[PHOTO: Gary Lisbon]
The rising desire to annex golf-course land for housing appears to have claimed another ‘victim’, this time a high-profile layout in New Zealand.
Gulf Harbour Golf & Country Club, which occupies a stunning isthmus location on the Whangaparāoa Peninsula, north of Auckland, is facing an unwelcome fate in a similar manner to several suburban courses in Australia. The New Zealand Herald reports that the Robert Trent Jones Jnr-designed course closed in July and in the four months since has been left to slide into a state of disrepair.
The Gulf Harbour…