Australian Veteran Golfers Union National Championship 2024

Riverland, South Australia

20th October To 25th October 2024


The Riverland area of South Australia is home to six golf courses situated in close proximity to Australia’s Murray River.

River Murray Golf courses over three states come with a wonderful reputation, and you will not be disappointed with the three exceptional Riverland courses chosen for this event. The Riverland area is situated close to the SA – VIC  border in the east of South Australia and is on the major road route between Adelaide and Sydney being the Sturt Highway.

You are invited to come on a road trip to enjoy a week of golf and enjoy the pleasures that the region will offer you. The region portrays the River Murray at its best with smooth waters and unbelievable scenery,  where you will see wonderful aquatic birdlife and wildlife reinvigorated by the recent high river levels. Houseboats and water sports are popular in the region with opportunities to cruise, paddle or sail the waters of the Murray,  tributaries and backwaters. The River brings life to a very fertile agricultural region which has the reputation of being Australia’s largest wine production area and the fruit and nut bowl of South Australia. The region is home to many national wine producers as well as boutique wineries, distilleries and breweries. So, come and partake some of the best wines, food and produce in Australia.

Loxton Golf Club

Loxton’s superb golf course located 8kms from the town, presents a relaxed and social atmosphere, perfect for golfing enthusiasts with accomodation on site for the caravanning and RV contingent.

The 18 hole course has been ranked among the Top Ten courses in South Australia, and  the Top 100 Australian country courses.

Lush irrigated open fairways provide a high standard playing surface all year. There are sand bunkers on 10 holes and a varied range of grassy mounds on the surrounds of most holes. Many of the greens have challenging slopes requiring careful approach strategies.The course has an abundance of mature Aleppo Pine, various gums and other shade trees lining fairways and surrounds of most holes.

Berri Golf Club

The Berri Golf Club provides players with a wonderful golfing encounter.  The 18 hole, par 71, Men’s & par 73, Women’s course is made up of fully irrigated fairways that meander through attractive natural mallee scrub and rough that is composed of the natural sandhill environment the course was constructed on, and leading you to challenging greens that play fairly when hit – the course is a test for any player with good drive placement being essential on most holes if you wish to score well..

Resident kangaroos and emus are often seen on the course which only adds to the excitement of the Berri Golf experience.

Modern on-course accommodation and dining experiences allows visitors to stay and play in comfort.

Barmera Golf Club

Barmera Golf Club is one of the Riverland’s most prestigious golf courses. Situated in the heart of Barmera, the Golf Club offers visitors the chance to play a challenging, yet fun golf course. The club has recently received the Golf SA Club of the Year Award for 2022 recognising the quality of the course, friendly atmosphere and modern facilities.

Barmera Golf Course is a par 72, eighteen hole course with pristine fairways and exceptionally fast greens that reward a good approach shot.The greens are surrounded by a mix of shallow bunkers and grassed mounds. Off the fairways is a different story, where you will confront the challenges provided by low lying blue bush native to the area. Barmera golf course is situated in the centre of town offering on course modern accommodation, convenience and activities at your doorstep.

The 2024 Australian Veteran Golfing Championship will be managed by Veterans Golf South Australia in conjunction with the Riverland Veterans Golf Association.

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