A QUEST TO PLAY AUSTRALIA'S TOP 100 COURSES

WELCOME TO AUSSIE GOLF QUEST. THIS SITE WILL HELP TRACK MY PROGRESS TO ACHIEVE THE DREAM OF PLAYING ON SOME OF THE TOP 100 GOLF COURSES RANKED BY AUSTRALIAN GOLF DIGEST.

 

Top 100 Listing


Australian Golf Digest Ranking 2012-2013

Currently Played 57 Courses

1. ROYAL MELBOURNE G.C.(WEST)

Black Rock, VIC / Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1931)

 

2. KINGSTON HEATH G.C.

Cheltenham, VIC / Dan Soutar (1925)/ Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1926)

 

3. ELLERSTON

Hunter Valley, NSW / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2001)

 

4. BARNBOUGLE DUNES

Bridport, TAS / Tom Doak & Mike Clayton (2004)

 

5. NSW G.C.

La Perouse, NSW / Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1928)/ Eric Apperly (1937 & 1951)

 

6. BARNBOUGLE LOST FARM

Bridport, TAS / Bill Coore (2010)

 

7. THE NATIONAL G.C. (MOONAH)

Cape Schanck, VIC / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2000)

 

8. ROYAL MELBOURNE G.C. (EAST)

Black Rock, VIC / Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1932)

 

9. VICTORIA G.C.

Cheltenham, VIC / Oscar Damman, William Meader & Dr. Alister MacKenzie (1927)

 

10. METROPOLITAN G.C.

South Oakleigh, VIC / J.B. MacKenzie (1906)/ Dick Wilson (1959)/ Michael Clayton (ongoing)

 

11. LAKE KARRINYUP C.C.

Karrinyup, WA / Alex Russell (1928)/ Michael Clayton (2008)

 

12. THE NATIONAL G.C. (OLD)

Cape Schanck, VIC / Robert Trent Jones Jnr (1988)

 

13. ROYAL ADELAIDE G.C.

Seaton, SA / H.L. Rymill & C.L. Gardiner (1926)

 

14. THE LAKES G.C.

Mascot, NSW / Bruce Devlin & Robert von Hagge (1967)/ Michael Clayton (2008)

 

15. MOONAH LINKS (LEGENDS)

Fingel, VIC / Thomson & Perrett (2004)

 

16. THE DUNES GOLF LINKS

Rye, VIC / Tony Cashmore (1997)

 

17. THE AUSTRALIAN G.C.

Rosebery, NSW / Jack Nicklaus (1976)

 

18. JOONDALUP RESORT (QUARRY/DUNES)

Joondalup, WA / Robert Trent Jones Jnr (1985)

 

19. WOODLANDS G.C.

Mordialloc, VIC / J.D. Scott & R.J. Banks (1923)

 

20. NEWCASTLE G.C.

Fern Bay, NSW / Fred Papplewell Snr (1915)/ Eric Apperly (1937)

 

21. ROYAL SYDNEY G.C.

Rose Bay, NSW / Carnegie Clark (1913) / Ross Watson (2003)

 

22. BARWON HEADS G.C.

Barwon Heads, VIC / Victor East & Mick Morcom (1921)

 

23. THE LINKS KENNEDY BAY

Port Kennedy, WA / Michael Coate, Roger Mackay & Ian Baker-Finch (1998)

 

24. THIRTEENTH BEACH GOLF LINKS (BEACH)

Barwon Heads, VIC / Tony Cashmore (2001)

 

25. BROOKWATER G.C.

Brookwater, QLD / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2002)

 

26. KOOYONGA G.C.

Lockleys, SA / Herbert Lockett Rymill (1924)

 

27. MAGENTA SHORES G.C.C.

Magenta, NSW / Ross Watson (2006)

 

28. ST ANDREWS BEACH

St Andrews Beach, VIC / Tom Doak & Michael Clayton (2006)

 

29. ROYAL QUEENSLAND G.C.

Eagle Farm, QLD / Carnegie Clark (1920) & Michael Clayton (2007)

 

30. PENINSULA C.G.C. (NORTH)

Frankston, VIC / Sloan Morpeth (1967)/ Michael Clayton (2005)

 

31. COMMONWEALTH G.C.

Oakleigh South, VIC / Sam Bennett (1926) / Sloan Morpeth (1938)/ Devin Hartley (1994)

 

32. THE CUT G.C.

Port Bouvard, WA / James Witcher (2005)

 

33. MOONAH LINKS (OPEN)

Fingel, VIC / Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett (2001)

 

34. YARRA YARRA G.C.

Bentleigh East, VIC / Alex Russell (1929)

