Russley Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Russley Golf Club Est. 1928

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Russley Golf Club: Although water does make a brief appearance at the end of the par-5 6th and at the par-3 7th, its trees that will dominate your thinking here at Russley - one of New Zealand's older and more established clubs. Many holes on this relatively compact and flattish layout resemble tree-lined avenues, and quite tight ones at that. The bunkering is not too heavy, but is quite sufficient given that your primary "hazard" will be the line of tall pines and other trees separating the fairways. Perhaps the back-nine has some of the tougher and more interesting holes, but the look and feel of this parkland layout is consistent throughout. Christchurch airport is just across the road from the course, but the runways seem to be aligned to create a minimal amount of noise on the golf course and on the terrace of the very smart clubhouse.

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Making Contact

Russley Golf Club
428 Memorial Ave,
Burnside, Christchurch, Cantebury 
New Zealand
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Office   +64 (0)3 358 4748
Pro Shop   +64 (0)3 358 4612
Fax

  +64 (0)3 358 7480

Email   info@russleygc.co.nz
Website   www.russleygolfclub.co.nz
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Golf Pro
 
Rodney Yee / Richard Bath
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Original design by Joe Clements (1928). Various people have added later improvements.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6056 5384 4598
Par 72 72 73
SSS or Slope 74.1 69.8 72
 
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How2Get There?

6 km NW of Christchurch centre
From the point where Highways 1 and 74 split to the north of Christchurch, follow Hwy 1 (Johns Road) direction Airport. After 9 km turn left into Memorial Avenue (opposite the Airport and the Antartic Centre). After 1 km turn left into Stableford Green and entrance to golf is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$85. 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 (more restricted on Thur and Sat)  Must book in advance.
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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?

Russley hosted the New Zealand Open Championship in 1985 (see Tournaments section - by Venue). Christchurch is a key base location for many of the Antartic Survey activities; several associated buildings can be spotted across the road from Russley Golf Club.

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Location

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Latitude: (-43.495873)
Longitude: (172.555668)
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Copthorne Hotel Commodore - Christchurch Airport 4-star
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
+64 (0)3 358 8129
www.copthornehotels.co.nz



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Russley (less than 1 km); Clearwater
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Golf within 30 km Christchurch; Waitikiri
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Peppers Clearwater Resort 5-star
Clearwater Ave, Harewood, Christchurch
+64 (0)3 360 1009
www.peppers.co.nz

Peppers' elegant and modern lakeside units at the Clearwater Resort welcome privacy, relaxation, and refined entertaining. Guest rooms, suites, apartments and villas in a contemporary boathouse design offer offer marvellous lake and fairway views.

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Golf within 10 km Russley; Waitikiri; Christchurch
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