Situated at Hawke’s Bay in New Zealand, Cape Kidnappers Golf Club has taken the World by storm since it’s completion in 2004. Hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf, its jaw dropping location along a clifftop provides an irreplaceable golfing experience to those that are lucky enough to visit.
Designed by legendary golf architect Tom Doak, the Cape Kidnappers par 71 golf course measures 7,119 yards, but a range of tees gives all golfers a fair test. Relax before or after your game at the stylish, rustic Clubhouse and enjoy its amazing views out to the Pacific Ocean.
The September 2013 issue of GOLF Magazine ranked Cape Kidnappers GC #38 among its of Top 100 courses in the World, and it recently won Golf Resort of the Year at the IAGTO 2013 Awards.
In 2008 and 2009 Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs hosted the Kiwi Challenge, a PGA TOUR Challenge event featuring four of the top PGA TOUR players. Hunter Mahan won the 2008 event, beating Anthony Kim in a playoff. In 2009, Anthony Kim was victorious in a playoff over Sean O’Hair.
Set atop 6,000 rolling acres of pasture land, The Farm, Cape Kidnappers offers 5 star luxury lodge accommodation in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay. The Farm encompasses boutique lodge accommodation, an award-winning golf course and indulgent spa treatment facilities.
As a member of Relais & Chateaux, Cape Kidnappers is part of an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world. Extending their knowledge to the golfing realm, visitors can stay as part of a Route du Bonheur which includes a bevy of off-site, one-of-a-kind activities including helicopter tours, winery visits, the fjords and glaciers of Milford Sound, kiwi tracking and extraordinary nature hikes at Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs, two of the largest private environmental preserves in New Zealand.