Best golf courses: Adelaide

Adelaide: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Not Saturdays
Adelaide
Morcom, Vern

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Original members' design modified by Vern Morcom (1955), and by Neil Crafter & Bob Tuohy (1998).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
On application
Adelaide
Morcom, Vern

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On application

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Vern Morcom's 1967 design, reworked by Greg Norman (2012).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
On application
Adelaide
Morcom, Vern

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On application

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Original members' design modified by Vern Morcom (1956-65), and Michael Clayton (2005-07).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Adelaide
Rymill, Cargie

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Herbert Lockett "Cargie" Rymill.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Adelaide
Newton, Grant & Spencer

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Jack Newton, Graeme Grant & John Spencer
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Adelaide
Cashmore, Tony

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Visitors welcome

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Adelaide

Designer

Tony Cashmore
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Adelaide
Crafter, Brian & Neil

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Brian Crafter designed the front-nine (1994), but died before construction began. His son Neil Crafter completed the front-nine (1995), and later designed the back-nine (1998).
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
O/seas & I/state
Adelaide
MacKenzie, Dr Alister

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O/seas & I/state

Nearest city

Adelaide

Designer

Original design by H.L. (Cargie) Rymill and C.L. Gardiner (1904). Substantially redesigned by Dr Alister MacKenzie (1926). Later improvements by Peter Thomson & Mike Wolveridge (1979, 1997).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Adelaide
Various

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Visitors welcome

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Adelaide

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Various people have contributed to Victor Harbor's layout and subsequent improvements.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Adelaide
Various

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Adelaide

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Various people have contributed to West Lakes' layout and subsequent improvements.

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Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

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