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High Court gives approval to Auckland Council to halve golf course

POSTED ON June 20, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

The fate of a popular central Auckland golf course has finally been decided and it will be cut in half. Last year the Albert-Eden Local Board and Auckland Council decided to reduce Chamberlain Park in Mt Albert from an 18-hole golf course down to nine holes, using the freed-up land...


Emirates Australian Open to feature All Abilities Championship

POSTED ON June 10, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

A world-first championship for golfers with a disability will be contested during this year’s Emirates Australian Open in Sydney. On the same course, at the same time and under the same playing conditions, the world’s top golfers with a disability will share the fairways chasing the Australian All Abilities Championship...


Troon International Appointed By Brookwater Golf And Country Club

POSTED ON June 9, 2018 @ 1:37 pm

Troon International is delighted to announce its latest partnership with Brookwater Golf and Country Club, Queensland’s premium golfing destination. The spectacular 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course, set in a beautiful Australian landscape, is now set to benefit from Troon’s unrivalled expertise and experience as the company continues to grow...


Mayor apologises for uproar caused by golf course plan

POSTED ON June 7, 2018 @ 4:20 pm

The New Plymouth mayor’s flip-flop over a proposal to sell part of a coastal reserve – including the city’s only municipal golf course – is complete. At an extraordinary meeting of New Plymouth District Council today, Mayor Neil Holdom recommended the plan to carve up Peringa Reserve and the Fitzroy...


NZ Golf CEO Dean Murphy wins coveted NZ leadership award

POSTED ON May 30, 2018 @ 2:47 pm

New Zealand Golf CEO, Dean Murphy, was awarded the C.K. Doig Leadership Award during the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards night in Wellington earlier this week. Now in their 11th year, the awards are organised and hosted by Sport NZ to recognise and celebrate excellence in New Zealand’s...


SEEKING: Sports Marketing & Event Manager – Golf Central BNE

POSTED ON May 29, 2018 @ 4:46 pm

Golf Central is a state of the art golf entertainment facility located at Skygate, Brisbane Airport. Golf Central includes a golf driving range, mini golf course and a range of food and beverage facilities including bar, café and event space The Marketing and Event Manager will work hand in hand...


SEEKING: Turf Equipment Technician – Indooroopilly Golf Club

POSTED ON May 29, 2018 @ 1:38 pm

Position Type: Full Time Description: Reporting directly to the course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents, you will be an enthusiastic and experienced individual that will be hands on in the day to day maintenance and servicing of a fleet of turf equipment and other club assets, as well as being involved...


PGA Member Craig Spence assists with putting green at The Grounds of Kew

POSTED ON May 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The Grounds of Kew in Melbourne will be the first apartment project in Australia to have its own private putting greens. Each of the four courtyard apartments will have the option to install their own private greens. The courtyards range in size from 237sqm – 271sqm. The Beulah International development...


The Keno Right Direction Conference 2018- Outside Insight

POSTED ON May 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am

Sometimes the best way to gain insight is to get outside! This year we invite you to join us and step outside your club to take a really good look at your business objectively, and then walk back in the front door having gained insight from a great line up...


GA’s Vision 2025 launched to welcome females back into the game

POSTED ON May 23, 2018 @ 11:15 am

Golf Australia (GA) has this week published the complete blueprint for Vision 2025  – an initiative to generate greater female participation, involvement and inclusion in golf all around Australia. Spearheaded by the national body, the scheme “Vision 2025: the future of women and girls in golf” was first announced in...