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 those outside New Zealand
The country is far from most places in the world, but it overdelivers on what might be a 12-hour flight to the country. You get to regale your friends back home with your golfing exploits, and none would be the wiser. From the airport, Go ForGolf points you to all you need to know for the ultimate golfing experience. A good golfer has to be in good form. Here we’ll share resources on what it takes to stay fit, body and mind, to fully participate in the deep sport of golf.
Too much of a good thing can be bad, even if that good thing is golfing. So, we’ll also be sharing tips on how to plan a wholesome golfing adventure. A bit of New Zealand cuisine, the best accommodation spots close to golf courses, tours, and activities organised by different golfing associations for enthusiasts like yourself.