Portsea Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Portsea Golf Club Est. 1926

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Portsea Golf Club: Mainly cut out of the coastal forest of small, knarled, wind-blown trees that cover this end of the Mornington Peninsula, golf at Portsea has a very linksy feel. This predominantly open and expansive course, with good-width fairways and grassy-topped bunkers, is laid out over impressively rolling, sandy terrain, ensuring most holes are played either up or downhill (which your legs are likely to register by the end of the round). From the highest elevations you may also get a glimpse of Port Phillip Bay, but extensive sea views are not a key feature of Portsea. Until you develop some "local knowledge", the fast greens with their steep run-offs, and the small trees and bushes, seem to combine to "punish" what you might otherwise think are good shots. In particular, beware the short par-4's; with names like Little Devil, they are worth carefully sizing-up and treating with great respect. When the wind blows, as is often the case this close to the sea, the course will fully test your game - and more.

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Making Contact

Portsea Golf Club
46 London Bridge Rd,
Portsea, Victoria 3944
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5981 6100
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5981 6155
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5981 6177

Email   proshop@portseagolf.com.au
Website   www.portseagolf.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Wendy Dragojlo (Golf Operations Mgr)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original design by Jock Young (1925). Extension from 14 to 18 holes by Jack Howard & Sloan Morpeth (1955). Later improvements by Michael Clayton (2000).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5935 5211
Par 72 72
SSS or Slope 72 73
 
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How2Get There?

On the Mornington Peninsula, 102 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 right into Boneo Road. After 1.9 km turn left onto Point Nepean Road (and follow the beach). After approx 12 km, in Sorrento, continue to follow the Nepean Point Rd, direction Portsea. Portsea is located 4 km after Sorrento.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays & Sat A$60; Sun A$70. In January, rates are A$70/A$80. Reduced rates for twilight rounds, and for juniors. [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 outside of competition times.  Booking in advance advised. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

In early January each year, Portsea hosts the Portsea Pro-Am, a well known tournament that attracts many celebrities and Australian professionals.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 62nd best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-38.320692)
Longitude: (144.706818)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Mercure Portsea Golf Club & Resort 
46 London Bridge Rd, Portsea, VIC 3944
+61 (0)3 5981 6100
www.accorhotels.com

Located less than two hours drive from Melbourne, the new Mercure Portsea Resort & Golf Course has panoramic views of Port Phillip Bay. The hotel is a fully integrated development incorporating a golf club, accommodation and function complex. The 25-room resort caters to upmarket tourists as well as corporate events, meetings and weddings.

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The Portsea Hotel 
Pt Nepean Road, Portsea
+61 (0)3 5984 2213
www.portseahotel.com.au



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Golf within 10 km Portsea; Sorrento
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