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The grandeur presence of Peppers Moonah Links Resort in Fingal, quietly elevated among Moonah Trees and manicured fairways, is the accredited Home of Australian Golf.

Sitting opposite me in the Spike Bar, is meticulously dressed Executive Assistant Manager, John Comber and Business Development Manager, Kane Disney enjoying a coffee overlooking the vista of green rolling golfing turf, proudly discussing this world class Resort.

Kane, with a corporate background in sporting clubs, Business Management and Tourism and John, with a sound professional background in Hotel Management and guest services, together draw business to the Resort and help uphold the exceptionally high standards of this property.

John explains, “We offer two types of facilities; it’s a leisure resort with golf, professional tuition, and Pro-Shop, and the other is Corporate services such as Conference venues, Business Golf Days and Weddings.”

Ross Perret, Golf Course Architect and golfing great Peter Thomson, designed the two18 hole championship public golf courses.

With acclaimed awards such as Moonah Links Open Course, voted #1 Best Conditioned Golf Course in Australia for the past 5 years and Moonah Links Legends Course, voted #2 Best Conditioned Golf Course in Australia for the past 5 years is mainly credited to Ground Superintendant Kyle Wilson who keeps the courses in first-class condition.

The Resort has also hosted two Australian Open Championships and five major internationally telecast tournaments: – the 2003 and 2005 Australian Open Golf Championships and the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Moonah Classic.

There are even two helipads on the property and Moonah Links Resort boasts the largest fleet of motorized golf carts in Victoria.

Kane said, “We cater for the serious golfer or guests who just want to enjoy the pleasures at our Resort.” He added, “We also hold charitable events and work closely with the charity involved.”

Peppers Moonah Links Resort, celebrating it’s 10th year also caters for nineteenth hole players with the Spike Bar and Pebbles Restaurant, serving fresh locally grown produce.

This golf resort is quintessential to the region’s lifestyles with a special alliance with Peninsula Hot Springs. With adjoining properties, guests can enjoy special packages. For that extra focus on you, endota spa at the Resort offers pampering facilities. There is a swimming pool and tennis courts to add to your leisurely holiday or weekend break.

Accommodation is beautifully appointed and with a contemporary aesthetic and wonderful sceneries to absorb while you whittle away the hours.

CODE WORD: GOLF

Moonah Links Golf Academy is Home to Golf Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport elite player development programs and offers golf memberships for individuals and corporates.

For further information contact the Moonah Links Membership Team on 03 5988 2047 or email moonah@moonahlinks.com.au

Peppers Moonah Links, voted #4 on the Luxury Travel Gold List 2012 for Best Australian Golf Resort, is a proud sponsor of RPP FM, your Voice on the Peninsula.

For details visit website moonahlinks.com.au where your journey begins.

It’s also a great day out for the locals.

Pictured left to right: Kane Disney and John Comber

Words by Debra Mar
Photography: Rab Siddhi