The Grange Golf Club (West course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   The Grange Golf Club (West course) Est. 1926

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The Grange Golf Club (West course): Separated at one point by just 200 yards from Royal Adelaide Golf Club, it is no surprise to find The Grange Golf Club occupying similar, sand-based, linksy terrain. Here the East and West courses roam across an expansive area, where partly open, partly tree-lined fairways make their way to well-bunkered greens.

The West course is the slightly older, fractionally longer and usually higher rated layout, which starts alongside the clubhouse fountain with a good-length gently doglegging par-5. The West's two nine-hole loops include firm, fast and gently rippling fairways. When trees are not providing definition to the holes, long grassy rough is likely to be present. The slightly elevated putting surfaces create plenty of opportunity for bump and run shots, reinforcing the overall links-like qualities of this well-maintained and presented course. Big hitters will enjoy the spacious feel you get from the tee, but may underestimate the presence of good bunkering and sometimes penal rough flanking the good-width fairways.

Although there is not much too see beyond the course, the complete absence of housing and expansive area covered by the 36-holes, ensures a pleasant, spacious parkland feel throughout. Without any on-course signage to guide you from green to next tee, make sure you don't accidentally switch to a hole that should come much later in the round, it has been known!

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Making Contact

The Grange Golf Club
White Sands Drive,
Seaton, Adelaide, South Australia 5023
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)8 8355 7100
Pro Shop   +61 (0)8 8355 7111
Fax

  +61 (0)8 8355 7199

Email   info@grangegolf.com.au
Website   www.grangegolf.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Warren Mercer (PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential and woodland.
 
Designer: Vern Morcom (1956-65); redesigned by Michael Clayton (2005-07).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6304 5523
Par 72 74
SSS or Slope 73 74
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 East course (6178 mtrs from back tees).
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How2Get There?

10 km NW of Adelaide centre

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes (for non-introduced visitors): A$160 (East & West courses). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
The Grange is a private club. Outside visitor play is restricted. Overseas and interstate visitors should contact the Secty/Mgr to determine playing possibilities. 
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The Grange's East Course hosted the 1976 West Lakes Classic, won by 21-year old trainee professional Greg Norman. Two years later it was Wayne Grady's turn to win this event, his first professional tournament win.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 44th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-34.888395)
Longitude: (138.500304)
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The Lakes Resort Hotel 
141 Brebner Drive, West Lakes, Adelaide, SA 5021
+61 (0)8 8356 4444
www.lakesresorthotel.com.au



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