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Windross Farm Golf Course

37 Alfriston-Ardmore Rd,

Ardmore, Papakura, Auckland 2582

  • Office

    +64 (0)9 281 5414
  • Pro shop

    +64 (0)9 281 5414

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open links-style. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Open rural countryside and fruit farms.

  • Designer:

    Brett Thomson (of RBT Design) in collaboration with course consultant Phil Tataurangi.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5641
5333
4765
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-37.019676

Longitude:

174.974460

How to get there:

8 km E of Manuwera / 38 km SE of Auckland.

Windross Farm Golf Course

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 2011

Windross Farm Golf Course: This recent addition to the golfing scene around Auckland arrived at the behest of the members of the former Manukau Golf Club. When the members decided to sell their plot alongside the Pahurehure Inlet (it was transformed into a hi-density housing development), they opted for a move inland to a new course next to the small Ardmore Airport.

Laid out on a former potato field, this not overly long links-style layout offers a mix of flat and undulating terrain, several small man-made lakes and bearded rustic-looking bunkers. "Minimalism" and an understated philosophy drove the design of the course, as well as the clubhouse and other facilities.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: NZ$165 (all days).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Windross Farm is located just outside Manuwera, a major suburb of what is now called the Auckland "Super City". Manurewa (Maori for "drifting kite") is the home of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, which welcome over a million visitors a year.

Published ranking

2020 NZ Golf Digest rating: 16th best course in New Zealand.

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