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Education Tees Off Together

Being neighbours with the local primary school is a driving force for junior golf: Community Golf Day, Aces,… Read More »

2nd July 2024

Book Your Round on Australia’s first true links

For a limited time, you can play the No.1 public access course on the mainland seven days a… Read More »

24th June 2024

Clubhouse Renovations

Alchemy Construct, the builders chosen to restore and renovate the Clubhouse, recently interviewed their team on-site to understand… Read More »

3rd June 2024

Golf Course Guide Ranking 2024

Barwon Heads has retained its position as the number one ranked course on mainland Australia, listed at number… Read More »

5th December 2023

Royal County Down, Tara Iti, RMGC.

In Gary Lisbon’s latest book Barwon Heads is in the company of RMGC, Tara Iti, Royal County Down,… Read More »

5th December 2023

Marrum Cup Week 2023

  One of the most significant weeks in Australian women’s amateur golf, the annual Marrum Cup took place… Read More »

2nd May 2023

Golf Course Guide Ranking 2023

Barwon Heads has retained its position as the number one ranked course on mainland Australia, listed at number… Read More »

29th January 2023

Hickory Shaft Golf

The Golf Society of Australia’s vision is “to preserve, share and celebrate the history of golf in Australia.”… Read More »

27th May 2022

Barwon Heads Accommodation

Enjoy an overnight stay in the heritage-listed 1924 Clubhouse. “Sitting on the first-floor balcony of my guest room… Read More »

8th May 2022

Caddie Magazine (Video)

A great supporter of the Club, Will Watt, editor-in-chief of Caddie Magazine took to the skies recently to… Read More »

4th August 2021

“Hands Down the Best Clubhouse in Australia”

WHAT makes a great clubhouse? Australian Golf Digest put the question to 190 of their course-rating panellists and… Read More »

3rd August 2021

BHGC Community Golf Day 2024

Bookings open 3.00pm Friday 28 June 2024. The 11th annual Community Golf Day will be held on Sunday… Read More »

7th June 2020

One of Victoria’s Golfing Greats (Video)

Let Ian Baker-Finch show you all that The Barwon Heads Golf Club has to offer. Victoria: A Golfing… Read More »

20th April 2020

Well conditioned

Following a top 25 placing in Australian Golf Digest’s ranking of Australia’s Top 100 courses (January 2020), Golf… Read More »

19th April 2020

Ranked One of the Best Again

We read with great pride that the Club has moved up two positions to #5 in the 2020… Read More »

13th April 2020

Golf Australia Magazine’s Latest Rating

This year marks 31 years since Golf Australia magazine first published a ranking of the country’s best golf… Read More »

2nd January 2020

Melbourne Cup 2020 – Complimentary Golf

    We anticipate reopening the Club’s accommodation soon. This promotion, however, is subject to change depending on… Read More »

1st January 2020

Victorian Junior Open 2019 & 2020.

RESULTS: The 2019 Victorian Junior Open was played from the 16th to the 19th December at The Barwon… Read More »

19th December 2019

Last Minute Two Night B&B Stays – Dec/Jan 2020/21

20% off normal B&B rates for two-night stays. (Selected dates). Looking for accommodation over summer in Barwon Heads?… Read More »

18th November 2019

Five night stays – January 2021

Looking for accommodation over summer in Barwon Heads? Stay any five or more consecutive nights between the 10th… Read More »

12th November 2019

Mainland Australia’s Highest Rated Public Access Golf Course

Every two years Golf Australia magazine publishes its Top 100 list of Australia’s best public access courses. The… Read More »

12th September 2019

Golf Australia Magazine – July 2019

By Brendan James, Editor Golf Australia Magazine: …Barwon Heads Golf Club, was the highest-ranked Bellarine Peninsula course in… Read More »

5th July 2019

Marrum Cup 2019 – Results, Photos

The 94th Marrum Cup Meeting 2019   Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May  … Read More »

7th May 2019

Golf Course Guide 2019

The Barwon Heads Golf Club has moved up one spot overall to #7 in the 2019 edition of… Read More »

22nd December 2018

Guest Update

A guest update with news of course improvements and other stories of interest was emailed recently. You can… Read More »

20th December 2018

We’ve Improved Our Golf. Have You?

