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The Best Golf Club Geelong And Surrounding Areas

As the golf course Geelong locals and visitors have on their must-visit list, here at Lonsdale Links we have recently unveiled our newly transformed 18-hole links course. Open to the public, the new course was designed by OCM and inspired by trailblazer Charles Blair Macdonald and his colleagues Seth Raynor and Charles Banks, who built America’s first great golf course, The National Golf Links. The land at Lonsdale Links is similar to that of The National Golf Links in Long Island. The course has been designed with templates and as a deliberate throwback to an earlier age, creating a very unique look for Australia. This is one of the reasons why those seeking to play golf Geelong and surrounding areas, choose to visit Lonsdale Links. We look forward to welcoming you. Book a tee time online or call our friendly team on (03) 5258 1955.

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The Golf Course Geelong Locals And Visitors Love

Situated in Point Lonsdale on the Bellarine Peninsula, Lonsdale Links is just half an hour’s drive from Geelong. Our par-70 course is positioned across coastal dunes and is next to the picturesque Lake Victoria, which offers beautiful sunset views. The course is a strategic one and both seasoned golfers and beginners will find it challenging. Each time you tee off at the golf course Geelong locals and visitors love, you’ll find it reveals more of itself and you’ll plot new ways around the course. Possessing plenty of character, the course features fast, bouncy fairways, challenging green complexes and of course, plenty of wind. As the golf club Geelong locals prefer, we offer several membership options to suit all ages and lifestyles. A membership gives you additional benefits, including competition play, social calendar of events and reciprocal rights at clubs across Australia. We are also open to the public and welcome players of all levels to join us.

The roller coaster ride has continued with the announcement made today that all of Point Lonsdale will come out of lockdown at midnight tonight. Our staff are busy making preparations to reopen the course and clubhouse from tomorrow under the same restrictions that we had prior to the lockdown:

- Attendance at the Club only by those people who don't live in locked down areas. Locked down areas currently include City of Greater Geelong (excluding Point Lonsdale), Surf Coast Shire, Mitchell Shire and Metropolitan Melbourne.
- Social Play in groups of 4.
- 10 people inside and 20 people outside the clubhouse for seated service.

Please note that several of our staff live in Greater Geelong and are not considered essential workers. As such the Club will open with the following services and times:

- Golf Shop open from 7am - 4pm
- Clubhouse open for drinks and light food from 11am-5pm tomorrow and then 9am - 5pm from Friday onwards (please note there are very limited staff available in the front of house, so please be patient for service)
- Reception is closed

We know many of our Members are still in lockdown and are not able to visit the Club. We hope you can join us again soon.

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With School Holidays upon us, Mulligans will be open for play! Our 6 Hole Par 3 course will be open all day on Monday 20th and Monday 27th of September, with tee times available from 9.30am.

Visitors welcome - $10 for Adults and $5 for Kids.

Call the Golf Shop to book ⛳️
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We’re open everyday day for coffees, cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks! Walk in or Takeaway ☕️🥪

*Please note due to current restrictions we are only allowed 10 people sitting inside and 20 outside.
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Hole 9 – Leven

The Leven template was first conceived at Lundin Links on Scotland’s Fife coast. A short 4 played to a green positioned on the edge of a dune that runs up the left of the hole.

Our version features the same dune along the left and an out of bound fence down the right which must be played close to in order to have the best angle into the green.

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No golf during lockdown didn't stop Member Andy McDonough from getting a Hole in One on the 12th on Saturday!

Well done and congratulations Andy! ⛳
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WE'RE BACK TOMORROW!

The latest Victorian Government announcement has opted to lift restrictions in Regional Victoria from 11:59pm tonight, meaning that the Club will reopen tomorrow under the following restrictions:
- Attendance at the Club is restricted to those who reside in Regional Victoria. Proof of residence will be required.
- Social play only. No competitions.
- Face masks mandatory both indoors and outdoors (including during play).

The Clubhouse will also be open for Hospitality services in a limited capacity due to the restrictions on seated patrons (10 indoors and 20 outdoors):
- Operations will be from 9am - 7pm each day.
- Seated table service for the aforementioned 10 indoors and 20 outdoors.
- Takeaway service available for coffees, beverages and light food.
- The Bistro menu will not be available. In it's place will be sandwiches, pastries, cakes etc.

We look forward to seeing you back on course soon!

📸 @caddiemag
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NOW HIRING!

We are looking for enthusiastic Food and Beverage Supervisors to join our team. Full-time, part-time or casual positions available.

For more information, please email lzahra@lonsdalelinks.com.au

Job available to view on Seek.

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Hole 8 – Drop Off

The fairway at the 8th tips off severely from left to right and down towards a natural pond hence the name “drop off”. The smallish green is often best suited to a running approach and care is needed to keep the ball under the hole. Anything above the pin makes for a difficult two putt.

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Don’t feel like cooking tonight? We’ve got you covered! Bookings available tonight - book online via our website or call 52581955.

#pointlonsdale #bellarine #eat #food #dinner #lonsdalelinks
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We're back from tomorrow! ⛳

The Victorian Government has announced that Regional Victoria will be released from lockdown tonight and therefore we can re-open the golf course and clubhouse from tomorrow. We will return to the level of restrictions that we had prior to this lockdown which includes:
😷 Facemasks inside and outside.
📱 Mandatory QR code check in.
🍽 Density limits of 1 per 4 square metres meaning reduced seating inside.

Our restaurant will be back open for and lunch and dinner from Wednesday (snack menu for lunch tomorrow as usual) but please note that French Night will not run this week, our regular Bistro Menu will be available.

We look forward to seeing you soon and are thinking of our Melbourne friends still in lockdown and hoping they can join us again soon 🤞
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Your New Favourite Golf Club Geelong

Looking for the best golf shop Geelong and surrounds? Look no further! Here at Lonsdale Links, our retail golf shop is fully stocked with all the products you need, including apparel, balls, tees, gloves and clubs. We encourage you to take advantage of our custom fitting sessions to ensure you get the right clubs to fit your game. Our club fitting is performed by our PGA professionals. In addition to having the best golf shop Geelong and surrounding areas, we offer professional coaching lessons. Here at Lonsdale Links, we are about more than just golf Geelong locals and visitors love. We also invite you to check out our sensational Clubhouse, which was designed by Wood Marsh and features a playground for the children plus multiple dining options, so bring the whole family! During peak season, our Kiosk is open for drinks and takeaway, while our Golfers Lounge is open all year around for lunch and dinner on select days. Here you can enjoy a casual drink or meal in a relaxed environment. Our newly opened Lago Restaurant is a real treat, with a tempting Italian-inspired menu featuring locally sourced Bellarine Peninsula ingredients matched with local and imported wines. We can’t wait to welcome you to the best golf club Geelong and surrounds. Book online or give us a call today.

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