For non-golfers, the Hunter Valley region offers numerous activities; cafēs, vineyards and spas, explore Newcastle city and the pristine coast around Coffs Harbour.
Robert Stock was born in the UK and has been a P.G.A. Golf Professional for nearly 20 years. Robert has used his Diploma in Education to further improve his golf teaching skills, and takes pride in the successes of his many students. He has lived and worked in France, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Australia, making travel a very important part of his life. Robert has played tournament golf throughout Europe, and currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. He is highly delighted to be Golf Travel Manager for Travelrite International, the leader in exclusive golf tours throughout the world for the past 20 years.
South African Golfing Adventure 2018 – “Keep up the great work. The tour was fabulous and we would highly recommend it to anyone. Robert was the perfect host. Great charm & English wit.”
California Dreaming Golf Tour 2018 – “The tour was most enjoyable. An experience of a lifetime.”
Exotic Asia Golf Cruise 2017 – “Very enjoyable tour. Robert Stock was good and provided an entertaining time for the group.”
British Isles and Open Golf Cruise 2017 – “Excellent tour – met/exceeded our expectations.” & “The most amazing golf tour. Robert Stock organised the trip to perfection.”
New Zealand Golf Cruise 2017 – “We enjoyed the golf tour and Robert’s personable approach and sense of fun and group management”.
UK Golf Cruise 2016 – “Robert Stock did an excellent job looking after the group”
Golf Tour of Europe 2016 – “The tour was fantastic. The itinerary was brilliant. Robert was an excellent tour leader.”
South Africa Golf Tour 2015 – “An excellent tour, well organised and well managed. Robert Stock involvement with group was excellent”.
Golf Cruise of Britain 2014 – “Robert Stock was absolutely marvellous”.
Golf Tour of Italy 2013 – “Our tour leader Robert Stock was excellent. He made everything run smoothly from the very beginning to the end”.VIEW ITINERARY
DAY 1 Monday 22 March 2021
Chateau Elan, Hunter Valley
Today we will depart Sydney to enjoy Australia’s finest golf and spa resort, Chateau Elan at The Vintage. Located in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country, Chateau Elan offers luxury retreats for up to 200 guests. The Spa at Chateau Elan has 17 treatment rooms and a vast range of specialised treatments available. Guests can choose from 3 types of luxury accommodation – spa suites, one bed bedroom self-contained villas and king rooms. The hotel overlooks the fairways of the Greg Norman-designed course The Vintage golf course.
DAY 2 Tuesday 23 March 2021
Chateau Elan, Hunter Valley,
Play The Vintage
Today we play The Vintage, a course characterised by lots of water and white sand. This bold and beautiful Greg Norman design plays through a hugely interesting topography and with red and white stakes bordering most of the back nine holes the winner on this day will have to successfully navigate the astutely placed hazards.
DAY 3 Wednesday 24 March 2021
Newcastle, Play Cypress Lakes
Today we will play Cypress Lakes. Unveiled in 1992, Cypress Lakes was designed by Steve Smyers of Florida. The course is a must play in the area, with each tee and green offering stunning panoramic views of the Hunter Valley’s famous vineyards and the surrounding Brokenback mountain range. After todays round we will take the short journey to Newcastle where we will stay for three nights.
DAY 4 Thursday 25 March, 2021
Newcastle, Play Magenta Shores
Today we will play Magenta Shores located amongst some of the most inspiring and unspoilt surroundings on the Central Coast of NSW, between Tuggerah Lakes and the ocean beach. Magenta Shores is always ranked among Australia’s finest courses and with intimidating fairway and green-side bunkers, it is sure to excite and terrify in equal measure.
DAY 5 Friday 26 March, 2021
Newcastle, Play Newcastle Golf Club
Today we will play Newcastle Golf Club. The course is an inland links and as one of Australia’s top 10 golf courses always provides a challenge and excitement. This fabulous layout runs through a very natural setting, with every hole crafted so that it lives long in your memory.
DAY 6 Saturday 27 March, 2021
Bonville Resort, Play Bonville
After an early breakfast we will travel to northern New South Wales to stay at The Bonville Resort. Bonville Golf Resort is acknowledged as one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses, consistently voted as the most beautiful in Australia and is the only 4 time winner of Australia’s Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards (2006, 2011, 2012 & 2013). Bonville Golf Resort has also been voted Australia’s Favourite Golf Course in Golf Australia Magazine’s, Australia’s 50 Favourite Golf Courses poll. In the afternoon golfers will enjoy a game of golf at this magnificent course while non golfers can enjoy the facilities at the resort. Tonight we enjoy a three course dinner.
DAY 7 Sunday 28 March, 2021
Bonville Resort, Play Bonville
Today we will play Bonville on our final game on tour. The breathtaking setting of Bonville has seen it described by Peter McWhinney, a respected and much travelled Australian professional golfer, as “the most beautiful golf course in Australia, if not the world”. Voted, “the most beautiful golf course in mainland Australia” for a 14th successive year by The Golf Course Guide, the resort is rated as one of the best in Australia. The Par 72 championship course rises and dips through the serene and beautiful layout with each fairway isolated and private from the next. It’s great appeal lies in the fact that it will stimulate and challenge golfers of every standard. Once you have experienced the beauty and allure of Bonville you will want to return again and again. Tonight we will enjoy a three course farewell dinner.
DAY 8 Monday 29 March, 2021
Today you will be transferred to Sydney.
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Tour deposit fully refundable up to 45 days prior to departure
Touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.
Golf Courses and Tee Times Golf bookings have been made for all the courses and tee times are confirmed. Travelrite International reserves the right to change the golf itinerary in the event of course maintenance or tournaments.
Deposit and Payment: You are required to pay a refundable deposit of $500 per passenger, at the time of booking. The final balance is due within 45 days of departure. Cancellation by you within 45 days of departure will result in the loss of all monies paid. The Tour is based on arrangements which do NOT allow for refunds for any services not utilised, once the Tour has commenced. A 1.5% administration charge will be added to payment by credit card.
Maximum Handicaps: Australian golf courses require a handicap and you should bring your current handicap certificate with you. If you do not have a handicap and would like to join the tour please mention this on your booking form.
Minimum Tour Numbers: The Tour has been based on a minimum of 8 passengers, (including Robert). If less than this minimum has booked 45 days prior to departure, Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the Tour, giving a prompt refund of all monies paid, or to offer arrangements to proceed at a modified cost.
Travel Insurance: Adequate travel insurance is strongly recommended; insure your clubs to the maximum.
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How to Book: Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $900 per person to:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103
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About Travelrite International: Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established family-owned business that’s been operating in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs for more than 35 years. Travelrite International is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), is fully Accredited with ATAS (A10538) and IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators.
“The golf courses were all amazing. Robert has a great ability to organise people with minimum fuss. He was an excellent guide and golf coach and created a wonderful atmosphere. We has a fabulous time.”
“Keep up the great work. The tour was fabulous and we would highly recommend it to anyone. Robert was the perfect host. Great charm & English wit.”