Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club (Murray course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club (Murray course) Est. 1927

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Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club (Murray course): Occupying a quiet, housing-free, natural setting, Yarrawonga & Border is home to two excellent Peter Thomson designed championship golf courses, as well as a nine-hole executive course. More tree-lined and arguably a tighter test than its companion, the Murray course is generally higher rated than the also excellent Lake course. In its natural, wooded setting, where towering gum trees line the holes, your full repertoire of shot-making will be needed to record a good score. Beyond the relatively flat, springy and sometimes tight fairways, large expanses of swampy woodland lie in wait. At the par-5 5th hole you play right alongside the Murray River, cheered on by a lively commentary, put up by the resident population of cockatoos, rosellas and the like. Don't be too surprised if the odd kangaroo also skips past. Water plays its part on one or two other holes, although never quite as scenically or splendidly as at the 5th. Beware the many "optical" traps that Thomson has created on this flattish terrain. On several occasions the bunkering creates the impression of approach shots being shorter than they really are - trust the indicated yardages, rather than your eyes ! The greens here are not overly sculpted, but still home to many subtle breaks and borrows that will require a fine touch with the putter.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club
Gulai Road,
Mulwala, New South Wales 2647
Australia
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Office   +61 (0)3 5744 1911
Pro Shop   +61 (0)3 5744 3983
Fax

  +61 (0)3 5744 2556

Email   stayandplay@yarragolf.com.au
Website   www.yarragolf.com.au
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, swamp and riverside.
 
Designer: Peter Thomson & Mike Wolveridge
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6095 5197
Par 72 72
SSS or Slope 72 73
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 Lake course (5957 mtrs from back tees); 9-hole par-33 Executive Course (2246 metres)
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How2Get There?

280 km N of Melbourne / 2 km N of Yarrawonga.
From the centre of Yarrawonga take the C373 direction Mulwala. After 2 km turn left into Gulai Road (just after bridge). After o.6 km golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays & Sundays A$40; Saturdays A$43. Reduced day tickets also available. [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.  Must book in advance.
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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?

In October 1993 the Murray River flooded most of Yarrawonga's Murray golf course to a depth of about 7 or 8 feet. Marker boards on several of the trees indicate just how high the flood level was. | The resort facilities at Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club include accommodation, a swimming pool, a bistro, gaming machines, bowls and croquet lawns.

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Location

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Latitude: (-36.005385)
Longitude: (145.994541)
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Yarrawonga & Border Golf Club 
Gulai Road, Mulwala, NSW 2647
+61 (03) 5744 1910
www.yarragolf.com.au

Seven different types of accommodation are available at Yarrawonga and Border, with excellent value stay and play packages available.

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