Trent Jones Drive, off Boneo Rd,
Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939
Office+61 (0)3 5950 8000
Pro shop+61 (0)3 5950 8100
Fax+61 (0)3 5950 8072
Golf proPeter Tate (resident professional)
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Robert Trent Jones Jr.
On the Mornington Peninsula, 95 km S of Melbourne.
From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Highway (Hwy 3). After approx 27 km, in Edithvale, turn left into Edithvale Rd. After 2.7 km turn right onto Hwy 11 and stay on it for 56 km (Mornington Peninsula Fwy > Frankston Fwy > Moorooduc Hwy > Mornington Peninsula Fwy). At end of Freeway (Rte 11) turn left into Boneo Road. After 9 km turn right into Trent Jones Drive follow signs to clubhouse.
Cape Schanck Golf Course: Each hole of this very pleasantly undulating course is individually sculpted from the trees and bushes that once covered this and all other parts of the Mornington Peninsula. After a solid, and one might say American feeling front nine, the wind freshens as you head up the short par-4 10th, to be greeted at the 11th tee by the first of several wonderful back-nine sea and Mornington Peninsula views. The "price" of these views is levied in the form of tighter fairways and greater undulation, with the early good-width rolling fairways being replaced by some much tougher and tighter drives. The elevation changes create plenty of interesting holes, not least the superb par-3 14th, with a backdrop of the ocean and parts of the National GC. In true Trent Jones fashion, some of the greens here are huge - at the short par-4 6th the green must measure fully 80 metres from front to back. Among other Trent Jones features are a smattering of water hazards, including a small lake guarding the front of the green at the excellent par-3 7th. All in all a good course, with its even more impressive twin just next door (the Trent Jones designed Old Course of the National GC).
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.
Cape Schanck's logo depicts a lighthouse, originally established on the rocky Cape in 1859. A small museum at the lighthouse is open to the public.
The Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) operates four golf resort properties, all with onsite accommodation. The four are: Healesville (60 km E of Melbourne, Vic); Torquay GC (21 km south of Geelong, Vic); Cape Schank Resort (Mornington Peninsula, Vic) and Royal Pines Resort (75 km SE of Brisbane, Qld).
2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 75th best course in Australia.
Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5950 8000Visit website
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