Best Golf Courses in Australia

Bonville International Golf Resort

    • Address:
      North Bonville Rd, Bonville, NSW 2441
    • Contact:(02) 6653 4544
    • Pricing:$80 – $110
    • Par:72
    • Metres: 6075m

Bonville – “The most beautiful golf course in Australia, if not the World.” Peter McWhinney, Australian touring professional Located on the New South Wales Mid North Coast, just 10 minutes south of Coffs Harbour, Bonville International Golf Resort is the hidden jewel waiting to be discovered by the golfing world.

This uniquely beautiful course opened in 1992, and has already succeeded in building an enviable reputation among discerning golfers and has been ranked in the top 25 of the Best Resort Courses in Australia for the past 5 years, and was ranked in the Top 10 public access golf courses within Australia.

The 6301 metre, par 73 championship golf course has rolling fairways, natural watercourses, large undulating greens and deep demanding bunkers.

All holes are separated by flooded gum trees and native rainforest with the surrounding hills of the Great Dividing Range as a spectacular backdrop.

Bonville International offers all the facilities of a top class Golf Resort including the superb federation style clubhouse which houses the Flooded Gums Restaurant, Gaming Lounge, Cocktail Bar and Spas, Resort style accommodation overlooking the first fairway, Billabong style swimming pool, Tennis Courts and BBQ areas.

Alice Springs Golf Club

  • Address:
    Cromwell Drive, Alice Springs, NT 0871
  • Contact:(08) 8952 1921
  • Pricing:$50 – $80
  • Par: 72

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The sporting showpiece of the unofficial capital of Central Australia is the Alice Springs Golf Club which boasts one of the world’s finest desert venues set in the foothills of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. There are several quality hotels backing onto the course.

The Alice Springs course has earned rave reviews from golfers world-wide as a course of unique charm blended with some subtle severity. Accuracy is a must and even the boldest hitters must harness their power and replace it with discretion to ensure a safe landing, rather than challenge the menacing rocky outcrops which lurk at the edges of several of the fairways.

Australia’s golfing legend, Peter Thomson, with his business partner, Michael Wolveridge, designed and constructed the course during the early 1980’s. It is currently rated 53rd in Australia by Australian Golf Digest, in the world’s top ten desert courses and one of Australia’s top 25 golf resorts.

The fully equipped Club provides a restaurant, bars, a well stocked pro-shop, a floodlit driving range and putting green.

Hamilton Island Golf Club

  • Address:
    The Whitsundays, QLD
  • No Phone Number
  • Pricing:$80 – $110
  • Par:71
  • Metres: 6120m


Perfectly located  at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, the Hamilton Island Golf Club has some of the most spectacular views and settings of any golf course in the world. Designed by champion golfer, Peter Thomson of Thomson Perrett, the Hamilton Island Golf Club on neighbouring Dent Island is the only championship island golf course in Australia and the perfect destination for your next Australian golfing holiday.


Kooindah Waters Golf Club

  • Address:
    Kooindah Blvd, Wyong, NSW 2259
  • Contact:(02) 4351 0700
  • Pricing:$80 – $110
  • Par:72
  • Metres: 6185m

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The abundance of natural wetlands provides a stern test and fair challenge for competent beginners through to professional players, according to designer Ross Watson. Long hitters are rewarded on several holes but accuracy, ball placement and imagination are the keys to scoring well.

The course begins in picturesque and natural wetlands on holes 1 and 2 before entering into the parkland stretch from holes 3 through to 8. The finishing hole on the front nine rejoins the open wetland flavour of the site back to the clubhouse.

The back nine has a mix of residential holes with accompanying wetlands from 10 through to 15 before entering the more open holes 16, 17 and 18. The short Par 3 17th is one of the most memorable on the card with a shortish iron required to find an island green set amongst the natural water features.


Kingston Links Golf Course

  • Address:
    Corporate Ave, Rowville, Melbourne, VIC 3178
  • Contact:(03) 9764 4222
  • Pricing:$50 – $80
  • Par:72
  • Metres: 6178m

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Located just twenty minutes from the heart of the city via the South Eastern Freeway, Kingston Links is the latest addition to Melbourne’s enviable collection of great golf courses. The tract of land to our east and south is recognised around the world for both the quality, and the quantity, of its courses – and for the great players it has produced.

The 275 acre site of undulating fairways of 100% Santa Anna couch grass and pure bentgrass greens are maintained to the highest standards for year round play.

This prestigious 6178 metre, par 72 championship layout was influenced by the great links course of Scotland and Ireland. The landscaping of the course, however, is uniquely Australian, with its blend of native grasses and Australian wildlife, attracted by the natural waterways flowing through the course. Since its opening in November 1996, Kingston Links has quickly acquired a reputation as a challenging, fair and enjoyable test for golfers of all standards.

Complete with an undercover, floodlit driving range and staff of PGA Professionals, Kingston Links offers individuals the chance to reach their full golfing potential. With panoramic views over the golf links and the Dandenongs,

Kingston Links is also an idyllic setting for any function. Five separate function rooms are available, catering for the most intimate up to 300 guests. From corporate golf days, business seminars to social events such as weddings, Kingston Links is a versatile and impressive venue.

Horsham Golf Club

  • Address:
    Golf Course Rd, Horsham, VIC 3400
  • Contact:(03) 5382 3312
  • Pricing:$50 – $80
  • Par:71
  • Metres: 5905m

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Horsham Golf Course has long had a reputation as one of the best golf courses in Victoria and Australia. It has regularly been listed in the top handful of courses in country Victoria. It has been voted the PGA best course in Victoria for the last four years and now features a brand new $2 million clubhouse and proshop. Club professional Mark McIntyre said the course easily rated in the top 10 in Victoria, holding its own against metropolitan sand-belt courses.


Adelaide Shores Golf Course

  • Address:
    Military Road, Glenelg, Adelaide, SA
  • Contact:(08) 8356 7220
  • Pricing:$0 – $20
  • Par:72
  • Metres:5947

Adelaide Shores Golf Course

The Adelaide Shores Golf Course is one of the leading golf courses in south Australia. Located in beautiful Glenelg Just south of the Adelaide Airport.  On offer are two fantastic golf courses and membership is available through the Westward Ho Golf Club which is located on site.

Patawalonga Golf Course

The Patawalonga Golf Course is an 18 hole, par 72 course which is 5947m in length. The championship style course offers plentiful water hazards, wide fairways and well matured trees.

Executive Golf Course

The Executive Golf Course is a 15 hole, par 50 course which is just 2654m. The American style links course is well tailored for corporate days or for golfers who are short on time. The smaller layout allows golfers to find tune their short game and move along at a relatively fast rate of play.

The Adelaide Shores Golf Course offers leading facilities including:

  • 16 bay driving range
  • Practice putting green, bunkers & chipping areas.
  • 18 hole minigolf course
  • Pro shop
  • Golf lessons & Tuition
  • Cafe
  • Acommodation


Albany Golf Club

  • Address:
    1 Barry Court, Albany, WA 6330
  • Contact:(08) 9844 8433
  • Pricing:$50 – $80
  • Par:72
  • Metres: 6068m

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A magnificent course and club on the south coast of Western Australia. The Albany Golf Club offers members and visitors alike, a superb 18-hole true links course which is one of the best in Australia. The facilities are world-class and the club house is available for functions. You can watch the sun set over this picturesque course gazing out over Middleton Bay, while enjoying some of the regions finest wines after successfully completing your 18-holes!