Methven Area Golf Courses

The Methven region is a golfers dream - there are golf courses to suit players of all abilities. Within half an hours drive from the centre of town you have a choice of six challenging country golf courses and one of New Zealand's best international golf resorts.
 
  - Methven Golf Club
- Terrace Downs
- Ashburton Golf Club
- Hororata Golf Club
 
- Mayfield Golf Club
- Rakaia Golf Club
- Tinwald Golf Club

Many of these beautiful golf courses have hosted National and International competitions and provide a great challenge for professionals - others are designed for club players with different tee positions to suit all skill levels.

All of the region's golf courses are open year round and welcome visitors. Some of the smaller clubs rely on an "honesty box" system for collecting green fees, while the larger courses have staff to manage the clubhouse with golf carts and hire clubs also avaiable.

 Amazing Space Golf (owned and operated by Methven Travel) believes that Mid-Canterbury offers the best golf experience in the South Island so much that they have gone and hand-picked some of the finest 'real country' courses and created a range of custom golf tours. They offer customised transfers from Christchurch Airport & City and handle all your travel arrangements throughout your visit.

Methven Golf Club

 The Methven Golf Club is known as one of the finest country courses in New Zealand, with its stunning views of Mt Hutt Ski Area and the Southern Alps. This well established 18 hole golf course (founded 1924) is planted with a beautiful selection of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs making it a challenge for all golfing abilities. If you’re not sure what the weather is like in Methven, make sure you check out the Methven Golf Club webcam which looks down the number one fairway up to Mt Hutt giving a good picture of what is happening on the golf course and what the weather is doing. It takes a new picture every couple of minutes.
Location: Hobbs Road, Methven
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Distance from Methven:
18
Tees: Two
Tees: Two
Affiliate: $20
2 kms

Distance: 5691-5807m
Distance: 5278-5606m
Non Affiliate: $25

Par: 71
Par: 72

Terrace Downs

 Terrace Downs offers a par 72, 18-hole championship golf course, and is rated as one of the top courses and golfing destinations in New Zealand. Based at the foothills of the Southern Alps, there are very few scenic alpine courses like it. The course was designed by Sid Pudicombe and Associates in 1993 and officially opened in December 2001. It offers a unique mixture of Parklands and Links style with the underlying philosophy of the course development assuring its integration into the natural environment and the respect and enjoyment of all who play on it. The views of the Rakaia Gorge and mountain vistas remain a constant challenge for players to keep their eye on the ball! The 6,440-metre long course incorporates 11 lakes and 70 bunkers, providing plenty of obstacles for even the most experienced player.
Location: Coleridge Road, Rakaia Gorge
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Distance from Methven:
18
Tees: Four
Tees: Two
Affiliate: $75
22 kms

Distance: 5278-6406m
Distance: 5278-5606m
Non Affiliate: $125

Par: 72
Par: 72

 


Ashburton Golf Course

 Location: Golf Links Road, Ashburton
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Distance from Methven:
18
Tees: Three
Tees: Two
Affiliate: $20
34 kms

Distance: 5793-6001m
Distance: 5123-5793m
Non Affiliate: $30

Par: 72
Par: 72

Hororata Golf Course

 Location: Homebush Road, Glentunnel
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Distance from Methven:
18
Tees: Two
Tees: Two
Affiliate: $15
46 kms

Distance: 5023-5617m
Distance: 5005-5617m
Non Affiliate: $15

Par: 71
Par: 71

Mayfield Golf Course

 Location: Bulls Road, Mayfield
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Distance from Methven:
9
Tees: One
Tees: One
Affiliate: $12
35 kms

Distance: 5870m
Distance: 5222m
Non Affiliate: $15

Par: 72
Par: 72

Rakaia Golf Course

 Location: Acton Road, Rakaia
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Distance from Methven:
9
Tees: One
Tees: One
Affiliate: $15
42 kms

Distance: 5363m
Distance: 5085m
Non Affiliate: $15

Par: 70
Par: 70

Tinwald Golf Course

 Location: Frasers Road, Tinwald, Ashburton
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Distance from Methven:
18
Tees: One
Tees: One
Affiliate: $20
37 kms

Distance: 5779m
Distance: 5258m
Non Affiliate: $25

Par: 72
Par: 73

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