A QUEST TO PLAY AUSTRALIA'S TOP 100 COURSES

TOP 100 COURSE REVIEW OF MT BROUGHTON GOLF CLUB

 

Top 100 Listing


Australian Golf Digest Ranking 2012-2013

Currently Played 45 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)

 

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, QLD / 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 (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. ROBINA WOODS G.C.

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)

 



 
MT BROUGHTON G.C.
Logo for Mount Broughton Golf Club

Location: Sutton Forest, NSW

Established: 1994

Date Played: 25th April 2013

Top 100 Ranking: Not Ranked

Entrance to Mt Broughton Golf Club

Entrance to Mt Broughton Golf Club in Sutton Forest NSW

Clubhouse at Mt Broughton

The manor style clubhouse at Mt Broughton

Locker Room at Mt Broughton

Locker room at Mt Broughton

Looking down the 1st tee at Mt Broughton

The 1st tee has large trees to avoid

Looking down the 1st Fairway at Mt Broughton

Play a raised shot to the 1st green

The 2nd tee at Mt Broughton

Raised tee on the 2nd leaves an intimidating shot to the green

The 2nd green at Mt Broughton

Numerous hazards protect the 2nd green

Looking down the 3rd tee at Mt Broughton

A wide area to land the 3rd tee shot on this par 5

Looking down the 3rd fairway at Mt Broughton

A large tree overshadows the 3rd green, making it difficult to reach in two

The 3rd green at Mt Broughton

Looking back from the 3rd green

The 4th green at Mt Broughton

Another long par 3 on the 4th hole

Looking down the 5th tee at Mt Broughton

Carry scrub to reach the 5th fairway

The 5th green at Mt Broughton

The 5th green is wedged between to large bunkers

Michael playing from trouble Joe stuck in the bunker

Playing partners Michael and Joe, both playing out of trouble

Looking down the 6th tee at Mt Broughton

Another long par 3 on the 6th - every second hole has been a par 3

The 6th Green at Mt Broughton

Some pot bunkers gaured the right side of the 6th green

Looking down the 7th tee at Mt Broughton

The 7th tee shot is plays along the train lines on the right

The 7th green at Mt Broughton

The 7th green is protected by a couple of pot bunkers

Looking down the 8th tee at Mt Broughton

The 8th is the hardest hole on the course. Playing into the wind it is almost a par 5

The 8th green at Mt Broughton

Don't play long to the 8th green - water awaits

Looking down the 9th tee at Mt Broughton

Play over scrub to reach the 9th fairway

Looking down the 9th fairway at Mt Broughton

The 9th fairway has water trouble the entire length of the hole

The 9th green at Mt Broughton

Looking back from the 9th green

Tee marker at Mt Broughton Golf Club Pinflag from Mt Broughton Golf Club

Hole markers and pin flags at Mt Broughton Golf Club

Looking down the 10th tee at Mt Broughton

Start the back with a par 3 over water and up a hill

The 10th green at Mt Broughton

The 10th green is a small target that shouldn't be missed

The 11th green at Mt Broughton

Looking back from the 11th green - a long par 5

Looking down the 12th tee at Mt Broughton

Play between the two fairway bunkers on the 12th to have a clear shot to the green

The 12th green at Mt Broughton

The 12th green slopes right to left so don't miss right

Looking down the 13th tee at Mt Broughton

Playing along the train line is the 13th hole

The 13th green at Mt Broughton

Large grass bunker to the left of the 13th green

Looking down the 14th tee at Mt Broughton

Hole 14 plays down a gentle slope with a slight dogleg right

The 14th fairway bunker at Mt Broughton

14th fairway bunker - the church pews - am I at Oakmont?

The 14th green at Mt Broughton

Avoid multiple hazards to reacth the 14th green

Looking down the 15th tee at Mt Broughton

Another downhill tee shot from the 15th

Looking down the 15th fairway at Mt Broughton

A bunker and a gully to carry before reaching the 15th green

The 15th green at Mt Broughton

Three nasty traps protect the 15th green - I found misery in the back left trap

Looking down the 16th tee at Mt Broughton

Tee shot from the 16th plays to a raised green

The 16th green at Mt Broughton

Bunkers protect the front but a large slope away protects the back of the 16th green

Looking down the 17th fairway at Mt Broughton

Playing to a wide fairway on the 17th

The 17th green at Mt Broughton

Many undulations can be found on the 17th green

Looking down the 18th tee at Mt Broughton

Playing from a raised tee - great scenery on the last hole

The 18th green at Mt Broughton

Two styles of bunkers can be seen playing to the 18th green

Scorecard for Mt Broughton Golf Club