Robert Stock was born in the UK and has been a P.G.A. Golf Professional for nearly 20 years. Robert has used his Diploma in Education to further improve his golf teaching skills, and takes pride in the successes of his many students. He has lived and worked in France, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Australia, making travel a very important part of his life. Robert has played tournament golf throughout Europe, and currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. He is highly delighted to be Golf Travel Manager for Travelrite International, the leader in exclusive golf tours throughout the world for the past 20 years.
Japan Golf Tour 2019 – “Robert is an excellent tour leader, always having guests interests at forefront.”
Mediterranean Golf Tour 2019 – “I enjoyed the tour very much. Robert Stock was well organised and good fun.”
South African Golfing Adventure 2018 – “Keep up the great work. The tour was fabulous and we would highly recommend it to anyone. Robert was the perfect host. Great charm & English wit.”
California Dreaming Golf Tour 2018 – “The tour was most enjoyable. An experience of a lifetime.”
Exotic Asia Golf Cruise 2017 – “Very enjoyable tour. Robert Stock was good and provided an entertaining time for the group.”
British Isles and Open Golf Cruise 2017 – “Excellent tour – met/exceeded our expectations.” & “The most amazing golf tour. Robert Stock organised the trip to perfection.”
New Zealand Golf Cruise 2017 – “We enjoyed the golf tour and Robert’s personable approach and sense of fun and group management”.
UK Golf Cruise 2016 – “Robert Stock did an excellent job looking after the group”
Golf Tour of Europe 2016 – “The tour was fantastic. The itinerary was brilliant. Robert was an excellent tour leader.”
South Africa Golf Tour 2015 – “An excellent tour, well organised and well managed. Robert Stock involvement with group was excellent”.
Golf Cruise of Britain 2014 – “Robert Stock was absolutely marvellous”.
Golf Tour of Italy 2013 – “Our tour leader Robert Stock was excellent. He made everything run smoothly from the very beginning to the end”.VIEW ITINERARY
DAY 1 Tuesday 16 November 2021 Depart Auckland to Carrington
Tour departs from Auckland airport at 1pm, please depart on the early flight or arrive the day before. Depart Auckland and travel to the northern most tip of the North Island and enjoy the delights of the Carrington Resort. Carrington is a grand estate at the heart of Northland, spread over four breathtaking kilometres of secluded white sand coastline, with an ocean-side 18-hole championship golf course and 900 acres of restored wetlands. On arrival we will enjoy an included welcome dinner.
DAY 2 Wednesday 17 November 2021 Carrington Resort
Play Kauri Cliffs Golf Course Kauri Cliffs occupies an old sheep ranch atop an ocean-front plateau laced with canyons. The course built in 2000 has hills of native rough, stands of fern and forced carries over gorges. The panoramic vistas over the Pacific Ocean are simply breathtaking. Kauri Cliffs is ranked in Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2020 at #43.
DAY 3 Thursday 18 November 2021 Carrington Resort
Play Carrington Golf Course Between the sweeping ocean views to the north and east, and the hillside vineyards of Karikari Estate to the south, is the Northland golf course at Carrington Estate. American golf course designer Matt Dye designed the championship-standard 18-hole Carrington Golf Course. It is 6417 metres (7267 yards) in length, par 72, and encompasses a variety of terrains from rolling vales to challenging water holes.
DAY 4 Friday 19 November 2021 Carrington Resort
Play Kaitaia Golf Club The Kaitaia Golf Club is located in the Far North of New Zealand on the shores of the Tasman Sea situated near Kaitaia in Ahipara at the southern end of 90 mile Beach (Te Oneroa a Tohe). Kaitaia Golf Club has lovely grounds, charming clubrooms and an impressive view. The course is a true 18 hole all season links course, with undulating fairways and excellent greens.
DAY 5 Saturday 20 November 2021 Auckland
Today we will travel through the beautiful Bay of Island to New Zealand’s capital city, Auckland. We will arrive in the late afternoon.
DAY 6 Sunday 21st November 2021 Auckland
Play Gulf Harbour Golf Course Gulf Harbour Golf Course is the only golf course in New Zealand designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr and the layout is routed round a rolling hillside where the changes in elevation make for exciting and challenging golf with the added bonus of enchanting panoramic views.
DAY 7 Monday 22nd November 2021 Auckland
Play Titirangi Golf Course Titirangi in Maori means “fringe of heaven”. Perhaps Dr. Alister Mackenzie had the meaning in the back of his mind when he designed the Titirangi Golf Course in 1927. For there is indeed something heavenly about playing Titirangi’s majestic 18 holes, with its rolling fairways weaving their way through a beautiful backdrop of native New Zealand bush. US Links magazine, US Golf Digest, Robb Report and top100golfcourses all rate it as the leading course in Auckland and all have it in their top 8 in New Zealand.
