Mr Mark Jessen

9 Best Golf Driving Ranges in Melbourne | Man of Many

Just 10 minutes away from the Melbourne CBD in Fairfield, The Yarra Bend Golf Driving Range is frequented by some of the best golfers in the world. It is easy to see why the facilities are not only of the highest standard but also conveniently accessible to the general public. With a nice short game area plus open hours that stretch into the evening, there’s no doubt that this is a must-try for visitors and locals alike. Yarra Bend Golf might be the best driving range Melbourne has to offer.

1. Yarra Bend Golf

If you’re looking for a public golf range, Melbourne has a few to offer but it’s hard to look past Albert Park. Open to the public, 7 days per week Albert Park Driving Range encourages visits from golfers of all skill levels. Centrally located, only minutes from the Melbourne CBD, in the picturesque Albert Park Lake precinct, you can hit 100 balls for under $20 while enjoying a nice cold drink if you’re so inclined. Not only is it among the best driving ranges in the area, but the facility also houses the Albert Park Golf Academy for players who are looking to improve their game.

2. Melbourne Golf Park

With one of the longest driving ranges in Melbourne, Maroondah Golf Park is our favourite for professionals in Melbourne. If you’re local to the area and new to the sport, there’s still plenty of time for beginners, with beginners clinics, ladies and children’s programs offered at any of the 13 mirrored and floodlit bays. Equipment is top-quality with Srixon full-flight balls used exclusively. No bookings are necessary.

3. Maroondah Golf Park

At the Melbourne Golf Academy, patrons have the opportunity to practice in 34 undercover and floodlit driving bays. The range is 350 metres long that contains a numerous amount of target greens at varying distances. All the while sending quality two-piece Srixon balls for a flight after a decent swing, hopefully.

4. Melbourne Golf Academy

One of the longest driving ranges in Melbourne, Mountain Highway Golf Range sits at 300 metres long with 20 fully floodlit bays. This is one of the best no-fuss places to work on your game, with bulk ball packages available (450 Balls for $65).

5. Mountain Highway Golf Range

If you’re looking for a golf driving range that’s open on Sundays, we recommend heading to Altona Lakes. Although ball prices are relatively high in comparison to the other options on our list (from $14 for 30 balls) the sixteen undercover bays and floodlit driving range make this the perfect place to play when the sun goes down. We recommend purchasing the visit multi-pass that gets you 10x 60 balls for $120. It’s the best way to really improve your skills.

6. Altona Lakes Golf Course

With a professional golfer on stand-by Keilor Public Golf Course Driving Range is a great option for beginners and pros alike. They have what you’re searching for if you want to improve your game with competitive pricing and a convenient location near Melbourne Airport. The perfect way to get some heat out of your system before a flight.

7. Keilor Driving Range

Even though they have a smaller number of hitting bays (12) compared to the majority of driving ranges on our list, the high-quality practice facility is the standout feature at Werribee Park Golf Club. With excellent driving bays, well-kept putting greens and pitching areas, you can work on every element of your game here. Werribee is quite affordable for being such a nice venue, with prices ranging from $8-$12 and club hire coming in at $5.

8. Werribee Park Golf Driving Range

Currently managed by the City of Moonee Valley council, Riverside Golf offers one of the largest undercover golf driving range facilities in Melbourne. Home to 44 floodlit bays, half of them are undercover for poor weather days at the range. If you want to unwind after a rough day or just practice, be sure to check this place out, the prices are competitive!

9. Riverside Golf and Sports Centre

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