Best golf courses: Queenstown

Queenstown: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Blank & Wright

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Cromwell's original 9-hole course redesigned by Albert Raymond "Ray" Blank (1953). Second-nine (now holes 1 thru' 9) designed by B.V. Wright (1974).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Turner & Macpherson

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Remarkables course: original design by John Darby & Bob Charles (1992); redesign of Arrow-nine closing holes by Greg Turner & Scott Macpherson (2009).
Coronet course: first nine designed by Scott Macpherson & Greg Turner (2010); extended to 18 holes by Scott Macpherson & Grant Turner (2021).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Romans & Wright

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Original nine (1936) laid out by Reg Romans and B.V. Wright. Second-nine (1971) designed by B.V. Wright.

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

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First nine holes at this location laid out by members in the 1930s. Second nine added in 1967.

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Darby, John

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Not a Jack Nicklaus design (as many suppose), but another excellent design from New Zealander, John Darby.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Darby, John

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John Darby

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Charles & Darby

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Remarkables course: original design by John Darby & Bob Charles (1992); redesign of Arrow-nine closing holes by Greg Turner & Scott Macpherson (2009).
Coronet course: first nine designed by Scott Macpherson & Greg Turner (2010); extended to 18 holes by Scott Macpherson & Grant Turner (2021).

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Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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