Disc Golf in Auckland, New Zealand
done a convenient little map of the Painter Course for you - click here
hole with a difference'
One must land on the stump for this par 5
Nice shot too by Debbie
Freaky Styley Classic
17th: under the crossbar - unless the All Blacks
are playing that weekend. Then it's over.
Very Lord of the Rings-ish at the Painters 6th.
Zealand's largest city
With the councils seeming to block any progress of a permanent course in Auckland City, it is pleasing to see some golfers taking matters into their own hands.
Presenting the Woodhill Forest Disc Golf Course courtesy of Bike Parks...
(09) 372 3315,
021 250 2786
PARK - [18
As of 2007 (yes 2007!), the Waiheke course remains Auckland's only basketted course (shame on you councils!), Being basketted means
the challenge is always there regardless of what discs you use
and, combined with the great atmosphere of this great island
in our harbour that is only a 30 minute ferry ride away, certainly
worthy of a visit for a round or two.
You can get a high res jpg of the course map by clicking here (opens in new window: 170kb)
In the shadow of the pa atop Rangihoua hill, surrounded by the Whakanewha Regional Park, Onetangi vineyards and golf course, lies the idyllic setting for the Onetangi Sports Park.
Including tennis courts, rugby, football and cricket grounds, the park also boasts two fully basketed 18 hole Disc Golf courses.
The Old Course, established 2000 is 1269 metres, course record 40. It is short but varied and demanding and has hosted a number of competitive ,enthralling tournaments in the past. Mighty Marty de Haas holds the Waiheke title from 2006. It suits lefties. Check out the 115m twelth and TD Brett's amazing ace on youTube!... click here
The New Course, established 2006 is approx 1800 metres, course record 53 (at time of printing). Still under development the course is top secret and may be revealed during 2007 tournament play. It suits locals.
a round gone bad whilst enjoying the vineyard views.
Open sunrise to sunset 365 days of the year!
Changing rooms, toilets and showers available at pavilion.
Park also includes free BBQ facilities.
Supermarket Woolies 3 min drive
Auckland's best beaches 5 min drive
Passenger. Arrive at Matiatia then catch bus to Rocky Bay, alight Onetangi Sports Park.
Car ferries. Arrive at Kennedy Point then 5 minute drive.
Waiheke Shipping http://www.waihekeshipping.co.nz/
or come by your own steam and pull out at the Whakanewha camp ground!
...aplenty for all tastes and budgets, check it out at justwaiheke.co.nz
Highly recommend campsite at Whakanewha Regional Park, you should book on the arc website
Good facilities, free BBQ etc.
Beautiful foreshore, walking tracks, native bush and wildlife.
Just 5 minute drive or 20 minute bike from Disc Golf venue.
CECILIA , Hillsborough, Auckland.
The course below is an object course and unmarked .. to play this course you will need to 'contact a local' to be shown your way around or just hit the park and make up your own course.
A wonderful new Disc Golf venue in the town where
the sport was established in NZ in the late 1970's.
Monte Cecilia Park Disc Golf Course was designed and installed
for the 2005 New Zealand Disc Golf Nationals by Bob and the legendary
mexican Juan Unda. This course has a bit of everything, including
the largest stand of Northern Hemisphere trees in the country
(please respect that this is a special place for all kiwis). For
a course description and some pics, click
TREE HILL, Greenlane Road West, Auckland.
The courses below are object courss and unmarked .. to play these courses you will need to 'contact a local' to be shown your way around or just hit the park and make up your own course.
Where Disc Golf was established in NZ in the late
One Tree Hill/ Mangakiekie - a beautiful
park in the heart of New Zealand's largest city.
The Cornwall Park Trust management and the ACC have been propped
numerous times, but as of yet still no permanently marked courses
exist on the hill. The official word is; we're welcome to use
it as we have for the last 25 years and permitted to install temporary
baskets for competitions but that's as far as we've ever got with
the powers that be. So sadly if you want to play on an existing
course on One Tree Hill you need to play with a local the first
PAINTERS COURSE...[18 objects]
The course played most often on One Tree Hill. One par 5 and
2 par 4's make this a testing par 58. Great use of the many
elevations but not too long. Not necessarily a good beginners
course although many have cut their teeth on it. There are
some very interesting targets, e.g. landing inside a stump,
into a trough and more unique challenges that make the Painters
Golfing beauty Debbie Natural completes a par on the Painters 7th
CRATER COURSE...[18 objects]
National Tour course.
The Crater was established in the late 80's by a bunch of young
fit Freaky Styley men with knees that worked well. Over the
last few years the course has been refined and extended for
the annual 'Crater Cup' event, with a new title of The Greater
Crater. It's a tough and testing course that on a windy day
can see you with 2nd and 3rd shots that need to be twice as
long as your tee shot! The elevations are huge and if you're
not in the fairway then there's every chance you're 200 feet
down a crater! Add the treacherous terrain to the numerous long
holes and you'll understand why I don't recommend taking a beginner
up this course, there's every chance that after walking 8k up
and down, they won't deem it an enjoyable experience.
What a view! The Scarb lets rip on the 5th of the Greater Crater
ELEVATOR COURSE...[18 objects]
The Elevator is the most recent addition to the One Tree Hill
circuit thanks to the keen efforts of leftie dutchman Marty
Pants. This Freaky Stylist created some very interesting holes
and targets for the lads and the lads liked it. Incorporating
some of the Painter holes and some of the Crater holes, this
course incorporates the challenges of both, bt with some new
twists. More often, the lads will be seen playing the shorter
Elepainter course which stays on the southern side of the
park. With the help of his golfing idol, Juan Unda, Marty
has refined the Elepainter so that if they have a basket handy,
they can use it for a total of 6 of the 18 holes - cool!
The Grand Master fires one into the sun on the Elevator 7th
FRONT COURSE...[18 objects]
The original Cornwall Park course. Short and sweet but rarely
gets played these days as this area of the park has become well
populated with the 'family day in the park' visitors. During
working hours and in inclement weather you can get around with
out too many interruptions but forget it on a fine weekend.
DOUBLE B...[18 objects]
This course was set up in '95 for a tournament and still gets
the occasional group keen to take it on. The prevailing wind
can affect the 'Olive Grove' area of the park and the weekend
park users often make this not ya best pick of courses to play,
but if you get the chance have a local to take you round, it's
a good test. Affectionately named after the two designers Bob
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