Formosa Golf Resort has been developed as an international PGA standard, 18-hole golf course and resort facility here at Beachlands, Auckland, New Zealand
Formosa is listed in "The Finest Golf Clubs of the World" and was the venue for the 1998 New Zealand open.
The Golf Course
From its cliff top and coastal fairways, the course has panoramic views of Waiheke Island, Rangitoto and the distant Coromandel peninsula. With hundreds of Pohutukawa trees having been planted alongside the fairways, Native Trees have been added along with 79 bunkers and over 1,000 mature Phoenix and Washingtonian Palms. At least 16 out of 18 holes have this beautiful north facing view of the Hauraki Gulf.
Formosa Golf Resort course covers an area of 440 acres which makes it New Zealand's longest championship course at 6650 metres off the Pro (Black) Tees. . The 18 hole golf course has been designed by Bob Charles and has a par of 72 which is longer than any other existing course in New Zealand. There are 4 tees per hole: forward, regular, championship, and professional; so that everyone can play and enjoy the course.
Walked All 18 on 02/16/2009