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Golf Australia - - COURSE REVIEW -

THE COURSE

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.

THE CLUB

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.

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