The Eastern Golf Club has taken the traditional ‘golf club’ environment to new heights, creating a destination experience appealing to golfers and non-golfers in the heart of Melbourne’s food and wine playground – the Yarra Valley.
In selecting the stunning setting of Yering Gorge, where bushland intersects with the Yarra River against the backdrop of the Christmas Hills and Dividing Ranges, Eastern Golf Club’s vision was to establish a beautiful country estate within the peaceful environment of the Yarra Valley, whilst respecting the informal character and rich traditions of the Club that date back to 1896.
With a philosophy to create an environment that would be in harmony with the broader landscape, The Eastern Golf Club commissioned Greg Norman Golf Course Design (GNGCD) to design the 27 hole championship standard course plus Shark Waters – its 9 hole, par 3, course that is scheduled to open late 2017. Recognised as an industry leader in promoting the compatibility of golf courses with the environment, Norman has created a course that is complementary to the existing topography whilst ensuring the spectacular natural features and dramatic views are maximised to enrich the playing experience.
A spectacular events destination within an hour of the city for corporate meetings, events and executive retreats.
Featuring six dedicated rooms with capacity for up to 150 guests for dinner and 250 for a cocktail reception; with the option of indoor and outdoor break-out spaces. All rooms feature state-of-the-art technology and magnificent vistas of the internationally recognised Yarra Valley.
A suite of indoor team building experiences can be incorporated within your programme including bush walking, mountain biking, fishing and Segway’s.
Located within the peaceful environment of the Yarra Valley on a 120 acre Nature Reserve, this spectacular wedding destination provides the perfect setting for your special day.
Hold your ceremony with the magnificent vistas of the surrounding Christmas Hills and Dividing Ranges as your backdrop whilst the understated elegance of the clubhouse provides a range of dedicated function spaces for you to choose from for your wedding reception with capacity for up to 150 guests for dinner and 250 for cocktail receptions.
Designed by leading architects, Perrott Lyon Mathieson, the Clubhouse reflects an environment of understated elegance whilst engaging with the surrounds through the harmonious choice of building materials; subdued colour selection and a design focus that creates seamless transitions between interior spaces and the natural environment. The surrounding landscape has seen the reintroduction of native plants and the use of rock forms and water to emulate the uniquely Australian landscape.
The Eastern Golf Club Clubhouse features separate adult and children’s games rooms, formal and casual dining areas for members and guests of Yering Gorge Cottages and Sports Shop.
The Club boasts a range of recreational activities such as four tennis courts, Golf Teaching Academy which utilizes some of the most advanced golf teaching / fitting equipment the market has to offer, 12km of bushwalking trails throughout the Clubs private nature reserve, mountain biking, fishing and gymnasium.