Melbourne, capital of Victoria is perhaps best known for its fine parks and gardens, gracious tree-lined streets, historic bluestone buildings and international restaurants and high fashion and the famous south-east sandbelt corridor – making golfing a must. Melbourne is also home to some of Australia’s most famous sporting events including the Melbourne Cup – an annual horserace, the Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Tennis Australian Open.
|Day 1||Arrive in Melbourne|
|Day 2||Play Huntingdale Golf Club, Victoria Golf Club, Kingston Heath Golf Club or Yarra Yarra Golf Club.|
|Day 3||Play Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Peninsula Golf Club, Metropolitan Golf Club or Commonwealth Golf Club|
|Day 4||Travel to the Mornington Peninsula. Play The National Golf Club.|
|Day 5||Return to Melbourne and play an additional round at one of the Sandbelt courses or Woodlands Golf Course.|
- Royal Melbourne Golf Course (ranked #13 World Top 100 and #1 in Australia)
- Kingston Heath Golf Course (ranked # 27 World Top 100 and #2 in Australia)
- Yarra Yarra Golf Course (ranked #34 Australia)
- Metropolitain Golf Course (ranked # 10 Australia)
- Victoria Golf Course (ranked #9 in Australia)
- Commonwealth Golf Course (ranked #31 Australia)
- Huntingdale Golf Course (ranked #38 Australia)
- Peninsula Golf Course (ranked #30 in Australia
- Woodlands Golf Course (ranked #19 in Australia)
Additional Leisure options
Explore the beautiful city of Melbourne, well known for its friendly people, cultural creativity, sophisticated dining, hidden laneway bars, shopping and nightlife .
Dine at one of Melbourne finest restaurants – such as Grossi Florentino, Vue du Monde, Jacques Raymond or The Press club — or explore the city’s hive of laneways bustling with activity and creativity, both day and night. Wander down alleys covered in stencil work, lightboxes, graffiti and sculptures to find hidden bars, hole-in-the-wall cafes and boutiques. Visit galleries and specialty stores, and sample tasty delights everywhere from upscale eateries down to a quick-bite lunch bars.
Named ‘Best Sports City’ in the world at the SportBusiness Sports Event Management Awards in London, Melbourne is home to the Australian Open Tennis Championships, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Australian Rules Football Grand Final and Australia’s most famous horse race, the Melbourne Cup. It’s also the only city outside the United States to have twice hosted The Presidents Cup.
For a unique and truly Melbourne sporting experience, head to the MCG or Etihad Stadium to watch an AFL (Australian Football League) game. Also known as ‘Aussie Rules’, the popularity of the game in Victoria often approaches obsession and is the sport of choice all through winter. So rug up and revel in the excitement of one of the city’s favourite pastimes.
Experience the beautiful beaches of the Mornington Peninsula and take a leisurely lunch in Portsea or Sorrento, Victoria’s equivilent of The Hamptons.