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Kauri Cliffs to become NZ’s largest luxury lodge

POSTED ON May 11, 2019 @ 12:27 pm

Three sophisticated residences with top-end amenities are in preparation at Kauri Cliffs in the Northland region of New Zealand, with opening scheduled for November. They will add a new dimension to the Kauri Cliffs luxury lodge which is complemented by a coastal golf course that has attracted world leaders, corporate...


New Robe Golf Course open

POSTED ON May 7, 2019 @ 6:26 pm

Robe Golf Course has been officially opened as an 18 hole course, following the redevelopment of the course from 12 holes. Member for Barker Tony Pasin teed off the first ball on the newly completed course on Friday in front of a crowd of Robe Golf Club members and invited...


Singapore’s First ‘Two-in-One’ Course Unveiled

POSTED ON May 3, 2019 @ 5:13 pm

Marina Bay Golf Course (pictured right) is adding a new spin to the game by offering two configurations within one golf course. Its current configuration will be known as ‘Course A’ while the new configuration, ‘Course B’, will be officially launched to the public on May 3. Following the introduction...


Doors close at Cessnock Golf Club ahead of creditors’ meeting next month

POSTED ON May 1, 2019 @ 6:43 pm

The doors have closed at Cessnock Golf Club after a year in voluntary administration. And as liquidation of the 93-year-old Coalfields facility becomes likely for the club, which has been languishing under the weight of about $13 million debt, its patron and president are hoping an investor will come to...


Reducing Highfield golf course could cost Timaru District Council $53,000

POSTED ON April 30, 2019 @ 11:49 am

JOHN BISSET A proposal to reduce Highfield golf course from 18 holes to nine holes is on the table. (File) Halving the size of the Highfield golf course’s 18-hole layout could cost the Timaru District Council $53,000. The spend is not in council’s current budget and would be for maintaining...


Els’ Decade-Old Hoakalei Country Club Hailed

POSTED ON April 29, 2019 @ 12:11 pm

It is 10 years since the Ernie Els-designed Hoakalei Country Club in Hawaii officially opened for play. Straight away it was recognised by Links magazine in the United States, whose panel of experts voted it best new golf course of 2009. “That was one of our first awards at Ernie Els...


Nashan Group Plans $225m Riverside Oaks Golf Resort, 300 Homes

POSTED ON April 25, 2019 @ 12:10 pm

Chinese investor Nashan Group has plans to spend $225.5 million developing the Riverside Oaks Golf Resort in the Hills District into an international tourist resort. Nashan has lodged plans with council for the progressive development of the 227-hectare site into a masterplan for 300 homes, a hotel precinct with a...


Thomson Perrett Lobb course in Cairo hailed as instant classic

POSTED ON April 17, 2019 @ 12:29 pm

The final design of Thomson Perrett & Lobb (TPL) to open – NEWGIZA in Egypt’s capital Cairo – has been described as “instantly one of the elite courses in the Middle East and North Africa”. The golf course architecture firm – comprising the late Peter Thomson, the five-time Open champion,...


Siem Reap Shines at Asia Golf Tourism Convention

POSTED ON April 12, 2019 @ 3:56 pm

Cambodia is poised to become a genuine twin-centre golf destination as a result of two announcements made during the eighth Asia Golf Tourism Convention. The event, held by the global golf tourism organisation IAGTO in Siem Reap, the gateway city to Cambodia’s ancient Angkor temples, was attended by 420 IAGTO...