Muriwai Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
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Muriwai Golf Club: The open environment, sand dunes, pot bunkering, twittering skylarks and nervous pheasants all reinforce the classic seaside links feel of this excellent golf course, although black rather than white sand in the bunkers and on the dunes themselves does take a wee while to get used to. The two nine-hole loops cover quite different terrain. The first is played in a large, open bowl, where the surrounding tree-clad hills remind you how much nicer trees are when planted by nature than by man. The second loop takes you alongside some natural tree-lined areas and out again into the open, but never quite as close to the sea as you'd like. The sea is glimpsed from time to time, but there's never really a full-on view or stretch of holes running alongside it. The statuesque Norfolk pine trees and one or two other sub-tropical species remind you that this is a New Zealand links course, not one in Scotland, although bushes, bunkers and grassy rough still remain your principal threats. An excellent seaside course, especially for lovers of links golf.

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Making Contact

Muriwai Golf Club
Coast Rd,
Muriwai, Auckland 
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)9 411 8454
Pro Shop   +64 (0)9 411 8454
Fax

  +64 (0)9 411 7123

Email   muriwai@golf.co.nz
Website   www.muriwaigolfclub.co.nz
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Golf Pro
 
Ray Barnett (General Mgr)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: John Bourke, Alex Glasgow & Malcolm Sim
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6207 5905 5240
Par 72 72 73
SSS or Slope 73.7 72.3 74.4
 
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How2Get There?

45 km W of Auckland
From Auckland centre travel west on Hwy 16 for approx 30 km, then at Waimauku turn left off Hwy direction Muriwai Beach. After 9 km turn right into Coast Road direction Golf Club. After 1 km turn left into Golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays NZ$45; weekends & public holidays NZ$60. Reduced rates for 9-hole rounds, and for juniors. [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
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

In addition to its ruggedly, picturesque wilderness beaches, the Muriwai Beach area is also famed for its colony of over 2000 gannets, which, unusually, is located on the mainland. Viewing platforms allow visitors to observe the birds without disturbing them. Surfing, fishing and watching glorious sunsets are also major attractions in this area.

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Location

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Latitude: (-36.819815)
Longitude: (174.426885)
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Lincoln Court Motel 
58 Lincoln Road, Henderson, Auckland
+64 (0)9 836 0326



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Copthorne Hotel - Auckland HarbourCity 4-star
196-200 Quay Street, Auckland
+64 (0)9 377 0349
www.copthornehotels.co.nz



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