Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)


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   Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course) Est. 1924

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Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course): Following the 2013 merger of Peninsula Country Golf Club and Kingswood Golf Club, the merged club sold-off the Kingswood facility in Dingley Village, concentrating its focus on the Peninsula site. Here, members and overseas visitors can ply their golfing skills on two excellent 18-hole championship courses ... the North and South.

The North course at PKCGC is one of the most spectacular, well-presented and demanding of Melbourne's sandbelt courses. Continual elevation changes in this very natural environment ensure that every hole is distinctive, while also providing long-range sweeping views, which include Port Phillip Bay in the distance. Tree-lined fairways, some feeling unnervingly tight, lead you to evenly sloping greens, typically defended by large stylish bunkers.

After playing some of the other high-end Melbourne sandbelt courses, Peninsula North may well strike you as more undulating in character, but also tougher than the norm. This is a layout that resists scoring by strategy rather than length. From start to finish you will be challenged and tested, and if the wind blows, be sure that a reasonable measure of humility is also available - it may well be needed.

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Making Contact

Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club
211-279 Skye Rd,
Frankston, Victoria 3199
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 9789 2222
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 9789 2244
Fax

  +61 (0)3 9789 2200

Email   reception@peninsulakingswood.com.au
Website   www.peninsulakingswood.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Jon Abbott (PGA, Director of Sports).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original design at current location by Sloan Morpeth (1967). Later improvements (2001) and a major renovation (2016), both by Michael Clayton.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6124 5265
Par 72 73
SSS or Slope 72 73
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the North course. Also at PKCGC is the 18-hole South course (par-71, 6321 mtrs from back tees).
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How2Get There?

45 km SE of Melbourne CBD.
From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Highway (Hwy 3). After approx 27 km, in Edithvale, turn left into Edithvale Road. After 2.7 km turn right onto the Mornington Peninsula Freeway (Hwy 11). After 12 km turn off Hwy 11 (Frankston North) and take Skye Road (not the Frankston-Dandenong Rd) heading east. After 2 km golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Overseas visitor fee: comparable with other private high-end Melbourne sandbelt courses. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Peninsula Kingswood is a private club. Visitor play is restricted to house guests on Stay&Play packages. Overseas and reciprocal visitors, should contact the Operations Mgr to determine playing possibilities. 
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The Peninsula CGC takes its name from the Mornington Peninsula, which stretches away to the south. The club started life in 1922 as the Tower Golf House Company, a residential golf and country club for men and women, located in a country setting well outside the rapidly urbanising sprawl of Melbourne. A picture of the splendid Tower House (now replaced by a more modern clubhouse) hangs in the lounge of the clubhouse.

In 2013 Peninsula CGC merged with the Kingswood Golf Club to form the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club. It was the first merger of two golf clubs in Australia. Founded in 1904, Kingswood was home to an 18-hole sandbelt golf course, located in Dingley Village, 22 km north of Peninsula CGC. The Kingswood course was sold-off by the newly merged club to a property development company in 2015, and the course in Dingley Village was expected to close in 2018.

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Location

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Latitude: (-38.131995)
Longitude: (145.157107)
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The Peninsula Country Golf Club 
Skye Road, Frankston, nr Melbourne
+61 (0)3 9789 2222
www.peninsulagolf.com.au



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233 Frankston - Flinders Road, Frankston
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