Sorrento Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Sorrento Golf Club Est. 1907

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Sorrento Golf Club: Although a little on the short side, Sorrento is a delightful gem of a course, more parkland than links, played over wonderfully undulating terrain. The layout zig-zags its way out to the par-4 8th hole, then turns and zig-zags its way back again to the clubhouse. Throughout, the condition is immaculate. Some holes are quite garden-like in character, enhanced by a wonderful variety of flora and with a few natural lakes dotted around - water however is rarely in play. The couch-grass fairways are quite soft and springy, leading you to excellent and not too heavily bunkered greens. Although sea views are missing, the views from the course are embellished by the pleasant hillside properties of some of Sorrento's wealthier residents. The peaceful environment and friendly reception you'll get at Sorrento, marks this out as a rather special course among Melbourne's seemingly endless array of golfing treasures.

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Making Contact

Sorrento Golf Club
Langford Rd,
Sorrento, Victoria 3943
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5984 2226
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5984 2626
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5984 4567

Email   proshop@sorrentogolf.com.au
Website   www.sorrentogolf.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Mark Williamson (Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: J.D. Scott (1929)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5653 5100
Par 70 71
SSS or Slope 69 72
 
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How2Get There?

On the Mornington Peninsula, 100 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 Road, direction Portsea. After 1.2 km from Sorrento centre, turn left into Langford Road and golf entrance is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (as of Nov): A$120 (all days). [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 Sunday (pm), but not during January or on public holidays.  Must book in advance. 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?

The town of Sorrento, where the first European settlers (and convicts) came ashore in Victoria, is full of history. There are many historic buildings and facilities (like the old tram stop), in a seaside resort that has been a favourite with Melbourne residents and visitors for over 200 years.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 66th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-38.328999)
Longitude: (144.735249)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Sorrento 4-star
5 - 15 Hotham Road, Sorrento, Victoria 3943
+61 (0)3 5984 2206
www.hotelsorrento.com.au



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Sorrento; Portsea
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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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Dougal's Bed & Breakfast 4-star
212 Ocean Beach, Sorrento, Victoria
+61 (0)3 5984 0712
www.virtualsorrento.com/dougals



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Golf within 10 km Sorrento; Portsea
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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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