courses and travel

Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Playing desert golf is a unique experience. 3 Aug 2021
Sanctuary Cove reveals The Pines’ $5 million facelift

Sanctuary Cove reveals The Pines’ $5 million facelift

Circling the carpark to find the last available spot was the first indication and the energised throng of members on the putting green and filling almost every available space on the driving range in the distance on a glorious July winter’s day confirmed all suspicions. 2 Aug 2021
Holiday At Home: Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Holiday At Home: Queensland's Sunshine Coast

For the golfing holidaymaker, the picturesque stretch of Queensland coastline incorporating Bribie Island in the south to Noosa Heads in the north has it all. 29 Jul 2021
Rezone ruling may force Top-100 Course into redesign

Rezone ruling may force Top-100 Course into redesign

Mt Compass Golf Course – one of Australia’s Top-100 ranked layouts – could be forced to sell off some of its land for residential development if a local council rezoning ruling is not overturned. 19 Jul 2021
14 Reasons to put Tassie atop your golf holiday bucket list

14 Reasons to put Tassie atop your golf holiday bucket list

Make no mistake, if you are undecided where to go for your next golfing holiday or extended weekend away with a group of friends, put Tasmania at the top of your list. 30 Jun 2021
Ranking: Victoria's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: Victoria's best public access courses for 2021

We continue our series on this country's best public access courses, listing the excellent layouts to be found in Victoria. 29 Jun 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Wedged between the private Bonnie Doon and The Lakes Golf Clubs, on a long stretch of undulating terrain, is Eastlake Golf Club – a wonderful public access course making its mark in the national rankings. 28 Jun 2021
Ranking: NSW & ACT's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: NSW & ACT's best public access courses for 2021

We continue our series on this country's best golf courses every one can play by listing the excellent public access courses to be found in NSW and the ACT. 23 Jun 2021
Review: Mornington Golf Club

Review: Mornington Golf Club

One of the oldest golf clubs on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is basking in its rising popularity as a result of recent changes to its golf course. 21 Jun 2021
Holiday At Home: Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula

Holiday At Home: Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula

For so long the golf courses of Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula have existed in the shadow cast by the amazing layouts of the Mornington Peninsula, which is just a 40-minute ferry ride across Port Phillip Bay. 16 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

In the world of golf course architecture Bill Coore is considered royalty. 16 Jun 2021
Born To Run: The story of Barnbougle's newest course

Born To Run: The story of Barnbougle's newest course

The world’s only course built during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic is now open for play, right next to two of Australia’s most highly-ranked layouts at Barnbougle. Say hello to Bougle Run. 15 Jun 2021
Review: The Kooralbyn Valley National

Review: The Kooralbyn Valley National

Lying within the beautiful and tranquil surrounds of the Queensland bush, is one of this country’s sternest golfing tests. 14 Jun 2021
Ranking: South Australia & Northern Territory's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: South Australia & Northern Territory's best public access courses for 2021

We continue to highlight this country's best golf courses every one can play by listing the superb public access courses to be found in South Australia and the Northern Territory. 8 Jun 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Long Reef GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Long Reef GC

Five-time Open Champion Peter Thomson once described Long Reef as occupying “one of the best sites of any golf course in Sydney.” 7 Jun 2021
Ranking: Queensland's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: Queensland's best public access courses for 2021

We continue our series on this country's best golf courses every one can play by listing the excellent public access courses to be found in Queensland. 1 Jun 2021
Travel: Tassie's awesome Top End

Travel: Tassie's awesome Top End

Over the past two decades, northern Tasmania has emerged as a world-class golf destination offering a mix of internationally acclaimed layouts and fun, picturesque courses anyone can play. 28 May 2021
Ranking: Western Australia's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: Western Australia's best public access courses for 2021

We continue our showcasing of this country's best golf courses every one can play by listing the superb public access courses to be found in Western Australia. 25 May 2021
Ranking: Tasmania's best public access courses for 2021

Ranking: Tasmania's best public access courses for 2021

Over the past two decades, Tasmania has emerged as one of the world's great golf destinations. Here, we shine a spotlight on the best courses everyone can play in the Apple Isle. 18 May 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Sanctuary Cove G&CC Palms Course

Top-100 Spotlight: Sanctuary Cove G&CC Palms Course

The iconic Gold Coast club recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the reopening of its Palms Course after an $8.8 million rebuild. 11 May 2021
Holiday At Home: NSW Central Coast

Holiday At Home: NSW Central Coast

The natural treasures of the New South Wales Central Coast quickly become obvious. 10 May 2021