Growling Frog - Victoria - Australia

Growling Frog Golf Course,
1910 Donnybrook Road,
Yan Yean,
Victoria 3755,

  • +61 (0) 3 9716 3477

Situated close to Yan Yean Reservoir, the first water storage location in Melbourne dating back to 1853, the Growling Frog Golf Course is a Graham Marsh design set out across 280 acres of bush and wetlands, with mature river red gum trees dotted around the property.

Opened for business in 2004, the layout extends to 6,185 metres from the back markers, configured as two returning nines. Strangely, Barbers Creek, which winds through the property, is never brought into play at any time on any of the holes.

Holes to look out for include the right doglegging 6th (the toughest hole on the front nine) and the longest of the par threes at the 188-metre 16th. The 400-metre 18th is difficult par four (rated stroke index 1), swinging left off the tee towards the home green.

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Description: Opened for play in 2004, the Growling Frog Golf Course was Graham Marsh’s first design in Victoria. Fairways are routed around mature River Red Gum trees within an expansive 300-acre property that offers spectacular views of the Dividing Ranges. Rating: 3 out of 10 Reviews: 1
Andrew Leonard

Good course in summer, to offer a very good public access track in the north of Melbourne. Unplayable in winter.

June 26, 2021
3 / 10
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