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The Coromandel, New Zealanders’ favourite destination, is within an hour and a half drive of Auckland International Airport and Rotorua, and yet the region is a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Lakes Resort, Pauanui
This unique course blends wonderfully with the surrounding ecology providing a truly remarkable golfing experience.
The course is nestled in a unique valley setting and meanders its way through picturesque natural native wetlands and lakes.
Many of the country’s leading professionals, amateurs and golf writers have rated Lakes Resort in the top six in the country. The tees, greens and fairways are considered by many to be the best they have played.
Lakes Resort has hosted a number of International events including the Australia versus New Zealand match for the Nagle Charles Challenge Trophy and the annual Legends Charity Pro Am.
The Dunes Golf Resort, Matarangi
Bordering on the picturesque Whangapoua Harbour and the beautiful sandy beaches of the Pacific, The Dunes is set in glorious surroundings, with sea and harbour views from most holes and The Coromandel ranges forming a spectacular backdrop.
Located only 2.5 hours from Auckland city, The Dunes Matarangi offer a world class golf course.
The Dunes Golf Club was originally developed under the name of Matarangi Golf Links in 1988 and designed by New Zealand’s golf legend Sir Bob Charles.