Overview

Perth and surrounds are home to a superb array of golf courses and on our suggested itinerary we have included our favourites. Due to the nature of the area, we have selected a twin centre approach, staying in the beautiful beach town of Scarborough which is close proximity to the outstanding Lake Karrinyup and Joondalup golf courses and then journeying down to Mandurah where you will be staying right on the beach and again, close to some great golf.

As mentioned, we have selected two accommodation locations for the trip. It is possible to stay in one place for the duration but this way, transfer times are kept to a minimum and you get to enjoy a couple of different areas. The accommodation suggested are both apartment style and come with equipped kitchen and living space. The apartments offer plenty of space and are located right besides the beach with spectacular ocean views, which will add to the holiday feel. Perth is a fine destination for a golfing holiday and its climate means you can travel here for golf most of the year.

Included in your trip:

  • 3 nights accommodation in 2 bedroom deluxe apartments (Seashells Scarborough) - these can be configured as 2 queen rooms, 1 Queen and 2 singles or 4 singles.
  • 4 nights accommodation in 2 bedroom ocean view apartments (Seashells Mandurah) - these can be configured as 2 queen rooms, 1 Queen and 2 singles or 4 singles.
  • 5 games of golf
  • Shared motorised carts for each round of golf
  • Airport meet and greet service
  • Golf and airport transfers throughout

Package pricing from AUD$2,740 per person (twin share) and AUD$4,305 per person (single share) based on 12 golfers.

