After hearing such great things about Flinders Golf Club, we decided to make the journey south. The club is located on the eastern side of Mornington Peninsula, most of the more popular courses are on the western side.
Sorrento Golf Club is located in one of Australia’s great golfing regions, the Mornington Peninsula. With no less than nine courses ranked in the top 100, it is an ideal place to organise a golf getaway.
After reading some good reviews about the Moonah Links Legends Course, Melbourne compatriot James and I went south to the Mornington Peninsula to check it out.
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.
A great course to reach a milestone of 75 courses played out of Australian Golf Digest Top 100 list. The National Ocean course is not the favourite among members, but is a great links style course.
The National Golf Club was first launched during the Australian Masters tournament at Huntingdale Golf Club in 1985 as an equity shareholding. It was the first new club in Melbourne in 60 years.
In an effort to get my quest to play Australia’s top 100 golf courses on track again, playing Portsea Golf Club, one of the oldest in the region, worked well with a weekend trip away which had been planned to the Mornington Peninsula.
RACV Cape Schanck designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, is a great public access course in the Mornington Peninsula. One of my favourite courses in Australia was right next door, The National Golf Club Old Course, by the same designer.
The Dunes Golf Links is located on the Mornington Peninsula. One of the many great courses in the ‘Cups’ region, this is a true style links course, built over sandy dunes.
Catching up with my Melbourne compatriot James, we decided to head down south to the Mornington Peninsula and play the second course at Moonah Links, the Open Course. We had been down in September to play the Legends Course and had been extremely impressed with the layout.
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