Resurrect Chisholm golf course

Chisholm Links and St Clair, Dunedin. Image courtesy of Philip Beadle
Chisholm Links and St Clair, Dunedin. Image courtesy of Philip Beadle
Spread along a meandering section of Tainui beach front, Chisholm links is a prime spot for a wonderful round of golf.

It's owned by the good rate-paying population of Dunedin City but sadly neglected by a somewhat diverted budget.

The rapid rise in popularity of this right royal sport, golfing at Chisholm links highlights the need for a delegated and experienced maintenance crew and a decent budget amount to bring our best golf links back to its competition best.

Help our solo golf soldier (green keeper) by hiring a maintenance crew to manicure the putting surface, maintain the driving range maintain the fairways and rake the sand bunkers .

Let’s welcome more members both here and abroad and take advantage of the best location Dunedin has to offer us and our golfing fraternity .

Chisholm links is the southernmost true 18-hole championship links course in the world, and is in the top 10% of the world's true links courses.

It was developed in the 1930’s depression years with stunning beauty and ocean views.

Head down any time for a round and you will see just how wonderful it is to drive and putt your way around this magical place.

Standard 18 holes 40 bucks and 18 holes twilight is 25 bucks , a fraction of most courses. Better still, sign up for the season for even cheaper rates.

The sad irony was the fake grave placed on the course a couple of months ago . (ODT 27 August )

Maybe someone is trying to tell us something .

Surely the DCC isn’t planning a funeral for our most beloved Chisholm golf links. 

 - Philip Kirby

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