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The Victoria Golf Club

Park Rd,

Cheltenham, Victoria 3192

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 9584 1733
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 9583 1170
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 9583 7557
  • Golf pro

    Brian Simpson

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open sandbelt course. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Existing course laid out by William Meader (Founder) & Oscar Damman (Club Captain) when Club moved to Cheltenham (1923). Bunkering improvements by Dr Alister MacKenzie (1926). Further improvements by Michael Clayton (2001).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6278
6174
5419
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
74
73
74

Location

Latitude:

-37.964551

Longitude:

145.046171

How to get there:

22 km SE of Melbourne CBD

From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Highway (Hwy 3). After approx 18 km turn right into Park Road (opposite Centre Dandedong Rd and o.7 km after the Southland Westfield Shopping centre). After 1 km entrance is on your left.

The Victoria Golf Club

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 1903

The Victoria Golf Club: Falling into the enchanted world of Victoria Golf Club will surely be one of the most memorable moments of any golfing trip to the Melbourne area. This course is one of Australia's best, and the clubhouse surely one of the country's smartest.

The golf course here is fabulous by anyone's definition. The gently undulating terrain has been adorned with trees of every variety, bunkers that are unforgettably huge (and golf-ball magnetic), springy fairways and greens that are usually lightning fast (especially when the minimal amount of grass is cut to its very roots !). The layout ensures all these ingredients are brought together into one excellent hole after another - the only thing missing (you'll be glad to here) are any water hazards.

Like other courses on the Melbourne sandbelt, a couple of roads run alongside parts of the course perimeter, but any traffic noise simply melts away as you fall under Victoria's spellbinding charms.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Victoria is a private club. Outside visitor play is restricted. Overseas and interstate visitors should contact the Pro Shop to determine playing possibilities.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details. Rates above average for a quality course around Melbourne.

Credit cards accepted.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Victoria has hosted many top national and regional tournaments including the Australian Open and Australian PGA championships (see Tournaments section - by Venue). The splendid clubhouse at Victoria provides accommodation for visiting golfers. Victoria GC is the home club of two very distinguished Australian golfers - Peter Thomson (5 times British Open champion) and Doug Bachli, winner of the British Amateur Open championship in 1954 (see Tournaments section). In 1954/55 both the Claret Jug and the Open Amateur Championship trophies adorned the mantelpiece in the Victoria GC bar.

Published ranking

World: formerly ranked world's 94th best course (GOLF magazine, 1997; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
Australia: 9th best course in Australia (Australian Golf Digest, 2020).

Where2Stay

  • The Victoria Golf Club

    Park Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192

    +61 (0)3 9584 1733

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    The Victoria Golf Club offers the golfer more than world class golf. The Clubhouse has 15 spacious and comfortably appointed rooms, each with full ensuite facilities, for residential accommodation. Each room offers views of the grounds and the course. Victoria’s stately, three storey, fully air conditioned clubhouse exudes comfort and a welcoming, congenial atmosphere. Victoria Golf Club is excellently located at the heart of the Melbourne "sandbelt" golf courses, with Royal Melbourne just next door, and many other famous name courses in close proximity.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Victoria GC

    • Golf within 10 km:

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

    • Golf within 30 km:

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

  • 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.

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