Manukau Golf Club

[COURSE CLOSED IN 2015]

1 Great South Rd, Takanini, Manurewa, Auckland 2112

  • Office

    +64 (0)9 266 8297
  • Pro shop

    +64 (0)9 266 8297
  • Fax

    +64 (0)9 266 6705

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, river estuary, light industrial and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Recent alterations designed by Greg Turner (1998) and Chris Pitman (2006).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6009
5735
5435
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
71.9
70.6
73.2

Location

Latitude:

-37.034972

Longitude:

174.906812

How to get there:

26 km SE of Auckland centre

From Auckland Harbour Bridge travel south on Hwy 1 for approx 27 km, then take exit Takanini / Manurewa. Turn onto the Great South Road direction Manurewa. After 400 metres golf is on your left.

Manukau Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1932

Manukau Golf Club: GOLF COURSE WAS PERMANENTLY CLOSED IN 2015, and sold to residential property developers.

[Original Where2Golf description]: Manukau is another of Auckland's older and well established golf clubs, with a very good, easy-walking, tree-lined, parkland layout. Given its proximity to Highway 1 and the airport, this quite compact course is surprisingly quiet, especially when you get out to the 3rd green and then play the short par-4 4th, which requires a shot across part of the picturesque Papakura estuary.

There are many very good gently dog-legging holes, and several tight fairways lined by towering mature trees of many varieties. Without too much rough between the trees, ball-finding is not difficult for those wayward drives, but how you go under, through or over the trees is another matter!

All three of the par-3s are excellent, as is the not overly worked bunkering. If anything needs attention its the slowish greens, otherwise another excellent parkland course within easy reach of Auckland's centre.

List of courses: Around Auckland

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Course permanently closed in 2015.

Green fees

Course permanently closed in 2015.

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Manukau GC was formed in 1932 following the amalgamation of the Everslie and Manurewa Golf Clubs, the new name being chosen by ballot.

Where2Stay

  • Quality Inn Manukau

    447 Great South Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland

    +64 (0)9 277 7320

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Auckland & Grange GC; Manukau.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Formosa Auckland; Titirangi

  • Manukau Motor Lodge4-star

    631 Great South Road, Manukau City, Auckland

    +64 (0)9 262 0869

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Auckland & Grange GC; Manukau.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Formosa Auckland; Titirangi

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