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Ballarat Golf Club

"Ballarat's number one golf course"

The Ballarat Golf Club has a long and proud history spanning back to 1895 as Australia's oldest continually played course. The championship course has been redesigned by Thomson Perret and provides an outstanding experience for golfers of all levels. The course has ranked amongst the top 100 public access courses in Australia by Golf Australia magazine in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 and achieved rankings in Aus Golf's Top 100 Best Conditions and Course lists in 2017.

The club house is home to award winning Greenside bistro and bar, a fully stocked pro shop and modern conference and function facilities. Various club memberships are available including social membership and a range of golf membership options and guests are always welcome.

"A History spanning more than 100 Years"

The Ballarat Golf Club has had a fascinating history. It is one of Australia's oldest club, with its history spanning back to 1895. Join us for a trip into the club's History.

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Awards in 2017

  • Ranked 73 in 'Golf Australia's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 53 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 39 in 'Aus Golf's Best Conditions Courses'

Awards in 2016

  • CCV Award for Best Community Support Project for Give Golf a Go Open Day 2015
  • CCV Award for Club Employee of the Year to Natalie Purtell
  • Ranked 51 in ‘’Aus Golf’s’ Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 37 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Best Conditions’
  • BGC Greenskeeper Will Koopman won the Victorian Golf Course Superintendents Association (VGCSA) Award
    and the AGCSA Golf Graduate of the Year.

Awards in 2015

  • Ranked 50 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 36 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Best Conditions'

Awards in 2014

  • PGA Award for the best PGA/ALPG/Trainee Professional involvement by PGA member David Wallis for the 2015 Give Golf a Go Open Day
  • Ranked 63 in 'Golf Australia's Top 100 Public Access Courses’
  • Ranked 57 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 42 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Best Conditions'

Awards in 2013

  • Recipient of the Commerce Ballarat - CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD For excellence in customer service and satisfaction
  • Commerce Ballarat - RESTAURANTS, CAFES & PUBS AWARD finalist
  • Ranked 58 in 'Golf Australia's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 50 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • Ranked 36 in 'Aus Golf's Top 100 Best Conditions'

Awards in 2012

  • CCAV Club Manager of the Year awarded to General Manager Michael Phillips
  • Clubs Victoria '2012 Club of the Year' award
  • Commerce Ballarat - RESTAURANTS, CAFES & PUBS AWARD finalist

Awards in 2011

  • Ranked 54 in 'Golf Australia's Top 100 Public Access Courses'
  • CCAV Best Regional Club Bistro
  • CCAV Best Golf Club
  • Clubs Vic - Best Club Redevelopment.