New Zealand - South Island Best Golf Courses



Best golf courses on the South Island in New Zealand

Golf on the South Island: To find out more about the top golf courses on the South Island, check out the list below. Where2Golf provides golf course reviews, golf ratings, photos, resort and hotel information of the best.

 New Zealand - South Island Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the South Island golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts
Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. 

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Arrowtown 4a.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownRomans & Wright
Balmacewen (Otago) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDunedinUnknown
Chisholm Links 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDunedinEvans, John
Christchurch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchVarious
Clearwater, NZ 4b.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchDarby, John
Cromwell 3b.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownBlank & Wright
Greenacres 3a.gifVisitors welcomeNelsonUnknown
Hills, The (NZ) 5b.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownDarby, John
Invercargill 3b.gifVisitors welcomeInvercargillUnknown
Jack's Point 5b.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownDarby, John
Kaikoura 3a.gifVisitors welcomeKaikouraUnknown
Methven 3b.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchUnknown
Millbrook 5a.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownCharles & Turner
Nelson 3b.gifVisitors welcomeNelsonVarious
North Otago 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDunedinUnknown
Pegasus, NZ 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchKerr, Kristine
Queenstown 4b.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownUnknown
Russley 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchClements, Joe
Southland 3b.gifVisitors welcomeInvercargillTurner, Greg
St Andrews, NZ-South Is 3a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchUnknown
St Clair 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDunedinUnknown
Te Anau 3b.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownUnknown
Terrace Downs 4b.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchCox, David
Timaru 3a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchWolveridge, Mike
Waitikiri 4a.gifVisitors welcomeChristchurchUnknown
Wanaka 4a.gifVisitors welcomeQueenstownUnknown
 

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