Situated minutes away from Sydney’s Central Business District, Moore Park Golf Course has been the uninterrupted home of public golf in this city since it was founded by Scottish immigrants Duncan and Charlie McMillan in 1907.
Founded in 1935 following the amalgamation of two former clubs, Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club commissioned Ross Watson to redesign its 18-hole layout in the late 1990s, with the course now hosting Australian Open qualifying when the event is held in Sydney.
Eastlake Golf Club is one of Sydney’s genuinely unheralded layouts which lies in the shadows of a trio of highly ranked sandbelt courses. Laid out on two narrow strips of sandy ground, Eastlake has recently polished its golfing offering and it’s now set to be a NSW golfing force to be reckoned with.
Located a 45-minute drive from Sydney city centre, the course at Penrith Golf Club extends to 6,247 metres from the back markers, with couch fairways and bent/poa greens arranged as two returning nines on a hundred and fifty acres of gently undulating terrain.
Records suggest that golf was first played in the Queanbeyan area in 1896, but the course in play today at Queanbeyan Golf Club is an early 20th century “home grown” creation which has gone from strength to strength in recent times, hosting numerous territory tournaments.
Host venue for the 1963 Australian PGA Championship, Oatlands Golf Club was formed in 1931 when Rupert Black (who assisted Alister MacKenzie during his earlier Australian visit, according to the club) laid out the original incarnation of the club’s course.
Moss Vale Golf Club dates back to 1902 but the course is actually a Carnegie Clark design from 1936. Tree-lined fairways are routed around Whites Creek, which comes into play on twelve different occasions during a round here.
Set out on 230 rolling acres in Pitt Town, less than an hour’s drive out of Sydney, the course at Lynwood Country Club is a Graham Papworth links-like layout which is complemented by a classical, colonial-style clubhouse.
The small town of Narrendera lies close to the Murrumbridgee River, in the Riverina region of New South Wales. The golf course is located in very pleasant surroundings inside a cypress pine plantation on the northern outskirts of the town.
Originally known as Tomaree Golf Links when the club was formed with a 9-hole course in the early 1960s, the sub-tropical Nelson Bay Golf Club has developed down the years into a well-regarded 27-hole facility with the most compelling of the three 9-hole loops appearing at holes 10-18.