Our 12th Hole

“The best natural par 3 in the world”,
Arnold Palmer 1970.

TAIHAPE GOLF CLUB takes great pride in  Arnold Palmer accrediting the club with the best natural par 3 in the world when he visited in 1970.

A bold 133 metre hole from the white tee and a more challenging 155 metres from the blue tee. Our 12th hole transcends the Hautapu river with the tee some15 metres elevation above a green which falls away on 3 of its 4 sides.

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About Us

Committed to Our Members

Taihape Golf Club is a peaceful and tranquil country course located on the north side of Taihape only 4kms from the town centre.  Established circa 1907, Taihape Golf Club distinguishes itself on a mixture of natural beauty and good old fashioned country hospitality for both its members and visitors.

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