The Mornington Peninsula is known for its restaurants, hot springs, vineyards, parks, and beaches. But did you know that it is also home to some of the country’s most astounding golf courses? If you’re looking to play golf on the peninsula, here are five of the best golf destinations you should visit.
The Dunes Golf Links
The Dunes is a 27-hole course that is open to enjoyment by golfers of all standards. It is consistently ranked in the Top 25 in Australia’s Top 100 Gold Courses and is the number one public access golf club in Victoria. They also have a variety of practice facilities, a clubhouse, and luxury accommodation for travelling golfers. After playing, you can relax and wind down at the nearby hot springs, Red Hill winery, and the famous St. Andrews Beach Brewery.
Flinders Golf Club
Perched high on the cliff tops, overlooking the Western Port, Phillip Island, and the rugger Bass Strait coastline, the Flinders is a 110-year-old premier golf club provides a wonderful experience by combining tradition and modern facilities.
St Andrews Beach
Nestled along the south-western coast of Mornington Peninsula, you will find the St Andrews Beach Gunnamatta Course weaving across a spectacular stretch of land evoking the famous links courses of the UK and Ireland. This classic 18-hole links-style members’ course was ranked as the 9th best golf course in 2006. Since opening for public access play in 2009, they have maintained our position as the number one public access course on the Australian mainland.
Moon Links is considered one of Australia’s most unique leisure resorts, taking pride in their a la carte restaurant, luxury accommodation, and two 18-hole championship golf courses. You can choose from the Open Course, an 18-hole course built specifically for national championships, or the Legends Course, which stands as a tribute to past championships that have contributed to the rich history of Australian golf.
RACV Cape Schanck Golf Course
Situated at the southernmost tip of the Mornington Peninsula, RACV offers an 18-hole, par-70 championship course that boast an impressive bunkering, treelined fairways, and stunning ocean views. With its lush greenery and excellent draining, the golf course provides an ideal playing conditions all year round.