In the early 1920s the Australian Jam Company
purchased 405 acres at Thirteenth Beach and established an asparagus
farm. The original diesel pump which provided water for irrigation is
still beside the 5th tee of The Beach Course. Asparagus farming ceased
in the early 1970s when the property was acquired for beef cattle
production. The size of the property was subsequently increased to over
In 1999, a joint venture was established to create a premium golf and residential precinct on 520 acres. The master plan allowed for 27 holes of golf, clubhouse facility, 150 residential allotments and 150 condominiums.
The Beach Course (designed by Tony Cashmore), the first 18 hole course measuring 6,420 metres, is set along the property's 2.1 kilometres of surf beach frontage. The course was opened for play on 30 November 2001. The course has already been ranked among Australia's Best 20 Golf Courses by two national golf magazines. The Creek Course (designed by Sir Nick Faldo and Tony Cashmore), spanning 6,401 metres has 18 holes and was opened for play on 1 January 2004 to wide acclaim.