Overcoming towering sand dunes and greenside danger is all part of the fun at St Andrews Beach.
Located in the famous ‘Cups’ region of the Mornington Peninsula and metres from the thundering surf of Gunnamatta Beach, St Andrews Beach Golf Course has quickly entrenched itself as one of Australia’s finest layouts.
Built on a stunning piece of land and designed by world renowned golf course architect Tom Doak (Barnbougle Dunes, Cape Kidnappers), St Andrews Beach features 18 truly memorable golf holes, rather than just a few signature holes. But the 407-metre par-4 third hole [above] is a particular highlight, featuring a mesmerising greenside setting nestled between intimidating sand dunes. The approach is shorter from the right side of the slightly dog-legged fairway but players flirt with danger from the tee if selecting this line. Alternatively, the deceptively deep green offers an opportunity to hold your approach with a longer club.
No visit to the Mornington Peninsula is complete without a round at the magnificent St Andrews Beach – widely regarded as the region’s best-value golf experience.
How to play
St Andrews Beach welcomes all golfers 7 days a week with green fees from $74. Self-contained accommodation and seasonal specials are available. Call (03) 5988 6000 or visit standrewsbeachgolf.com.au for more.