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Selwyn Times: April 27, 2018


24 Selwyn District Residents' Guide 2018 S ELWYN GOLF From Weedons to Terrace Downs, Selwyn golf courses are beautiful and challenging for every skill level. HORORATA GOLF CLUB A picturesque 18 hole course with strategically placed trees, natural water hazards, and outstanding soil-based greens. Distance Men 5605m Par 71, Women 5050m Par 71 Hire - Clubs and trundlers Homebush Road, Glentunnel 03 318 2887 TAI TAPU GOLF CLUB The tree-lined fairways and generously sized greens make it a challenge for all skill levels. Play 9 or 18 holes. Distance (18 holes) Men 5384m Par 70, Women 5116m Par 73 Hire – Clubs, trundlers and golf carts Christchurch-Akaroa Road, Tai Tapu 03 329 6710 TERRACE DOWNS GOLF RESORT One of New Zealand’s top 18 hole championship golf courses, with stunning views of the Southern Alps, Terrace Downs is fun and challenging for all golfers. Distance Men 6406m, Women 5278m, Par 72 Hire – Clubs, shoes, carts and trundlers 623 Coleridge Road, Windwhistle 03 318 6943 GREENDALE GOLF CLUB Well sheltered in a quiet country location, Greendale golf course is a testing but fair 18 holes. Trees, water hazards and out of bounds (OB) are challenges on most holes. Distance Men 5623m Par 72, Women 5007m Par 73 Hire – clubs (limited) 987 Coaltrack Road, Greendale 03 318 8046 BURNHAM GOLF CLUB A flat course, but tight, tree-lined fairways demand accuracy from the tee. Be careful on the 12th – the OB puts your ball into the NZ Army’s Ammunition Magazine, and it’s not retrievable. Distance Blue tees 5873m Par 72, Red tees 5109m Par 73, Yellow tees 5109m Par 73 Hire – clubs and carts Aylesbury Road, Burnham 03 347 6812 WEEDONS COUNTRY CLUB Tree-lined fairways and many doglegs make this 18-hole course a challenge for even the best golfers. Distance Blue tees 5997m, White tees 5699m, Yellow tees 5234m, all Par 73 Hire – clubs, carts and trundlers McClelland Road, Weedons 03 347 8519 ELLESMERE GOLF CLUB Some narrow, tree-lined fairways and strategically placed bunkers require accuracy. A picturesque 18-hole course, nice and flat for all fitness levels. Distance Men 5953 Par 72, Women 5240 Par 73 Feredays Road, Leeston 03 324 3251 LINCOLN GOLF CLUB A picturesque, challenging, wellprepared 9-hole course in a parkland setting. Visitors are always welcome and may enter competitions on club days. Distance 5837m, Men Par 72, Women 73 Boundary Road, Lincoln 03 325 2453 -

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. 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