QUEENSLAND

Premium Golf Tours on the Gold Coast and Beyond

With vibrant coral reefs, pristine white beaches, untamed jungle and iconic outback landscapes, it’s no surprise that Queensland is the holiday destination of choice for travellers from all over the world. The golfing scene is no exception, and Signature Golf Tours is your gateway to some of the finest courses the Sunshine State has to offer.

Select from a range of first class golf packages

We offer a number of golf tours on the Gold Coast, Hamilton Island and other iconic locations with flexible options available to suit your needs. Our golfing vacation packages vary in length from 2 to 7 days and include access to some of Queensland’s most renowned courses, such as Pelican Waters, Royal Pines and Sanctuary Cove. We can cater for anywhere from 2 to 30 people and have expert coaches available, so come to us for anything from an intimate getaway to a memorable trip with your mates.

Why choose our golf vacations?

Our service is about more than just access to professional coaches and some of the best courses in the world. You are free to select one of our customisable golf packages or relax and leave it all to us; either way, we take the stress out of planning a holiday while keeping it all within your budget. From transport and accommodation to meals and leisure, we make the booking process easy so you have more time to perfect your swing!

Get in touch

Whether you are ready to book or just have an enquiry, feel free to contact us at any time. We’ll be happy to provide you with any information you need and offer unbiased advice to help you book the perfect golf vacations on the Gold Coast, Hamilton Island and the Sunshine Coast.

All packages are able to be personalised to suit your needs. Simply contact us to start your arrangements.

 

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GOLD COAST

  

The Gold Coast is famous for a lot of things. Beaches, nightlife, themeparks, sightseeing, the list is endless. What the region also offers is world class golf courses. Signature Golf Tours has access to the best courses on the Gold Coast, including Australian PGA Championship course Royal Pines, and exclusive member's only The Pines at Sanctuary Cove. Why not choose the Gold Coast as your next holiday destination, you can't go wrong!

RACV Royal Pines Resort

RACV Royal Pines Resort is located just minutes from the Gold Coast’s famous beaches and features a 27-hole championship golf course. With tight fairways, undulating greens and strategically placed bunkers, each 18-hole combination has its own distinctive challenges that requires a unique skill set in order to have a successful round.

RACV Royal Pines Resort is the current host of the Australian PGA Championship and was the long-time host of the Australian Ladies Masters.

Sanctuary Cove Golf & Country Club

The Palms golf course has undergone an $8.8 million reconstruction in recent years and was redesigned by renowned golf course architect Ross Watson. After its reopening in April 2011, The Palms is considered a championship course rivalling some of the best golf courses in Australia.

The Palms has a total length of 5904 metres off the championship tees and has numerous water features and hazards. Tee placements have been designed to suit a variety of playing conditions and a diverse range of players. The Palms is designed to challenge players of all abilities.

Hope Island Resort

The golf course at Hope Island Resort is an 18-hole traditional links style championship course that was designed by Peter Thomson, 5 x winner of the British Open. The layout and design of the course is reminiscent of the great links courses of Britain and Ireland.

Primarily the course consists of two loops of nine holes, the front nine starts off to the southeast in an anticlockwise direction. The back nine heads off in a south-westerly direction, finishing with an interesting challenging two holes bounded by the non-tidal lake.

The Glades Golf Club

The Glades Golf Club boasts the reputation as one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses and is located right here on the Gold Coast. Designed by champion Australian golfing icon, Greg Norman, the course is typical of his trademark aggressive layouts offering golfers a challenging round of golf within visually stunning surrounds.

The Glades is a par 72 championship course that spans 65 hectares of land. Greg Norman is renowned for his bunkering worldwide and the Glades does not disappoint with a total of 94 bunkers. Greg not only had a vision to create a challenging golf course on the Gold Coast, but he also retained 9 hectares of wetland area to create a natural wildlife sanctuary within the course.

