Hamilton Island Golf Club

Dent Island,

Whitsundays, Queensland

  • Office

    +61 (0)2 9433 0444
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)7 4948 9760
  • Golf pro

    Glenn Hollick

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal bushland and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Peter Thomson
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6140
5678
4985
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-20.357910

Longitude:

148.935999

How to get there:

635 km S of Cairns / 35 km E of Proserpine.

BY AIR to Hamilton Island from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Cairns. BY SEA FERRY from Shute Harbour (35 km NE of Proserpine) to Hamilton Island. Then ferry from Hamilton Island to the golf course, which is on Dent Island.

Hamilton Island Golf Club

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

Est. 2009

Hamilton Island Golf Club is home to a well-rated and always popular golf course. This tree-lined and open parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.
List of courses: Australia

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: A$160, including golf cart and return boat transfer from Hamilton Island.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Practice facilities

Good - aquatic range.

Did you know?

Hamilton Island Golf Club is actually located on Dent Island, which sits alongside Hamilton Island. Both are part of a collection of islands known as the Whitsundays, which are located off the central coast of Queensland. The island collection is centred on Whitsunday Island (the largest island) with Hamilton Island being the commercial centre and home to the island group's only tarmac airstrip.

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 33rd best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • Reef View Hotel4-star

    12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD 4803.

    +61 (0)7 4946 9999

    Visit website
    With large comfortable modern rooms, the Reef View Hotel offers a great getaway for couples, families or groups of friends. Spacious comfortable rooms offer wonderful sea views at this stylish and family-friendly Hamilton Island hotel.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Hamilton Island

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).

Who's Who:
Brooks Koepka: won his second Phoenix Open title, with a chip-in eagle at TPC Scottsdale’s short par-4 17th included in his final round.
Annika Sörenstam: the legendary Swede makes a return to the LPGA Tour in the Gainbridge LPGA, to be played at Lake Nona, her home club (Feb 25-28).

Latest Golf Course Updates

Nicklaus Design to create new course for Qiddiya development in Saudi Arabia
Layout is first of two planned for country club within residential community.

Chart Hills Golf Club: On Christmas Eve 2019, the course became part of the Ramac Group also the proprietors of the famous Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich on the Kent coast. Read more ...

Oú sont les femmes? Why there are so few women in golf course architecture.

Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...

R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
Look up the Top Golf Courses in Scotland.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Top Golf Courses in the Americas

Top Golf Courses in Australia

Top Golf Courses in Ireland