**Package valid throughout November 2020 - March 2021 - black out dates will apply**


Itinerary Day-by-Day

Day 1
Flights Flight to Perth
Through your own arrangements, make your way to Perth.
Notes Transfer to your accommodation
You will be met and transferred on arrival to Perth
Notes Additional golf
You may have the chance to play an additional round on the day you arrive.
Accommodation
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough   (2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartments) 
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough is located on Western Australia's Sunset Coast, only a short 15 minute drive from Perth city centre, Fremantle and Hillary's Harbour. Directly overlooking Scarborough Beach, each apartment enjoys stunning ocean views from their individual and spacious balconies.
Day 2
Notes Transfer to golf
You will be collected and taken to golf (approx 15 minutes)
Golf
Lake Karrinyup Country Club (18 holes with shared motorised cart) 
Lake Karrinyup Country Club is widely acknowledged as Western Australia's premier golf club, and was home to the Johnnie Walker Classic in 2002 and 2003. The course is renowned for its challenging layout, lush undulating couch fairways and manicured Bent grass greens are set around a large natural lake and amongst a forest of magnificent native trees and plants. Lake Karrinyup is also a tranquil botanical haven for wildlife including native birds and kangaroos.
Notes Transfer to your accommodation
Following golf, transfer back to your accommodation
Accommodation
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough   
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough is located on Western Australia's Sunset Coast, only a short 15 minute drive from Perth city centre, Fremantle and Hillary's Harbour. Directly overlooking Scarborough Beach, each apartment enjoys stunning ocean views from their individual and spacious balconies.
Day 3
Notes Transfer to golf
You will be collected and taken to golf (approx 25 minutes)
Golf
Joondalup Resort (Quarry/Dune) (18 holes with shared motorised cart) 
You will never forget a visit to Joondalup. Just 20 minutes from Perth and 3 minutes from the beach, yet totally immersed in its bushland setting, Joondalup meanders sometimes across and sometimes through a network of majestic old quarries, lakes and dunes.
Notes Transfer to your accommodation
Following golf, transfer back to your accommodation
Accommodation
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough   
Seashells Serviced Apartments Scarborough is located on Western Australia's Sunset Coast, only a short 15 minute drive from Perth city centre, Fremantle and Hillary's Harbour. Directly overlooking Scarborough Beach, each apartment enjoys stunning ocean views from their individual and spacious balconies.
Day 4
Notes Transfer to golf
You will be collected and taken to golf (approx 15 minutes)
Golf
Cottesloe Golf Club (18 holes with shared motorised cart) 
Cottesloe Golf Club is a private member's located just south of the state of Western Australia - Perth. It is a well manicured course with wide sweeping fairways and fast greens. It has a great variety in hole length - from driveable par 4 holes to exacting long holes with a smattering of everything else in between and set over a varied topography. Graham Marsh has done a fair bit of remodelling work and this is only making the course better with distinctive bunkering framing many of the holes and providing visual appeal where it was lacking previously.
Coach Transfer to your new accommodation
After golf, make your way down the coast to your new accommodation (approx 70 mins)
Accommodation
Seashells Resort Mandurah   (2 Bedroom Oceanview Apartment ) 
Seashells Resort Mandurah (4.5 star) boasts a truly unique location. The Resort is situated on the beach at Comet Bay, right next door to the award-winning Mandurah Ocean Marina. Most apartments feature spectacular views over the Indian Ocean or Peel Estuary. A combination of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments and beach villas make Seashells Resort Mandurah a perfect accommodation option for golf groups who play in the Mandurah area.
Day 5
Notes Rest day
Take a day off from golf and enjoy your new surrounds. We can also arrange for a group sightseeing/winery tour. You can also include another round today if you wish.
Accommodation
Seashells Resort Mandurah   
Seashells Resort Mandurah (4.5 star) boasts a truly unique location. The Resort is situated on the beach at Comet Bay, right next door to the award-winning Mandurah Ocean Marina. Most apartments feature spectacular views over the Indian Ocean or Peel Estuary. A combination of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments and beach villas make Seashells Resort Mandurah a perfect accommodation option for golf groups who play in the Mandurah area.
Day 6
Notes Transfer to golf
You will be collected and taken to golf (approx 25 minutes)
Golf
The Links Kennedy Bay (18 holes with shared motorised cart) 
The Golf Club Kennedy Bay is a Links style course situated amidst undulating sand dunes and natural bushland. It has a magnificent northerly vista over Warnbro Sound and the expanse of the Indian Ocean. Exceptionally fast running, tight, dry, gently undulating couch fairways wind through sand dunes amongst western coastal wattle, grevillea, sedges and lillies. The native scrub is reminiscent of Scottish Gorse and Heather.
Notes Transfer to your accommodation
Following golf, transfer back to your accommodation
Accommodation
Seashells Resort Mandurah   
Seashells Resort Mandurah (4.5 star) boasts a truly unique location. The Resort is situated on the beach at Comet Bay, right next door to the award-winning Mandurah Ocean Marina. Most apartments feature spectacular views over the Indian Ocean or Peel Estuary. A combination of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments and beach villas make Seashells Resort Mandurah a perfect accommodation option for golf groups who play in the Mandurah area.
Day 7
Notes Transfer to golf
You will be collected and taken to golf (approx 10 minutes)
Golf
Meadow Springs Golf & Country Club (18 holes with shared motorised cart) 
Meadow Springs is a well groomed golf course which winds it way through open bushland offering a fairly unique golfing experience. Above all else, the course offers "golf as nature intended". Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, the course presents a highly regarded test for players of all levels, but is also renowned for its playability.
Notes Transfer to your accommodation
Following golf, transfer back to your accommodation
Accommodation
Seashells Resort Mandurah   
Seashells Resort Mandurah (4.5 star) boasts a truly unique location. The Resort is situated on the beach at Comet Bay, right next door to the award-winning Mandurah Ocean Marina. Most apartments feature spectacular views over the Indian Ocean or Peel Estuary. A combination of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments and beach villas make Seashells Resort Mandurah a perfect accommodation option for golf groups who play in the Mandurah area.
Day 8
Notes Transfer to the airport
You will be collected and taken to the airport for your homeward flight. Approx 1 hour)
Notes Flight home
Through own arrangements, take your flight home.

Golf Courses

Cottesloe Golf Club

173 Alfred Road
Swanbourne, WA, 6010
Australia

Region: Perth & Mandurah

Cottesloe Golf Club

Cottesloe Golf Club is a private member's located just south of the state of Western Australia - Perth. It is a well manicured course with wide sweeping fairways and fast greens. It has a great variety in hole length - from driveable par 4 holes to exacting long holes with a smattering of everything else in between and set over a varied topography. Graham Marsh has done a fair bit of remodelling work and this is only making the course better with distinctive bunkering framing many of the holes and providing visual appeal where it was lacking previously.

Cottesloe Golf Club is a private member's located just south of the state of Western Australia - Perth.

It is a well manicured course with wide sweeping fairways and fast greens. It has a great variety in hole length - from driveable par 4 holes to exacting long holes with a smattering of everything else in between and set over a varied topograhpy.

Graham Marsh has done a fair bit of remodelling work and this is only making the course better with distinctive bunkering framing many of the holes and providing visual appeal where it was lacking previously.

