courses and travel

CITY LIGHTS: Perth

CITY LIGHTS: Perth

Perth has the distinction of being the most isolated capital (state or national) in the world. The West Australian capital lies beside the Swan River and is wedged into a coastal strip between the Indian Ocean and Darling Ranges, which means you’re never really that far from anything … including good golf courses. Here we showcase the Top-12 Courses you will find within a 45-minute drive of Perth’s city centre. 16 Aug 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

Adelaide is often overshadowed by Australia’s larger capital cities. But when it comes to golf it certainly packs a punch – and Kooyonga Golf Club continues to present one of the finest courses in the nation. 31 Jul 2018
REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

The simplest values of strategic course design are being rediscovered by one of the star courses of the Melbourne Sandbelt and the golf is more interesting for it. 29 Jul 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

The Victorian capital is one of the world’s great golfing destinations. Do you need any more proof other than knowing all 12 courses showcased here have cemented a place in the ranking of the nation’s Top-100 Courses and can be found within a 45-minute drive of Melbourne’s GPO? 27 Jul 2018
REVIEW: Mt Compass Golf Course

REVIEW: Mt Compass Golf Course

A new owner, a new name, a new course superintendent and this South Australian gem is starting to sparkle again. 27 Jun 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Adelaide

CITY LIGHTS: Adelaide

It is often said “you are only ever 20 minutes from anywhere in the city of churches”. Here, we expand that perimeter to showcase the Top-12 Courses you will find within a 45-minute drive of Adelaide’s city centre. 24 Jun 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Wanneroo Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Wanneroo Golf Club

The strategic challenge and outstanding presentation of Wanneroo Golf Club make it easy to understand why the club was chosen as co-host of the 2018 Australian Amateur. 23 Jun 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Bonville Golf Resort

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Bonville Golf Resort

Having recently hosted the ALPG Tour’s Australian Ladies Classic, one of this country’s most spectacular inland courses has rarely looked better and is justifying the description often made by visitors as Australia’s Augusta. 22 Jun 2018
REVIEW: Riversdale Golf Club

REVIEW: Riversdale Golf Club

Melbourne’s Riversdale Golf Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary, and is making significant investments in its future as it prepares for the next 125 years. 1 Jun 2018
REVIEW: Links Lady Bay Resort

REVIEW: Links Lady Bay Resort

South Australia’s No.1 ranked Public Access Course has not rested on its laurels and is one of the most improved layouts in the country. 29 May 2018
Northern Exposure – New Zealand’s North Island

Northern Exposure – New Zealand’s North Island

New Zealand’s North Island is one of the most scenic destinations on the planet. And its rolling hills and clifftops have become home to some world-class golf courses. 26 Apr 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

Blessed with two Top-100 Public Access Courses, this iconic Gold Coast club is not resting on its laurels as it fast approaches its centenary year. 22 Mar 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Coast Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Coast Golf Club

Perched above the Pacific Ocean and laid out across the rugged clifftops of Little Bay, The Coast occupies some of the most picturesque land in Sydney and provides its members and guests with a spectacular test of golf. 26 Feb 2018
REVIEW: The Sandhurst Club

REVIEW: The Sandhurst Club

Ever the strategist in winning five Open championships, Peter Thomson and design partner Ross Perrett bring the same emphasis to thinking golf in their course designs, including this 36-hole complex on the doorstep of Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt. 23 Feb 2018
REVIEW: Murray Downs Golf & Country Club

REVIEW: Murray Downs Golf & Country Club

For nearly three decades, Murray Downs has been one of the premier courses to be found along the entire length of Australia’s biggest river. Here’s why it continues to be ranked among the nation’s finest layouts. 22 Jan 2018
Cathedral Lodge: Heaven Sent

Cathedral Lodge: Heaven Sent

Ellerston look out – there’s a new Victorian course about to take the “most exclusive” title out of New South Wales. It’s called Cathedral Lodge and this uber-expensive Greg Norman designed layout has the Shark calling it his best design yet. 29 Dec 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Windsor Country Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Windsor Country Golf Club

Despite being ravaged by floods numerous times throughout its 54-year history, Windsor Country Golf Club continues to rise from the depths and offers one of north-western Sydney’s most enjoyable rounds. 26 Dec 2017
REVIEW: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

REVIEW: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

This Murray River golfing haven is not resting on 90 years of history as it continues to go from strength-to-strength, on and off the course. 22 Dec 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Growling Frog Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Growling Frog Golf Club

A tick over 13 years after it opened, Melbourne’s Growling Frog is no longer just the public access course with an ‘out there’ name. It really is something to croak about. 20 Dec 2017
GA Express Special #2: Australia's 50 Favourite Courses for 2017 Revealed

GA Express Special #2: Australia's 50 Favourite Courses for 2017 Revealed

Our readers have spoken and their votes have been cast. Here are Australia's 50 Favourite Courses, as selected by you, and presented by Callaway. 15 Dec 2017
New Caledonia: A Pacific Paradise

New Caledonia: A Pacific Paradise

White sand beaches, translucent blue water and a pair of exceptional golf courses; no wonder New Caledonia is fast becoming a favourite destination for golfers eyeing off the South Pacific. 15 Nov 2017