The 2018 World Cup of Golf returns to Melbourne, bringing together the greatest players from around the world to compete for their respective country. First played in 1953, the World Cup of Golf is one of the most prestigious golf team events in the world, inviting two-man teams from 28 nations to play “For the Honour” of representing their country. The 2018 World Cup of Golf will be the 59th staging of this event and the third-consecutive playing of the World Cup of Golf in the famed Melbourne Sandbelt region.
Watching golf is great. Playing golf is even better; so you will have the opportunity to play Australia’s top two courses: Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath. These two courses are consistently ranked in the world’s Top 20 courses, and should be on every golfer’s bucket list.
You will stay in downtown for 4 nights at The Langham, Melbourne, situated conveniently on the banks of the Yarra river. You will also enjoy a walking tour of Melbourne’s famed laneways and arcades. On your last day, following morning golf, you will head down to the Mornington Peninsula, wine tasting along the way to one night at the Jackalope Hotel, a new property that is setting the new standard in luxury accommodation.
Named the world’s most livable city for the past seven years, Melbourne is a leader in staging international sporting and cultural events. It’s friendly people welcome visitors from around the globe to their city which is famed for its laneways and cafe culture, known as Australia’s coffee capital, and home to a vibrant arts, music and fashion scene.
Melbourne’s culinary credentials are attracting global attention and the city is the gateway to the State of Victoria, including 21 wine regions, the stunning Great Ocean Road scenic drive and abundant native Australian wildlife.
Victoria’s landscapes offer everything from international surf beaches, islands and coastal experiences to Alpine mountain ranges and inland lakes. Victoria is also a popular destination for domestic and international golf tourism, famed for its Sandbelt and home to picturesque, challenging courses that suit every ability.