Course Information

Par: 72
ACR: 72
Length (m): 6065
Architect: Various (1931), Graham Marsh (ongoing to 2008)
Design Year: 1931
Top 100: 66

Playing Tips

1
Par 4, Length 274m

Tee shot to be laid up short of bunkers on the right of the fairway, which leaves a short iron to an undulating green be sure to play attention to the pin placement or a very difficult putt can result. For the long hitters its a 259 meter carry to get over the bunker in front of the green.

2
Par 3, Length 168m

A long iron to a difficult green. It is essential to be below the pin on the left side of the green or a treacherious putt can be expected.

3
Par 4, Length 397m

A drawn tee shot hugging the left side gives the best angle to this difficult green. The second shot must have enough carry to pass the daunting bunker on the short left hand side of the green. Balls struck right could end up out of bounds. Then the fun starts on this more then difficult green.

4
Par 5, Length 480m

Drive down the left hand side of the fairway to escape the fairway bunkers, which will leave you with the perfect angle to play your second two. Well struck woods would leave you a mid iron to a narrow green.

5
Par 3, Length 146m

A strong par 3 up the hill to a blind green. Much care must be taken to pick the right club as disaster abounds both long and short.

6
Par 4, Length 366m

A long par 4 dog leg right and up hill all the way. The tee shot must take on the corner to enable the player to hit for the green with thier second shot. The second shot must be hit to the right hand side of the green as it has a right to left slope of 20 degrees. Adifficult putt ensues as this is the most difficult green on the course.

7
Par 4, Length 356m

A blind tee shot must be struck to the right hand side of this fairway. The Fairway slopes from right to left and downhill. Most players are hitting a long iron from a difficult lie to a green which is bunkered short and slopes away at the back. The ideal spot to aim your second shot is to the left hand side of the green, which will leave you a very quick first putt.

8
Par 5, Length 437m

The drive must be struck toward the left hand bunkers to open up the dogleg to the right (the longer hitter might prefer to take on the dogleg but beware of the bunker and the lake). The second shot should be laid up to 50 meters short of the green to avoid the bunker crossing the fairway, which leaves a short iron shot to a teired narrow green.

9
Par 4, Length 344m

A generous fairway leads you to believe this is an easy hole but the underlying problems start when you are confronted with a blind second shot to a narrow subtle green which is well bunkered. This is a perfect example of look easy but plays difficult.

10
Par 4, Length 400m

Astrong par 4 from an elivated tee, you must hit your tee shot to the plateau short of the fairway bunker some 20 meters from the tee. If you are not precise with your tee shot you will be blocked off your second shot by a group of tuart and peppermint trees. The second shot would be played with a long iron or fairway wood up the valley to a well bunkered slightly elevated, multi level green.

11
Par 3, Length 160m

A difficult par three in the prevailing winds. Better to under club than over club as a disaster abounds behind the green. For the shorter hitters, use the slopes on the right hand side of the fairway to help with access to the green.

12
Par 4, Length 392m

A demanding teeshot would need to be carried some 180 meters to a plataue on top of the hill, leaving a fairway wood up the left hand side of the bunkers guarding the green. This hole is better played as a par 5. For the longer hitters the hill can be carried and the ideal line would be the right hand side of the fairway as there is a camber from right to left once over the hill which would leave a mid iron second to a well guarded green.

13
Par 3, Length 151m

This is one of the shorter par 3's on the course, but beware of the narrow, subtle green.

14
Par 5, Length 475m

Aspectacular looking hole that can be intimidating from the tee. It requires an acurate tee shot to an undulating fairway between the fairway bunkers - usually into a stiff breeze. For the conservative players a three wood is best, laying up short of the bunkers where there is plenty of room. The second shot is best placed down the left hand side of the fairway where there is ample room. The third tee shot is hit to an elevated multi teired green. Putters beware!

15
Par 4, Length 378m

A generous fairway easy to hit a drive struck up the left center will avoid the fairway bunker. However, from there on this is one of the hardest par 4's you will play. The second shot is hit from some 200 meters to a blind green with a wicked slope off the front. It's much better to be long on this green as getting up and down from the front requires skills and nerves like Tiger Woods. A 4 is always a great score on this difficult hole.

16
Par 4, Length 288m

A short hole that requires some thought. Most players will lay up their tee shot to the left hand side of the bunker but beware, the fairway slopes into the bunker. For the longer hitters, have a go to get over the bunker.A short iron is left to a multi level green. It doesn't have to be long to be challenging.

