Golf

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Finest golf courses

If you love golf, NSW is a great destination. From private charter golf tours in helicopters to public golf courses in picturesque settings, NSW offers the most varied and challenging golf experiences in Australia. You can enjoy ocean and river views, play among vineyards, and even tee off in the Blue Mountains, a World Heritage Listed area.

  • Couple, Leura Golf Course Image by Hamilton Lund
  • Kooindah Waters Residential Golf and Spa Resort in Wyong, Central Coast

From Bondi to the Murray River, you'll find spectacular locations to play golf in NSW. There are golf resorts with splendid courses, elegant accommodation and relaxing spas. In many country towns across the state there are excellent courses and most of them welcome visitors.

Tour with the likes of Teed Up Golf Tours and Platinum Pro Golf Tours to visit some of the finest golf courses in Sydney and elsewhere in NSW. This includes Australia's oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley, which is less than two hours drive north from Sydney.

The Hunter Valley is home to beautiful golf resorts. Nestled among vineyards is the Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club. The Hunter Valley Golf and Country Club is also set among vineyards, with on-site resort facilities at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

The Vintage, designed by Greg Norman and also in the Hunter, is ranked among the best courses in Australia. You can stay at the Vintage in the Chateau Elan.

Crescent Head, Macleay Valley Coast Image courtesy of Kempsey Shire Council

Less than two hours' drive west of Sydney is Fairmont Resort, in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. The resort adjoins Leura Golf Club, a short but challenging 18 holes.

Mt Broughton Golf and Country Club, in the Southern Highlands, is adjacent to Peppers Manor House, an elegant country mansion turned into a resort.

The Murray region offers stunning weather, spectacular scenery and some excellent golf courses including some alongside the Murray River.

Kooindah Waters Golf Club at Wyong, on the Central Coast, is open to the public daily. A resort and Endota Day Spa invite golfers to stay a little longer. Pullman Magenta Shores Resort, also on the Central Coast, is a links-style course for guests of this beachfront resort.

Farther north, near Coffs Harbour, is Bonville Golf Resort, considered one of the world's most beautiful golf courses.