Cape Schanck Golf Course


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Cape Schanck Golf Course Est. 1986

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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).

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

RACV Cape Schanck Resort
Trent Jones Drive, off Boneo Rd,
Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5950 8000
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5950 8100
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5950 8072

Email  
Website   www.racv.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Peter Tate (resident professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5674 5298 4878
Par 70 70 70
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get 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.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays A$52; weekends A$58. Reduced rates for twilight rounds, and for juniors, seniors and RACV members. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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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).

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Location

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Latitude: (-38.461843)
Longitude: (144.892690)
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RACV Cape Schanck Resort 4-star
Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5950 8000
www.racv.com.au



Golf at this hotel Cape Schanck
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Golf within 10 km The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses)
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Golf within 30 km The Dunes; St Andrews Beach; Sorrento; Portsea
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Peppers Moonah Links Resort 5-star
Peter Thomson Drive, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5988 2000
www.peppers.com.au



Golf at this hotel Moonah Links (Open & Legend courses)
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Golf within 10 km Cape Schanck; The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes
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Golf within 30 km Sorrento; Portsea
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