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The Best Gold Coast Golf Courses

The Best Gold Coast Golf Courses

The Gold Coast has just about everything to make a holiday the most perfect one ever – sun, sand and fabulous surf, lots of entertainment, restaurants, clubs and theme parks. We also have some of the best golf courses in Australia, several of which are world class.

Many of our courses have been designed by famous golfing names such as Norman, Palmer, Nicklaus, Graham and Thompson and no visit to the Gold Coast is complete with hitting a ball around one of our fantastic courses. Lots of people visit here, just to play at the best golf courses on the Gold Coast, because we have the best of both worlds - perfect weather and world class courses.

Our golf courses offer a range of standards, from ones that have hosted the biggest names in the sport to courses that are uniquely Australian in character. Have you ever played a round where you had to dodge the local wildlife? Well the Gold Coast offers you some very unique golfing experiences.

The PGA Championship 2014 on the Gold Coast

From 11th-14th December at the home of PGA Championship Golf - the RACV Royal Pines Resort at the Gold Coast, this 27 hole championship course was designed by Graham Marsh. A composite course with 3 x PAR 72, 18 hole combinations, this course is set to challenge the world’s top golfers again this year. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online.

So if you are heading here for the PGA tournament or at any other time of the year, make sure you check out at least one of these top golf courses on the Gold Coast:

  • Gainsborough Greens: About 20 minutes north of the Broadbeach and set in a natural bushland environment at Pimpama, this 18 hole course offers a mix of and easy plays as is suitable for both experienced and novice players – just watch out for the Eastern Grey Kangaroos who like to frequent the course.
  • Lakelands Country Club: Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this 18 hole, PAR 72 championship course, is one of the top golf courses on the Gold Coast and is graced with cascading waterfalls, challenging lakes and sweeping greens.
  • The Glades: A Greg Norman designed course, located at Robina and about 15 minutes south of Broadbeach, this 18 hole, PAR 72 course offers experienced golfers a serious challenge amidst a beautiful setting.
    Links Hope Island Golf Club: Considered as one of the top 10 Australian courses, you can knock a ball around 9 or 18 holes; good for novices, but the 17th challenges most experienced golfers

So if you have a passion for golf, be sure to book your Gold Coast accommodation early, to be sure you don’t miss all the fun and excitement of the PGA Championship Golf Tour.

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