Melbourne Best Golf Courses


   

Best golf courses in and around Melbourne

 
Your Melbourne itinerary may include visits to museums, botanical gardens and parks, but make sure to also look up the top quality golf courses located near Melbourne.

Whether you’re on a business trip or a short week-end break combining city life with a round of golf is the icing on the cake. 
Review our list of best golf courses, resorts and clubs below to plan your time efficiently and enhance your travel experience in Melbourne. Each golf course is unique and benefits for players of every skill level.    

Where2Golf Minimap    To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses near Melbourne on the map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses on your holiday.

Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course.
click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Barwon Heads 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Various
Cape Schanck 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined parkland.Jones Jr, Robert Trent
Capital GC, Aus p.gifPrivate clubTree-lined & open parkland.Thomson, Peter
Commonwealth 4a.gifOn applicationTree-lined parkland.Various
Cranbourne 3b.gifWkends restrictdTree-lined & open parkland.Berriman, Sam
Dunes, The (Melbourne) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Cashmore, Tony
Eastern, The (Aus) 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateOpen parkland.Norman, Greg
Eynesbury 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Marsh, Graham
Flinders 0.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Maxwell, David Myles
Gardiners Run 0.gifVisitors welcomePredominantly open parkland.Pacific Coast Design
Growling Frog 0.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Marsh, Graham
Healesville 3b.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Clayton, Michael
Heritage (Henley), Aus 4a.gifRsrt guests onlyOpen parkland.Cashmore, Tony
Heritage (St John), Aus 4b.gifRsrt guests onlyOpen parkland.Nicklaus, Jack
Huntingdale 5a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined sandbelt course.Alison, Charles
Kingston Heath 5a.gifMon, Thur, FriTree-lined & open sandbelt course.Soutar, Dan
Kingston Links 3a.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Cashmore, Tony
Metropolitan, Aus 4b.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined parkland.MacKenzie, J.B.
Moonah Links (Legends) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style & parkland.Perrett, Ross
Moonah Links (Open) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett
National, The (Long Island) 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined sandbelt course.Oliver, Gordon
National, The (Moonah) 5b.gifO/seas & I/stateLinks-style.Norman & Harrison
National, The (Ocean) 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateLinks-style.Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett
National, The (Old) 4b.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined parkland.Jones Jr, Robert Trent
Peninsula Kingswood (North) 5a.gifRsrt guests & O/seasTree-lined parkland.Morpeth, Sloan
Peninsula Kingswood (South) 4a.gifRsrt guests & O/seasTree-lined & open parkland.Morpeth, Sloan
Portsea 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Various
Ranfurlie 4a.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Clayton, Mike
Riversdale, Aus 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined parkland.Russell, Alex
Rosebud 3b.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined parkland.Unknown
Royal Melbourne (East) 5a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined & open sandbelt course.Russell, Alex
Royal Melbourne (West) 5b.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined & open sandbelt course.MacKenzie, Dr Alister
Sanctuary Lakes 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateLinks-style.Norman, Greg
Sandhurst, Aus 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined & open parkland.Thomson & Perrett
Sands Resort (Aus) 4a.gifRsrt guests, O/seas & I/stateLinks-style.Appleby, Stuart
Settlers Run 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateOpen parkland.Norman, Greg
Sorrento 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Scott, J.D.
Southern 0.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined & open parkland.Berriman, Sam
Spring Valley 3b.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined & open parkland.Morcom, Vern
St Andrews Beach 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Doak, Tom
Thirteenth Beach (Beach) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Cashmore, Tony
Thirteenth Beach (Creek) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Faldo, Nick
Victoria GC, Aus 5a.gifWeekdays onlyTree-lined parkland.Meader & Damman
Woodlands GC, Aus 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined parkland.Banks, Rowley
Yarra Yarra 4a.gifO/seas & I/stateTree-lined parkland.Russell, Alex
Yering Meadows 0.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Watson, Ross
 

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Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Arthur Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
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