Best of Perth
Western Australia Golf Holidays
Sand, undulation and kangaroos typify Western Australian golf. The wonderful limestone base that extends from Yanchep to Busselton is also famous for the grand Tuart gums that thrive only in these alkaline conditions. The state is home to some of the most breathtaking courses in the country from the dramatic and spectacular at Joondalup to the pure links at Kennedy Bay, there is a pleasant surprise around every corner in Western Australia.
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Few golf courses anywhere in the world offer the dramatic contrasts, the scenic beauty and the sheer golfing challenge of Joondalup Country Club’s 27 hole championship golf course. Designed by the internationally renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr, the Perth golf course presents a tough, uncompromising lay-out, featuring great variation in setting and style.
THE VINES GOLF CLUB
Continually rated as one of Australia’s best golf resorts, The Novotel Vines Resort & Country Club boasts the finest golf courses in Perth, WA, surrounded by native bush with abundant wildlife, lush manicured gardens and the magnificent Swan Valley wine region. Two equally challenging 18 hole golf courses in the stunning Swan Valley, await your arrival. With lush bent grass greens, among the largest in the country, unique bunkering and a beautiful natural layout, you will be tested on every hole whilst also taking time to soak up the surrounds.
THE LINKS KENNEDY BAY GOLF CLUB
Acclaimed as one of Western Australia’s best golf courses, The Links Kennedy Bay is beautifully undulating and a true links course in the Scottish and Irish traditions. The course is fully irrigated however dry all year round, with its sandy base is exceptionally fast running and tight. The gently undulating Windsor Green fairways wind through sand dunes amongst western coastal wattle, grevillea, sedges and lilies. The excellent large Bent greens are all one would expect on a true links — firm, fast and true.
MEADOW SPRINGS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
Opened in 1987, Meadow Springs Golf and Country Club offers ‘golf as nature intended’. The course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr., presents a highly regarded test for players but is also renowned for its playability. During its short history the West Australian Open Championship has been held at Meadow Springs on seven occasions. Measuring 6189 metres from the blue tees, the golf course promises a unique experience through open bush land, the layout dictated by the natural features of the land. Towering 200 year old Tuart trees line generous fairways and subtly rolling greens. Few holes run parallel enhancing the sensation of being alone in the wilderness.
SECRET HARBOUR GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
Graham Marsh design reflects the style of traditional Scottish links with fast running couch fairways (Windsor Green on the original ‘Links’ nine and Wintergreen on the’Dunes’) opened in Feb 1999 pitted with well-positioned pot bunkers. Red Fescue highlights the light rough and surrounds the pure 1019 Bent grass greens which are a delight to putt on. All around the coastal sand dunes are covered with western coastal wattle, coast beard-heath, grevillea, coastal banjine, sedges and lilies. Black kennedia climber runs over sand and shrubs.
THE CUT GOLF CLUB
The Cut Golf Course is located just an hour’s drive from Perth by the popular seaside town of Mandurah. Voted Western Australia’s number one golf course in 2008/09, ranked in the country’s top 20 public access courses, and in the top 25 overall courses in Australia, The Cut is a must play golf course for all golf enthusiasts visiting Perth and the Mandurah area.