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The Links Lady Bay Resort

St Andrews Blvd,

Normanville, South Australia 5204

  • Office

    +61 (0)8 8558 0600
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)8 8558 0650
  • Fax

    +61 (0)8 8558 3767
  • Golf pro

    Simon Pope (PGA Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style. Relatively flat terrain (front-nine); gently undulating terrain (back-nine) - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside (incl vineyards) and residential.

  • Designer:

    Jack Newton, Graeme Grant & John Spencer
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6400
6020
5345
Par
72
72
73
SSS or slope
74
72
73

Location

Latitude:

-35.461622

Longitude:

138.316133

How to get there:

78 km S of Adelaide.

The Links Lady Bay Resort

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

Est. 2000

The Links Lady Bay Resort: About 70 km south of Adelaide, and set beneath picturesque, grass-covered rolling hills, the Links Lady Bay course provides one of South Australia's most enjoyable and scenic golf outings - as an integral part of the Links Lady Bay Resort, with a Grand Mercure hotel on site, this is an excellent coastal location at which to relax and enjoy your game - the links-style layout, set less than a kilometre back from the ocean, is classically open, with rolling fairways and many swales, bumps and hollows built into the pleasantly undulating terrain - rustic looking brown-sand bunkering and large, undulating greens with slick run-off areas all adds to the links golf experience - the generally good-width fairways will be enjoyed by long hitters, although go too far offline and uncompromising grassy rough awaits in the mounds that line the holes - although some housing is planned for the future, it won't detract from the general feeling of breezy openness, which is complemented by wonderful views onto the shimmering ocean and folding hills - this pleasantly challenging layout, with some easier-going holes and others decidedly less so, benefits from excellent quality maintenance and presentation - well worth the journey south from Adelaide, especially if you plan to stay a day or two and sample the local estate wine as well.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: A$42.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Lady Bay is a local name applied to a small settlement that was established about 50 years ago just south of Normanville. The area now includes The Links Lady Bay Resort, with hotel, golf course and a housing site subdivison. There is also now a winery next to the golf course, producing under the label "Lady Bay."

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 67th best course in Australia.

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