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About the Golf Course

Ranked inside Australia’s top 25 golf courses, Glenelg Golf Club offers a true world class challenge and is recognised as one of Australia’s premier golfing facilities. Strategic design elements and impeccable turf quality provide a memorable challenge for all players.

Course Facts

Location

Adelaide, South Australia

Course Rankings

25th – Golf Australia Magazine Top 100 (January 2016)

39th – Australian Golf Digest Top 100 (March 2016)

80/100 – The Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses (2012)

Course Architect

1998 – Crafter + Mogford Golf Strategies
(Neil Crafter, in association with Bob Tuohy)

1948 – Vern Morcom

1927 – Herbert ‘Cargie’ Rymill

Property Size

49 hectares

Bunkers

Total: 93

Style: Revetted Edge

Turf Varieties

Tees & Fairways: Santa Ana Couch

Greens: Bent

Rough: Mixture of native couch & fescue varieties

Men’s Course Ratings

Black: 74 / Par 71 / Slope 139

Blue: 73 / Par 71 / Slope 138

White: 72 / Par 71 / Slope 134

Green: 68 / Par 71 / Slope 128

Women’s Course Ratings

Yellow: 76 / Par 72 / Slope 139

Red: 76 / Par 74 / Slope 139

Green: 74 / Par 72 / Slope 132

 Measurements

Men’s Championship: 6234m / 6817y

Men’s Members: 6026m / 6590y

Women’s Championship: 5550m / 6070y

Women’s Members: 5510m / 6026y

 Course Records

Men: 64 – Brett Drewitt (2012) / Simon Viitakangas (2014)

Women: 65 – Minjee Lee (2013)

Course Features

  • 49 hectares, 93 bunkers, 12 seasonal wetland areas
  • Strategic design elements on every hole
  • Superior conditioning of the course resulting in firm, fast rolling fairways
  • Architects have utilised the topography of the site to place a premium on a golfers shot making ability
  • Sustainable design and management, utilising 100% recycled water, replenishing the underground aquifer and natural wetlands
  • Restoration of original land forms and characteristics of the site to recreate part of the former coast line
  • Our 1.4 hectare wetlands system is home to more than 50,000 native plants
  • An ongoing revegetation program identifying areas for extensive native and selected pine tree plantings
  • Revetted edge bunkering, unique to South Australia, has a stunning visual impact on the golf course
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2017 ABIA AWARD

BEST CLUB RECEPTION VENUE IN AUSTRALIA


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2015 & 2016 BEST CLUB DINING


 

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