Best golf courses: Around Perth

Around Perth: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. 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 for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Coate & Mackay

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Michael Coate & Roger Mackay
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Gough, Allen & Flanagan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Albie Gough, Joe Allen & Fred Flanagan.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
On application
Perth (Aus)
Various

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Various designers contributed to Cottesloe's original design at its current location (1931). Recent improvements designed by Graham Marsh (2008/9).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Wilcher, James

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

James Wilcher
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Jones Jr, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr designed the Quarry and Dune nines (1985) and Lake nine (1990).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Coate, Mackay & Baker-Finch

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Michael Coate & Roger Mackay in collaboration with Ian Baker-Finch.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
On application
Perth (Aus)
Russell, Alex

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Original design by Alex Russell, with later improvements by Mike Clayton in 2007.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Dawson, Murray

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Murray Dawson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Jones Jr, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Perth (Aus)
Anderson, David

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

David Anderson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Private club
Perth (Aus)
Oliphant & Anderson

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Arthur Oliphant and Peter Anderson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Private club
Perth (Aus)
Unknown

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Unknown
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Graham Marsh
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Green & Dawson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Bob Green (golf architect) and Murray Dawson (club's first captain); later revisions by Mike Clayton & Geoff Ogilvy (2012/13).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Marsh & Watson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Graham Marsh & Ross Watson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Perth (Aus)
Marsh & Watson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

Graham Marsh & Ross Watson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
On application
Perth (Aus)
Cohen & Steffanoni

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Perth (Aus)

Designer

E. Cohen & V. Steffanoni (1930). Graham Marsh (2001).

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