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The Vines Golf resort set to reopen with more golf, less housing

POSTED ON May 15, 2024 @ 9:09 am

The Vines Golf resort is to reopen an upgraded 18 hole course this month after slashing its controversial housing plans by more than half. The renovated Championship Course, which is the former home to the Heineken and Johnnie Walker Classics, will sit alongside half of …

Former AFL star pays $190m for Cranbourne Golf Course

POSTED ON May 15, 2024 @ 9:04 am

Former Carlton football star Fraser Brown has scored a deal to buy the Cranbourne Golf Course in Melbourne’s south-east for about $190 million. The 70.4-hectare site, the home of Melbourne’s first Jewish-owned golf club, was put up for sale in February after it had been rezoned as …

Pacific Golf Club’s new mini golf offering now open

POSTED ON May 8, 2024 @ 5:50 pm

Pacific Golf Club, nestled in the picturesque Carindale foothills in Brisbane, is proud to unveil its latest offering as part of the Reside Communities’ Stage 1 development. Late January saw the first part of their journey begin, transforming the esteemed 72-par 18-hole golf course into …

Special override powers proposed for closed Arundel Hills CC

POSTED ON May 6, 2024 @ 1:36 pm

Arundel Hills Country Club with 67 hectares of empty land sits in the middle of a city grappling with a housing crisis. Developers want to build on it, but opening it up for housing is contentious. Read more But the state government could step in …

The Sands Torquay Resort and Golf Course Listed for Sale

POSTED ON April 24, 2024 @ 11:41 am

The Sands Torquay, a recently refurbished, four-star resort and golf course, has been listed for sale on behalf of the Receivers and Managers. The sale will include all Freehold land and buildings along with the business with Vacant Possession. It sold for a discount price …

Sunshine Coast driving range poised for development

POSTED ON March 11, 2024 @ 5:09 pm

A prominent golf driving range on the Sunshine Coast is in line to make way for hundreds of homes. A development application has been submitted to Sunshine Coast Council to divide the Chancellor Park Golf Driving Range at Sippy Downs into 12 land parcels. Sunshine …

Councilors back golf course lease with $19 million makeover expected

POSTED ON March 9, 2024 @ 10:20 am

City of Fremantle councilors have green-lit a major land transaction for its public golf course to be privately leased in a deal expected to launch a $19 million makeover of the grounds. As part of the lease deal, proponents Belgravia Leisure will carry out major …

NZ: Martinborough to be turned into the “Tuscany of the South Pacific.”

POSTED ON March 7, 2024 @ 4:55 pm

Entrepreneur and hotel owner Murray Cole believes he is on the cusp of realising a 12-year dream to turn Martinborough into the “Tuscany of the South Pacific.” Inspired more than a decade ago by a Sydney Morning Herald journalist describing the area as “a slice of …

AustralianSuper Sells Former Kingswood GC Site to Satterley

POSTED ON March 5, 2024 @ 8:08 am

AustralianSuper sells the former Kingswood Golf Course to Satterley, aiming to address Melbourne’s housing shortage amidst strategic market shifts. AustralianSuper has finalized the sale of the former Kingswood Golf Course to property developer Satterley, marking a significant move in Melbourne’s housing market. The transaction, brokered …

Melbourne Cable Park home to the 4th SHANX Mini Golf Facility

POSTED ON February 27, 2024 @ 3:25 pm

Melbourne Cable Park, located in Bangholme just 40 minutes southeast of the Melbourne CBD, is now home to the 4th SHANX Mini Golf Facility in Australia. Designed and constructed by the in-house team at SHANX Mini Golf, this mini golf course sets a new benchmark …