12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: 9 of the best tee-to-greens

Brent Melville
Sat, 02 Jan 2021

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: 9 of the best tee-to-greens
Paraparaumu 6th hole
Brent Melville
Sat, 02 Jan 2021
Like both Scotland and Ireland, New Zealand’s top golf courses are often the enclave of the jet-setting golfing elite. Now, with Gulfstreams and Learjets grounded, Kiwis have the opportunity to tee off in style, often at a fraction of their pre-covid green fees. The New Zealand Golf Association reckons one in 10 Kiwis play the game regularly across 400 courses, making golf the most played sport in the country. But while many people will never get to play ‘one percent’ courses like Tara Iti or The Hills, there are a h...

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