Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)

The National Golf Club (Long Island course)

Dandenong-Frankston Rd,

Frankston, Victoria 3200

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 9786 4122
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 9786 5294
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 9786 7717
  • Golf pro

    Richard Quested (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Gordon Bernard Oliver
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6205
6189
5382
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
74
72
74

Location

Latitude:

-38.127477

Longitude:

145.136707

How to get there:

40 km SE 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 Road. After 2.7 km turn right onto the Mornington Peninsula Freeway (Hwy 11). After 12 km turn off Hwy 11 and onto the Frankston-Dandenong Road, direction Dandenong. After o.3 km golf entrance is on your right.

The National Golf Club (Long Island course)

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

Est. 1938

The National Golf Club (Long Island course): When the Long Island Country Club merged with The National Golf Club in 2014, the Long Island course became the fourth of The National's 18-hole layouts, although located 50 km north-east of the other three.

Long Island presents another in the splendid and seemingly never-ending collection of classic Melbourne sandbelt courses. Its gentle undulations and tree-lined fairways create a very attractive parkland golfing environment. There are some lovely sweeping dog-leg holes on both the front and back nines, with the front-nine also containing two wonderful back-to-back par-5s at the 4th and 5th; treat these holes with care, they are both potential card wreckers.

With bunkering that is solid (but not overdone), greens that are well-paced (but not lightning fast), and reasonably wide fairways, this is a course where you can enjoy your round without feeling unduly pressured or punished. Perhaps the same cannot be said of Long Island's next door neighbour ... the more undulating and arguably much tougher 36-holes of the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club.
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  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)
  • Photo of The National Golf Club (Long Island course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club, with restricted outside visitor play. Overseas & interstate visitors should contact the Golf Operations Mgr regarding playing possibilities; generally available on Mon-Thur.

Green fees

Overseas & interstate visitor fees: above the average for private high-end Melbourne sandbelt courses.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details. [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?

Long Island GC was constructed between 1935-37 on land that for many years had been the site of the Frankston Racecourse. In 2014, members of Long Island Country Club and The National Golf Club, lovated 50 km away on the Mornington Peninsula, agreed to merge and form one club. The National Golf Club, as the merged club is called, is now the only Australian golf club to offer its members access to four championship layouts.

Published ranking

2020 Australian Golf Digest rating: 54th best course in Australia.

Where2Stay

  • Beach Motor Inn3-star

    9 Beach Street, Frankston

    +61 (0)3 9783 6222

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Long Island; Peninsula (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

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

  • Frankston International Motel3-star

    389 Nepean Highway, Frankston, Victoria 3199

    +61 (0)3 9781 3444

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Long Island; Peninsula (North & South courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

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

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