A Guide to Golf Courses in Perth
Perth is a cosmopolitan city found on the west coast of Australia. The city boasts of a rich golfing history, magnificent golf courses, beautiful sceneries, and a spectacular countryside. It is home to many renowned professional and amateur golfers. The city receives visitors from around the world who visit to enjoy a lifetime golfing experience at its magnificent courses. The weather around Perth is mostly predictable and warm due to its proximity to the coast. We put together the best golf courses and clubs that you are bound to find in the city.
Joondalup Country Club
Ranked as one of the best-golfing courses in Perth, it welcomes visitors across the state. The 27-hole championship course proves a challenge to many golfers. Its design is the work of Robert Trent Jones Jr. The limestone quarry within it and dense bushes accomplish the greens. Joondalup Resort has fantastic hotel and restaurant facilities to take care of your catering. Did you know that its name means a place of shiny waters?
Wembley Golf Complex
The course is less than ten minutes away from Perth city. It boasts a state of the art driving range and two beautiful courses. Each of the courses -Tuart and Old have 18 holes. The wavy landscape makes the greens elusive providing an ultimate challenge. One can book online or view the course’s scheduled activities.
Rottnest Island Golf Course
The 9-hole course presents an ideal environment for golfers and event hosting. The availability of a swampy area, trees, and a lake makes it demanding for golfers. The scenic views here are at their best between May and October. It plays host to four tournaments every year. The course has been in existence for over half a century now. Visit its website to learn more about it.
Lake Karrinyup Golf Course
The course is situated 13 km from central Perth. It has two courses, an 18-hole championship course, and a shorter 9-hole course. The design was done by Alex Russell in 1928. The course has had the privilege of hosting major championship including the Australian Opens and Johnnie Walker classics. Since 2012, it is the hosting ground for the Perth international golf championship. The course had to be redesigned in 2000 due to a fall in ranking as the top 20 best courses in the country. Hopping kangaroos are a major site at the course’s greens.
The Cut Golf Course
Thirty minutes away from Perth, the 180-degree panoramic views over half of the course and a glimpse of the ocean make it all spectacular. The course is similar to other links courses in Scotland and Ireland. It was voted as the best in Australia during the 2008/2009 awards. The course offers a 9 hole or an 18-hole championship experience plus a full-size drive range. Delicacies are served by three restaurants, brasserie, pyramids, and terrace. Local cuisine is served in all the restaurants. Book online for a leisure round or join the numerous events year-round at discounted prices.