Melbourne is without a doubt Australia’s spiritual home of golf and should be the main destination for any serious golfer visiting Australia.
The Sandbelt is 30 minutes drive from the city centre and has been described as the finest grouping of courses anywhere in the world. The Sandbelt has 5 of the top 10 ranked courses in Australia. Royal Melbourne is Australia’s foremost golf club.
For more than 100 years the club has been at the pinnacle of the game in this country, both the west and east courses are the most celebrated in the Southern Hemisphere
The Mornington Peninsula is located 80 minutes drive from Melbourne. The rugged coastal area provides perfect links conditions with The National (3 courses) The Dunes, Portsea and Moonah Links providing exceptional golfing experiences.
Moonah Links located on the Mornington Peninsula is the new home of the Australian Golf Union and Australian Golf Museum, and hosts the Australian Open every three years. This has created for Australian golf an offi cial headquarters, similar to the Royal and Ancient at St. Andrews. The region is also famous for it’s wines, which are considered some of the finest in the country.