The course at Arrowtown Golf Club is a little masterpiece with fairways threaded through tiny valleys, between boulders, or over gorges with greens nestling snugly into hillsides.
The venue of the inaugural Australian Open in 1904 (host to twenty-one in total) and most recently in 2019, the Australian Golf Club is a wonderful championship venue.
There's fantastic variety on the Peninsula Kingswood North course - good elevation changes, interesting turns and irregular greens and recent renovations have elevated the course to a completely new level.
Royal Queensland Golf Club hosted three Australian Opens in 1947, 1966 and 1973. Perhaps the nation’s premier professional tournament is due a return here some time in the future?
The Beach course at 13th Beach Golf Links is as accomplished an offering as Tony Cashmore’s previous work at The Dunes, across the water near Portsea.
Kooyonga Golf Club is one of the most interesting of Australia’s classic golf courses and it knocks most modern layouts into a cocked hat.
The course at Brookwater Golf Club has become quite a talking point in its few short years of existence. It is essentially a public course and therefore receives a good airing with the golfing public.
Barwon Heads Golf Club was founded in 1907 in Geelong and was initially a nine-hole links on land north of the village of Barwon Heads.
Formed in 1909 as Maungakiekie Golf Club, Titirangi Golf Club, as it is now known, is the only course in New Zealand that can say it has Alister MacKenzie as its golf course architect.
Designed by Commander John Harris, the Westbourne course at Royal Canberra is delightfully routed through the Westbourne Woods arboretum.