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RACV Cape Schanck Resort

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 pro

    Peter Tate (resident professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5674
5298
4878
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-38.461843

Longitude:

144.892690

How to get there:

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

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1986

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).
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays A$52; weekends A$58.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

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).

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 75th best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • RACV Cape Schanck Resort4-star

    Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939

    +61 (0)3 5950 8000

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Cape Schanck

    • Golf within 10 km:

      The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      The Dunes; St Andrews Beach; Sorrento; Portsea

  • Peppers Moonah Links Resort5-star

    Peter Thomson Drive, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939

    +61 (0)3 5988 2000

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Moonah Links (Open & Legend courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Cape Schanck; The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Sorrento; Portsea

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