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Woodlands Golf Club (Mordialloc, Victoria)

Woodlands Golf Club logo Golf Course Review by: Billy Satterfield

The Takeaway:  Woodlands is just a fun course. With some gettable par fours, a nice routing, and terrain that has just enough movement to keep players engaged, Woodlands is like comfort food; it doesn’t dazzle but always feels good.  Grade B+

Quick Facts

Designer:  Rowley Banks & Sam Bennett in 1913

Cost:  Private Private with visitors welcome $80 AUD - $230 AUD Click for membership information

Phone Number:  61 3 9580 3455

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Woodlands Golf Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 109 White Street, Mordialloc, Victoria  3195

Photos:  See additional photos of Woodlands Golf Club

Accolades:  Ranked 15th in Australia by Golf Course Gurus.

What to Expect:  Often overlooked in the mix of Sandbelt courses, Woodlands is a sporty track with some great holes; particularly the short par 4s and the one-shotters. The course is laid out on gently moving terrain which lends itself to being a nice walk, especially given the relatively modest length and comfortable routing. As evidenced on the opening holes, Woodlands doesn’t enjoy a very secluded setting with a busy road bordering the property but the number of trees on the property help buffer some of that. As you work your way deeper into the course you get to the quieter end of the property and enjoy the interaction with nature and the holes more. A variety of different birds call the course home and often fly overhead or can be heated squawking at your golf swing. As if commonplace among the Sandbelt courses, Woodlands features greens with edges that run off onto tight chipping areas that will test your short game, but perhaps the one word that describes it best is fun. It is simply a design with fun holes while still staying true to its classic design roots. When golfers go to the Sandbelt of Melbourne there are four main courses players seek to visit; Royal Melbourne, Kingston Heath, Victoria, and Metropolitan. But there is more to see in the area and Woodlands is among those at the top of the list to add to your itinerary.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6683 73.0 133
White 72 6463 72.0 130
Red (Women) 74 5860 75.0 130

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  4th Hole – 275 Yard Par 4 –

4th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (275 Yard Par 4)
4th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (275 Yard Par 4)

4th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (275 Yard Par 4)
4th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (275 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 3:  5th Hole – 184 Yards –

5th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (184 Yard Par 3)
5th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (184 Yard Par 3)

5th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (184 Yard Par 3)
5th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (184 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  7th Hole – 373 Yards –

7th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (373 Yard Par 4)
7th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (373 Yard Par 4)

7th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (373 Yard Par 4)
7th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (373 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  6th Hole – 559 Yards –

6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)
6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)

6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)
6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)

6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)
6th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (559 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  13th Hole – 323 Yard Par 4 –

13th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (323 Yard Par 4)
13th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (323 Yard Par 4)

13th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (323 Yard Par 4)
13th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (323 Yard Par 4)

Bogey Beware:  10th Hole – 437 Yard Par 4 –

10th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)
10th Hole at Woodlands Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)

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