Golf

Highlights

Golf with a view

Sydney is the place for golf with spectacular scenery, from ocean panoramas to enchanting bushland, par for the course. You’ll be hard pressed to find natural settings more idyllic than those found around this beautiful harbour city. And the fairways and greens are splendid, too.

  • Emirates Australian Gold Open, Australian Golf Club
  • Emirates Australian Gold Open, Australian Golf Club

Tee off in Sydney

Sydney is the perfect destination for a golfing getaway, with its fresh air and sunshine. And you don’t need to journey too far from the city centre to tee off. Moore Park Golf Course is an 18-hole course in Centennial Parklands and home to the Sydney Golf Academy. Nearby is Eastlake Golf Course, near Sydney Airport, and it enjoys scenic views of the city skyline.

Combine a visit to iconic Bondi Beach with a challenging nine holes overlooking the ocean at Bondi Golf Club. In the south-east are some of the city’s best courses, with views to match. Bonnie Doon Golf Club is one of the oldest in Australia, and features gorgeous undulating greens and elevated tees with city views. Randwick Golf Club, at Malabar, is open to the public most days and overlooks the sea. And St Michael’s Golf Club and The Coast Golf Club are both highly regarded, and overlook Botany Bay. On Sydney's Northern Beaches you’ll find Long Reef Golf Club.

New South Wales Golf Club, Sydney

Golfing great Peter Thomson, who won the British Open five times, has described Long Reef and its dramatic coastal views, as 'the best site of any golf course in Sydney'. It's not hard to see why, with marvellous views all the way from Manly to the south and Central Coast to the north. Nearby, Palm Beach Golf Course sits between the sparkling waters of Pittwater and Palm Beach and its nine holes are a championship-level layout.

Want to play at an exclusive club? Tours are available. LuxGolf and Platinum Pro Golf Tours offer tailored, personal tours to top courses, with access to the most exclusive clubs. Or if you’re in the city and haven’t got time to get out on the green, try Golf in the City, which has six state-of-the-art golf simulators.

Golf in New South Wales

Belmont Golf Club

You’ll find some excellent golf courses just a few hours' drive from Sydney. Play a round of golf with vineyard views in the Hunter Valley, which boasts several championship courses with excellent food, wine and luxury accommodation.

The Katoomba Golf Club and the Leura Golf Club in the Blue Mountains meanwhile provide a great day on the green combined with breathtaking scenery. Or head south to Gerringong Golf Club, for a game of golf on the vibrant green cliffs overlooking the sea in the South Coast.

There are also some excellent golfing experiences to be had upon the beautiful landscape of the Murray River's golf courses. Enjoy a meal by the water on one of the celebrated courses after you've tested your skills on the green. 

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