Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)

Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club

211-279 Skye Rd,

Frankston, Victoria 3199

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 9789 2222
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 9789 2244
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 9789 2200
  • Golf pro

    Jon Abbott (PGA, Director of Sports).

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 by Michael Clayton (2001), and a major renovation by Michael Clayton & Mike Cocking (2017).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
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).

Location

Latitude:

-38.131995

Longitude:

145.157107

How to get 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.

Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)

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

Est. 1924

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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  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)
  • Photo of Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club (North course)

Visitors

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.

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].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Published ranking

2019 Australian Golf Digest rating: 6th best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • The Peninsula Country Golf Club

    Skye Road, Frankston, nr Melbourne

    +61 (0)3 9789 2222

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Peninsula (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Long Island

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Ranfurlie; Royal Melbourne (East & West courses); Victoria; Woodlands; Kingston Heath; Spring Valley; Yarra Yarra; Commonwealth; Metropolitan; Huntingdale.

  • Frankston Motel3-star

    233 Frankston - Flinders Road, Frankston

    +61 (0)3 5971 1233

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Long Island; Peninsula (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Ranfurlie; Royal Melbourne (East & West courses); Victoria; Woodlands; Kingston Heath; Spring Valley; Yarra Yarra; Commonwealth; Metropolitan; Huntingdale.

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