 

35. LINKS HOPE ISLAND

Hope Island, QLD / Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett (1993)

 

36. THE NATIONAL (OCEAN)

Cape Schanck, VIC / Thomson, Wolveridge & Perrett (2000)

 

37. ROYAL CANBERRA G.C.

Yarralumla, ACT / James Herd Scott (1945)/ John Harris (1962)

 

38. HUNTINGDALE G.C.

Oakleigh South, VIC / Charles H. Alison (1941)/ Newton, Grant & Spencer (2006)

 

39. HAMILTON ISLAND G.C.

Hamilton Island, QLD / Peter Thomson & Ross Perrett (2009)

 

40. GLENELG G.C.

Novar Gardens, SA / H.L. Rymill (1927)/ Vern Morcom (1955)/ Neil Crafter & Bob Tuohy (2004)

 

41. PENINSULA C.G.C. (SOUTH)

Frankston, VIC / Sloan Morpeth (1967)/ Michael Clayton (2007)

 

42. ELANORA C.C.

Elanora Heights, NSW / Dan Soutar (1929)/ James Wilcher (2003)

 

43. THE GRAND G.C.

Gilston, QLD / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (1997)

 

44. PORTSEA G.C.

Portsea, VIC / Jock Young (1925)/ Sloan Morpeth (1962)/ Michael Clayton (2002)

 

45. PALMER COOLUM RESORT (formerly HYATT REGENCY COOLUM)

Coolum, QLD / Robert Trent Jones Jnr (1988 & 2009)

 

46. TERRY HILLS G.C.

Terry Hills, NSW / Graham Marsh & Ross Watson (1994)

 

47. GRANGE G.C. (WEST)

Seaton, SA / Vern Morcom (1956)/ Michael Clayton (2007)

 

48. BONVILLE GOLF RESORT

Bonville, NSW / Terry Watson & Ted Stirling (1992)

 

49. GLADES G.C.

Robina, QLD / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2000)

 

49. GLADES G.C.

Robina, QLD / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2000)

 

50. THE VINTAGE G.C.

Rothbury, NSW / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2003)

 

51. CONCORD G.C.

Concord, NSW / Dan Soutar (1916)/ Ross Watson (1998)/ Mark Parker (2009 and ongoing)

 

52. THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN G.C.

Yokine, WA / Alex Russell (1928)/ Graham Marsh (2001 and ongoing)

 

53. CLUB PELICAN

Pelican Waters, QLD / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2000)

 

54. CAPRICORN RESORT (CHAMPIONSHIP)

Yeppoon, QLD / Karl Litten (1992)

 

55. SPRING VALLEY G.C.

Clayton South, VIC / Vern Morcom (1948)/ Michael Clayton (ongoing)

 

56. PACIFIC HARBOUR G.C.C.

Bribie Island, QLD / Ross Watson (2006)

 

57. THE HERITAGE G.C.C. (ST JOHN)

Chirnside Park, VIC / Jack Nicklaus (2000)

 

58. SANCTUARY COVE G.C.C. (PINES)

Santuary Cove, QLD / Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1989)

 

59. AVONDALE G.C.

Avondale, NSW / Eric Apperly (1927)/ Ross Watson (2008)

 

60. PACIFIC DUNES

Medowie, NSW / James Wilcher (2005)

 

61. ST MICHAELS G.C.

Little Bay, NSW / Michael Moran & C.W. Cole (1938)

 

62. PORT FAIRY G.C.

Port Fairy, VIC / Club Members (1963)/ Kevin Hartley (1980)/ Michael Clayton (2007)

 

63. TWIN CREEKS G.C.C.

Luddenham, NSW / Graham Marsh (2006)

 

64. LINKS LADY BAY

Lady Bay, SA / Newton, Grant & Spencer (2000)

 

65. MEADOW SPRINGS G.C.C.

Mandurah, WA / Robert Trent Jones Jnr (1993)

 

66. PARADISE PALMS RESORT

Kewarra Beach, QLD / Graham Marsh & Ross Watson (1990)

 

67. MOUNT LAWLEY G.C.

Inglewood, WA / David Anderson & James Tinlin (1930)/ Michael Coate (2004 and ongoing)

 

68. SETTLERS RUN G.C.C.

Botanic Ridge, VIC / Greg Norman, Bob Harrison & Harley Kruse (2007)

 

69. THE VINES G.C.C. (LAKES)

The Vines, WA / Graham Marsh & Ross Watson (1989)

 

70. COTTESLOE G.C.

Swanbourne, WA / David Anderson (1931)/ Graham Marsh (1998 and ongoing)

