Scarlett

I'm an Australian who has been fortunate enough to live in a few different countries and to have been able to travel widely throughout the world with my job and on holidays. My golf sticks pretty much always go with me and at last count I've been able to experience life and golf in 68 different countries and played about 600 different courses (315 of those in Australia, including all of the top 100 public access courses).

Even though I know it's highly unlikely, I love the thought of trying to play golf in every country in the world with a golf course - it's a long, long term goal.

My excuse for my 13 handicap is that I'm still working full time. My favourite golf courses include the rather diverse: Prestwick, Barnbougle Dunes, Paa-Ko Ridge, all the courses at St Andrews, and NSW Golf Club.

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Alice Springs 20/12/2020

1st Northern Territory - Best in Area
There's a lot to like about Alice Springs GC: for a start, it's unexpected to find a course like this in what is a fairly small country town in regional Australia. There'...

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Glenelg 20/12/2020

3rd South Australia - Best in Area 40th Australia Ranking 57th Oceania Ranking
A lovely parkland members course in suburban Adelaide, situated just over a kilometre from the sea but blessed with a rolling sandy base that allows elements of links gol...

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Pacific Harbour 19/10/2020

9th Queensland - Best in Area 80th Australia Ranking
A resort style course and housing development on Bribie Is. Although parkland in character, many of the holes are flanked by native shrubs rather than trees, so some hole...

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Lakelands Golf Club 19/10/2020

10th Queensland - Best in Area 83rd Australia Ranking
This parkland cartball resort course is well kept, has plenty of bunkers and water hazards that are regularly visible off the tee (it is called Lakelands after all) but w...

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Settlers Run 19/10/2020

31st Victoria - Best in Area 78th Australia Ranking
Even though the course has been established for probably ten years, it still feels like a newish championship course. It was designed as the centrepiece of a country club...

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Sanctuary Lakes 05/09/2020

27th Victoria - Best in Area 72nd Australia Ranking
Sanctuary Lakes is a championship, members course set on a sandy links-style layout a half hour south of the CBD and close to Port Philip Bay. There are pure greens and b...

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Curlewis 02/09/2020

35th Victoria - Best in Area 91st Australia Ranking
Curlewis is a fairly rural members course set 20 minutes south of Geelong, or probably just over an hour from central Melbourne. Although rural, it is better than average...

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Ranfurlie 02/09/2020

34th Victoria - Best in Area 90th Australia Ranking
A Melbourne members club course that has tried to emulate a linksland layout and partially succedded. The trees are sparsely scattered and the rough is mostly low reed-st...

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Gailes 02/09/2020

38th Queensland - Best in Area
Gailes is an older style members parkland course set around a gently sloped and broad hill. The key design feature is the slight dog-legs on the holes, combined with the...

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Yas Links 17/03/2020

1st United Arab Emirates Ranking 1st Middle East Ranking
Notwithstanding the ongoing zombie apocalypse, there is change in the air at Yas Links. They seem to have recognised the concerns over some of the conditioning issues an...

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Al Mouj (Championship) 16/03/2020

1st Oman Ranking 2nd Middle East Ranking
I am perhaps very fortunate to have played here at Al Mouj and then at Yas Links, within a few days of each other. Both courses share so many similarities being routed be...

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Muscat Hills 16/03/2020

2nd Oman Ranking 19th Middle East Ranking
Initially I found this course a little hard to fit into a neat box: was it a desert course, a members course trying to be parkland, or was it a resort course catering to...

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The Lakes 21/02/2020

3rd New South Wales - Best in Area 17th Australia Ranking 26th Oceania Ranking
The Lakes is a regular home of The Australian Open and is one of Australia's best courses. It's an open parkland course filled with dramatic and penal bunkering and plent...

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St Michael's 21/02/2020

18th New South Wales - Best in Area 73rd Australia Ranking
St. Micks is a championship coastal course in Sydney's southeastern suburbs that combines many of the features of the very highly rated next door neighbour NSW GC. Qualit...

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Palmer Sea Reef 25/12/2019

23rd Queensland - Best in Area
When there's been a significant period between visits to a golf course, it's quite interesting to compare what you remembered about it and what it actually is. It had bee...

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