Reflections of Great Golf in Australia

Cape Wickham Links - King Island - PerryGolf.com
Cape Wickham Links - King Island
 
For a variety of very positive reasons, golf in Australia is enjoying heightened profile. While the country is home to unquestionably some of the true classics of the game such as Royal Melbourne, New South Wales and Kingston Heath; recent activity only serves to further enhance Australia as one of the world’s great golf destinations…worthy of a seat in the premier league.

Tara Iti Golf Club, Mangawhai, New Zealand

Tara Iti Golf Club, New Zealand - No. 17 - Photo by Gary Lisbon
Tara Iti Golf Club, New Zealand - No. 17 - Photo by Gary Lisbon
 
High expectations can often be dangerous when visiting a new restaurant, hotel or golf course.
In this case I recently had the occasion to play at Tara Iti Golf Club on the North Island of New Zealand

A New Definition for Remote

Cape Wickham Golf Course, King Island
Cape Wickham Golf Course

Cape Wickham Golf Course


 
I have been aware of a new golf course under construction on King Island in the Bass Strait, off the southern coast of Australia, which is getting very strong initial reviews from the golf industry.

Incredible Renovations at Valderrama Golf Club in Cadiz, Spain

Valderrama’s 6th hole, by Michael Denker
Valderrama’s 6th hole, by Michael Denker

 

Plans for renovations at Club de Golf Valderrama in Cadiz, Spain brings over 3 million € to be invested in a four year plan to raise the standards of the golf course to an even higher level.