Methven Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Methven Golf Club Est. 1924

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Methven Golf Club: As one might expect in this popular wintertime ski location, there are many fine mountain views from the golf course, when that is, you are not up against, or under, the many trees that line the fairways. This is a very pleasant parkland course, quite flat except for one or two dips and slopes on a few holes. The many varieties of trees, which include poplars, birch, eucalyptus, willows and even English oak, do a fine job of defining the often tightish fairways, although on occasions newer tree planting is starting to make things unnecessarily tight (as at the par-5 3rd). Thankfully, the back-nine feels a tad more open and forgiving than the front. With several short par-4's and not overly long par-5's, this is a course where keeping the driver in the bag and using something more accurate from the tee may pay handsome dividends on your scorecard. The small greens are, like the rest of the course, very well maintained and a pleasure to putt on.

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Making Contact

Methven Golf Club
Hobbs Road,
Methven, Aorangi 
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)3 302 8438
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +64 (0)3 302 8439

Email   methven@xtra.co.nz
Website   www.methvengolf.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.
 
Designer: Unknown
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5817 5701 5136
Par 71 71 73
SSS or Slope 70.4 69.8 72.6
 
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How2Get There?

100 km W of Christchurch
From Christchurch follow Hwy 73, direction West Coast via Arthur's Pass. After 50 km at Darfield take Hwy 77 direction Methven. After approx 45 km (and just after passing the Rakaia Gorge) turn left direction Methven. In the centre of Methven, just after the shopping area, turn right into Hobbs Road. After 1 km golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$25. 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?

From May to October, Methven becomes a popular ski location supporting the Mount Hutt ski area. The par-4 11th hole provides an excellent view of Mt Hutt.

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Location

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Latitude: (-43.633777)
Longitude: (171.621637)
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The Lodge on Chertsey 
1 Chertsey Rd, Methven
+64 (0)3 303 2000
www.thelodge.nz.com



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Terrace Downs Resort 
Coleridge Rd, Rakaia Gorge, Windwhistle, Canterbury.
+64 (0)3 318 6943
www.terracedowns.co.nz

Terrace Downs Resort offers a unique one-stop New Zealand getaway destination. Perched on the edge of the spectacular Rakaia River, the Resort boasts stunning views up to Mt Hutt and is within close proximity to various ski fields. Catering to guests of all ages the resort features deluxe accommodation, award winning cuisine and a selection of resort-operated leisure and adventure activities, including 18-hole championship golf course, spa treatments, jet boating, horse trekking, clay pigeon shooting, archery and fishing.

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