Dateline January 26, 2015 -Golf at Gulf Harbour

After an excellent breakfast at Swallow Ridge we said our good byes to our wonderful hosts Mike and Chris, and the great facility.

We headed south back toward Auckland for a round of golf at Gulf Harbour, a Robert Trent Jones course that hosted the 1998 World Cup of golf. Jones likens the...

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Dateline January 26, 2015 – Golf at Kauri Cliffs

Kauri Cliffs Golf Club was about a 35 minute drive from Kerikeri.  We turned off a main road and followed a dirt road for about a mile, we wondered if TomTom was taking us to a wrong location.  Finally a gate appeared, very unassuming, with a security speaker on the side.  We called and were tol...

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Dateline January 24, 2015 – Bay of Islands – Swallow Ridge

We drove out of Auckland the first thing Saturday morning traveling north on our way to our first golf adventure, our destination the Bay of Islands. This area of New Zealand is well known for the 144 islands, water sports and beaches. Of course going to the beach was not on our list but seeing ...

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