SA's 2nd Oldest golf club and a founding member of the South Australian Golf Association
Nestled in the heart of the Onkaparinga Valley, a comfortable 30 minute drive from Adelaide, is the township of Oakbank, home of the southern hemisphere's largest picnic horse racing carnival. It is also home to the Oakbank Golf Club - South Australia's second oldest - being founded in 1892.
Prior to moving to the current course on Smith Street, the Club was located at the famous Oakbank Racing Club's racecourse for its first 100 years. The Racing Club's stands provided excellent clubroom facilities, but visiting players (and many locals) found the hazards - especially the ever-present race track railings - required extreme caution. Contact between golf ball and railing inevitably resulted in extreme and unpredictable deviation from the intended course! There were no bunkers, but the sand track, railings and other racecourse structures more than compensated as hazards.
The course is ideal for the recreational golfer; is easily traversed, has only two sand bunkers and is fully irrigated. The course and clubhouse facilities are available for green fee players and group bookings when the course is not required for Club events.
We are proud of our reputation for being a friendly and hospitable club. We hope you enjoy our website and will visit us soon.