There are 40 golf courses in the Christchurch region, with 18 golf courses and driving ranges within easy reach of the city. Most are of international quality and green fees are inexpensive by world standards.
Amberley Golf Club
Beautifully manicured links course in native surrounds. Interesting par 3 over pond.
PO Box 10, Amberley, NORTH CANTERBURY
Ph: 03 314 8735
Avondale Golf Club
Undulating 18 hole course, well bunkered, many trees. Short but requires accuracy.
Wainoni Road, Aranui
PO Box 15 042, Aranui, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 388 8203
Christchurch Golf Club
One of the best in NZ. Excellent fairways, bunkers, water hazards, beautiful greens.
45 Horseshoe Lake Road, Shirley
PO Box 27 044, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 385 9506
A championship golf course inspired by Scotland’s links courses, with plenty of water and great views of the mountains.
There is a strict dress code at Clearwater plus soft spikes & wide wheel trundlers only
Clearwater Avenue, Harewood, Christchurch
PO Box 14069, CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT 8544
Ph: 03 360 2146
Coringa Golf Club
18 hole, 6497 metre, tree lined, championship course. Seldom closed by surface water.
McLeans Island Road
PO Box 14 102, Christchurch Airport, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 359 7174
Culverden Golf Club
Well maintained 9 hole course with mature trees and a natural stream. Spectacular views.
PO Box 106, CULVERDEN 8272
Ph: 03 315 8189
Ellesmere Golf Club
18 hole country course, sheltered, parklike. Quite flat, large greens, good watering.
PO Box 19, LEESTON
Ph: 03 324 3420
Greendale Golf Club
On banks of Selwyn River. Gently undulating course with many tree species to enhance.
Coaltrack Road, Greendale
PO Box 24, DARFIELD
Ph: 03 318 8046
Hagley Golf Club
Flat, well presented parkland course within walking distance of several major hotels.
North Hagley Park
PO Box 199, Christchurch
Ph: 03 379 8279
Harewood Golf Club
TWO CHAMPIONSHIP COURSES. Each course has its own challenges. Excellent putting surfaces.
371 McLeans Island Rd
PO Box 20 099, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 359 8843
Hawarden Golf Club
A picturesque 9 hole course with wide tree lined fairways and large, well maintained greens. Established 1924.
Horsley Downs Road
PO Box 23, HAWARDEN
Ph: 03 314 4490
Hororata Golf Club
Picturesque 18 hole course on Selwyn River, 35 mins west of Christchurch.
P.O.Box 26 Hororata, Homebush Road, Glentunnel
Ph: 03 318 2887
Kaiapoi Golf Club
Undulating course built on sandhills and requiring accuracy off the tees. “Jewel of the North” situated 20 mins drive from Christchurch Square.
503 Williams Street
PO Box 39, KAIAPOI
Ph: 03 327 7320
McLeans Island Golf Club
Rated as Canterbury’s best test of golf in 1998. Irrigated greens, tees, and fairways. Playable in all weather conditions.
800 McLeans Island Road
PO Box 5066, Papanui, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 359 9768
Rangiora Golf Club
18 hole course, few bunkers, many trees, long wide fairways. Always green & lush.
Golf Links Road
PO Box 121, RANGIORA
Ph: 03 313 6666
Rawhiti Golf Club
18 hole seaside links course. Easy walking, nicely contoured, well defined fairways.
100 Shaw Avenue, New Brighton
PO Box 18 589, New Brighton, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 388 6626
Russley Golf Club
Easy walking on beautifully groomed fairways. Hosted prof. & amateur tournaments.
428 Memorial Ave
PO Box 14 045, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 358 4748
Templeton Country Club
Tree lined fairways and tricky par 3s reward the straight hitter. 10 minutes from Christchurch airport.
Pound Road, Templeton
PO Box 16 056, Hornby, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 349 7571
Terrace Downs High Country Resort
One of the best, most scenic courses in NZ. Luxury accommodation, huge range of outdoor activities.
Coleridge Road, Rakaia Gorge
RD 2, DARFIELD
Ph: 03 318 6943
Waimakariri Gorge Golf Club
Spectacular views of the Waimakariri River and Gorge and the Southern Alps. Only 45 minutes northwest of Christchurch.
Thongcaster Road, Oxford
c/o 3716 Old West Coast Rd, Darfield, RD 1, CANTERBURY
Ph: 03 312 4339
Waimari Beach Golf Club
18 hole links course among pine plantations. Flat, easy walking, with well maintained fairways and greens.
460 Bower Ave, North New Brighton
PO Box 38 077, Parklands, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 383 0418
Waitikiri Golf Club
One of the leading championship courses in Canterbury. Challenging, tree lined fairways and venue of numerous championship events.
Waitikiri Drive, Burwood
PO Box 27-089, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 383 1400
Weedons Country Club
Friendly, country atmosphere. Flat course, tree lined fairways. Visitors welcome.
McClelland Road, Weedons
PO Box 23 008, Templeton, CHRISTCHURCH
Ph: 03 347 8519