17
Par 5, Length 483m

A long par 5. The tee shot must hug the left hand side of the fairway to avoid the bunkers on the right. The longer hitters will have to deal with two bunkers on the left as well. The second shot must be hit up the right hand side, however, beware of the fairway bunkers on the right, leaving the ideal line in to this heavily bunkered long green.

18
Par 4, Length 370m

A difficult hole. The tee shot must be hit to a fairway that seems to slope the wrong way. It's also up hill all the way. A well struck drive leaves a long second that requires at least one more club than one would think to a punishing green that slopes off at the back.

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Joondalup Resort (Quarry/Dune)

Country Club Boulevard
Connolly, WA, 6027
Australia

Region: Perth & Mandurah

Joondalup Resort (Quarry/Dune)

You will never forget a visit to Joondalup. Just 20 minutes from Perth and 3 minutes from the beach, yet totally immersed in its bushland setting, Joondalup meanders sometimes across and sometimes through a network of majestic old quarries, lakes and dunes.

Just a drive, chip and putt from the Perth city

Joondalup Resort is just 20 minutes north of Perth and 3 minutes from the beach, yet totally immersed in its bushland setting. Joondalup meanders through a network of majestic quarries, lakes and dunes, providing a picturesque landscape on every hole. The course quality is accompanied by a high level of customer service found only at Australia's #1 Golf Resort.

Few golf courses anywhere in the world offer the dramatic contrasts, the scenic beauty and the sheer golfing challenge of Joondalup Country Club's 27 hole championship golf course. Designed by the internationally renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr, the course presents a tough, uncompromising lay-out, featuring great variation in setting and style.

The spectacular course sweeps across dense bushland, cuts through steep limestone quarries and skirts picturesque lakes, to present surprises and challenges at almost every turn. One minute you are playing an approach shot beneath a 30-metre limestone cliff, the next you are adapting to the fresh ocean breeze on an undulating links style fairway.

The hotel’s Bistro 38 restaurant serves International cuisine – a la carte or buffet-style – for a breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can dine indoosr or alfresco, overlooking the pool. For drinks, there’s the Kangaroo Arms – a cosy “pub” style bar – and a sophisticated cocktail lounge. The Joondalup Resort Hotel also features a range of function rooms ideal for conferences, business meetings and social gatherings.

  • Essential Escape - One night accommodation with full buffet breakfast for Bistro 38 for two $225.00
  • Ultimate Breakaway - One night accommodation with mouth watering dinner at Bistro 38, complemented with a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates on your private balcony and a hearty full breakfast. $360.00
  • True Indulgence - Overnight accommodation complemented by bottle of champagne in your room, 1 x full body massage, facial or 1 x 18 holes of golf, and b/fast. $460.00
  • Par 3 - One night accommodation with 9 holes of golf and motorised cart for two and full buffet Breakfast. $350.00
  • Par 4 - One night accommodation, full buffet breakfast, 18 holes of golf and motorized cart for two. $410.00
  • Par 5 - One night accommodation, full buffet breakfast, dinner in Bistro 38, and 18 holes of golf with a motorised cart for two. $510.00

Accommodation/Golf Ph: (08) 9400 8888
Fx: (08) 9400 8889
Email: frontofficemanager@joondalupresort.com.au
Website: www.joondalupresort.com.au

“Unquestionably one of the world’s finest golfing experiences” - Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Course Information

Par: 72
ACR: 74
Length (m): 6332
Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jnr
Design Year: 1985
Top 100: 21

Playing Tips

1
Par 4, Length 368m

Quarry 1 - Drive needs to be slightly right of the tree which is situated on the left hand side of the fairway to open up green for second shot. If pin is on right side, you need the correct club to carry bunker.

2
Par 4, Length 370m

Quarry 2 - Drive needs to be left of fairway to avoid larger bunker on right and allow for a good approach angle for second shot to green. Do not be short!

3
Par 3, Length 136m

Quarry 3 - To be short here is to be out of bounds. Hit for the heart of the green, as there is plenty of room at the back. Do not be intimidated by quarry.

4
Par 5, Length 475m

Quarry 4 - Drive to right side of fairway avoiding clump of trees at corner. For second shot, you should follow the fairway line left, allowing 3rd shot to the heart of the green with short iron.

5
Par 4, Length 370m

Quarry 5 - A drive to centre of fairway will find the best position allowing medium to short iron to green next to quarry. If the pin is on right side, allow for quarry and wind factors.

