Lakes Resort - Pauanui

100 Augusta Drive (off Hikuai Settlement Rd),

Pauanui, Coromandel Peninsula

  • Office

    +64 (0)7 864 9999
  • Pro shop

    +64 (0)7 864 5106
  • Fax

    +64 (0)7 864 9309
  • Golf pro

    Richard Ellis (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside, forest and wetlands.

  • Designer:

    Sid Puddicombe Associates
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6171
5412
4839
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
74.1
69.8
72

Location

Latitude:

-37.062510

Longitude:

175.839851

How to get there:

145 km E of Auckland centre

From Auckland Harbour Bridge travel south on Hwy 1 for approx 50 km, then take exit 477 onto Hwy 2 direction Coromandel Peninsula. After 32 km turn left onto Hwy 25 direction Thames / Coromandel Peninsula. After 24 km take Hwy 25A direction Pauanui. After 25 km take Hwy 25 north direction Pauanui. After 2 - 3 km turn right off Hwy 25 direction Pauanui. After 6km turn right into Lakes Resort.

Lakes Resort - Pauanui

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 2004

Lakes Resort - Pauanui: Nestling down in a bowl of forested hills, approx 5 kms in from the coast, this excellently designed, constructed and maintained new course is set to become a New Zealand favourite. A few of the early holes are lined by real estate, but that's how it will stay. The majority of the course is played away from the properties, sometimes alongside one of several small lakes, but best of all, parts of the back-nine meander through some very natural swamp-like wetlands - here the course is at its best. On one occasion, between the 4th and 5th holes, you'll take a boardwalk through an area of wetland, intriguingly lined by Maori carvings. The bunkering here is excellent, not least at the par-5 17th, let's just call it "bunker alley". The 14th is one of many attractive holes, a tight par-4 with swamp on either side. A picturesque characteristic of the course is the surrounding scenery, always wooded hills but constantly changing as your round progresses. Definitely a new resort course with a bright future - lakes and all !
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Overseas visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$100.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The tee-box markers here at the Lakes Resort depict indigenous species of New Zealand birds: a Tui (men's back-tee), Pukeko (men's tee), Fantail (men's front tee), Kiwi (women's tee).

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    100 Augusta Drive, Lakes Resort, Pauanui

    +64 (0)7 864 9999

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