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Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club

VIP GOLF PASS Just $299 - over $900 of value! CLICK HERE

Description The Palms golf course at Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club offers a uniquely challenging course layout, embedded within a tropical landscape of century old cabbage palms and paperbark trees. The highly regarded Pines course is private and exclusive to Members and InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort guests only. Equity memberships are available.
The Parkway 
Sanctuary Cove QLD 4212
Golf Phone (07) 5699 9000
Professionals Michael Jones, Steve Darmody, Terry Price, Matt Ballard
Hire Clubs $50, carts compulsory (included in green fees)
Club House Private Clubhouse and The Country Club
Green Fees The Palms $160 including cart (Two for the price of one with Guide), The Pines (exclusive to Members and InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort guests only)
Saving $160
Savings available to users of The GOLF Course Guide.
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Course information courtesy of The GOLF Course Guide 2019 Click here for details

On Course Living

Course Details

Holes 18
Length 6581
Slope (max) 132
GCG Ranking † 20
Design Rank † 18
Conditions Rank 19
Aesthetics Rank † 46
Designer Arnold Palmer
Holes 18
Length 5890
Slope (max) 130
GCG Ranking † 36
Design Rank † 32
Conditions Rank 24
Designer Ross Watson

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Our VIP Golf Pass is great value at just $299 with over $900 worth of value.

The VIP Golf Pass includes:

• 5 rounds of 18 holes of golf on The Palms golf course
• $50 Golf Shop voucher
• 50% off range balls at The Palms driving range
• 7 day discount green fee:
– Card holder $75 per round (includes shared electric cart), valid for up to 7 guests.
– Guest $90 per person (includes shared electric cart)
• Includes maintaining Golf Link handicap for 12 months

To purchase your VIP Golf Pass phone 07 5699 9000 or email.

*Conditions apply. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase.


Sanctuary Cove is Australia’s first fully integrated residential resort, offering unparalleled services and facilities within a first class leisure lifestyle community. Located in the northern Gold Coast, 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise and just 45 minutes from Brisbane, Sanctuary Cove offers the very best in lifestyle living.
As part of Sanctuary Cove’s leisure lifestyle, the destination includes two championship golf courses, a Marine Village featuring more than 80 specialty stores, all-inclusive sporting and fitness centre, private Country Club, 297-berth marina and five-star Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove.
Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club is a private club offering the first release of transferable equity memberships in the golf, sports and leisure facilities at Sanctuary Cove.

The club’s unrivalled offering includes the only Arnold Palmer designed course in Australia, The Pines, and Sanctuary Cove’s renowned resort course, The Palms.
As part of an $8.8 million redevelopment program The Palms has been redesigned according to a masterplan by golf course architect Ross Watson, and opened in April 2011.
Sanctuary Cove's new $13 million Golf and Country Club (pictured above) is one of the most spectacular facilities in the Australian golf arena. Completed in 2010, the state-of-the-art clubhouse forms a striking feature atop a picturesque waterfront location on The Pines.

After undergoing an $8.8 million reconstruction and a redesign by renowned golf course architect Ross Watson, The Palms golf course is considered a championship course rivalling some of the best golf courses in Australia. It 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 playing membership.

The Palms

Nestled within century old Cabbage Palms, The Palms golf course is a return to the traditions of the game, with distinctive holes, deep greenside bunkers and boldly contoured greens. Requiring creative shot making, The Palms is designed to challenge players of all abilities. “The Palms is unique because of its rustic bunker style and unique layout. The Palms is deliberately shorter and requires the player to think more about where the pin is and where they need to be aiming - It’s the thinking man’s course.” Ross Watson – Course Architect

The Pines

As Australia’s only Arnold Palmer signature course, The Pines golf course is recognised as one of Australia’s best and most challenging courses. Carved through 101 hectares of established pine forest, the course features corridor approaches to several holes, with lakes guarding others. Fourteen of the holes are contoured around six man-made lakes. An abundance of wildlife features on The Pines including rare bird life and scores of native Australian kangaroos

With a scratch rating of 74 off the black tees and 72 off the blue tees the course offers a very special golfing experience. In the words of Sanctuary Cove’s touring professional, Adam Scott, “When I think of great golf in Australia, I think of The Pines at Sanctuary Cove, a true test of the game.” The Pines practice facilities include three practice holes only a short distance from the Clubhouse, two practice putting and chipping greens as well as a double-ended driving range; all set within a beautiful landscape of pine trees, native wildlife and The Pines golf course.

The Sanctuary Cove Country Club


The Country Club located along Gleneagles Drive prides itself in providing Equity Members with access to some of the very best facilities on the Coast. We provide the ultimate training and recreation environment with the latest gymnasium equipment, four air conditioned training rooms, a weight training room, a secluded yoga studio and group fitness room, five floodlit tennis courts, a 25-metre heated lap pool with barbeque gazebo, private spas and saunas, specialised treatment rooms, our first class kidz club, Arnie’s Café and Bar and our highly trained professional staff.
The Club provides a great range of services all under the one roof. The Country Club is complimentary for all Equity Members.
Fitness Classes include body balance, body pump as well as circuit training, yoga, pilates, body conditioning, cardio box, step, Zumba, Rev It Up and aqua classes. Massage and Beauty
Our qualified, experienced therapists can help you recover from overtraining, golfing injuries or general life stress as well as deliver a range of beauty treatments.
Drop into Arnie’s Café and Bar and enjoy a meal or a beverage overlook the 18th green.

Golf Memberships

Membership Options for Golfers - Equity Membership
Your Membership is a share and is your key to access first class golf, sport and leisure facilities as well as an asset which can be dealt with in a way similar to any other investment. Single, Family and Alternate Memberships provide you with access to:
The Pines golf course, driving range and practice facilities
The Palms golf course, driving range and practice green
Private Golf Clubhouse
The Country Club
Reciprocal golf club rights
Unlimited social rounds for you
Exclusive invitations to private Club events and tournaments for you and your guests


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