Golfing in Byron Bay and Surrounds
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Byron Bay Golf Club
Located just 5km from the centre of town, the Byron Bay Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course. Stretching over 120 acres of lush coastal land, the course features a number of spectacular ocean views.
The difficulty of this course depends largely on wind strength and direction. It’s a par 72 course, with immaculately maintained landscaping, and holes running in all directions.
Situated opposite the Byron at Byron Resort and Spa on Broken Head Road, the Byron Bay Golf Club boasts not only a world-class golf course, but also a delightful restaurant with views of the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse.
For further information, visit www.byronbaygolfclub.com.au
Ocean Shores Country Club
The Ocean Shores golf course is located about a 20-minute drive north of Byron Bay. Designed by world-renowned golf course architects Bruce Devlin and Robert von Hagge in 1972, the championship course has 18 holes comprised of six par 3s, six par 4s, and six par 5s. This makes for a truly unique golfing experience.
The course is surrounded by a beautiful coastal environment with native bush flora and natural lakes. Rivers, rolling hills, and mountain ranges make for a picturesque hinterland backdrop. The Ocean Shores Golf Course is one of the most beautiful in the area.
For further information, visit www.oceanshorescc.com.au
Mullumbimby Golf Club
Built in 1956, the Mullumbimby Golf Club is located a short drive from the centre of Mullum, and about a 20 minute drive from Byron Bay. The Mullumbimby golf course is ideal for walking, as it is set on mostly flat land, with a few water hazards.
The course features striking panoramic view of surrounding hinterland: the Koonyum mountain range in the west, and Mt Chincogan in the north. You’ll also catch a glimpse of some of Mullumbimby’s most impressive cattle paddocks and sugar cane fields. Shrubs and trees line the course, and many native birds make themselves at home.
When you’ve finished your game, head up to the clubhouse bar and watch other games unfold.
For further information, visit www.mullumgolf.com.au
Teven Valley Golf Course
Set amidst the scenic Byron Bay/Ballina hinterland is the Tintenbar golf course, nicknamed the ‘Royal Teven’ by locals and regulars. Constructed in the 1970s, this is a serene course with valley views over a lush rainforest.
The 9-hole course is challenging, but has a par 31 layout, making it suitable for all golfers. Take in the sights and sounds of the native wildlife as you play – if you’re lucky you might spot a platypus in the trickling creeks that flow through the course.
Positioned just 10 minutes from Ballina, the Royal Teven welcomes golfers everyday of the year, from 7.30am until sunset.
For further information, visit www.tevenvalleygolfcourse.com.au
Lismore Golf Club
Don’t let the small size of the Lismore Golf Course fool you – it’s one of the best and oldest in the region (the golfing tradition in Lismore dates back to the 1800s). The Lismore Golf Course is located about 45 minutes southwest from Byron Bay.
The Lismore Golf Course is a 9 hole, par 69 course, designed by renowned course architect Eddie Hackett. Hackett embraced the natural features of the environment, creating a unique and beautiful golfing experience. From the 4th tee, the view absolutely breathtaking.
For further information, visit www.lismoregolf.org
Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club
The Tweed Heads Golf Course has it all – a challenging course and excellent, family-friendly entertaining facilities. Located a short drive south of the Gold Coast, and about an hours drive north from Byron Bay, the course and surrounding 101 hectares of land includes a devoted wildlife reserve, with an array of native plants and animals.
Enjoy the classic Australian scenery, or relax with a day or night out with friends and family and the Tweed Head Golf Course.
For further information, visit www.cooltweedgolf.com.au
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