LOCATION: 200-280 Huntingdale Road, Mount Waverley, VIC, 3149. CONTACT: (03) 9807 1411. WEBSITE: www.riversdalegolf.com.au DESIGNERS: Alex Russell (1930), Peter Thomson (1994, bunkers), Neil Crafter and Paul Mogford (ongoing). SLOPE RATINGS: 129 (blue), 129 (white), 127 (green), 130 (red women), 111 (yellow women). PLAYING SURFACES: Santa Ana couch fairways, Poa/Bent greens, Wintergrass and Kentucky bluegrass. GREEN FEES: $130 for unaccompanied interstate and overseas visitors. A letter of introduction is required. COURSE SUPERINTENDENT: Travis Scott. PGA PROFESSIONALS: John Horvath, Euan Walters and Sam Hingeley.
MEMBERSHIP: Riversdale is a private club and offers a range of membership options including Ordinary (full), Intermediate and Mid-Week, which are all broken down further into in a variety of age categories, as well as offering Country, Junior and Young Adult memberships. Seven-Day membership is currently open. Details are available through the club’s website. RECIPROCAL CLUBS: Victoria: Green Acres GC, Kew GC, Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Southern GC, Spring Valley GC, Woodlands GC. ACT: Yowani CC. NSW: Avondale GC, Bonnie Doon GC, Castle Hill CC, Pennant Hills GC. NT: Alice Springs GC. QLD: The Brisbane GC, Sanctuary Cove G&CC, Surfers Paradise GC. SA: Blackwood GC, The Grange GC. TAS: Kingston Beach GC. WA: Cottesloe GC, Western Australian GC. FUNCTIONS: Having had a refurbishment completed in 2010, the historic clubhouse at Riversdale offers picturesque views over the course and is the perfect venue for any private function including weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. The club caters for bookings of 40-plus people, with functions available for members and non-members alike.