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Hamilton Island Golf Club, located in Queensland's Whitsunday Islands, has spectacular views at practically every turn. The back nine is especially jaw-dropping, including a closing stretch of holes that play along the sea. To reach the golf club, you must take an "Island Links" ferry from the Hamilton Island ports across to Dent Island. It's worth the trip.
Michael Hendry defended his title at the 2013 New Zealand PGA Championship, but the real winner was New Zealand golf and The Hills Golf Club. Michael Hendry defended his title at the 2013 New Zealand PGA Championship, but the real winner was New Zealand golf and The Hills Golf Club. This exclusive club in the shadow of the Remarkables Mountains, is a true work of art, a demanding course with all sorts of intrigue and nuance. A handful of unique sculptures add even more scenery to the landscape.
Wairakei International Golf Course served as the forefather to Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers in attracting international golfers to New Zealand. Golfers will appreciate the natural setting of streams, ponds and bunker faces lined with wood (almost like Pete Dye's railroad ties) at Wairakei.
It was Captain James Cook who dreamed up the name Cape Kidnappers for the dramatic cliffs off the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island in 1769. More than two centuries later in 2004, it was owner Julian Robertson and architect Tom Doak who made this natural wonder one of the world's most sought-after golf courses.
Queensland is often called Australia's "Vacation State," where residents from other parts of the country come for holiday and visitors from around the world come to visit such sights as the Great Barrier Reef. There is a lot to discover both on and off the golf course in Queensland. Here are a handful of Brandon Tucker's favorite shots from a recent week spent there.
Fabulous food, paired with New Zealand's most popular wines, creates wonderful dining experiences throughout the country, especially after a rousing round of golf. Golf writer Jason Deegan recently spent five days each on the North and South islands, tasting his way through multiple golf destinations without a single bad meal.
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