OCEAN SHORES was designed by Bruce Devlin and Robert von Hagge in 1972. The course has many unique features the foremost being the enormous greens – 13,000 square metres with the 5th green alone accounting for 1100 square metres. The eighteen hole championship layout comprises of six par 3’s, six par 4’s & six par 5’s with the longest being 556 metres. The lush fairways and pristine greens set against a background of bushland and sparkling lakes makes it one of the most spectacular golf courses in Australia.
BURLEIGH GOLF CLUB is centrally located in Miami, in the heart of the Gold Coast and invites Tour Groups to experience the Championship golf course, first class practice and clubhouse facilities. The stunning par 71 golf course offers a challenging 18 hole layout and combines tree lined meandering fairways with naturally landscaped greens. Established native surrounds provide the perfect backdrop, offering a rewarding and diverse golfing experience for players of all standards.
PARKWOOD INTERNATIONAL GOLF COURSE mixes the best of a traditional Australian golf course, with the Gold Coast Resort style still in mind. Set in naturally undulating bushland, the 18 hole, par 72 course combines established eucalyptus trees alongside imported palm trees. A series of lakes and ponds along its 6043 metre championship layout come in to play on many holes and provide a fitting challenge for players of all levels.
COOLANGATTA TWEED is located beside the majestic Tweed River. The club offers two 18 hole championship courses and a magnificent clubhouse. The River Course requires power and accuracy. There are beautiful tree-lined fairways adjacent to the Tweed River with some played through rainforest. The 18th hole has been the scene of thrilling moments in major tournaments including the Queensland Open.
EMERALD LAKES GOLF CLUB strives to provide a premier golf experience at a reasonable price. The Graham Marsh designed, par 72 championship golf course, offers generous greens, wide fairways and a multitude of pristine lakes. The 5807 metre championship layout has the ability to challenge golfers of all levels. Emerald Lakes Golf Club also offers floodlit night golf on its par 36 back nine, allowing golfers to play up until 9.30pm, 7 days a week.
PALM MEADOWS GOLF COURSE has over 20 years of history in providing golfing experiences that are second to none. Designed by leading Australian golfer Graham Marsh, the course offers many challenges with water in play on 14 of the holes along with 82 sand bunkers. The infamous signature par 5 – 18th hole has been recognised by American Golf Digest as one of the world’s top 500 Golf Holes. Palm Meadows is available for play all year round, even after heavy rainfall due to the extensive drainage system and 11kms of strategically positioned cart path.
PALMER GOLD COAST is set on 65 hectares of undulating woodland and hills. Palmer Gold Coast is one of the most stunning golf courses on the Gold Coast. For many years golfers throughout the world have been enjoying great golf at Palmer Gold Coast. Quotes such as ‘the best course I’ve played’ and ‘excellent thinking course’ abound in testimonials written by welcomed visitors and locals alike.
PALMER COLONIAL is nestled only ten minutes from Surfers Paradise and have some of the most inviting holes of championship golf on the Gold Coast. Palmer Colonial is a haven of tranquility and home to a myriad of flora and fauna that inhabit its waterways. The par 72 resort layout carves its way through 39 hectares of towering gums, picturesque lakes and meandering waterways and has become renowned as a beautifully groomed course with lush fairways and meticulously manicured greens.
HOPE ISLAND is a renowned resort course, since opening its doors in 1993 the club has been consistently ranked in Australia’s top ten resort courses. Set in a 360 ha residential resort community, the par 72 course measure approximately 6,500 metres off the championship tees. Designed by five times British Open winner Peter Thomson and design partner Mike Wolveridge following the natural contours of the land. Careful strategic thinking must be employed around the natural and man-made hazards and 128 challenging pot style bunkers.
BROOKWATER GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB has again confirmed its position for the seventh consecutive year as Queensland’s No. 1 public access course in the biannual rankings following the release of 2012 Golf Australia magazine’s Top 100 courses. This spectacular Greg Norman-designed masterpiece presents itself as a feast for the eyes and the ultimate test of golf. The centre piece of the community, Brookwater is the first championship calibre golf course to be built in the Brisbane environs in nearly 30 years. The ambitious design weaves up and down rolling terrain encompassing two nine-hole loops and an overall distance of 6,505 metres.
LAKELANDS Experience the knowledge and excellence that the world’s finest ever golfer, winner of eighteen majors, brings to golf course design on the Gold Coast. The Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus has designed over 150 golf courses on five continents.Constantly ranked among the very best in the world, his golf courses have played host to well over 200 professional tournaments. It took Jack twenty-five years to find the perfect location for his first signature Golf Course here on the Gold Coast, Australia. Consistently rated as one of the top 100 Australian courses come and experience Lakelands today, it’s your Gold Coast golf destination.
THE GLADES GOLF CLUB boasts the reputation as one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses. Designed by champion Australian golfing icon, Greg Norman, the course is typical of his trademark aggressive layouts offering golfers a challenging round of golf within visually stunning surrounds.
ROYAL PINES RESORT is a 27 hole composite golf course and state-of-the-art driving range, RACV Royal Pines Resort offers the best in world-class golfing for both the amateur and serious golfer. The Eastern 18 holes was originally designed by Tomojiro Maruyama, a Japanese golf course architect with the new 9 hole course on the western side of the Resort designed by Graham Marsh opened in 2004. The course is ranked in the top 60 public courses in Australia. It is proud home to the RACV Australian Ladies Masters on the Gold Coast
ARUNDEL HILLS GOLF CLUB is a private course with an exceptional course layout. It is designed to challenge the best or to be played as hard or relaxed as individual players choose. The great Australian champion, Norman Von Nida, pronounced the course as the best in Australia, describing it as “perfect… perfect tees, perfect fairways, greens shaped & manicured to perfection.
SANCTUARY COVE, THE PINES is the only Arnold Palmer Signature golf course in Australia and is rated as one of the nation’s most challenging courses. “When I think of great golf in Australia, I think of The Pines at Sanctuary Cove, a true test of the game.” Adam Scott. Carved through 101 hectares of established pine forest the course features corridor approaches to several holes with lakes guarding others.
SANCTUARY COVE, THE PALMS has recently returned more challenging and magnificent than ever. Strategic plays are what will win you the game, with the course surrounded by bunkers and lakes. The new course bears little resemblance to its old self with a lot of variety to keep it interesting and great fun to play. There are many standout holes on the newly designed Palms, in particular the 17th and 18th are spectacular finishing holes, leaving golfers with a lasting impression of one of Australia’s finest courses. Little wonder designer Ross Watson believes The Palms will become one of the top 100 courses in Australia.