The Methven area boasts a range of magnificent local golf courses, set in stunning surroundings and 2 of them are only a short drive from Staveley Heights Bed & Breakfast so you can enjoy a day on the golf course or hit some balls at the driving range and still have time for other activities.
Methven Golf Course
The Methven Golf Course, established in 1924, is an 18 hole course. Planted with beautiful trees and shrubs this one of New Zealand’s finest country courses.
- Spectacular views of mountains and skifield.
- Green fee players welcome.
- Golf clubs, trundlers and cart hire.
- Driving range.
Terrace Downs Golf Course
Based at the foothills of the Southern Alps on the north bank of the Rakaia Gorge, Terrace Downs is a premium international golf resort providing the ultimate experience, there are few scenic alpine courses like it.
Officially opened in December 2001, The Golf Course at Terrace Downs is fun and challenging for all golfers, from the first time golfer to the aspiring professional this 72 par course with 11 lakes tests the most experienced golfer, but with four different tee off points on each hole everybody can enjoy this stunning golf course.
Terrace Downs Golf Resort is ranked as one of New Zealand’s top five for layout and is the only high country golf course to make the grade. Designed by Sid Puddicombe, the 18-hole par 72 championship course is 6,406m (7,006yds) long. The Parkland style front 9 course is sheltered with a ‘Woodland’ feel. The links style back 9 course with its open and tranquil setting, is described as having a ‘Scottish’ feel.
Since its official opening in 2001, the course has continually received countless international and national accolades. Along with the golf course, a driving range is available for practice before your round, or just as a fun family activity.