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New Presidency Announced for Golf Management Australia

POSTED ON June 26, 2017 @ 2:53 pm

Stewart Fenton has formally announced his resignation as Golf Management Australia (GMA) President and will be replaced by Andrew Gay of Royal Adelaide Golf Club in the interim. After almost 20 years in the golf industry and nine years at the club, Fenton has proclaimed his departure from Huntingdale Golf...


South Auckland’s Aviation Country Club golf course to close

POSTED ON June 26, 2017 @ 2:21 pm

  A South Auckland golf course could have to close after Auckland Airport, which owns the land, declined to renew the lease it’s held for decades to make way for a new road. At least three other golf courses in the area have closed, relocated or downsized in the last...


Poorer golf clubs under pressure as developers eye prime land

POSTED ON June 25, 2017 @ 1:35 pm

Melbourne’s poorer golf clubs are merging, relocating or closing – in some cases for residential development – while the city’s richest sandbelt courses thrive. And with some clubs facing decreasing memberships and considering selling to developers, the Andrews government on Friday released a report to help decide the fate of...


Vic Government to ensure golf participation remains an economy driver

POSTED ON June 25, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

GOLF has proved a huge driver of jobs and the economy and the state government ­intends to keep it that way. A planning strategy released by the Andrews Government aims to ensure the future of the sport. The discussion paper assesses the values of golf courses, identifies the range of...


The changing face of the golf industry

POSTED ON June 25, 2017 @ 10:25 am

By Mathilda Andersson In Australia, few sporting organisations boast a proud 100-year plus heritage like the PGA of Australia. The association was founded in 1911 to promote the game of golf and elevate the vocation of golf professionals within Australia. Today, over a century later, governing bodies like the PGA...


Yarra Yarra Golf Club Fitness Centre Opens

POSTED ON June 23, 2017 @ 1:15 pm

The Yarra Yarra Golf Club is proud to announce the opening of the first Fitness Centre to be opened by a Sandbelt Club. “The strategic vision of the Yarra Yarra Committee to create such a unique space for our members’ health and wellbeing is outstanding. Yarra Yarra members now have...


SEEKING: Golf Operations/Retail Manager – Sanctuary Lakes Club

POSTED ON June 23, 2017 @ 12:57 pm

Have you thought about turning your passion into your career? Join an Industry Leader Fantastic Permanent Full-time Opportunity   Sanctuary Lakes Club (SLC), is an invigorated member owned golf club, enjoying substantial growth as the leading Golf & Leisure Facility in Melbourne’s West. Home to a globally renowned Greg Norman...


Hooray, Olympic Golf Recommended for the 2024 Games

POSTED ON June 23, 2017 @ 10:09 am

By Mathilda Andersson Perhaps surprising to some, the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board announced late last week that golf’s inclusion in the Olympic Games could be extended to 2024, despite all the controversy surrounding last year’s debut in Rio. Golf’s much anticipated return last August in Brazil, after the sport’s...


SEEKING: Golf Operations Assistant – Clublinks Golf Management

POSTED ON June 22, 2017 @ 2:09 pm

Clublinks is one of Australia’s leading golf, leisure and residential service providers, through the provision of specialist services and industry expertise Clublinks operates Moore Park Golf (MPG) on behalf of the Centennial Parklands and Moore Park Trust (Trust). We have 2 – 3 great opportunities for enthusiastic and hardworking people...


Southport GC Appoints New General Manager

POSTED ON June 22, 2017 @ 10:06 am

One of Gold Coast’s premier private member’s clubs, The Southport Golf Club, has announced its latest appointment of Nik Robinson as the club’s new general manager. Bringing extensive experience and knowledge to the venue, Robinson has a background in IT, specialised in marketing and brand development and has dealt with...