Best golf courses: Hunter Valley, Aus

Hunter Valley, Aus: 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
Newcastle (Aus)
Ellis, Prosper

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Prosper Ellis
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Smyers, Steve

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Steve Smyers

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Newcastle (Aus)
Norman & Harrison

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Greg Norman & Bob Harrison
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Nagle, Kel

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Kel Nagle and Mike Cooper designed the Tuncurry course.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Marsh & Watson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Graham Marsh & Ross Watson
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Mercer, Richard

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Richard Mercer
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Watson & Parry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Ross Watson & Craig Parry
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Newcastle (Aus)
Watson, Ross

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Ross Watson
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Unknown

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Unknown
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Apperly, Eric

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Original design by Fred Popplewell Sr (1915). Later significant improvements by Eric Apperly (1937).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Wilcher, James

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

James Wilcher
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Hurdzan, Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Michael Hurdzan
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newcastle (Aus)
Norman & Harrison

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newcastle (Aus)

Designer

Greg Norman & Bob Harrison

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Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
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