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Jan 17, 2023

Long Awaited Project Begins on Kangaroo Island

Destination golfers have been looking forward to this moment for years. The Cliffs - hailed as a world-class bucket-list course and the latest design from Darius Oliver - has finally...

Jul 19, 2022

Construction Update on Tassie's Next Gem

The amount of excitement around golf in Australia is palatable. This country loves its golf and recognizes it is one of the few places left in the world which has...

Jul 05, 2022

Vaccination Proof No Longer Required to Fly to Australia

Australia continues to make it easier to travel for the 22/23 season. As of today the restrictions pertaining to vaccination status from CV19 has been waived:

Passengers traveling to Australia will...
Jun 28, 2022

10 Courses in Australia in the Top 100

Golf Digest recently released its latest "Top 100" courses in the world (outside the USA) and we were happy to see a number of Australian and New Zealand courses make...

Dec 07, 2021

World-Class Golf on Kangaroo Island

When it’s all said and done Sam Atkins, the developer of The Cliffs, Kangaroo Island ( will have quite a story to tell. For many years the dream of a...

Oct 08, 2021

Australia Represented Well in Top Course Ranking List

We recently posted at Best of New Zealand Golf how great it was to see such a small country finally beginning to receive recognition as a top golfing destination. New...

Sep 15, 2021

Golf Supported In Tasmania From the Top

For Americans taking their first trip to Australia there are aspects of the country which can be confusing or opposite to our own experience. A few of the differences you...

Aug 02, 2021

Update- The Australian Border and Covid-19 (August 2021)

Our team at Best of Australia Golf wants to provide to you the best possible golfing vacation to Australia and the South Pacific. We remain as up to date as...

Jul 12, 2021

Bougle Run

Ok. That's it. We are officially tired of reading about news pertaining to closed borders and snap lockdowns in Australia due to Covid. So how about some good news?


Feb 03, 2021

Seven Mile Beach Golf Course Starts Construction in 2021

Golf in Tasmania

Golf in Tasmania was first recorded to have been played (and thus likely to have been enjoyed many years prior) in the 1850s. Scottish immigrants (read: convicts...

Feb 01, 2021

7 Mile Beach Golf Course Development Announced

It wasn’t long ago that the best land for golf was thought to have been either discovered or already accounted for. Improvements in earth moving equipment lowered the cost to...

Dec 16, 2020

Australian Golf Improves with Recent Renovations

The Covid-19 pandemic has prevented international visitors to Australia since early 2020. And while the borders to the country are closed, the state of its golf is looking brighter! The...

Dec 07, 2020

Sandringham Completes Redesign

Sandringham Golf Club, a public golf course originally built in 1937 and located directly next to Royal Melbourne, has been completely redesigned and is now open for play! This is...

Feb 13, 2020

Cape Wickham with Riggs from Barstool

In tandem with the President's Cup 2019 (held at Royal Melbourne) we helped a few clients with trips to visit some of the courses in Australia.

The video below...

Nov 20, 2019

Course 11: Victoria GC

The revelation of this trip was @VICGolfClub. It has the most interesting terrain of the Sand Belt courses we played and endless charm. The recently redone greens are as pure...