Spring Valley Golf Club

Heatherton Rd,

Clayton South, Victoria 3169

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 9562 3811
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 9562 3811
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 9547 6268
  • Golf pro

    Martin Joyce (AAA PGA Professional)
  • Academy

    Martin Joyce Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined sandbelt course. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Vern Morcom

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6161
5454
Par
71
74
SSS or slope
73
74

Location

Latitude:

-37.958950

Longitude:

145.126227

How to get there:

24 km SE of Melbourne CBD.

From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the M1 (Monash Freeway). After approx 12 km take the Warrigal Road exit (Hwy 15) and head south. After 6.7 km turn left into Kingston Road. After 3.2 km continue across into Heatherton Road. After 1.3 km golf entrance is on your left.

Spring Valley Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1948

Spring Valley Golf Club: "The Valley" as it is often called, doesn't contain too many valley-like characteristics of its own, being predominantly a flattish layout. The modern clubhouse does however occupy slightly higher ground than the rest of the course, providing for a gently sloping downhill opening par-4, and an equally good uphill closing hole with an elevated green.

Throughout you'll find impressively large bunkers, pleasantly tree-lined fairways and good firm greens. On the par-4 13th water also makes a brief appearance.

The interest quotient is perhaps not as high as on some of Melbourne's better known and more undulating courses and the neighbouring land-fill disposal site may also occasionally be noticed. Overall, however, this is a good layout, demanding adroit course management to card a good score.

List of courses: Around Melbourne

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Spring Valley is a private club. Outside visitor play is restricted. Overseas and interstate visitors should contact the Club Manager to determine playing possibilities.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Spring Valley reflects the vision and hard work of members of the Forest Hills public golf course in Dandendong, who, in 1947, shared the common objective of enjoying golf on a private sand belt course of high standard with appropriate clubhouse facilities. The vision crystallized in September 1948, with 33 foundation members forming the Spring Valley Golf Club.

Published ranking

Australia's 54th best course (Australian Golf Digest, 2022/23).

Where2Stay

  • The Buckingham International4-star

    1130 Nepean Highway, Highett, Melbourne, Victoria 3190

    +61 (0)3 9555 0011

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

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

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Peninsula (North & South courses); Long Island.

  • The Mentone Inn (Comfort Inn)

    200 Nepean Highway, Parkdale, Victoria 3195

    +61 (0)3 9584 4222

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

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

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Peninsula (North & South courses); Long Island; Ranfurlie.

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