West Lakes Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   West Lakes Golf Club Est. 1951

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West Lakes Golf Club: Originally called Riverside Golf Club, West Lakes is located just a kilometre or so north from its Adelaide sandbelt neighbours, Royal Adelaide and The Grange - the golf course at Riverside offers another enjoyable and challenging round played in a partly open, partly tree-lined parkland environment - the course's sandy subsoil ensures plenty of firm, fast-running fairways, as well as stylish, sharp-edged bunkering that is variously found at the front, back and sides of the greens - the mix of straightaway and doglegging holes are never overly wide, and will require accurate driving, otherwise you'll be playing recovery shots from under the trees or adjoining fairways - a liberal scattering of round-topped maritime pines, tall eucalyptus and several other tree varieties provide the holes with good definition - although not characterised by significant elevation changes, West Lakes is not without its dips and hollows, rolling mounds and small hillocks, which add interest to several holes - among the pick of the holes, the par-4 14th gives you plenty to think about, with water making a rare appearance as the fairway bends round into a slightly elevated green - the same small pond also threatens at the snaking par-5 9th, which makes a sharp right turn as you approach the heavily bunker and tree defended green.

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Making Contact

West Lakes Golf Club
26 Lochside Drive,
West Lakes, Adelaide, South Australia 5021
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)8 8268 3850
Pro Shop   +61 (0)8 8268 3054
Fax

  +61 (0)8 8268 5451

Email   office@westlakesgolfclub.com.au
Website   www.westlakesgolfclub.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Chris Holliday (PGA AAA Club Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Various people have contributed to West Lakes' layout and subsequent improvements.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5545 5468 5088
Par 70 70 71
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get There?

11 km NW of Adelaide centre

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (manager introduced): A$49. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.  Applications for a visitor tee-time must be made to the Club Mgr or Pro Shop. Must be a member of a recognised Golf Club.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

West Lakes Golf Club (until 2010 known as Riverside GC) emanated from the Woodville Gardens GC, which was established in 1934 but was forced from its location due to the post-war building boom in the late 1940s. The course at West Lakes (then named Riverside) wasn't created until 1951 when the present site was turned from wasteland to the beginnings of the course played on today.

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Location

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Latitude: (-34.872359)
Longitude: (138.500251)
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