With over 90 golf courses in the Melbourne area there are plenty of options for golfers of all skill levels. We have taken a look at countless courses and each of the five listed below are on Australias top 100 list and each offers social play for under $60 per round.
The Croydon Golf Club was established in 1925, and was relocated in 2008 with a new design featuring 27 holes by Ross Watson. Located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne Yering Meadows offers sweeping views of the Yarra Valley wine country. Social players and visitors are welcome 7 days a week.
Wide open fairways will greet you on this historic course. Designed to challenge golfers of all skill levels Eynesbury Golf Club welcomes visitors 7 days a week with the only restrictions being before 9:30 am on Saturdays. Three holes offer intense running water hazards for those willing to risk it all, however, safer options to get through the water are always available. Book tee times online with a partner and enjoy cart rental included in the green fee of just $55 each.
The Ranfurlie course at Amstel Golf Club is a private course that invites visitors to play Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon, Friday, and Sunday. Ranfurlie offers a different type of course from Melbourne's sandbelt courses. Here you will experience an inland links style course, with far fewer trees and deep grassy rough bunkers. Only half an hour from MelbourneâÂÂs CBD you will feel like you have been transported from the city out to the country.
According to Golf Australia Port Fairy golf is âÂÂthe best value golf in the world - without question.âÂÂ With green fees of only $40 and ranked number 34 in AustraliaâÂÂs top 50 courses alongside only two other courses in Victoria, Port Fairy should be on any avid golfers âÂÂmust golfâÂÂ list. This course is a lovely day trip from Melbourne, with a location 290 km south of the city take the scenic route along The Great Ocean Road to enjoy the breathtaking landscape before your golfing adventure.
The highest ranking golf course on our list at number 30 is another day trip from Sydney. Travel inland three hours to Horsham Golf Club. This club was devastated by the bushfires in 2009 and has consistently rebuilt itself since. This club is a superb place to hold conferences and functions. The food is phenomenal, the course is challenging, and the grounds are lovely.
Best rounds of golf in Melbourne for under $60 at courses that are all on AustraliaâÂÂs top 50. Courses for all skill levels, and breathtaking landscapes to entertain the more social golfer.