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Portsea Golf Club

46 London Bridge Rd,

Portsea, Victoria 3944

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 5981 6100
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 5981 6155
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 5981 6177
  • Golf pro

    Wendy Dragojlo (Golf Operations Mgr)

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).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5935
5211
Par
72
72
SSS or slope
72
73

Location

Latitude:

-38.320692

Longitude:

144.706818

How to get 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.

Portsea Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1926

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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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends outside of competition times.

Booking in advance advised. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays & Sat A$60; Sun A$70. In January, rates are A$70/A$80.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 52nd best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • Mercure Portsea Golf Club & Resort

    46 London Bridge Rd, Portsea, VIC 3944

    +61 (0)3 5981 6100

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    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.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Portsea

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Sorento

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses); The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes; Cape Schanck

  • The Portsea Hotel

    Pt Nepean Road, Portsea

    +61 (0)3 5984 2213

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Portsea; Sorrento

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses); The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes; Cape Schanck

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