Driving Ranges in Canberra

Golf can be a very challenging and often infuriating game. But thankfully it is one you can regularly practice, at one of the many driving range Canberra facilities that operate around town. Whether you need to improve your tee-offs, enhance your bunker or short game, or just hone your putting technique, there are a number of excellent places in the nation’s capital where you can improve your game. Outlined below is an overview of some of the best of them.

Bidgee Golf Driving Range

Open 7 days a week, the Bidgee Golf Driving Range is located in Kambah. A full-length driving range it is a large facility with both turf and artificial grass teeing options that welcomes golfers of all abilities. Offering buckets of various sizes, starting from batches of 20 balls all the way up to 100, which can be bought for a hit, the golf shop here also stocks a wide range of golfing equipment for sale, as well as clubs and carts for hire.

Canberra Golf Studio

Presenting Canberra’s first indoor golf practice facility that is powered by ‘Trackman’, the Canberra Golf Studio is widely regarded as the best driving range Canberra has to offer. Embracing state-of-the-art technology, their studio in Fyshwick is open 24/7 and consists of two superior hitting practice bays, both of which are equipped with Trackman radar units that provide you with detailed data analysis of your game. Run by fully qualified PGA professionals, the team here can also provide you with coaching and overall advice about your game.

Royal Canberra Golf Club

Formed in 1926, The Canberra Golf Club, is one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Australia. It also has arguably the best practice facilities in the ACT too, with a fantastic 250-metre driving range and an excellent short game facility that features numerous targets for those who want to work on that aspect of their game. They also have three practice putting greens too where you can hone your technique. All of which is located adjacent to the main Clubhouse area.

Gungahlin Lakes Golf Pro Shop

Situated in Nicholls, the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Pro Shop presents a fantastic selection of all the major golf brands, as well as providing a full range of services for their members and visitors. In addition, they also have an excellent driving range that is open to the public every day. The range is grassed to simulate the same experience as playing on the course. While their onsite PGA professionals can conduct lessons for groups, or individuals on the range as well.

ACT Golf Academy

Located in Narrabundah the ACT Golf Academy is seen by many as the best driving range Canberra has to offer. Open all day, this facility boasts 64 bays across 2 undercover stories. It also has 28 Auto Tee Up machines and even overhead heaters, so you can still practice your swing in the thick of winter. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own gear, you can hire it straight from the facility. While there is also a lovely café should you fancy a latte.