Experience the Triangle Golf Trip with SOPHISTICATED GOLF TOURS. Australia’s Victoria and Tasmanian State offer the dedicated golfers the gems among the crown jewels in the ranking of the world’s best golf courses. Melbourne Sandbelt and Mornington Peninsula, an endless number of championship golf courses lined up here. The best links courses outside the United Kingdom calling for the golfers out on Tasmania. Less than an hour’s flight across Bass Strait away you arrive on King Island. 36 fairways along the rugged coasts were designed here and are second to none. Both golf courses ranked under the best in Australia already one year after their opening.
Australia Victoria Tasmania Golf Group Tour 12 days & 8 rounds of golf
Huntingdale Golf Club
Huntingdale’s premier championship 18 hole “sandbelt” course is home to the Australian Masters and has played host to some of the most famous names in international golf, including Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Ian Baker-Finch, Nick Price and Tiger Woods. The popularity of the Australian Masters has made Huntingdale Golf Club one of the most well recognised Australian golf courses in the world. Long been documented as one of the best courses in Australia it is also the sandbelts youngest, established in its present location in 1941. The course greets players with long par fours, strategic fairway bunkering and large undulating greens.
Parkview Hotel St Kilda Road Melbourne
Set in the heart of Melbourne, this quiet hotel features 206 rooms and offers a spa center, an indoor heated pool and a tennis court. The building was renovated in 2011. Rod Laver Arena, Etihad Stadium and St Kilda Sea Baths along with lakes are set close to the hotel. It is set 1 km from the center of Melbourne renowned for Fawkner Park, Albert Park and Chapel Street. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and a stadium. All air-conditioned guest rooms including Special Single Room, Deluxe Corner Double Room and Deluxe Triple Room come with modern facilities.
Yarra Yarra Golf Club
The architect of this renowned Yarra Yarra Sandbelt course was Alex Russell who, in 1926, formed a partnership with the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie during his visit to Australia. Today, the course remains substantially the same as the original layout and like all great golf courses, has stood the test of time. In Tom Doak’s ‘Confidential Guide’, a review of the architecture of the best courses in the world, the four par 3’s at Yarra Yarra are rated seventh. The superb greens and bunkers are the highlight at Yarra Yarra and as good as many of MacKenzie’s own creations. Typically large, fast and undulating, the greens feature some of the most extreme slopes in Melbourne, while the bunkers are constructed to blend naturally with their surrounds and are intrinsic to the strategy of each hole.
Cape Wickham Golf Course
Cape Wickham golf course is situated on King Island, Tasmania – bang in the middle of Bass Strait – and is set to open in 2015. The unique location obviously lends itself to some spectacular views but the design team have made sure that they optimise the use of the landscape. Sitting alongside Australia’s tallest lighthouse, the course features eight holes that run adjacent to the Bass Strait coastline, with all holes enjoying spectacular views of the ocean.
Island Breeze Motel
The Island Breeze Motel is situated in Currie and offers self-contained luxury accommodation units which are perfect to accommodate every type of traveller, from businessmen, golf enthusiasts and tourists. There’s nothing quite like escape the stresses of the real world and embracing the pure sea air. There are no deadlines, no pressures and absolutely no rush to do anything. So sit back and relax, or go out and explore the beautiful landscape. Whether you’d rather enjoy the local made cheese, relish the crayfish pies, learn about the local history, or embark on an off-road adventure, this is the destination for you.
Ocean Dunes Golf Course
Ocean Dunes King Island is primed to join the list of “must go” golf destinations for the travelling golfer. Unique coastal linksland golf on the majestic west coast of King Island. Ocean Dunes will be a spectacular play-and-stay links development hugging the west coast of King Island, between Victoria and Tasmania, overlooking the Great Southern Ocean. The course itself covers 115 hectares of rolling dunes and ocean views with holes designed to challenge golfers of all levels, including two challenging par threes that require players to hit over the surging ocean.
Barnbougle Dunes Golf Course
The Dunes, Barnbougle’s original course, is a Links Golf Course unlike any other in Australia. Meandering along Tasmania’s dramatic North East coast, it’s where breathtaking scenery and thrilling golf truly come together. The recipient of global accolades, Barnbougle Dunes was designed by U.S Golf visionary Tom Doak and Australian Mike Clayton to channel the traditional links courses of Scotland and Ireland. Golf at the Dunes is a game of strategy, where each shot requires tactical thought and a little creativity can be rewarding.The Dunes is rated #2 Golf Course in Australia by Australian Golf Magazine 2013 and #11 in the World by Golf Digest.
