top 100 public access courses

Top-100 Spotlight: Port Fairy Golf Links

Top-100 Spotlight: Port Fairy Golf Links

One of the endearing qualities of the great links layouts of Britain and Ireland is the natural setting. Wild windswept holes rolling between sand dunes that have been in existence for centuries are the norm. 8 Nov 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Meadow Springs G&CC

Top-100 Spotlight: Meadow Springs G&CC

Have you ever considered the importance of a golf course’s routing in creating enjoyable, interesting golf? 7 Sep 2021
Review: Links Lady Bay

Review: Links Lady Bay

A round at Links Lady Bay encapsulates everything that is enjoyable about links golf – the elements, beautifully defined terrain, firm playing surfaces and a little bit of ‘lady’ luck. 6 Sep 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
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
Top-100 Spotlight: The Glades Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: The Glades Golf Club

One of the best courses to be found on the golf rich Gold Coast has had recent refurbishments validated with an improved national ranking. Here’s why The Glades’ popularity is growing. 21 Apr 2021
Review: Narooma Golf Club

Review: Narooma Golf Club

In this era of holidaying at home, ‘taking the scenic route’ is one sure way to make a golfing discovery that will live long in the memory. Here is one course to be found on the road less travelled that we’re sure you will agree is simply spectacular. 14 Apr 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Mollymook Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Mollymook Golf Club

Having weathered bushfire and COVID-19 crises, Mollymook Golf Club is ready to put 2020 in the rear-vision mirror and greet the New Year as one of the best public access courses in the nation. 19 Jan 2021
Review: Rich River Golf Club

Review: Rich River Golf Club

Long established as one of the go-to destinations on the Murray River, this 36-hole venue is set to further enhance its appeal with major course upgrades as part of a multi-million dollar reinvestment. 9 Dec 2019
Top 100 Spotlight: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

Top 100 Spotlight: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

Bribie Island is all sand, which had course architect Ross Watson champing at the bit when he was commissioned to design what is today one of Queensland’s premier layouts. 16 Oct 2019
Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort is Australia’s largest public access golf facility with 45 holes on offer. With a range of non-golf activities and two layouts entrenched in the Top-100 Public Access Courses in the country it is certainly worth a visit. 15 Oct 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: The Dunes Golf Links

Top-100 Spotlight: The Dunes Golf Links

The past 25 years can rightly be dubbed Australia’s second ‘Golden Age’ of course design – and one of the first courses created in the era remains one of this country’s most fun and challenging layouts for everyone. 10 Jul 2019
Travel: 72 Hours in the Hunter

Travel: 72 Hours in the Hunter

New South Wales’ Hunter Region boasts beautiful surf beaches, world-famous vineyards and fantastic golf courses … It’s no wonder locals like Aussie golfing icon, Jack Newton call it “God’s Country.” 1 May 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: Narooma Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Narooma Golf Club

Lying approximately halfway between Sydney and Melbourne on the NSW South Coast, the small regional town of Narooma is home to great natural wonders, including one of this country’s most visually striking courses. 29 Mar 2019
Club of the Month: The Links Kennedy Bay

Club of the Month: The Links Kennedy Bay

A decade on from the most turbulent time in its history, this West Australian links layout is cemented among the best public access layouts in the nation. 8 Jan 2019
Inside Golf Australia January 2019

Inside Golf Australia January 2019

One of the greatest assets golf has in this country is its accessibility for the masses. 20 Dec 2018
REVIEW: Mona Vale Golf Club

REVIEW: Mona Vale Golf Club

Lying beside the Pacific Ocean on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Mona Vale Golf Club will celebrate its 90th anniversary this month as one of the most popular courses to be found in the Harbour City. Here’s why. 27 Oct 2017
Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017

Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017

Golf Australia ranks Australia's Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017 and there's a new No.1. Check out the list here and see how many you have played. 17 Jan 2017