Luxury Golf Getaways
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in the Bay of Islands was voted one of New Zealand’s best resorts in 2007 and one of the top 20 resorts in the world by readers of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. Owned by New York hedge fund guru Julian Robertson, and conceived by New Zealand lodge designer extraordinaire Virginia Fisher, the Lodge has its own 72 par golf course, which Golf Magazine rates 41 in the world. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, also a Robertson property, boasts its own Tom Doak-designed course. Mention that you’re going to either and a misty look comes into the eyes of those who’ve played these two remarkable courses perched above the Pacific Ocean on New Zealand’s North Island.