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Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Playing desert golf is a unique experience. 3 Aug 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
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
Top-100 Spotlight: The Coast Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: The Coast Golf Club

A course on great golfing land isn’t always guaranteed to offer golf to match the quality of its location. Located among a string of seaside courses on some of the best golfing land in Sydney, The Coast provides a golfing experience the equal of its impressive address. 10 Mar 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
Top-100 Spotlight: Cranbourne GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Cranbourne GC

Melbourne’s South East is home to the world famous Sandbelt courses. Travel a bit further and you will find some lesser known, but highly-rated gems, like Cranbourne Golf Club. 18 Dec 2020
Top-100 Spotlight: St Andrews Beach

Top-100 Spotlight: St Andrews Beach

It began as a concept for a private member-only golf course in the heart of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, but a significant chain of events has seen it evolve into one of the best public access layouts in the nation. 2 Nov 2020
Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

A century after being established, one of the Melbourne Sandbelt’s finest layouts is looking to tweak its design to better reflect its origins. 27 Oct 2020
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
Top-100 Spotlight: Ocean Dunes

Top-100 Spotlight: Ocean Dunes

Ocean Dunes is among the finest public access courses in Australia and for good reason. It boasts inspiring ocean views and amazing holes that will have you yearning for more. 26 Jun 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: St Michael’s Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: St Michael’s Golf Club

For many years, St Michael’s was regarded as a rough diamond on the Sydney golfing landscape. But recent works around the course have polished off some of those abrasive edges. 19 Jun 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
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Twin Waters Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Twin Waters Golf Club

Twin Waters has been a fixture of Sunshine Coast golf ever since the Peter Thomson and Mike Wolveridge design opened for play in 1991. 22 Feb 2017
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: The Grange Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: The Grange Golf Club

Blessed with twin layouts possessing subtly different design characteristics on mildly undulating, sandy terrain, The Grange Golf Club is rich with not just its volume of holes but also the physical form nurturing them. 19 Dec 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: St Michaels Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: St Michaels Golf Club

For a course sitting on such natural, untouched land, St Michael’s has endured an awful lot of tinkering during its 70-plus years. 27 Oct 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

Every course designer confronted with creating a layout from scratch faces the conundrum of having to challenge better players without alienating beginner golfers. 29 Sep 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Ranfurlie Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Ranfurlie Golf Club

No one could have possibly imagined Dr Alister MacKenzie’s brief visit to Melbourne in 1926 would have such a significant influence on the future of golf course design in this country. 2 Sep 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: New South Wales Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: New South Wales Golf Club

For nearly 90 years, New South Wales Golf Club has basked in the glow of accolades from those golfers who have been lucky enough to sample its delights. 1 Sep 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Portsea Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Portsea Golf Club

If ever there was a golf course that proved you don’t need to be long to be challenging, Portsea Golf Club is it. 3 Aug 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Settlers Run G&CC

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Settlers Run G&CC

Settlers Run bears all the hallmarks of Greg Norman’s design hand, which might explain why it has become a regular in Golf Australia's Top-100 Courses ranking. 29 Jun 2016