18 in the 09

18 in the 09

Michael Donaldson explores options for double-up days of Auckland golf. Auckland’s sprawling mass of land, narrowed and pinched  by harbours, rivers and inlets and entangled with motorways – as a result it’s not the easiest place in the world to get around. So,...
Front Nine : Unspoiled Walks

Front Nine : Unspoiled Walks

Michael Donaldson grabs his irons and explores a selection of New Zealand’s best unspoiled walks New Zealand is blessed with some magical and unique golf courses – but there are some experiences that fill the senses and defy the adage that golf is a good walk...
Letting in the nothingness

Letting in the nothingness

Michael Donaldson takes a trip to Australia’s golfing mecca. Two golf courses. Four days. Eight rounds. Innumerable lost balls. Some blisters. Umpteen wallabies. Just one snake. We’re going to Tasmania, we said, it’s a bit like New Zealand, there are no snakes....