Lakelands Golf Club

The name Nicklaus has long been associated with greatness on the golf course. The 18 professional major championships, the most electrifying finishes, the sheer will to win. Jack’s achievements are legendary.

Today the name of Nicklaus also stands for the superior Golf Course Design, the result of Jack’s more than four decades as a renowned Golf Course Designer.
With a course rating of 74 of the black tees and 72 off the blue tees, the course offers a very special experience. In the Australian Golf Digest’s recent Top 100 Australian Golf Course rankings, Lakelands came in at number 56.

Brookwater Golf Club

Brookwater’s redesigned course with improved playability and sustainability is without a doubt Queensland’s finest golf experience. The spectacular Greg Norman designed championship golf course meanders its way through naturally undulating Australian bushland, with signature bunkering and superb use of natural waterways.
The recent renovations included the strategic redesign of greens, fairways and bunkers. The scope of works was also aimed at returning the course to its original design through widening playing corridors and resurfacing and renovating green complexes.

Whilst Brookwater remains a challenging course, the changes have made it one that golfers will want to come back and play regularly. From seasoned pros to everyday enthusiasts, the captivating course offers something for any type of player.

Palmer Gold Coast Golf Club

Carved out of 65 hectares of native woodlands, with fairways lined by towering gum trees, this unique layout is unlike any resort course on the Gold Coast. Possessing maturity well beyond its years, Palmer Gold Coast has rapidly developed a reputation as one of Queensland’s best loved resort courses.

Palmer Gold Coast is a 6078 metre, par 71 championship golf course designed by the Marsh/Watson team. The rolling fairways, manicured greens, and towering eucalyptus are strikingly beautiful and blend harmoniously with the surrounding residential development. A natural water-course featuring lakes, ponds, creeks and native wildlife completes a rare golf course environment.

Palmer Colonial Golf Club

Palmer Colonial was originally built by Nara Australia Pty Ltd. In 1992 the course opened as Paradise Springs Golf Course. Designed by Mitsuaki Kobayashi, the course boasts beautifully groomed fairways and meticulously manicured greens, widely regarded as being in the best condition on the Gold Coast.

The distinguishing feature is of the clubhouse, with its Colonial, Queenslander design. A farmland once home to cows, weeds, and bush has been transformed into a beautifully groomed course with lush fairways and lovely greens. The 6424-metre par 72 championship resort layout meanders its way through 39 hectares of towering eucalyptus, picturesque lakes and serene waterways. Flowering native and exotic trees and plants abound, while ornate bridges cross watercourses in which luxuriant lilies jostle for space.

Southport Golf Club

Southport Golf Club is an easy walking course with a mild amount of undulation with tree lined fairways and strategically placed ponds and lakes. All the fairways are beautifully manicured with Greenlees Park turf grass and the greens are 328 couch grass and roll consistently between 9-10 feet.

The course starts with a reasonable par 5 and most golfers meander through the first nine holes comfortably. The back nine where games are won or lost with ‘amen’ corner commencing with the par 3 14th hole. This is where Southport has held itself together in tight pennant matches. The back nine has been completely redeveloped over the past 15 years.

Burleigh Golf Club

Burleigh Golf Club is located in the heart of the magnificent Gold Coast. Set amid the picturesque district of Miami, the Club is presented in superb condition for play year-round.

Golfers of all standards will find the 18-hole layout both interesting and challenging with its tree lined meandering fairways and naturally landscaped 328 greens. Every hole is different, each possessing its own unique characteristics.

Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

Located in Tweed Heads on the NSW/QLD border, Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club is the perfect golfers holiday destination. Situated on the edge of the beautiful Tweed River and on a 101-hectare dedicated wildlife reserve, Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club offer a truly magnificent golfing experience.

With two championship golf courses to offer, the River and West, Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club offers a great golfing challenge to golfers of all levels. Featuring beautiful tree lined fairways adjacent to the Tweed River and with holes played through rainforest, there is never a dull moment during your round.

