The Dunes Golf Resort in The Coromandel

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Sand bunker renovation – 24 June 2015

  The St Andrews bunker on the second hole has been reconstructed and remodelled. The bunker itself is shallower then before but the surrounds now have a false front which will trap the unwary. While the bunker is still playable, the surrounds, which have been seeded, are GUR until further notice.

Dunes Challenge – 19 June 2015

We only had  35 entries at the end due to late cancellations. Apart from strong winds, weather conditions were better than expected. Thanks to Neil Tombs and the boys the course was in beautiful condition and players enjoyed their game at The Dunes Matarangi. Resultsof the day: Men Division 1[…]

Our new Winter menu – 13 June 2015

Above: One of our specials the Pakora Platter (for 2) Chef Paul Gregory has come up with an updated winter menu that aims to please everyone in both quality and price. An improved wine selection is also available from today in The Dunes Restaurant. Our bar menu has also been revamped completely. One[…]

Super meat pack haggle – 6 June 2015

To better promote Saturday golf we have introduced a monthly Meat Pack Haggle on the first Saturday of the month OR the Saturday of a long weekend. The first event was May 2 with 14 entries while the second, on Queens Birthday attracted a very pleasing 42 entries from local and[…]

4 days after coring – 21 May 2015

The greens re-generated very quickly. On Thursday (Ladies day and 9-hole members) it was about 45% playable. This was a great recovery within a very short period of time. Putting was interesting with both Wednesday and Thursday competitions using the two-putt maximum rule.    

Coring at The Dunes – 18 May 2015

Coring of the greens has commenced. We are solid tining the greens with 24mm tines at 20cm deep. We will then incorporate volcanic rock at 20kg/100sqm with sand aid and Solucal at 2kg/100sqm. Then 30 tonne of sand will be applied. Rolling and mowing of greens 20 May – 28 May. The[…]