St Michael's Golf Club

Jennifer St,

Little Bay, New South Wales 2035

  • Office

    +61 (0)2 9326 8000
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)2 9326 8000
  • Fax

    +61 (0)2 9311 3321
  • Golf pro

    John Serhan (AAA PGA Head Teaching Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (some stiffer climbs on the front-nine).

  • Surroundings:

    Clifftop and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Clem Glancey & Michael Moran (1938).

SSS or slope






How to get there:

15 km S of Sydney Harbour Bridge.

From the Sydney Harbour Bridge area, travel south on Hwy 1 for approx 10 km. Leave Hwy 1 (Southern Cross Drive) at Wentworth Ave exit, and follow direction La Perouse. After 2.3 km turn right into Bunnerong Road. After 4 km turn left into Little Bay Road. After o.8 km, at 3rd roundabout, turn right into Anzac Parade. After o.4 km turn left into Jennifer Street direction St Michael's GC. After o.3 km golf is on your left.

St Michael's Golf Club

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

Est. 1938

St Michael's Golf Club: Small trees and bushes line the fairways on the first few holes and the distinctly undulating terrain may have you thinking this will be a hilly, tree-lined experience. Not so. At the 6th hole you emerge into a very linksy and flatter environment, with the open terrain allowing many glorious views onto the Pacific Ocean and the wonderful cliffs that make up this coastline.

Much of the rest of the course seems to alternate between an open, links environment, while at other holes small trees and bushes come back into the reckoning.

The best run of holes starts with the sharply dog-legging par-4 11th (a blind drive makes it tough the first time you play it), then onto the beautifully bunkered par-3 12th, followed by the 13th, a short par-5 that starts from an elevated tee, squeezes through a relatively tight fairway, and finishes at a green just above the wave pounded rocks.

The overall quality of upkeep, especially on and around the greens, is generally good, although beyond the fairways the condition can become a tad rustic.

Two other golf courses are clearly in view from St Michael's, New South Wales from a couple of the early holes, and The Coast GC from several later holes. All in all, St Michael's is a very natural and wonderfully scenic course - well worth a visit.

List of courses: Around Sydney


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (pm).

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

St Michael's has hosted many big competitions, including the Australian PGA Championship, the NSW Open and the NSW Amateur Championship.

It was also the home club of one of Australia's most renowned golfers from yesteryear, Harry Berwick. He won the St Michael's club championship no less than 15 times, as well as many national honours, including the Australian Amateur championship (twice), and also the New Zealand Open in 1956.

Published ranking

Australia's 60th best course (Australian Golf Digest, 2022/23).


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