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The Course

Midway between Inverloch and Leongatha and set in magnificent natural bush, Leongatha Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole all weather course designed by H. Vernon Morcom, who with his brother were the course architects for many of Australia’s top courses. Rated in the top 100 public access courses in Australia, the 18 holes are varied and challenging. No matter the number of players on the course, it retains a sense of quiet seclusion.

Wide santa-ana couch fairways provide excellent all year playing conditions and are flanked with magnificent trees rising from the natural surrounds that supports a variety of local flora and fauna.

Following are images and some advice on how to play our course.  We hope you enjoy your experience.

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Hole 1

Par 4 - Mens 370m Ladies 346m A wide fairway greets players on this challenging opening hole.  The uphill approach to this elevated green is protected by a bunker on the right a...
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Hole 2

Par 4 - Mens 321m Ladies 309m A semi-blind tee shot is up next.  A conservative approach to this hole will yield a good result.  The tee shot dog legs right.  A 200 metre tee sh...
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Hole 3

Mens - 295m Par 4 Ladies - 280m Par 4 Longer hitters can try to reach the green on this short downhill par 4.  The green is a shaped like an hourglass with a narrow approach.  T...
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Hole 4

Mens - 175m Par 3 Ladies - 156m Par 3 This uphill par 3 plays at least one club longer.  A strong hole where par is well earned.
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Hole 5

Mens - 305m Par 4 Ladies - 296m Par 4 Another short dog leg, this time right to left, that rewards a patient approach.  A tee shot between 150 and 180 metres will leave a short ...
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Hole 6

Mens - 475m Par 5 Ladies - 406m Par 5 (Pictured) This uphill par 5 will test most golfers.  The green can only be reached in two by the biggest of hitters.  The smarter play is ...
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Hole 7

Mens - 186m Par 3 Ladies - 152m Par 3 Another long par 3.  This green can be extremely fast from behind the hole.  Better being a little short than long.
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Hole 8

Mens - 316m Par 4 Ladies - 297m Par 4 (Pictured) A blind tee shot on a straightaway hole.  The green is protected by a bunker on the left and then it slopes away on the right re...
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Hole 9

Mens - 411m Par 4 Ladies - 397m Par 5 The 9th hole is the first part of what makes up a tough stretch of holes.  This long par 4 doglegs to the left.  The south-westerly trade w...
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Hole 10

Mens - 386m Par 4 Ladies - 298m Par 4 A straightaway par 4 that requires two quality shots to hit the green.
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Hole 11

Mens - 421m Par 4 Ladies - 414m Par 5 The hardest hole on the course.  The drive suits a fade from the tee to compensate for the downhill right to left fairway.  If the drive is...
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Hole 12

Mens - 362m Par 4 Ladies - 353m Par 4 A medium length par 4 plays a bit longer due to the dogleg right and being slightly uphill.
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Hole 13

Mens - 312m Par 4 Ladies - 300m Par 4 This is a shorter length dogleg to the right.  A bunker protects the right side of the fairway.  If you decide to take on the bunker then c...
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Hole 14

Mens - 137m Par 4 Ladies - 121m Par 4 A short par 3 that’s protected by a large bunker to the right.  The front left section of the green slopes away and your ball can run off t...
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Hole 15

Mens - 356m Par 4 Ladies - 296m Par 4 A medium length par 4 dogleg to the right.  This green is protected by a bunker left and a steep bank to the right.
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Hole 16

Mens - 146m Par 3 Ladies - 133m Par 3 This downhill par 3 is surrounded by beautiful natural bush.  This plays a club less than normal.  Beware of the steep slopes fronting the ...
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Hole 17

Mens - 341m Par 4 Ladies - 270m Par 4 A fade from the tee suits this dogleg right par 4.  This green is protected by a bunker to the right.
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Hole 18

Mens - 479m Par 5 Ladies - 414m Par 5 This Par 5 finishing hole will leave a decision for the long hitter on their second shot.  The tee shot is straightaway.  However the hole ...
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