Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club

Gulai Road,

Mulwala, New South Wales 2647

  • Office

    +61 (0)3 5744 1911
  • Pro shop

    +61 (0)3 5744 3983
  • Fax

    +61 (0)3 5744 2556
  • Golf pro

    Evan Droop (Head PGA Professional).

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
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6095
5197
Par
72
72
SSS or slope
72
73

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Murray course. Also at Yarrawonga Mulwala is the 18-hole Lake course (par-72; 5957 m from back tees), and the nine-hole par-33 Executive course (2246 metres).

Location

Latitude:

-36.005415

Longitude:

145.984794

How to get 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.

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1927

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course): Occupying a quiet, housing-free, natural setting, Yarrawonga Mulwala (formerly Yarrawonga & Border GC) 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 score well on the Murray layout. 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 the lively 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.

Stay & Play at Yarrawonga Mulwala: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
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  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
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  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)
  • Photo of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club (Murray course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: A$55 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The resort facilities at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club include accommodation, a swimming pool, a bistro, gaming machines, bowls and croquet lawns.

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.

Where2Stay

  • Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

    Gulai Road, Mulwala, NSW 2647

    +61 (03) 5744 1910

    Visit website
    Nine different types of accommodation are available at Yarrawonga Mulwala, with excellent value stay and play packages available. Guests can enjoy a hit of tennis, lounge by the solar-heated swimming pool, or cook up a storm on the communal BBQ’s.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Yarrawonga (Murray, Lake & Executive courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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