Queensland is considered one of the best places to play golf in the world and is often referred to as Australia’s golf resort capital.
Here are the Top 10 golf courses in Queensland.
Royal Queensland Golf Club, Eagle Farm
The Royal Queensland Golf Club in the number one golf course in Queensland. While this is a private club, there is limited visitor access available.
It spans 6,443 meters and has a course par of 72.
Course Facilities: Practice facilities, pro shop, club house and members bar and wine cellar.
Brookwater Golf & Country Club, Brookwater
Located in a bushland environment, Brookwater Golf & Country Club is considered one of Australia’s finest golf courses.
Spanning 6,469 metres with a course par of 72, this course designed by Greg Norman utilises the Australian bushland landscapes with natural water features and spectacular rock formations. It is often compared with Augusta National Golf Club.
Course Facilities: Practice facilities, driving range, private golf coaching with golf professionals, pro shop, club house and function rooms.
Hamilton Island Golf Club, Dent Island
Considered one of the most challenging golf courses in the world, Hamilton Island Golf Club was designed by five-time British Open winner, Peter Thomson. It boasts spectacular views of the surrounding Whitsunday Islands and Coral Sea.
Spanning 6,140 metres with a course par of 71, this course is considered a ‘must do’ for novice and professional golfers.
Course Facilities: Clubhouse and pro shop.
Links Hope Island Golf Club, Hope Island
Located on the Gold Coast, the Links Hope Island Golf Club is a traditional links style championship course and was also designed by Peter Thomson. The layout and design of the course often sees it compared to those of Britain and Ireland.
It has a course par of 72.
Course Facilities: Clubhouse, pro shop, putting greens, driving range and chipping green with bunkers.
The Grand Golf Club, Gilston
The Grand Golf Club was designed by Greg Norman and is one of the leading private golf courses in the world.
With a course length of 6,209 metres and a course par of 72, The Grand is said to provide one of the best golfing experiences in an idyllic setting.
Course Facilities: Clubhouse, driving range, practice greens and bunkers, spa, sauna, valet and pro shop.
The Glades Golf Club, Robina
Another Greg Norman designed course; The Glades has the reputation of being one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses. It is considered the perfect pairing of challenging layout and visually stunning surrounds.
The course spans 7,264 metres and has a course par of 72.
Course Facilities: Driving range and pro shop.
Pelican Waters Golf Club, Pelican Waters
The Pelican Waters Golf Club was one of the first courses that Greg Norman designed in his home state of Queensland and is ranked as the number 1 public access course on the Sunshine Coast.
With a challenging golfing terrain, Pelican Waters was designed to rank among the premier courses in the world.
It spans 6,289 metres and has a course par of 72.
Course Facilities: Clubhouse, driving range, practice putting and chipping greens and pro shop.
Maroochy River Golf Club, Bli Bli
Maroochy River Golf Club is a public golf course which has made it to the list of Top 100 Golf Courses in Australia. Considered challenging due to water being a feature of almost every hole, a round of golf affords golfers wonderful view of iconic Mt Coolum.
The course spans 6,334 metres and has a par of 72.
Course Facilities: Pro shop, driving range, practice greens and bunkers, clubhouse and mini golf.
Sanctuary Cove Golf & Country Club – The Pines Course, Sanctuary Cove
The Pines course at Sanctuary Cove Golf & Country Club is a member only course providing what would be considered a world class golfing experience. The Pines is Australia’s only Arnold Palmer signature course and is recognised as one of the best and most challenging golf courses in Australia.
The Pines measures at 6,820 metres and is a par 72 course.
Course Facilities: Driving range, pro shop, chipping and putting greens, three full scale practice holes, restaurant and function rooms.
Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club, Banksia Beach
Located on Bribie Island, Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club, is one of Queensland’s premier golf courses. This championship course is said to challenge professional golfers yet provide an enjoyable experience for social golfers.
Spanning 6,339 metres with a par of 72, this course is considered a ‘must play’ course of South East Queensland.
Course Facilities: Aquatic Driving Range, putting greens, pro shop and club house.
With a warmer climate and cooling ocean breezes it’s no wonder people enjoy playing golf in Queensland. With hundreds of golf courses to choose from, golfers of all abilities are spoilt for choice.