 

71. THE HERITAGE G.C.C. (HENLEY)

Chirnside Park, VIC / Jack Nicklaus (2006)

 

72. AMSTEL G.C. (RANFURLIE)

Cranbourne, VIC / Michael Clayton (2002)

 

73. KALGOORLIE G.C.

Kalgoorlie, WA / Graham Marsh (2010)

 

74. SANCTUARY LAKES G.C.

Sanctuary Lakes, VIC / Greg Norman & Bob Harrison (2000)

 

75. NAROOMA G.C.

Narooma, NSW / John Spencer (1980)

 

76. LAKELANDS G.C.

Merrimac, QLD / Jack Nicklaus (1997)

 

77. SANCTUARY COVE G.C.C. (PALMS)

Santuary Cove, QLD / Ross Watson (2011)

 

78. SECRET HARBOUR GOLF LINKS

Secret Harbour, WA / Graham Marsh (1999)

 

79. TASMANIA G.C.

Barilla Bluff, TAS / Al Howard (1972)

 

80. RIVERSDALE G.C.

Mt Waverly, VIC / Alex Russell (1930)

 

81. LONG ISLAND C.C.

Frankston, VIC / Gordon Oliver (1938)

 

82. CASTLE HILL C.C.

Castle Hill, NSW / Eric Apperly (1951)/ Newton, Grant & Spencer (1992)

 

83. EYNESBURY GOLF

Eynesbury, VIC / Graham Marsh (2008)

 

84. KOOINDAH WATERS G.C.

Wyong, NSW / Ross Watson (2006)

 

85. SORRENTO G.C.

Sorrento, VIC / J.D. Scott (1929)

 

86. MURRAY DOWNS G.C.

Swan Hill, VIC / Ted Parslow (1990)

 

87. THE SANDS TORQUAY

Torquay, VIC / Brit Stenson & Michael Wolveridge (1985)

 

88. ALICE SPRINGS G.C.

Alice Springs, NT / Thomson & Wolveridge (1985)

 

89. SANDHURST CLUB (CHAMPIONS)

Sandhurst, VIC / Peter Thomson & Ross Perrett (2007)

 

90. HORSHAM G.C.

Horsham, VIC / Sam Berriman (1949)

 

91. SEATEMPLE G.C.

Port Douglas, QLD / Peter Thomson, Michael Wolveridge & Ross Perrett (2000)

 

92. PALMER GOLD COAST (formerly Robina Woods)

Robina, QLD / Graham Marsh & Ross Watson (1989)

 

93. ARALUEN GOLF RESORT

Roleystone, WA / Michael Coate & Roger Mackay (1994)

 

94. MONASH C.C.

Inglewood, NSW / James Herd Scott (1950)

 

95. THIRTEENTH BEACH (CREEK)

Barwon Heads, VIC / Tony Cashmore & Nick Faldo (2004)

 

96. FEDERAL G.C.

Red Hill, ACT / Prosper Eillis (1946)

 

97. TALLWOODS

Tallwoods Village, NSW / Michael Hurdzan (1999)

 

98. ARUNDEL HILLS C.C.

Arundel, QLD / Fred Bolton (1992)

 

99. MACQUARIE LINKS G.C.

Macquarie Links, NSW / Robin Nelson (2002)

 

100. ROYAL HOBART G.C.

Seven Mile Beach, TAS / Vern Morcom (1956)

 

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Latest Course Played:

 

TOP 100: Cottesloe Golf Club: 2nd-December-2013

 

Visiting a friend for their daughters Christenting made it the ideal time to sneak in a round at my last venue of the list, located within the Perth city limits.  Read more...

 

OTHER: RACV Royal Pines: 11th-October-2013

 

Finishing off our week of the Gold Coast tour, the final round was held at the 2013 venue for the Australian PGA, after being moved from the Sunshine Coast. Read more...

 


Information

 


Have you played Australian Golf Digest Top 100 golf course list?

 

For those who have been dedicated enough to play Australian Golf Digest or any other publicised list of Top 100 Australian courses, please contact me.  I would like to start the first acknowledgement to those ambitious enough to have completed the task.



Introduction to my site

 

Welcome to My Aussie Golf Quest.  This site will detail my goal in trying to play Australia's Top 100 golf courses as ranked by Australian Golf Digest for 2012-2013.  The aim is of the site is to document my  journey in achieving this, but also give some handy hints I pick up along the way.  I invite you to comment on any of the course reviews and participate in some of the polls and blogs which will run on the site.  If you have any requests for information or ideas to improve the site please don't hesitate to contact me.