6
Par 4, Length 363m

Quarry 6 - Drive to centre of fairway aiming for distant central bunker, allowing second shot to the high green. As green is elevated, take more club to carry bunker.

7
Par 3, Length 203m

Quarry 7 - Straight forward tee shot with long iron or wood, but favouring left side of green.

8
Par 5, Length 483m

Quarry 8 - Drive left half of the fairway, allowing for straight forward long fairway wood second shot to left side of fairway. Fairway slopes from left to right. Easy third shot to a narrow three tier green which slopes away.

9
Par 4, Length 390m

Quarry 9 - Position is important here, rather than length. It is better to find the narrow fairway with a long iron than to find trouble with a wood. Long iron to green for second shot.

10
Par 4, Length 404m

Dune 1- Play the tee shot to the left side of fairway aiming for the big tree. This leaves us with a long second shot to a slightly raised green. Green may appear flat but it is not!

11
Par 4, Length 337m

Dune 2 - As fairway is very narrow, position is very important from the tee rather than length. This leaves a longish second to a very well guarded green which is elevated.

12
Par 4, Length 372m

Dune 3 - Drive must be placed on the left half of the fairway towards the bunker, leaving a medium iron second shot to an elevated green.

13
Par 3, Length 224m

Dune 4 - One needs to hit the best shot of the day here, as there is very little margin for error left or right, the green being guarded and 2 tiered. A headwind could mean more club.

14
Par 5, Length 482m

Dune 5 - Drive should favour the right side of the fairway from the tee. The second shot also needs to be on the right of fairway to allow a pitch shot to be played up to the green.

15
Par 4, Length 395m

Dune 6 - Place the tee shot slightly to the left of centre. This leaves a medium to long iron second shot to the green set into the hillside. As it is important not to be short here, check distance carefully.

16
Par 3, Length 137m

Dune 7 - Elevated 3 tiered green well guarded. A medium or short iron will be needed. Watch wind factor beyond tee areas

17
Par 4, Length 316m

Dune 8 - Tee shot to be played to centre right side of fairway, allowing access to the green which is set above the fairway. A medium or short iron will be needed here to carry front bunker.

18
Par 5, Length 507m

Dune 9 - Drive down centre allowing for concealed left side bunker. This sets up second shot also down centre which leaves short shot to hidden green.

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Lake Karrinyup Country Club

North Beach Road
Karrinyup, WA, 6018
Australia

Region: Perth & Mandurah

Lake Karrinyup Country Club

Lake Karrinyup Country Club is widely acknowledged as Western Australia's premier golf club, and was home to the Johnnie Walker Classic in 2002 and 2003. The course is renowned for its challenging layout, lush undulating couch fairways and manicured Bent grass greens are set around a large natural lake and amongst a forest of magnificent native trees and plants. Lake Karrinyup is also a tranquil botanical haven for wildlife including native birds and kangaroos.

Lake Karrinyup Country Club is widely acknowledged as Western Australia's premier golf club, and was home to the Johnnie Walker Classic in 2002 and 2003. The course is renowned for its challenging layout, lush undulating couch fairways and manicured Bent grass greens are set around a large natural lake and amongst a forest of magnificent native trees and plants.

Lake Karrinyup is also a tranquil botanical haven for wildlife including native birds and kangaroos.

Course Information

Par: 72
ACR: 73
Length (m): 6026
Architect: Alex Russell, Mike Clayton (2008)
Design Year: 1928
Top 100: 17

Playing Tips

1
Par 4, Length 264m

Whilst you can blast away with a driver here the percentage play is to lay-up from the tee short of the bunkers, leaving a well judged short iron into the green. This green is very shallow and good club selection is imperative.

2
Par 4, Length 420m

A testing hole. Long hitters should drive down the left center of the fairway to take advantage of the downslope over the rise leaving a mid to short to a green sloping right to left. Shorter hitters should play up the right side of the fairway and rely on a chip and a putt to make par.

3
Par 5, Length 468m

If you are a 'Tiger' you might try and get home in two here but mortals should make this hole as a definite 'three shotter' - play conservatively from the tee and favour the right side of the fairway to lay up short of the bunkers. The second too should be played favouring the right side and be short of the two traps. This will then leave a pitch to the green and a chance of a birdie.