Barnbougle Lost Farm
Stay on-site and enjoy the stunning views of the Lost Farm course and surrounding coastline and hinterland. Lost Farm Lodge provides a stylish accommodation option for those looking to wake up right on course, with each suite only a short stroll to the Lodge Restaurant, Spa, Clubhouse and first tee. Lost Farm Lodge offers two types of luxury accommodation – Single and Double Queen Suites. These open plan, hotel-style rooms provide a choice of views, with the Ocean View Room or the Course View Room looking out across Anderson Bay and the Lost Farm Golf Course, respectively.
Barnbougle Lost Farm Golf Course
Just a short pitching wedge across the river from The Dunes, lies Barnbougle’s second instalment – Farm. Despite their close proximity, Lost Farm is remarkably different to The Dunes. Lost Farm features 20 holes, all of which are playable in any one round, and the course layout tracks along the coast and inland amongst sand dunes that are significantly steeper than those featured at The Dunes. The strategic bunkering and undulating greens combined with wide fairways make for a course that offers an exciting challenge for golfers of all abilities. The course is now positioned firmly as one of the icons in Australia’s golfing crown, rated #3 in Australia by Australian Golf Magazine.
Eagle Ridge Golf Club
Set on the spectacular Mornington Peninsula, an easy drive from Melbourne, you will discover the delightful Eagle Ridge Golf Course. Ranked as one of the Top 25 Public Access Golf Courses in Australia, the course welcomes all golfers and offers memberships (Individual and Corporate) as well as excellent facilities to cater for Corporate Golf Events. Eagle Ridge was also recently honoured by the local tourism industry with an award for the ’Best Hospitality Venue’ on the Mornington Peninsula. These two awards cement Eagle Ridge’s reputation as Victoria’s finest corporate golf venues.
Peppers Moonah Links Resort
The Peppers Moonah Links Resort accommodation has been designed by leading architects to optimise the stunning course-side position and reflect the natural undulating landscape. Featuring natural materials, clean design lines and earthy Australian tones the suites complement the natural beauty of the site and preserve the existing native flora, including the Moonah trees.
Moonah Links Golf Course
In contrast to the Open Course at Moonah, which was purpose built to challenge the modern champion, the Legends Course will be a more friendly golfing experience for players of all ages and abilities. The course is a loop of 18 holes that generally follow the valleys through a variety of landscapes ranging from ancient Moonah woodlands to open links land. The fairways are generous and the putting surfaces gentle, but the bunkering style is bold and wild in appearance.
Day 1: ARRIVAL MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Morning/Afternoon: After Arrival at Melbourne Airport You will pick up your rental car and drive to Parkview St Kilda Hotel ( 30 min)
Accommodation: Guest Room
Evening: Leisure Time in Melbourne.
Day 2: Huntingdale Golf Club
Morning: Play Golf at de Huntingdale Golf Club. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Afternoon: Experience Life on the St Kilda Esplanade
Evening: Leisure Time in Melbourne
Day 3: Yarra Yarra Golf Club
Morning: Play Golf at Yarra Yarra Golf Club. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Afternoon: Shop Local at Melbourne’s Amazing Markets
Evening: Leisure Time in Melbourne
Day 4 : Sightseeing Melbourne
Morning/Afternoon: Melbourne City Tour or Great Ocean Tour
Evening: Leisure Time in Melbourne
Day 5: Cape Wickham King Island
Morning: Charter Flight from Melbourne to King Island Pick up Rental Car
Afternoon: Play Golf at Cape Wickham Golf Club. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Accommodation: Deluxe Room
Evening: Leisure Time at King Island
Day 6: Ocean Dunes King Island
Morning: Play Golf at Ocean Dunes Golf Club. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Afternoon: Charter Flight to Tasmania
Accommodation: Barnbougle Lost Farm Single Queen Suite
Evening: Leisure Time at Barnbougle Lost Farm
Day 7: Barnbougle
Morning: Play Golf at Barnbougle Dunes. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Afternoon/Evening: Leisure Time at Barnbougles Lost Farm
Morning: Play Golf at Lost Farm. Tee Time According to your Wishes
Afternoon: Charter Flight to Melbourne Pick up your Rental car Drive Mornington Peninsula