Ballina Golf Course, Byron Bay
Ballina Golf Course is an 18 hole championship course situated in Ballina, just a short drive south of Byron Bay. The attractive, so-called “garden course” is easily walkable and features lush fairways, 328 greens, bunkers and benefits from shade provided by many trees. The course is 6052 metres in length and is a par 72 – the length of the longest hole is 488 metres. The Pro shop is well stocked with a range of golfing merchandise, and the two resident Pros are there to help with expert advice. Visitors can hire clubs, bags and buggies, as well as motorised carts here, too. The ‘Asian Green’ restaurant at the clubhouse welcomes guests to enjoy a relaxing meal or a drink. Tel. +02 6686 0144.
Byron Bay Golf Club
Byron bay Golf Club is located on Broken Head Road, which is just south of Byron Bay centre and is near the most easterly point in Australia. This challenging 18 hole par 72 golf course is set within 120 acres of coastline, and features trees, water and brisk winds, as well as offering spectacular views over the sea and lighthouse at various holes. Home to the Australian PGA Seniors Championship, the signature hole is the 4th, a par 5 – measuring 538 metres from the white tees. The green is overlooked by the clubhouse. There is a pro shop, golf equipment rental, coaching facilities and restaurant at the club. The course is open seven days a week Tel + 02 6685 6977.
Ocean Shores Golf Club, Byron Bay
Ocean Shores Golf Club features an 18 hole course with six par 3’s, six par 4’s and six par 5’s. Featuring lush green fairways are interspersed with lakes and bush land, making the layout one of the most attractive in South Australia. The golf course is located just north of Brunswick Heads, around 15 minutes from Bryon Bay. Motorised carts are available bookable at the Pro Shop, as well as golf equipment hire, and lessons with a professional can be organised. Golf social play days as well as golf visitor packages are available, and guests are welcome to enjoy facilities on offer at the country clubhouse. Open 7 days a week. Tel 02 6680 1721