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. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Peter Thomson, Mike Wolveridge & Ross Perrett
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6783
5881
5375
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
76
72
74

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Open course. Also at Moonah Links is the 18-hole Legends course (par-72; 6315 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

-38.406877

Longitude:

144.848068

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 (Open course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2001

Moonah Links (Open course): The most formidable course in Australia? Off the back tees with the wind blowing (as it often does) even the best Aussie professionals struggle to break par. Like many of the great British and Irish links courses, its a tough one for amateurs, but unmissable and thrilling to play. The wonderful layout comprises many elevated tee-boxes and greens, good-width fairways and plenty of bunkering - some of it in the middle of the fairways (and not just small pot bunkers either). Putting on the huge, sloping greens may be a humbling experience, but the excellence of the undulating layout, combined with the splendid setting will keep you enthralled all the way round. Wineries, rural countryside and occasional box-shaped villas lie beyond the course, enhancing its rolling openness. Peter Thomson was given a prime site on which to establish a fitting seaside links venue for the Australian Open. Apart from the absence of sea views, he created everything you would hope for in a world class links course.
List of courses: Around Melbourne

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

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?

Home of the Australian Golf Union, the Australian Golf Academy and frequent venue for the Australian Open championship (see Tournaments section - by Venue). 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: 45th 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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