Articles by Ryan Brandeburg

New Zealand’s Top 50 Golf Courses

Golf Digest’s inaugural ranking of the best courses across the ditch shines the spotlight on New Zealand’s international classics as well as its time-honoured gems.

Landscapes: Christchurch Golf Club

Christchurch Golf Club has the distinction of being the second oldest course in New Zealand (behind Otago Golf Club), and the sixth oldest outside the United Kingdom. It also came in as the 15th best layout in New Zealand Golf Digest’s inaugural ranking of our Top 50 Courses earlier this year.

New Zealand: Deep south

The South Island has the world’s attention thanks to an array of outstanding golf courses working in tandem with extraordinary scenery.

New Zealand: A room with a view

The perfect golf vacation has easy access to high-quality golf along with the comfort of on-site accommodation. Whether you’re seeking a weekend getaway or a boys’ golf trip, New Zealand has plenty of ‘Play and Stay’ options.

Does Your Club Have A Problem With Customer Service?

The operational dynamic in many golf clubs is flawed. Increasingly over the past decade, clubs have gone down the path of outsourcing with little understanding of the damage this can do to the overall golf experience. It raises the question:

Landscapes: Windross Farm Golf Course

…. A breath of fresh air. The opportunity created by a land swap has revitalised an ageing club and given Auckland a cracking new championship venue.