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Welcome To The New Bellarine Peninsula Golf Course

Welcome to Lonsdale Links! The Bellarine Peninsula golf course has been redesigned as a deliberate throwback to an earlier age. Featuring an exciting layout unique for Australia, the Bellarine Peninsula golf course winds around salt marshes and wetlands and spreads out across coastal dunes beside the picturesque Lake Victoria. The par-70 course boasts bouncy fairways, strong winds and challenging green complexes, making Lonsdale Links ideal for even the most accomplished player.

The intention was to create a strategic course, which reveals more of itself each time you play golf Bellarine Peninsula. Drawing inspiration from trailblazer, Charles Blair Macdonald, and his colleagues Seth Raynor and Charles Banks, course architects Ogilvy Cocking Mead (OCM) designed the Bellarine golf course as a deliberate throwback with template holes featuring throughout. Elements of these templates and the holes that inspired them can be found in the design at Lonsdale Links, including the opening hole ‘Alps’, which commands sweeping views over Lake Victoria and encourages players to take on the dune off the tee to enter the first square green. Other inspired template holes include Biarritz, Plateau, Eden, Leven, Punchbowl, Thumbprint, Redan and Road.

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Play Golf Bellarine Peninsula

Lonsdale Links is an 18-hole links golf course located in the coastal dunes of Point Lonsdale and bordering the beautiful Lake Victoria. The recently redeveloped Bellarine Peninsula golf course is now open and available to play. The new design takes advantage of the sweeping vistas across both new and old holes. In addition, we have a new practice range and 6-hole par-3 course named ‘Mulligans’.

Planning a Christmas/End of Year catch up with family, friends or colleagues? Contact our Food & Beverage team to help plan the perfect lunch or dinner for you and your guests!

Function Packages are available to view on our website.

Join us this Christmas🎄🥂
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We were lucky to get Nick from @airswing_media back for a shoot over the weekend, one year on from our last. If this sneak peak is anything to go by…🔥😍 ...

Congratulations to Junior Members Ben Waterson and Andrew Adam on winning the 2021 Lonsdale Links Men's Foursomes Championship on Sunday! 🏆 They combined well and led both morning and afternoon rounds.

A big thank you to our sponsors Don Walker (pictured) and T G Freeman & Associates.

Congratulations to all winners!

Results:
36 Hole Scratch Winner - Ben Waterson & Andrew Adam
36 Hole Nett Winner - Pete Burgess & Ty Lawson
36 Hole Scratch Runner Up - Callum Norton & Lachie Norton
36 Hole Nett Runner Up - Alan Hunter & Ian Warren
18 Hole Winner Nett AM - Brett Maslen & Dick Lewis
18 Hole Runner Up Nett AM - Charles Kerr & Tom Kerr
18 Hole Winner Nett PM - Tom Welleman & Conor O'Beirne
18 Hole Runner Up Nett PM - Graeme Burns & Marty Evans
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Our Terrace Extension works are now complete and our new market umbrellas have arrived! Just in time for a cracking week of weather ☀️🥂 ...

Hole 16 – Road

Either played as a long 3 or a short 4 this hole was inspired by the famous road hole at the Old Course at St Andrews. In theory, the approach is a little easier from the left but no matter where the pitch is played from, care must be taken to avoid the out of bounds fence that sits against the green and the ‘Road hole’ inspired bunker on the right. Although this bunker may seem small, its sphere of influence is quite large, with the surrounding contours funneling many running approach shots into the sand.

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⭐️Have you heard about our new Junior Membership Program?⭐️

We are now offering free weekly Junior Clinics for Junior and Cadet Members! For as little as $122 per year for Cadets and $246 for Junior Members, your child can receive a years worth of golf clinics on top of their Membership! Junior and Cadet Membership is also free for the children of 7 Day and Age 31-39 Members (excluding Golf Affiliation fee for Juniors).

Beginner and Intermediate Clinics are currently being held on Sunday afternoons and are taken by our fantastic PGA Professionals Laurie and Matt. For more information on Junior and Cadet Membership, please visit our website https://www.lonsdalelinks.com.au/.../mem.../categories-fees/

Membership Applications can be made online at https://www.lonsdalelinks.com.au/.../membership-application/

Make the most of this great offer and help us grow the game of golf in our community ⛳

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Hole 15 – Samphire

Named Samphire after the low growing succulent that covers the salt marsh on the left of the hole, this is a Cape style hole where the approach to the green is shorter the closer your drive finishes to the salt marsh. A unique green that is almost square and a throwback to the days where some putting surfaces in the UK shaped that way as a result of the fences used to keep the sheep out!

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Our Bistro Menu is back for Lunch Wednesday to Sunday and Dinner Thursday to Saturday.

5.30pm and 7.30pm Dinner sittings available.

Book online via our website 🍽
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Hole 14 – Reverse Redan

A hole designed to sit amongst the old Moonah trees on what was the neighboring farmland, the ground naturally sloped from left to right which we felt was perfectly suited to a reverse Redan.
The original Redan tilted from right to left but a feature of that hole and this one is the green that slopes from front to back. Guarded by a short-left waste bunker and a right green side bunker, the ideal shot lands close to the front edge of the putting surface and uses the large mound on the left to feed the ball down towards the pin.

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Check Out Our Bellarine Peninsula Golf Clubhouse

The course is accompanied by a state-of-the-art Clubhouse, designed by Wood Marsh Architecture. Positioned on the crest of a hill, the building can be experienced from various sightlines, emerging above the trees as golfers navigate the Bellarine golf course. Members of the public are welcome to the Clubhouse with a lounge, separate restaurant, outdoor Kiosk and children’s playground, making it a venue the whole family can enjoy. The Golfers Lounge boasts an open fire and sunset views across Lake Victoria. The Kiosk is open for food and drinks during the day throughout daylight savings and offers a takeaway menu at night year-round.

Make a booking for Lonsdale Links online today or call our friendly team on (03) 5258 1955.

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