4
Par 4, Length 380m

A challenging par 4. Try to avoid the fairway bunkers up the right side and you will leave yourself with a mid to long iron into a narrow green guarded by grass mounds on the left and a swale on the right. The approach is often into a stiff sea breeze so take an extra club or two.

5
Par 3, Length 142m

A slight uphill tee shot to a two tiered green. It is essential to use enough club to ensure you reach the top tier when the pin has a Blue or Red showing.

6
Par 4, Length 379m

Rated the toughest hole on the course and into the sea breeze you will sea why! Needs a strong accurate drive to reach the top of the hill and then its a long iron or wood to a narrow, deep green which slopes from back to front. The green itself is guarded left and right by bunkers. You will be happy to make four here!

7
Par 5, Length 523m

A long downhill par five. Big hitters can get home in two down wind but most players will be happy to get on in 3. The drive should be aimed just left of the radio mast and the second played to avoid the fairway bunkers leaving a short iron approach to a 36 metre deep green that slopes from back to front - take plenty of club for a Red pin position.

8
Par 3, Length 178m

The signature hole which requires a shot over the water to a raised green that is guarded at the front and side by steep bunkers. Take an extra club here as the slope at the back is better than the bunkers at the front! The green is difficult to read so take a little extra care here.

9
Par 4, Length 323m

Aim your tee shot just inside the left hand bunker. This will leave an uphill second to a green guarded at the front by some of the steepest bunkers on the course. Take an extra club here to be sure of avoiding these. The green slopes from back to front and is usually very slick so ideally try and leave your approach just below the hole.

10
Par 4, Length 332m

The hole requires an accurate tee shot just right of center to hit this tree lined fairway which is often buffeted by crosswinds. The second is to a small well bunkered green sloping right to left. Play for the center of the green and you will not be far away - and maybe a birdie opportunity.

11
Par 5, Length 450m

Only the longest hitters can reach this green in two so play short of the left hand trap off the tee. A second shot at the left edge of the fairway will leave a pitch to the green. Try and leave your ball below the green as it slopes steeply from back to front with a tier in the front section that makes putting very difficult from above the hole.

12
Par 3, Length 138m

A picturesque downhill tee shot to a generous green. Not too challenging unless the wind is strong. Be sure to take enough club.

13
Par 4, Length 377m

When it is calm long hitters can reach the hidden fairway bunkers so a three wood is a good idea. Mortals should aim their drive just right of centre. The second shot is from a downhill lie so the ball tends to fly lower and to the right - aim a touch left of target and expect the ball to run a little.

14
Par 4, Length 252m

Whilst you can blast away with a driver the percentage play is to aim at the right hand bunker taking a club to leave you short of it. The approach is very important as the green slopes steeply from back to front with a swale in the front section - a good birdie opportunity here if the second is well judged.

15
Par 5, Length 472m

A sweeping dog leg par 5 that requires a drive aimed just inside the right hand bunker leaving the long hitter with a chance of getting home in two. The water is close on the right so if in doubt play short of the fairway bunker in front of the green and rely on a good pitch to setup a birdie chance.

16
Par 4, Length 392m

A testing hole that requires a good drive favouring the right side of the fairway. The second is slightly uphill and all carry if you are to make the green, ideally aiming just left of the pin. The club selection has to be exact as anything short will find the short will find the sand and if you are too long you will have a very fast putt back down the sloping green - a par here is always a good score.

17
Par 3, Length 176m

A lovely par three that requires a long iron for most players. Be sure to use enough club to avoid the bunkers at the front and check the wind direction before playing. The green slopes from back to front so be cautious if you are past the pin.

18
Par 4, Length 360m

A tough hole to finish - hit your drive up the right hand side of the fairway - a good drive will be rewarded with extra yards if it reaches the downslope over the brow. The second shot needs to be aimed to the right side of the pin and as a general rule take one more than you think, especially if the pin is back left. Then that shower and that well earned drink awaits you.

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Meadow Springs Golf & Country Club

Meadow Springs Drive
Meadow Springs, WA, 6210
Australia

Region: Perth & Mandurah

Meadow Springs Golf & Country Club

Meadow Springs is a well groomed golf course which winds it way through open bushland offering a fairly unique golfing experience. Above all else, the course offers "golf as nature intended". Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, the course presents a highly regarded test for players of all levels, but is also renowned for its playability.

Meadow Springs is a well groomed golf course which winds it way through open bushland offering a fairly unique golfing experience. Above all else, the course offers "golf as nature intended". Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, the course presents a highly regarded test for players of all levels, but is also renowned for its playability.

