Perth's clear blue skies, wide open spaces and variety of scenic
landscapes are ideal for creating spectacular golf courses and
stunning golfing holiday experiences.
Few cities in the world come close to the
quality and variety of courses available in
Perth and surrounds. Golfers are spoilt for
choice, from world-renowned resort courses
to lush public layouts available for very
reasonable rates. A temperate climate with
plenty of sunny days means its perfect for
teeing off just about all year round.
Check out some of Perth's stand out golf courses you might like to try:
Wembley Golf Complex
Just 8 minutes from the CBD, the Wembley Golf Complex, offers two great courses and a brand new state of the art driving range situated amongst a beautiful bushland setting. 36 tree lined holes on undulating terrain challenge all golfers and each of the 18 hole courses has different characteristics and attractions. Find out more
Canning Vale Country Club
Offering a par three course suitable for a short game and beginners and surrounded by a beautiful lake and water features, it’s a peaceful oasis in the heart of the Canning Vale business district. After your game, enjoy a drink in the licensed bar, lounge or patio area, and with swimming pool, squash court and paintball centre (WASP Paintball), the Club has something for everyone.
Joondalup Country Club
Not many golf courses in the world offer the
dramatic contrasts, the scenic beauty and the
sheer golfing challenge of Joondalup
Country Club's 27 hole championship golf
course. Designed by the internationally
renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr, the course
presents a tough, uncompromising lay-out,
featuring great variation in setting and style.
This spectacular golf course sweeps across
dense bush land, cuts through steep
limestone quarries and skirts picturesque
lakes, to present surprises and challenges at
almost every turn. One minute you
are playing an approach shot beneath a
30-metre limestone cliff, the next you
are adapting to the fresh ocean breeze on an
undulating links style fairway.
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The Links Kennedy Bay
Recently rated the #1 Golf Course in Western Australia and Australia's #2 Public Access Course by both the 2007/2008 Golf Course Guide and the 2007 Golf Australia Magazine, The Links Kennedy Bay south of Perth is a course that will challenge and delight golfers.
Kennedy Bay is a links style course situated amidst undulating sand dunes and natural bushland with a magnificent vista over the Indian Ocean. Links style courses originated in Scotland at St. Andrews, the birth place of golf as we know it. Links courses are characterised by an exposed coastal location, undulating greens, pot style bunkers and heath vegetation. This combination of terrain and coastal weather offers golfers an irresistible challenge of skill. Find out more
Secret Harbour Golf Links
Crafted into the spectacular ocean side landscape, this unique course boasts 18 superbly designed holes. Experience a traditional Scottish links course with small pot bunkers and rolling fairways situated amid natural sand dunes and beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
Course designer Graham Marsh has crafted the course allowing the average golfer to find it enjoyable and the golf professional, a challenge. Each hole presents several tee options depending on wind conditions and the player's ability.
Secret Harbour has already been recognised and highly praised by three of the world's greatest golfers, Lee Trevino, Gary Player and Graham Marsh. It is also consistently ranked in the top 10 courses to play for under $50 in Australia. Find out more
The Cut Golf Course
Located 50 minutes south of Perth, The Cut is a test of another type. The true Links layout is an examination of a dune landscape, coastal winds and the challenger's imagination.
The Cut provides an opportunity to experience golf in its original environment. Immaculate in its presentation, the playing surfaces are second to none. Lush fairways, pure greens and multiple teeing positions, present an opportunity for players of all ability to truly test their game. Find out more
Meadow Springs Golf and Country Club
Offering "golf as nature intended" and designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr, the course presents a highly regarded test for players of all levels, but is also renowned for its playability.
Few holes run parallel and all are surrounded by bushland. Other players are often out of view, enhancing the sensation that you are alone in the wilderness. Its excellent drainage makes Meadow Springs one of the best all-weather courses in the country. Find out more
Rottnest Island Golf Course
The Rottnest Island nine hole public golf course is the ideal venue for social, corporate and family groups to enjoy a special day out, or enhance their Island experience. The unique setting is at it's picturesque best between the months of May and October.
Elevated tees, a swamp and a lake make it a challenging experience for lovers of the game. The Rottnest Island Golf Club is still vibrant in it's 51st year, and stages four tournament weekends in the year. Find out more
The Vines Resort & Country Club
Continually rated as one of Australia's best
golf resorts, The Vines Resort & Country Club
offers two equally challenging 18 hole
courses that are surrounded by native bush
with abundant wildlife, lush manicured
gardens and the magnificent Swan Valley
With lush bent grass greens - among the
largest in the country - unique bunkering and
a beautiful natural layout, you will be tested
on every hole.
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Ellenbrook and The Lakes Golf Courses
Together these layouts have hosted some of the world's golfing
greats including Norman, Player, Els, Langer,
Daly, Sorenstam & Campbell during the
Heineken Classic 1993 - 2001 & Johnnie
Walker Classic 2006 & the LPGA Lexus Cup
2007 plus the recent Johnnie Walker Classic
in February 2009 & 2010.
Find out more
Araluen Golf Course
is located 40kms south-east of the city in the beautiful hills of Roleystone. This challenging 18 holes of championship golf was designed by Roger Mackay and Michael Coate and is bordered by state forest and the Canning River.
Large undulating greens, testing changes of elevation, strategically placed water hazards and bunkers and wide impeccably manicured fairways, all contribute to the unique character of this special course - truly one of nature's most picturesque playing fields. Find out more
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