Tasmania has become popularly known for it’s golf courses. It seems every remote corner of the state has one. Seriously, there may not be a hairdresser, police station, doctors surgery or post office, but every tiny town has 2 things; a pub, and a golf course.
The courses come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re after world class greens, spectacular views, historical holes or quirky curve balls, you will find what you’re looking for in Tasmania.
You can tee off at all the way up and down the East Coast and we’ve collated a list of fairways for you to add to your itinerary.
St Helens Golf Club
The St Helens Golf Club is an 18-tee course (par 71), with a clubhouse and fully stocked bar, set in picturesque bushland on the boundary of the town.
- Argonaut Road, St Helens
- 03 6376 1218
Malahide Golf Club
One of the best 9 hole courses in Australia. Picturesque and beautifully maintained.
- 14 Mangana Road, Fingal
- 0409 517 417
Scamander River Golf Club
The Scamander River Golf Club, at the Scamander Sports Complex, has a well-maintained par 72, nine-hole course. Course length is 5778 metres with a feature par five of 569 metres. The clubrooms offer bar service and meals each Friday evening.
- Coach Road, Scamander
- 03 6372 5333
St Marys Golf Club
The unique St Marys Golf Club is a flat, easy to walk, nine-hole, 18-tee course. The club also includes a horse track, football and cricket oval and a lawn bowls green.
- Gray Road, St Marys
- 03 6372 2177
Bicheno Golf Club
The Bicheno Golf Club, located five kilometres north of Bicheno, is a fully irrigated nine-hole course, open seven days a week (clubhouse open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday).
- Tasman Highway, Bicheno
- 03 6375 1208
Freycinet Golf Club
The Freycinet Golf Club, sitting underneath the Hazards Mountain 6.5 KM’s west of Coles Bay. Featuring tight driving holes, man-made lakes, and views of the Swan River and Great Oyster Bay. The club house is home to Big Pete’s Eats, who will keep you well fed and watered.
- 1 Swanwick Road, Coles Bay
Swansea Golf Club
The waterfront Swansea Golf Club has gorgeous views across Great Oyster Bay, is a picturesque 9 hole Golf Course, that is open to the public all year round. Nestled on the East Coast of Tasmania, the course is an integral part of the Swansea township.
- 1c Franklin Street, Swansea
- 03 6257 8262
Orford Golf Club
The picturesque Orford Golf Club has gently undulating fairways, well-groomed greens, and views of Maria Island from many fairways. Competitions are on Saturdays for men and Thursdays for ladies. A nine-hole Chicken Run competition is held every Friday.
- 79 Tasman Highway, Orford
- 03 6257 1249
Please note: Information is correct at time of publication