Gisborne Golf
Home of the Poverty Bay

Welcome to the club!

GOLFBALLThe 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. Men’s and women’s changing rooms. There is a comprehensively stocked Pro Shop. Carts and clubs are available for hire. Golf professional Dave Keown is available on course for coaching.

How to Get Here
On the south-eastern edge of the city, via Awapuni Road (SH35) south. 3km from Gisborne city centre.

Visitors welcome anytime. Ring Pro Shop for booking.

Green Fees

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

Get in touch

contactLytton Road | PO Box 685 | Gisborne
North Island | New Zealand
Phone 06 867 4402 | Fax 06 863 1033
Email |


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1937 Poverty Bay Club Open Championship finalists
J. Dodgshun and D.B. Barry.

See more history of the Poverty Bay Golf Club

Course Statistics

FLAG18 holes 5309m
BlueTees – Par 72 6029m
White Tees – Par 72: 5819m
Yellow Tees – Par 74 5309m
NZSCR: 71.3 Slope 126

Clubroom Hire


See pictures of clubrooms lounge set up for weddings