Royal Adelaide

Millicent Golf Club

Australia, South Australia, Country SA
5.1 (15)
Course Opened: 1961

According to the late Mr F Gower, golf was played in Millicent in 1904 on a course which started “opposite the old showgrounds in Mr. Skewe’s paddock, continued across a water course near Bellingers over Williams Road, south to Wyrie Road, over the drain to Newbery’s, back across the drain toward Mt.Gambier Road , over the road toward Woodgreen, with the 9th hole opposite (where Turner’s roadhouse is now situated).

A Golf club as such was formed in 1907 with Mr H.G.Hastings as Secretary and a committee consisting of Messrs. E.W. Skitch, S.Tonge, F.Gower and L.Jefferson. This course of 2,800 yards extended through paddocks belonging to Messrs. Gordon and Boase.

In 1908 the venue shifted to Mr E.J.Harris’s private course which was possibly the original one used in 1904.

Another club was formed in 1912 with the first hole being in the convent school grounds.

In 1930 a move to a portion of “Mayura” where Mr and Mrs Edwards became Honorary Members. Two holes extended onto Mr George Osborne’s land.

Mr Ivor William’s property at Millicent North was used for the 1935 season, the old stables being used as the clubrooms.

The new course at the race course was officially opened in April, 1936 .

1961 saw the official opening of the present course at Mt. Burr.

Extract from the club website:


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