While the Northern Territory only has 13 golf courses, it provides a unique and unforgettable golfing experience.
Here are the top 10 golf courses in the Northern Territory.
Palmerston Golf Club, Palmerston
Palmerston Golf Club is a public, PGA Championship course. Set in tropical surrounds, the course offers a challenge to players of all standards.
Palmerston Golf Club has been home to the Northern Territory PGA Tournament since 2016.
The course measures at 5,992 metres and has a par of 71.
Course facilities: Pro shop, bistro and golf tuition.
Humpty Doo and Rural Area Golf Club, Humpty Doo
Humpty Doo and Rural Area Golf Club is located in a picturesque bush setting. Back in 1984, a group of locals would meet regularly on a Sunday morning to play a round of golf on a 4-hole course constructed on a block of 5 acres. In 1985, this ‘club’ acquired a piece of land for future development as an 18-hole golf course. By October 1986, that small group grew to 155 members. Humpty Doo’s evolution is thanks to the many volunteers that support the
This golf course provides a challenge for all golfers with water hazards, sand bunkers and trees in the middle of the fairways.
This course spans 6,025 metres and has a par of 71.
Course facilities: Clubhouse.
Jabiru Golf Course, Jabiru
Jabiru Golf Course is a 9-hole course located in Kakadu National Park. It is a challenging course with a rich history and its unique location provides an unforgettable day of golf.
Course facilities: Clubhouse
Darwin Golf Club, Marrara
The course at Darwin Golf Club is a picturesque yet challenging championship course and is regarded as one of the best in the Top End.
Established in 1930, Darwin Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the Northern Territory and is located in the heart of Darwin.
The course spans 6,064 metres with a par of 72.
Course facilities: Pro shop, driving range, clubhouse and coaching.
Alice Springs Golf Club, Alice Springs
Alice Springs Golf Club is an 18-hole desert course located in the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges in Australia’s red centre. This course has been labelled the ‘sporting showpiece of the unofficial capital of Central Australia.’ It is considered one of the finest and most charming desert courses.
This course has a reputation of possessing unique charm and has been favourably compared with famous golf courses around Palm Springs, California.
The course measures at 6,196 metres and has a par of 72.
Course facilities: Clubhouse, pro shop, driving range and putting green.
Alyangula Golf Club, Alyangula
Alyangula Golf Club is located in a tropical island setting on the foreshore of Milner Bay. It’s a 9-hole course with a par of 65.
Alyangula Golf Club gets consistently great reviews based on the quality of golf offered and its wonderful location.
Course facilities: Bistro, clubhouse, pro shop and practice facilities.
Gove Golf Club, Nhulunbuy
Gove Golf Club is located on the coast of Northeast Arnhem Land. A picturesque 9-hole golf course, Gove Golf Club was established in 1970.
It spans 6,110 metres and has a course par of 72.
Course facilities: Pro shop and bar.
Gardens Park Golf Links, The Gardens
Gardens Park Golf Links is Darwin’s premier golf course. Located on the fringe of Darwin’s CBD, the course is set amongst lush tropical gardens.
Gardens Park is a 9-hole golf course, measuring at 2,250 metres with a par of 34.
Course facilities: Driving range, mini golf, night golf, pro shop and coaching.
RAAF Darwin Golf Club, Winnelli
The RAAF Darwin Golf Club provides golf facilities for all members of the Australian Defence Force Community and members of the public.
The course measures at 5,435 metres and has a par of 69.
Course facilities: Clubhouse
Katherine Country Club, Katherine
Katherine Country Club has a challenging, meticulously maintained golf course with a par of 72.
Course facilities: Pro shop, lessons and clinics, driving range and clubhouse.
Whether you’re an experienced golfer or just starting out, the Northern territory has a golf course suited to everyone.