Marrickville Golf Club was formed in 1941 by local devotees and still retains strong links with residents and Marrickville Council. A par-60 for men and par-62 for women, the course is situated on the historic Cooks River just 11km from the Sydney Business District and only 4km from the airport. The course at Marrickville Golf Club is characterised by the demand for accuracy off the tee and precise approach shots, providing a great challenge for the beginner while giving even the elite golfer the perfect platform for sharpening their short game. The nature of the course is ideal for all golfers regardless of age and ability. Marrickville Golf Club caters for all social players and groups, seven days a week. It is particularly popular with social groups thanks to its central location.