What do Michael Clayton, Bob Harrison, Ross Watson, Jack Newton and Graham Papworth have in common? They are five of Australia’s top golf course architects who all rate Newcastle Golf Club in the top 10 courses in Australia. If you haven’t played golf on NSW’s number 1 regional golf course, then you haven’t experienced the Hunter Valley’s hidden golfing gem.

Ranked number 17 in Australia (Golf Australia Magazine 2014), the Newcastle Golf Course is situated in the stunning Hunter Valley and offers golfers of all levels a spectacular and exciting challenge.

Newcastle Golf Club Once Again Named in Australia’s Top 20 Golf Courses

Newcastle Golf Club has once again been announced in both Golf Australia Magazine and Australian Golf Digest among Australia’s Top 20 Golf Courses.

In the 2014 Golf Australia Issue, Newcastle Golf Club was rated Number 17.

In the Australian Golf Digest, Newcastle ranked as Number 20.

Newcastle Golf Club is proud of it’s rating among Australia’s Elite Golf Courses and invites all Golfers to come and play this hidden gem.




Attention Beginner Golfers

Newcastle Golf Club is offering a Newcastle Newies program where new female golfers will be supported through initial clinics, course etiquette and the transition from beginner to regular competition player.

The program is designed to last 12 months and take a beginner to the point of having a handicap. After 12 months, the player will then be able to graduate to full membership with the confidence of knowing Golf’s rules, etiquette and competition scoring systems.

For more information please go to our Membership page.


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Newcastle Golf Club has been included in The Rolex WORLD’S TOP 1000 GOLF COURSES.

Newcastle Golf Club has been announced as the venue for the next three NSW Open Golf Championships  in the same week as being included in the first edition of THE ROLEX TOP 1000 GOLF COURSES IN THE WORLD.

This is exciting news for the Hunter Region. The last time the event was held at the Newcastle club was in 1972 when Newcastle member Owen Beldham won the event.

2008 winner Aaron Townsend regularly plays rounds on the course when not competing on the One Asia Tour rates it among his favourite courses.

“This is a great classic golf course and it will be great for a tournament,” Townsend said.

All members of affiliated golf clubs are invited to visit the club a play a round.

The course is in outstanding condition and will only get better as the warmer months approach and the benefits of the new state of the art Rainbird irrigation system are realised.

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