Australia: Hunter Valley Best Golf Courses

Best golf courses in Hunter Valley

From world-class golf resorts to delightful local courses, there are plenty of options in the Hunter Valley for all levels of experience. Many of the golf courses have quality accommodation, function venues and restaurants, providing a variety of things to do during a stay. The beauty of the Hunter Valley boasts world class wine, restaurants, vineyards and a magnificent countryside. 

To find out more about the top golf courses we visited, look up the list below. Where2Golf provides golf course reviews, golf ratings, photos, resort and hotel information of the best.
Hunter Valley Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses in Hunter Valley on the map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays.

Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and
Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Belmont 4b.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Ellis, Prosper
Cypress Lakes 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Smyers, Steve
Ellerston p.gifPrivate clubNewcastle (Aus)Norman & Harrison
Forster Tuncurry 3a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Nagle, Kel
Horizons Resort 4b.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Marsh & Watson
Hunter Valley 0.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Mercer, Richard
Kooindah Waters 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Watson & Parry
Magenta Shores 4b.gifRsrt guests onlyNewcastle (Aus)Watson, Ross
Nelson Bay 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Unknown
Newcastle, NSW 5a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Apperly, Eric
Pacific Dunes, NSW 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Wilcher, James
Tallwoods 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Hurdzan, Michael
Vintage, The (NSW) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeNewcastle (Aus)Norman & Harrison

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Walker Cup: The USA scored a convincing 15.5-10.5 win over their GB&I opponents in the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. The USA amateurs won all but two of the Sunday singles matches.
Solheim Cup:  can Europe’s top women professional golfers fair better at Gleneagles than they did in their 2017 Solheim Cup encounter with the USA. (Sept 13-15).
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Brian Barnes:  one of the most colourful Scottish golfers of the modern era sadly passed away. Few others can boast two matchplay wins against Jack Nicklaus … on the same day!
Steve Stricker:  three-time Ryder Cup player and 12-time PGA Tour winner, defends his PGA Tour Champions, Sanford International title at Minnehaha CC (Sept 20-22).

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