Moonah Links (Legends course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Moonah Links (Legends course) Est. 2003

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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!

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Moonah Links
55 Peter Thomson Drive,
Fingal, Victoria 3939
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5988 2000
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5988 2047
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5988 2094

Email   proshop@moonahlinks.com.au
Website   www.moonahlinks.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
James Pratt (Head Golf Professional)
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Academy
 
Moonah Links Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style & parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Ross Perrett
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6315 5939 5078
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 71 72
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Open course (6829 mtrs from back tees).
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How2Get 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.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Nov thru' Jan): A$95. [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
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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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.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 29th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-38.405262)
Longitude: (144.853181)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Peppers Moonah Links Resort 5-star
Peter Thomson Drive, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5988 2000
www.peppers.com.au



Golf at this hotel Moonah Links (Open & Legend courses)
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Golf within 10 km Cape Schanck; The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes
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Golf within 30 km Sorrento; Portsea
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RACV Resort Cape Schanck 4-star
Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5950 8000
www.thecaperesort.com.au



Golf at this hotel Cape Schanck
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Golf within 10 km The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses)
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Golf within 30 km The Dunes; St Andrews Beach; Sorrento; Portsea
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