Practice Facilities & Teaching Studio

Wainui Professionals

Mike Duncumb NZPGA - Wainui Head Professional

I have been working in the golf industry for over 20 years and have played professionally overseas and in New Zealand, including New Zealand Opens and the PGA Championship. I have worked at some of the country’s top facilities, focusing on teaching and running club and corporate tournaments. I am very excited about the opportunities and facilities that Wainui offers.

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Philip Rust NZPGA - Wainui Professional

I have been involved in the golf industry all of my working life and had the privilege of working at some of the best courses throughout New Zealand. As a young golfer, I have represented New Zealand internationally and played interprovincial events for Otago and Southland. Scoring par at St Andrews in the World Schools Finals and finishing second has been my most memorable golfing experience. Keeping up to date with the latest hardware technology and development is a passion, with club fitting, building and repair a speciality of mine.

The Studio

The teaching Studio at Wainui is a purpose-built instruction, fitting, and teaching facility. The building offers video and flight scope technology able to film and measure a club’s position in the swing, ball speed, shaft, and face angle and give the golfer accurate shot information in a perfectly controlled environment no matter what the weather.

The Studio at Wainui is designed to improve your golf game and have your equipment custom-fitted in a seamless process. Preferred suppliers of Titleist, Ping, Mizuno, and Wilson staff

Golf Lessons

Our professionals are available seven days a week to help you in all areas of the game. With the fantastic facilities on offer, every part of your game can be improved.

Lesson packs - Work through a swing change, learn the game from the ground up or build a more consistent short game.

  • Custom packages available on request

Individual lessons – Whether you're a beginner or an avid golfer, our PGA Professionals will customise a unique program to improve your golf and increase your enjoyment.

  • ½ hour lesson - $80
  • 1-hour lesson - $150


Junior Golf

At Wainui, we encourage junior golf with programmes to develop skills at all levels. Golf teaches respect, discipline and patience and is a great game for young people. The new course and facilities at Wainui offer the perfect training ground to learn the game of golf.