West Lakes Golf Club

26 Lochside Drive,

West Lakes, Adelaide, South Australia 5021

  • Office

    +61 (0)8 8268 3850
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)8 8268 3054
  • Fax

    +61 (0)8 8268 5451
  • Golf pro

    Chris Holliday (PGA AAA Club Professional)

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.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5545
5468
5088
Par
70
70
71
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-34.872359

Longitude:

138.500251

How to get there:

11 km NW of Adelaide centre

West Lakes Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1951

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.
List of courses: Around Adelaide

Visitors

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.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (manager introduced): A$49.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [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?

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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