Eagle Ridge Golf Course
Mornington/Bellarine, VIC | User Rating: (4.0) | Add A Review
Set on the spectacular Mornington Peninsula, an easy drive from Melbourne, you will discover the delightful Eagle Ridge Golf Course. Ranked as one of the Top 25 Public Access Golf Courses in Australia, the course welcomes all golfers and offers memberships (Individual and Corporate) as well as excellent facilities to cater for Corporate Golf Events. Eagle Ridge was also recently honoured by the local tourism industry with an award for the ’Best Hospitality Venue’ on the Mornington Peninsula. These two awards cement Eagle Ridge’s reputation as Victoria’s finest corporate golf venues.
In March 1988, 40 acres of land comprising the pre-existing Carlogie Golf Course was purchased with an additional 40 acres at the south end of this parcel also acquired. Major earthworks commenced with the bulldozing of the Carlogie Course and the total reconstruction of an 18 hole, Kevin Hartley designed championship course commenced.
Hartley designed the course modelled on the prestigious Royal Melbourne, his vision for Eagle Ridge to be perceived as the ’Royal Melbourne of the Mornington Peninsula’. The Eagle Ridge Golf Course opened in December 1989.
October 2000 saw the grand opening of the new $6million clubhouse, a Victorian sandstone mansion, adorned with fountains, chandeliers, marble, bay windows, open fireplaces and polished wooden dance floor is the last word in elegance. There’s a grand piano, antique furniture and a design that allows for separate function rooms or an open plan that flows throughout. Complete with a wonderful verandah overlooking the eighteenth green, decorative lakes and an island gazebo, this is now a favoured location for corporate events and functions.