DAY 8 Tuesday 23rd November 2021 Lake Taupo
This morning we will take a three hour drive through the beautiful North island countryside to Taupo. On arrival we are transferred to our hotel in Lake Taupo.
DAY 9 Wednesday 24 November 2021 Lake Taupo
Play Wairakei International Golf Course Wairakei International was opened in 1970 and designed to be the best golf course in New Zealand. The course bubbles with geothermal activity from the local geysers and the whole experience is thoroughly unforgettable. On our previous tour this was rated as a tour favourite.
DAY 10 Thursday 25 November 2021 Napier
Play Cape Kidnappers Golf Course Today we take a 2 hour drive to play the breathtaking Cape Kidnappers Golf Course, which was designed by legendary golf architect Tom Doak. Cape Kidnappers is consistently rated the #1 course in New Zealand and has received critical acclaim from around the golfing world. The golf course is set on pristine land, wedged between the station and the huge cliffs of the Cape. The much photographed course has a number of holes separated by deep ravines which run down to the South Pacific Ocean. The Cape Kidnappers par 71 golf course measures 7,119 yards (6,510 meters) and will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Completed in 2004 Cape Kidnappers golf course has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf. Ranked #22 in Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2020.
DAY 11 Friday 26 November 2021 Queenstown
Today is a travel day. We will take a flight to the South Island and land in the mountains in Queenstown. After an optional helicopter ride we will transfer to our lake side hotel.
DAY 12 Saturday 27 November 2021 Queenstown
Play Jack’s Point Golf Course With a backdrop of 2300 vertical metres of the Remarkables mountain range and an armchair view of outstanding lake panoramas, Jack’s Point Golf course is one of the most visually spectacular in the world. Designed in harmony with the natural environment, the course weaves through native tussock grasslands, dramatic rock outcrops, steep bluffs and swathes of native bush to the edge of Lake Wakatipu. The presentation of the course is second to none, which makes Jack’s Point one of the world’s great golfing experiences. Ranked #44 in Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2020
DAY 13 Sunday 28 November 2021 Queenstown
Play Millbrook Golf Course Today we will play golf at the impressive Millbrook Resort. The golf here is played on a full blooded and immaculately maintained championship layout. Designed by golf great Bob Charles, the overall feel is of natural mountain splendour. Millbrook has been the home of the New Zealand Open since 2014.
DAY 14 Monday 29 November 2021 Queenstown
Play Arrowtown Golf Course Our game today is at the picturesque Arrowtown Golf Club in Central Otago, one of New Zealand’s most historic and scenic regions. Arrowtown is just over 5400 meters in length and although not long, provides a significant challenge to even the most gifted golfers. Each hole has its own attraction and the diverse and challenging course attracts players from all over the world. Historic stone cottage ruins nestle amongst towering trees, a legacy of Arrowtown’s pioneers. Tonight we will enjoy a farewell dinner and presentation of prizes.
DAY 15 Tuesday 30 November 2021 Departure
The morning will be free for last minute sightseeing and shopping before we are transferred to Queenstown airport for our flights back to Australia.
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Tour deposit fully refundable up to 60 days prior to departure
Touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.
Golf Courses and Tee Times Golf bookings have been made for all the courses and tee times are confirmed. Travelrite International reserves the right to change the golf itinerary in the event of course maintenance or tournaments.
Deposit and Payment: You are required to pay a refundable deposit of $500 per passenger, at the time of booking. The final balance is due within 60 days of departure. Cancellation by you within 60 days of departure will result in the loss of all monies paid. The tour is based on arrangements which do NOT allow for refunds for any services not utilised, once the Tour has commenced.
Maximum Handicaps: New Zealand golf courses may require a handicap and you should bring your current handicap certificate with you.
Minimum Tour Numbers: The Tour has been based on a minimum of 12 passengers, (including Robert). If less than this minimum has booked 60 days prior to departure, Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the Tour, giving a prompt refund of all monies paid, or to offer arrangements to proceed at a modified cost.
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“The golf courses were all amazing. Robert has a great ability to organise people with minimum fuss. He was an excellent guide and golf coach and created a wonderful atmosphere. We has a fabulous time.”
“Keep up the great work. The tour was fabulous and we would highly recommend it to anyone. Robert was the perfect host. Great charm & English wit.”