Nepal: Tee time at 13,943 feet

When life and travel returns to normal after the pandemic,a wild trip to Nepal caninclude a tribute at the world’s highest golf tournament.

Hello, neighbours!

With a Trans-Tasman travel bubble in full swing, Michael Donaldson plots a week-long road trip across New Zealand’s North Island before finishing with a South Island surprise.

Muriwai – the most spectacular setting for golf in Auckland

Perched on sand dunes overlooking the famous black-sand Muriwai Beach, the course features crumpled fairways built on an impeccable sand-base, tricky bunkers and demanding greens. It’s a fierce test of skill but equally a great fun course to play for all handicappers.

A Royal welcome to Wellington

The irony is that Royal Wellington has all that and more, but the course you see today is an ultra-modern design woven into a traditional backdrop.

Mie Magic

Exploring Mie prefecture; Japan’s spiritual home and premier golf tourism destination.

Winged Foot

Back At A Classic

Rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the US Open returns to Winged Foot from September 17-20, for the sixth time since 1929.

Swan Song

Pete Dye’s inspiring final design.

Landscapes: Kapalua (Plantation Course), Maui

The 606-metre par-5 18th at Kapalua is the longest closing hole on any Golf Digest American-ranked course, but it’s still reachable in two, given its elevation drop and prevailing trade winds behind.

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.