Canberra has an interesting array of golf courses. In fact in the area, there are eleven of them. They also range in design qualities. From the Augusta National like beauty of Royal Canberra, the bushland topography of Federal or the open wetlands of Gungahlin Lakes. All within 30 minute drive of each other. Some are included in Austalian Golf Digest Top 100 courses in the country or they have previously been included in that bracket. Others have held national and amateur state titles. All are quite playable for all standards. All have great conditoning and we ensure that they are at the best when you visit.
Along with being in a city that Lonely Planet once nominated as in the top three cities in the world to visit, you have a great combination for a golf holiday. We have some itineraries below that some of our previous clients have had. It does not necessarily need to be yours. Give us call to look at the course and accommodation options that would be for your group.
The Golf Digest Top 100 Long Weekend Itinerary
Thurs: Arrive in Canberra and head to Royal Canberra. The property contains a 27 hole layout. The Westbourne and Yarralumla nines were recently redesigned by OCCM, the Brindabella nine is predominately a links layout designed by Peter Thomson. You will be allocated the 18 holes to play.
Fri: 18 holes at Federal Golf Club. A picturesque bushland layout set in a valley behind Red Hill and Parliament House.
Sat : Rest day to enjoy the city. This could be visiting our national institutions or our wine regions or just enjoying some of the finest coffee in the world!
Sun: 18 holes at Yowani Country Club, A tight layout set amongst towering pine trees and interceded by lakes sourced from the historically important Sullivan’s Creek.
The Canberra Golf Week Itinerary
Mon: Arrive in Canberra and play 18 holes at Gold Creek Country Club. Gold Creek is an open, lengthy layout designed by Australian great, Bruce Devlin. Recently held the Australian Junior Amateur Championships.
Tues: 18 holes at Federal Golf Club . A picturesque bushland layout set in a valley behind Red Hill and Parliament House. Ranked No.80 in Australian Golf Digest top 100 courses.
Wed: Rest day. Enjoy visiting the national institutions, visit our wineries or enjoy a day out at the races!
Thurs: 18 holes at Royal Canberra. Compared by Arnold Palmer to the beauty of Augusta National. Ranked by Australian Golf Digest as one of top 25 courses in the country.
Fri: 18 holes at Gungahlin Lakes . An open , wetland style layout with a big clubhouse and dining facilities to celebrate the end of a great week!