Golfing in the Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills boast a range of golf experiences to suit all golfers, from traditional country and par 3 courses through to private clubs with immaculate championship courses and plush club rooms. What they have in common is bushland surroundings, abundant wildlife and a warm welcome.

Mount Osmond Golf Club

Clubs and Courses:

Aston Hills Golf Club, Mount Barker

Steeped in history and tradition, this picturesque course is lined with majestic gum trees and is ideal for golfers of all abilities. The 5,614 metre 18-hole course has a par 70 rating, offering a comfortable walk with gentle undulations, lush fairways and excellent greens, and ponds and creeks for an added challenge. The fully licensed Clubhouse is open to the public with panoramic views of the course.

Blackwood Golf Club, Cherry Gardens

One of Adelaide’s premier courses situated in the stunning foothills, this 18-hole, par 72 private members club has outstanding facilities and caters for all golfing abilities. Green fee paying visitors are permitted most days. 

Echunga Golf Club, Echunga

A traditional 18-hole country club for both members and visitors, with a friendly atmosphere, well managed facilities and natural bushland setting. Its 18 holes cross gently undulating land with a par of 70 and 5458 metres for men and par 71 and 5084 metres for women.

Highercombe Golf and Country Club, Paracombe

A scenic and challenging 18 hole, par 70 course over 5,591 metres, lined with Poplars, Pines, and Eucalypts, as well as several dams that are home to a wide variety of bird life.

Kenton Valley Golf Course, Gumeracha

This super par 60 course covering 25 acres takes around 3 hours to play with no holes under 100 metres, offering a great challenge for both experienced golfers and beginners.

Mount Osmond Golf Club, Mount Osmond

Blessed with glorious views of the City of Adelaide, Mt Lofty Ranges and coastline, this stunning private members club delivers wide undulating fairways and challenging greens for a memorable round, with visitors always welcome.

Oakbank Golf Club, Oakbank

Founded in 1892, this is South Australia’s second oldest club, with nine holes and only one sand bunker that are perfect for the recreational golfer.  The course and clubhouse are open to green fee players and groups when not in use for Club events.

Stirling Golf Club, Stirling

Priding itself on welcoming visitors to enjoy its natural beauty, Cox's Creek meanders through the course along with a number of dams and lakes, attracting a wide variety of birds, while deciduous trees are provide a stunning display of colour in autumn.

Stirling Golf Club, Stirling

Other Adelaide Hills golf highlights:

  • Nairne Golf Club (9-holes from April-October) and Mount Pleasant and District Golf Club.

  • Maximilian’s Restaurant in Verdun offers a Golf Challenge to hit a hole-in-one on its floating golf green to earn a generous prize, with the pin sitting on a picturesque lake, ninety metres from the tee.

  • Hahndorf Mini Golf features an 18-hole course with a range of fun and challenging obstacles, with Hahndorf Resort also home to a putt putt course for guest use.