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Boasting two New Zealand Open winners in Lydia Ko and Mike Hendry from their ranks you can see why it has the reputation as the course that creates champions.


The undulating terrain and small target areas mean Pupuke provides a stern but fair test to all levels of golfer. We welcome both members and green fee players to come and test themselves at Pupuke.

Meet Our Head Golf Coach, Andy Ivermee

With over 30 years of coaching experience spanning the lush greens of the UK and the picturesque landscapes of New Zealand, Andy Ivermee is a seasoned professional shaping the golfing landscape at Pupuke Golf Club.

🌏 Global Expertise: Hailing from the UK, Andy's coaching journey has taken him across continents, enriching the New Zealand golfing industry with a wealth of international insights.
🧘‍♂️ Patient and Calming: Andy's coaching style is a blend of patience and a calming presence. He understands that every swing is unique and tailors his guidance to meet you right where you are in your golfing journey.
🌟 Positive Passion: Known for his positive outlook, Andy is not just a coach but a motivator. His passion for golf extends beyond the fairways, driving him to champion All Abilities Golf, nurture our budding Juniors, and spearhead the expansion of our vibrant women's program.
🤝 Personalized Improvement: Andy is not just committed to the game but to your improvement. Whether you're refining your drive or perfecting your putt, he's here to guide you in the areas you want and need assistance.

Join Andy on the course, and let's elevate your golfing experience together!

💰 Cost for lessons is $120 for an hour for 1 or 2 people
$150 an hour for 3 or more people
or $60 for half an hour (individual)

To book in with him you can either email him at or phone/text him on 027 372 1943

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Pupuke works closely with Golf NZ and their coaches to bring golf to as many people as possible. Pupuke prides itself at getting as many people as we can interested in the game of golf. We are constantly developing new and innovative ways of bringing new people to the sport.

Corporate Groups Coaching - Chip & Sip

If you've ever resonated with our Chip & Sip program and thought, "that's my kind of experience," then you'll love our Corporate Group Coaching! It's an extension of our Chip & Sip initiative but tailored for any groups. Whether your group is large or small, with sufficient notice, we can curate a day exclusively for your team. Enjoy an hour of coaching followed by drinks, delicious food, and music in the Clubhouse – the perfect recipe for a fantastic group outing and team bonding. Reach out to us at to customize an event that's both special and fun for your group.

Juniors & Family Time

Pupuke is a strong advocate of junior and family golf. We reserve times on Sundays so that both Juniors and families can get out on the course and experience golf together. Our coaches provide strong links to the local schools and developing juniors as golfers and humans is a vital part of the Pupuke ethos.



It’s one of the more storied ‘moments’ in New Zealand golf folklore. It was the day a six-year-old Lydia Ko and her mother, Tina, walked into Pupuke Golf Club on Auckland’s North Shore and introduced themselves to a young coach by the name of Guy Wilson.

“I’ve known Lydia since the moment she walked in the door at Pupuke. I was on the putting green at Pupuke that day, that was my club as a junior,” recalls Michael Hendry of the 2003 encounter...

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