Brisbane Golf Courses


Golfers may be delighted to discover that Queensland's Brisbane as a

golf resort capital of Australia, and that out of the 25 resort courses in the country, six are in Brisbane. This article is pretty much devoted to the first two golf courses developed in the area: Brisbane Golf Club and Royal Queensland Golf Club.

Situated on Tennyson Memorial Avenue is the Brisbane Golf Club.

The golf club was opened in November 1896 by eleven golf enthusiasts, the first golf club in Brisbane and the third in the state of Queensland.

The two other golf clubs that was formed prior Brisbane Golf Club are North Queensland and Toowoomba Golf Clubs. The golf plays were first done across the suburbs and the inconvenience had forced the enthusiasts to move and look for a permanent site. In 1903, the search had brought them to a 110 acre land that still comprises to where it is located until today. The golf club gave witness to the first full length course in Queensland in 1904.

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The course was again redesigned in 1926 by Scottish architect Dr Alister MacKenzie. Nowadays, aside from consistently staying as one the countryís

top golf courses, the Golf Club's clubhouse boasts its preserved colonial architecture and decor, making the place more than an ordinary golf club.

The garden is equally breathtaking, providing a peaceful ambience for everyone to cherish. Brisbane Golf Club also offers it place for wedding receptions, private parties, birthday celebrations, Christmas banquets, luncheon, dinner functions, seminars and business meetings. They've been accepting packages for functions, cocktails, banquets and beverages.

Originally known simply as the Queensland Golf Club when it was established in 1920, King George V and Winston S. Churchill granted its Royal Charter only a year after, earning its new name, Royal Queensland Golf Club. Located at Hamilton, it was the second golf course to be established in Brisbane City. The course was also designed by the architect Dr Alister MacKenzie who is also responsible for the Brisbane Golf Club. RQ Golf Club would then remain on its name as Australia's top golf courses and has hosted three Australian Open Championships and other championship events both in the amateur and professional levels as well.

Royal Queensland Golf Club's majestic surroundings have always been a famous venue for private functions. Its clubhouse can accommodate up to

120 guests and has been a favorite sot for engagement parties, family reunions, birthday parties, fashion shows, charity events, fundraising events and auctions. A professional Functions Coordinator will also be offered to give assistance to customers. Menus range from the usual finger foods to barbeque recipes and fine dining.

Donít forget to check out these other golf clubs in Brisbane: Brookwater Golf Club, Gainsborough Greens, North Lakes Resort Golf Club and Indooroopilly.