The Best Public Golf Course in Metropolitan Melbourne:
Yarra Bend Golf Course
The 18 Hole Yarra Bend Golf Course is a picturesque public access course, located just 10 minutes outside of Melbourne CBD.
Known as one of Melbourne's most popular golf destinations, golfers of all abilities love the parkland feel and beautifully maintained course. For years golf punditshave touted Yarra Bend Golf Course as one of Melbourne's bestpublic golf courses. In recent years, expert design team Ogilvy Clayton Cocking Mead have improved the course layout, and provided the strategic plan for further course upgrades, which will occur over the course of the next couple of years.
Whilst Yarra Bend Golf Course is set outside the famous Melbourne sand belt region, the avid golfer (who has played some of Melbourne's premiere private golf courses), will recognise familiar sand belt course design features. This similarity is due to the course architect of Yarra Bend Golf course, also being instrumental in the design of perhaps Australia’s best golf course, Royal Melbourne Golf Club.
For those Melbourne golfers who have not been to Yarra Bend in recent years, we encourage you to come back and play a round of golf. We are sure you will be pleased with the condition of the course and the design upgrades.
As tee times are booked out quickly, we respectfully encourage all customers to book online or by calling the pro shop (03) 9481 3729
Flat rate for 18 hole or 9 holes - 45.00 Junior - 14.00 Twilight (after 5pm) - 25.00 Junior Twilight - free Early Bird Back 9 - 26.50
Early bird rate applies to first two hours on the weekends/public holidays only.
9 holes: 30.00 (Carts must be booked in advance and are subject to course condition) Pull Buggy
10.00 (price includes 5.00 refundable deposit) Club hire
Standard set:35.00 // Premium Titleist Set: 65.00
Please take note of the following: *All online bookings must be paid upfront *All weekend and public holiday bookings require a payment at least 72 hours in advance *Any prepaid cancellations outside of 24 hours notice will be issued a full credit to be used within 60 days. *Prepaid cancellations within 24 hours notice will only be offered a credit only in inclement weather at management's discretion. *The online discount is exclusive to online bookings only, the walk-in green fee price will otherwise apply.
Yarra Bend Golf Course - In The Press
Yarra Bend was recently featured in Australian Golf Digest's article, '40 Great Courses For $50 Or Less'
"An urban sanctuary in the heart of Melbourne, Yarra Bend is best known as a high-calibre coaching venue home to an array of star teachers, but it also has an 18-hole par-70 layout within view of the city skyline and Yarra River."
To read the full article on Australian Golf Digest Click Here
Golf Australia recently included Yarra Bend Golf in their article titled, 'Australia's Top Public Golf Course Experiences'
"The Yarra Bend golf complex is located within 5km of the Melbourne CBD and offers an excellent 18-hole public course, state-of-the-art driving range, adventure golf facility, cafe and heritage-listed clubhouse..."
To read the full article on Golf Australia Click Here
Inside Golf On the Success of Yarra Bend Golf , 'Good News, Golf Is In Better Shape Than We Think!'
"Case in point is Melbourne’s Yarra Bend Golf Course. If you haven’t been there lately, do yourself a favour and check it out. It will open your eyes. It is a shining example of just how strong and popular our game still is."
To read the full article on Inside Golf Click Here