We're blessed to have a bunch of world class courses in Geelong and The Bellarine, with people in funny outfits travelling from far and wide to enjoy a tee time in our backyard.
Sadly, when it comes to golf, i'm more of a Happy Gilmore than an Adam Scott, and my skills tend more towards losing golf balls than bagging birdies.
So imagine my excitement to hear about The Range. The new venture from the team at Curlewis Golf Course, featuring a state of the art driving range, professionally designed mini golf course and an X-Golf room (a digital simulation that lets you play courses from around the world). There's even a PGA Pro in residence, for those looking to take a look at their hook or make their slice nice.
Basically, it's all the good bits of golf... without the endless walking around, sifting through sand traps and wading through water features. Plus, you can grab a drink from the bar whenever you get thirsty.
Open 7am till late, and featuring an airy open plan dining area and bar, The Range is an excellent choice for aspiring golf pros looking to improve their long game and weekend putters looking for some family fun.