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Lakes Entrance Golf Club

Golf Links Rd,

Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 5155 1431
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 5155 2832
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 5155 1599
  • Golf pro

    Jason Mulligan

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside, lakeside and residential..

  • Designer:

    Current design by Mick Morcom (1958), although it was not until 1978 that the full 18 holes were ready for play.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6104
5179
Par
72
72
SSS or slope
71.8
72

Location

Latitude:

-37.870750

Longitude:

148.023053

How to get there:

320 km E of Melbourne / 38 km E of Bairnsdale

From Melbourne travel south-east on the M1 (Monash Freeway > Princes Freeway) and then on the A1 through Warragul, Sale, Bairnsdale and into Lakes Entrance. From the centre of Lakes Entrance follow Hwy 1 (Princes Hwy) east. After 2 km turn right into Golf Links Road. After 1 km golf entrance is on your right.

Lakes Entrance Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1926

Lakes Entrance Golf Club: About four hours drive east from Melbourne, the popular holiday resort and fishing port of Lakes Entrance boasts an enjoyable part-links, part-woodland golf course. The excellent and more open front-nine, starts with a couple of holes bordering Lake George, before getting into a superb stretch of links-like golf holes that run from the par-3 3rd to the par-5 9th. These opening holes are played closest to the sea, which is only occasionally revealed from one or two of the elevated back-tees. For aficionados of seaside links golf, the more inland, tree-lined back-nine loop may not quite measure up to the front-nine. However, in holes like the back-to-back par-5s at 13 and 14, the course still poses an exacting test for your straight hitting skills. At 509 metres, the 14th (named Tipperary) does indeed look a "long way" from tee to green. The terrain here is not overly undulating, with flattish fairways leading you to good quality, nicely bunkered greens. The bunkering becomes significantly more threatening at the par-3s. Beyond the reasonably (but not pristinely) maintained fairways the layout's natural defences await. These variously include: water hazards in the form of a line of small lakes (that separate the front and back nines), plenty of small bushes, and areas where grass and sand are found in different proportions, creating a mix of sandy-grass lies, or grassy-sand lies. When the prevailing wind becomes a factor, you'll find progress is tough going in one direction, perhaps easier in the other.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: A$28.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Lakes Entrance Golf Club also owns and operates a separate entertainment complex in the centre of Lakes Entrance, where food, drink and gaming machines are all on offer.

Where2Stay

  • Abel Tasman Motor Lodge

    643 The Esplanade (Princes Highway), Lakes Entrance, Vic 3909

    +61 (0)3 5155 1655

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      Lakes Entrance

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  • Déjà vu

    Clara Street, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909

    +61 (0)3 5155 4330

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