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Heritage Golf & Country Club

Heritage Ave,

Chirnside Park, Victoria 3115

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 9760 3300
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 9760 3322
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 9760 3311
  • Golf pro

    Garry Burness and Kevin Conlong - AAA PGA Teaching Professionals.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (more so on the back-nine).

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6667
6050
5110
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
76
72
72

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Henley course (6353 mtrs from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

-37.718624

Longitude:

145.299275

How to get 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.

Heritage Golf & Country Club (St John course)

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

Est. 2002

Heritage Golf & Country Club (St John 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, a Jack Nicklaus signature design, sits just south of the passing Yarra River. Across a small bridge on the river's north bank, you'll find the equally impressive Henley layout, which opened for play in 2007, five years after its older sibling. There's no mistaking the St John's challenging character and overall quality of layout, which you'd associate with an excellently maintained Nicklaus designed course. In its quiet and picturesque Yarra Valley setting, always pleasing on the eye, the course occupies relatively open and gently undulating terrain. Parts of the front and back-nines making excellent use of a long and winding lake, which snakes alongside several holes. The greens are as quick as those on Melbourne's famous sandbelt courses, full of mesmerising slopes and well-defended by a fine array of bunkers and natural looking water hazards. With pleasant, partly-wooded, rolling hills providing the backdrop, the St John course rightly stands alongside Melbourne's golfing elite. Now, together with the Henley course, the Heritage offers one of Melbourne's best Stay & Play venues, with both courses not usually accessible on an outside visitor, daily play basis.
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Visitors

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).

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.

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The St John course at Heritage Golf & Country Club was the first Jack Nicklaus signature design to open in Australia. | 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.

Where2Stay

  • The Sebel Heritage Yarra Valley4.5 star

    Heritage Ave, Chirnside Park, Victoria 3116

    +61 (0)3 9760 3333

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    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)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Croydon GC at Yering Meadows (10 km)

    • Golf within 30 km:

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