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Home of the Vic Open

Set on the stunning Bellarine Peninsula, 13th Beach Golf Links is famously known for its two award winning courses, with first class conditioning all year round. With a modern Clubhouse and great facilities, whether you’re a golfer, or simply want to admire the views, visiting 13th Beach is a must.

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Creek Course

The Creek Course designed by Cashmore in conjunction with 6 time major championship winner Sir Nick Faldo, is a wonderful complement to The Beach Course. Rated in 2016 as the 74th best course in Australia by Australian Golf Digest and 21st best public accessible course by the Golf Course Guide 2017. The Creek Course is regularly compared to some of Melbourne's best Sandbelt courses. Read More

Beach Course

The first of the two courses, The Beach Course was opened in December 2001 and designed by Tony Cashmore. The challenging and natural links style course has received many high accolades, including recently voted 28th best course in Australia by Australian Golf Digest magazine 2016 and 9th best public accessible course in Australia (Golf Course Guide, 2017) Read More
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  • Golf Month – ALPG National Clinic

    The ALPG invite you to you them to celebrate Golf Month in October by participating in a clinic on Friday 19th October. Grab 3 golfing or work friends and register your team today or register individually – we will find you a team. Cost $129.00pp or a team of 4 for $500 RSVP: Friday 5th...

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History of 13th Beach Golf Links

In the early 1920’s the Australian Jam Company purchased 405 acres at what is now 13th Beach Golf Links and established an asparagus farm. The original diesel pump which provided water for irrigation is still beside the 5th tee of The Beach Course. The early 1970’s saw the end of asparagus farming when the property began producing beef cattle. It was then that the property grew to over 830 acres.

1999 saw a joint venture established to create a premium golf and residential precinct on 520 acres. The master plan allowed for 27 holes of golf, clubhouse facility, 150 residential allotments and 150 condominiums.

The Beach Course (designed by Tony Cashmore), the first 18 hole course measuring 6,420 metres, is set along the property’s 2.1 kilometres of surf beach frontage. The course opened for play on 30 November 2001. The course has already been ranked among Australia’s Best 20 Golf Courses by two national golf magazines. The Creek Course (designed by Sir Nick Faldo and Tony Cashmore), spanning 6,401 metres has 18 holes and was opened for play on 1 January 2004 to wide acclaim.

The Vic Open

13th Beach has hosted the Vic Open since 2013. In 2018, Golf Victoria welcomed the announcement by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews MP of a $12 million funding boost over four years. This makes it the richest golf tournament in Australia.

In 2019, the shared prize pool will be greater than ever before. The men’s and women’s fields will compete for $1.5 million each. This is up from $150,000 each when the tournament first started at 13th Beach.

In August 2018, Golf Victoria announced the co-sanctioning of the Vic Open with the men’s European Tour. This ensures the men’s event will be one of the landmark stops in both the European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia seasons, with the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth played the following week.

The men’s champion will earn an exemption on the European Tour until the end of the 2020 season. They will also receive playing rights on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia through 2021.
 
Valuable Race To Dubai points will also be up for grabs in 2019, as the European Tour makes its second stop in Australia for the season after December’s Australian PGA Championship.

 

 

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