Top 100 Golf Courses Played

  • The 18th green at Spring Valley Golf Club
    18
    May
    Spring Valley Golf Club

    An opportunity arose via a social golf day to play at another Top 100 Golf Course, Spring Valley Golf Club. Although not a part of the official Melbourne Sandbelt club, it certainly had all the right characteristics for the area.

  • The 4th green at Riverside Oaks Golf Resort Bungool Course
    4
    May
    Riverside Oaks Golf Resort Bungool Course

    Heading out to the wild west, to play a new entry into the Top 100 Golf list, was the fairly new Bungool course at Riverside Oaks Golf Resort. Completed in 2014, this made history becoming Sydney’s first 36 hole club.

  • The 5th tee at Brookwater Golf & Country Club
    3
    May
    Brookwater Golf & Country Club

    The journey was made north to tackle a Top 100 Golf course voted numerous times to be the best in Queensland. A trip through some great natural beauty has been created by Greg Norman and Bob Harrison.

  • The 11th tee at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club
    2
    May
    Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club

    When I first heard of the first Greg Norman and Bob Harrison designed course in the Sydney metro area being built at Stonecutters Ridge, I was excited. After being opened it was obvious this would join the Top 100 Golf list rankings sooner rather than later.

  • The 18th green at Pacific Dunes Golf Club
    23
    Apr
    Pacific Dunes Golf Club

    With my wife away, I decided it a great time to go up the Central Coast of NSW for a father son weekend away, taking in another Top 100 Golf Course at Pacific Dunes Golf Club.

  • The 6th fairway at The National Golf Club Moonah Course
    21
    Apr
    The National Golf Club Moonah Course

    My third round of the April conquest, took me back to The National Golf Club, playing my 75th course (again) of the Top 100 Golf Course list. Oddly enough, my first time reaching 75 was playing the sister Ocean course.

  • The 18th green at Thirteenth Beach Golf Links Creek Course
    15
    Apr
    Thirteenth Beach Golf Links – Creek Course

    The final Top 100 golf course to be played south west of Melbourne was Thirteenth Beach Golf Links Creek course, located on the Bellarine Peninsula. That was my third stop on the April crusade.

  • The 5th green at Barwon Heads Golf Club
    13
    Apr
    Barwon Heads Golf Club

    Travelling down to the Bellarine Peninsula as a part of my April crusade, one Top 100 golf course each weekend, saw a visit to one of the best courses in the area, Barwon Heads Golf Club.

  • The 19th tee at Kooyonga Golf Club
    12
    Apr
    Kooyonga Golf Club

    The final game for my Adelaide trip was to Kooyonga Golf Club. The last of the Top 100 golf courses within Adelaide city I would be playing, was more than I expected.

  • 8th Hole on The Grange Golf Club West Course
    5
    Apr
    The Grange Golf Club West Course

    With my Adelaide golfing experience half over, it was time to take on both the East and West courses at The Grange Golf Club. Only a handful of clubs in the country have two courses or more ranked in the Top 100 Australian Golf course list.

Random Items

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    16
    May
    Aussie Golf Quest Update May 2016

    A new year, a new list for 2016 and a new deadline being set to complete my Aussie Golf Quest to play Australian Golf Digest Top 100 Golf course list.

  • Golf ball with Australian flag print
    21
    Apr
    Playing Top 100 Golf Lists

    As you should be well aware by now, I am on a quest to play Australia’s Top 100 Golf courses. I’m not the first, nor will I be the last. But how many of you are out there doing the same?

  • View of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club
    12
    Apr
    The Masters 2016 Wrap Up

    It’s twenty four hours and recovering from the shock, lets look at The Masters 2016 wrap up. There is no doubt about one thing, the Masters truly does start on the back nine Sunday.

  • Masters week pin flag for Augusta National Golf Club
    9
    Apr
    The Masters 2016 Day 2

    Half way through the Masters 2016 tournament and how eventful it has been already. What have been the highlights so far?

  • The main scoreboard at Augusta National Golf Club
    7
    Apr
    Why the Masters is so Great

    With the lead up to the first major of the year, there are those in the media who like to take a bit of a swipe at The Masters, in particular it’s relevance with the weakest field, but also the par 3 event. So let me elaborate on why the Masters is so great.

  • Multiple story golf driving range
    24
    Feb
    Living with Lessons Part 2

    Last August I set some goals after having a few lessons, to help improve my golf and also enjoyment playing Australia’s Top 100 golf courses. The update, well not as anticipated.

  • Image to show Top 100
    18
    Feb
    Australian Golf Digest 2016 Top 100 List Released

    It’s that time again, where the bi-annual release of Australian Golf Digest Top 100 Golf list is released. I have been extremely excited and nervous the last week, knowing it would be out any day now.