Romsey Golf Club
Romsey is a small, rural town, (2011 population ~4,400) in the Macedon Ranges Region of Victoria. The Golf Club, which dates back to 1921, is situated in Romsey Park in the heart of the town, the course makes up ~70% of “Romsey Park”. This location is ideal for the club’s juniors as they can easily walk or ride their bikes to the course for a round.
The area now known as “Romsey Park” was permanently reserved from sale as a site or place for a Public Park under the provisions of The Land Act 1869.
The original “Romsey Park”
Seventy-four acres, one rood, twenty-four perches, county of Bourke, parish of Monegeetta, being portions of allotments thirty-five and thirty-six of section B: Commencing at a point bearing S. 81° 45′ W. five chains from the north-east angle of allotment thirty-six; bounded thence by lines bearing respectively S. 8° 15′ W. twenty-four chains, S. 81° 45′ W. thirty-one chains, and N. 80° 15′ W. twenty-four chains; and thence by Barry-street bearing N. 81° 45′ E. thirty-one chains to the point of commencement.
In 1883 the following amendments were made. Land was excised from the original Park for;
….. a portion of the land so reserved is not now required for the purpose of a Public Park, and it is expedient that Her Majesty should resume possession of such portion in order that the same may if the Governor in Council thinks fit be reserved as a site for Agricultural Show Grounds:
Land permanently reserved by Order in Council of the 15th October, 1883, as a site for public park, vide “Government Gazette,” 21st September, 1883, page 2227, and 19th October, 1883, page 2414.
The land to be excised from the original park.
Ten acres, county of Bourke, parish of Monegeetta, being part of allotment 36 of section B: Commencing at a point bearing S. 81° 45′ W. thirty-six chains, S. 8° 15′ E. five chains eight links and a half, and N. 82° 33′ E. one chain seventy-nine links and four-tenths from the north-east angle of the said allotment; bounded thence by lines bearing respectively N. 82° 33′ E. nine chains thirteen links, S. 8° 15′ E. ten chains eighty-five links and three-tenths, S. 81° 15′ W. nine chains thirteen links, and N. 8° 15′ W. eleven chains six links to the point of commencement.
The Macedon Ranges Region, altitude 400m to 600m, is well known for its cool climate, quality wineries, agricultural produce, thoroughbred training and breeding studs, tourist attractions such as Hanging Rock, archeological sites such as Mount William Stone Hatchet Quarry and the many and varied B&Bs and guest houses.
Romsey is 65 Km to the north-west of the city of Melbourne, 45 Km north of Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport and 20-30 Km from the nearby towns of Sunbury, Gisborne, Kyneton, Kilmore and Woodend.
Our town has many dining options, if you are looking for an A le carte dining experience, a beautifully fresh sandwich or the ingredients for a wonderful picnic you will find it all at one of the town’s many shops, restaurants or cafes.
For more information on Romsey and district.
With a par of 72/72 (Slope Rating 124) for men and 71/73 (Slope Rating 119) for women, Romsey Golf Course’s tight fairways and smaller greens make it a challenging course that will test golfers of all abilities.
2016 – 2017 Romsey Golf Club Committee
President: Anthony Lakey
Vice President: Kevin Dunn
Secretary: Elaine Scanlon
Treasurer: Kath Jekabsons
Women’s Capt: Lorraine Robb
Committee Members: Jan Harver
Handicappers: Andrew Laing & Elaine Scanlon
Romsey Golf Club,
P/O Box 200,
Park Lane, Romsey,
Ph: +61 3 5429 5385
Clubrooms – not always attended
+61 0400 768 040
+61 0417 088 891