Just thirty minutes south of Perth, near the coastal resort town of Mandurah, the Meadow Springs golf course promises a unique experience through open bushland. The course winds its way through undulating terrain, the layout dictated by the natural features of the land. Towering 200 year-old Tuart trees line generous fairways and subtly rolling greens are equal to the best in Australia.

Few holes run parallel and all are surrounded by bushland. Other players on the course are often out of view, enhancing the sensation that you are alone in the wilderness. And, thanks to its excellent drainage, Meadow Springs is one of the best all-weather courses in the country.

Course Information

Par: 72
ACR: 72
Length (m): 6118
Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jnr
Design Year: 1993
Top 100: 73

Playing Tips

1
Par 4, Length 330m

A generous sized fairway. Keep the tee shot left to avoid a hungry fairway bunker. Your approach shot must stay left as a cavernous bunker awaits anything to the right of the green.

2
Par 5, Length 454m

Another generous sized fairway with little trouble. Bang off a long tee shot here to set up an easy second shot. Long hitters can carry the left side fairway bunker leaving an iron to the green. If not attempting this in two, leave yourself far enough back to play a full shot to the elevated green.

3
Par 4, Length 286m

Short par four rewarding accuracy over power. The ideal tee shot is a lay up just short of the left fairway bunker, leaving a short iron to a particularly long and narrow green. The temptation from the tee is to blast a driver over the right hand fairway bunker to the corner of the dogleg. A risk not worth the return.

4
Par 3, Length 146m

Discriminating par three rejecting all who are short. Take plenty of club to this large green protected by a wall of turf at the front. Getting down for two from the valley in front of this green leaves a lot of chance.

5
Par 4, Length 308m

Straightforward short par four if played as a dogleg. The fairway drastically narrows at 250m mark causing unnecessary problems for the overly bold golfer. Your approach shot tends to stop very quickly here so be up.

6
Par 4, Length 333m

A sweeping dogleg left par four over a crest. Your tee shot must stay right as anything left is either swallowed by the fairway bunker or you find approach blocked by a towering tuart. The fairway opens out to the right more than is apparent on the tee. Your approach shot must carry well onto the green as anything short will stop very quickly.

7
Par 5, Length 430m

A straightforward par five over a crest that rewards those who stay to the left. A large gum tree blocks your second shot if the tee shot is out to the right.

8
Par 3, Length 142m

A challenging par three penalising any shot that is short or left. Aim your shot to the right back section of the green taking perhaps two clubs more than the yardage may suggest. The large bank behind the green returns anything long back on to the putting surface.

9
Par 4, Length 354m

A ferocious par four that challenges all who play it. The key is to play your tee shot well to the left with high trajectory to stop the ball rolling into the fairway bunkers that guard the left side. The approach demands that you are well up and to the right of the centre to avoid the deep grass valley to the left and short of this green.

10
Par 4, Length 355m

Featuring a sparkling lake along its right hand side, this medium par four is visually deceptive. The fairway bunkers along the left hand side are further away than they appear as is the putting surface. The key on the approach shot again to be up as there is some dead ground if front of the green.

11
Par 3, Length 142m

A stunning par three over a lake with a green offering a large variety of pin placements. Any approach shot that lands short lands wet. The percentage target is the back right section of the green.

12
Par 4, Length 360m

A long par four requiring a careful approach shot. Anything landing short of this raised green is swept away into a deep valley. A high approach shot gives the best chance of hitting the green. Keep your tee shot to the right and avoid being blocked out by the large gum tree at the dogleg corner on the left.

13
Par 4, Length 302m

A short par four requiring a controlled tee shot. Four bunkers frame the landing area for the shot which must be played with great height to prevent the ball from rolling. If a tee shot rolls more than 15m or so it is likely to be swallowed by one of the bunkers. Once again the approach shot must be well up to carry over the large mound at the green's front right corner.

14
Par 4, Length 306m

Another short par four with a demanding tee shot. Any tee shot heading left is potentially lost or unplayable. Anything to the right is blocked out by trees making the approach shot difficult - often from a sandy lie. After a straight drive you will be left with a semi blind approach shot to a green whose flagstick appears closer than it really is.

15
Par 5, Length 437m

Meadow Springs' signature hole from an elevated tee provides a stunning vista of the developed golf course and the land from which it has been carved. A long drive down to the left side opens the fairway to the second shot. A sloping green adds the challenge.

