500,000 – number of adults who play golf every year in New Zealand, making it the sport with the highest adult participation
397 – number of golf courses in New Zealand, according to Golf New Zealand, governing body of the sport
2 – second most popular sport for women after netball
1 – most popular sport for men
For golf enthusiasts, we’ll be publishing reviews of the golf courses across the country, whether it’s the Royal Wellington, Paraparaumu Beach, Jack’s Point, and Tara Iti, just to name a few.