Kaikoura Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Kaikoura Golf Club Est. 1911

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Kaikoura Golf Club: Tall pines and some newer plantings line many of the fairways on this easy-going, well-maintained and relatively uncomplicated golf course just outside the popular holiday town of Kaikoura. The Kaikoura Range of mountains stand proudly in the background, State Highway 1 flanks one side of the course and the sound of the sea is never far away. Without too much bunkering to worry about and limited undulations in the terrain, your concentration will need to be focused on staying within the fairway "tree-line" (the trees are reasonably well-spaced) and hitting the small, firm greens - the only safe way of "getting down in two". With less than 5,600 metres to cover from the men's tees, accuracy can give way to length in your game strategy from the tee. The final hole is a short par-3, played from an elevated tee-box to a green completely surrounded by bunkers front and back and on either side.

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Making Contact

Kaikoura Golf Club
Main South Rd (Hwy 1),
Kaikoura, Cantebury 7374
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)3 319 5628
Pro Shop   +64 (0)3 319 5628
Fax

  +64 (0)3 319 5628

Email   info@kaikouragolf.co.nz
Website   www.kaikouragolf.co.nz
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside and residential.
 
Designer: Unknown
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5583 5152
Par 72 72
SSS or Slope 68.7 71.7
 
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How2Get There?

3 km S of Kaikoura
Follow Hwy 1 south from the centre of Kaikoura. After 5 km golf is on your right on Hwy 1.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$40. 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 booking ahead to ensure tee-time availability, especially at weekends.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. A limited number of golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Just a few kilometres off the coast of Kaikoura is the Kaikoura Canyon, an incredibly deep ocean trench, which creates a perfect feeding habitat for many ocean mammals such as whales, dolphins and seals. Kaikoura has responded by becoming one of the best places in New Zealand to watch (and swim with) these wonderful sea animals. The Whale Watch experience is very well organised in a fleet of impressive, state-of-the-art boats. Swimming with dolphins and seals is also well catered for, but book early, these activities are very popular. PS : The Rocks restaurant is recommended.

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Location

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Latitude: (-42.414110)
Longitude: (173.638557)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

White Morph Motor Inn 3-star
92 The Esplanade, Kaikoura
+64 (0)3 319 5014
www.whitemorph.co.nz



Golf at this hotel No
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Fyffe Country Lodge 
State Highway 1, Kaikoura
+64 (0)3 319 6869
www.fyffecountrylodge.com



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