Greg Turner

There’s nothing unusual about Millbrook members playing golf on Fridays. But just over a week ago a group of them became the first golfers to play the resort’s newest nine holes. PHILIP CHANDLER talked to two ‘architects’ of the...
By GUY WILLIAMS Sir Russell Coutts once told Mountain Scene his golf game’s ‘‘crap’’, but that isn’t stopping the yachting legend from hoping to extend his field of dreams on the Crown Terrace. He’s applied to Queenstown’s council for resource consent...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Six years after Arrowtown’s Millbrook Resort bought a neighbouring farm, the first 12 sections in the new $50 million Mill Farm development went on sale last Thursday. Part of The Grand Terrace enclave, they’re in Millbrook’s most elevated...

On par for new resort course

Millbrook Resort has heeded the old adage, 'Go West, young man', for its latest development. Philip Chandler takes stock of the golf resort's Mill Farm extension, about 30 years after it originally broke ground Work on shaping a spectacular $50 million, 67-hectare,...
A golfing personality who's pitched against overdevelopment in the Wakatipu has a slice of a contentious subdivision. Arrowtowner Greg Turner (right) has a 10 per cent stake in Laurel Hills Ltd, which is planning a 156-home special housing area (SHA)...
It's not Queenstown's cheapest club to join but it sounds like one of the best. With Millbrook Country Club to the fore in organising two events this week to celebrate the golf resort's 25th birthday, Philip Chandler asks what drives it.  For 48 golfers playing Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort on Tuesday, it wasn't...
Two water-surrounded golf holes at Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort are expected to add drama to the finishing stage of this year's New Zealand Open. In a new deal, Millbrook will stage the final two days of the Open instead of co-host...
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