The National Golf Club (Ocean course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   The National Golf Club (Ocean course) Est. 2000

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The National Golf Club (Ocean course): Although often overshadowed by the Old and Moonah courses here at The National, it would be a mistake on a visit here to overlook the Peter Thomson designed and also excellent Ocean course. A belter of a links course, not to be missed.

The expansive and undulating terrain provides a fabulous setting for this open links course. The first tee provides wonderful views onto the Bass Strait, views that return later in the round, most notably on the closing stretch from the short par-4 13th.

The Ocean course's winding, rolling fairways lead you to excellent greens, many of which have run-offs and tight mown surrounds, rather than the more usual threat of deep bunkering. Bunkers do however feature strongly on the Ocean course, cutting across and into many of the fairways, and having a visually narrowing effect, as you eye up the "challenge" from the tee.

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Making Contact

The National Golf Club
The Cups Drive,
Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5988 6666
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5988 6777
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5988 6744

Email   info@nationalgolf.com.au
Website   www.nationalgolf.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Tim Stone (Head Teaching Professional)
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Academy
 
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Peter Thomson, Mike Wolveridge & Ross Perrett
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6552 6063 5142
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 76 72 72
 
At the Same Location:
The three 18-hole courses at The National are: MOONAH course (par-72; 6576 m from back tees); OCEAN course (par-72; 6552 m); OLD course (par-72; 6313 m from back tees). The National also owns and operates the LONG ISLAND course (par-72; 6205 m; located 50 km NE in Frankston; formerly Long Island Country Club).
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How2Get There?

On the Mornington Peninsula, 94 km S of Melbourne
From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Hwy (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 the Freeway (Rte 11) turn left into Boneo Rd. After 8 km turn right into The Cups Drive and follow road for 2 km to clubhouse.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Overseas & interstate visitor fees: above the average for private high-end Melbourne courses. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details. [Last updated: 2018].
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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. 
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available (if booked in advance).
Caddies available (if requested in advance).
Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Peter Thomson is the most successful Australian golfer of all time (based on the number of major championships won; see our Tournaments section >by Winner >Thomson, Peter). His superb knowledge of links golf courses (on which all his Major triumphs came) has been carefully applied in his skilful design of the Ocean Course.

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Published Ranking
2018 Australian Golf Digest rating: 50th best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-38.460171)
Longitude: (144.882857)
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RACV Resort Cape Schanck 4-star
Trent Jones Drive (via Boneo Road), Cape Schanck, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5950 8000
www.thecaperesort.com.au



Golf at this hotel Cape Schanck
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Golf within 10 km The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); Moonah Links (Open & Legends courses)
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Golf within 30 km The Dunes; St Andrews Beach; Sorrento; Portsea
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Peppers Moonah Links Resort 5-star
Peter Thomson Drive, Fingal, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria 3939
+61 (0)3 5988 2000
www.peppers.com.au



Golf at this hotel Moonah Links (Open & Legend courses)
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Golf within 10 km Cape Schanck; The National (Moonah, Old and Ocean courses); St Andrews Beach; The Dunes
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Golf within 30 km Sorrento; Portsea
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