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Course News Articles

Winter and early spring enable The National Golf Club’s course maintenance team to undertake the many repair and refurbishment projects that make our courses shine over the warmer months. As part of this process, the team will be working on… Read More…

Preferred lies will apply to the Old and Gunnamatta from July 1st until advised.

When a player’s ball lies in part of the general area cut to fairway height or less, the player may take free relief once by placing… Read More…

From July 1st until the end of August, the Old Course will be restricted to 1 Guest per Member (on days where Guests are permitted) to reduce wear and tear on the course.

Leigh Yanner, The National Golf Club’s Course Manager, provides the 2022 Winter Course Report 

Read below, or view this information as a PDF.  

As the cold wind blows up from Antarctica the course maintenance crews go into… Read More…

See OCM’s vision for our Long Island Course in their masterplan. It establishes the blueprint for a renovation of Long Island which will elevate it to the echelons of Australia’s finest courses while maintaining the essence and history of that… Read More…

In 2019 all large trees at Long Island were assessed and tagged and recommendations were made as to whether the tree could remain, need to be trimmed, or removed completely to ensure the safety of golfers and staff. 

In 2022… Read More…

Isolated patches of couch grass, that became established in some greens on the Gunnamatta Course, are now being removed and replaced with clean sods sourced from the 19th green.

During the construction of the Gunnamatta greens, the profile was fumigated… Read More…

Progressing into the cooler weather, from March 1st Carts are permitted for use on all courses at Cape Schanck until further notice.  It is expected some cart restrictions may apply over the height of winter with members notified via the… Read More…

The main range at Long Island will be closed from 3pm today

The short game area will still be open for use.

Given the increased amount of play over the summer, Members are reminded to be vigilant of the position of Course Staff as they go about their work, preparing and performing maintenance on the courses.  If a Course Staff member is… Read More…

Course Staff Safety