Tag: New Zealand

Robertson Lodge restaurant

Which 3 Robertson Lodge properties will Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manage?

By: 2023. 12. 05.

I have got the impression that Rosewood Hotels & Resorts (30 hotels at this moment & 24 under construction) is intentionally looking for properties away from tourist epicenters. One of the elements of the formula for luxury hotels…

The 17th green at Kauri Cliffs

What special green fee price does Kauri Cliffs offer to attract Australian golfers?

By: 2023. 10. 12.

New Zealand's natural beauty and unique culture are set to attract a record-breaking 4.9 million tourists in 2023 (Source: MBIE). Australia remains the largest source of tourists to New Zealand, accounting for approximately 40% of all visitors. Are…

Te Arai Links North Course_Hole 2_Ricky Robinson

What aspects did Tom Doak focus on while designing the North Course at Te Arai Links?

By: 2023. 09. 29.

Te Arai Links' Managing Director, Jim Rohrstaff, proudly announced in a February interview for Golf Business Monitor that Tom Doak had been commissioned to design the North Course. Tom Doak's new masterpiece will open for play on October…

Cape Kidnappers Golf Course -14th and 15th hole

How does the Cape Kidnappers Golf Course celebrate its 20th anniversary?

By: 2023. 08. 01.

We can be grateful to the late legendary hedge fund manager and multi-billionaire Julian Robertson for the development of the Cape Kidnappers Golf Course (design: Tom Doak). It is not a surprise that Top100golfcourses.com ranked Cape Kidnappers Golf Course as…

Kauri Cliffs Residences lodge interior

How has Kauri Cliffs Residences addressed the rise in demand?

By: 2023. 06. 20.

The Kauri Cliffs Residences are so impressive how they struck the perfect balance between comfort and luxury. I am so impressed by the cozy and inviting rooms while still feeling incredibly luxurious. The owners recognized the architectural significance…

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How will Cape Kidnappers renew itself for its 20th birthday?

By: 2023. 04. 06.

The Cape Kidnappers Resort (New Zealand) was launched in 2004. The American developer Julian Robertson (Kauri Cliffs' owner too) asked Tom Doak to design a golf course for the resort. This is how the 18-hole, par-71, 7,147 yards (6,569 meters) long…

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Guide to how to fall in love with Te Arai Links

By: 2023. 02. 21.

Mike Keiser's book - The Nature of the Game - was very instructive for me. Perhaps it was this book that convinced me how exciting and beautiful the links courses are and why minimalist golf course architecture is…