Brookwater Golf & Country Club: Gateway to Queensland’s Elite Golfing Experience

Joining the elite ranks of Brookwater Golf & Country Club is not just a matter of wealth or desire. Even for Australia’s sports luminaries, admission to this prestigious golf haven is a feat, hindered by long waiting lists, hefty fees, and exacting standards.

Nestled in the heart of Queensland, Brookwater Golf & Country Club, while a recent addition in the region, has swiftly cemented its status as an 18-hole masterpiece, a creation of Australian golfing legend Greg Norman. This club not only offers a superb golfing experience but also holds a special place in the hearts of sporting icons like tennis superstar Ash Barty.

Upholding Standards & Exclusivity

The membership process to this club is intricate, involving endorsements from current members and multiple interactions with club managers. This meticulous procedure ensures that new members align with the club’s prestigious clientele.

Brookwater Golf & Country Club
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Brookwater offers various membership options, with fees varying based on factors such as residency, age, and skill level. Residents enjoy waived joining fees for 7-day memberships, while nonresidents face a joining fee and higher annual costs. The club facilitates online application forms, accommodating different age groups and preferences.

Brookwater maintains a strict dress code for both ladies and gentlemen, ensuring that all members and guests present themselves in a manner befitting the club’s prestigious status. This code excludes casual or offensive attire, emphasizing the club’s commitment to maintaining an environment of respect and professionalism.

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Ranked highly by Golf Digest and Top 100 Golf Courses, Brookwater’s reputation extends beyond its aesthetic appeal. It stands as the #1 Public Access Course in Queensland, as recognized by Golf Australia Magazine. This accolade underlines the club’s exceptional quality and its allure for golf enthusiasts.

Ash Barty’s Connection to Brookwater

The club’s prominence is further heightened by its association with Ash Barty, former World No. 1 tennis player and now a golfing marvel. Her victories in the club’s ladies’ competitions, shortly after retiring from tennis, speak volumes of her athletic prowess.

Moreover, Brookwater holds sentimental value for Ms Barty, being the place where she met her husband, Garry Kissick, further intertwining her personal and professional journeys with the club.

Her seamless transition from tennis to golf, exemplified by her success at Brookwater, has garnered admiration from golfing legends like Tiger Woods. Her repeated victories at the club’s tournaments underscore her remarkable adaptability and skill in the sporting arena.

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Published 22-Jan-2024

Golf Next? Ash Barty Clinches Golf Title at Brookwater

Ash Barty shocked the world of tennis when she retired at the top of her game so she could go after ‘other dreams.’ These days, she can be seen swinging a golf club in winning form at Brookwater Golf and Country Club, where she recently proved her championship streak isn’t over just yet. 

On Saturday, 2 April 2022, Ash won the ladies’ competition against five women at the Brookwater Golf and Country Club. The 25-year-old bagged $30 for her win, a far cry from her over $30-million winning in tennis.

Nonetheless, there have been speculations were that the World No. 1 could be coming out of retirement to play golf professionally. It won’t be a surprise to her fans, however, as Ash is quite a talented golfer and played with Tiger Woods before. 

Woods even said that Ash has “got a great swing.” Two-time Queensland amateur champion Louis Dobbelaar also believes that Ash has all she needs to pursue golf as she’s natural at it. 

Ash has been a member of the Brookwater Golf and Country Club for a few years and she also won the club championship in 2020. Members adore her down-to-earth nature. 

The tennis superstar is currently building her new home at Brookwater Residential as it suits the quiet lifestyle she craves for. The golf course is a stone’s throw away from the residential community.  

Aside from tennis and golf, Ash is also a great cricket player and had a full-time contract with Brisbane Heat in 2015 during her brief break from tennis in 2014. One of her former Heat coaches said that she’s very team-oriented and showed outstanding batting skills from the get-go. Her father is a major cricket fan and she sat many hours with him watching the games on TV as a child. 

Despite the speculations, Ash has been mum about her next plans post-retirement from tennis. The world will just have to wait and see her next move.

BLVD Restaurant Re-Opens at Brookwater Golf Club

After being forced out of the Springfield Lakes Hotel, which was turned into a quarantine centre in August 2020, BLVD Restaurant announced that it’s back to serving its famous American smoked BBQ in a new home after four months.

Since late December 2020, BLVD Restaurant has been slowly but surely accepting dinner bookings for guests to enjoy a delicious banquet at the Brookwater Golf & Country Club on Tournament Drive. The restaurant has also changed its name to Boulevard at Brookwater.  

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“We are pleased to announce that former owners of BLVD have relocated to our beautiful venue as Boulevard at Brookwater and is now officially open seven days a week with a new mouth-watering menu!” the management at the Brookwater Golf & Country Club said. “We will also be holding special events such as Gin and Seafood, Sip and Paint sessions and much more! We look forward to welcoming you to Boulevard at Brookwater!” 

Patrons who crave a filling lunch at the old BLVD Restaurant may enjoy the same service and quality of food at the golf clubhouse. The best thing is Boulevard at Brookwater is open for non-members of the golf course so anyone can reserve a table and order a three-course lunch with a glass of beer.

However, an advanced booking is highly recommended as the restaurant currently offers limited seats due to the public health and safety guidelines. The menu frequently changes at the restaurant as well so it’s best to phone 3814 5500 or text Dinner to 0431 011 151 for enquiries, including pick-up options for meals and the restaurant’s popular Deluxe Grazing Board.

Follow Boulevard at Brookwater on Facebook for updates and announcements.