  After eight years of significant course improvements, Australia’s first true links is better than ever.   “Consulting… Read More »

16th November 2018

Praise for the Club from Golf Digest Magazine

A course review team from Golf Digest visited the Bellarine in August and an article has since been… Read More »

2nd October 2018

Women’s Invitational Challenge (& Photos)

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st August saw the hosting of one of the premier events on the women’s… Read More »

21st August 2018

Recent Reviews & Course Rankings

AUSTRALIAN GOLF DIGEST MAGAZINE – OCT 2018 “Road Less Travelled” by Mark Harding.   HOUSE GUEST SURVEY COMMENTS… Read More »

15th May 2018

BHGC on Fox Sports Golf Show

Watch Now! The Fox Sports segment featuring Andrew Daddo walking the course with his Mum (and Member) Bronwen… Read More »

5th May 2018

Barwon Cup Results

Thank you for competing in today’s Barwon Cup.  I do hope you all had an enjoyable experience here… Read More »

26th April 2018

Yuka Saso breaks course record

On Tuesday 19th December a new women’s course record (66) was set. Yuka Saso (Phillippines) broke the course… Read More »

22nd December 2017

Golf Australia 2017 Top 100 Rankings

The Barwon Heads Golf Club has jumped up from 7th to 6th place in the Golf Australia Magazine… Read More »

20th June 2017

Marrum Cup 2017 Photos & Results

The Marrum Cup week has been played for 2017. See below for each day’s results and photos. Monday:… Read More »

4th May 2017

Caddie Magazine Video

If you’re wondering what it’s like to experience playing and staying at The Barwon Heads Golf Club watch… Read More »

24th April 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Sunday 5th March

The Club’s Junior Pennant team played Winchelsea in the Ford Cup Pennant Grand Final at Portarlington on Sunday… Read More »

6th March 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Sunday 19th February

Curlewis at Curlewis was always going to be challenging and they were too strong for us today, losing… Read More »

20th February 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Sunday 5th January

Playing second placed Colac at Barwon Valley on Sunday 5th February, everyone once again played very well to… Read More »

6th February 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Sunday 5th February

Playing second placed Colac at Barwon Valley on Sunday 5th February, everyone once again played very well to… Read More »

6th February 2017

Weekly Course Work Plan WB 6 February 2017

Course works planned for this week: Tea tree removal left of the 12th fairway Prepare new 14th fairway… Read More »

6th February 2017

CDP – Course Update: 1st February 2017

14th fairway and new bunkers The new 14th fairway, new fairway bunkers, regular men’s tees and new ladies… Read More »

1st February 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Sunday 29th January

Playing last year’s premiers, Queens Park, at home on Sunday 29th we had a fighting win that would… Read More »

30th January 2017

Junior Pennant Update Sun 22 January

The Club’s junior pennant team played Barwon Valley at Colac on Sunday and came away with a draw… Read More »

23rd January 2017

Junior Golf Week – All results/photos

Monday 9th January Ruth Healy Adult & Junior Foursomes Adult & Junior Foursomes.  9 holes on the main… Read More »

16th January 2017

Junior Pennant Update – Round 1 – Sunday January 15th

Click here to read the mid January Aces eNews containing a Junior Golf Week recap and the round… Read More »

15th January 2017

Junior Golf Week 2017 – Wednesday – Photos & Results

 Wednesday 11th January C.L. Winser Trophy – Boys.  9 holes on the Par 3 Course Winner: Stirling Shier… Read More »

11th January 2017

Golf Australia 2017 Top 100 Rankings Released

The Barwon Heads Golf Club has jumped up from 7th to 6th place in the Golf Australia Magazine… Read More »

28th December 2016

Orange Dropping Stakes

In accordance with Golf Australia’s ‘Local Rules Recommendations 2016’, the Club’s dropping stake will be changed from blue… Read More »

21st December 2016

The Longest Day of Golf – Result

The Longest Day is a golf challenge which was held on Monday, December 19 to seek donations for… Read More »

21st December 2016

R&A Pace of Play Guidelines

Golfers may have differing views on what constitutes an acceptable pace of play, but there is no doubt… Read More »

