Melbourne experiences and attractions
Royal Melbourne Golf Club
Royal Melbourne Golf Club is recognised as the top rated golf course in Australia and one of the top ten in the world. Royal Melbourne has hosted numerous national and international championships. It was selected by the PGA Tour to hold the Presidents Cup for the first time outside the United States in December 1998 and hosted the event again in 2011. A private golf club, visitors from interstate or overseas recognised golf clubs are welcomed, however, the courses are not suitable for beginners. A current membership identification card and letter of introduction from the player’s home club are required. Royal Melbourne Golf Club is located at Black Rock, along the stretch of Melbourne’s bayside beaches, approximately 23 kilometres from the Melbourne central business district.