Golf & Travel Blog

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Mar 03, 2020

Travel Insurance and Corona Virus

Many international travelers today may have questions regarding insurance and if they are covered for outbreaks like COVID-19. If considering purchasing insurance for your travel our suggestion are:

1) Consider "Cancel...

Feb 28, 2020

Update on Corona Virus (COVID-19) in New Zealand

As of 28 Feb 2020 there has been one case of coronavirus in New Zealand. The person arrived from Iran via Bali and is being treated in Auckland City Hospital.

Feb 25, 2020

Foreplay Podcast - Australia and New Zealand

Following his trip to Australia and New Zealand, Sam "Riggs" Bozoian shared a podcast with his thoughts and reactions. You can Click here to listen to the podcast in its...

Jan 23, 2020

Riggs Visits New Zealand

After covering the President's Cup for Barstool Sports as part of his "Foreplay" podcast, Riggs (Sam Bozoian) played a number of courses in Australia and New Zealand. Our team helped...

Dec 17, 2019

Recap of Shipnuck & Ginella Trip to Australia & New Zealand

We were so happy to have helped send Alan Shipnuck, Matt Ginella and friends to Australia and New Zealand this year. Recently Alan published an article about his time "down...

Nov 11, 2019

Course 3: Golf at the Edge of the World

Day 3 on the "Golf Trip of a Lifetime" took place at the gorgeous Cape Kidnappers. After having just experienced Tom Doak's latest New Zealand design, the guys were awestruck...

Nov 10, 2019

The Best of New Zealand Golf Featured on Ask Alan's most recent entry of "Ask Alan" featured questions about the golf trip we created for Alan Shipnuck and his crew. You can follow the link below to read the...

Nov 09, 2019

Course 2: Shipnuck and Ginella Take On Doak's Beauty

The second stop on "The Trip of a Lifetime" was the super-exclusive Tara Iti.

This private club is a Tom Doak design and one of the most recent clubs built...

Nov 05, 2019

Course 1: Kauri Cliffs Stuns Shipnuck and Ginella

Out team was pleased to help Alan Shipnuck and Matt Ginella on their recent trip to New Zealand and Australia. Ahead of the President's Cup they took a trip with...

Nov 03, 2019

Local News Covers Best of New Zealand Golf Trip

Leading up to the President's Cup this year we were happy to help Matt Ginella (Golf Channel) and Alan Shipnuck ( with a golf trip to New Zealand and Australia...

Oct 27, 2019

Massive Undertaking at Wairakei Sanctuary & GC

Wairakei GC unfortunately suffered herbicide damage from earlier in 2019. The problem is that going into the winter season, grass was unable to fill in so the shape of the...

Aug 08, 2019

Plans for Pegasus & the Christchurch Golf Area

The Christchurch area is one of New Zealand's oldest golfing regions. European settlers first brought the game there in the late 1800s and today it has a number of courses...

Jun 17, 2019

Itemized Pricing- How We Work With Transparency

Many travel companies provide a single sum for arranging your travel. One number for the work they provide and away you go. Is it out of convenience? Something more secretive?

Feb 21, 2019

100th New Zealand Open

Although competitive golf in New Zealand has been around since 1893 the first official Open for the country was not played until 1907. This year (2019) marks the 100th tournament...
Feb 20, 2019

New Zealand Golf Travel Poster- 1930s

Vintage New Zealand travel posters are great! They not only provide insight into the country's efforts to drive tourism throughout the 20th century but are beautiful as well. There remains...