the Pacific Ocean in the far distance. At times this rolling parkland layout can get a bit compact, so be alert to shouts of "fore" and stray balls unexpectedly arriving on your fairway. In keeping with many other New Zealand golf clubs, the bunkering here is modest, and not the layout's principal defence. With many dramatic, and at times knee-trembling drives to make, this tumbling parkland layout will test most facets of your game, while providing many memorable vistas, especially on the back-nine.

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Howick Golf Club
32 Musick Point Rd,
Bucklands Beach, Auckland 
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)9 535 1001
Pro Shop   +64 (0)9 535 1004

  +64 (0)9 535 1002

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Significantly undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Clifftop and residential..
Designer: Unknown
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5451 5227 4885
Par 69 69 71
SSS or Slope 67.2
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How2Get There?

20 km E of Auckland centre.
Howick GC is at the end of Bucklands Beach Peninsula, a 25-minute drive from Auckland city centre. From Auckland centre take Hwy 1 south. Take the South-Eastern Hwy exit and head towards Highland Park via Pakuranga. At the lights intersecting Pakuranga Hwy and Bucklands Beach Rd, turn left onto Bucklands Beach Rd. After two roundabouts bear left, staying on Bucklands Beach Rd. After 1.5 km bear right into Clovelly Rd. After a further 1.5 km turn right into golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (all days): NZ$35 (NZ-affiliated and non-affiliated players). Reduced rates for 9-hole and afternoon rounds. [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.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

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Did you know?

Howick Golf Club offers extensive views over the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf Islands, making it one of New Zealand's most scenic, oceanside golf courses.

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Latitude: (-36.857824)
Longitude: (174.904656)
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Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel / Resort 
42 The Parade, Bucklands Beach, Howick.
+64 (0)9 535 5213

Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel / Resort occupies a quiet location on the promenade of beautiful Bucklands Beach. The 15 spacious and serviced units are all well-appointed, with free internet for the first hour, direct dial phones, TV, DVDs, heating, electric blankets, hair dryers, iron & ironing board and full kitchen facilities.

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