Woodlands Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Woodlands Golf Club Est. 1913

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Woodlands Golf Club is home to yet another of Melbourne's excellent "sand belt" courses. With many tall trees lining the flattish fairways, getting into the right position off the tee is important, lest you be blocked out by overhanging branches and foliage on your second shot. Launching your assault on the relatively small and often elevated greens should be undertaken carefully; they are usually protected by a posse of deepish bunkers on one side, and steep run-offs on the other.

Some traffic noise from neighbouring roads is unavoidable on the early holes of the front nine, but once you've got into your stride the wonderful layout and golfing challenges of Woodlands will command your full attention. The back-nine feels a little stronger than the front; the environment exudes a more natural feel, with the quality and challenges of the layout building through the closing stretch. Two testing par-5s are included in the last four holes.

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Making Contact

Woodlands Golf Club
White St,
Mordialloc, Victoria 3195
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 9580 3455
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 9580 1157
Fax

  +61 (0)3 9587 3136

Email   info@woodlandsgolf.com.au
Website   www.woodlandsgolf.com.au
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Golf Pro
 
Jason Simmons (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Original design by Rowley Banks and J.D. Scott (1913). Professional golfer Sam Bennett completed the 18-holes three years later. Further improvements by Mick Morcom (1928).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6097 5358
Par 72 74
SSS or Slope 72 74
 
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How2Get There?

27 km SE of Melbourne CBD
From the centre of Melbourne travel south-east on the Nepean Highway (Hwy 3). After approx 23 km, at the Parkdale Plaza corner, turn left into White Street. After 1.5 km golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: A$150 (local & interstate); A$210 (overseas). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (subject to tee-time availability).  Applications for a visitor tee-time must be made in writing (or e-mail) to the General Mgr. Handicap and Club membership required.
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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?

A schoolteacher and passionate golfer, Mr. G.H. Rogers co-founded Woodlands Golf Club and suggested the site for the course in 1912. A year later the club was established and play commenced. The open woodland on which the course was constructed had been used for grazing and was part of the estate of Count Fonceca, a French nobleman, known as the "Mad Count" for his eccentric behaviour.

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Published Ranking
2016 Australian Golf Digest rating: 21st best course of the 1,500 courses in Australia.
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Location

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Latitude: (-37.999570)
Longitude: (145.098104)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Mentone Inn (Comfort Inn) 
200 Nepean Highway, Parkdale, Victoria 3195
+61 (0)3 9584 4222
www.mentonehub.com.au



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Golf within 10 km Royal Melbourne (East & West courses); Victoria; Woodlands; Kingston Heath; Spring Valley; Yarra Yarra; Commonwealth; Metropolitan; Huntingdale.
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Golf within 30 km Peninsula (North & South courses); Long Island; Ranfurlie.
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Beaumaris Bay Motel 3-star
31 Bodley Street, Beaumaris, Victoria 3193
+61 (0)3 9589 6044
www.beaumaris.bestwestern.com.au



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Golf within 10 km Royal Melbourne (East & West courses); Victoria; Woodlands; Kingston Heath; Spring Valley; Yarra Yarra; Commonwealth.
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Golf within 30 km Metropolitan; Huntingdale; Peninsula (North & South courses); Long Island.
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