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(above) Victoria Golf Club 

The Sandbelt

Although the first ball was struck in Tasmania and the first club formed in New South Wales, Australian golf’s spiritual home is Victoria. The history of the game in this country is inextricably tied not only to the state but also the 1891 birth of our greatest golf club, Royal Melbourne. Prior to its momentous shift to the southern Sandbelt the club hosted the nation’s first professional match and first men’s amateur championship and also became the first in Australia to be granted the ‘Royal’ prefix.

The discovery of the club’s Sandringham site and subsequent move inspired other clubs to seek out similar sandy golfing grounds and the Melbourne Sandbelt was born. By the end of the 1920’s the city’s major clubs had established themselves within the Sandbelt and the area subsequently developed into arguably the finest and most recognisable golf region on Earth.

Sandbelt courses include famous tournament venues such as Royal Melbourne, Kingston Heath, Victoria, Huntingdale, Metropolitan, Commonwealth, Yarra Yarra, Woodlands and Spring Valley.

The actual Sandbelt area is located to the South East of the Melbourne CBD and is blessed with ideal golfing conditions. Its superb courses are built on a magnificent sandy base, which allows instant drainage and ideal playing surfaces year round. The majority of the courses are located within a 10-15 kilometre radius of each other.

The leading Sandbelt golf clubs are private, however limited access is granted to international and interstate golfers.

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Melbourne Sandbelt Golf Packages - Midweek Only

2-Day Golf Package: $985 pp 


  • 2 Nights 5 star Pan Pacific Hotel Melbourne (twin share)
  • Cooked breakfast daily
  • 2 rounds of golf (VICTORIA and COMMONWEALTH)
  • Pull Buggies

5-Day Golf Package: $1,295 pp


above - Huntingdale

5-Day Golf Package: $2,095 pp 


  • Subject to availability
  • To access some Sandbelt Clubs golfers must have proof of membership at a recognised interstate Golf Club
  • Rates are for GolfLink Australia members and overseas golfer surcharges apply
  • Packages can be mixed and tailored made and can include any Sandbelt course and different accommodation options are available.
  • All prices include GST. For all enquiries e-mail -
  • Golf and airport transfers for groups or hire cars can be arranged and booked into the package at great rates
  • Prices and availability are subject to change as we are often able to secure a range of wholesale specials. Please contact us to secure a firm price at time of booking.

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