16
Par 3, Length 157m

The last and most difficult of the par threes. Missing the green left or right leaves devilishly difficult bunker shot. A ball landing short of the green rolls away down the large slope short of the green. Aim your approach shot to the back centre left section of the green. Club slection is critical here.

17
Par 4, Length 330m

A dogleg par four with a fairway gently sloping from left to right. Aim centre left off the tee and your ball will roll down to the centre of the fairway. Any tee shot to the right makes this hole harder than it should be. The approach shot is uphill to a green with three levels. Take two clubs more than the yardage suggests.

18
Par 5, Length 430m

The final challenge from an elevated tee through a tuart chute. Longer hitters can reach this par five easily in two shots - and should try to do so. The sharply sloping fairway to the "sahara" bunker makes the second shot lay up a stern test of courage and technique. Keep your lay up shot well to the left to avoid rolling into sandy oblivion.

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The Links Kennedy Bay

Lot 199 Port Kennedy Drive
Port Kennedy, WA, 6172
Australia

Region: Perth & Mandurah

The Links Kennedy Bay

The Golf Club Kennedy Bay is a Links style course situated amidst undulating sand dunes and natural bushland. It has a magnificent northerly vista over Warnbro Sound and the expanse of the Indian Ocean. Exceptionally fast running, tight, dry, gently undulating couch fairways wind through sand dunes amongst western coastal wattle, grevillea, sedges and lillies. The native scrub is reminiscent of Scottish Gorse and Heather.

The Golf Club Kennedy Bay was rated the 12th Best Course in Australia by the Australian Golf Digest 2004 Bi Annual ratings.

It is situated just forty minutes south of Perth along side the vast blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Surrounded by undulating sand dunes and natural Australian bush land this 18 hole championship golf course can only be described as the jewel in the golfing crown in Western Australia.

Designed by the 1991 British Open Champion Ian Baker Finch, in collaboration with Michael Coate and Roger Mackay, it is the only true links style course in Western Australia.

This par 72 championship links golf course is what is described by many as a true test of your golfing skills. When designing the course the design team recreated many of the features found on such courses as Royal Birkdale and Royal Lytham and St Annes, both British Open courses on the Lancashire coast of England.

With 115 pot style bunkers and large undulating greens this course is a delight to play from the gold tees and nothing short of a challenge both mentally and physically from the black tees.

Course Information

Par: 72
ACR: 72
Length (m): 6420
Architect: Michael Coate, Roger Mackay and Ian Baker-Finch
Design Year: 1998
Top 100: 28

Playing Tips

1
Par 4, Length 366m

Aim left off the tee to avoid rolling into the fairway traps.

2
Par 4, Length 354m

Ease a shot down in front of the traps for a short shot in. Keep second shot away from left green side bunkers.

3
Par 3, Length 162m

Keep tee shot to the right to avoid deep left bunker.

4
Par 5, Length 520m

Danger at 210m off tee. Keep second shot to the left or you will be in trouble.

5
Par 4, Length 419m

Tee shot is the key. Bunkers at 183m, 210m, 233m and 255m. Large green, keep second long and left.

6
Par 3, Length 195m

Best to be long, and avoid the bunkers at the front.

7
Par 4, Length 285m

Shallow green, best to leave a full wedge shot to stop it at the top.

8
Par 5, Length 495m

Keep right off the tee, cautious lay up over bunkers to leave 90m to green.

9
Par 4, Length 407m

Need to be in the middle of the fairway off the tee, to get a good shot at the green. Par here is good golfing.

10
Par 4, Length 390m

Aim to the right side of the fairway and you should carry the bunkers.

11
Par 4, Length 405m

Try to get on the left side of the split to get a good look at the green.

12
Par 4, Length 330m

Avoid the temptation of the green and try to get up on the right mound of the fairway.

13
Par 5, Length 508m

Narrow fairway. You must be straight to avoid trouble. Aim left off the tee.

14
Par 3, Length 172m

Make sure you have enough club. Watch the wind.

15
Par 4, Length 382m

Aim to the right side of the fairway and catch the ridge.

16
Par 3, Length 138m

Only a short hole of 120m. Don't go right or left. Long isn't good either.

17
Par 5, Length 498m

A true 3 shot hole. Play safely and avoid fairway bunkers.

18
Par 4, Length 394m

Tight approach to the green. It is best to have a bit extra club.

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