Rob & Clancy Simmonds in front of Augusta National’s clubhouse

About Us

We are a New Zealand family owned and operated company who specialise in luxury golf tours to The Masters in Augusta, Georgia USA.

Our expertise, knowledge (we have over 10 years’ experience) and personal relationships allow us to design golf tours that are adventurous, fun, relaxing and enjoyable. Your trip will be filled with exclusive opportunities that only we offer.

Every year, we feel honoured and privileged to share the incredible experience of going to The Masters with our clients. It really is the best golf tournament in the world and a true ‘bucket list’ tour.

Our Commitment

Bucket List Tours is not only committed to providing you with an unforgettable and inspiring trip, we’re also committed to ensuring your happiness and comfort throughout. When you travel with us, you can feel confident knowing we have people in every country to accommodate your wishes and needs. From the moment you pick up the phone to the moment you return home, Bucket List Tours ensures that your journey is seamless, authentic, and beyond what you had imagined.

Meet The Team

Rob with Jack Nicklaus at his Bears Club, Florida

Rob Simmonds
Founder/CEO

Rob is the founder and CEO of Bucket List Tours. Nurturing the company from the ground up, he has expanded on his already extensive wealth of knowledge and experience in the luxury travel and hospitality sector.

Rob is also a scratch golfer who has won four national titles and represented New Zealand in the USA, Scotland and South Africa. Outside of his passion for Bucket List Tours, Rob enjoys the company of family and friends, loves to travel, experience culture and enjoys making the most of outdoor activities.

Clancy Simmonds
General Manager

Born in Aberdeen, Scotland Clancy spent much of her young life living abroad. She studied to become a professional jazz & modern dancer and from age 18, spent the next ten years travelling the world performing with several dance companies.

Clancy now lives in Auckland, New Zealand with husband Rob and their two children. Clancy brings a passion for health, fitness and well-being to our tours. She previously owned a business that facilitated luxury retreat getaways for corporates and individuals alike. Clancy’s magnetic personality, energy and love of people are an asset to the company.

Simon showing off his Druh Belts collection

Simon Hurd
Golf Ambassador

Simon Hurd is a former European Tour golf professional, competing in over 100 events. Simon retains his social and business connections with numerous sporting figures, and remains firmly embedded in the world of professional golf.

Simon created his first business venture in golf, forming the iconic ‘DRUH Belts’ brand in 2007. DRUH Belts and Clothing products are worn by current golfing professionals such as Lee Westwood, John Daly and Robert Karlsson, as well as the European Solheim Cup and Ryder Cup teams. Simon lives with his wife and three young daughters. Away from his business ventures, Simon enjoys watching football, especially Leeds United, and keeps a close eye on the latest golfing events.

Andrew Jennings
Golf Ambassador

Andrew lives in North Yorkshire in the UK with his wife and young daughter. He’s a passionate sports enthusiast with a wealth of experience playing, spectating and working in a number of different sports in his 43 years. Andrew also caddied on the European Tour for two seasons.

Andrew is an accomplished academic, having a Sports Law background; he is currently completing a PhD in corruption in sport.

Andrew with John Daly at The 2015 Open Championship

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