Golf courses

Click on each township to visit the respective Golf Club Website.

Barwon Heads

The Barwon Heads Golf Club, located on the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula, offers eighteen magnificent holes of links golf. Carved into the natural dune landscape the course promises a golfing challenge to be long remembered and a visual feast never to be forgotten.

Thirteenth Beach

In 1999, a joint venture was established to create a premium golf and residential precinct on 520 acres. The master plan allowed for 27 holes of golf, clubhouse facility 150 residential allotments and 150 condominiums.

The Beach Course (designed by Tony Cashmore), the first 18 hole course, is set along the property’s 2.1 kilometres of surf beach frontage. The course was opened for play on 1 December 2001. The course has already been ranked among Australia’s Best 20 Golf Courses by two national golf magazines. The Creek Course (designed by Sir Nick Faldo and Tony Cashmore), spanning 6,401 metres has 18 holes and was opened for play on 1 January 2004 to wide acclaim.

Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove Golf Club is a picturesque golf Course with 18 tees and 12 greens (2 double greens) situated at the mouth of the Barwon River and in close proximity to the Ocean Grove/Barwon Heads coastline on the Bellarine Peninsula

The Course boasts outlooks to the ocean and to the river and a national park. There is abundant flora and fauna, in particular a variety of bird species and is the one of the most southerly points in Australia for mangroves. The short but challenging Course boasts challenging greens and a number of water carries that enhance the outlook and the challenge.

The Course caters for all golfing levels from juniors and beginners, up to the low marker. It is open all year round for green fee players and members and offers outstanding value for money. There is always the opportunity to partake in a beverage in the Clubhouse after your game or to pop back for an evening meal in our popular bistro, overlooking the famous Barwon Heads Bridge.

Point Lonsdale

Lonsdale Golf Club is a highly regarded 18-hole sandbelt course with a varied layout situated on beautiful Lake Victoria, conveniently located in Point Lonsdale on the Bellarine Peninsula. The nearby Rip at the opening of Port Phillip Bay to the sea, is one of the Bellarine region’s many stunning attractions along with wineries, cafes, restaurants and accommodation.

One and a half hours drive from Melbourne, the Lonsdale Golf Club course is a par 71 of 5,700 metres for men and par 72 of 5,200 metres for women. The Club offers an on course teaching professional, well-stocked pro shop and 3 practice areas. The spacious clubhouse provides members and visitors with a welcoming atmosphere, bar and dining facilities including before and after golf snacks, lunches and a la carte dining. The Club attracts members locally and from Melbourne, with the current membership around 1,000.

Queenscliff

Queenscliff Golf Club provides a unique Island setting with fresh air, natural beauty and tranquility. A friendly vibrant Golf Club surrounded by natural habitat. The beauty of the course is not lost on the Golfers, as it changes with the time of day and the change of seasons.

The big advantage of having a course built on an Island made up of drifting sand, is that the course is a true All Weather course. Regardless of heavy rain, it is always playable.

The tranquility is only disturbed by the train whistle from the Bellarine Steam Train and local birdlife. Significant birds found on the Island include the Orange Bellied Parrot, the Royal Spoonbill, Magpies, Plovers, Swans and Pelicans.

Curlewis

Situated on a sandy base with a minimum of trees and naturally undulating couch fairways this Vern Morcom designed links type course has maintained its position as one of the best on the Bellarine Peninsula and has been further enhanced by a recent Michael Clayton Master Plan. With challenging bunkers and firm and fast greens, it is the wind however that often determines the level of playing difficulty.

The course measures 6150 metres from the championship marks and is a challenging par-72. A challenge for players of all standards and a true test of golfing ability. Green fee players welcome.

Clifton Springs

Clifton Springs Golf Club is a picturesque layout that borders Corio Bay with views to Geelong and the You Yangs. The course is located a mere one hours drive from the West Gate Bridge near Drysdale on the Bellarine Peninsula. The first competition held on the course was on the 20th of November 1909. Read more here on the Club’s history

The Clifton Springs Golf Club is one of the best in the Bellarine region with stunning views across the bay. The dining area is open seven days a week for snacks and à la carte lunch and dinner.

Being central to Port Phillip Heads and Geelong in the middle of the Bellarine wine district and with easy access to both surf and bay beaches the club offers the perfect day or weekend visit.

Clifton Springs Golf Club course is a par 71 of 5,783 metres for men and par 72 of 5,213 metres for women.The course is available for both visiting AGU/WGU members to enter in competitions and green fee players are welcomed.