Welcome to Awapuni Links and the Poverty Bay Golf Club
The Poverty Bay Golf Club was instituted in April of 1893 and was the 5th golf club to be established in New Zealand and the second in the North Island. This 122-year-old links course is one of New Zealand's golfing treasures. Nationally ranked, the Poverty Bay Golf Club is often host to championship events. The narrow, undulating fairways and large, well bunkered greens are praised by the country's top golfers.
Club House Facilities
The Poverty Bay Golf Club has a comfortable club house with bar facilities operating on club days or by arrangement. Club days are Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, when the bar is open from 2.30 pm. Sundays the bar opens at 10.30 am. During the summer months the bar is open from 5 pm for Twilight. Men’s and women’s changing rooms are open every day.
Pro Shop – One Stop Golf
Poverty Bay Golf Club has a comprehensively stocked Pro Shop. Carts and Clubs are available for hire. NZPGA golf professional Dave Keown is available on course for coaching.
How to Get Here
Located at the south-eastern edge of the city, via Awapuni Road (SH35) south. 3km from Gisborne city centre.
Book a tee time
Visitors welcome anytime.
Ring Pro Shop for booking – 06 867 4402
Affiliated to NZGA: 18h = $40 / 9h = $26
Affiliated Gisborne Clubs: 18h = $30 / 9h = $20
Non-affiliated golfers: 18h = $45 / 9h = $30
Concession Tickets x 10 rounds = $300
BlueTees: Par 72 – 6029m
White Tees: Par 72 – 5819m
Yellow Tees: Par – 74 5309m
NZSCR: 71.3 | Slope 126
The Poverty Bay Golf Club has a proposal to rebrand the Golf Course with its original historic name – Awapuni Links. The Poverty Bay Golf Club will retain its incorporated name and 125 year old traditions. The course will be referred to as Awapuni Links.
Link to proposal on Awapuni Links