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Help save 18 holes at Albert Park

Many Melbourne golfers have been shocked by plans to drastically reduce the size of Albert Park golf course and move the Albert Park driving range on to the reduced site.

Golf Australia submitted an objection to Parks Victoria for the draft Albert Park Master Plan in January.  

A community campaign to save the golf course has been building rapidly since.

Golf lovers around the country are encouraged to lend support by visiting  www.facebook.com/save18holes/ and www.change.org/p/save-albert-park-s-iconic-golf-course to offer their views and alternatives.


Comments

Posted by Dave McGowen at
22/02/2018 03:09 PM
The course shouldn't get demolished but the course itself is rubbish. If they keep it they need to spend millions re-designing it.
Posted by Richard Marks at
14/02/2018 06:55 PM
Leave it the hell alone
Posted by Philip Walshe at
13/02/2018 10:29 PM
Leave well enough alone. There is plenty of park space already. The golf course is used by thousands of golfers every year. It’s convenient for thousands of golfers who use the course regularly.
Posted by Lexi at
12/02/2018 11:03 PM
#save18holes Albert Park Golf Course needs your support to stop Parks Victoria tearing up this iconic public golf course. Leave it alone, leave the diving range alone and let Melburnians and vistors appreciate this unique golf course. #save18holes
Posted by George at
12/02/2018 11:39 AM
Keep the course but also look into upgrading the facilites and the fairways
Posted by Iain at
09/02/2018 05:07 AM
Disaster - about to be seconded to Melbourne - delighted to spot that office is 1 Queens Rd - right next door to this course. Not great news for this global golfing Scot ! What could be better than having course in centre of global city - judge cities by quality green spaces. Invest not destroy !!
Posted by David Ineson at
08/02/2018 04:14 PM
why when golf numbers are not reducing and the population is increasing do the non golfers want to reduce the golf courses particularly one so conveniently situated.
Posted by Ken Staff at
07/02/2018 10:24 PM
As a former shift worker in the city I had the pleasure of being able to play after work at this venue thanks to its location. LEAVE IT ALONE.
Posted by Phil & Karen Adams at
07/02/2018 08:37 PM
Why destroy golf courses? Think of Kingswood and other clubs gone for development. It would be such a shame.
Posted by Mimi Ermert at
07/02/2018 07:29 PM
A hundred plus years of Governments made Melbourne the "Most liveable city". Our current governments -plural, are turning us into a greedy concrete jungle.
Posted by Charlie at
07/02/2018 04:11 PM
Upgrading the course, don't demolish
Posted by John Tuddenham at
07/02/2018 03:31 PM
This course is 'part of the structure' of Melbourne...don't try and fix what ain't broken!!! This is an iconic piece of the City that need looking after, not destroyed. There are plenty of other places, planners can go!!!
Posted by r richardson at
07/02/2018 03:17 PM
when in melbourne i stay across the road and play this course when possible very convenient for tourists it must stay
Posted by david mcilroy at
07/02/2018 03:10 PM
keep it at any cost?
Posted by Peter Weire at
07/02/2018 02:02 PM
If they must re use the land for other park type project then for common sense sake leave 9 holes for the 1000's of golfers that have. presently or will use the course in the future.
Posted by Brian Wild at
07/02/2018 01:01 PM
What a waste demolishing an iconic course like this so close to the city. How many overseas cities the size of Melbourne would have this kind of facility at hand. Leave it alone.
Posted by william ayres at
07/02/2018 12:08 PM
The beautiful trees on this golf course make it unique, should never be interfered with, to play there is a privilege.
Posted by Joy Wild at
07/02/2018 11:49 AM
Lets keep this great course so close to the city of Melbourne.

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