Surfers Paradise Golf Club

This 18-hole championship golf course is located in the heart of the Gold Coast and provides golfers with well-manicured fairways and greens. Surfers Paradise Golf Club is open to the public with competition golf for both members and golflink visitors or for just a social game with your mates after work or on the weekends.

The tree lined fairways and strategically placed water hazards make it a true test of golf. With a par of 71, the course provides a good mix and variety of golfing conditions. Possessing a fully automated, recycled watering system and natural drainage, the course is playable and in superb condition year-round.

Palm Meadows Golf Club

Palm Meadows Golf Course at Carrara on the Gold Coast is centrally located within 10 minutes of Surfers Paradise and five minutes from Broadbeach. Palm Meadows welcomes golfers of all standards and patrons may utilise all facilities including clubhouse, function rooms, and Lakeview Restaurant.

The challenging 350-hectare course was designed by leading Australian golfer Graham Marsh. Measuring 6319 metres off the championship tees, the par 72 course features water that comes into play on 14 of the holes as well as 82 sand bunkers.

Palm Meadows’ signature hole is the world famous 18th; it measures 523 metres from the championship tees. Players accept the challenge and decide how much of the right dogleg they want to cut off. American Golf Digest rated Palm Meadows 18th in the world’s top 500 golf holes.

Gainsborough Greens Golf Club

You’ll be captivated by Gainsborough Greens unique Australian charm. The course is surrounded by 230 hectares of unspoiled natural beauty and encompasses a fauna and flora sanctuary which is home to dozens of Eastern Grey Kangaroos.

The course has been open since 1990, and having hosted the Queensland PGA Championship in 1991, 1992, and 1993, is recognised among the elite courses in South East Queensland. Despite its lofty status, Gainsborough is the type of course social players can enjoy. The course is not so difficult that it deters high handicappers, but the exacting layout makes for a challenging day out for even the more experienced golfer.

Kooralbyn Valley Golf Club

The 18-hole championship golf course at Kooralbyn Valley opened for play in October 1979 and in two years was chosen to host the 1981 Queensland Open – a fitting tribute to its superb layout. The first golf resort built in Queensland, with Greg Norman as its touring professional, it is now the golfing holiday destination for tens of thousands of keen golfers every year from Australia and overseas.

‘Kooralbyn’ is the Aboriginal name of ‘Copperhead’. Famous for its Copperhead Challenge, the inland championship course with contrasting nines is just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The front nine winds through natural valleys and watercourses, whilst the back nine flirts with 10 hectares of lakes in the valley basin. The wildlife is abundant, with hundreds of kangaroos feeding on a daily basis.

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SUNSHINE COAST

Looking for a laid back, relaxing destination? You can't go past the Sunshine Coast. Beautiful beaches, fine dining, shopping galore, an endless list of tourist experiences, and of course, first class golf! You won't be disappointed playing this list of golf courses. Spoil yourself with a trip to the Sunshine Coast, you won't regret it.

Twin Waters Golf Club

Twin Waters Golf Club is a challenging world class 18-hole golf course designed by 5 times British Open Champion Peter Thomson. The British influence is especially evident with the many pot bunkers that are sprinkled around in the best links tradition. The pot bunker beside the 8th green resembles the famous St Andrews Road Hole bunker.

The course design takes full advantage of the natural bushland setting and features rolling generous fairways with many grass covered mounds and hollows. Twin Waters is a flexible course, testing the boldest professional, the club player and the casual golfer by alteration of tee and pin placements, coupled with strategic positioning of bunkers and the natural vegetation.

Noosa Springs Golf Club

The superb 18-hole championship layout, cleverly designed and immaculately maintained, provides a delightful challenge for golfers of all ages and skill level.
The championship course is rated amongst the best in Australia. It’s 18 holes meander through lush rainforest and spring fed lakes. As they walk its pristine fairways, golfers catch glimpses of Lake Weyba and Noosa National Park. And when the rounds complete they can relax in the magnificent clubhouse.

