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by Sarah Says (subscribe)
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Published July 13th 2012
An excellent place to visit whatever your level of experience or enjoyment. I am a total novice, but went recently with my brother (not a novice, actually quite good), my sister-in-law and my 3yo niece to play on the driving range and putting green.

I had tried "golf" only once before using a simulator at a corporate event, I couldn't hit the ball and it was massively embarrassing, so I vowed to never do it again, but its so much better in real life and I really enjoyed it (and this time I hit the ball) and Emerald Lakes (known as the French Quarter) is just visually stunning.

Emerald Lakes Golf Club
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Its an ideal place for the whole family as it includes something for everyone: a crazy golf course, a driving range, a full 18 hole course (which is floodlit so you can play till 9:30pm), a small playground for kids, putting green, golf school and a great clubhouse that overlooks the course and stunning lakes and offers all kinds of food, drinks and gaming.

Its prices are really reasonable too, its just $10 for a bucket of 80 balls, which is plenty for the driving range and putting green.

Prices:
18 Holes - $72 pp (inc cart) / $53 walking
9 Holes - $40 pp (inc cart) / $28 walking
Golf Under Lights - $37pp (inc cart) / $25 walking
Nine & Dine - $44pp (inc cart) / $32 walking

They have some great offers and events on too - check out their amazing Nine n Dine offer which is 9 holes of golf, dinner and beer for just $44pp. Also if you like a bit of live jazz then check out Jazz Sundays on every Sunday between 12 and 3pm.

It's in such a pretty setting and is a great place to visit whether in a couple, with family or with mates. It was a fab intro into golfing for me; I shall definitely be back to work on my swing!

Located about 8 mins from Broadbeach on the Nerang-Broadbeach Road in Carrara. Just opposite the Metricon Stadium.

Check out the website for more details.
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Phone: (07) 5594 4400
Where: Corner of Nerang Broadbeach Road & Alabaster Drive Carrara QLD 4211
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Whilst emerald lakes is a nice course, I would also advise to strongly check out North Lakes Resort Golf Club. It's and awesome 18 hole Championship Golf Course in North Brisbane and also has a Driving Range.http://www.northlakesgolfclub.com.au
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