Kooyonga Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Kooyonga Golf Club Est. 1922

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Kooyonga Golf Club: Located just north of Adelaide Airport, but relatively undisturbed by the air traffic (which doesn't land or take-off directly overhead) - this excellently maintained and attractive Adelaide sandbelt course is laid out on nicely undulating terrain - pleasant though never overly dense rows of trees and areas of fairly penal, long grass separate the rolling fairways - a few tightish drives are mixed in with others of a more forgiving nature - excellent quality bunkering poses a fairway and greenside threat, but water hazards are not something you'll need to worry too much about here - the greens are relatively small and firm, but also considerably undulating, with slick run-off areas where bunkering is not present - the layout still follows the original Cargie Rymill routing, with an excellent variety of doglegging and straightaway holes - housing may surround the outer perimeter of this plot, but is rarely in view or in-range - the two gently doglegging opening par-5 holes should ease any rustiness in your swing, just in time to take on the ferociously bunkered par-3 3rd - as on many holes, the bunkers are cut right up to the very edge of the putting surface - some pleasant views and nicely elevated tee-boxes are to be found at the course's higher elevations - a handsomely crafted, always undulating layout, full of character and golfing challenges - large, stylish, modern clubhouse.

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Making Contact

Kooyonga Golf Club
May Terrace,
Lockleys, Adelaide, South Australia 5032
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)8 8352 5444
Pro Shop   +61 (0)8 8443 6162
Fax

  +61 (0)8 8234 0907

Email   administrator@kooyoongagolf.com.au
Website   www.kooyongagolf.com.au
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Mike Sprengel (PGA, Club Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: H.L. (Cargie) Rymill
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Metres 6214 5496
Par 72 74
SSS or Slope 73 74
 
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How2Get There?

5km W of Adelaide centre.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 9 or 18 holes: A$160 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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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 name Kooyonga comes from its original owner/designer, Cargie Rymill, whose beachfront home was also called Kooyonga, a misinterpretation of an aboriginal word that he understood to mean "plenty sand, plenty water." | The Clubhouse dates back to 1924, and was built on ground where an old farmhouse named Surrey House once stood. | Kooyonga has hosted scores of top level competitions including five Australian Open Championships and three Australian Amateur Championships.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 26th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-34.928571)
Longitude: (138.533725)
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