Heritage Golf & Country Club (Henley course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Heritage Golf & Country Club (Henley course) Est. 2007

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Heritage Golf & Country Club (Henley course): Two stunning and contrasting championship golf courses await at the Heritage Golf & Country Club, located alongside Sebel's Heritage Yarra Valley hotel. The original St John course sits closest to the resort and clubhouse, just south of the passing Yarra River. Across a small bridge on the river's north bank, you'll find the equally impressive Henley course. Laid out in a wonderfully natural and predominantly wetland environment, the course is overlooked by scenic hills that are covered in a mix of swaying grasses, trees and Yarra Valley vineyards. Tony Cashmore's challenging and relatively open layout, incorporates good-width, gently undulating fairways that glide past more water hazards than you can shake a stick at. A veritable feast of rustic-styled, rough-edged bunkering is also present. Although flatter, the front-nine has a few nicely elevated tees and also one or two blind drives to make. Just as you think the course will retain its wetland character right to the end, the par-5 13th leads you away from the water and into a picturesque valley, where kangaroos laze on the grassy hillsides. The par-4 14th presents another surprising change of scene as you head uphill to the highest part of the course, from where the views are fabulous. After negotiating a tee-to-green carry over water at the 15th, you tumble back downhill again at the long par-4 16th. Together with the original St John course, the Heritage offers one of Melbourne's best Stay & Play venues, with both its excellent courses not usually accessible on an outside visitor, daily play basis.

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

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Making Contact

Heritage Golf & Country Club
Heritage Ave,
Chirnside Park, Victoria 3115
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Office   +61 (0)3 9760 3300
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 9760 3322
Fax

  +61 (0)3 9760 3311

Email   enquiries@hgcc.com.au
Website   www.hgcc.com.au
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Garry Burness and Kevin Conlong - AAA PGA Teaching Professionals.
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (more so on the back-nine).
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside and small lakes.
 
Designer: Tony Cashmore in consultation with Nicklaus Design.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6353 5966 5138
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 72 72
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 St John course (6667 mtrs from back tees).
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How2Get There?

38 km NE of Melbourne
From the M3 highway east of Melbourne, take the Ringwood exit onto Hwy 34 (Maroondah Hwy) and head east. After 11 km in Chirnside Park turn left onto Edward Rd. After 2.5 km turn left in Paynes Rd. After 2 km turn right at Heritage sign into Yarraview Rd. Follow road into Heritage Resort.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact Hotel or Pro Shop for green fees and Stay&Play packages. Rates above average for a quality course around Melbourne. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Resort guests (staying at the Sebel Heritage) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.   Opportunities for outside visitor play are very limited (contact Pro Shop for details).
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

The Heritage Golf & Country Club and onsite Sebel Heritage hotel are located in the Yarra Valley, only 45 minutes drive from Melbourne's CBD and International Airport. |The Yarra Valley is a world famous wine region, renowned for its picturesque rolling countryside, views onto southern Australia's Great Dividing Range and for its award winning wineries.

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Location

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Latitude: (-37.718624)
Longitude: (145.299275)
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The Sebel Heritage Yarra Valley 4.5 star
Heritage Ave, Chirnside Park, Victoria 3116
+61 (0)3 9760 3333
www.mirvachotels.com.au

The Sebel Heritage Yarra Valley is located alongside, and looks out over The Heritage Golf & Country Club, with its top-quality clubhouse, proshop and two fabulous 18-hole championship courses. This superbly appointed boutique hotel offers 102 deluxe rooms and suites, bars and restaurants, as well as a state-of-the-art convention centre and the stand-alone Heritage Retreat and Mii Spa.

Golf at this hotel Heritage (St John and Henley courses)
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