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Tieke Golf Estate

Rukuhia, Hamilton, New Zealand

At a Glance

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The Tieke Golf Estate is a brand-new golf course located near Hamilton in New Zealand, offering a unique golfing experience for players of all levels on the banks of the Waikato River. It opened to visitors early 2022. The course features 18 holes, each designed to blend seamlessly into the stunning natural landscape of the area, with views of the surrounding mountains and ocean. In addition to the challenging course, the Tieke Golf Estate also boasts a state-of-the-art clubhouse, complete with a restaurant, bar, and pro shop.


Tieke Estate lies halfway between Taupo and Auckland. It splits the 4 hr drive in half so you can visit Tieke Estate on the way to play The Kinloch Club and Wairakei. The nearest top golf course is Windross Farm. The clubhouse offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with panoramic views of the golf course and surrounding scenery. The Tieke Golf Estate is the perfect destination for golfers looking to experience the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty while challenging themselves on a world-class course.

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Golf Course Information

The design of the Tieke Golf Course in New Zealand is a masterful combination of art and science, blending the natural contours of the landscape with strategic design elements to create a unique and challenging golfing experience. The course was designed by renowned golf course architect, Jack Nicklaus, and his team at Nicklaus Design, who have created some of the most celebrated courses in the world.


One of the key features of the Tieke Golf Course is its integration with the surrounding landscape. The course was designed to preserve the natural beauty of the area, with minimal disturbance to the existing flora and fauna. The fairways and greens follow the natural contours of the land, and the bunkers and hazards were carefully placed to work with the natural features of the terrain. This approach not only creates a stunning visual effect, but it also provides a more sustainable and environmentally friendly course.


In addition to its integration with the landscape, the Tieke Golf Course is also a strategic masterpiece. Each hole presents a unique challenge, requiring players to think strategically about their shots and approach. The course features a variety of hazards, including water features, bunkers, and rough terrain, that require players to use a variety of shots and techniques. The design also incorporates a range of hole lengths, making the course accessible to players of all levels, while still challenging even the most experienced golfers.

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Overall, the design of the Tieke Golf Course is a testament to the skill and vision of Jack Nicklaus and his team at Nicklaus Design. The course is a true masterpiece, seamlessly blending the natural beauty of the New Zealand landscape with strategic design elements to create a world-class golfing experience. The golf store stocks New Zealand’s best ranges of women’s & men’s golf and resort apparel including Tieke Golf Estate logo clothing, all the latest designs from international brands such as Peter Millar, Corsican, Greg Norman, Green Lamb, Footjoy.


Putting Course

The practice putting green is NZ’s largest natural bent grass practice putting facility. All golfers love a challenge so you must try your skill on this huge putting green. Whether you need to practice a flat 2-meter putt or a tough undulating 30- or 40-meter job.


Short Game Area

The Short Game Area is an important game improvement facility. The best players in the world spend more than half their practice time on the short game. If you want to fine-tune your chipping, pitching or bunker player you will enjoy this area.


Driving Range

The full-length driving range at Tieke Golf Estate is only fifty meters from the clubhouse. Practice makes perfect, this all-weather 250-meter-long state-of-the-art practice facility will be a wonderful place to improve your game.

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