Course Architects


Our biennial ranking of the premier courses in the country is once again a celebration of the very best in Australian golf, just as it should be. Yet inside the local golf-club scene exists an intriguing realm of mistakes and maladies that Australian course architects know only too well.

18 Best Holes in Victoria

The Greatest Composite Course on the Planet: 18 Best Holes in Victoria

If you could create the ultimate fantasy course for this year’s Presidents Cup by cherry picking the very best the state of Victoria has to offer, how would it look? We laid down the challenge to some of Australia’s elite players and course designers. Naturally, they didn’t disappoint.

Missing Links

Not So Missing Links

Whether or not a seaside golf course classifies as a true links is often secondary to the experience it provides.

Sunshine Coast Golf

Sunny Disposition

As the weather in the south cools, one popular pocket of Queensland remains perpetually sunny

The Vintage

Full Flavoured

With a golf course as brash and powerful as the man who co-designed it, The Vintage is ripe in all seasons.

Riverside Oaks Resort

Out With The Old, In With The New

The only 36-hole golf resort in Sydney, Riverside Oaks Resort is about to get even better with wholesale changes planned for its iconic Gangurru course.

Ardfin Golf Course

Bob The Builder

When Bob Harrison completes his new design on the breathtaking Scottish Island of Jura, it could be the Aussie architect’s finest work yet.