Located just 8km from Hamilton, Te Kowhai Golf Club is a well established 9 hole course that offers challenges to both novice and expert golfers alike.

The course is generally straight and level with tree lined mown fairways, bunkers and manicured greens. Visitors are most welcome to enjoy our food and bar facilities. The Clubhouse is open 7 days a week from 3pm Monday to Saturday and 11am Sundays.
Being Chartered Club Affiliated, we offer 8 ball, fishing and darts plus the privilege of entering any Chartered Club in the country.


Our twilights start on Tuesday the 16th of October until Daylight Savings ends . We have generous prizes PLUS play 12 games and go into multiple cash draws at the seasons end .


Green fees

9 holes – $20
18 holes – $25

Buy a $100 Card and get 15 rounds of golf for only $6.66 per 18 holes !

We are predominantly a volunteer establishment so Green fees are important to us. There is a honesty box at the front entrance or you can find our bank details on the notice board outside.

Club day is every Sunday.Twilights are every Tuesday during daylight saving , October to March.


Full membership – $350 (Includes Chartered Club fees) Junior – $80 Social – $30 (Chartered Club only)

Cart hire

We have 3 carts available for hireage at $30 per cart. Pre-book by calling 07 829 8703 (after 3pm) or Ray on 0274930042 . Or feel free to email us at tekowhaigolf@gmail.com. No carts will be available for hire after 3pm unless pre-booked and confirmed at least 24 hours earlier.

The Course is open to everyone under the Red Traffic Light System . Clubhouse facilities are only available with a current vaccine pass and with strict rules in place regarding seating and space. Contact us if in doubt.

Corporate rates

We welcome group bookings and Corporate events . Give us a call for discount rates and your requirements ie Cart hireage , catering (if required)…etc.

Where we are

Te Kowhai Golf Course

Contact us

Te Kowhai Golf Club
Cnr Store and School Rds
Whatawhata 3289
07 829 8703

Postal address:
PO Box 36, Whatawhata


Joy Ormsby – Secretary
Campbell Till – Club Captain
John Brazendale – President
Paul Membery – Vice President
Craig Simek – Club Manager / Treasurer


Semi-commercial kitchen
Woodfire and gas heating
8 ball tables, dart board