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Selwyn Times: April 07, 2017

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20 selwyn district residents' guide 2017 Golf is the game where concentration and precision combine with fun and fitness. Some call it the perfect game – others the most frustrating. If you love golf then Selwyn has much to offer with its eight courses. From Tai Tapu to Terrace Downs there are courses to match your ability – whether you just want a quick hit after work or a luxurious weekend experience. Terrace Downs Resort Coleridge Road, Windwhistle golf@terracedowns.co.nz 03 318 6943 Set on a luxury resort, Terrace Downs offers a championship golf course. Combines scenic views, 11 lakes and more than 80 bunkers. Distance 6000m Par Men 72, Women 72 Holes 18 Hire – Carts, shoes, clums and trundlers Hororata Golf Club Homebush Road, Hororata georgeanddipp@crystalp.co.nz 03 318 0887 Situated in Glentunnel, the course is set on the terraces of the Selwyn River. Features natural hazards of trees and creeks. Distance 5617m Par Men 71, Women 71 Holes 18 Hire – Clubs, trundlers and one golf cart Greendale Golf Club Coaltrack Road, Greendale greendale@golf.co.nz 03 318 8046 Set on the banks of the Selwyn River, Greendale Golf Club is a picturesque course. The famous 17th hole even provides a test for the most proficient golfer. Distance 5300m Par Men 72, Women, 73 Holes 18 Hire – Clubs (limited) Burnham Golf Club Aylesbury Road, Burnham burnhamgolf@ihug.co.nz 03 347 6818 An easier, flatter course with tree-lined fairways. The 12th hole has a non-retrievable “out of bounds” for those who hit the ball into the New Zealand Army’s Ammunition Magazine. Distance 5837m Par Men 114, Women 119 Holes 18 Hire – clubs & carts Weedons Country Club McClelland Road, Weedons weedons@golf.co.nz 03 347 8519 Tree-lined fairways and doglegs make this a challenge for all levels of golfers. Visitors welcome to participate in Stableford match of the day – Tuesdays 9am to 1pm. Distance 5699m Par 73 Holes 18 Hire – Clubs, carts and trundlers Ellesmere Golf Club Feredays Rd, Leeston mike.adrienne@xtra.co.nz 03 325 3101 All that country golf has to offer. An extensive irrigation ensures the course is excellent condition all year round. A club keen to share their green with visitors. Distance 5953m Par 72 Holes 18 Hire – no equipment for hire Lincoln Golf Club Boundary Road, Lincoln lincoln@golf.co.nz 03 325 2453 selwyn golf clubs A challenging yet picturesque golf course with uninterrupted views to the Southern Alps. Golfers enjoy a park-like setting and wonderful hospitality. Distance 5837m Par Men 72, Women 73 Holes 18 Hire – Clubs & carts Tai Tapu Golf Club Tai Tapu Domain, Tai Tapu (off Old Tai Tapu Rd) taitapugolf@xtra.co.nz 03 329 6710 A nine-hole, tree-lined golf course with sizable greens. Each hole presents a different challenge for golfers of all abilities. Distance 5384m Par Men 70, Women 73 Holes 9 For Hire – clubs, trundlers, 2 electric carts

selwyn district residents' guide 2017 21 Terrace Downs Resort There is something for everyone! Sunday Buffet Join us for our delicious Sunday Buffet every week at 12.30pm - 14.30pm in Hunters Restaurant. Adults $45 - Kids U12 $20 (Bookings essential) Anniversaries & Birthdays We can host any occasion in our Hunters Restaurant, contact us to plan your special day Conferences A venue in Canterbury that luxury facilities, world-class natural surroundings and exceptional service. Up to 120 guests. ed g ch s. Weddings Indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony, reception and dance, for the wedding party and up to 100 guests. Restaurants We can host large or small groups for occasion in our The Café, Hunters Restaurant or our Sunday Buffet. Activities A range of exciting activities such as Clay Bird Shooting, Archery, Mini Olympics, Jet Boating, Spa and more are available through Terrace Downs. 623 Coleridge Road, Windwhistle, Canterbury Phone (03) 318 6943 info@terracedowns.co.nz www.terracedowns.co.nz