Kauri Cliffs features eighteen holes of golf designed by David Harman of Golf Course Consultants, Orlando, Florida. Fifteen holes have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played along side cliffs that plunge to the sea. Both the Cavalli Islands and Cape Brett provide additional backdrop. The course played host to the PGA TOUR’s Kiwi Challenge in 2008 and has received numerous accolades and awards including being ranked among the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World, and its current ranking as the #1 Golf Resort in the World by Golf Digest.
Location: Matauri Bay, New Zealand
Year founded: 2001
Courses: Kauri Cliffs, 6539 meters
Architect: David Harman
Hole #7 - 201 meter par 3
Club selection is crucial on this demanding par 3. Don't let the views distract you.
Hole #16 - 335 meter par 4
A tee shot on the right hand side of the fairway leaves a short downhill approach. Very long hitters may risk the hazards and rive the green - Temptation.
Course played: Kauri Cliffs
Date played: 16th November, 2011