Whakatane Golf Club - Championship course - one of the finest golf courses in the Bay of Plenty. With our fast running greens and lush forgiving fairways, the course (See PANORAMIC VIEWS) offers golfers, at all levels, a challenging and rewarding 18 holes. Our par 70, 6009m course is located 10 minutes from the town centre, adjacent to the airport.

Visitor Information

Facilities and Features

  • Lounge bar and restaurant/cafe serving tasty home-made snacks and meals.
  • The facilities are available to non-members for special functions such as weddings,  business seminars, or for package deals including golf / prizegiving / entertainment.
  • Changing rooms and showers
  • Park over property for mobile homes / camper-vans
  • Golf practice  nets and large putting green
  • Fully stocked Pro Shop - Electric cart hire + club hire
  • Free weekly Junior golf lessons ( see JUNIORS page )

The Golf Shop

  •  The only fully stocked golf equipment store in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
  • PGA Golf Professional Kris Gundersen.
  • Club repairs and customised new clubs to suit your specific requirements.  As Paul says, "You name it, we can get it!"
  • Cart hire + trundler hire - and yes we sell golf carts too.
  • Rent golf clubs
  • Golf lessons


Attracting NEW MEMBERS is a high priority.

We offer a selection of joining packages , as circumstances vary for different people. If you are new to golf our introductory membership includes FREE golf lessons! Gift vouchers for membership available from the office.

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Encouraging kids of Whakatane to take up golf is very important. Junior memberships are affordable for all. See our JUNIORS page.

The Club provides opportunities for members to expand their knowledge and experience by situations to help them learn.

Recently a demonstration on how to use the defibrillator was held. Below is a video for your information.