Heritage Golf & Country Club (St John course)

4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Heritage Golf & Country Club (St John course) Est. 2002

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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.

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

  +61 (0)3 9760 3311

Email   enquiries@hgcc.com.au
Website   www.hgcc.com.au
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Golf Pro
Garry Burness and Kevin Conlong - AAA PGA Teaching Professionals.
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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
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
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).
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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
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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.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 80th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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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

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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