2nd December 2016

Charity Day – Thank You

The Charity Day held at the Club on Monday 24th October was a tremendous success raising funds in… Read More »

26th October 2016

Greens Reconstruction and Fairway Work – late 2016

Prior to making a green fee or stay and play booking, guests should be aware that reconstruction of… Read More »

25th October 2016

Women’s Invitational Challenge Trophy

Congratulations to Victoria GC who won the third annual Women’s Invitational Challenge Trophy played on Monday 22 and… Read More »

24th August 2016

Magazine Feature

The Australian Turfgrass Management Journal (May/June 2016) features Barwon Heads and Course Superintendent, Adam Lamb. Click here to… Read More »

20th June 2016

Distance Measuring Devices – Range Finder Enhancement

Members using range finder distance measuring devices on the course are advised to focus their device on the… Read More »

14th June 2016

Marrum Cup

Click here for all results and links to photos for each day. Click here for the Geelong Advertiser… Read More »

10th May 2016

Marrum Cup

RESULTS – 2016 MARRUM CUP Thursday 5th May 2016 Winning Team : Commonweath GC 215 : Sheradyn Johnson… Read More »

6th May 2016

Fire Brigade / Guest Charity Day

The Club gratefully acknowledges the generosity from businesses and individuals for their donation to the Barwon Heads CFA… Read More »

13th April 2016

Bunker Rakes

Effective immediately, all bunker rakes on The Barwon Heads Golf Club course are to be positioned outside the… Read More »

30th December 2015

New Bunker Rake Policy

Effective immediately, all bunker rakes on The Barwon Heads Golf Club course are to be positioned outside the… Read More »

16th December 2015

9th Green 2005 v. 2015

Now and then shots of the 9th green taken in 2005 and almost from the same position today…. Read More »

2nd November 2015

Course Reviews

The club has featured several times in the golfing media over the past year. Here is a selection… Read More »

1st June 2015

New Junior Program

The Club is excited to announce the launch of its new junior program and would like to invite… Read More »

20th May 2015

Junior Program – ACES

The objectives of the BHGC junior program are to: Develop an active and vibrant junior membership category of… Read More »

20th May 2015

Conditions Of Play Document

The attached document outlines the conditions of play that are held here at The Barwon Heads Golf Club…. Read More »

25th February 2015

Top 10 Public Access Course – Australia-wide.

In Golf Australia magazine’s exclusive ranking of Australia’s Top 100 Public Access Courses for 2015, Barwon Heads Golf Club… Read More »

23rd February 2015

Well done Juniors

At the regional finals of the Victorian Primary Schools Golf held on Tuesday 18 November at Curlewis GC,… Read More »

19th November 2014

BHGC rated one of Australia’s Best Golf Getaways

Golf Australia Magazine August 2014 Issue #306 “Regal Barwon Heads typifies the great traditions of the game. The… Read More »

11th August 2014

Siren System Modifications

Modifications to the audible message alerts announced by the on-course siren system have been completed. There are three… Read More »

27th July 2014

Privacy Policy Update

To reflect the recent changes made to the Australian privacy laws, the Club has made some updates to… Read More »

11th March 2014

Gather Your Friends and Travel Back to 1907.

New Groups Welcome. The Barwon Heads Golf Club is the perfect place for an annual get together. Now,… Read More »

1st November 2013

The rising status of Bellarine golf.

The Barwon Heads Golf Club leads a feature article on the rising status of Bellarine Peninsula golf in… Read More »

20th March 2013

The Rolex World’s Top 1000

The Club has been selected in the 2nd edition of “The Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses” as… Read More »

13th January 2013

Must Play Holes

Golf Australia magazine (October 2012) has produced their list of  Australia’s top 25 golf holes; or in their… Read More »

20th November 2012

Golf Australia Magazine – Course Review

The current Golf Australia magazine features a glowing course review of Barwon Heads. In the article, the reviewers… Read More »

29th September 2012

Village Video featuring BHGC

Click here to view the latest video filmed by Tourism Victoria showcasing our wonderful village. Our club and… Read More »

22nd December 2011

Trouble logging in? Login tricks and other tips.

Notes and other useful tips for logging in to the member area of the website:   Trouble logging… Read More »

11th June 1999