With Father’s Day nearly upon us, we thought we’d throw the spotlight on Australia’s top golfing resorts. A getaway to a golf resort will delight the whole family, with luxury accommodation overlooking manicured grounds. Golfing aficionados can take to the green, while those not so keen can enjoy a variety of fantastic activities from swimming and tennis to deluxe spa treatments and fine dining experiences. If your dad happens to an expert with a nine iron, perhaps a golfing retreat could be perfect for your next family holiday.
Secure that elusive birdie by travelling to one of these top golf resorts around Australia.
Peppers Moonah Links Resort, Fingal VIC
Situated on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Moonah Links Resort has two 18 hole championship golf courses. Walk in the footsteps of your favourite golfing legend at the Open Course, specifically designed for the Australian Open. On the other hand, the Legends Course was purpose built to challenge the modern player and offers a more friendly golfing experience. Also onsite is the Moonah Links Golf Academy, a premiere training facility for golfing enthusiasts.
Joondalup Resort, Perth WA
Perth is home to the award winning Joondalup Resort. The crown jewel of the resort is the Country Club’s spectacular golf course designed by internationally renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. Not for the faint hearted, this challenging golf course has many twists and turns incorporating a variety of stunning scenery, including dense bushland, steep limestone quarries and picturesque lakes. There’s also a pro shop stocking all the leading brands and golfing equipment is available for hire.
Noosa Springs Golf and Spa Resort, Noosa QLD
More than just sun and surf, Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is also home to the prestigious Noosa Springs Golf and Spa Resort. Just minutes from Hastings Street, the resort offers award winning dining, a championship golf course and a world class spa. The golf course is set in beautiful tropical surrounds, where the fairways seamlessly blend with the natural bushland. Also onsite is a driving range, where you can practise your golf swing or enjoy a golfing lesson.
Bonville Golf Resort, Coffs Coast, NSW
The award winning Bonville Golf Resort is situated on Coffs Coast in New South Wales. The resort’s championship golf course has been consistently voted the most beautiful in mainland Australia by the Golf Course Guide. This pristine course is surrounded by bushland, which provides a natural sanctuary to many native Australian species. End the day with an intimate fine dining experience at the multi award winning restaurant, Flooded Gums.
Links Lady Bay Resort, Normanville, SA
The Links Lady Bay Resort, situated on the edge of the magnificent Lady Bay in South Australia, is home to a championship golf course. Designed by golfing legends Jack Newton, Graeme Grant and John Spencer, this course is considered a true St Andrews style sand based links course. Nestled amongst South Australian countryside, you are sure to spot a kangaroo or two roaming the grasslands during your game.