LOCATION: Sturt St, West Ballarat. CONTACT: (03) 5338 3000. WEBSITE: www.ballaratgolfclub.com.au DESIGNERS: Peter Thomson & Ross Perrett (2009). PLAYING SURFACES: Santa Ana couch (fairways), G2 bentgrass (greens & surrounds), fine fescues including Sheep’s and Creeping Red (rough). COURSE SUPERINTENDENT: Jeff Powell. PGA PROFESSIONAL: David Wallis (head professional), Angela Tatt and Darren Bowman. GREEN FEES: $ 30 (weekdays), $ 40 (weekends); carts $ 40.
MEMBERSHIPS: Ballarat offers various memberships that have been created to suit the needs of a range of golfers. From limited memberships starting from around $340 a year to full seven-day memberships there is a membership to suit every golfer. If you are thinking of becoming a member call (03) 5338 3000. CORPORATE GOLF: The club will work directly with corporate day clients to provide a great experience before, during and after your event. PLAY & STAY PACKAGES: The Bell Tower Motel is located across the road from the course and offers quality accommodation along with an indoor pool and spa, gymnasium and restaurant. The motel offers a one night accommodation package from $215 per room, which includes breakfast and a round of golf for two people. FACILITIES: The club and MIA Sports Technologies collaborated to open regional Victoria’s only Tech Centre, adjoining the pro shop.
The centre includes fixed high-speed video cameras and GASP teaching software. Incorporating both swing and putting analysis through Flightscope and Sam Putt Lab, players can experience a high level of ball trajectory measurement and tracking.