Pacific Harbour Golf Club

Located on Bribie Island, the Pacific Harbour Golf Club is an island links style course that focuses on interaction with the surrounding natural elements. The course was designed by Ross Watson, one of the Asia-Pacific’s most well known and highly respected golf course architects.

The design incorporates a number of island greens and extensive natural flora to create a course that is not only visually stunning but extremely playable by golfers of all levels. Based on traditional Scottish Links courses, Pacific Harbour uses the mix and arrangement of hazards, the distinct contouring of greens and the strategic layout of bunkers to make each hole visually distinctive.

Pelican Waters Golf Club

Pelican Waters Golf Club is home to the Sunshine Coast’s first ever Greg Norman designed golf course. Located just one hour north of Brisbane in the stunning surrounds of Golden Beach on the Sunshine Coast, the golf course ranks among the premier golf courses in the country. Where excellence is par for the course, Pelican Waters has intelligently integrated a 6289-metre championship golf course with the existing natural landscape to deliver a challenging golfing terrain.

With its enviable backdrop of the majestic Glasshouse Mountains and nestled within the heart of the master planned community of Pelican Waters, the club offers the golfing enthusiast one of the most unique and rewarding golf courses on the Sunshine Coast.

Maroochy River Golf Club

Maroochy River Golf Club is the Sunshine Coast’s newest and most exciting golf course. Designed by Graham Marsh, the 18-hole par 72 layout is unique in that it is basically a links style course, with wide fairways, few trees and lots of strategically placed bunkers. What makes it challenging is the water, which is a feature of almost every hole, and the wind. It’s a rare day that the wind does not affect play, but one important benefit is that it keeps golfers cool in even the warmest weather.

Though the golf course was opened in only 2015, Maroochy River Golf Club has a long and proud history. As Horton Park Golf Club, it built a wonderful golf course in the heart of Maroochydore, but was forced to relocate to make way for the new Maroochydore CBD. Now, with iconic Mt Coolum as a spectacular backdrop, Maroochy River is an all-purpose golf complex.

Bribie Island Golf Club

Bribie Island is one of the sand islands of Moreton Bay and its natural sand base provides a wonderful growing medium for the lush fairways as well as ideal drainage. With its seaside location and bushland setting the course offers all the playing advantages of a sandbelt course.

The course is an 18-hole, par 72 layout and measures 6203 metres. The well grassed fairways are undulating, following the contours of ancient sand dunes. It is an easy walking course with plenty of challenges offers by the bunkers and sandy lies off the fairways. The greens are generous in size and the 328 grass offers an excellent putting surface.

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HAMILTON ISLAND 

The utter beauty of Hamilton Island in The Whitsundays is awaiting you. Part of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is one of Australia's most spectacular holiday destinations. Featuring pristine white beaches, incredible views, an abundance of coral and marine life, a long list of bars and restaurants, and plenty of water sports and activities. Oh, and don't forget the incredible Hamilton Island Golf Club on Dent Island, one of the most visually stunning courses will will ever encounter!

Hamilton Island Golf Club

The 18 hole par 71 Hamilton Island Golf Course is said to be one of the most challenging in the world. Designed by five times British Open winner Peter Thomson, and taking full advantage of Mother Nature's work, the course is strung along the spectacular ridges and steep valleys of Dent Island.

The course boasts a variety of obstacles for those willing to take on the challenge - wicked winds;impenetrable bushlands; many people have even called the 14th hole, the 'Valley of Death'. Despite its punishing design the golf course is a must do for both novice and professional golfers, catering for all experience levels. Plus, with spectacular views of the surrounding Whitsunday Islands and Coral Sea, the contemporary clubhouse is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal after your unforgettable golfing experience.

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