Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)

Moonah Links

55 Peter Thomson Drive,

Fingal, Victoria 3939

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 5988 2000
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 5988 2047
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 5988 2094
  • Golf pro

    James Pratt (Head Golf Professional)
  • Academy

    Moonah Links Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style & parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Ross Perrett
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6315
5939
5078
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74
71
72

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Legends course. Also at Moonah Links is the 18-hole Open course (par-72; 6829 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

-38.406960

Longitude:

144.858868

How to get there:

On the Mornington Peninsula, 94 km S of Melbourne

From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Highway (Hwy 3). After approx 27 km, in Edithvale, turn left into Edithvale Rd. After 2.7 km turn right onto Hwy 11 and stay on it for 56 km (Mornington Peninsula Fwy > Frankston Fwy > Moorooduc Hwy > Mornington Peninsula Fwy). At end of Freeway (Rte 11) turn left into Boneo Road. After 2.3 km at roundabout turn right into Browns Road. After 2.4 km turn left into Truemans Road. After o.5 km golf entrance is on your right.

Moonah Links (Legends course)

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

Est. 2003

Moonah Links (Legends course): Complementing the more prestigious Open Course at Moonah Links, the Legends is a bit of a curate's egg - mixing some opening and closing "parkland" holes with an excellent stretch of more open links holes furthest out from the clubhouse. On the Legends you'll quickly get used to a course which feels tighter than its bigger brother, and a bit more rustic - many bunkers appear naturally hewn from the sandy bumps and hollows, rather than being beautifully sculpted as on the Open course. The elevation changes and the more linksy holes create the interest; the large sloping greens (one measuring 63 metres from front to back) could induce a frustration factor if you are trying to card a good score. Overall a pleasant course with some fine holes and nice rural countryside views, even if it takes a few holes to establish what kind of golfing experience this layout is going to provide !
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  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)
  • Photo of Moonah Links (Legends course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Nov thru' Jan): A$95.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Legends course is so named as a tribute to past Australian Open champions who have contributed to the rich history of Australian golf. The Moonah tree (melaleuca lanceolata) is found in most areas of south-east Australia, and once covered much of the Mornington Peninsula. With its dark green canopy and grey / brown trunk the Moonah is a small tree, rarely growing much more than 10 metres in height.

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 41st best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • Peppers Moonah Links Resort5-star

    Peter Thomson Drive, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939

    +61 (0)3 5988 2000

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Moonah Links (Open & Legend courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Cape Schanck; The National (Moonah, Old and Gunnamatta courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Sorrento; Portsea

  • RACV Resort Cape Schanck4-star

    Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939

    +61 (0)3 5950 8000

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Cape Schanck

    • Golf within 10 km:

      The National (Moonah, Old and Gunnamatta courses); Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      The Dunes; St Andrews Beach; Sorrento; Portsea

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